Meet The Team And Find Out More About Us

Conor Whelan MRICS MSCSI
Managing Partner

Conor is the co-founder of QRE and has over 20 years’ experience in the Irish commercial property market. He is a recognised expert in the Irish office and investment markets and provides strategic asset management advice to QRE Clients. He has represented many high profile corporates and private individuals in the acquisition and disposal of commercial real estate in Ireland. He also is a specialist in Tenant Representation and works on behalf of some of the most well known occupiers in the country. Clients include Horizon Therapeutics, Emergent Bio Solutions, DLR Properties, Oakmont, Core Capital, Castlepark, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Duff & Phelps, Bank of Ireland and AIB.

Conor Whelan MRICS MSCSI

086 7778808 | conor.whelan@qre.ie
Managing Partner

Eunan O Carroll
Partner - Commercial Director

Prior to joining Space Property Group as Commercial Director Eunan was Managing Director of Core Consulting a specialist business transition consultancy firm. He is well known within the Irish property sector having previously been Managing Director of the Gunne Residential Group. Eunan has over thirty years commercial experience across the real estate, professional and financial services sectors, where he has built an extensive network of domestic and international clients.

Eunan O Carroll

087 2583097 | eunan.ocarroll@qre.ie
Partner - Commercial Director

Paul McElearney FRICS FSCSI
Director – Advisory & Valuations

Paul McElearney heads up QRE Advisory and brings to the role his extensive property experience and knowledge, having worked in the industry for over 38 years as a property professional in Ireland.

Paul held the position of Head of the Property Valuation Team in IBRC’s NAMA unit, and Property Manager in the Asset Management Team in Bank of Ireland.

For ten years, Paul successfully established himself as a specialist commercial property surveyor offering clients a personal service tailored to their needs, matching his specialist knowledge and skills with an understanding of the client’s needs.

Paul is a Fellow of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (FSCSI) and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). Paul also has a Diploma in Arbitration Law (UCD) and was elected as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a member of the Presidents Panel in the SCSI.

Paul McElearney FRICS FSCSI

087 2536928 | paul.mcelearney@qre.ie
Director – Advisory & Valuations

Bryan Garry MRICS MSCSI
Director – Investment & Agency

Bryan has over 10 years of experience in the commercial property market. As Divisional Director of the investment team, he advises both institutional and private landlords on disposals and acquisitions throughout Ireland. As a result, he has an in-depth knowledge across all major and alternative asset classes. Key clients include Goldman Sachs, CarVal Investors, Cerberus together with multiple private, pension and high net worth investors.

Bryan Garry MRICS MSCSI

083 3918649 | bryan.garry@qre.ie
Director – Investment & Agency

Michael O Connor
Director – Area South West

Michael is a founding director of O’Connor Murphy Real Estate and director of QRE. He has over 30 years’ experience in the property market. As a general practitioner, Michael covers all areas of commercial property market, recently specialising in investments. Michael's network of contacts is extensive, and his unrivalled success is due to his strength in nurturing and preserving relationships. Some of his clients include Alantis Capital, Oaktree, RediResi, Clarendon, Roadbridge and Deutsche Bank.

Michael O Connor

087 2597034 | michael.oconnor@qre.ie
Director – Area South West

Caitriona Ryan MRICS MSCSI
RICS Registered Valuer

Caitriona joined QRE in 2018 and has over 15 years experience in the Irish Commercial Property Market, specialising in Professional Services.  Caitriona is a highly skilled surveyor and advises clients on Valuations, Rent Reviews, Rating, all aspects of Landlord & Tenant and various Tribunal cases.  Caitriona is experienced across all sectors of the market from office to retail to industrial and has recently been involved in challenges to the Vacant Site Register.

Caitriona Ryan MRICS MSCSI

087 701 8812 | caitriona.ryan@qre.ie
RICS Registered Valuer

Hugh Markey FRICS FSCSI
Consultant

Hugh has over 40 years’ experience, focusing on the retail market. He was a director of Lisney for 20 years before stepping down from the board in April 2014 and retiring from the firm in March 2019. He is a Fellow of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

He is a Deputy Chairperson of the Valuation Tribunal. This Tribunal is an independent statutory body which hears appeals against decisions of the Commissioner of Valuation on the valuation and re-valuation of commercial properties for rating purposes under the Valuation Act 2001.  It also hears appeals made by owners of derelict sites against the determination by local Authorities of the market values of those sites under the Derelict Sites Act 1990.

 

He is a member of the Dispute Resolution Committee of the Residential Tenancies Board.

 

He specialises in Landlord and Tenant matters, particularly pertaining to retail property and regularly act as an expert witness before the courts. He also acts as an Arbitrator and Independent Expert in rent reviews.

His clients include broad range of landlords and occupiers including individual and institutional owners and single, national and multinational tenant occupiers. 

Hugh Markey FRICS FSCSI

087 254 1112 | Hugh.Markey@qre.ie
Consultant

Sarah Byrne MRICS MSCSI
Associate

Sarah Byrne joined QRE in 2018 and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Property Studies from Dublin Institute of Technology. She is a Qualified Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Sarah has over 9 years’ experience in the property industry having worked with our Sister company BidX1 for almost three years and CME Auctioneers prior to that. Her areas of expertise include residential sales, valuations and appraisals, residential lettings, commercial lettings and auctions (both online and in room). Sarah has also taken part in large valuation projects of residential properties across the country.

Sarah Byrne MRICS MSCSI

085 8400799 | sarah.byrne@qre.ie
Associate

Brian Kelly
Surveyor

Brian has over 10 year's property experience in both the commercial and residential property markets. Brian has recently joined the sales and lettings team after spending the past 3 years working with QRE in the Professional Advisory Department.

 

Brian brings a proven track record as a professional property advisor having provided strategic property advice to the top 5 accounting firms, Government Bodies and private clients.

Brian Kelly

087 3374933 | brian.kelly@qre.ie
Surveyor

Orla Keenan
Office Manager

Orla has 14 years’ experience in the property industry in Commercial Relocations, largely within Financial and Utility organisations, with expertise in project management and the delivery of full life-cycle projects. Orla holds a Professional Diploma in Project Management, an International Bachelor of Arts and is Prince 2 Practitioner certified. Orla is Office Manager for the Sales, Leasing, Advisory, Valuations, Tenant and Investor Rep teams.

Orla Keenan

087 2166120 | orla.keenan@qre.ie
Office Manager

Timothy Jordan MRICS MSCSI
Senior Surveyor

Timothy joined the QRE team after graduating from Ulster University in 2018 with a BSc (Hons) degree in Property Investment, Appraisal and Development. Timothy works within the Valuation and Advisory department specialising in valuations of commercial property and development land and for lending institutions as well as private clients.

Timothy Jordan MRICS MSCSI

087 6521966 | Timothy.Jordan@qre.ie
Senior Surveyor

Laura Turley MRICS MSCSI
Senior Surveyor

Laura Turley joined QRE in 2021 as a Senior Surveyor and works within the Valuation and Advisory Team. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Property Studies from Dublin Institute of Technology. Laura is a Qualified Chartered Surveyor, a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is also a Registered Valuer.

 

Laura has over 8 years’ experience in the property industry having worked with Cushman and Wakefield and BNP Paribas Real Estate. Her areas of expertise include specialising in valuations of commercial property, development land and residential property for lending institutions as well as private clients.

Laura Turley MRICS MSCSI

087 2820007 | laura.turley@qre.ie
Senior Surveyor

Colleen O Rahilly SCSI RICS
Senior Surveyor

Colleen has over 15 years’ experience in both the residential and commercial property markets. She is an associate member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Colleen started her property career in Residential and moved to Commercial in 2014. She has worked in both Commercial agency and valuations and has assisted in numerous portfolio valuation projects along with large asset disposals for key clients. 

Colleen O Rahilly SCSI RICS

087 9247673 | colleen.orahilly@qre.ie
Senior Surveyor

David Clancy MSCSI MRICS
Director – Area South West

David joined QRE in March 2021 and holds a BSC in Property Valuation and Management from the Limerick Institute of Technology and a Masters in Finance from University of Limerick. He is a Chartered Surveyor with the SCSI and RICS and is a Registered Valuer.

 

 

David has over 15 years experience in commercial property having worked previously in CBRE, DTZ and Kelly Walsh. His particular area of expertise is Red Book Valuations and has experience in all asset classes. His clients include all the main financial institutions and various funds.

David Clancy MSCSI MRICS

087 3528913 | david.clancy@qre.ie
Director – Area South West

David O Malley MRICS MSCSI
Divisional Director

David has 18 years’ experience in commercial property and has worked with some of Ireland’s leading institutions, developers, Banks and funds. As Divisional Director of the Agency Division at QRE he advises landlords and tenants on all aspects of office leasing and acquisition.

 

He has a wide range of experience across multiple market sectors having worked in Commercial Agency, Professional Services and Asset Management before specialising in office in 2015, during which time David has been responsible for developing lease and sales strategies for the marketing and acquisition of some of Dublin’s highest profile office schemes. 

David O Malley MRICS MSCSI

0868579209 | david.omalley@qre.ie
Divisional Director

Jonathan Hillyer MRICS MSCSI
Investment & Advisory

Jonathan has 20 years’ experience in the Irish commercial property market. He is a recognised expert in the Irish investment market for both selling but more commonly advising on the purchase of Irish real estate for Irish & Offshore clients. He has been behind involved some of the most high profile transactions in the state including recently St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Tesco Distribution facility, Donabate & La Touche House, IFSC. Clients include Irish Life, Friends First, Credit Suisse, Doric & Corum.

Jonathan Hillyer MRICS MSCSI

086 0677747 | jonathan.hillyer@qre.ie
Investment & Advisory

Stephen Mellon MRICS MSCSI

083 473 9668 | stephen.mellon@qre.ie
Senior Surveyor