Andrew Peacock will join the commercial real estate services and investment firm, CBRE, as head of Central London Asset Management.
As part of CBRE’s Real Estate Finance division and working closely with the Central London team, Peacock will co-ordinate and develop tailored asset management strategies for investors in major single assets and complex portfolios in London.
Peacock joins after 24 years at Aviva Investors, where he was a senior member of the team. From 2000-2007 he managed the Aviva Life Fund’s £1.4bn Central London office portfolio, and was responsible for a number of high profile projects including, Paddington Central, 77 Grosvenor Street and 40 Berkeley Square. More recently Andrew was instrumental in setting up Aviva Investors’ Singapore office and developing its business in the Asia Pacific region.
Philip Cropper, managing director – real estate finance, CBRE, commented:
“Asset management is a critical pillar in strategic real estate investing. Real estate is a dynamic asset class and requires proactive management. Therefore successfully executing the right strategy can deliver significant outperformance across any market cycle.”
Andrew Peacock said:
“I’m delighted to be joining CBRE. Working with a team of this calibre, who are passionate about seeking innovative ways to ensure their clients realise their investments’ full potential is an exciting opportunity. I look forward to growing this new service line.”
Andrew will start at CBRE on 18 March.