deverellsmith has completed a senior hire – Donal Courtney – who is the appointed Multifamily Specialist for Quintain Ireland. The search was facilitated by deverellsmith Manager of Investment, Hannah Taylor, during the initial nationwide 2020 lockdown. Hannah manages the investment division across Europe – responsible for group strategy, catering for senior and executive leadership appointments.
Courtney joins Quintain following two years exclusively advising on PRS/Build to Rent development and investment. He is a qualified accountant and surveyor owning six years’ experience with KPMG and Knight Frank.
“We are delighted to have Donal join the team. I’m happy to say that this skillset is difficult to find in the market because it is a shallow pool and we were delighted with deverellsmith’s assistance and commitment in finding the right person for us.”Michael Hynes, Managing Partner, Quintain Ireland
Along with the Quintain team, Courtney will work directly on the development sites – to create best in class Build to Rent property operations, Build to Rent products across the existing portfolio and to deliver ground-breaking developments.
“I am excited to join the talented Quintain team and eager to begin working to deliver the firms large-scale residential developments.”Donal Courtney, Multifamily Specialist, Quintain Ireland
deverellsmith work in partnership with the international real estate industry to optimise human performance, offering experience and insight through their strategic consultancy and international network. Hannah’s team delivers recruitment and strategic consultancy across investment in the Build to Rent sector within the UK and Europe, working in conjunction with deverellsmith’s US offices to expand the transatlantic multifamily offering.