A Team of Specialists
GalCap Europe is led by an experienced management team and an internationally-respected Advisory Board, who advises the development of the company.
Three Partners With Complementary Strengths
The three founding partners of GalCap Europe bring together many years of professional experience in all major areas of the financial and real estate industries, with track records of success in business and strong international networks in Europe and the United States.
Dr. Manfred Wiltschnigg
born in 1962 in Austria, received his doctorate in business administration and holds additional academic qualifications in the area of real estate, where he is a widely-regarded expert. He serves in leadership positions of several national and international real estate organizations, is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chairman of the Austrian Committee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He has more than 25 years of international experience in the real estate industry, serving on boards of directors and as an executive committee member for international companies including: Generali Immobilien AG, Vienna; Oppenheim Immobilien KAG, Wiesbaden; IVG AG, Bonn and Vienna; IMMOEAST AG, Vienna; IMMOFINANZ AG, Vienna; BUWOG and Premium Real Estate AG, Vienna; and Rheinische Grundbesitz AG, Zurich.
born in 1978 in Germany, completed his MBA studies at the European Business School (ebs) and started his professional career in the real estate fund business. He worked for Sal. Oppenheim with a focus on Central & Eastern Europe before moving to investment banking with J.P. Morgan in Frankfurt and London. From 2009, he held senior positions for IMMOFINANZ AG, Vienna, as Head of Portfolio Strategy, contributing significantly to the successful repositioning of the company and the establishment of a profitable business model. As Head of Transactions, he was responsible for more than 65 transactions with approximately € 2 billion in total volume. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Paul W. Hallam
born in 1966 in the United States, has held management positions for more than 20 years with US companies, including global Fortune-500 companies American Express and Commercial Investment Trust (CIT Group), where he managed a 13-state territory as Senior VP for a $5 billion division. His comprehensive expertise includes implementing business start-ups, client development and project management in fields including consumer finance and real estate development. Before moving to Austria in 2013, he served as a General Manager for Washington, DC-based developer Keener Squire. Paul Hallam is a board member of the Austrian Committee of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).