8th November 2021

Martin’s Properties, a leading property investment and development company based in Central London, operating throughout the South of England, has today announced the appointment of Gary Sherwin as part-time Investment Consultant and Romina Nejad as Finance Business Analyst. Established as a family business in 1946 the company has grown to become one of the largest private property owners in Kensington and Chelsea and has continued to expand its portfolio across London and the South East.

Gary Sherwin was previously Head of UK Transactions – Real Estate, at Aviva Investors and led a team delivering in excess of £7bn of UK Transactions over 5 years. Prior to this, Gary was Investment Director at Land Securities for almost 17 years. He also recently completed a term of seven years on the Investment Property Forum’s Operational Board.

Romina Nejad joins from PPL where she was a management accountant. Romina holds a degree in Business Management and Accounting from Brunel University.

Richard Bourne, Managing Director, says; “With almost 30 years of UK Prop Co and Fund investment experience, Gary’s knowledge, contacts and expertise will significantly bolster our team. Both Gary and Romina are strong additions to the team as we look to deliver our ambitious growth targets for 2021 and beyond and I very much look forward to working with both of them and the team to deploy capital as we deliver our long-term investment strategy to invest in a mixture of investment and value-add development opportunities.”

Tom Martin, Chairman of Martin’s Family Holdings, comments; “I welcome Romina and Gary to the team as we drive towards our strategic objectives and continue to diversify our portfolio”

Gary Sherwin, Investment Consultant adds;I am delighted to be joining the Martin’s Properties team as in -house consultant. The quality and calibre of the team, governance and importance placed on their core values, are all very impressive.  I look forward to supporting the business with its ambitious investment strategy.”


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