Nick Mullins, senior director of CBRE in Manchester, is to join Lambert Smith Hampton later this year as head of funding and development.
Mullins has been with CBRE for more than 16 years. At LSH, he will work across the professional and consultancy teams.
With expertise in city centre development, funding and the private rented sector, Mullins advised a range of clients at CBRE including Stockport Council and Muse Developments on the Stockport Exchange scheme.
He is also a specialist in the private rented sector and has relationships with universities across the region having implemented a number of estates and residential strategies.
Abid Jaffry, head of LSH's office in Manchester said: "This senior appointment is a great coup for LSH. We look forward to welcoming Nick to the team and exploring new opportunities through drawing on his experience and specific expertise which will complement our existing client base and service offer. Nick will support the delivery of innovative funding and sustainable development for clients as well as support our growth in new sectors such as PRS".
John Ogden, managing director of CBRE's North West business, added: "Nick is a respected and popular colleague and we wish him well with his future career."