Team

Having background in real estate development as well as other industries such as hospitality, high-tech and start-ups allows our  team to evaluate and develop projects from different perspectives and thus brings strategic know-how and operational efficiency.
Along with sharing understanding and passion for real estate our team puts a great value on mutual growth, diversity and sustainability.

Dov Scharfstein

Founder & Chairman

Dov is the visionary and driving force behind the group. He is responsible for strategic decision making and relationship management. Dov started his career in real estate in 1980 working for large family offices as a portfolio manager, real estate developer and investment banker. Since 1990, he is based in Berlin and has been involved in various projects and investments contributing to German growth post reunification. He has successfully executed to multiple large projects in Europe, USA, South America and Israel.

Carl D. White Jr.

Acquisitions & Procurement Consultant

Carl joined the team in 2018 and is responsible for seeking out suitable acquisitions and determining the best method to ensure all processes run smoothly. Carl holds a law degree from Stanford School and has over 15 years of experience as an advisor for international transactions for Fortune 500 companies based in Italy, France, Spain and Germany.

Orren Cohen-Blumenkranz

Director of Operations

Orren is in charge of the day-to-day operation of the company and assisting the managing director with his operational tasks. Orren has studied politics and international relationship in Israel and has years of experience in the hotel business. He worked for international hotel companies in Israel and Germany and was serving as a general manager of a hotel in Berlin in his previous position.

Evgenia Dobrovinska

Business Developer

Evgenia joined the team in 2016 and has been responsible for analyzing of potential projects and managing current portfolio. She holds a BA in business administration from the Technical University of Munich and has worked for major IT companies and startups before transitioning to real estate.

Liliana Dlugosch

Accountant

Liliana joined the team in 2018 and is in charge of the bookkeeping and general administrative issues. She has more than 15 years of experience and has worked in various construction companies with a focus on Eastern Europe before joining our team.

Shai Scharfstein

Managing Director

Shai oversees both strategic and operational aspects of the group’s activities. He also serves on the boards of the various subsidiaries of the group. Since joining the group in 2005, Shai has worked on various complex and large transactions. While being responsible for the overall portfolio of the group he has expanded its geographical footprint, project sizes and financial partnerships.

Hans-Martin Weiss

Advisor to the Board

Hans-Martin Weiss started working with us in 2017 and consulted us in various transactions and new investments. Former German navy captain, Hans-Martin has a degree from Maastricht School of Management and Harvard Business School. He worked for Blohm+Voss, was a Director at Vereinigte Aluminium Werke AG and later a GM Industrial Holdings Hydraulik Nord. He currently serves as member of the Supervisory board of the Berliner Volksbank Ventures.

Eugeniusz Panow

Project Manager

Eugeniusz Panow joined the group in 2016. His background is law and international trade. He has an experience with managing construction projects for companies in central and western Europe. He is supervising various technical aspects and improvements in our properties and is an active member in due diligence process for new acquisitions.

Imke Müller

Relationship Manager

Imke has been in charge of maintaining global partnerships and finding real estate opportunities for the group since February 2016. As communication studies graduate, she worked as a product manager at Bertelsmann for several years and co-founded a media company.

In addition to our core team, we work with various partners on transaction structuring, legal and domain expertise. Please refer to our partners page to learn more.