Tom Woolhouse and Peter Victor join CBRE in the UK

19 May 2017 4 min. read
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Real estate consultant CBRE has added two new experienced advisors to its European operations. Tom Woolhouse, formerly a Partner at Montagu Evans, joins as a new Senior Director in the firm’s South East team, while Peter Victor, most recently a Senior Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield, joins as Senior Managing Director – he is based out of London.

Prior to joining CBRE, Tom Woolhouse worked at Montagu Evans for seven years, latterly as a Partner. He was previously at Taylor Cook where he worked as an Investment Director, between 2009 and 2010; at Lewis Ellis where he worked his way up to the role of Associate Partner over a roughly four year period and at Knight Frank for three years, latterly as an Investment Surveyor. Woolhouse started his career 2002 at Knight Frank.

Woolhouse, who holds a Bachelor of Science in Valuation & Estate Management from the University of the West of England and is a MRICS qualified Chartered Surveyor, joins CBRE as a Senior Director. He brings more than 15 years of experience to the firm, largely focused on commercial property, and property holding corporate vehicles across the UK. In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing the expansion of the firm’s South East team, with considerable dynamic changes around commercial property on the horizon according to a recent study by Big Four firm Deloitte.

Commenting on the addition of Woolhouse to the team, Adrian McStay, Managing Director of the National Team at CBRE, said, “Tom’s expertise and experience will complement our already strong national team and will further enhance our ability to provide a best-in-class service to our clients and add real value to our capital markets business. His experience and existing relationships will be invaluable as we look to capitalise on the increasing popularity of the south east and UK regions amongst the investor community, both domestic and overseas, furthering CBRE’s commitment to providing a holistic service offering across the globe.”

Peter Victor and Tom Woolhouse - CBRE

Peter Victor previously worked at Cushman & Wakefield as a Senior Managing Director and Head of the firm’s International Desk. The role saw him develop and lead the desk over a nine year period, based out of the firm’s London office. He was previously a Senior Director at the firm, working from its San Francisco office. His earlier career includes more than four years at Boston Properties, where he worked as a Vice President and Regional Leasing Director.

The appointment sees Victor, who holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College, join the real estate consulting firm as lead of the firm’s Tenant Representation and Acquisition practice for the EMEA region. The role, which will be based out of the firm’s London office, sees Victor take responsibility for pan-EMEA Occupier Acquisitions/Tenant Representation. He will work closely with the recently appointed Gavin Morgan, focusing on leveraging the firm’s global presence for its clients base across the globe.

Martin Samworth, CEO of CBRE in the EMEA region, commented on the appointment, “Peter has an excellent track record in advising some of the world’s largest corporations and has proven expertise in coordinating teams across multiple markets to secure and execute the best opportunities for major occupier clients. Peter’s contacts and expertise in office tenant rep perfectly complement Gavin Morgan’s international investor leasing experience and together, they will significantly further strengthen our ability to harness the full power of our teams around the world in using their market knowledge to deliver exceptional outcomes for our clients.”