DIETER SOMMER

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PRIVERA, BERNE
CHANGING THE GAME IN SWISS REAL ESTATE

FACTS

CEO OF PRIVERA

Among the 100 notable figures in Swiss real estate (Immobilien Business)
Member of the Executive Board of Investis Group.

EXPERIENCE IN REAL ESTATE SECTOR

Dieter Sommer is the CEO of PRIVERA, Switzerland’s leading independent real estate services provider. He has extensive experience in the real estate sector and promotes the digitalisation of real estate services at PRIVERA. As one of the leading figures in Swiss real estate, he aims to connect excellence in property management with technological innovations of a new age.

BIOGRAPHY

Dieter Sommer has extensive experience in the real estate sector. He put his proven real estate expertise to good use during his eight years with a Swiss real estate services company, where he served as Head of Management and member of the Executive Board. Between 2001 and 2005, he worked for UBS Fund Management Switzerland AG as Asset Manager Real Estate and Portfolio Manager and was also responsible for the UBS SIMA real estate fund. He also worked for two well-known regional real estate companies between 1992 and 2001. He holds a Swiss Federal Real Estate Agents Diploma as well as an Executive Master of Business Administration EMBA. Since September 2014, he is CEO of PRIVERA, Switzerland’s leading independent real estate services provider, and ushers in the digitalisation of numerous services in all areas of real estate management. Notable projects during his leadership include the first complete online application for rental apartments, interactive virtual reality residential property viewing as well as an online tenant portal.

Since April 2017, Mr. Sommer holds a seat in the Executive Board of Investis, a leading residential property company in the Lake Geneva region and a national real estate services provider. As CEO of PRIVERA, a member of the Investis Group, Mr. Sommer is Head of Property Management of Investis Holding SA.

Furthermore, he sits on the board of the Swiss Association of Real Estate Trustees (SVIT) of Basel-City and Basel-Country. Mr. Sommer also serves as advisory council member on the project “Digital Leadership” of the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration, the largest part-time university specialising for economics in Switzerland. As a member of the Board of Trustees of Esprix Excellence Suisse, he contributes to the foundation’s efforts to promote contestability and business excellence for Swiss enterprises.

Mr. Sommer frequently speaks at real estate business summits and conferences in Switzerland. He was featured as one of the 100 notable figures in Swiss real estate by Switzerland’s leading real estate publication, Immobilien Business. He has received this honour yearly since 2015.