Aareal Bank AG: International real estate specialist with strong roots at the business location of Wiesbaden

Aareal Bank Group, headquartered in Wiesbaden, is one of the leading in­­ter­na­­tional property specialists. It has re­­pre­sentative offices in 19 countries on three continents, in Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific and has em­­ployees coming from more than 30 different na­­tions. The parent company of the Group is the MDAX listed Aareal Bank AG. Un­­der its holding the companies of the group are concentrated in the bu­­siness units Struc­­tured Property Fi­­nanc­­ing and Consult­­ing/Services.

The traditional focal point of Aareal Bank Group’s business activities is the segment of Structured Property Fi­nan­cing. Aareal Bank accompanies na­­tio­nal and interna­tional clients in realizing their real estate projects in over 25 countries. In this respect, it relies on the special strength it draws from the combination of local market expertise and specific in­dustry know-how. Besides local ex­perts, the bank dis­poses of specialist teams versed in logistics, shopping centres and hotel fi­­nancing.
The second business unit Consulting/ Services comprises a comprehensive range of services for clients from the in­­sti­­tutional housing industry in its co­re mar­­ket Germany. To these clients, Aareal Bank Group offers IT systems and relevant consulting services as well as in­­te­­grated payment transaction sys­tems and comprehensive services for managing residential property portfolios. It ranks as German market leader in both fields.

Aareal Bank has established itself as ac­­tive and reliable issuer of Pfandbriefe, bor­­rower’s notes and bonds.

With its head office located in Wies­ba­den, Aareal Bank Group is resident and firmly established in the Rhine-Main Area, one of Germany’s leading econom­­ic regions. It is amongst the largest em­­­ployers in the City of Wies­ba­den. As pre­­mium spon­­sor of the Real Estate Management In­­sti­­tute of the European Business School, also resident here, it actively supports the linking of real estate related education and entrepreneurial practice in Ger­many.



  1. Address

    Aareal Bank AG
    Paulinenstraße 15
    D-65189 Wiesbaden
    Telefon +49 (0) 611 348-0
    Telefax +49 (0) 611 348-2549

  2. Year of foundation

  3. Management Board

    Dr. Wolf Schumacher

    Norbert Kickum
    Hermann Josef Merkens
    Thomas Ortmanns

  4. Chairman of the Supervisory Board

    Hans W. Reich
  5. Employees

  6. Total assets

    41,159 million euros
  7. Business units

    Structured Property Financing