Team of ERSTE Immobilien KAG

Peter Karl

Mr. Peter Karl
Management Board (CEO)

After completing his jurisprudential education at the University of Vienna, Mr. Karl has been working in the banking sector (real estate investments) since 2001. As a CEO of ERSTE Immobilien KAG since 2007, his area of responsibility includes for example acquisition and funds- and product management. He is Managing Director of Erste Asset Management GmbH (EAM).


Günther Mandl

Mr. Günther Mandl
Management Board

Günther Mandl already held various functions in asset management at Erste Group and Erste Bank. Since April 2020 he is active as CEO in the management of AM SLSP in Slovakia,  subsidiary of Erste Asset Management GmbH. Since October 2020 he has been Managing Director of ERSTE Immobilien KAG and responsible for the back office area.

Özlem Akgündüz

Mrs. Özlem Akgündüz
Real Estate Fund Management

Mrs. Akgündüz began her professional career in the banking sector in 2008. Afterwards, she started as an accountant in a real estate company and during this time she finished the further education as accountant at WIFI Wien. Since February 2019, she supports the Erste Immobilien KAG as Real Estate Fund Manager.


Sabine Bayer

Ms. Sabine Bayer
Real Estate Transaction Management

Ms. Sabine Bayer started her career in a property management company. After her studies at the university of real estate management in Vienna (an university of applied science) she specialized in the area of real estate asset management. Since 2016 she supports the ERSTE Immobilien KAG in the departement Transaction Management.

Hülya Cayir (Konacoglu)

Mrs. Hülya Cayir
Real Estate Asset Operations & Business Development 

Mrs. Cayir started her career as a real estate agent specializing in commercial real estate. She studied real estate management on FH Wien University of Applied Sciences. After nine years of national and international brokerage, she became Asset Manager in an international investment group with focus on real estate in Europe. Since 2015, she work with ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

Karin Derntl

Ms. Karin Derntl
Real Estate Asset Operations & Business Development 

After graduating in law in Vienna, she gained experience in real estate through years of activity in major Austrian property management companies, as well as in the legal department of a publicly traded company. Since 2016 Ms. Derntl supports the team in the ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

Patrycja Dlugosz-Vrubel

Ms. Patrycja Dlugosz-Vrubel
Real Estate Fund Management

Patrycja Dlugosz-Vrubel has a business and real estate management education. She has been working in real estate for 20 years and has gained extensive know-how in project and urban development  as well as in the strategic management of institutional real estate portfolios. From her previous functions, Mrs. Dlugosz-Vrubel brings expertise in the digital transformation of business and real estate specific processes as well as data management to Erste Immobilien KAG. 

Marielle Ginzel

Ms. Marielle Kiskanoglou
Real Estate Asset Operations & Business Development 

Ms Ginzel studied real estate management at FH Wien University of Applied Sciences. She began her career in a real estate company for commercial real estate in Vienna. In 2014 she joined a group of companies which specializes in "High Streets" properties in Vienna. Since 2016, she work with ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

Eveline Gratzer

Ms. Eveline Gratzer
Product Management

Mrs. Gratzer started in 2002 in the family of ERSTE Bank Group. After graduation in real estate management in Vienna she has been concentrated in the field of closed ended funds. Since June 2010 she is been working for ERSTE Immobilien KAG as a productmanager, specialized in sales support and investor relations.

Beatrix Habeler

Ms. Beatrix Habeler
Real Estate Asset Management Sales

As a graduate of the master programme Real Estate Management at the University of Applied Sciences Wr. Neustadt Mrs. Habeler worked 5 years in Property Management. She managed large-volume office and commercial real estate, but also malls and retail parks. Since 2019, she work with ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

Alexandra Kerschbaum

Ms. Alexandra Kerschbaum
Product Management

Ms. Kerschbaum started her career in 2001 in the austrian banking sector, where she dealt with the areas investor relations and product management of real estate investments such as the open-ended real estate fund. Since the year 2007 she is responsible for the product management of ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

Dieter Kerschbaum

Mr. Dieter Kerschbaum

Mr. Dieter Kerschbaum studied political science, journalism and communication science. He is press relations officer of ERSTE Immobilien KAG and Erste Asset Management GmbH (EAM) and has many years of experience in public relations.

Alexander Kornfeld

Mr. Alexander Kornfeld
Real Estate Transaction Management

Mr. Kornfeld started his career as real estate expert at a real estate company that operates throughout Europe. Since the year 2010 he is part of of ERSTE Immobilien KAG co-responsible for the acquisition of existing properties as well as real estate developments in Austria and Germany. Since 2016 Mr. Kornfeld is head of the transaction management team.

Erwin Krammer

Mr. Erwin Krammer
Sales Support

He studied economics and since 2008 he is part of the Austrian Savings Banks Group responsible for the sales of funds of ERSTE Immobilien KAG and Erste Asset Management GmbH (EAM). He has a long-term experience and a high level of expertise  (since 1990) in the area of investment management. Furthermore he holds a degree of the European Financial Planning Association (EFPA).

Jan Marek

Mr. Jan Marek
Risk Management and Controlling

Mr. Marek studied International Financial Management with focus on risk management, controlling and capital market law at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (Germany). Before joining ERSTE Immobilien KAG he has gained experience in finance and controlling. Since  2015, Mr. Marek supports the team of ERSTE Immobilien KAG in risk management and compliance issues.

Stephanie Meißl

Mrs. Stephanie Meißl

During her career, Mrs. Meißl has gained several years of real estate experience in property management companies. In 2018 she completed the part-time bachelor's degree course in "Real Estate Management" at the Vienna University of Applied Sciences (FH Wien WKW), which enabled her to expand the practical knowledge she had previously acquired. Since September 2019, Mrs. Meißl has been supporting the two departments Real Estate Asset Management and Risk Management & Compliance.

Martina Moschner

Mrs. Martina Moschner
Real Estate Fund Management

Graduate in business administration at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Mrs. Moschner has been operating in the banking sector since 2010. Prior to her change into the fund management of open-ended real estate investment funds of ERSTE Immobilien KAG she was engaged in the field of fund accounting of Erste Group Bank AG.


Petra Moser

Mrs. Petra Moser
Real Estate Asset Management Sales

Ms. Moser started her career as a real-estate agent in a large Austrian real estate agency. In 2009 she became Asset Manager at a publicly traded company where she managed properties in Austria, Germany and Luxembourg. Having joined ERSTE Immobilien KAG in 2013.

Martin Mörixbauer

Mr. Martin Mörixbauer
Real Estate Transaction Management

Mr. Mörixbauer graduated in civil engineering with a focus on construction industry and building construction at the Vienna University of Technology. Before joining ERSTE Immobilien KAG, he gained professional experience as a project manager in the field of building planning. Since 2017, he supports the transaction management department in terms of real estate transactions and project developments. Furthermore, Mr. Mörixbauer is in charge of examination and implementation of sustainability criteria for the ERSTE responsible property fund.

Simone Pesau-Horowitz

Mrs. Simone Pesau-Horowitz
Head of Legal

After completing her legal studies at the University of Vienna and successfully passing the bar exam, Mrs. Pesau-Horowitz started her career at a project development company. Here she gained experiences with respect to the real estate sector with focus on project development. In 2006 she joined Erste Group (focused on real estate law Austria/CEE). Since 2015 Mrs. Pesau-Horowitz supports the ERSTE Immobilien KAG in legal issues and since September 2021 she heads the legal department.

Christine Pauker

Mrs. Christine Pauker

After 26 years banking experience in an Austrian bank in the divisions Multinational Department, Corporate Planning & Finance, Controlling and Sales Management Mrs. Christine Pauker joined our team in May 2017. She supports the CEO Mr. Peter Karl and the teams Fund Management, Product Management, Transaction Management and Legal.

Thomas Puschnig

Mr. Thomas Puschnig
Authorised officer/Real Estate Fund Management

After having completed studies of business administration and after an intermediate stop in business consulting Mr. Puschnig begann in banking and he could settle soon in the area of real estate investments and financing. Since the launch of open-end real estate funds in 2003 these are part of his assignments. Since 2008, when Mr. Puschnig started at ERSTE Immobilien KAG, he accounts for management of open-end real estate funds and heads real estate fund management department.

Michael Rausch

Mr. Michael Rausch
Transaction Management CEE

After completing a study of building technology Michael started his career at real estate service and real estate development companies, where he gained experiences with respect to the real estate sector. After many years working for a leading Austrian real estate investor focusing on office buildings across Central and Eastern Europe he then joined Erste Group in 2020 and is now responsible for real estate transactions in CEE at ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

Orgesa Shoshaj

Ms. Orgesa Shoshaj
Risk Management and Compliance

Ms. Orgesa Shoshaj started as an Intern at ERSTE Immobilien KAG in 2019, where she gained experience in risk model development and risk reporting. After completing her bachelor’s degree in banking and finance at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna, she is currently doing her Masters in Business Consulting and Management (major: European Finance and Risk Management) at the University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt. Since early 2020 she supports the Risk Management and Compliance Team.

Sebastian Sturmer

Mr. Sebastian Sturmer
Risk Management and Compliance

Studying economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Sebastian Sturmer holds a doctoral degree in Economics and a magister degree in Business Education. Sebastian started his banking career in 2009. Thanks to his majors in International Business and Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship he had the opportunity to take over responsibilities in international banks in areas such as Institutional Sales, Human Resource Management, Multinational Corporates and Portfolio & Pricing Management. Sebastian joined ERSTE Immobilien KAG as a Risk and Compliance Manager in January 2017. Since July 2021, Sebastian Sturmer heads the Staff Position Sustainability.

Stefan Süschetz

Mr. Stefan Süschetz
Risk Management and Compliance

Mr. Süschetz has studied Executive Management at the FHWien University of Applied Sciences of WKW with focus on Strategic and Operational Management; Financials; Controlling; Project-, Process- and Risk Management as well as Commercial Law. He has gathered experience in financial services sector since 2003 and has been responsible for development of risk and compliance management systems in the course of his career. Mr. Süschetz works for ERSTE Immobilien KAG since 2013. He is currently head of the department Risk Management & Compliance.

Mr. Daniel Thum

Mr. Daniel Thum
Investments Real Estate

After graduating at the university of applied sciences in Wiener Neustadt in 2005, Daniel Thum worked for several Austrian institutional real estate companies in management positions. Since March 2021, he has been responsible for asset and transaction management at ERSTE Immobilien KAG as Division Manager of Market. In parallel, Daniel Thum acts as Head of Investments Real Estate at Erste Asset Management GmbH.

Christina Weisshappel

Ms. Christina Weisshappel
Product Management

Ms. Weisshappel started her career in the Erste Bank Group. She spent 3 years in Vienna as a subsidiary customer consultant. November 2010, she moved to the ERSTE Immobilien KAG. Since June 2017, she has been active in product management at ERSTE Immobilien KAG.

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Important legal information

This document is an advertisement. All data is sourced from ERSTE Immobilien Kapitalanlagegesellschaft m.b.H., unless indicated otherwise. Our languages of communication are German and English.

The “Fund Prospectus Information for Investors Pursuant to § 21 AIFMG” (fund prospectus) and the key investor information document/KIID of the ERSTE Immobilien KAG are published in Amtsblatt zur Wiener Zeitung and on our web site They are prepared in accordance with the provisions of the Alternative Investment Funds Manager Act (Alternative Investment Funds Manager-Gesetz, AIFMG, Federal Law Gazette No. 135/2013) in connection with the Real Estate Investment Fund Act (Immobilien-Investmentfondsgesetz/ImmoInvFG) Federal Law Gazette BGBI No.80/2003 in the currently amended version.

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