Pirojsha Godrej, son of Adi Godrej, Chairman of the esteemed Godrej Group, has been making significant strides in the real estate domain as the Executive Chairperson of Godrej Properties. With a net worth of Rs 23,970 crore, as per Forbes’ latest evaluation, Adi Godrej continues to be a prominent figure in the industry.
Pirojsha Godrej entered the family business back in 2004 and has since risen through the ranks. In 2008, he took on the role of Executive Director at Godrej Properties, and in 2012, he assumed the prestigious position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the company. Under his adept leadership, the company has experienced remarkable growth.
One of the significant milestones during his tenure was the successful initial public offering (IPO) in 2010, raising USD 100 million for Godrej Properties. This move strengthened the company’s position in the market and contributed to its continuous success.
The Godrej family, known for its entrepreneurial prowess, holds the reins of the USD 5.2 billion Godrej Group, as reported by the magazine, amassing an impressive revenue of around Rs 42,990 crore today. According to Forbes’ report in December 2022, the family’s net worth stands at a staggering Rs 1,14,930 crore.
Pirojsha’s educational background is equally commendable. He completed his graduation from the renowned Wharton School of Business in 2002, followed by a Master’s in International Affairs from Columbia University. His academic journey culminated with an MBA from Columbia Business School in 2008. Notably, he received his schooling at The Cathedral & John Connon School.
In 2017, Pirojsha was appointed as the Executive Chairperson of Godrej Properties and took on the additional responsibility of being the Executive Chairperson of Godrej Fund Management. Demonstrating his entrepreneurial spirit, he founded Godrej Housing Finance in 2019 and assumed the role of its Executive Chairperson.
Beyond his business endeavors, Pirojsha possesses a diverse range of interests, including chess, scuba diving, and rare book collecting. A family man, he is married and has two daughters, reflecting his dedication to both his personal and professional spheres.
Pirojsha’s exceptional achievements have been duly recognized by the industry. In 2015, he was bestowed with the prestigious ‘Visionary of India – Young Achiever Extraordinaire award at the Brand Vision India 2020 Summit & Awards supported by FICCI. The same year, he was also honored with the ‘CEO – REAL ESTATE’ award at the CEO AWARD 2015, cementing his position as a trailblazer in the real estate sector.
As Pirojsha Godrej continues to lead and contribute to the growth of Godrej Properties and other Group companies, his visionary approach and remarkable achievements continue to inspire and shape India’s business landscape.