Our Team

Senior investment professionals specialize in real estate structuring, design, development and asset management. The senior investment professionals are supported by knowledgeable in-house legal, compliance, investor relations, finance and tax professionals in the United States, Brazil and Europe.

Senior Leadership

Thomas M. Shapiro

President and Chief Investment Officer

Thomas M. Feldstein

Senior Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel

Joshua Pristaw

Senior Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets, Co-Head of GTIS Brazil

João Teixeira

Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of GTIS Brazil

Robert Vahradian

Senior Managing Director, Head of US Investments

Amy Boyle

Senior Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

United States

Ed McDowell

Managing Director, Head of US Acquisitions

David Pahl

Managing Director, US Income Investments

Theodore Karatz

Senior Director, US Acquisitions

Tom Blair

Director, Portfolio Management

Chris Chang

Director, Asset Management

Scott Bordogna

Director, Asset Management

Amit Rind

Director, US Acquisitions

Anil Padiyedathu

Senior Director of Fund Finance

Jonathan Snider

Senior Director of Fund Finance


Carlos Roberto D'Amato

Managing Director, Finance

Maristella Val Diniz

Managing Director, Development & Asset Management

Eduardo Klepacz

Managing Director, Head of Brazil Infrastructure

Robert McCall

Managing Director, Head of Brazil Acquisitions

Alberto Pedrini

Managing Director, Design and Construction

Juliana Bastianello Baldin Martins

Director, Legal

Audreane de Iasi

Director of Design and Construction

Tarik Maruno

Senior Director, Business Development

Paulo Millen

Senior Director, Asset Management

Beatriz Jardim Rosique

Director, Legal

Stephen E. Tanenbaum

Managing Director, Head of Industrial/Logistics

Patricia de Campos Valadares

Director, Development & Asset Management

Capital Markets

Peter Ciganik

Managing Director, Strategy, Research and Investor Relations

Dietrich Heidtmann

Managing Director, Head of International Capital Markets

Chaitali D. Patel

Managing Director, Investor Relations

Thomas M. Baur

Senior Director, US Income Investments

Peter Ciganik

Managing Director, Strategy, Research and Investor Relations

Peter Ciganik is a Managing Director of Strategy, Research and Investor Relations at GTIS and leads the Investor Relations and Client Services functions across the Firm’s investment vehicles. In addition, Mr. Ciganik is responsible for the Firm’s macro and investment research, global strategy and new business development.

Mr. Ciganik’s experience in the real estate industry began in 2002. Prior to joining GTIS in 2007, Mr. Ciganik worked with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds (MSREF) in London, and with Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners (LBREP) in New York.

In his prior engagements, Mr. Ciganik was responsible for the evaluation, financial modeling and due diligence of equity and mezzanine debt investments, participating in the acquisition of over $800 million of individual and portfolio assets. Before LBREP, Mr. Ciganik worked with Lehman’s Corporate Strategy and Acquisitions group, and as a business analyst with McKinsey & Co. in Frankfurt and New York.

Mr. Ciganik graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College and received an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Mr. Ciganik is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Pension Real Estate Association (PREA).