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Alejandro (Alex) Krell- Managing Director, Central & South America, Paladin Realty

Alejandro (Alex) Krell is a Managing Director of Paladin Realty, where he oversees the firm’s activities in South America (excluding Brazil) and Central America.

He serves on the firm’s investment committee. A native of Uruguay, Mr. Krell has almost three decades of management and real estate development experience, including senior executive positions at some of the largest residential development and construction firms in the world.

He was previously the Director of Residential Development for the Tourism Development & Investment Company in Abu Dhabi, where he led the construction of nearly US$2 billion of residential and mixed-use real estate.

Previously, Mr. Krell held senior positions with such leading US homebuilding companies as KB Home, Shea Homes and Pulte Homes, most recently as a division president of the latter.

He also previously owned and managed for several years the largest residential services business in Uruguay.

Mr. Krell graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture. He also received Masters degrees in Urban Planning and in Business Administration from UCLA, where he was awarded the Urban Land Institute and California Planning Foundation fellowships among others.