September 15, 2020
Fiera Real Estate are delighted to announce the appointment of Marcus Sperber as Non-executive Director and member of the Fiera Real Estate Long Income Fund UK Investment Committee.
Marcus left the role of Managing Director and Global Head of Real Estate at Blackrock in 2019, after 17 years in the role and recently founded NorthCross Capital, an investment business, coinvesting principal alongside a family office. He has also established an advisory business providing strategic business advice to Institutional capital and real estate businesses.
Marcus brings extensive experience to his position at Fiera Real Estate, having spent over 30 years in the real estate industry and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has sat on a number of industry committees including at the Bank of England and the British Property Federation. He has operated at the most senior executive levels and has experienced the property industry through a number of economic cycles, having led company mergers, corporate acquisitions and disposals. He has structured, managed and launched Real Estate Funds, managed large teams globally and executed numerous property transactions and asset management initiatives including area-based regeneration projects. He has both development and investment experience and is a purposeful investor with particular skills in leadership of people and team management, developing culture, setting strategy, managing change and developing strong client and stakeholder relationships.
Alex Price, CEO of Fiera Real Estate UK, commented, “We are delighted to have Marcus join the Fiera Real Estate UK Board, he brings wealth of experience that will help us continue to grow the Fiera business into a leading globally real estate business.”
Marcus Sperber, commented, “The current environment presents a unique opportunity for Investment Managers like Fiera Real Estate who have an integrated and differentiated operating model to offer unique solutions to clients. I am excited to be working with Fiera and their talented Real Estate team to help them grow their platform over the coming years”