Savills IM appoints Rena Knoepke as Head of Business Development based in Germany. 

Savills Investment Management (“Savills IM”), the international real estate investment manager, has appointed Rena Knoepke as Head of Business Development for German speaking countries.


Rena Knoepke has 16 years’ experience in investment management. Before joining Savills IM, she was working with CORPUS SIREO Real Estate as Director of National Institutions. Prior to that she spent 15 years at Warburg – HIH Invest Real Estate and Henderson Global Investors in Hamburg, Frankfurt and London. During that time, she held positions including Director of Institutional Business and Head of Marketing, Client Services & Distribution, providing her with a deep understanding of institutional investors in Germany and across Europe. She was responsible for managing teams looking after existing investors and implementing the marketing strategy and carried out capital raising activities.


Rena will be based in Hamburg and reporting to the global CEO, Justin O’Connor. She will focus on broadening relationships with German, Austrian and Swiss institutional investors and capital raising for new funds. Rena will add strength to Savills IM’s European platform, which has over 250 employees and EUR 14 billion in assets under management, through her strong relationships with institutions and in-depth knowledge of investor requirements.


Justin O’Connor, Chief Executive Officer at Savills IM, commented:

“Rena has an excellent understanding of institutional investors’ needs and extensive knowledge of the real estate investment industry. She is a key appointment for us as we continue our European expansion, and in particular develop the Savills IM business in Germany.”


Rena Knoepke commented:

“I am delighted to be joining Savills IM at an exciting time for the firm and I’m looking forward to contributing to its continued European growth. Savills IM has a unique global reach and an excellent understanding of the different real estate segments, which will help German investors to optimize their portfolios.”





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Savills Investment Management


  • Savills Investment Management is an international real estate investment manager with offices in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney and Tokyo. 
  • As at 30 June 2016, Savills Investment Management managed total assets of around EUR 17 billion.
  • Savills Investment Management is the brand name for entities in the Savills Investment Management group, including Savills Investment Management LLP, Savills Investment Management (UK) Ltd, Savills Investment Management (Luxembourg) Sàrl, Savills Investment Management (Jersey) Limited, Savills Investment Management SGR SpA, Savills Investment Management (Germany) GmbH, Savills Investment Management KVG GmbH, Savills Investment Management Pte Ltd, Savills Investment Management Asia Limited, and Savills Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited.
  • Savills Investment Management LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England No: OC306423 regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
  • Savills Investment Management is regulated in the UK, Italy, Germany, Jersey, Japan and Luxembourg.
  • 21 November 2016