Rik Eertink is President of the EMEA Real Estate Division for CBRE Global Investors. In this role, Mr. Eertink is responsible for all elements of investment execution in the EMEA region, including acquisition, disposition, asset management, development, redevelopment and asset finance. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and the European Leadership Team.
Mr. Eertink is an experienced retail fund manager and currently Fund Manager for the CBRE Dutch Retail Fund, the European Shopping Center Funds I & II (interim) and the CBRE Nordic Property Fund. In this combined role, he is responsible for an AUM base of over EUR 4 billion across Europe.
Mr. Eertink began his career in the real estate industry and joined CBRE Global Investors in 2004. Before taking on his current responsibilities, he worked in various roles within the company, including as a Director of the company’s European Retail Platform. Successively, he transferred to the Nordics as Head of Asset Management prior to taking on the role of Country Manager for the region.
Over the last three years, Mr. Eertink has completed approximately EUR 1.5 billion acquisitions and over EUR 1 billion disposals in both the Nordics and the Netherlands, as well as a large number of asset repositioning projects.
Mr. Eertink earned a postgraduate Master of Real Estate from the University of Amsterdam, as well as a Master degree Real Estate & Housing from Delft University. He has been an active member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) since 2011.