Philip La Pierre Joins LaSalle as Head of Continental Europe
MUNICH (June 08, 2018) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle), the global real estate investment manager,is pleased to announce that Philip La Pierre will be joining the firm as Head of Continental Europe based in Munich. He will oversee all operations and strategies in Europe ex-UK. Philip will be responsible for the acquisitions, asset management and fund management teams across all of Continental Europe, and report in to the Chief Executive for Europe, Simon Marrison. He will also be joining the European Management Board.
Philip is a German national with 20 years of experience in real estate; he has built up a distinguished reputation in the German and broader European real estate market. He was previously at Corestate Capital as the Co-Chief Investment Officer where he oversaw €16 billion AUM in real estate. Before this he spent eight years at Union Investment Real Estate as the Head of Investment Management Overseas where he oversaw theEuropean Investment Team and subsequently the global team with a focus on the Americas and Asia.
Philip La Pierre, Head of Continental Europe at LaSalle, commented: “I am excited to start this new chapter of my career in this role at LaSalle. The Continent is an important component of the overall global business and I look forward to growing the platform as well as achieving our long term vision.”
LaSalle’s Continental European business has a presence in 8 different countries and employs over 80 people in Western and Central Europe. The priority for the Continental business going forward is to grow our flagship open-ended funds as well as grow our KVG platform, and deepen our existing client relationships.
Simon Marrison, CEO of Europe at LaSalle, said: “I am delighted with the appointment of Philip to our continental business; his experience and knowledge of European real estate markets will reinforce our position in on the Continent, particularly in Germany. This is a key market for international investors, and Philipp’s appointment will reinforce our role in the domestic market and build on our existing presence in country.”
About LaSalle Investment Management
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