Tom LisieckiChief Executive Officer
Member of the Board
Mr. Lisiecki has more than 20 years of professional experience in the real estate sector working at property development companies. After completing his university degree at the University of Toronto in economics and finance, he joined TriGranit Polska in 2004 helding several positions at TriGranit. He worked as commercial manager of the residential project Debowe Tarasy in Katowice, and then he was promoted to development director of the B4B office project in Krakow (2007). He served as country director Poland from 2008 and he later the Chief Development Officer of TGD and Managing Director and the President of the Board of Directors of the company’s Polish affiliate. After TPG’s acquisition of TriGranit, in 2015, Mr. Lisiecki became the Chief Investment Officer of the corporation. Before rejoining TriGranit in 2019, he worked for CityCon in Stockholm for 2 years as Chief Development Officer.
Mr. Lisiecki was involved on all TriGranit’s projects in Poland: Silesia City Center and 1000 apartments complex Oak Tearraces (Debowe Tarasy) in Katowice, Bonarka City Center and Bonarka for Business (B4B – 7 class A office towers) in Krakow and the integrated transport, entertainment and commercial hub of Poznan, the Poznan City Center. Mr. Lisiecki is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and holds an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management and WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management.
Eric AssimakopoulosRevetas Capital
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Assimakopoulos founded Revetas and is the Managing Partner of Revetas Capital Advisors LLP and has over 28 years’ experience in the real estate sector.
Mr. Assimakopoulos has broad knowledge of Central and Eastern European markets and has been investing in the region for over 15 years. He has led the acquisition and development of c. €1.5 billion of real estate across the US and Europe over the last 20 years.
Mr. Assimakopoulos started his career building the Gnome Group, Inc from a small design build firm to one of the top engineering and development companies in the telecommunications sector during the mid-1990’s. The group was one of the leaders in inside plant engineering, building some of the most advanced data centers and telecommunications networks across the US and Europe.
In 1999, Mr. Assimakopoulos partnered with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds (MSREF) to form Metronexus, a technology driven real estate fund. As Chairman and CEO he was responsible for the acquisition and development of over USD300 million of property covering over 3 million square feet in the US and Europe.
In 2002 Mr. Assimakopoulos led the acquisition of several major sale and lease back transactions with the Belgian ministry of finance and a KKR portfolio company (Tenovis).
In 2003 Mr. Assimakopoulos launched Bifrost Investment group as a platform to invest in CEE and has consummated transactions with large corporates including Suez Tractebel, Intesa Sanpaolo Bank (VUB Bank), HVB Bank and Patron Capital.
Since 2009, he has actively developed a platform to restructure and recapitalise distressed real estate in CEE, leading to the formation of Revetas Capital. Since then, Mr. Assimakopoulos successfully invested in, restructured and recapitalised c. €1.1 billion worth of real estate in the region.