TIAA Henderson Real Estate, AXA Investment Managers, British Property Federation, Madison International Realty, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, USAA Real Estate Company, PointPark Properties

TIAA Henderson Real Estate – Stephan Austrup has been appointed as head of retail in Germany. Austrup joins from Sonae Sierra and has also worked for Management für Immobilien, and Ernst & Young.

AXA Investment Managers – Deborah Shire has been appointed head of structured finance. Shire, who will take up the role in September, will be based in Paris and replaces Laurent Gueunier, who is leaving the company. Shire is currently global head of business development at AXA Real Estate.

British Property Federation – Bill Hughes of Legal & General Property has succeeded Brockton Capital’s David Marks as president. Segro’s David Sleath has been appointed as junior vice president. The BPF said Sleath’s appointment puts him in line to become BPF president in two years’ time. He takes over from Hermes’ Chris Taylor.

Madison International Realty – Michael Chen has been appointed as managing director for global equity capital markets. Chen joins Madison from Paramount Group where he was vice president and co-head of capital markets. He has also held financial positions with Crestline Capital Corporation and Marriott International. 

Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers – Christoph Wittkop and Gunther Deutsch will join the company’s board following its recent acquisition of German asset manager Pamera, which the pair founded in 2010. Pamera has offices in Frankfurt, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Munich.

USAA Real Estate Company – USAA Realco has established an office in Amsterdam that will be run by David Buck who was recently managing director of the company’s global logistics development arm. Buck will be joined by Maximillian von Below who joins from German family-office investor AM Alpha to lead client relations.

PointPark Properties (P3) – Logan Smith has been appointed as chief investment officer. Smith joins P3 from Prologis, where he was the head of European acquisitions and dispositions.