E22 Capital provides access to the United States Private Real Estate Market

We invest in exceptional assets through our local network of experienced, best-in-class partners

Investment Focus


We provide access to non-publicly available deals through our extensive local network of established partners


Each investment delivers cash flow and value appreciation through real estate improvements (e.g., physical property improvements, added facilities, operational improvements), boosting returns at exit


We invest in multiple deals across the United States, reducing risk through geographic and real estate type (e.g., residential, commercial) diversification, while keeping return expectations high

About us

We strive for excellence in all facets of our work, making the complex simple, and are building E22 Capital around these core values:


We have a client-first mindset at our core, and are honest and humble in our awareness that we can always learn to further enhance and perfect our approach


We value deep, meaningful relationships – with our clients, our partners, and internally


We manage our business and investments in a hands-on style, actively looking for new opportunities to maximize return while managing the risk

Executive Leadership Team

Daniel Illig

Co-founder & Managing Director, Investments

Previously, Daniel worked for Bridgewater Associates in Connecticut, the world’s largest hedge fund, within client portfolio management, analytics, and strategy. He is an active investor in US Private Real Estate, both through direct holdings and through syndication investments. Daniel studied at the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and at the University of Melbourne (Australia) and holds a BSc. degree in economics.

Jurgen Andriessen 

Co-founder & Managing Director, Operations

Previously, Jurgen worked for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for six years in the US and Europe as a core member of their Private Equity practice. Prior to that, he worked as a DSI-certified Investment Advisor with Velthuyse & Mulder Wealth Management. Jurgen studied at the University of Amsterdam and at Harvard University and holds BSc and MSc degrees in Economics & Business.

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board supports us in our growth by providing their expertise and experience in real estate, their broad networks, their critical thinking, and their general ability to lead successful investment management firms. They are a vital part of our team and share our passion for our purpose, and the values with regards to how we want to get there. That way we can serve our clients across Europe the best possible way we can, together.

Teresa Dyer

Teresa brings over 30 years of real estate experience. In 2009, she co-founded M7 Real Estate where she set up and ran their Investor Relations team, and currently is Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Teresa worked at GPT Halverton and INVESCO real estate where she was responsible for fund structuring, compliance, marketing, and debt & equity raising among others. She is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Taco de Groot

Taco brings over 25 years of experience in the real estate sector. He is currently CEO of Urban Interest, one of the largest private real estate investors in the Netherlands. Before that, Taco was CEO of Vastned Retail NV for nearly 10 years, leading the listed European real estate property company with a portfolio of around €1.7 billion. Additionally, he gained experience in real estate fund management and deal structuring through positions at M7 Real Estate and GPT Halverton.

Steen Foldberg

Steen brings over 30 years of investment experience, including with full-lifecycle real estate fund management. His experience includes board positions at some of Europe’s largest real estate funds. Steen currently acts as independent board member at fund management companies, fund distribution, and a multi-family office. Prior to that, he was CEO of Aberdeen Standard Life Luxembourg, with €125 billion AUM, in UCITS and a wide range of real estate funds. Earlier, Steen was Managing Director at Julius Baer and Merrill Lynch in Luxembourg.

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E22 Capital provides access to the United States Private Real Estate Market