Puja Peruto is President and Founder of perutoRE, a real estate advisory firm focused on providing value- added services for real estate owners, investors and private equity clients. With her experience and breadth of industry contacts, she provides a strategic understanding of how to grow efficiently in a competitive and ever-changing real estate environment.
Ms. Peruto has acted as a real estate operations, transaction and asset management advisor for private equity firms, real estate investors, developers and institutions for over 15 years. Since establishing perutoRE in 2015, Ms. Peruto has provided clients with strategic support through part-time executive roles and specific task-oriented engagements. Prior to establishing her own consulting practice, Ms. Peruto spent almost a decade in Ernst & Young’s Transaction Real Estate group and co-managed the Philadelphia Transaction Real Estate group’s personnel and financial goals. Her engagements covered over $60 billion in transactions and a variety of strategic assignments for both public and private institutions. Prior to Ernst & Young, she spent two years at Savills Studley, a leading tenant representation commercial real estate brokerage firm.
Ms. Peruto graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania , where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics. Ms. Peruto is a full member of the Urban Land Institute serving on the ULI University Development Innovation Council and sits on the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region.