CIO Continental I Europe International Director, LaSalle Investment Management, Germany
David Ironside is CIO Continental Europe for LaSalle Investment Management and is based in Munich. He is responsible for all Funds active and managed from Continental Europe and with oversight on a Global mandate. Prior to this David was Head of Acquisitions for Continental Europe.
Additionally he is managing director of the LaSalle GmbH, and member of the LaSalle European Management Board (EMB). He joined the company in July 2001 after four years with Real I.S. AG, the subsidiary of Bayerische Landesbank responsible for Real Estate investments. He has been working in the property industry since 1983.
During his time at LaSalle he has personally transacted deals and JVs, ranging from speculative development to core, in a wide range of European countries. At Real I.S. AG David Ironside was responsible for foreign acquisitions. In this role was in charge of
acquiring properties in the USA as well as France, Belgium and Spain for various investment purposes. In addition he was responsible for supervising acquisitions in Germany and asset management.
Prior to his role at Real I.S. AG, (1990 – 1997) David Ironside was with JLL, where he gained detailed knowledge of the German markets. He gave advice to national and international clients on purchase, sale, valuation, development and lease of commercial property as well as preparing detailed analysis and strategy recommendations for non-German investors.
David Ironside holds a B.Sc. in Land Economics with Commendation from University of the West of Scotland. He is also a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. (MRICS).