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Gerardo Carrillo Valadez focuses his practice on real estate, development, and mergers & acquisitions transactions. He has more than 17 years of experience within the Mexican market, and brings wide-ranging knowledge of residential, commercial, industrial and hospitality projects. He also possesses a unique understanding of mixed use and multifamily properties. Additionally, Carrillo Valadez has participated in multiple engagements across other industries. In 2018, he was recognized in real estate by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, and Latinvex.


  • Real estate
  • Project financing and development
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Investment management



  • Representation of clients in all aspects of the development, construction, financing, management, and sale of residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects.
  • Representation of international and national funds in the investment and development of real estate projects in Mexico, such as PGIM Real Estate (formerly Prudential Real Estate Investors Latin America) and Greystar.
  • Representation of clients in the sale and purchase of assets and stock, including acquisition of real estate and foreign investments in Mexico.
  • Representation of funds in the creation and management of mixed used condominiums.
  • Representation of industrial developers in connection with the acquisition of industrial properties (land and finished buildings) in Mexico, including negotiations related to the development, construction and management of these properties.
  • Representation of several hotel chains, including Hyatt Hotels Corporation, in various hotel acquisitions and operations transactions throughout Mexico, as well as financings with development banks.°
  • Representation of major Mexican real estate developers in the execution and negotiation of financing agreements as well as long-term leases and built-to-suits with multinational corporations involving industrial buildings in Mexico.
  • Representation of clients in all aspects of the development, construction, management and sale, including all financing, local permits, etc. of hotels and resorts, retail, residential and mixed-use projects.
  • Representation of banks in multimillion dollar financings to various developers in Mexico.°
  • Representation of clients in several due diligence matters involving banking, mergers, acquisitions, and public securities offerings.°
  • Representation of clients in several corporate and financial restructurings.°
  • Representation of clients in public auctions involving the acquisition of shares, debts, and other assets.°
  • Representation of clients in IPOs.°

° The above representations were handled by Mr. Carrillo Valadez prior to him joining Greenberg Traurig, S.C.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Real Estate Law, Best Lawyers Mexico, 2019, 2021-2022
  • Listed, Chambers and Partners Latin America Guide, "Real Estate," 2022
  • Listed, The Legal 500 Latin America Guide, "Next Generation Leaders - Latin America: Mexico – Real Estate," 2021-2022
  • Listed, Real Estate Mexico, Chambers Latin America, 2017-2020
  • Listed, Latin Lawyer, "Latin Lawyer 250 - Practice Recognition: Banking & Finance; Corporate and M&A," 2020
  • Listed, Real Estate Mexico, Legal 500, 2017-2018
  • Founding Member, Asociación de Vivienda en Renta, A.C. (multifamily association in Mexico)
  • Former Secretary, Real Estate Section, International Bar Association
  • Member, Urban Land Institute


  • M.B.A., Ipade Business School, 2016
  • J.D., with highest distinction, Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico, 2005
  • Mexico
  • Spanish
  • English