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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dillon joined the QRE team in October 2020 and has a MSc (Hons) degree in Real Estate from the Technological University of Dublin. Dillon works within the Valuation and Advisory department specialising in valuations of commercial property and development land and for lending institutions and private clients.
Eoin is an associate member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors has over 10 years’ experience in the property industry. Eoin gained international experience working as a real estate agent in New York and previously worked with KMPM and Savills. His areas of expertise include residential sales, appraisals, residential and commercial lettings and property management. Eoin prides himself in providing clients with strategic advice, market analysis and great adaptability. Eoin is a keen negotiator with a track record on delivering successful results for clients.