Graf Arco-Zinneberg has spent his entire career investing in and managing real estate as a principal. He is President and founder of the American Asset Corporation (AAC), a real estate investment and development company in the USA headquartered in New York City. AAC specializes in the development of shopping centers, offices and industrial parks throughout the southeastern USA. The company seeks to create value by acquiring large sites at strategic locations for master-planned developments. These developments blend retail, office, and residential projects into an integrated community. Since 1986, the AAC portfolio has expanded to include 4.5 million square feet of retail, office and industrial space valued at nearly $700 million. Within this portfolio is land held for the planned development of 4.5 million additional square feet with a projected value at stabilization of approximately $700 million. AAC is a member of real estate’s most prestigious organizations.
Riprand Graf Arco is also holding majority interest in farming, forest products, brewery, and real estate companies in Germany, Austria, and the Czech Republic. He is a member of the Intercontinental Chapter of YPO as well as associated with the Wharton Real Estate Center at The University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Council on Germany and Governor of the Ditchley Park Foundation, UK.Born in Munich, Germany, Count Arco was raised in Germany and Austria. Educated in Germany, he studied architecture at the Technical University in Munich and holds an Engineering and Architectural Master’s Degree. His personal interests are history and politics.