Michael Bucher

Managing director
Education
Eidg. dipl. Immobilientreuhänder
Professional Experience
Insurance
My first job
Help in a fishery
My first car
Mazda 323 with pop-up headlights
My family
Married, 3 children
The talent I wish I possessed
Playing piano
My place of peace
Mountains

Richard Auf der Maur

President of the board
Education
Dipl. Immobilienökonom FHSG, eidg. dipl. Finanz- und Anlageexperte
Professional Experience
Banking
My first car
Audi 100 CC Avant Quattro, I still regret selling it
My place of peace
Schwanau island
My motto
Risk is a function of knowledge
Favourite book
Dr Goalie bin ig
Favourite travel destination
Sydney
Education
Dipl. Betriebswirtschafter HF
Professional Experience
Banking (UBS, Postfinance), Startup (u.a. Atizo)
Favourite food
Asian and indian cuisine, tapas
Best city in the world
London and Bern
My motto
Irgendeinisch fingt ds Glück eim!
The talent I wish I possessed
Play the guitar and sing
My favourite book
Anything about Great Britain

Adrian Minder

Member of the board
Professional Experience
Architecture
The talent I wish I possessed
Playing the piano (preferably a Steinway & Sons)
My first car
Toyota Starlet
What I would love to be for a day
A falcon
My biggest extravagance
I like to wear colourful socks
Favourite travel destination
Always the next one
Education
Eidg. dipl. Verkaufsleiter
Professional Experience
Insurance
My money weakness
Holidays
My first car
A red Peugeot 306
My motto
Mit Begeisterung sein Umfeld für die Sache gewinnen
My place of inspiration
Nature
Recreation
Gardening and cooking

Georges Kiener

Management / Director French-speaking Switzerland
Education
BA Economics and Finance, MBA INSEAD
Professional Experience
L’Oréal, Harley-Davidson, BARNES International Realty
Favourite food
Anything cooked by Franck Giovannini of the Restaurant Hôtel de Ville (Crissier)
My favourite city
Venice
My motto
The best or nothing
My favourite artist
Ferdinand Hodler

Marco Noth

Regional Manager North
Education
Immobilienvermarkter mit eidg. FA i.A.
Professional Experience
Real Estate
Favourite food
Mediterranen cuisine
My first car
The peugeot 106 of my grandfather
Favourite travel destination
Every calm beach
The talent I wish I possessed
Speaking all (7’000) languages of the world
Pascal Zatti - Rechtsberater - Leiter Legal und Partner Management

Pascal Zatti

Head Legal & Partner Management
Education
MLaw, LL.M., Immobilienbewerter FH
Professional Experience
Law, Real Estate
My place of inspiration
By boat on Lake Neuchâtel
My fist Job
Bartender in a smoky (was still allowed at that time) Bern bar
Favourite food
Italian and Asian
My motto
Walk paths that no one has walked before, so that you leave traces behind and not just dust

Josh Simpson

CEO propertyowner.ch family office AG
Education
Studium Finanzwissenschaften University of Portland (USA)
Professional Experience
Professional footballer (e.g. YB, Kaiserslautern, Canadian national team)
My first job
Newspaper carrying at the age of 11
My first car
BMW 330ci
My family
Married, 3 children
My place of inspiration
Tofino (British Columbia, Kanada)
My motto
You only get what you give

Rolf Messerli

Services management
Education
Dipl. Betriebswirtschafter HF
Professional Experience
Banking und Versicherung
Recreation
Tennis, mountain biking, traveling, barbecue and cooking
Favourite travel destination
Australia, New Zealand, Sardinia and South Africa
My money weakness
Vacations, culinary delights and Borussia Dortmund football matches

Sven Ortega-Bieri

CEO propertyowner.ch financial AG
Education
dipl. Bankwirtschafter HF
Professional Experience
Banking (Raiffeisen, UBS)
Favourite food
Hörnli mit Spiegelei
My most exotic food
Zarb, a Bedouin Barbecue in the Jordanian desert
My motto
Die Zukunft hängt von dem ab, das Du heute tust
My place of inspiration
Our camper: little room, few things, unlimited possibilities

Yves Augsburger

Mortgage expert
Education
Kaufmann mit Berufsmaturität
Professional Experience
Insurance and banking
My first car
Mitsubishi Colt
Best city in the world
New York
Favourite food
Asian
Sport activities
Golf and tennis

Urs Ruprecht

Senior Portfolio Management
Education
dipl. Betriebswirtschafter HF
Professional Experience
Insurance, Tour guide
My place of inspiration
Sun, in the mountains or by the sea
My car
British, sporty, open and loud
Favourite food
Asian, meat, red wine
Recreation
Sport: In the past nearly everything. Today still tennis, golf, snowboard, salsa and anything with wheels.

Dominique Julen

Portfolio Management and Brokerage
Education
BBA Int. Hotel Management, CAS Immobilienbewertung
Professional Experience
Management consulting, hotel business, real estate valuation
My first car
VW Golf GTI
My place of inspiration
Mountains
Recreation
Skiing, hiking and traveling
The talent I wish I possessed
To be able to fly
Professional Experience
Geschäftsführung in der Sportgastronomie
My place of inspiration
Lake Lucerne
My favourite book
Pride and Prejudice
My favourite movie
Forrest Gump
My motto
Behandle jeden so, wie du selbst behandelt werden möchtest.
My great experience
The birth of an elephant
Education
Kauffrau EFZ mit Berufsmatura
My motto
Leave nothing untried
My great experience
Field of Light in the middle of the australian desert
What I would like to experience
Travelling the whole world
Sport activities
Badminton, table tennis and fitness
Favourite music
Latin and charts

Roman Reisenthaler

Portfolio Management
Education
lic. oec. publ. I MSc RE I MRICS
Professional Experience
Finance / Immobilien
My first car
Opel Calibra Turbo
My money weakness
Cars
My place of inspiration
On the beach and in the mountains
My motto
Manchmal gewinnt man, manchmal lernt man
Best city in the world
Prague

Larissa Berchtold

Portfolio Management and Brokerage
Education
BSc Business Administration – Real Estate
Professional Experience
Public administration
Sports
Curling
Favourite food
Mediterranean cuisine
Recreation
Upgrading my own camper van
My favourite island
San Blas, Panama

Noah Selvaratnam

Brokerage and Backoffice
Education
Kaufmann E-Profil
My Passion
Family, sports, reading
Favorite sport
Football
Favourite food
Burger
My money weakness
Food
My motto
Der Weg ist das Ziel
Education
Maturität an der KSA und laufenden Bachelor Studium an der IU Bonn
My Passion
Sports, cooking, baking
Favorite sport
Football
Favorite food
Grandma’s Wiener Schnitzel with mashed potatoes
My money weakness
Holidays
My motto
Take the first step, then another

Lino Frischknecht

Brokerage and Backoffice
Professional Experience
Real Estate
Recreation
Photographing birds at Lake Katzensee
My motto
Think different
My dreamjob as a child
A Palaeontologist
My Passion
Beautiful watches
My favourite author
Peter Thiel
Education
eidg. dipl. Finanzplanerin (FA)
Professional Experience
Banking
Best travel destination
Hawaii
My favourite book
Das Herzen hören
Recreation
Playing grand piano and golf
Favourite food
Asian

Layla Corbetti

Head of Backoffice
Education
Immobilienvermarkterin mit eidg. FA
Professional Experience
Real Estate
My place of inspiration
Airport Belp – pure feeling of freedom
Best city in the world
Vienna and Bern
As a child, I dreamed of becoming
A paramedic
My first car
An Audi A3 in a hideous light blue
My motto
Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game
Education
Notarial employee EFZ with professional diploma
My first job
Shell gas station saleswoman
Favourite meal
Chicken wings with chips from the village restaurant
My motto
In the end everything will be fine. If it’s not good, it’s not the end.
Hobbies
Snowboarding, football
My dream job as a child
Actress
Education
Kauffrau EFZ mit Berufsmatura
Professional Experience
Immobilien
Recreation
Spending time with my family and friends
My motto
Der leichte Weg ist auch der richtige Weg
The talent I wish I possessed
Being able to sing
When I was a kid I wanted to be like
Britney Spears
Education
In Ausbildung zur Kauffrau E-Profil
Professional Experience
Hotelfachfrau
Favourite food
Pasta
Best city in the world
Luzern
My motto
Wennschon, dennschon!
The talent I wish I possessed
Being able to sing
What I would love to be for one day
A penguin
Education
In Ausbildung zur Kauffrau E-Profil
Favourite food
Grandma’s Lasagna
As a child, I dreamed of becoming
An astronaut
My place of inspiration
Everywhere with a stunning mountain views
My motto
Not all those who wander are lost
My great experience
The view from Mt Taranaki, New Zealand

Philemon Gyger

Portfolio Management
Education
BSc Betriebsökonomie FH
Professional Experience
Real Estate
My childhood hero
Zinedine Zidane
My place of inspiration
The mountains
My money weakness
Football travel
Recreation
Football, Unihockey, Skiing

Colin Morales

Backoffice and Portfolio Management
Education
Zeichner EFZ Fachrichtung Architektur
Professional Experience
Architecture
Favourite food
Sushi
My first car
BMW X1
Recreation
Salsa, Powerlifting
Favourite band
Rainbow Kitten Surprise
I am fascinated by
Foreign cultures

Michael Schweizer

Portfolio Management AVOR
Education
Kfm. Angestellter / DH Angestellter mit FA
Professional Experience
Retail & Wholesale, Administration, Real Estate
My motto
Even the longest march begins with the first step
Favourite food
Everything prepared by myself
Recreation
Photography, hiking, cycling, cuisine

Christopher Sileno

Architecture
Education
Zeichner EFZ Fachrichtung Architektur
Professional Experience
Architecture
Favourite food
Pasta al Sugo
My first car
Toyota Celica 2000
My motto
Stay positive
The talent I wish I possesed
Sense of rhythm would be super
My place of peace
At the beach

Yves Augsburger

Mortgage expert
Education
Kaufmann mit Berufsmaturität
Professional Experience
Versicherung und Banking
My first car
Mitsubishi Colt
Favourite city
New York
Favourite food
Asian food
Sports
Golf and Tennis

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