The Leeds office of national firm of Chartered Surveyors Eddisons has appointed Steven Jones to its agency department as a Senior Surveyor.
He joins from Ryden where he specialised in commercial office instructions and also has experience of the industrial sector across the Yorkshire region. His key clients include Highcross, Helmsley Group, Towngate Plc and Strawsons Property.
Mr Jones will be responsible for growing the private client base and supporting the existing team on general agency work and acquisitions.
He said: ‘I am delighted to have joined such a respected firm and look forward to helping the agency team to develop even further.’
John Padgett Director of Agency at Eddisons said: ‘Steven has an impressive reputation within the industry, along with strong client relationships and is an excellent addition to the agency team.
‘His skill sets will enhance our range of established services and add real value to our client proposition.’
Richard joined Eddisons in 2003 and has been the Managing Partner since 2012, a role that sees him lead the strategic direction and development of the business under the ownership of Begbies Traynor Group plc. Richard has been instrumental in the growth of the business which has seen turnover more than double since 2008.
In addition to his role as Managing Partner, Richard continues to play a vital role with key clients, particularly in the banking sector, where he is a trusted adviser to major high street clearing banks. Over the last eight years, Richard has been appointed LPA Receiver on many high profile properties and assists in the recovery of distressed loan portfolios.
Prior to joining Eddisons, Richard worked in the real estate division of a 'Big Four' firm where his notable assignments included the privatisation of Saudi Telecom for flotation on the New York Stock Exchange.