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Our Team
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.
Umberto Vitiello
Founding Partner
Umberto is one of the leading experts in Italian real estate in the areas of asset and development management. He is currently Vice Chairman of Yard SpA and Board Member of Compagnia Immobiliare Azionaria and was previously Chairman of IRE Spa, Managing Director of the DLJ/Credit Suisse joint venture and RePinvest Sicily, Founder and Partner of Pirelli RE Sgr (now Prelios Sgr) and Zero Sgr, Director and Investment Committee Member at Prelios Sgr, Global Head of Commercial Asset & Development Management at Pirelli RE and Managing Director of several Pirelli RE joint ventures (MSREF, JP Morgan, and Soros). Umberto also served as Director of La Rinascente. In 2003, Umberto co-founded Realty Partners, a strategic consulting firm for real estate in Italy. Previously, Umberto worked at Fimoper SpA as a Development Manager and at Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE) in London and Milan as an Investment Analyst. Before then, Umberto worked at Atlas Construction Co., a construction and development company in New York. He graduated in Civil Engineer in 1987, magna cum laude.
Luca de Ambrosis Ortigara
Founding Partner
With real estate and fashion in his DNA, Luca has been one of the leading pioneers of modern retail since 1989. He was previously the Head of Retail and Partner of Cushman & Wakefield and Director of Multinationals at Pirelli Real Estate in 1995, which at the time was starting up its real estate practice. Partner and Managing Director of McArthurGlen, he developed the first four Italian Outlets (Serravalle, Barberino, Castel Romano and Noventa) and has been responsible for the retailers portfolio and leasing of all 13 McArthurGlen European Centers. He then became a Board Member and Strategic Advisor of Value Retail. In 2003, Luca co-founded Realty Partners. His real estate portfolio includes the Porta Nuova project, the development and concept of City Life, Palazzo Bernasconi – Cipriani, Via Manzoni/Via dei Giardini – Palazzo Armani, and Via S. Andrea- Bottega Veneta. Previously Luca served as Chair of the Urban Land Institute Italy (ULI) for 5 years, pioneer member of the MAPIC Executive Committee, Vice President of Assoimmobiliare and member of the Executive Committee of Expo Fiera.
Fausto Maria Monachesi
Partner | Head of Acquisitions
Fausto Maria Monachesi holds a degree in Business Economics from Bocconi University. He has extensive experience in real estate acquisition and asset management. Fausto was previously the Head of Acquisition at Intesa Sanpaolo Reoco, Funds Coordinator at InvestiRE SGR, Head of Acquisition at Polaris SGR (later merged with InvestiRE SGR), Head of Industrial BU at Prelios SGR, and Associate at Realty Partners. Prior to joining the real estate industry, Fausto worked for Peugeot-Citroen (Groupe PSA) as an analyst in the Treasury Department.
Danilo Ratti
Partner | Head of Development
Danilo holds a Master of Science in Architecture from Politecnico di Milano. He obtained his professional qualification and received a Master in Urban Management at the Domus Academy di Milano. Danilo has worked actively in the real estate sector since 2000, specializing in asset management and development management and overseeing complex projects from start to completion. Among these are Feltrinelli Porta Nuova (home of Microsoft Italy) and FICO (the largest agri-food park in the world), both winners of the MIPIM Award in 2018. 
Allison Danzi, CFA
Partner | Acquisitions
Allison graduated cum laude from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics in 2012 and graduated with honors from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2018. Prior to joining Realty Partners, she worked in California in venture capital at NextWave Ventures and institutional asset management at PIMCO as an Investment Strategist in the Global Solutions Group. Allison is a CFA® charterholder.
Rosanna Amadei
Office Manager
Rosanna has decades of experience in the real estate industry, having worked previously for Montedison and Pirelli. She is responsible for administration, employee management, and secretarial duties.
Rossana de Domenici
Luxury Retail Associate
Rossana graduated with a degree in Lingue e Letterature Straniere Moderne. She has a background in fashion and has previously worked for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Italy as a Coordinator and for McArthurGlen as an Executive Assistant and Leasing Coordinator. Since 2004, Rossana has been with DEA Real Estate Advisor and Realty Partners as a relation manager for luxury brands. 
Beatrice Alghisio
Office Manager & Assistant
Beatrice graduated with a degree in Foreign Language and Literature from the IULM University in Milan. She has a background in the Public Relations & Communications field and has prior experience at GQ, Henkel and Prada. Since 2010, Beatrice has been with DEA Real Estate Advisor and Realty Partners as the Office Manager and assistant to Luca de Ambrosis Ortigara.
We are always
looking for exceptional talent.
Current Positions
As of now we do not have any employment opportunities, however we are always open to hearing from talented professionals.