Christian Daumann

Vice President, Investments, Germany


Christian Daumann, Vice President, is Head of Investments Germany. In this role, he is responsible to roll out our pan-European strategy and grow our real estate investments in Germany, focussing on asset classes Office, logistics, residential and mixed - use opportunities.

Christian has more than 26 years of experience in commercial real estate investing, asset management, fund management and distressed debt investing.

Having started his career at Helaba commercial bank, Christian joined Morgan Stanley in 2006, where he served as Vice President in charge of real estate asset management of the core funds in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and Austria and was in charge of Distressed Debt investments and work out.

From 2008 to 2012, he headed Cerberus-owned LNR Group in Germany and grew its affiliated Hatfield Philips Special Servicing platform to €4.5 billion under management. Concurrently, Christian was a board member of stock - listed Anterra AG where he was in charge of Real Estate Investments and Asset Management.

Subsequently, Christian became Executive Board Member at German-British CR Investment Management and helped expand the group’s activities into the fields of underwriting, advisory and loan servicing on a European scale.

From 2015 to 2018, Christian was Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at Hamburg Trust, a Colony Capital co-owned investment manager, where he was in charge of all real estate investments and asset management, focusing on office, residential and retail investments.

Christian graduated from the University of Bayreuth and holds two state examinations in law.