With a focus on New York City and other prime inner-city locations in the US and a mixture of different utilisation types focused on sustainability, SIGNA RFR US Selection AG will acquire trophy assets with value enhancement potential in unique locations.
The long-term buy-and-hold strategy will result in a core portfolio similar to SIGNA Prime Selection AG.
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SIGNA RFR US Selection AGMANAGEMENT BOARD
Manuel Pirolt has been CFO of SIGNA Prime Selection AG since 2013 and CFO of SIGNA Development Selection AG (since its foundation in 2014) and a member of the Executive Board of SIGNA RFR US Selection AG. Since 2011, he has worked for SIGNA, where he has been active in the areas of Corporate Finance, Investment Controlling and Transaction Management. He began his professional career at BDO Austria in the areas of auditing, special audits and transaction consulting. In addition to his main focus on the construction and real estate industry, he supported clients from a wide range of sectors.
SIGNA RFR US Selection AGSUPERVISORY BOARD
Dr. Alfred Gusenbauer
Dr. Alfred Gusenbauer was Austria’s Chancellor. After leaving the political arena, he accepted several selected Supervisory Board mandates, including Chairman of the Supervisory Board of STRABAG, one of Austria’s largest construction groups, as well as SIGNA Prime Selection AG, SIGNA Development Selection AG and SIGNA RFR US Selection AG. Since the 2009 winter semester, he has also been a Visiting Professor at the US Ivy League Harvard University. Alfred Gusenbauer is regarded as an expert in the areas of foreign, security and economic policy. He has been awarded several prestigious national and international prizes.
Timo Herzberg has been working for SIGNA since the beginning of 2017. As CEO of SIGNA Prime Selection AG and SIGNA Development Selection AG, he is responsible for and manages all real estate activities in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of SIGNA RFR US Selection AG. Timo Herzberg has been a member of the SIGNA Group Executive Board since December of 2018. He can look back on over 20 years of experience in the real estate investment and development business with national and international as well as private and institutional real estate investors. In 2006, he founded the Signature Capital Group Germany, which he led as Director and Managing Director.
Aby Rosen is the founder and chairman of RFR Holding (RFR) based in New York City and Frankfurt. RFR is a privately held, vertically integrated real estate investment, development and management company with a core focus on select urban markets in the United States and Europe. Over the past three decades, RFR’s portfolio has grown to more than 100 commercial, residential, hotel, and retail properties worldwide, with a total surface area of 2,400,000 m².
Dr. Alexander Koblischek
Dr Alexander I. Koblischek, an attorney admitted to the bar in Germany and California (USA), is Managing Director of RFR Germany and oversees RFR’s investments in Germany. RFR Management GmbH, headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, is responsible for the property and asset management of the RFR Group’s entire German real estate portfolio, with a portfolio covering over 700,000 m².