Thorsten Schönenberger, Member of the LBBW Board of Managing Directors

Thorsten Schönenberger

Member of the Board of Managing Directors

Member of LBBW's Board of Managing Directors Thorsten Schönenberger is responsible for all matters relating to real estate and infrastructure and transport finance.

When it comes to real estate acquisition and development and large-scale project finance, customers need a financially sound, competent bank with regional roots and an international presence like LBBW.

Thorsten Schönenberger

Thorsten Schönenberger joined LBBW in 2011 as Division Head for Real Estate, over a period of six years led the growth of LBBW’s global commercial real estate financing business, and built it into a leading real estate lending platform and a significant contributor to LBBW revenues. In 2017, he was appointed as a member of the Board of Managing Directors with responsibility for real estate, infrastructure and transportation finance as well as group purchasing, supply and security. Mr Schönenberger, who completed a banking apprenticeship and a degree in business studies, previously held a number of positions at other banks. In 2008, he held the position of Head of International Real Estate Financing for Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen. Prior to this Mr Schönenberger worked at HSH Nordbank where one of his roles was a Credit Analyst working in Hamburg, San Francisco and New York.

Thorsten Schönenberger's individual areas of responsibility:

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Infrastructure and Transport Finance
  • Portfolio Management Real Assets
  • LBBW Immobilien Management GmbH
  • LBBW Corporate Real Estate Management GmbH
  • Group Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Corporate and Information Security*

*The CISO reports directly to all members of the Board of Managing Directors.

Curriculum vitae Thorsten Schönenberger

Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW), born 1972 in Quierschied

Year Education and professional Experience
1991 - 1992 Saarland University Saarbrücken – Studied law
1992 - 1994 SKG Bank GmbH – Saar LB Gruppe – Banking apprenticeship
1994 - 2001 Free University of Berlin – Studied business administration; Graduated in business studies
2002 - 2005 HSH Nordbank AG (formerly Hamburgische Landesbank) – Credit Analyst and Customer Relationship Manager
2005 - 2006 HSH Nordbank AG – Representative Of ce San Francisco and New York Branch; Senior Credit
Analyst Real Estate, Vice President
2007 - 2008 HSH Nordbank AG – Senior Key Account Manager Real Estate, Senior Vice President
2008 - 2011 Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (HELABA) – Head of International Real Estate Financing
2011 - 2017 LBBW – Division Head and Member of the Executive Management Board Real Estate
Since 08/2017 LBBW – Member of the Board of Managing Directors