Timo brings over 25 years of professional experience to lead the Engel & Völkers Florida team alongside his business partner, Oliver Tonn. Timo began his journey with Engel & Völkers in 1996 as an apprentice at the corporate headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. During his time there, he worked alongside every department the company had at the time. Timo also interned at Michael Saunders & Company in Sarasota, Florida. He went on to build his career at the largest commercial real estate firm in the world, Jones Lang LaSalle, where he specialized in assisting international retailers find commercial space.
In 2004, Timo was offered the unique opportunity to relocate and run the first Engel & Völkers brokerage in the United States, located in Naples, Florida. Though he is German-born, Timo was no stranger to Florida as he spent time in Sarasota with his family for many years. In 2006, Timo purchased the Master License and eventually partnered with Oliver. Together, they have since grown Engel & Völkers Florida to over 30 locations with nearly 600 real estate advisors. Timo became an official US citizen in 2018 and lives in Naples with his wife and two sons. In his spare time, Timo enjoys spending time with his family and playing tennis, boating and fishing.