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


BSC Hons

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.


Peter Thornton



Peter has played a central role in Greycoat for over 30 years, as a Board Member and now as Chairman. During that period he has been responsible for leading the development and asset management programme, drawing on the knowledge and contacts built up over four business cycles in the central London market.


Paul Johnston

General Counsel & COO

BSC Hons

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.


Greg Hartman

Senior Director

BSC Hons

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.


Ewen MacPherson

Finance Director


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.


Dan Higginson


BSC Hons

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.


Matthew Pinsent



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.


Alan Brearley


BSC Hons

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.


John-Henry Forde



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.


Kim Merryweather



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.


Garry Payne

Project Manager


Garry has worked alongside Greycoat for over 30 years, being involved in all aspects of Quantity Surveying and Project Management whilst at WT Partnership. Garry has extensive experience in direct appointments advising financial institutions of the viability of projects and monitoring all aspects of their design, management and construction.


Erika Kuenstlinger

Finance Manager


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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