Heitman announces new director of European acquisitions
Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment management firm, has announced the appointment of Kurt Jovy as Senior Vice President, Director of European Acquisitions. Mr. Jovy, who will be based in Munich, will report directly to Gordon Black, Senior Managing Director of Heitman’s European Private Real Estate Equity group.
Mr. Jovy comes to Heitman with more than twenty years’ experience in real estate investments and asset management. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jovy served as Head of German & CEE Acquisitions and Dispositions for UBS Real Estate GmbH, with responsibility for all retail, office and logistics sectors. Prior to that, Mr. Jovy was employed by Credit Suisse Asset Management in Frankfurt as a vice president and acquisition and sales manager with responsibility for Germany, The Netherlands, Austria and Hungary. He also previously held senior project development and property management positions at ANTERRA Vermögensverwaltungs-AG, DIC Projektentwicklung GmbH & Co. and Corpus Immobilien Management und Verwaltung GmbH.
“We are very pleased that Kurt chose to join our European Private Equity team,” said Gordon Black, Senior Managing Director of Heitman. “Kurt is a seasoned real estate investor with a deep understanding of the key European property markets and sectors which will allow him to immediately begin to contribute to our clients’ portfolios.”
Mr. Jovy, a dual German and Swiss citizen, earned his Master of Science degree in Real Estate from Nottingham Trent University in the U.K. He also studied development and management receiving a certification as Shopping Centre Manager from Germany’s EBS business school. Mr. Jovy is a Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.