Partner & COO
Cove Property Group
Amit Patel is a Partner of Cove Property Group and serves as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Cove, Mr. Patel was at Barclays Investment Bank where he was responsible for leading strategic and operational projects initiatives for the executive team. In his role, Mr. Patel was based in both London and New York and oversaw the delivery of multiple initiatives, including the planning and execution of a $2 billion+ strategic change program, the largest in the bank’s history, as well as the restructuring of Barclays operations in several European and Latin American markets.
Prior to Barclays, Mr. Patel was a Management Consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, where he was instrumental in the launch of their operations in Chicago, a large market for the firm currently. As a Management Consultant, Mr. Patel focused on global strategy development and operations improvement projects for organizations ranging in size from $100 million to $30 billion and has delivered in excess of $500 million in cost and revenue improvements. In addition to these roles, Mr. Patel also brings real estate experience through consulting project work involving master planning and tenant marketing for a large downtown development in the city of Calgary, Canada.
Before his time at Roland Berger, Mr. Patel held several technical roles as a mechanical engineer at Visteon Corporation, a former division of the Ford Motor Company.
Mr. Patel graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Michigan, respectively. He also holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management from the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University.