An independent real estate company

We are a vertically integrated real estate company with four decades of experience in the central London market. Throughout that period Greycoat has focussed on the origination of proprietary investment opportunities delivering superior risk adjusted returns.

We are experts in the asset management and redevelopment of large and complex commercial assets. Our diverse team of highly skilled professionals maintain long-lasting relationships with our investment partners, building occupiers and market participants.

The team

A highly committed group of individuals with expertise in the real estate, finance, and legal professions.

Nick Millican

CEO

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Nick joined Greycoat in 2012, having previously spent six years at Rockpoint Group LLC, where he was responsible for the UK investment and asset management programme. As part of that role, he led investments across multiple asset classes and strategies on the direct asset side, investing through all parts of the capital structure. Prior to this Nick worked in the Investment Banking team at Citi.

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Adrian Bunnis

Chairman

Adrian is Chairman of Greycoat having been head of the Central London development consultancy and development management arm of CBRE. Adrian was responsible for assembling and initiating a number of landmark development schemes including Angel Court (300,000 sq ft),  the development of 1 Crown Place (400,000 sq ft), which is a market leading mixed use office, residential and hotel scheme, together with the development and lease up of 120 Fenchurch Street (420,000 sq ft).  Adrian brings a wealth of experience from his in-depth market knowledge and his planning and development management expertise.

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Paul Johnston

General Counsel & COO

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Prior to joining Greycoat in 2012, Paul was a partner for 25 years in Richards Butler, a substantial City of London law firm, and was its Chairman when it merged in 2007 with Reed Smith, so creating a global top 20 law firm.

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Greg Hartman

Senior Director

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Greg formed ProspectHill Group as a private real estate investment company in 2013. Since formation, ProspectHill has made investments in London (through Greycoat), San Francisco, Los Angeles and Honolulu. Prior to ProspectHill, from 2003 to 2013 Greg was a founding managing member of Rockpoint Group, a global real estate investment firm; and from 1995 to 2003 was a managing member of Westbrook Partners, Rockpoint’s predecessor firm. Prior to Rockpoint and Westbrook, Greg held several positions in the real estate industry including spending seven years at Morgan Stanley Realty, ultimately overseeing the firm’s western US activities. He received an AB from Dartmouth College in 1980 and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1984.

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Ewen MacPherson

Finance Director

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Ewen joined Greycoat in 2015. Ewen was Director of Corporate Finance at Telereal Trillium between 2009 and September 2015. Prior to that, he spent 11 years working in investment banking at Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, and J. Henry Schroder & Co. after qualifying as an accountant with Arthur Andersen.

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Dan Higginson

Director

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Dan joined Greycoat in 2013, and is involved in the development, leasing and asset management of a number of large central London assets. Prior to this he spent two years at Hammerson, dealing with various aspects of investment, development and asset management in the the London office portfolio. Before that Dan spent over 9 years at CBRE, working in the Office Agency and Development teams.

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Matthew Pinsent

Director

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A specialist in central London Asset Management and Investment, Matt joined Greycoat in 2015. He previously spent eight years at British Land where he was Head of West End Office Asset Management and subsequently Head of City Office Asset Management, leading the ongoing development and repositioning of the Broadgate Estate. Prior to that Matt worked at Great Portland Estates, Equitable Life Assurance and Legal & General.

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Alan Brearley

Director

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Alan joined Greycoat from Merevale Properties in 1985, having started his property career at Capital & Counties PLC. Initially responsible for Greycoat’s retail development activities, Alan has been involved with the central London office development since 1992.

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Anna Lewis

Director

Anna joined Greycoat in early 2018 to lead mixed-use investment and development opportunities,  having founded Edge House, an investment and advisory business that she ran for 4 years.  Previously Anna spent 5 years at Revcap, a private equity real estate fund where she was an Associate Partner and was an equities sales-trader at Goldman Sachs.

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Tom Olsen

Director

Tom joined Greycoat in 2018 to oversee mixed use and PRS strategies having previously been CFO of EcoWorld London.  Prior to that he spent 2 years as London Regional Finance Director at Barratt Development PLC and 5 years in senior finance roles at The Berkeley Group.  Tom is a qualified Chartered Accountant having trained at KPMG.

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Matt Townend

Director

Matt joined Greycoat in 2018 to oversee development of the firm’s mixed use and PRS strategies. He joined having been Managing Director at EcoWorld where he focused on residential and PRS.  Previously Matt was Head of Residential Development at Battersea Power Station where he spent 4 years and held various roles at The Berkeley Group where he spent 12 years.

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Joe Ashton

Director

Joe joined Greycoat in January 2018 from Capital & Counties, where he spent 6 years as Head of Project Management, leading the £300m capex programme of office, residential and retail assets in central London.  Prior to that Joe was a Partner at EC Harris for 6 years and at Mace Ltd for 12 years.  Joe takes overall responsibility for Construction and Project Management from planning, design and procurement through to construction using experience gained in 20 years of managing major developments.

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John-Henry Forde

Director

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Johnny joined Greycoat in 2015, having previously spent two years at DTZ in the central London Investment team. Prior to this he spent five years in Paris working for Catella Investment.

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Simon Wood

Associate Director

Simon joined Greycoat in July 2017, having previously spent 10 years at British Land, where he was an Asset Manager in the London office business with a specific focus on the City portfolio. Prior to this Simon was at Jones Lang LaSalle in the City Investment team.

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Kim Merryweather

Treasurer

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Kim joined Greycoat in 1990, following 10 years in property banking at Natwest. She is a qualified accountant and is responsible for tax and treasury management as well as financial reporting.

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Erika Kuenstlinger

Finance Manager

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Erika joined Greycoat in 2007, following two years at Fletcher King. Erika is responsible for treasury and financial management of our property and development manager mandates.

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Pille Kriisa

Assistant Accountant

Pille joined Greycoat in 2016, following 7 years working in different finance based industries in the UK, USA and Estonia. She is responsible for accounts, credit control and financial reporting.

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Jennai DaSilva

Property Accountant

Jennai joined Greycoat in 2018. Jennai was a Property Accountant for HSS Hire between February 2015 and July 2018. Prior to that, she worked for Capita and for Homebase Ltd, for 8 years.

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Shaun Teo

Analyst

Shaun joined Greycoat in 2017 as an analyst in the Investment team.  Shaun is focused on underwriting investment and development opportunities.  Prior to joining Greycoat Shaun worked at HSBC and Deutsche Bank.

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Ann Lalande

Office Manager

Ann is responsible for day-to-day office management and PA support. She joined Greycoat in May 2017 and has many years of experience within the Property industry, notably at the British Steel Pension Fund and British Land.

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Carina Heidrich

Executive Assistant

Carina joined Greycoat in 2018 as an Executive Assistant, having worked as a Client Manager and a Marketing Director in the UK, US and Germany for a range of consumer goods, media, fashion, film and television clients.

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Our property heritage

Founded in 1976 Greycoat was listed on the London stock exchange for 21 years before becoming a private company in 1999.

From 1999 Greycoat has provided high quality investment and development expertise to third party institutional investors.

Since September 2012 Greycoat has invested in and asset managed new projects with an enterprise value of £1.3 billion.

Public Company

1976 - 1999
5.5 million sq ft in 54 different projects

KEY PROJECTS

  • 123 & 151 Buckingham Palace Road

    195, 000 sq ft

  • Embankment Place

    350,000 sq ft

  • Moor House, London Wall, EC2

    327,400 sq ft

Private Company

1999 - 2012
4 million sq ft in 19 different projects

KEY PROJECTS

  • Chesham House, 30 Warwick Street, W1

    112,000 sq ft

  • 101 New Cavendish Street, W1

    101,900 sq ft

  • Devonshire Square / Cutlers Gardens Estate, EC2

    650,000 sq ft

  • Watermark Place, Upper Thames Street, EC4

    540,000 sq ft

2012 - NOW
2.7 million sq ft in 10 different projects

KEY PROJECTS

  • MOTO / Equity Partners Infrastructure Company No. 1 Limited (“EPIC”)

  • 8 Salisbury Square, EC4

    156,326 sq ft

  • 3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, EC3

    275,310 sq ft

  • Stonecutter Court, EC4

    152,808 sq ft

  • 21 Lombard Street, EC3

    115,955 sq ft

  • Procession House, Ludgate Hill, EC4

    105,243 sq ft

1979-1999
1999-2012
2012-Now
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