Mr. Lopez is the Co-Chief Investment Officer of GEM Realty Properties, overseeing GEM’s funds that invest in opportunistic and value-add real estate assets. In addition, Mr. Lopez manages GEM’s acquisitions team and sources real estate opportunities throughout the U.S. Prior to joining GEM in 2017, he was an international director and head of U.S. acquisitions for LaSalle Investment Management.

Mr. Lopez is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) and serves on the Chicago Board for Cradles to Crayons. Mr. Lopez received a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, where he was a Toigo Fellow, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.