Since joining in 2013, Simone has been an integral part of the Investment Management team specializing in international transaction and asset management, with focus on European investments markets. In her role, Ms. Knopf is working with both Amy Erixon and Udo Stoeckl.
In May 2014, Ms. Knopf was assigned the responsibility of the asset management for the German properties acquired by AY on behalf of our institutional clients.
Prior to Avison Young, Simone was Acquisition Analyst with Allianz Real Estate Germany (Frankfurt) for 2.5 years, where she was involved in direct investments in office and retail properties in Germany as well as Central Eastern Europe. Prior to that, she gained industry experience in the residential and commercial real estate market in both Germany and Canada through various internships and vocational training.
Simone’s international background along with her fluency in German and English is a huge benefit for introducing Europe as a new market to our North-American clients.
Simone holds a diploma degree (Graduate Business Administrator) in Real Estate Management from the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany.