Financing Provider of the Year, CEE

The award is open to any real estate financing provider active in Central & Eastern Europe in 2020. The jury is to consider the number, size, range and type of financing deals completed, as well as the company’s reputation on the market.

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Aareal Bank AG, Germany, is one of the leading international property specialists active in the CEE region and Russia for over 20 years. The Bank offers financing for commercial properties, in particular office buildings, logistic properties and hotels or retail on a selective basis. Its particular strength lies in successful combining local market expertise and sector specific know-how by local specialists and expert teams. This allows the Bank to offer financing concepts tailored to specific requirements anywhere in the world.

Bank Polska Kasa Opieki S.A

Bank Pekao is a leading bank to finance projects from the key industrial sectors, such as: energy (including upgrades of power plants, new investments and M&As), chemicals, FMCG, construction, transport and public sector. Main services : Transaction banking – modern operational tools, First point of contact for the key sponsors in Poland, Structured finance – Clients’ confidence and market recognition, Commercial real estate financing


With a workforce of appr. 6,100 and total assets of around Euro 227.7 billion (069/2020), Helaba operates with its real estate division in several business areas, in Germany and other selected markets such as USA, UK, France, Poland, Czech Republic, Benelux and the Nordics. A considerable range of tasks has earned Helaba a reliable market position in both Real Estate and Corporate Finance and through its commercial banking activities. In Real Estate Finance Helaba ranks among the most important German banks on the international stage. The bank is a balance sheet lender, relying on customer relationships and with a long-term strategy.

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank ( is a leading specialist lender for financing commercial real estate and public investments in Europe and the United States of America. pbb is a major issuer of Pfandbriefe, which makes it also an important player in the European covered bond markets overall. pbb is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. In real estate finance, the bank’s primary target of new business is professional real estate investors and developers. Core asset classes financed include office, retail, residential, logistics/warehouse properties and hotels. The regional focus is on Germany, the UK, France, the Nordic Countries, selected countries in Central and Eastern Europe and Spain. pbb is also active in selected regions in the US.

Santander Bank Polska S.A.

We are the third largest bank in Poland in terms of assets value and the number of outlets, but the biggest privately owned. Since 2011, the Bank has been a part of Santander Group – one of the largest financial groups in the world and the largest financial institution in Europe in terms of market capitalization. Santander Group serves over 145 million Clients in 10 major markets in the world. Within our Corporate Property Department we provide services for office, industrial, retail, residential, hotel and student housing tailored to the client’s needs. Santander has the largest property finance portfolios and the largest team of property financing professionals in the Polish market.


Adam Łuciuk
Head of Debt and Structured Finance
Agnieszka Popko
Managing Director
ECE Projekmanagement Polska Sp.zo.o
Anna Suchodolska
co-CEO and CFO at White Stone
White Stone Development Sp. z o.o.
Artur Apostoł
Globalworth Poland
Bartosz Zamara
Head of Digitization and Business Development
Europtima Sp. z o.o.
Managing Director
Dorota Latkowska-Diniejko
Managing Partner
REINO Partners
Dorota Malinowska
Pro Value Sp. z o.o.
Gal Peleg
Golden Star Group
Grzegorz Iwański
Director of the Financing Department
Echo Investment
Grzegorz Trawiński
Head of Real Estate Finance Department
mBank SA
Jacek Korwin-Małaszyński
member of the board
APP-Projekt SA
Jacek Wesołowski
Managing Director
Trei Real Estate
Joanna Fiszer-Choromańska
Head of Finance CEE
Peakside Capital Advisors Sp. z o.o.
Kamil Kowa
Head of Corporate Finance & Valuation
Savills Sp. z o.o.
Karina Trojańska
Karolina Gorgiel
Director, Head of FP&A, Europe
Prologis Poland Management Sp. z o.o.
Małgorzata Kercz
Local Partner
Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp.k.
Marek Kosielski
BTS Director
Axi Immo Group
Mariusz Frąckiewicz
Director Poland
Avestus Real Estate
Mariusz Hyla
Partner, Head of Finance, Projects & Restructuring
DLA Piper
Mira Kantor-Pikus
Partner, Rynki Kapitałowe
Cushman & Wakefield Polska
Monika Woźniak-Zawioła
Head of Retail
Niall O'Higgins
Paweł Nowakowski
Head of Capital Markets, MRICS
Cresa Polska Sp. z o.o.
Piotr Piasecki
Head of Corporate Finance CEE
Piotr Trzciński
Head of Investment – Poland
Savills Investment Management
Przemek Kozdój
Partner, Head of Banking
Wolf Theiss P. Daszkowski sp. k.
Przemyslaw Wieczorek
Investment Director
Puro Hotels
Senan Corbett
MRICS, Head of Cost & Commercial Management
Arcadis sp. z o.o.
Taduesz Jachowicz
Regional Director
Gleeds Polska Sp. z o.o.
Tomasz Mrowczyk
Senior Partner
Griffin Real Estate

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