Specialties: Hospitality, Investment
Scope of Service Experience
August’s main focus is Real Estate Investment
◼︎ Hospitality and Investment Property
Background & Experience
August’s career in the real estate industry started in CRE fund management for institutional investors in Europe.
◼︎ From 1993 to 2000 he was involved in fund management of over $5 billion as an investment analyst with Dutch pension fund PGGM and with German bank Sal. Oppenheim (OIK).
◼︎ From 2000 to 2007 August worked in several senior advisory positions (BCI and AOS-Studley) providing management, real estate and economic consultancy services to corporations, investors and developers in regions and cities across Europe.
◼︎ From 2007 to 2012 he was course manager/lecturer on Corporate Real Estate Management at NHTV University’s Academy of Hotel & Facility Management.
◼︎ After moving from The Netherlands to Knoxville, TN (2014) he started working with Sperry van Ness|R.M.Moore as an advisor in 2015, focusing on Corporate Services and Hospitality Investment.
◼︎ In 2017 August joined NAI, specializing in Hospitality and Property Investment.
Over 20 years of experience includes advising ING, Philips Electronics, ABN AMRO, Euroclear, DuPont, Region of Flanders, Yamaha, RDA Nordrhein-Westfalen, Hewlett-Packard, Royal Shell, University of Tilburg, City of Frankfurt and Liz Claiborne/Mexx.
August earned his Masters degree in Urban Planning from Radboud University Nijmegen and he specialized in Real Estate Finance at University of Amsterdam, both In The Netherlands. In 2016 he received his Cornell University certificate for Hotel Real Estate Investment & Asset Management.
Professional Associations & Designations
◼︎ NAR National Association of REALTORS
◼︎ TAR Tennessee Association of REALTORS
◼︎ KAAR Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS
◼︎ Knoxville Hospitality Association