Meet our team

Experienced, motivated and focused on results

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We cover all real estate and financing angles

We’re strategic thinkers that focus on long term objectives. Our team has many years of experience in all relevant areas. From financing structures, business analyses, and financial modelling to real estate investments, development, valuation and asset management.

A true understanding of your requirements will ensure that we identify the funding solutions that best meet your needs.


Experts in all the right fields

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Norbert Jansen

Founding Partner/Director

Norbert founded PolarReal in 2009. He has over 30 years of experience in Real Estate Investment, Asset Management, Development and Financing. He holds degrees in Management and Spatial Economics.

In his previous positions with first FGH Bank and later Bouwfonds, Norbert has originated/restructured over €1.5 billion in real estate loans. As CFO of TCN Property Projects he was involved with projects in The Netherlands and internationally with a total value of over €2.4 billion.

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Aron Kovacs

Partner & Director

Aron and Norbert set up PolarReal's Debt & Capital Advisory business together in 2012. He holds an MBA from London Business School and has over 25 years of experience in Real Estate Investment, Asset Management and Finance. 

Previously at Bouwfonds Property Finance, Aron was initially responsible for new market entry as a lender in Italy, Turkey, UK and Switzerland; later he oversaw the restructuring and sale of  European loan portfolios. He has originated/restructured over €1 billion of real estate debt.

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Pieter Rodermond

Regional Director Zuid-Holland

Pieter has over 20 years of experience in Real Estate Finance and Development. He joined PolarReal in 2018 as Regional Director focused on clients in the South-West of the Netherlands. Pieter studied Law at RU Leiden.

Positions in Pieter's previous carreer included roles as Investment Director at TCN Property Projects and as Account Manager for Restructuring and Recovery at FGH Bank (Rabobank). He has a strong network in and understanding of key players and drivers in the Hague/Rotterdam market.

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Teun Deckers

Senior Associate

Teun has over 15 years of experience in Real Estate Asset Management and Finance. He joined PolarReal in 2014 and is the lead for Asset Managements and Valuations. He has a BA in History & Economics from Union College NY.

Having worked on numerous projects in Europe, the Benelux and the US, Teun has extensive international experience and a strong network. He has previously held property and asset management positions at DTZ Zadelhoff and SNS Property Finance.

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Robin Dorré


Robin joined PolarReal in 2019 after successfully finishing his Masters (UvA) degree in Corporate and Real Estate Finance. He brings a strong analytical focus combined with high level of modelling skills to the team.

Prior to PolarReal, Robin worked in various roles at Savills , Annexum and BuroAmsterdam.  He gained a broad range of experience in Real Estate, Asset Management and Financing, which enables him to approach projects from different angels.

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We believe in long term relationships

Quality. Results. Trust. This is how we build long term, successful relationships with our clients, network of funders and our business partners.

Our aim is to ensure that the PolarReal logo means high quality analysis, reliable information and getting to results.

How we work

Like to know how we can assist you?

We would like to learn more about you and your projects. Get in touch with us and we will be happy to take a look at your requirements. Coffee and first analysis are on us.

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