Klaus Keil, a certified property valuer, holds a Diploma in Real Estate Economy of IHK in Kiel, Germany and has three decades of experience in the real estate arena. Starting in Hannover as an agent specialising in retail and office leasing, Klaus was with Jones Lang Wootton in Frankfurt before becoming a Managing Director and International Equity Partner at Richard Ellis Germany and later a member of the Board of European Directors at CB Richard Ellis in London. Klaus has been with the Group since 2007 and is responsible for client management and product sourcing, based in Berlin.

Klaus Keil

Managing Partner

Christian R. Ernst

Managing Partner

Christian Ernst is Director at IG with responsibility for the Group's investors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He also heads AIS GmbH, a private equity group based in the Rhine-Main Region, Germany.  He was born in 1969 in Mainz, has graduated from European Business School (Finance Faculty) and IHK Kiel (Real Estate Faculty). Christian started his career as certified consultant  at Allianz Group, Frankfurt in 1992. He joined Richard Ellis later in 1994 and served the company and its successors (CB Richard Ellis and Insignia) at executive level for more than eight years.

Steve Bailey

Associate Director

Steve Bailey, based in London and working primarily with our UK and Middle Eastern investors, has been with the IG Group since 2007. Steve spent 8 years working with the Gilbran Group sourcing, appraising, structuring and financing property transactions in the UK and Europe and managing the Group's asset portfolio and investments. Prior to that, Steve spent six years in capital markets and structured finance at J.P.Morgan & Co.

Ronald Klaholz

Local Managing Partner

Ronald heads the IG business unit in Munster, Northrhine-Westfalia. Before joining the Group in 2009 he used to run a local property and asset management firm in Munster. Due to our strong presence in Munster, he is fully devoting his time to the management our client's investments in the Western part of Germany.