Luca de Ambrosis

CEO and Managing Partner of DEA Real Estate Advisor, ( ), focused in high level retail premises, commercial services and strategic advisory for prime customers’ property assets.

Dea is currently developing “The Market”, the first innovative outlet in the Republic of San Marino, designed over an area of 31.000 square meters. It will open to the public in 2020 and its 130 stores will house the best luxury and premium brands. (

Luca de Ambrosis is also a founding partner of Realty Partners, an Italian real estate management and advisory firm concentrated in strategic consulting, asset management, and equity investmentIn March 2018, Realty Partners and Apollo Global Management, LLC, established a partnership to pursue real estate investment opportunities in Italy. 

He previously worked with McArthurGlen, the most important European group in the development and management of designer outlets. As C.E.O. for Italy and Group Commercial Director for Europe (1998-2004), he did the Italian start up.

He has also worked at Pirelli Real Estate which at that time, in 1995, was starting up and developing its real estate activities. Hired with the title of Director of Consulting Services for Multinational Firms,

Beforehand he was head of the retail team in Cushman and Wakefield becoming a partner of the firm in 1994.

Chair of Urban Land Institute Italy, he became in 2008 member of the ULI Europe Advisory Board.

He has been member of the Executive Committee of MAPIC and also SAT on the Scientific and Retail Executive Committee of E.I.R.E. (Expo Italia Real Estate)

In September 2010 he became Vice-President of Federimmobiliare (Real Estate Italian Federation) 

He has been a visiting professor for the Master’s Degree course in Fashion, Experience & Design at the SDA Bocconi University in Milan.