Fiera Real Estate UK Limited (“FRE UK”) are delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Freestone as Associate Director. Patrick joins FRE UK from a Senior Investment Manager role at APAM, the UK asset management group and brings over 11 years of UK commercial real estate experience to the team.
Patrick started his career at Jones Lang LaSalle, focusing on business space and portfolio investment. In 2012 he joined CBRE Global Investors where he was the Assistant Fund Manager for two discretionary UK property funds on behalf of UK institutional investors. In 2015, Patrick undertook a yearlong secondment with the indirect side of the business CBRE Global Investment Partners to broaden his experience, before being appointed as an Investment Manager on the £1.6B CBRE UK Property PAIF.
Patrick joins the Value Add team, led by Chris Button, Fund Manager and will be focussing on deal sourcing, asset management and the growth of Fiera Real Estate Opportunity Fund UK.
Chris Button, Value Add Fund Manager commented, “we are delighted to welcome Paddy to the Fiera Real Estate team. His experience, track record and market profile will greatly assist us in the growth of our value add funds during this next phase of the market cycle.”