+55 11 96428-3955, +55 11 2371-3161
Viaduto Nove de Julho 164, 01050-060 Sao Paulo, Brazil

Our Team

Our Team in Brazil

Hahn & Partner International Consulting Brazil consists of professionals with academic backround, specifically in the agribusiness/agricultural, energy and real estate sectors. Abundant experience comes paired with profound and detailed knowledge of local and regional circumstances, based on a decades-long familiarity with Brazil´s national, regional and municipal economic situation. We provide encompassing consulting, including due diligence services, residential and commercial appraisal valuations, managing and accompanying of sales processes. It was originally founded in Germany in 1991 and nowadays has branches in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador and Brasilia. Our official languages (fluent) are english, portugues, spanish, german and french.

Dr. Andreas Hahn

Senior Partner at Hahn Consulting

Dr. Andreas Hahn, born 1979 in Chemnitz/Germany, is Senior Partner at Hahn Consulting, with his main activities located in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. He holds a phD/doctorate in Political Economy/International Relations (University of Duisburg-Essen and FAAP São Paulo, about the economic implications of financial and fiscal reforms under the Cardoso government, with summa cum laude) and is a designated expert in terms of the Brazilian agricultural real estate market with decade-long practical experience. He is an associate member of the Agrovision Institute in Brasilia and real estate advisor for Brazilian property investments of the New York Times.

Main Areas of Activity:
  • Consulting services regarding the purchase and rent of comercial and private properties in Brazil
  • Intermediation of commercial and residential properties in Brazil
  • Appraisals and due diligence of agricultural areas
  • Consultancy and Advisory Services in the renewable energies sector, due diligences and intermediation of projects
  • Economic appraisals and analysis (infrastructure, market- and supply chain analysis, market studies)

Fluency in English, Portuguese, German, French and Spanish.

Prof.Dr.Climaco Cezar de Souza


Graduated in agronomics and veterinary medicine and post-graduated in agronomics as well at the University of Brasilia, he was nomeated Professor for Agricultural Sciences and subsequently responsible for MBA courses in Agribusiness. He became one of the leading experts in the field of Agricultural Sciences and worked in the academic area for 27 years. In 2007 he accepted a position as analyst in agribusiness for one of the major agricultural banks in Brazil and offered consultancy services for several agricultural cooperatives and enterprises. Currently he is director of the Agrovision Institute, a consulting agency and think tank in Brasilia, providing ample services for enterprises investing in the agricultural area, namely due diligences, implantation and realization of area-specific projects. During the years he published several books and articles, frequently in cooperation with BMF-BOVESPA, including abrangent analysis of the Brazilian agricultural situation, ranging from soil analyses to general evaluations.

Main Areas of Activity:

  • Consulting services regarding the purchase and rent agricultural properties in Brazil
  • Due diligences of investment projects in the rural sector
  • Intermediation of Commercial and Residential Properties in Brazil, with regional focus on Mato Grosso, Goias and Tocantins
  • Appraisals and due diligence of agricultural areas

Joao Mauricio Massapê



Rural property advice in prospecting, identifying, hiring, regularization of documentation of areas to set up Solar Power Plants in Northeast Brazil (states of Bahia, Piauí, Pernambuco, Maranhão, Ceará, Paraíba e Rio Grande do Norte) 2013 – 2015
Rural property advice in prospecting, identifying, hiring, areas of settlement documentation for deploying solar power plants in northern Mexico – 2014
Course web – What a Plant Knows (and other things you did not know about plants) – Coursera – Tel Aviv University – 2013
Degree in Real Estate Management by ULBRA – 2012;
Graduate in Environmental Monitoring UFBA with completion of the course Limnology and epicontinental Water and Coastal Ecology – UFBA;
Degree in Biological Sciences from UEFS / BA with emphasis in Ecology and carried out 08 extra-curricular courses for graduation;
Achievement of 60% of Animal Science course by UFV / MG;
Completion of 2nd degree by the Mason County Center High Scool – Michigan – USA;
Managing Partner of Massapê Ipe Brokerage & Real Estate Business Ltd, a company specializing in rural real estate segment in the state of Bahia, with sales of hundreds of farms in different regions of the state.;
Attorney and Executive in the implementation of the Haras Tangara Ltda, foreign capital company focused on the Tourist Trade and High Riding School, including creation, selection, gentle and marketing Lusitano breed of horses (PSL – purebred Lusitano)., With import animal Portugal and EU;
Stage residence 06 months in Dowma Dairy Farm – Ontario – California – USA, high dairy technology company with production of 24,000 liters / day;
Experience in agricultural activities, worked on 200 ha project deployment flooded rice in Taiwan do Rio Preto – BA;
Managing partner of Agropastoril and Industrial Port of Santa Clara Ltda., With work in the deployment of infrastructure, opening areas for upland rice, maize, beans, sesame addition to cattle pasture and Apiary facility in property company in Taiwan do Rio Preto – BA;
Farmer with experience in buying and selling cattle, horses and mules, goats and sheep;
Linguages – Portuguse, Fluent English and Spanish, Italian learning;

Marcelo Fonseca Santos

  • Member of the Civil Law Commission of OAB/SP, subsection of Pinheiros.
  • Member of Private Law Institute – IDP.
  • Member of the Economic Criminal Law Commission of OAB/SP.
  • Member of the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences – IBCCRIM.
  • Lecturer of Tax Law at the Regional Council of Realtors in São Paulo – CRECI/SP.

He labored at Deloitte Touch Consultants, worked at Duarte Garcia office staff, Caselli Guimaraes e Terra Advogados, taking care of the consulting and litigation in public law (Tax and Administrative / Bidding).
He added specializations and several courses, highlighting the Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas and Postgraduate LLM Business Law at FMU.
In addition to extensive experience, he aslo has taken courses in tax and business, in renowned institutes such as the Institute of Lawyers of São Paulo – IASP, the Brazilian Institute of Tax Law – IBDT (USP), among others.


Rafael Martins Iasz


Lawyer graduated at Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie as well as Engineering at the Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial – FEI, with more than 10 years of experience in juridical consulting.
He pursues responsible Best Practice, always seeking solutions in order to harmonize the legal dictates with the philosophy and the needs of the client.He is specialized on contract law, civil and corporate law.


Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Professional Real Estate Broker in Brazil

Comprehensive assistance and support to foreign property investors here in Brazil.


  • Author of 2 books on Brazilian Real Estate Investment
  • 11 years of facilitating property purchases in Brazil for a wide range of overseas investors.
  • Equity partner and investment director of 2 property companies in Natal, North-East Brazil
  • Strong network of local professionals in legal sector, accountancy, building industry and governmental offices throughout Brazil
  • Large portfollio of real estate offered in Brazil including Hotels, Luxury homes and LandBanking opportunities.
  • www.brazilbeachhouse.com
Djamila Feijo Coelho da Graça

Djamila Feijo Coelho da Graça

  • graduated in biology with a specialization on Ecologics and Environmental Policy
  • participation in several environmental and cultural projects
  • real estate agent at Ètica (2008-2012)
  • real estate agent at JTaveres (2012-2014)
  • founding member of Boavista Consultoria Imobiliária in Rio de Janeiro in 2014
  • focused on commercial properties, specifically larger lots and areas for incorporation
  • Homepage: www.boavistaimoveisrj.com.br

US Partner


Seasoned sales professional with more than 23 years’ experience representing a wide variety of footwear lines across United States/Canada and Europe

Proven track record of success having successfully launched several new lines through network of strong, established industry relationships

  • Assist clients with property sales and development
  • Hold open house inspections, instructing clients on best practices for selling success and liaising between renters/owners and prospective buyers for property inspections
  • Preparation of legal documents including listings and sales contracts
  • Provide legal, economic and market advice to prospective clients
  • Liaise with lenders, home inspectors and pest controllers prior to contract negotiations
  • Ensuring terms and conditions of agreements are met
  • Maintaining and liaising with clients, building relationships with clients to encourage returning business
  • Coordinate property closings and overseeing document signing
  • Analyze market trends to determine competitive market prices
  • https://jonathanlorber.keyes.com/


Guntis graduated from Boston University with a B.S. Degree in Business Administration and has a diverse international business background. He has obtained his ABR & TRC real estate designations in addition to his LSS-Leading Real Estate Certified Sales Specialist. He is also a member of the VIP Executive Club.

Guntis has lived in Naples since 2005 and his experience in the area, coupled with the tremendous resources at VIP Realty Group will guarantee that he will find the right home for his clients. Guntis’ goal is to help his clients realize their home dreams in the Paradise that is SW Florida. He treats every potential client as he would his own family and listens to what their home want and needs are first and then does what he needs to help them realize that goal.

-Has ABR & TRC designations

-LSS-Leading RE Certified Sales Specialist

-Member of VIP Executive Club

-Fluent in Latvian

-Member of the National Association of Realtors, Florida Association of Realtors, and the Naples Area Board of Realtors.