Clelia Warburg Peters currently serves as President of Warburg Realty, bringing significant experience in strategic business development, cutting-edge technology, and financial investing to her role.
Clelia joined the firm in 2014 to support her father, company CEO Frederick Warburg Peters, in managing and growing one of New York's oldest and most respected real estate brokerages. A family-owned firm committed to ethical business practices, Warburg has exclusive partnerships with Barnes International in Paris and Saunders in the Hamptons, both of which share the same core values and uncompromising standards.
In addition to her impressive career at Warburg, Clelia is also a co-founding partner and advisor for MetaProp, the world’s premier PropTech accelerator, consultant, and seed stage venture fund focused exclusively on real estate technology. MetaProp’s accelerator program is the global leader for early stage PropTech companies boasting over 80 mentors, world-renowned corporate partners, and widespread media coverage from The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Tech Crunch, and more. Since its 2015 debut, MetaProp has collectively invested in 50+ companies across the full real estate value chain which have raised over $2 billion and employ more than 1,500 people internationally.
Prior to joining Warburg, Clelia spent several years serving as an advisor to FTSE 100 companies and UK government bodies with the Boston Consulting Group and worked in partnership with noted businesswoman Sallie Krawcheck to develop an early stage technology company focused on flexible work opportunities for women.
Clelia began her career as a humanitarian relief worker with the International Rescue Committee where she served as an advisor to the Security Council and managed field based projects in Nepal and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Her work overseas sparked a passion for economics and business building, leading her to pursue an MBA. During her MBA Clelia worked with a mid-size private equity fund, assessing investments across the consumer, healthcare and banking spaces.
A passionate native New Yorker, Clelia serves as the President of the Board for the Gerard and Kelly Foundation, a non-profit supporting the work of performance artists Gerard and Kelly, as well as other performance-based artists. Clelia is deeply interested in supporting other female business leaders and serves as an advisor for several early stage, women-led, companies. Clelia holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in Literature with distinction from Yale University, and is a graduate of The Chapin School.