Renaissance Asset Management


The Renaissance Property Securities team comprises 3 investment specialists. The two principals have worked together for over 23 years, specialising in ASX listed property securities. They have a combined total of over 50 years of experience in analysing and investing in listed property securities.

Carlos Cocaro - Managing Director

B.Com, CPA, F.Fin

Carlos has 31 years of experience in managing, analysing and researching listed property securities. He began analysing listed property securities in 1986 as part of Armstrong Jones’ Australian equities team. In 1994, he joined Rothschild Australia Asset Management as a specialist in listed property securities analysis and portfolio management. In 1997 he was promoted to Director, heading up the growing property securities team, a position he held until he formed Renaissance Property Securities in 2003.

Damien Barrack – Director

B.Econ (Hons)

Damien has over 19 years experience managing, analysing and researching listed property companies. Damien joined Carlos Cocaro in the Rothschild property securities team in 1998 where they worked together until 2003. Damien co-founded Renaissance Property Securities in 2003.

Chris Makragelidis – Dealer

Dip. FM

Chris joined the Renaissance team in 2014, bringing with him over 19 years’ experience in equities dealing. He is responsible for trading the equities held within the Renaissance portfolios. Chris spent 14 years with Citigroup Global Markets as Director, Sales Trading. Chris has also worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, on the Sales Trading Desk and most recently was with Strategic Capital Management as Director, Execution & Portfolio Management.

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