Paulo Sarmento

Partner, Head of Capital Markets • Portugal

Paulo Sarmento
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Paulo Sarmento

Partner, Head of Capital Markets • Portugal


Paulo Sarmento is an International Partner at Cushman & Wakefield. He heads the 13-strong Capital Markets team in Lisbon and is also a part of the International Capital Markets team in London.

With more than 22 years experience in managing international real estate retail development, investment and management, Paulo´s specific focus and expertise has been in the areas of retail and mixed-use development, retail leasing, property management and asset management.

Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield in 2018, Paulo served as Principal at Meyer Bergman, focusing on acquisitions and asset management in Southern Europe. Before, he worked at Multi Development as Managing Director for Italy and Brazil, and as Commercial Director for Southern Europe, and at Sonae Sierra as Leasing & Marketing Manager.

Paulo holds a degree in Psychology from Universidade de Psicologia e Ciências de Educação de Lisboa and an MBA –General Management, from Universidade Nova de Lisboa.


Some of Paulo’s major key achievements were:

•Participated in the development and subsequent management of more than 25 shopping centre and mixed-use projects, (involving offices and / or residential), totalling more than 1.1 million sqm GLA.

•Was involved or lead the acquisition of more than 10 retail and mixed-use projects, totalling more than 260,000 sqm GLA.

•Lead the Italian and and Brazilian subsidiaries of the largest  shopping centre developer in Europe