Rene Torres

Dr. Rene Torres, President/CEO of PAI Group, is a real estate, management, and financial consultant with international experience. He is an expert on latin american real estate opportunities and valuation.

He has specialized in business and realty consultations and in investment/feasibility analyses with special emphasis on strategic positioning, competitive decision making, health care facilities, manufacturing process design, project scheduling/supervision process control instrumentation, construction, commercial and industrial real estate and business valuations. He has been qualified and has served as expert witness in Federal, State and Municipal court systems throughout the United Sta

Since 1989, Dr. Torres has been President/Chief Appraiser of Property Appraisers, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in commercial and industrial realty, and additionally since inception until 2006 Vice President/CFO of OccMed, Inc., emphasizing health care and occupational medicine systems integration. In addition, he is a Managing Partner of Intrex Realty Capital LLC, the General Partner of a group of private equity funds in development geared towards realty acquisition, mortgage portfolios, venture capital, and other endeavors. He was until 2000 also the President of ATS Training Services, a vocational school teaching real estate appraisal, home inspection, environmental assessment, and paralegal training with campuses in three Southern California counties. He also served as Assistant Dean, School of Business and Management, California Coast University.

Consulting assignments have been successfully undertaken for Gulf+Western Industries, the U.S. Postal Service, Bolar Pharmaceutical Company, the Chase Manhattan Bank, Citicorp, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Del Monte Corporation, the Hanes companies, the U. S. Navy, the Government of the Virgin Islands, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. Department of Labor (Bureau of Labor Statistics), the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Directorate General of Tourism (Spain), BURNAC Mortgage Investors, Ltd. (Canada), Investeco, Ltd. (London), and numerous others worldwide. He speaks English, Spanish, and Italian.

He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, an MS from New York University and a PHD from California Pacific University