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Chairman of the Executive Board

Frank Schneider

CEO of publity AG since January 1st, 2021

Frank Schneider was born in Pinneberg (Schleswig-Holstein) in August 1963. As a lawyer specializing in real estate and construction law, he worked for CMS Hasche Sigle (the largest commercial law firm in Germany) from 1999 to April 2018 and from January 2004 as a CMS Hasche Sigle partner. He previously worked as a legal advisor for the HOCHTIEF construction group.

Frank Schneider has many years of experience with real estate legal project management transactions and the supporting of public authorities regarding real estate acquisition and sales.

Frank Schneider has been a member of the Management Board since December 2018.

Board of Directors

Stephan Kunath

CFO of publity AG since October 1st, 2020

Stephan Kunath was born in Hohenmölsen (Saxony-Anhalt) in 1986. Having held various positions at publity since 2010, he has a good number of years experience. Since October 2020 he is responsible for finances as the CFO of publity AG.

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Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Thomas Olek

Chairman of the Supervisory Board since January 10, 2023

Mr. Olek has over 30 years of experience in the German real estate market. He has been a major publity AG shareholder since 2003 and was publity AG CEO from 2003 to 2020. From 1998 to 2002, Mr. Olek was a consultant to the Sächsische Landesbank.

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Karl Georg Loritz

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board since June 15, 2022

Prof. Dr. Loritz has decades of experience both as a qualified lawyer and an accountant. He was a university professor for more than 30 years, most recently at the University of Bayreuth, where he headed the research unit for corporate and capital market law.

He has not only worked as an accountant for well over two decades but is also a partner in a law and tax accountancy firm in Munich.

Member of the Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Holger Till

Member of the Supervisory Board since January 10, 2023

Holger Till is a Senior Executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience in Europe and Hong Kong. He brings in-depth knowledge of both strategic and LEAN management principles, which in turn, will lead to the development of new markets, process optimization and increased performance.

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publity Team

KVG Authorized Signatory

Siglinde Heiche

Authorised Signatory

Siglinde Heiche has more than 40 years experience in the field of finance and accounting that include management positions in internationally active companies. She has been working for publity since October 2013 and is the leading contact person for auditors and banks for the publity Emissionshaus GmbH.

Head of Asset Management

Nils Uphoff

Leads and manages the asset management sector.

Mr. Nils Uphoff is a graduate business engineer of construction (FH) and has many years of experience in the management, development and value enhancement of primarily commercial real estate. As an appraiser he has in-depth knowledge of all business processes and structural engineering requirements.

Leading Architect

Lothar Schmidt

At publity since 2002.

Dipl. Ing. Architekt (TU) Lothar Schmidt has been an architect since 1985 and since 2002 part of the publity family. An expert in the field of Planning, project and construction management of industrial, commercial, social and residential buildings, He is responsible for all asset conversions managed by publity.

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publity’s mission is to create innovative and efficient real estate investment solutions that are harmoniously in line with the investor’s individual investment goals. A deep understanding of the real estate asset class, an established network in the banking industry and the decades of publity’s management experience are the basis for developing and realizing these optimal financial products.

publity`s expectations are to achieve the highest standards of professionalism. The attention to individual customer needs is always at the forefront of our actions. In order to meet these requirements, publity places particular importance on transparency of the investment process, the greatest possible objectivity on the selection and the highest level of integrity in all business matters.