Karlston Nasser

Lecturer in Management - Real Estate

Mr. Nasser has more than 20 years of business experience in Brazil and other emerging markets and 18 years of real estate experience with Hines, which started when he joined the firm in 1999 as the South America Regional Controller in Sao Paulo, responsible for financial reporting, tax and the start of operations in Brazil and Argentina. Prior to that, Mr. Nasser was the Manager of Financial Reporting for Whirlpool’s Latin American Appliance Group, also in Brazil. After receiving his MBA in 2006, Mr. Nasser re-joined Hines in the Emerging Markets Group in Houston, where he had several roles in Hines’ growing investment management business, overseeing separate accounts adding to more than US$2.4 billion in equity invested in developments and acquisitions in the industrial, condo, mixed-use and office sectors. He was also involved in the structuring of Hines’ first investments in India with the $480 million Hines India Fund. Since 2009, Mr. Nasser has been fully dedicated to existing and prospective Brazilian vehicles, having worked with some of the world’s largest institutional investors in over 45 separate investments. Mr Nasser holds a BBA from Universidade Sao Judas Tadeu (Brazil) and an MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where he is a member of the Latin American Council, advising the school in its initiatives in Latin America.

Teaching Interests: 

-Emerging markets -Real estate finance