Patrice GENRE

Patrice GENRE

President, La Française Real Estate Partners


After graduating from the ESSEC business school in Paris in 1988 with a specialisation in Finance and Law, Patrice Genre, President at La Française Real Estate Partners, launched his career as Financial Attaché for the French Embassy in Japan, where he remained until 1992, then he joined the Suez-Lyonnaise des Eaux Group as Head of International Real Estate Investments, a position he held for four years. In 1996, he signed on with Goldman Sachs in Paris, first as Head of Acquisitions, then Head of Debt Management and finally Head of Portfolio Management. In June 1999, Patrice Genre founded DTZ Asset Management, in partnership with DTZ, where he served as Chief Executive Officer until 2013, prior to joining La Française Real Estate Partners.


About La Française Group

For forty years, La Française has been developing core competencies in third party asset management.

La Française has a multi-expertise business model organized around four core activities: securities, real estate, investment solutions and direct financing. The group caters to institutional and private clients throughout the world. 

With 639 professionals and offices in Paris, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Stamford (CT, USA), Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Seoul and Singapore, La Française manages €65.8bn in assets (as at 01/01/2019).

La Française is a forward-looking responsible investor and as such, incorporates tomorrow’s challenges into today’s investment strategy.

La Française is owned by Credit Mutuel Nord Europe (“CMNE”), a banking and insurance group present in Northern France and Belgium.