As Brazilian economy continues to bloom, there are more and more entrepreneurs from various countries that choose this location for their engagements. Jose Auriemo Neto, a native of this area, is one of the people who has taken advantage of the growing economy. Neto serves as the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of JHSF Participacoes SA. This company is a real estate business that mostly focuses on properties that are of commercial or residential nature.
Neto’s business-related efforts began back in 1993. At that time, he officially joined the company that he is still a part of. As a part of JHSF, he saw some of the company’s most prominent moments such as the one from 2009. During this year, the company entered a partnership with Hermes, Pucci, and Jimmy Choo as well as opened their first outlet. The success of the brand did not stop there as Neto also witnessed other sizeable partnerships come together later in 2012.
As the CEO of the company, Neto has enabled it to grow to over R$380 million that it made in revenues in 2016. Company’s profitability remains one of the most impressive traits of it as it stands at almost 65% of the total income. Neto also helped the company grow the value of its market projects that exceed R$ 1.2 billion. Under his leadership, the number of employees saw an increase and it is now at 500 realtors.
As far as his personal life, Neto joined the business world with his father. They both worked for the same company during the beginning of Neto’s career. More recently, Neto finds creative ways to merge his personal and professional life. For example, in 2015, he spent time in New York with his family while overseeing a project that was being done by his company.