Mexico City, Mexico
Julio has been working in the real estate industry since 2018, before he graduated from a BS in Civil Engineering from Universidad Iberoamericana. During his undergraduate studies, he worked as a Financial Analyst in Mexico City with a local mixed-use development company and volunteered to build houses for low-income communities at TECHO, a Latin-American NGO.
Before coming to MIT, he was a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager at Casas Krea, a Mexican affordable housing development and construction company. Here, he progressively became responsible for managing 4 residential projects with over 4,000 units and the company’s indirect costs and administrative expenses. He was also responsible for developing the company’s financial models and managing its cash flows. Julio believes the industry depends on leaders with well-rounded academic and professional backgrounds to address the global housing crisis and uphold global environmental standards. He came to the M.S. in Real Estate Development to take the next step as a real estate professional and face the upcoming challenges for the industry with resilience and expertise.
Julio is also a chess player, a cinema lover, and a former boxer. He has also trained and competed in a variety of other sports including swimming, tennis, horseback riding, and hockey.