ZAR Real Estate Holding
Based in Munich and operating across Germany, ZAR Real Estate Holding is a fully integrated developer of real estate projects with high value creation potential.
The company focuses on the development of commercial properties, urban quarters and hotels. ZAR Real Estate Holding holds and is currently developing projects totalling a combined gross floor area of approximately 1.12m square metres. The company’s investments are primarily concentrated on selected areas at the edges of booming big cities such as Berlin, Düsseldorf or Frankfurt am Main. In past years the consortium has supported well-known developments.
Quick decision-making processes concerning purchases guarantee a high degree of agility. At the same time, an excellent network of long-standing partners testifies to the absolute quality and reliability of ZAR Real Estate Holding.
What makes us stand out
Clear corporate strategy through sole shareholder
Quick decision-making processes concerning purchases
Strong capital in all project phases
Strong partner network
High degree of experience based on a number of successfully completed project developments
Chief Executive Officer
After completing his degree in business administration, Felix Schallmeyer built up years of experience in the hedge fund sector. His long-standing expertise extends to real estate transactions and the structuring of financial vehicles, amounting to a total of one billion euros. Mr Schallmeyer has been in charge of building up ZAR Real Estate Holding GmbH & Co. KG from the very beginning. He was also on the supervisory board of a large investment property company with 13,000 residential units.
Chief Financial Officer
Daniel Argyrakis has been CFO of ZAR Real Estate Holding since January 2021. The qualified accountant and tax advisor has many years of extensive experience in the real estate industry. During his positions at two Big-Four, Daniel Argyrakis has served both listed and family-owned residential property companies, property developers, project developers and family offices as well as hotel companies as an auditor. In recent years, he has increasingly been involved in the implementation and reorganisation of internal company processes.
Head of Development
Stefan Neher has been a project developer since 2003. Before joining ZAR Real Estate Holding he worked for different national and international companies. His expertise lies in the development of both commercial and residential properties. From his previous work Mr Neher has built up a large network of contacts and gained extensive experience in the acquisition, building planning approval, contract negotiations, renting and conception of large, complex projects.
Head of Transactions
Andreas Hägele is Head of Transactions at ZAR Real Estate Holding. Prior to that, he gained several years of experience at one of the leading management consultancies in advising national and international investors and accompanied transactions with a total volume of more than 17 billion euros. Mr. Hägele is fully responsible for the purchase and sale of land and projects.
Gerrit S. Molineus
Senior Project & Investment Manager
As Project & Investment Manager at ZAR Real Estate Holding, Gerrit Molineus primarily manages commercial and residential projects. In addition to development of projects included the procurement of planning and building rights, leasing and project coordination, his tasks include the management of transactions and acquisition processes. Previously, he gained over ten years of experience at various well-known companies in the real estate and investment industry – including the last six years in leading positions.
Maximilian von Künsberg
Area Manager Investment East Germany
Maximilian von Künsberg is responsible at ZAR Real Estate Holding in Berlin for the acquisition and sale of land and projects in eastern Germany. After his studies of business administration at the University of St. Gallen, he completed his Master of Science in Real Estate Management at the Technical University of Berlin. Before joining ZAR Real Estate Holding, he gained several years of experience in the investment sector for leading German real estate companies.
Juan Carlos Calvo Quesada
Juan Carlos Calvo Quesada is a Investment Manager at ZAR Real Estate Holding. He spent four years prior to this working in strategy consulting, one year of which as a freelance consultant. His work focuses on projects in the fields of corporate real estate management, investment management and corporate finance. Mr Calvo Quesada supports the ZAR team in finance matters, project development and deal structuring and exits.
Maximilian Weck is a Project Manager at ZAR Real Estate Holding, responsible for the management of residential and commercial projects with his main focus on regulatory responsibilities. After completing his Master’s degree in Management at IE Business School in Madrid, he worked for a management consultancy in the automotive industry for several years before entering the real estate industry in 2018. At a Munich-based real estate company, he has been involved in various residential projects over the last few years, covering all service phases, from property acquisition and the procurement of building rights to marketing and sales.
As a project manager, Pelin Sencel is primarily responsible for the hotel and commercial developments of ZAR Real Estate Holding. Through her studies in tourism management at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and her consulting work at Zarges von Freyberg Hotel Consulting, she has already gained substantial experience in the strategic development of hotels and the associated search for operators. Ms Sencel is involved in the projects from the early stages. In addition to obtaining building rights, her focus is on structuring and negotiating customised lease and rental agreements as well as holistic tenant support and communication as part of the project development.
Philipp-Oliver Hummel is part of the finance team at ZAR Real Estate Holding. His responsibilities include support in financing, accounting and controlling issues. During his Master’s studies at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, he was able to gain valuable experience at one of the Big Four auditing companies and a large German real estate developer.
Marieta Todorova works as an Executive Assistant at ZAR Real Estate Holding and looks back on a career of more than 15 years as an assistant to the Executive Board and as an office manager. She supports and relieves the management in the planning, implementation and coordination of administrative processes, the finance team in accounting and is responsible for the area of human resources together with our CFO.
Assistant Head of Development
Bettina Neumann is employed as assistant to the Head of Development at ZAR Real Estate Holding. After her Bachelor in Tourism Management, she worked as quality manager in the event and leisure industry for several years. Most recently she worked as assistant to the management. Now she is supporting our Head of Development in planning as well as in the organizational and administrative implementation of ZAR projects.
Jara Lee Stein
As a student trainee, Jara Lee Stein supports in particular the Back Office and the Finance & Transaction Team of ZAR Real Estate Holding. After her training as a tourism manager at one of the leading German tourism concerns, she worked there as a junior product manager. Currently, Ms Stein is studying Tourism Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Munich and was able to gain experience in hotel development through an internship at Zarges von Freyberg Hotel Consulting.
Besides his studies in Management and Technology with focus on Finance & Accounting at Technical University of Munich, Felix Zimmermann supports the team of ZAR Real Estate Holding as a student trainee. In this position, he mainly strengthens the investment team and contributes with his theoretical expertise. During his studies, he was able to gain first professional experiences in one of the Big Four auditing companies as well as in an industrial company in the area of process optimization in the United States.
Due to our implementation strength, we are always interested in committed, project-experienced new employees. We look forward to receiving your speculative application.
Telephone: +49 89 9545766-80