Chris Mantzouratos

Chris is an MRICS Chartered Surveyor, who brings to Arbitrage RE professional expertise in real estate surveying, valuation and market research. He is also experienced in aspects of real estate sustainability, property agency and management.

Chris is a Senior Associate of the Valuation & Advisory team. His responsibilities include the provision of valuation services for different purposes (i.e. IFRS, insurance, acquisition etc.), economic feasibility studies and market research. In addition, Chris develops benchmarking property portfolio databases and investment modelling tools. He is also actively involved in agency services, liaising with landlords, corporate occupiers and property companies. In the past, Chris cooperated  with the valuation department of a major real estate surveying firm in Athens.

Chris is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a Recognized European Valuer (REV) and a member of The European Group of Valuers' Association (TEGoVA). He holds an MSc in Real Estate Finance and Investment from the University of Reading and a BSc in Economics from the University of Ioannina.

Ioannis Charisis

Ioannis brings to Arbitrage RE specialised and experienced advice in capital markets, investment sourcing and structured finance.

Ioannis is a credit trader and securitization specialist with 14 years experience working as an Investment Banker both in London and Athens. In the past, as a JPMorgan Credit Trader, Ioannis held various positions within credit markets and securitized products group. Based in London, he was a senior member of the mortgage trading desk, originating principal investment opportunities across European mortgage markets. He also assumed responsibility of the ABS Derivatives book gaining valuable exposure on commercial property assets and SMEs loans. Prior to that, Ioannis was a Fixed Income Trader with Piraeus Bank. Among others assignments, Ioannis has priced and executed £16bn of European residential mortgages, valued, bidded and acquired a portion of Northern Rock mortgage portfolio, funded and actively managed the Great Hall Mortgages residual assets. Currently he is focused on distress credit opportunities in residential and commercial mortgages, non-performing loans and credit provision to SMEs.

Ioannis holds an MSc in Mathematical Trading & Finance from City University in London and an MEng from University of Patras.

Vasilis Fotopoulos

Vasilis brings to Arbitrage RE extensive hospitality sector expertise and leads related agency and brokerage solutions.

Vasilis specialises in the hotel transactions market taking actively part in asset purchases and long term lease agreements. He has been engaged in retail chains expansion projects, relocation and move management services to national and multinational corporates as well as in acquisition and surveying projects on behalf of opportunistic investors. He has been a sales manager for five years in a major hotel chain with over 1500 rooms. He has also led the commercial department of 'Exclusive Properties Investments' agency, which focused on retail, office property services and on tourism land plots transactions. He started his career in the residential property sector, spending four years in major Athenian agency office, where he gained transactions experience in residential acquisitions and rentals in central Athens and its northern suburbs.

Vasilis holds an MSc in Services Management and a BSc in International and European Economic Studies from Athens University of Economics and Business. He has also taken real estate valuation courses with the American Appraisal Institute.

Isidoros Raftopoulos

Isidoros brings to Arbitrage RE prime office and retail agency and brokerage expertise.

Isidoros is a Senior Associate in the Agency & Brokerage team. He is responsible for office and retail property agency and brokerage services to corporate clients, domestic landlords and developers. He is also actively involved in investment sourcing for the firm's international and institutional clients. He has a deep knowledge of the domestic real estate market and maintains a strong network of agents, contractors, landlords and high net worth investors. Prior to Arbitrage RE, Isidoros gained a 10-year experience in real estate transaction advisory as one of the founding partners of an Athens based real estate boutique specializing in office and retail agency and brokerage services.

Isidoros has studied Business Administration in the Hellenic Management Association and holds a BSc in Philosophy from Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Stella Ramopoulou

Stella is responsible for coordinating and managing internal office operations and drafting relevant reports to the management. She is also responsible for implementing the annual marketing plan and monitoring the non-payroll related operating budget. She manages the firm’s asset and client databases and oversees the firm’s network of collaborating agents. Stella also participates in market research and pitching. 

In the past, she worked as a marketing manager at CBRE Atria and at the affiliate office of Cushman & Wakefield, where she was responsible for coordinating, managing and overseeing marketing activities at two shopping centres in co-operation with retail tenants. She has also worked in the past as a purchasing manager in PHILIPS Hellas, in the investment services division of Genesis stock brokerage firm and as an assistant at the commercial directorate in Air Liquide Hellas.

She  holds a BSc in Science and Technology from the Hellenic Open University. Stella is fluent in English and conversational in French.

Evrotas Nikolakopoulos

Evrotas brings to Arbitrage RE more than 10 years of experience in real estate planning and development.

Evrotas is a qualified and experienced Civil Engineer, who has project managed diverse construction and real estate development projects. He provides consulting services to landlords and public sector. He is also undertaking energy efficiency audits for buildings. In the past, he worked for A.Kapetanidis ATEE, a construction contractor, where he was assigned engineering and project management duties in various projects. Evrotas started his career working for residential development and civil engineering projects. Among other assignments in his career, Evrotas has site managed a 2000m² expansion of E.Venizelou Hospital and designed a 2500m² villas project in Corfu with communal recreational and spa facilities. 

Evrotas holds an MSc in Construction Economics and Management from University College London and an MEng in Civil Engineering from National Technical University of Athens.

Panos Nerantzis

Panos brings to Arbitrage RE more than 10 years of experience in planning, structural engineering and technical due diligence expertise.

Panos is a qualified Civil Engineer with extensive experience in the planning, monitoring and developing process of buildings' construction. He is specialized in structural assessment and retrofit of existing concrete and steel frame building structures. Panos provides also consulting services in the field of planning law and energy audits. He has audited and enhanced the planning law compliance of over 300 private properties in Greece, using the tools provided by the current regulation. He has also conducted energy audits in more than 50 commercial and residential private properties.  

Panos holds an MEng in Civil Engineering from National Technical University of Athens.

Ioannis Dimitriou

Ioannis brings to Arbitrage RE more than 8 years of experience in property valuation.

Ioannis is an Associate Surveyor of the Valuation & Advisory team and he is responsible for preparing valuation reports for a wide range of purposes. His responsibilities also include market research and analys of regional and local real estate markets. In the past, he cooperated with ADRIATICA sa as Senior Analyst, where he conducted and supervised numerous commercial and property valuations for transaction lending and loan restructuring purposes. He has also served as second lieutenant in the army corps of engineers

He holds a BSc in Geology and a MSc from National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is also a member of Geotechnical Chamber of Greece and of the Valuation Institute.