Head of Value-Add Investing, Europe
Valeria Falcone is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Valeria is a Managing Director, Portfolio Manager for a value-add closed-end European fund and Head of Europe Value-Add Investing, where she is responsible for refining and implementing Barings Real Estate’s portfolio vision through value-add investing strategies across client platforms. In addition, she serves on the European/Asia Pacific Investment Committee. Valeria has worked in the industry since 1997. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Valeria was Managing Director and Real Estate Country Head for Italy at The Carlyle Group where she was responsible for the acquisition of commercial and residential properties in Italy and the ongoing management of their Italian portfolio as well as a member of their Real Estate Operating Committee. She also held positions at Pirelli & C. Real Estate (now Prelios) and Citibank. Valeria holds a B.A. and an M.Sc. in Architecture from Polytechnic of Milan. She is a Member of the Association of Women in Real Estate in Italy.