Marco Riva

Senior Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Crossbay

Marco Riva is the CEO of Crossbay, MARK's urban logistics platform.

Marco has overall responsibility for the growth and management of MARK’s industry-leading logistics platform, Crossbay. At the time of writing, Crossbay Fund I is one of Europe’s largest pure play urban-logistics portfolios, attracting capital from some of the world’s largest investors. Marco leads a team of over 40 people on the sourcing, acquisition, management and development of logistics assets across Europe. He brings almost 20 years of experience to MARK.

His career began at KPMG, before moving on to Goldman Sachs, where he was involved in acquisitions, restructuring and debt management, as well as leasing across the company’s real estate investments in Italy.

He then joined Logicor, Blackstone’s pan-European logistics portfolio which exited to the China Investment Corporation for €12.5bn. With Marco as director of acquisitions, Logicor owned and operated a 147 million sq. ft portfolio across 17 European countries. 70% of it was concentrated in the UK, Germany, France and Southern Europe. Marco oversaw over €2bn of investments for the platform.