PGIM hires senior portfolio manager

Thomas Kallenbrunnen has joined PGIM Real Estate as a managing director and senior portfolio manager for its European core diversified real estate strategy.

Kallenbrunnen is based in Frankfurt and reports to Raimondo Amabile, head of Europe. PGIM Real Estate’s European platform had approximately $13 bn (€11.5 bn) in assets under management or administration as of 30 September 2018 and since 2012 has completed $21 bn in equity and debt transactions on behalf of investors throughout Europe.

'The scale, maturity, liquidity and diversification of the European core market, as well as the low supply growth and ongoing occupier demand, present a compelling investment opportunity to deliver stable, income-driven returns to investors globally,' commented Amabile.

'Thomas’s extensive portfolio management experience and deep understanding of the market will further bolster our ability to capitalise on the significant opportunities we see in core European real estate.'

Kallenbrunnen brings over 16 years of real estate investment management experience to PGIM Real Estate. Previously, Kallenbrunnen was general manager at Helaba Invest, a German investment management firm where he led the real estate and alternative investment business since its inception in 2012.

Earlier, Kallenbrunnen was head of real estate portfolio management at VersAM Versicherungs Asset Management and a senior manager at PwC, leading international real estate projects for financial service clients.


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