Markus Bruckner brings more than two decades of commercial real estate experience to Avison Young. Prior to joining Avison Young, he served for three years as Managing Director of FHB Fondshaus Bayern Invest GmbH, a fund initiator that designs, places and administrates real estate investment products for institutional and wealthy privacy investors. In his role as Managing Director, his responsibilities included management of the company as executive partner with responsibility for finances, private-equity marketing, marketing, real estate/project acquisition and asset management.
Before moving to Fonshaus Bayern, Bruckner spent 10 years at Real I.S. AG, where he led the transaction team and served as Managing Director of a wholly-owned development subsidiary. With Real I.S. AG, he was responsible for the acquisition and disposition of real estate in Europe and North America for investment products of Real I.S. AG as well as mandates for third parties with an annual investment volume of €400 million to €800 million. As Managing Director of Real I.S. AG Development Company, projects on a scale of approximately € 500 million were developed, constructed and placed on the market. As head of transactions of Real I.S. AG, he closed real estate investments worth more than €4 billion.
Bruckner holds a Master in Business Administration from the Ludwig Maximillian University in Munich. He also teaches courses on commercial real estate at Nurtlingen-Geislingen University. For more than 10 years, he taught courses on commercial real estate administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Biberach.