Prior to joining Tishman Speyer, Mr. Sharma served as the Western Region Executive Director for DLF, where Mr. Sharma specialized in residential, IT commercial, retail and hotel developments. He also opened the company’s first non-Delhi office in Mumbai and led DLF’s expansion to Pune, Nagpur, Gandhinagar, Baroda and Goa.
“We’re delighted to welcome Rakesh to Tishman Speyer,” said Katherine Farley, Senior Managing Director for Emerging Markets & Global Corporate Marketing at Tishman Speyer. “His diverse experience in real estate development and his record of success in India makes him a great choice to lead our India business. We’re confident that Rakesh will play a key role in helping us achieve our long-term goals in India.”
Mr. Sharma also previously served as the head of special projects of the Infrastructure Development Sector of Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, where he was instrumental in completing the first phase of Mahindra World City – Chennai, India’s first Integrated Business City and Special Economic Zone. His professional background also includes hospitality experience from his work as Director of Projects for The Indian Hotels Company, a Tata company that operates the Taj Group of Hotels chain. He also served as the Country Manager for Tata Tea Ltd. in Moscow, Russia. Mr. Sharma holds a post-graduate degree in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.
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About Tishman Speyer (www.tishmanspeyer.com)
Tishman Speyer is one of the leading owners, developers, operators, and fund managers of first-class real estate in the world. Since 1978, Tishman Speyer has acquired, developed and operated 320 projects totaling over 115 million square feet and more than 92,000 residential units, and a property portfolio in excess of US$76 billion in total value across the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia, including signature properties such as New York's Rockefeller Center, the Chrysler Center and the Stuyvesant Town Peter Cooper Village residential complex in New York, Sony Center in Berlin and Torre Norte in São Paulo, Brazil.
About Tishman Speyer India
Tishman Speyer India, is the country’s first integrated real estate investment, management, and operating company specializing in developing world class, residential, commercial and mixed use properties. Tishman Speyer is a founding member of the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) and is committed to creating sustainable developments and value for its investors, tenants and customers in India. Headquartered in the central business district of Bangalore, Tishman Speyer employs more than 100 highly experienced professionals with expertise in design and construction, finance, acquisition, leasing, sales and marketing. Tishman Speyer is developing more than 40 million square feet of commercial and residential space in three cities, including Hyderabad’s WaveRock, a 400-acre integrated township in Tellapur and a 113-acre residential township in Chennai.
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