Liberty Two Degrees: José Snyders

José Snyders has been the Financial Director of Liberty Two Degrees since 23 March 2017.

José Snyders joined Liberty Two Degrees in January 2017 and became their Financial Director in March 2017.  In this role, José is responsible for financial risk management, investment analysis and the capital structure of the REIT in addition to financial planning and record keeping. Before joining Liberty Two Degrees, José was a dealmaker in the Real Estate Investment Banking Division of Rand Merchant Bank where he was responsible for originating and implementing various transactions in the property sector.

José completed articles at PwC where he serviced clients in the financial services industry with a specific focus on structured finance. Outside of the office, José is an endurance sports enthusiast and enjoys spending time with his family. He has a B.Com in Accounting and Finance from the University of Cape Town.

Work
2017 – Present    Financial Director, Liberty Two Degrees
2006 – 2016         Transactor, Rand Merchant Bank
2003 – 2006         Auditor, PwC South Africa
2003 – 2006         Audit Clerk, PwC

Education
1998 – 2003         B.Com, Accounting and Finance, UCT
1997 – 2002         B. Com, UCT
1991 – 1996         Matric, Elsies Rivier

About Liberty Two Degrees: The Liberty Two Degrees Portfolio is an iconic South African retail real-estate property portfolio with assets in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Midlands and Bloemfontein. It also includes interests in the mixed-use precinct of Melrose Arch. 

The assets in Johannesburg are the Sandton City Complex, Nelson Mandela Square and Melrose Arch. The Cape Town asset is the Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain. The Midlands asset is the Liberty Midlands Mall and the Bloemfontein asset is the newly developed Bothabelo Mall. 

Liberty Two Degrees reported a revenue of R259.578 million in 2017.