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CBRE Investment Management Promotes Marius Schöner to Head of EMEA Residential Operator Division

Appointment reflects firm’s drive to focus on its investor-operator model and sector specialism

March 10, 2022

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CBRE Investment Management has promoted Marius Schöner to Head of EMEA Residential Operator Division, responsible for all residential operator capabilities across the EMEA region. Marius will also continue in his role as Head of Germany and Austria.

As Head of EMEA Residential Operator Division, Marius will oversee all asset managers working for the EMEA residential platform and will be responsible for the execution of residential investment strategies. He will also be instrumental in the development of investment strategies for the residential sector. The newly created role is part of CBRE Investment Management’s move towards a more sector-focused approach which introduces a new structure, evolving operations into four sector specialised operator divisions: office, retail, logistics and residential.

Rik Eertink, President, EMEA Real Estate Division at CBRE Investment Management, said: “Marius has been instrumental in CBRE Investment Management’s success and a driver of our expansion across Germany and Austria over the past seven years. He will be an asset to the residential platform, and I am looking forward to expanding our residential capabilities across the region together with him.”

Marius has more than 26 years of experience in the real estate industry. Since 2014, he has been heading CBRE’s Investment Management’s business in Germany and Austria. Over the period, assets under management in these two countries have quadrupled from €900m to €4bn. Previously, Marius held pan-European management positions with Deka Immobilien, Morgan Stanley, MGPA and BlackRock.

CBRE Investment Management is a leading investor-operator in residential with €5.3 billion* residential assets under management and owns over 200 assets. The platform has a broad footprint across all major European residential markets and invests across a number of different investment strategies and programs including three residential specialised funds; two that are country-specific (Netherlands and UK) and one pan European strategy. All three funds have an emphasis on making a positive social impact with two of the funds specifically created to deliver good quality, sustainable and affordable rental homes.

*31 December 2021

About CBRE Investment Management
CBRE Investment Management is a leading global real assets investment management firm with $141.9 billion in assets under management* as of December 31, 2021, operating in more than 30 offices and 20 countries around the world. Through its investor-operator culture, the firm seeks to deliver sustainable investment solutions across real assets categories, geographies, risk profiles and execution formats so that its clients, people and communities thrive.

CBRE Investment Management is an independently operated affiliate of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2021 revenue). CBRE has more than 105,000 employees (excluding Turner & Townsend employees) serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE Investment Management harnesses CBRE’s data and market insights, investment sourcing and other resources for the benefit of its clients. For more information, please visit

*Assets under management (AUM) refers to the fair market value of real assets-related investments with respect to which CBRE Investment Management provides, on a global basis, oversight, investment management services and other advice and which generally consist of investments in real assets; equity in funds and joint ventures; securities portfolios; operating companies and real assets-related loans. This AUM is intended principally to reflect the extent of CBRE Investment Management’s presence in the global real assets market, and its calculation of AUM may differ from the calculations of other asset managers and from its calculation of regulatory assets under management for purposes of certain regulatory filings.