The Switzerland Institutional Real Estate Forum is an annual closed-door meeting for investment officers and trustees from public and corporate pensions, endowments, foundations, insurance companies and hospital plans from across Switzerland to learn about institutional real estate fund opportunities in the Switzerland,and around the globe. The event is complimentary and open to institutional investors only, with no tickets or entry available to external parties.
Jürg Tobler Chief Investment Officer City of Zurich
Philipp Sigrist Senior Investment Consultant Mercer
Carlo Farina Head of Real Estate and Private Markets CERN Pension Fund
Damien Smith Principal Townsend Group
Feyza Akbiyik Director Pension Fund Heineken Switzerland
Dirk Steinhoff Chief Investment Officer BFI Wealth Management
Michael Valentine Investment Consultant Towers Watson
Josh Cleveland Partner StepStone Group
Eduardo Illitsch Member of the Board Caisse de pensions de JPMorgan Chase
Peter Hobbs Managing Director bfinance International
Eric Conrads Member of Global Asset Allocation Team Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Rico Baumgartner Chief Executive Officer & Chairman Baumgartner Family Office
Lenka Beinhoff Chief Executive Officer Beinhoff Family Office
Stephanie Schuster Managing Director Virtuelles Family Office
Christa Maria Schanz Chief Executive Officer Schanz Family Office
Andy Aeschbach Senior Partner Invest-Partners Wealth Management
Frank Häusler Chief Investment Officer Marcuard Family Office
Ralph Aerni CIO Mercer Investments Private Markets Group
2016 Institutional Real Estate Strategy Overview
Assessing risk and return potential with real estate fundamentals that are still strong six years into an expansionary cycle.
Selecting Outperforming Submarkets
Evaluating local economies on a submarket level, versus a macro-level.
Capitalizing on a Crowded Core Market
Finding investment opportunities in light of solid growth and a foreign buyer glut.
Public vs. Private
Leveraging the liquidity benefits of REITs and the benefits of a largely core-focused security.
Balancing your International Portfolio
Examining the role of core, value-add and opportunistic in your international portfolio.
Fundamental Factors in GP Selection
Understanding how investors currently source and screen managers for real estate vehicles.
|Sponsorship is only available upon invitation and Markets Group reserves the right to refuse sponsorship from any organization or individual deemed by Markets Group to be incompatible with the event. Markets Group forum sessions are closed to all media/press and video/audio recording is explicitly prohibited within the venue.|
Head of Production–EMEA
Head of US, Canada & European Institutional Real Estate