Ali-Reza Momeni, Founder and Owner

“We strive for excellence in everything we do. With the highest personal and business standards we constantly achieve above-average returns for our capital partners and ourselves. The satisfaction of our capital partners is underlined by the long-term relationships we build.”



The MOMENI Group, founded in 2004, is one of the leading privately owned investment, development and management companies focussing on Class A real estate in inner-city locations in Germany`s major cities.

Along with local and international partners, MOMENI invests in diverse property opportunities and creates excellent and long-term relationships with leading global private and institutional investors. In the past years MOMENI has realized a total investment value of more than 6.5 billion Euros.

The MOMENI Group follows an integrated business model and has in-house expertise for every stage of the investment cycle. The MOMENI Group`s excellent track record and success are based on its skilled employees, professional project management and its analytical investment approach. This is always based on uncompromising standards in terms of quality, sustainability and profitability.


Senior Management


Ali-Reza Momeni is the founder and owner of MOMENI Group. He has extensive experience in developing, financing and managing real estate projects in Germany and internationally.

He launched his career at Merrill Lynch before spending many years with HINES, a global investment and development company. Ali-Reza Momeni holds a BSc in Business Administration from Georgetown University (USA) and a Master’s Degree (MSc) from the London School of Economics (UK).

He returned to Hamburg, Germany, in 2004 and founded MOMENI Group


Andreas Gladisch is Managing Director of MOMENI Holding. He is responsible for business development and strategy, and for general management of MOMENI Group. Over the course of his career he has been actively involved in development projects and investment transactions with an aggregate value in excess of €10bn.

Before joining MOMENI in 2006, he was project manager at HINES, a global investment and development company, and was an investment manager at Aareal Bank. Andreas Gladisch graduated with an MBA from EBS Business School in Oestrich-Winkel, and holds a BSc in computer science from James Madison University (USA)


Dr. Hanjo Hautz is Managing Director of MOMENI Holding. He is responsible for the development activities and the overall growth strategy of MOMENI Group. Over the course of his career, he played a key role in development projects and transactions worth more than €6bn in total.

Before joining MOMENI in 2011, he spent eight years as a management consultant with McKinsey. Dr. Hanjo Hautz studied architecture at the Technical University of Brunswick and the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, subsequently gaining a doctorate in engineering.


Jan Heidelmann is Managing Director of MOMENI Investment Management. His responsibilities include managing the existing portfolio and further growing the Investment Management business. Over the course of his career he has been actively involved in investment transactions with an aggregate value in excess of €4.5bn.

Among his other roles prior to joining MOMENI in 2022, Jan Heidelmann was a managing director of the pan-European investment manager FREO and Head of Transactions at PGIM. He holds a degree in law from the University of Hamburg (first state bar examination).


Tim Fischer is Managing Director of MOMENI Real Estate Management and MOMENI Ventures. He is responsible for property management and real estate technology investments.

Before joining MOMENI in 2014, he was vice president at the global investment company Prologis, with responsibility for the management and sustainability activities of the international portfolio. Previously, he held a senior position at international real estate service provider JLL. Tim Fischer gained a degree in architecture from FH Münster University of Applied Sciences. He was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) in the UK in 2012.

Advisory Board

MOMENI Group has an advisory board comprising renowned business and academic personalities with extraordinary experience in diverse fields.

The advisory board functions as an autonomous advisor with regard to general corporate practice as well as overarching business matters and product-specific issues. The company’s management consults the advisory board regularly and about special events. We are convinced that constructive discussions with independent opinion leaders are a particularly important component of our quest for continual improvement.



MOMENI Group stands for “Value through Excellence.” We have set the highest personal and business standards for ourselves. We uncompromisingly pursue excellence in everything we do.

In each individual area of business within the Group we promote dynamic and efficient structures and processes with a high degree of reliability, professional standards and a practice-oriented, hands-on approach. Our primary focus is always on the success of the investments we are responsible for.


Our integrated business model gives us complete control when implementing investment strategies and enables us to ensure the highest standards of quality throughout all phases of any real estate investment programme.

We focus on high-quality real estate products in inner-city locations of major German cities. This strict specialisation generates higher product quality and enhances success. We also apply an unusually high degree of precision and attention to detail; above-average qualifications and negotiating skills; many years of experience; an outstanding network of contacts and the sustainability of real estate.

We place the highest demands with regard to professionalism, expertise, integrity, international experience and the academic background of our people. We believe that all this, together with our employees’ high degree of company loyalty, generates a particular advantage that helps us achieve the investment goals of our capital partners.


The success of our capital partners is our top priority. Our own success is based primarily on the success of our capital partners.

We concentrate exclusively on investment opportunities in which we have confidence and expertise. This means that we can provide a team for any project we undertake that is tailored and aligned for maximum performance. We are interested in building and maintaining stable, long-term business relationships based on personal trust, integrity and performance.

Governance and Sustainability

The MOMENI Group has published its ESG-Strategy.

ESG principles accompany us throughout the entire life cycle of our real estate and shape our daily actions. Therefore, it is a coherent step for us to give additional emphasis to the strategic importance of sustainability at MOMENI.

This strategy sets clear objectives and demonstrates how we at MOMENI combine corporate responsibility with economic success. For MOMENI, the focus is on the holistic long-term view. This is the approach we take with our ESG-Strategy.

We are constantly aware of our responsibility to investors, business associates, employees and society at large. We believe that high-quality business management and compliance with ecological and social principles results in long-term investment success for our capital partners. We have set out these principles in our ESG-Policies. For more information, please send an email to esg[at]

We are a member of the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV) and the corporate governance initiative of the German real estate industry.

MOMENI Group orients each of its projects in accordance with strict criteria for sustainability. All of our projects are LEED-certified, so future owners and users benefit from global standards that ensure energy efficiency and sustainable construction. Moreover, as an investor and developer of inner-city real estate, MOMENI Group concentrates on long-term projects and integrates them harmoniously and conscientiously into the urban context. In this way we create projects that conform to the ideals of sustainability, with a certified level of quality, while taking into account the individual, local conditions and requirements.

MOMENI Group is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and participates in GRESB, the global ESG benchmark for real assets.

MOMENI Group is listed as a signatory of the UN-supported PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) since 2021. As part of these principles, the MOMENI Group actively integrates ESG issues into corporate processes and decision-making in order to meet its responsibilities to investors and business partners as well as to society.


The MOMENI Group strongly believes in research and development and supports the Real Estate Management Institute EBS University, one of the world's leading real estate academic programs.