About us

A skilled and reliable partner – Independence is our greatest asset since it permits us to drive decision processes forward quickly, flexibly and without complications so as to always achieve the best for our business partners. Asset management and investment management – our company rests on these pillars. For us, professionalism, creativity, stability and humanity are the foundations for successful and confident collaboration.

Motivation and skills – A highly-motivated and reliable team fulfils your complex real estate commercial tasks in the most varied areas with great skill and a high level of expertise.

Our paths have crossed again and again in the last three decades. Now we are combining our know-how and our many years of experience in the most varied areas of the real estate sector under the AKRES umbrella and successfully integrating our national and international networks.

This has created a consultancy company for both institutional and private property assets that has excellent contacts at its disposal both in asset management and investment management and which can provide a large number of references.

Albert E. Koutny (1966)

Albert Koutny’s career started in 1995 in the Corporate Real Estate division of a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank. Later positions took him into project development and portfolio management for open-ended funds. From 2001 onwards he was Head of Asset Management at Deutsche Interhotel Holding in Berlin, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank and Aareal Bank. In 2004 Albert Koutny moved to the internationally operating consultancy firm of Healey & Baker, today Cushman & Wakefield. Here he was initially responsible for evaluating commercial portfolios and in subsequent years he managed the Account Management department in Frankfurt as a partner. In 2014 he founded Albert Koutny Real Estate Services.
Albert Koutny is a Business Administration Graduate, a Real Estate Economist (ebs) and a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Phone: +49 (0)172 / 65 35 442
E-Mail: a.koutny@akres.de

Daniel Rauen (1984)

Mr. Rauen’s initial career steps were in the textile sector, where he gained his first experience with Breuninger, Wöhrl and Sinn Leffers. Whilst studying, Daniel Rauen managed the family’s own real estate portfolio, where the foundations of his orientation towards real estate were laid. For some years Daniel Rauen has concentrated on the transaction management of specialist market centres and large-volume residential facilities for private and institutional investors.
Daniel Rauen is an experienced commercial officer, a Bachelor of Arts and an Estate Agent (Chamber of Commerce and industry).

Phone: +49 (0) 172 / 600 55 48
E-Mail: d.rauen@akres.de

Dirk Schmitz (1964)

Mr. Schmitz is an acknowledged expert in the purchase and sale of residential and commercial real estate and is so at both an individual property and portfolio level. He has a track record of over 500 million Euros in sales volume and can rely on over 26 years of real estate experience. With the firm of Schmitz & Benner Immobilien founded in 1992 he got to know the developers’ segment in the real estate sector. Later positions as an Investment Consultant to Dresdner Bank and internationally operating companies such as CBRE, Hudson Advisors and Cushman & Wakefield, where he successfully conducted real estate transactions and portfolio streamlining.
Mr. Schmitz is a Commercial Officer of the Land and Residential Property Sector and a Real Estate Specialist (Chamber of Commerce and Industry).

Phone: +49 (0) 177 / 73 111 64
E-Mail: d.schmitz@akres.de

10 reason in our favour


Combined expertise and comprehensive experience


High level of entrepreneurial motivation and service orientation


Great knowledge of projects via the most varied clients


The latest know-how and the most up-to-date view of market events for your company


Direct access to the decision-makers in the real estate market


Excellent real estate references and recommendations


Transparent way of working and absolute flexibility regarding new tasks


Rapid availability in the event of staff bottlenecks or complex requirements


Our easy-to-estimate fees


Complete independence thanks to our structure.

Do you have any questions?

Of course we are available for questions anytime, and we would love to inform you about our portfolio.

Lindenstraße 5
60325 Frankfurt am Main
+49 (0) 69 / 710 330 80