As CEO of Kingbird Investment Management, Mr. Ferré oversees all aspects of Kingbird Investment Management’s operations, asset management and strategy execution, and serves on Kingbird’s Investment Committee. Since the mid-1990s, Mr. Ferré has led the family office holding company’s real estate investment strategy, initiating investments in value-added real estate opportunities in high-growth U.S. markets and Latin America. Mr. Ferré is a member of the Board of Directors of Grupo Ferré Rangel and GFR Media.
Previously, Mr. Ferré headed the Grupo Ferré Rangel Family Office with responsibilities for investments, budgeting, and philanthropy. Prior, Mr. Ferré joined Puerto Rico Cement in 1992 and served as the President/Chief Operations Officer of Puerto Rican Cement (an NYSE-listed company) from 1999-2002. He previously served as Executive Vice President, and as Vice President of Operations and Strategic Planning from 1992 to 1998. Mr. Ferré negotiated and executed the eventual sale and privatization of Puerto Rican Cement to CEMEX. As President of Puerto Rican Cement, Mr. Ferré oversaw the Ponce Cement Plant, Florida Lime, DMI real estate, St. Regis Paper, PEMCO the distribution company and Ponce Capital, the company’s financial arm.
Mr. Ferré is involved in several philanthropic organizations; he is currently a trustee of the Luis A. Ferré Foundation; he was a former trustee and board president of Sacred Heart University, and also former chairman and board member of Centros Sor Isolina Ferré, which provides social, economic and educational services to over 50,000 residents in Puerto Rico. He serves as a board member of Centro de Nueva Economía, a nonpartisan policy research center. He is a trustee at Baldwin School of Puerto Rico, an independent college preparatory English language day school. He received a BS from Sacred Heart University in San Juan, PR and a Masters of Business Administration at Suffolk University in Boston, MA.