What Our Winners Say


Redington in the UK

“We are very pleased to have won the IPE RE Award for Best Investment Consultancy, and to have gained recognition for assisting our clients execute and deliver well-designed real estate investment strategies. We view this as a prestigious designation and are very proud to have gained the approval of our industry peers for our ongoing work in this complex and multi-faceted asset class.”

Greg Fedorenko, Associate, Redington


SPF Beheer in the Netherlands

“We are delighted to have won the IP Real Estate Awards for Best Invetsor in Benelux and Sustainability for our direct real estate portfolios. It is a recognition of our strategy of direct investments with specific focus on socially responsible investing. We have received a lot of attention and congratulations for these awards from our stakeholders and co-investors alike.”

Bauke Robijn, Real Estate Strategy & Acquisitions Manager 


Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, Canada

“Real estate investing is an important way that HOOPP keeps the pension promise for its 274,000 working and retired members. We’re pleased to see HOOPP’s expertise and success in real estate investing acknowledged in this way, since keeping that promise is the prime goal for all of us on the HOOPP team.”

Lisa Lafave, Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate


ERAFP in France

“How delighted and proud we are to receive the Best Newcomer Award. This is recognition of our work to enter the real estate market and makes us even more eager to implement further our real estate strategy combined with our strong commitment to SRI.”

Philippe Desfossés, CEO


Almazara Real Assets Advisory in The Netherlands

“Winning IP Real Estate’s Gold Award 2013 for Best Investment Consultancy makes us very proud, even more so realising that our firm was incorporated only 4 years ago. We see it as an acknowledgement that we’re on the right track: a boutique advisory firm that stays very close to its clients and carefully listens to what exactly their investment needs are. It also is a great encouragement for our team to keep on working hard to service our clients in the best possible manner.” 

Bas van den IJssel, Partner


Pennsylvania Public School Employees Retirement System in the United States

“PSERS is honored to have received this recognition related to the strategic direction we have initiated and implemented in our real estate program coming out of the “Great Recession”. We believe that the value add sector of the real estate market provides us with the risk adjusted returns that we are targeting for our real estate allocation.”

Charles Spiller, Managing Director, Private Markets and Real Estate


APK in Austria

“Winning the IP RE Best Small Real Estate Investor award for the second year in a row is a great honour for APK and shows that our strategy to invest in real estate assets has been very highly assessed by experts. The IP RE event is a great chance for us to exchange ideas and thoughts for the benefit of our customers as well as for the industry as a whole.”

Christian Böhm, Chief Executive Officer


Ärzteversorgung Westfalen-Lippe in Germany

“Having received an IP Real Estate Award is a special honour for us and also has considerable practical value to us. As the real estate industry is not as transparent to outsiders, the IP Real Estate Award is a meaningful indication of the level of the quality of the work we provide for our members and pensioners. The fact that we are being judged by industry experts further underlines the significance of this prize.”

Marian Berneburg, Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Investments


FSP in Denmark

“Winning the Award for Best Medium European Institutional Investor makes us very proud and is a recognition of our work within real estate both in Denmark and abroad.”

Søren Schjødt-Hansen, Group Treasurer and Chief Investment Officer 


APG Asset Management in The Netherlands

“Winning the Outstanding Industry Contribution Award was a great recognition for the founding group of investors: APG, PGGM, USS and Maastricht University. By winning this Award, we received a great deal of interest from other investors and leading real estate bodies and associations that would like to participate in future surveys. The award is an extra motivation to standardise and professionalise the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark and for our aim to establish an industry standard for the sustainability due diligence of real estate investments.”

Patrick Kanters, Managing Director Global Real Estate


Generali Deutschland GmbH

“We were very delighted to be awarded the Best Investor Austria/Germany/Switzerland 2010. The award is an important acknowledgment of the enormous efforts our team has accomplished during the restructuring of our real estate portfolios and operations.”

Timo Singer, Portfolio Manager


VBV in Austria

“These Awards are the benchmark in our industry and we see winning the awards as getting international recognition that our approach and processes are state-of-the-art. Winning an award is therefore a source of deep satisfaction and joy that all our year long efforts to increase quality and performance pay off.”

Günther Schiendl, Member of the Board and Chief Investment Officer