When it comes to prime real estate, JHSF is one of the top names in South America. JHSF entered the real estate sector in 1972 and has thrived; the company now has more than five hundred employees and continues to expand its operations into other countries. Located in Sao Paulo, the company operates primarily in the Brazilian Market but has also stamped their footprint in Uruguay and the United States. They specialize in shopping malls, airports, hotels, and other real estate projects which include commercial and residential properties totaling a total of 6 million square meters of real estate. The current value of all assets is approximately 1.20 billion Brazilian Real. This company has been selling publicly on the Sao Paulo Bovespa stock exchange since 2007.
José AuriemoNeto is chairman and CEO of JHSF. He is an alumnus of the Fundacao Armando ÁlvaresPenteado University located in San Paulo Brazil. Mr. Neto began working with the company in 1993 and began making moves that resulted in the company’s growth right away.
In 1997 Mr. Neto founded the companies services department and created Parkbem; this is a parking lot management company. In 2001 Mr. Neto led the company into the shopping center segment. They developed the Shopping Metro Santa Cruz in Sao Paulo, Brazil; this was the first mall that included a subway station in Brazil. This property saw heavy traffic daily, with approximately 75,000 people passing through daily. This asset has since been sold to BR Malls. Under the watch of José Auriemo Neto, the company continued gaining momentum when they launched into the retail sector in 2009; during this year they signed partnership agreements which introduced Hermes and Jimmy Choo to Brail.
Under the Leadership of Mr. Neto, the company is expected to grow and could possibly continue to expand into different markets. The company currently owns a high-rise apartment building on Fifth Avenue in New York facing Central Park. As the United States continues to recover from their real estate debacle that resulted in the Great Recession, this company could possibly acquire more properties in major cities such as New York, Atlanta, and Miami.
Arthur Becker is a Managing Partner of Madison Partners. Prior to that, he was the President and Chairman of Zinio, the world’s major digital platform. Arthur has also held the position of President for NaviSite, a firm that provided application management services and technology to both the UK and US customers in between the year 2000 until 2010. He has also been a top advisor for seven years for a fashion company known as Vera Wang.
According to NY Daily News, it is during his work time at NaviSite and Vera Wang that he became very much engaged into real estate and technology. It was after the selling of NaviSite in 2011, when his interest in real estate increased through his investment in condominium development in Miami, FL and New York. He also became exposed to some biotech companies in their early stage and became encouraged by the developments in the biotechnology and the economic opportunities that made a relevant impact on people’s daily lives.
At around the age of 16 years, Arthur worked at a small town’s park department where he did the job of moving the rock filled roadsides. At the same time, he was mowing steeps and, that is where he found the idea of seeking a better working place.
As per Ideamensch, Arthur Becker went to Maryland University at Baltimore where he obtained his MSW. Mr. Becker also has a Ph.D. from the child institute of Maryland. In addition, he has a diplomat in forensic science and child psychology from the board of psychological specialties at America.
He has published dozens of professional journals on peer-review which he has presented in numerous regional and international meetings. He also has a book and DVD known for creating capacity. Arthur then finalized on a book called Attachment-Facilitating with Deborah Shell which was published in 2010.
Arthur was very intrigued by the trends and emerging issues in biotech regarding the treatment of cancer despite him not having any medical treatment. Becker lives with his wife and children in Williamsville. He has three children, having the last and youngest from an adoption in china 14 years ago. More details can be found on LinkedIn.