Thursday 23rd June, 9.00 AM

Aula Magna Bocconi University, Roentgen street 1, Milan (Italy):

Gunther Maier, ERES President & Full Professor, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business

Giacomo Morri, SDA Bocconi & ERES Conference Chair, 


Albert Saiz, Urban Economics & Real Estate Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 

Title Keynote Speech:“Urban Revitalization and Redevelopment: The New Real Estate Frontier?” 

Aldo Mazzocco, CEO Generali Real Estate, Head of Private Markets & Real Assets business unit Generali Asset & Wealth Management, 

Title Keynote Speech:“Private & real asset investment opportunity” 

Keynote Speakers


Aldo Mazzocco

Aldo Mazzocco is the Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Generali Real Estate S.p.A. since May 2017. In March 2021, he also took over the role of Head of Private Markets and Real Assets in the business unit Generali Asset & Wealth Management. In addition, he is Chairman of Generali Real Estate S.p.A. SGR and CityLife S.p.A. A manager with extensive experience in the real estate industry, Aldo joined Generali Real Estate from Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, where he served as Head of Real Estate, Chairman of CDP Immobiliare SpA and CDP Investimenti SGR. From 2001 to 2015 he was the CEO of Beni Stabili SpA SIIQ, and held key management roles at Beni Stabili Gestioni SGR. He was Directeur Generale Délégué at Foncière des Régions from 2011 to 2015, and the Chairman of Assoimmobiliare between 2011 and 2017. Aldo Mazzocco holds a Master in Business Administration from SDA Bocconi, and a Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Padua.


Albert Saiz

Albert Saiz is the Daniel Rose Associate Professor of Urban Economics and Real Estate at the department of Urban studies and Planning at MIT. Albert’s research focuses on housing markets, the dynamics of home values, urban growth, local public finance, and the demographic and technological determinants of real estate markets. Albert has published widely in economics journals: his publications have been cited more than 10,500 times according to Google Scholar. He has taught Urban Economics, Microeconomics, Housing economics, Real estate Investments, and Global Real Estate. Albert worked previously an assistant professor at the Wharton school (University of Pennsylvania) where he obtained the MBA Excellence in teaching Award. He has also served as a Research Economist at the Federal Reserve bank of Philadelphia. Albert was an editor of the Journal of Housing Economics (2012-2017), and the Director of the MIT Center for Real Estate (2014-2018). He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University (2002).

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Conference Sponsors

We thank our sponsors for generous support of the 28th ERES Annual Conference 2022: