Martin Eberhardt FRICS has been appointed new Managing Director of the German investment and asset manager Corpus Sireo Real Estate, which is part of Swiss Life Asset Managers. Eberhardt will take on his new role on 15 May 2018, and will be in charge of the companies’ entire asset and property management business. Eberhardt will also take on the job of Managing Director at Swiss Life Kapitalverwaltungsgesellschaft (KVG). The 53-year old experienced real estate professional joins from Bouwfonds Investment Management.
In his position on the Management Board at Swiss Life KVG, Eberhardt will take on responsibility for the real estate industry related economic aspects as well as fund management. Swiss Life KVG sets up Specialist Funds and Open-Ended Public Real Estate Funds such as “Living + Working” for institutional and private customers and has recently been given the “Scope Award” for the best new product.
In his most recent position, Martin Eberhardt was Country Manager for Bouwfonds Investment Management Deutschland GmbH in Berlin, a position he took up in 2011. He subsequently took on the role of Managing Director for Client Relations in Hoevelaken for the Dutch parent company, which belongs to the Rabo Real Estate Group.
Previously, Martin Eberhardt held several management positions in the real estate segment of Union Investment in Frankfurt am Main and in Hamburg – mostly as Managing Director of the investment company Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH. His other roles included Managing Director at Colliers Grossmann & Berger (Hamburg), an associated company of Hamburger Sparkasse.
In the corporate real estate segment, Eberhardt worked as the head of the Corporate Real Estate division for a subsidiary of METRO AG (I.T.C. Immobilien Team Consulting) and in property management at Daimler-Benz (debis Immobilienmanagement) as a Development project manager.
Ralph Günther, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Corpus Sireo Real Estate, says: “We are bringing on board a very experienced funds and real estate manager, who takes on his position at Corpus Sireo with many years of international experience in the business. Martin Eberhardt has a deep understanding of the entire real estate value chain – especially in the corporate real estate, an understanding he gained in previous positions. We are happy to have such an established real estate professional at the highest level of Corpus Sireo.”