Cannizzo, Ortíz y Asociados, S.C.

Roberto Cannizzo Consiglio

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Managing Partner of the firm. Specialised in corporate, M&A, real estate, construction, banking, securities, insurance, pensions, public bids. Last year he was involved, among others, in the sale of Nuevo Malecón Cancún Shopping Center, the acquisition of 131 lots of land for the development of 5,500 houses in Quintana Roo, the sale of Assicurazioni Generali´s participation in Banorte Generali Afore (pension funds) to the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS). He is currently participating in the acquisition of the largest tourism development located in Cancun.


University of Rome, Magna Cum Laude. Admitted to practice in Italy 1970, admitted to practice in Mexico, 1972. Founding Partner of Cannizzo, Ortiz y Asociados on 1985. Member of the Board of Directors of many of his clients, among others, Pensiones Banorte Generali, Seguros Banorte Generali, Ermenegildo Zegna and Corporación Moctezuma.


Author: “Various Aspects of Tourist Investment in Mexico”, State Bar of Texas, Institute, International Law.


Born in Italy on 1946. Speaks English, Italian and Spanish. Bestowed by the Italian Government with the title of Knight of the Star of Italian Solidarity (“Cavaliere”).