CIO – Americas
Currently serves as Chief Investment Officer of the Americas. Responsible for developing and directing investment strategy for North and South America that is in line with the global views of the firm. He is a member of the firm’s Executive and global Investment Committees.
Masters in Business Administration (MBA),
Concentration in Finance and Real Estate
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor of Science (BS), Business & Hospitality Administration Cornell University
Mr. Munk joined Hines in 2019 as CIO, Americas and is responsible for developing and directing investment strategy for North and South America and growing the platform. In this role, Munk also generates new strategic opportunities for implementation in the Americas portfolio, and partners with Regional CEO’s to execute on the best deals for the firm and Hines investment vehicles.
Munk brings more than 20 years of diverse experience in real estate investing activities in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. Before joining the firm, he served as Managing Director, Americas, Chief Investment Officer and head of Latin America at PGIM Real Estate. While at PGIM, he was responsible for Americas transaction activities, U.S. real estate debt strategies and Latin American operations. Prior to that he was a managing director at Morgan Stanley Real Estate, where he held various roles in the U.S., Europe and South America for more than a decade.
He is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Exchange Council and serves on the Executive Committee of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at the Wharton School. He is also a member of the Advisory Board at the Center for Real Estate Finance at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business and the Advisory Board at the University of Miami business school real estate program. In addition, he serves in the Board of Trustees at Gulliver Schools in Florida.