NVELOP Real Estate, Goodman, Macquarie, DHL, Gateley Legal, Primevest Capital, BrickVest, Ares Commercial Real Estate, GTC 

Ares Commercial Real Estate – Rebecca Parekh has been appointed to join the board of directors. Parekh’s appointment expands the board from seven to eight members, including six independent board members. Parekh is the co-founder and CEO of The Well, a series of wellness facilities. Previously, she served as the COO for Deepak Chopra Radical Well-Being. Prior to that, Parekh spent ten years at Deutsche Bank Securities. In addition, Parekh served on the Steering Committee of the Bank’s Women’s Network.

NVELOP Real EstateTorsten Könning has joined the company as a development director, focussing on the acquisition and development of new logistics and light industrial properties across Germany. Könning has over 30 years of logistics supply chain and real estate development experience, of which the last 10 years were with Goodman. Emanuel Ernst joins as a senior development manager, where he will also be focused on acquiring and developing new logistics and light industrial properties across Germany. Ernst brings over 10 years of logistics development and asset management experience, with previous roles at DLH and SEGRO. Asma Shabir joins as operations manager, where she will be focused on maintaining operational best practice across the business. Shabir brings over 10 years of professional experience, with the last 5 years spent at Macquarie where she was most recently part of the legal and governance team.

Gateley Legal – Real estate funds lawyer Ravi Longia has been appointed to the role of corporate partner and head of investment funds. Longia’s appointment comes as Gateley Legal continues to expand its alternative assets and real estate offerings in response to increased demand for real estate funds-related advisory and transactional services from domestic and overseas property investment and development companies, fund managers and institutional investors.

Primevest Capital Partners – The pan-European investment manager has appointed Frank Noé as head of capital formation to advance its growth in residential real estate, car parks, digital infrastructure and smart city’ communications and other investment opportunities in related real asset sectors. Noé has around 17 years of experience in business development, capital markets and alternative investments and joins Primevest from BrickVest where he was chief sales officer.Noé previously worked at Zinsbaustein, Castlelake, Shinsei Bank, Golding Capital Partners and Ernst & Young. 

GTC – The real estate investment firm’s supervisory board has appointed Pedja Petronijevic to the position of chief development officer and János Gárdai as COO. Petronijevic joined the group in 2008 as technical director for Serbia. He was promoted to country MD in 2012. Gárdai started his career in 1996 as a financial analyst at Autóvill Rt. Between 1997 and 1999, he worked as a financial controller and a reporting manager at ERECO Rt. Subsequently, Gárdai joined White Star Real Estate (AIG/Lincoln), where for the last 22 years, he was involved in all aspects of the real estate business activities in various positions, starting from finance director, through development director and managing director to country partner.