Gilda Perez-Alvarado is the Global Chief Executive Officer of JLL Hotels & Hospitality, where she is responsible for investment sales, debt and equity placement, strategic advisory and asset management across three global regions: Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. Additionally, Gilda leads the group’s Global Hotel Desk, a specialized team of cross-border investment sales professionals based in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, the Americas and Europe. Previously, Gilda served as CEO, Hotels & Hospitality Americas.
Gilda also serves on the Global Advisory Board of Qiddiya, a PIF-funded giga project in Saudi Arabia. She is also a two-time recipient of the Jack A. Shaffer Financial Advisor of the year at the Americas Lodging Investment Summit. She remains the only woman to date to receive this award. Ms. Perez-Alvarado is an active member of IREFAC (Industry Real Estate Financing Advisory Council) and a member of Cornell School of Hotel Administration Dean’s Advisory Board.