The Leeds office of Chartered Surveyor Eddisons has appointed Stephen Harrison as an Associate Director in its agency department.
Mr Harrison BSc (Hons) MRICS (32) was previously with Ryden Commercial Property Consultants.
He joins the firm’s seven strong agency team, which cover the West Yorkshire area.
Stephen Harrison said: ‘I am delighted to have joined such a respected and recognised national company and look forward to contributing to its future growth.’
Nigel McDonald, Managing Director of Eddisons said: ‘Stephen is an excellent appointment. His experience acting for national, regional and local property companies will compliment the expertise already within the agency department.’
Eddisons currently employs over 200 staff across their 8 offices nationwide.
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.