Jorge Portela is a Founding Principal of Riverstone Capital Group. Prior to founding Riverstone, Mr. Portela was a Director with the Miami office of HFF primarily responsible for office investment sales and equity placement throughout Florida. During his time at HFF, Mr. Portela completed in excess of $3.0 billion in commercial real estate transactions across office, retail and industrial assets. He started his career as an associate in the Portfolio Management Group at Grove International Partners, a global real estate private equity firm. In this role, he was responsible for the valuation and analysis of the firm’s European portfolio. Mr. Portela has an MBA from New York University’s Stern Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor in Science in Business Administration from the University of Florida.