Senior Management Team

Alexander Bürk

Founder

After obtaining his degree at the European Business School London, Alexander began his career in investment banking at WestAM. He became a real estate entrepreneur in 2003 and has since completed over 2 billion euros in transactions and project developments. Through his expertise in complex transactions, creating building rights, developing outstanding concepts especially in the intensive revitalization of historic buildings often creating landmarks that leave lasting marks on their respective cities.

Daniel Schuldig

Founder

Daniel holds a degree from the London School of Economics and began his career as a management consultant with Bain & Company. In 2006, Daniel joined Terra Firma Capital and invested in asset-based companies. In 2009, he headed the German business of the private equity firm GI Partners, which specializes in real estate investments and real estate platforms. Since 2013, Daniel and Alex have been working together as co-founders of Cresco Real Estate, developing the company into a leading real estate manager. Daniel has been involved in transactions worth more than 4.5 billion euros.

Olaf Schlüter

Partner

Olaf joined Cresco Real Estate in 2016. After graduating from Maastricht University and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, he started his career at EII Capital Management in New York. Here he focused on the acquisition of office and residential portfolios and the structuring of joint ventures with local operators. In 2011, Olaf joined Elystan Capital Partners and developed Elystan into a platform for German office real estate. Olaf was involved in transactions worth around 3 billion Euros in various asset classes.

Hauke Fischbeck

Chief Operating Officer

Hauke holds a Master of Architecture and worked as an architect before holding positions including strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, CFO at ebuero AG, and partner at the real estate strategy consultant BDRV. During his 25 years of professional experience, Hauke has covered a wide range of value-added areas and roles in the real estate sector. Hauke joined Cresco Real Estate in 2019 and is responsible for all operational business units.

Philip Nissen

Chief Financial Officer

Philip holds a bachelor's degree from the European Business School and an MBA from IESE and London Business School. He started his investment banking career with Deutsche Bank's M&A team in London. After 10 years in M&A, leverage finance and structured finance, he was Head of Operations at Groupon and later founded his own company, reAngel, which he sold within 5 years. Since then he has worked as CFO of Stromunion AG, advised Garbe on the IPO of Logistrial AG and Engel & Völkers on their expansion. In 2020 Philip started as Group CFO at Cresco Real Estate.

Tino Rübsam

Head of Asset Management

Tino is a graduate engineer, real estate economist (ebs) and has an MBA from the University of Regensburg. He spent the first years of his career as a project manager at Arcadis. Afterwards he worked for a long time for the capital management company KanAm Grund in the area of investment and portfolio management. His further stations included Aurec Capital and Oxford Properties. For Hines, Tino had the lead of the asset management platform in Germany and managed the Sony Center in Berlin. Since 2019 Tino has been responsible for the Asset Management of Cresco Real Estate.