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Prof. Dr. Thomas Richter

Prof. Dr. Thomas Richter

Prof. Dr. Thomas Richter

ZHAW School of Management and Law
Department of Banking, Finance, Insurance
Gertrudstrasse 8
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 41 66

Work at ZHAW

Management role

Programme Director, MSc Real Estate & Facility Management (Co-Programme Manager)

Position at the ZHAW

Lecturer Real Estate Management & Finance

Education and Continuing education

Expertise and research interests

- Real Estate Markets
- Real Estate Finance
- Real Estate Investment
- Real Estate Valuation

Research interests
- Real Estate Finance
- Risk in Mortgage Portfolios
- Public Real Estate Markets
- Sustainable Real Estate
- Market Microstructure

Professional milestones

Since 2021 Dr. Thomas Richter is a Lecturer for Real Estate at ZHAW School of Management and Law. Between 2018-2021 he worked as Quantitative Risk Specialist at UBS in Zurich. His tasks included the modeling of default probabilities, loss rates und real estate liquidation values for the real estate loan portfolio. In addition to he had responsibilities in regulatory projects. From 2014 to 2018 he was working as a Doctoral Researcher at the University of Zurich. During his academic studies he also gained first work experience as Information Specialist at the Roche Venture Fund and as a Student Trainee at Deutsche Bank AG.

Educational background

2013 - 2018: Doctoral Studies in Banking und Finance at the University of Zurich and the Swiss Finance Institute (PhD)

2011 - 2013: Studies in Business and Economics (MSc.) with exchange semester at the University of California Santa Barbara (USA)

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Östberg, Per and Richter, Thomas, The Sovereign Debt Crisis: Rebalancing or Freezes? Swiss Finance Institute Research Paper No. 17-32.