Gerald Eve has hired three new employees to its lease consultancy, rating and building consultancy teams in Manchester.
Stephen Woodford arrives as a lease consultancy partner from JLL. He has more than 25 years’ experience of the North West lease advisory, with a focus on industrial and business space, and clients including major corporates, Government departments and both local and national property companies.
In addition, Rick Paterson has joined as a senior associate in the rating team. Paterson has worked for 30 years at the Valuation Office Agency, where he was latterly a senior valuation executive and qualified caseworker.
Finally, James Plowman has been recruited as a senior surveyor in the building consultancy team. He previously worked for KPMG and Capita in Manchester, where he acted on refurbishment and fit-out projects in the retail, industrial, office, infrastructure and residential sectors.
Callum Robertson, partner at Gerald Eve, said: “Manchester and the wider North West region is a crucial market for Gerald Eve, and an area where we’re continuing to invest in talent. The arrivals of Stephen, Rick and James strengthen our existing capabilities and will help deliver a superior level of service and advice to clients in their respective areas of expertise.”