Vesteda appoints Erik van Langeveld as head of Asset Management
Vesteda has appointed Erik van Langeveld (1962) as the head of Asset Management as of 1 December 2014. Asset managers Liesbeth Janssen (1978) and Marieke Ranzijn (1980) also recently joined the department. These latest appointments bring the total number of asset managers to six.
Erik van Langeveld has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate sector and for the past five years has acted as consultant for a number of clients, including Vesteda, on tactical and strategic issues in the real estate sector. These include return optimisation, due diligence processes, acquisition and sales processes, hold/sell analyses, (re)financing and portfolio strategies. As head of Asset Management, Erik van Langeveld is responsible for the daily management of the Asset Management department and Vesteda’s portfolio in Rotterdam. He will report to director of Portfolio Management Hans Touw, who is responsible for Portfolio analysis and strategy, Asset Management and Divestments.
Liesbeth Janssen is responsible for Vesteda’s portfolios in the Noord Brabant and Limburg provinces. For the past five years, she worked at Staedion as Property & Policy consultant. Marieke Ranzijn is responsible for the portfolios in the provinces Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe, Overijssel and Gelderland. Before joining Vesteda, she spent more than six years as an appraiser at real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle.
Hans Touw: “I am very pleased with these recent appointments. The Asset Management department is at full strength again and we can now focus fully on the optimisation and growth we are looking for in our portfolio. Vesteda focuses on the mid-rental market segment in the economically stronger regions of the Netherlands.”
Vesteda is an active investor with a clear focus on the Dutch residential real estate market. Vesteda invests funds for institutional investors, including pension funds and insurers. Vesteda has total capital of approximately € 3.7 billion invested in real estate. The company’s rental portfolio stands at a total of around 23,500 homes. Vesteda’s key investment regions are the Randstad urban conurbation and the Noord Brabant province.