Chiara Lagomarsino Picasso

CEO MD and Owner

With a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies at Nottingham Trent University, an MBA in Advertising at NYU and a previous career as PR and press office in the luxury segment between New York and Milan and over a decade of experience in the Italian high-end property market, Chiara has the charisma, ability and experience to bring the most unique and exquisite properties to each client.
With 12 years of expertise sourcing and structuring transactions for clients coming from all over the world, Chiara is able in the most distinctive way to find solutions for sellers and buyers that are practical, hassle free and unique to each.
Chiara has also the vision to disrupt the traditional luxury property by providing new solutions and services that is more in line with the rapidly current trends. Chiara is leading as CEO a very energetic, thoughtful, and ‘can do’ attitude team.
She’s fluent in Italian, English, French, Spanish.

After 25 years of industry experience, Chiara has learned that it is the relationships he creates with his clients that matter most. He believes that the people you work with make all the difference and he wants to be one of those people for you!

Get to know Us

Decades of real estate experience at your disposal, unified by one thing: every individual, just like every single property, is what makes the difference.  Our team is our greatest value.

Portofino Property unifies years of experience in the field, deep knowledge and understanding of standards, expectations and procedures and success in the luxury segment.

The company merges strong entrepreneurial basis and good understanding of the current and future trends of the market, aided by its local expertise coupled with an international focus and longstanding connections with both clients and fellow luxury segment professionals.

Chiara and Christelle lead the company with transparency, trust, passion and integrity, maintaining it at the forefront of modern trends and business know-how.

Christelle Jager-Hafstad

Co-Founder & Owner

With over 20 years’ experience in entrepreneurship, special situations, and corporate finance, Christelle is Portofino Property’s finance and strategy mentor.
Christelle carrier bloomed in institutions and funds such as Barclays, Morgan Stanley and Baupost; she than successfully adventured into co setting-up and running a European/US Special Situations/Value Fund and in the entrepreneurship arena. Christelle is keen to bring her experience in structuring investments and setting up new ventures and her strong relationship network in US, France and UK to Portofino Property. Christelle currently lives in London, managing her own portfolio of assets and investments.
Being both the nerdiest and the coolest, she has great strength in envisioning new creative paths and provides the means through her passion for numbers to bring this to reality.
She’s fluent in French, English, Swedish, Spanish.

beatrice sommacampagna

Operations Manager

Beatrice, our ‘organised mind, and creative soul’, has a varied background, with a degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Management, obtained with flying colours.
Strongly oriented towards strategic and innovative business development, she is in charge of Operations, overseeing business processes from compliance to PR. Beatrice is in daily contact with our fantastic national and international network, with which she exchanges information and resources, to ensure smooth relations with customers and the market. With organisational skills and an innovative spirit, she helps the team pursue unconventional business initiatives. She is an incurable reader!