Our Team

Peninsula’s team is composed of talented and experienced professionals from across the Americas. Currently, the Firm has offices in Miami, Montevideo, Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Lima, Panama and Sao Paulo

SENIOR PROJECT FINANCIAL CONTROLLING

FEDERICO BRUM


Based in: Montevideo, Uruguay Federico is responsible for the financial controlling of Peninsula portfolio, which includes overseeing the fund & projects performance. Prior to joining Peninsula, Federico worked as a Consultant at AMP Financial Advisory Services and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. In these positions, he performed consulting projects for companies mainly in the financial sector, where he worked on implementing and assessing credit, marketing & operating risk systems, systemizing and evaluating procedures and reporting to the Central Bank of Uruguay. Prior to being a consultant, Federico worked as a Financial Analyst for three years at Itaú Bank, where he was responsible for preparing monthly reports and presentations to the local Board of Directors and to Itaú’s Headquarters in Sao Paulo on budget analysis and on the overall performance of the operation. Federico earned his MBA from IEEM Business School in Montevideo, his master in Economics in the Universidad de Montevideo and is graduate in Business Administration from the Universidad de la República (UDELAR).





MANAGING DIRECTORS

JUAN FERNANDO VALDIVIESO


Based in: Miami, United States of America Based in: Miami, United States of America Mr. Valdivieso has been actively involved in real estate investing since 2004.
Juan Fernando joined Peninsula in 2015 as Managing Director of Alternative Real Estate. At Peninsula, Juan Fernando is responsible for leading the firm’s efforts in the United States and Latin America in student and senior housing, in partnership with specialized developers. Prior to Peninsula, Juan Fernando founded and led various private equity, consulting and real estate companies, including Abu Dhabi Equity Partners, focused on investments in agribusiness and real estate in emerging markets, Gulf Housing Solutions, focused on staff and workforce housing in the UAE, Dubai Equity Partners, a US-based real estate investment company and Park Street Advisors, a boutique strategy consulting and private equity firm. Prior to that, Juan Fernando was a junior partner with McKinsey & Co. where he worked for 7 years. He worked in 14 different offices in 9 countries, primarily in projects in financial services, telecom & oil, with a special focus on strategy, business building, M&A and post-merger management. He earned his MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and his BA degrees in Economics & Business and International Affairs from Lafayette College. Juan Fernando was awarded the Wall Street Journal Achievement Award in Economics, as one of the top Economics undergraduates in the United States




CARLOS MENDIVE


Based in: Montevideo, Uruguay Mr. Mendive join Peninsula in 2014 to structure a new line of business in the housing sector focusing in acquiring homes for rent and founding Peninsula Rentals Uruguay. He is the Managing Director of Peninsula Rentals Uruguay. Prior Peninsula, between the years 2007 up to 2012, Carlos was the first President of the Agencia Nacional de Vivienda (ANV), where he designed and executed the administration of a portfolio of almost 70,000 homes with mortgage transferred from the Banco Hipotecario del Uruguay (BHU). While he was in the Administration, was responsible of different legal initiatives related with the development of the financing sector and investments in housing for mid income homes. Some examples are the Program to Promote Private Investments in mid income homes and Notas de Crédito Hipotecarias that is a financial instrument similar to the cover bonds from several European countries. Carlos studied at MSc Urban and Regional Planning Studies, London School of Economics, UK and obtained his Major in Economics in Universidad Torcuato di Tella in Argentina.





U.S. SENIOR ANALYST

JORGE D. RODRIGUEZ


Based in: Miami, FL

Jorge has been actively involved in real estate investing since 2015.

Mr. Rodriguez joined Peninsula in 2019, as Senior Analyst of Peninsula Alternative Real Estate its US focused fund. At Peninsula, Jorge assists the firm’s efforts in student, senior, and multifamily investments. Immediately before Peninsula, Jorge worked at a New York based private equity firm focused on the acquisition and redevelopment of senior housing assets. Prior to that, Jorge worked at various private real estate firms focused on the acquisition and disposition of New York City real estate assets.

He earned his MS in Real Estate Development from New York University and his BA degree in Economics from Villanova University.





U.S. SENIOR ANALYST

JORGE D. RODRIGUEZ


Based in: Miami, FL

Jorge has been actively involved in real estate investing since 2015.

Mr. Rodriguez joined Peninsula in 2019, as Senior Analyst of Peninsula Alternative Real Estate its US focused fund. At Peninsula, Jorge assists the firm’s efforts in student, senior, and multifamily investments. Immediately before Peninsula, Jorge worked at a New York based private equity firm focused on the acquisition and redevelopment of senior housing assets. Prior to that, Jorge worked at various private real estate firms focused on the acquisition and disposition of New York City real estate assets.

He earned his MS in Real Estate Development from New York University and his BA degree in Economics from Villanova University.





U.S. SENIOR ANALYST

JORGE D. RODRIGUEZ


Based in: Miami, FL

Jorge has been actively involved in real estate investing since 2015.

Mr. Rodriguez joined Peninsula in 2019, as Senior Analyst of Peninsula Alternative Real Estate its US focused fund. At Peninsula, Jorge assists the firm’s efforts in student, senior, and multifamily investments. Immediately before Peninsula, Jorge worked at a New York based private equity firm focused on the acquisition and redevelopment of senior housing assets. Prior to that, Jorge worked at various private real estate firms focused on the acquisition and disposition of New York City real estate assets.

He earned his MS in Real Estate Development from New York University and his BA degree in Economics from Villanova University.





SENIOR PROJECT FINANCIAL CONTROLLING

FEDERICO BRUM


Based in: Montevideo, Uruguay Federico is responsible for the financial controlling of Peninsula portfolio, which includes overseeing the fund & projects performance. Prior to joining Peninsula, Federico worked as a Consultant at AMP Financial Advisory Services and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. In these positions, he performed consulting projects for companies mainly in the financial sector, where he worked on implementing and assessing credit, marketing & operating risk systems, systemizing and evaluating procedures and reporting to the Central Bank of Uruguay. Prior to being a consultant, Federico worked as a Financial Analyst for three years at Itaú Bank, where he was responsible for preparing monthly reports and presentations to the local Board of Directors and to Itaú’s Headquarters in Sao Paulo on budget analysis and on the overall performance of the operation. Federico earned his MBA from IEEM Business School in Montevideo, his master in Economics in the Universidad de Montevideo and is graduate in Business Administration from the Universidad de la República (UDELAR).





SENIOR PROJECT FINANCIAL CONTROLLING

FEDERICO BRUM


Based in: Montevideo, Uruguay Federico is responsible for the financial controlling of Peninsula portfolio, which includes overseeing the fund & projects performance. Prior to joining Peninsula, Federico worked as a Consultant at AMP Financial Advisory Services and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. In these positions, he performed consulting projects for companies mainly in the financial sector, where he worked on implementing and assessing credit, marketing & operating risk systems, systemizing and evaluating procedures and reporting to the Central Bank of Uruguay. Prior to being a consultant, Federico worked as a Financial Analyst for three years at Itaú Bank, where he was responsible for preparing monthly reports and presentations to the local Board of Directors and to Itaú’s Headquarters in Sao Paulo on budget analysis and on the overall performance of the operation. Federico earned his MBA from IEEM Business School in Montevideo, his master in Economics in the Universidad de Montevideo and is graduate in Business Administration from the Universidad de la República (UDELAR).





U.S. SENIOR ANALYST

JORGE D. RODRIGUEZ


Based in: Miami, FL

Jorge has been actively involved in real estate investing since 2015.

Mr. Rodriguez joined Peninsula in 2019, as Senior Analyst of Peninsula Alternative Real Estate its US focused fund. At Peninsula, Jorge assists the firm’s efforts in student, senior, and multifamily investments. Immediately before Peninsula, Jorge worked at a New York based private equity firm focused on the acquisition and redevelopment of senior housing assets. Prior to that, Jorge worked at various private real estate firms focused on the acquisition and disposition of New York City real estate assets.

He earned his MS in Real Estate Development from New York University and his BA degree in Economics from Villanova University.





U.S. SENIOR ANALYST

JORGE D. RODRIGUEZ


Based in: Miami, FL

Jorge has been actively involved in real estate investing since 2015.

Mr. Rodriguez joined Peninsula in 2019, as Senior Analyst of Peninsula Alternative Real Estate its US focused fund. At Peninsula, Jorge assists the firm’s efforts in student, senior, and multifamily investments. Immediately before Peninsula, Jorge worked at a New York based private equity firm focused on the acquisition and redevelopment of senior housing assets. Prior to that, Jorge worked at various private real estate firms focused on the acquisition and disposition of New York City real estate assets.

He earned his MS in Real Estate Development from New York University and his BA degree in Economics from Villanova University.





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