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We have first and foremost our committed and reliable employees to thank for our success and our strong growth.

Mission statement

The Peach Property Group is a real estate investor with an investment focus on residential rental properties in Germany. The Group stands for many years of experience, competence and quality. Innovative solutions for state-of-the-art living needs, strong partnerships and a broad value chain round off the profile. The portfolio consists of high-yield portfolio properties, typically in B-cities in the catchment area of conurbations. Our operations are focused on providing affordable and

modern living spaces with tenant satisfaction representing our top priority. We achieve this through an emphasis on service delivery, continuous dialogue and communication with tenants, and targeted measures aimed at constantly improving the living quality on offer, as well as the surroundings.

In addition, the Group develops real estate for its own portfolio or for condominium marketing. In the latter area, the Group concentrates on A locations and properties with attractive architecture and upscale furnishings for an international clientele. Its activities span the entire value chain from evaluating locations through to acquisitions and also active asset management and property sales or lettings.

Management

Take some time to get to know our board of directors and management better.


Board of Directors
Reto A. Garzetti
President
  • Reto A. Garzetti (born in 1960) has been the President of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors since May 2015. He has more than 30 years of international experience, in particular in strategic consulting, financial services and real estate.
  • His work focuses on real estate, pharmaceuticals and engineering.
  • Reto A. Garzetti studied business administration focusing on banking science, trading and securities law at the University of Zurich.
Peter E. Bodmer
Member
  • Peter E. Bodmer (born in 1964) has been a member of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors since March 2009. He acquired his decades of international experience with various companies in the engineering, automotive supply, construction and real estate industries.
  • His work focuses on strategic planning, construction and business development.
  • Peter E. Bodmer graduated in business administration at the University of Zurich and holds an MBA from IMD Lausanne.
Dr. Christian De Prati
Member
  • Dr. Christian De Prati (born in 1970) became a member of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors in September 2011. He has a long-standing career in investment banking.
  • His activities span investment banking, real estate and corporate governance.
  • Dr. Christian De Prati studied at and obtained his doctorate in economic sciences at the University of Zurich.
Klaus Schmitz
Member
  • Klaus Schmitz (born in 1982) has been a member of Peach Property Group AG’s Board since October 2020. He has had a long career in investment banking and private equity with a main focus on real estate.
  • His activities span investment management with focus on real estate in the DACH region.
  • Klaus Schmitz studied economics and philosophy at the London School of Economics (LSE) and holds An MBA from Harvard Business School.
Kurt Hardt
Member
  • Kurt Hardt (Born in 1966) became a member of Peach Property Group AG’s Board of Directors in May 2018. He has a longstanding career in corporate banking & capital markets in Germany with a focus on real estate.
  • His scope of action includes corporate banking, capital markets and real estate.
  • Kurt Hardt studied business administration at the Verwaltungs- und Wirtschaftsakademie (VWA) and is a qualified “Bankkaufmann”.
Management
Dr. Thomas Wolfensberger
CEO
  • Dr. Thomas Wolfensberger is responsible for corporate strategy, capital markets, portfolio management and projects located in Switzerland.
  • He has more than 20 years of experience, including:
    • Project manager for successful IPOs, bond issues and real estate transactions with a total volume of more than EUR 3 billion.
    • Previously he formed and later sold an international financial technology company with 120 employees. Prior to this he worked as a consultant for IBM and Accenture.
  • He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Zurich.
Thorsten Arsan
CFO
  • Thorsten Arsan is responsible for Corporate Finance
  • He has more than 19 years of experience, including:
    • overseeing Equity and Debt Capital Market transactions, credit ratings, and financing structures
    • he was previously Head of Corporate Finance/Deputy Head of Finance & Treasury at Vonovia SE and former Senior Vice President for Finance, Controlling, Investor Relations and M&A at Adler Group SA
Dr. Andreas Steinbauer
Head of Letting
  • Dr. Andreas Steinbauer is responsible for the Peach Group’s marketing activities.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience, including:
    • in end-to-end real estate development
    • He was previously responsible for the entire portfolio of luxury project developments with Orco Property Group.
  • He holds a doctorate in international real estate markets from the University of Kingston.
Management Team in Zurich
Peter Slongo
General Counsel
  • Peter Slongo is responsible for the Group’s legal services as well as ad-hoc and regular reporting requirements under stock market law.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience in building law, including as a member of the board of directors with a private Swiss construction company, an associate with a Zurich-based firm of corporate lawyers and, since 2013, as Peach Property Group’s General Counsel.
  • Peter Slongo studied law at the University of Zurich and went on to obtain a further qualification as a specialist attorney for construction and real-estate law.

Nicole Grau
Head of Group Accounting
  • Nicole Grau is responsible for accounting, consolidated accounting, taxes and the Group’s internal control system.
  • She has more than 16 years of experience in the financial sector, including 12 years as an auditor with PWC, specialising in international accounting and since 2012 she has been Head of Group Accounting with Peach Property Group.
  • Nicole Grau holds degrees in business administration and also auditing.
Management Team in Cologne
Susanne Hünermann
Head of Legal Germany
  • Susanne Hünermann is responsible for legal affairs for the Group’s companies in Germany.
  • Se has more than 18 years of experience in real estate law, including:
    • as an attorney with the firm of corporate attorney HeukingKühnLüerWojtek, Cologne.
    • Corporate attorney for the group law department with Zurich Group Germany.
  • Susanne Hünermann studied legal sciences at the University of Cologne and graduated as a specialist attorney for rental law and residential property ownership law.
Marc Sesterhenn
Head of Asset Management
  • Marc Sesterhenn is the managing director of the German asset management companies and is responsible for asset management.
  • He has more than 11 years of experience, including:
    • Financial control and commercial project development with LEG/Goldmann Sachs (Whitehall Funds)
    • Head of Key Account with Bilfinger Real Estate
  • Marc Sesterhenn studied Real Estate Asset Management (IREBS) in Kloster-Eberbach and graduated as a real estate economist (GDW) in Bochum.
Frank Gieshold
Head of Tech. Asset Management
  • Frank Gieshold is the technical manager for the assets of all of the German Group companies.
  • He has more than 30 years of experience, including:
    • Technical real estate management with a managerial function in the Hahn Group
    • Project development and revitalisation with Hahn Group/Corpus
    • Project control and project management
  • Frank Gieshold studied at the Cologne Technical University and Wiesbaden Technical University, gradating in construction science and economic science.
Christoph Kattenfeld
Head of Acquisitions
  • Christoph Kattenfeld is responsible for the Peach Group’s acquisition activities.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience in corporate finance and real estate, including:
    • Director of Investments / Head of Acquisitions with Round Hill Capital / Vitus Gruppe
    • Deputy Head of M&A and Executive Director Portfolio Financing with Deutsche Annington
  • Christoph Kattenfeld holds an MBA from Wharton School of Business and studied business administration at Vienna University.

Branches

The Peach Property Group has offices in Zurich, Cologne and Berlin.

Zurich
Our group headquarters are in Zurich. We currently employ 13 people here. In addition to our group management, our General Counsel, Group Accounting, Investment Management and Investor Relations are based in Zurich.

Cologne
The headquarters for Peach’s German business is in Cologne. In addition to our strategic portfolio management, our operational asset management is also located here, which works very closely with our local Peach Points. Corporate accounting and tax management are also based in Cologne.

Berlin
Property accounting is performed in Berlin. In addition to the accounting of rental income, this includes preparing arrears billing, as well as processing all invoices connected to property management. In addition, all service costs for our tenants are prepared and sent from Berlin.

Peach Points

The Peach Points are central contact points and popular meeting places for our tenants. Recently we have established Peach Points at 15 locations, meaning that some 80% of our tenants have direct access to their personal contact partner – it is often within walking distance.

With our Peach Points, we communicate with our tenants directly and eye-to-eye. Whether it’s in-person on site or over our Web-based tenants’ portal, the tenants’ app or WhatsApp: we deal with queries and repair requests quickly and easily.


Peach Point Oberhausen

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Marktstraße 157
46045 Oberhausen

Tel.: +49 208 780 141 0
Fax: +49 208 780 141 99


Zuständigkeiten: Duisburg, Gladbeck, Oberhausen
E-Mail-Kontakt: oberhausen@peach.immo


Zuständigkeiten: Neukirchen Vluyn

Servicebüro vor Ort:
Ulmenweg 4
47506 Neukirchen Vluyn

E-Mail-Kontakt: neukirchen@peach.immo

Peach Point Erkrath

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Hochdahler Markt 3
40699 Erkrath

Tel.: +49 2104 800 26 0
Fax: +49 2104 800 26 99

Zuständigkeiten: Düsseldorf, Erkrath, Haan, Hilden, Langenfeld, Solingen, Willich, Wuppertal
E-Mail-Kontakt: rheinland@peach.immo


Zuständigkeiten: Eschweiler, Schwelm, Aachen, Bergheim, Remscheid, Mönchengladbach
E-Mail-Kontakt: rheinland2@peach.immo


Zuständigkeiten: Velbert
E-Mail-Kontakt: velbert@peach.immo

Peach Point Kaiserslautern

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Königsberger Straße 11-17
67659 Kaiserslautern

Tel.: +49 631 343 708 0
Fax: +49 631 343 708 99

Zuständigkeiten: Kaiserslautern, Landstuhl
E-Mail-Kontakt: kaiserslautern@peach.immo

Peach Point Essen

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Gladbecker Straße 381
45326 Essen

Tel.: +49 201 890 825 0
Fax: +49 201 890 825 99

Zuständigkeiten: Bochum, Bottrop, Essen, Mühlheim an der Ruhr
E-Mail-Kontakt: essen@peach.immo

Peach Point Witzenhausen

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Thüringer Straße 2
37213 Witzenhausen

Tel.: +49 5542 307 97 0
Fax: +49 5542 307 97 99

Zuständigkeiten: Bad Hersfeld, Bad Langensalza, Bebra, Eisenach, Eschwege, Hessisch Lichtenau, Witzenhausen
E-Mail-Kontakt: nordhessen@peach.immo

Peach Point Dortmund

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Rheinische Straße 167
44147 Dortmund

Tel.: +49 231 999 931 0
Fax: +49 231 999 931 99

Zuständigkeiten: Dortmund, Castrop-Rauxel, Hagen, Herdecke, Schwerte, Wetter (Ruhr), Witten
E-Mail-Kontakt: dortmund@peach.immo

Peach Point Dortmund 2

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Altenderner Straße 49
44329 Dortmund

Tel.: +49 231 997 660 0
Fax: +49 231 997 660 99

Zuständigkeiten: Dortmund, Lanstrop, Scharnhorst
E-Mail-Kontakt: dortmund2@peach.immo


Zuständigkeiten: Ahlen, Beckum, Hamm
E-Mail-Kontakt: hamm@peach.immo

Peach Point Ludwigshafen

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Pranckstraße 3
67061 Ludwigshafen

Tel.: +49 621 637 459 0
Fax: +49 621 637 459 99

Zuständigkeiten: Ludwigshafen, Frankenthal, Ilvesheim, Schifferstadt
E-Mail-Kontakt: ludwigshafen@peach.immo

Peach Point Recklinghausen

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Königsbank 57
45663 Recklinghausen

Tel.: +49 2361 970 91 0
Fax: +49 2361 970 91 99

Zuständigkeiten: Datteln, Herten, Marl, Recklinghausen
E-Mail-Kontakt: recklinghausen@peach.immo


Zuständigkeiten: Herne
E-Mail-Kontakt: herne@peach.immo

Peach Point Helmstedt

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Lessingstraße 42
38350 Helmstedt

Tel.: +49 5351 383 09 0
Fax: +49 5351 383 09 99

Zuständigkeiten: Esbeck, Helmstedt, Schöningen
E-Mail-Kontakt: helmstedt@peach.immo

Peach Point Marl

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Brassertstraße 80
45768 Marl

Tel.: +49 2365 872 75 0
Fax: +49 2365 872 75 99

Zuständigkeiten: Marl
E-Mail-Kontakt: marl@peach.immo

Peach Point Gelsenkirchen

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Ahrstraße 18
45879 Gelsenkirchen

Tel.: +49 209 513 053 0
Fax: +49 209 513 053 99

Zuständigkeiten: Gelsenkirchen
E-Mail-Kontakt: gelsenkirchen@peach.immo

Peach Point Minden

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Prenzlauer Weg 5
32429 Minden

Tel.: +49 571 7846 24 0
Fax: +49 571 7846 24 99

Zuständigkeiten: Minden, Rinteln, Herford, Löhne, Porta Westfalica, Lemgo, Detmold, Oerlinghausen, Bad Salzuflen, Bielefeld
E-Mail-Kontakt: owl@peach.immo

Peach Point Heidenheim

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Grabenstraße 3
89522 Heidenheim an der Brenz

Tel.: +49 7321 488 87 0
Fax: +49 7321 488 87 99

Zuständigkeiten: Heidenheim, Herbrechtingen, Königsbronn
E-Mail-Kontakt: heidenheim@peach.immo

Peach Point Fassberg

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Lange Reihe 12
29328 Fassberg

Tel.: +49 5055 231 97 0
Fax: +49 5055 231 97 99

Zuständigkeiten: Fassberg, Delmenhorst, Ganderkesee
E-Mail-Kontakt: fassberg@peach.immo

Peach Point Munster

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Muncloh 13
29633 Munster

Tel.: +49 5055 231 97 0
Fax: +49 5055 231 97 99

Zuständigkeiten: Munster
E-Mail-Kontakt: munster@peach.immo

Studentenwohnen Bochum

Peach Hausverwaltungen GmbH

Marktstraße 118/118a
44879 Bochum

Tel.: +49 2345 457 47 0
Fax: +49 2345 457 47 99

Zuständigkeiten: Bochum (Studentenwohnheim)
E-Mail-Kontakt: bochum@peach.immo

Studentenwohnen Saarbrücken

Mietinteressenten: michaela@zymma.de

Hausverwaltung
Hausverwaltung und Immobilien Kiehn & Schweig GmbH

Ottweilerstraße 62
66113 Saarbrücken

Tel.: +49 681 875855
Fax: +49 681 875877

History

The Peach Property Group was founded in 2001. Since 2011 we have focussed on the purchasing of existing properties and the rental of modern and affordable apartments.


2021

The Peach Property Group was founded in 2001. Since 2011 we have focussed on the purchasing of existing properties and the rental of modern and affordable apartments.

2020

Portfolio increases to around 23 200 residential units with a market valueof over CHF 2 billion. Expansion mainly in existing locations through the acquisition of around 10 800 apart- ments in North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony and Rhineland-Palatinate.A further 5 new Peach Points were opened.

2019

Portfolio increases to around 13 000 residential units with a market value of over CHF 1.1 billion
Acquisition of 3 672 apartments in the Ruhr area, Bielefeld and Kaiserslautern as well as a portfolio of 528 apartments in North Rhine-Westphalia
Transfer of ownership of 421 apartments in Marl and Kaiserslautern
Opening of three further Peach Points in Nordhessen, Ostwestfalen and Kaiserslautern



Milestones 2018 - 2011
2018

Acquisition of 2 899 apartments: including 1 247 units around Bielefeld, 1 061 units in Heidenheim, 273 units in Kaiserslautern and Saarbrücken and 213 units in Bochum Expansion of tenant communication: Opening of Peach Points in Heidenheim and Oberhausen, further development of tenant app, launch of tenant internet portal

2017

Acquisition of more than 2 400 apartments, among others in Oberhausen, Nordhessen and Bochum; sale of the property in Bad Reichenhall

2016

Acquisition of almost1 700 apartments: Rhineland, Eschwege, Fassberg and Kaiserslautern; sale of Erkrath Retail and Gretag-Areal

2015

Acquisition of almost 570 apartments in Neukirchen-Vluyn

2014

Acquisition of a portfolio in Nordhessen with336 apartments and a hotel in Bad Reichenhall

2013

Acquisition of Gretag-Areal near Zurich

2012

Acquisition of two portfolios in Düsseldorf-Erkrath with 142 apartments and of two buildings in Dortmund

2011

Acquisition of residential portfolio in Munster with 376 apartments