Gerald is a managing partner at Oaklins Germany and a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. As a real estate specialist with more than 25 years of experience in the real estate investment business, he has advised Germany’s top companies as well as medium-sized businesses and private investors on a large number of real estate transactions. He has also worked for various international clients, such as GE Real Estate, Tishman Speyer, Schroders Capital and Pramerica. Recent key transactions he has advised on include the sale of an office property at Checkpoint Charlie in the heart of Berlin as well as the sale of a residential complex in Berlin’s city center. In addition, he sold an office landmark in Muelheim/Ruhr in Western Germany and two large-scale real estate portfolios in Eastern Germany.
Gerald has particular expertise in the marketing of distressed real estate assets and loans. He has worked with all the German banks as well as most international blue-chip companies, such as J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley, RBS and SEB.