Santhosh Kumar

Vice Chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants

Santhosh Kumar is the Group Vice Chairman for ANAROCK Group Business Services Pvt. Ltd.

Santhosh is currently responsible for running the Residential business for the group. Apart from managing and running the operation of twelve offices in India and one in Dubai for the GCC operations, Santhosh is also involved in business strategy, setting up the best practices and standards, executing operational efficiency and business development.

Before joining ANAROCK, Santhosh was CEO Operations for Jones Lang LaSalle India, leading a large team of real estate professionals across India. Santhosh has been instrumental in creating the largest premiere real estate services firm in India as well as plays a pivotal role in the Firm overseeing strategic business development, coordination of operations between offices, service delivery standards and providing input for continued business growth.

Experience: Santhosh has more than twenty-one years of real estate services experience. A cost and management accountant by profession, Santhosh began his career with Chesterton Meghraj’s Delhi office as Finance Manager in 1998. In 2000, he elevated to the position of CFO handling corporate finance, accounts and taxation matters. In 2001, Santhosh was also appointed as a member of the Board of Chesterton Meghraj to advise on key strategic planning issues and make recommendations on major business initiatives and financial decisions.

From 2002, Santhosh was with Trammell Crow Meghraj (TCM) overseeing business operations in Northern and Eastern Indian regions. During his tenure from 2002 – 2005, the Delhi office was the highest profit – making branch of TCM as compared to other regional offices.

In April 2005, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer for TCM overseeing the development and implementation of service delivery strategy for major corporate clients, as well as focusing on operational and financial performance monitoring and budgets.

Education and Affiliations

  • Master’s in Commerce in 1992 from the Delhi University
  • Associate of Institute of Cost & Management Accountants of India (ACMA), 1994
  • Member of the real estate committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce of India (FICCI)
  • Member of the Indian Cancer Research Society