Benjamin Perez-Ellischewitz

Head of Capital Markets, Regional Director

Benjamin leads the Hungarian Capital Markets Group and is a member of JLL’s local Management Board. He is responsible for the strategic leadership of all Hungarian Capital Markets business and management of key client relationships.

“We are consistent by not just focusing on today’s ambition but tomorrow’s too.”

Current Responsibilities

Benjamin Perez-Ellischewitz is responsible for leading and developing the Capital Markets team in Budapest. The primary activities of the team include investment advisory in Hungary across all asset classes throughout the full cycle of the transaction from sourcing and mandate negotiation to financial modelling, marketing, due diligence and closing.

Experience

Benjamin joined JLL in 2007 as a senior advisor and became head of the team in March 2010. With JLL, Benjamin took part in the most significant transactions on the Hungarian market including landmark office buildings (Park Atrium, Bank Centre, Millennium Towers, Eiffel Square), retail schemes (Allee Shopping Centre, Mammut) and logistics assets (Immofinanz Portfolio, M1 Business Park) and large portfolio and platform deals (AEW portfolio, Trigranit, Corvin Offices).

Before joining JLL, he worked on the development of a boutique real estate advisory firm in Hungary from 2004 to 2006. From 1997 to 2002, he worked with JPMorgan in London, Seoul and Singapore as a Project Manager in the interest rate derivative business unit. He was previously working with Laboratoires Fournier in Warsaw in 1995-1996 as a Financial Controller of the Polish subsidiary.

In 2019 Benjamin won “The Professional of the year” CRE award by europaproperty.com.

Education and affiliations

Benjamin holds an MBA from INSEAD, Fontainebleau (2003), a MSc. in Business Administration from the Neoma Business School, Rouen (1995) and a MSc. in Property Investments from the University of Reading, (2011).

He speaks fluently English, French and Spanish.

He is a Member of RICS since 2012.