David joined Mark Liell & Son in 1990, following experience in the commercial surveying sector at Bernard Thorpe & Partners, Nelson Bakewell Ltd and J Sainsbury plc during the 1980’s.
He became Senior Partner in 1999, and now has an established track record in the development sector advising a variety of landowners, commercial and residential developers and investors on major development proposals and commercial investment opportunities.
Dave is a larger than life sporting ‘icon’, happy to attend any social gathering with a copious supply of business cards to hand.
Sarah joined Mark Liell & Son in 2003. She previously worked at CB Richard Ellis for 10 years in the Portfolio Investment department where she was responsible for the asset management of a number of pension funds’ property portfolios.
At Mark Liell & Son she heads up the Property Management Department acting on behalf of major retail and property investor clients, and also undertakes lettings and disposals.
Sarah may be spotted on the slopes or in a boat on the North Norfolk Coast, but rarely in the kitchen.
Laurence joined Mark Liell & Son in 2022. For 6 and a half years he managed a large portfolio of commercial properties on behalf of institutional investors at Workman LLP. Laurence qualified in 2018 following the completion of his Postgraduate MSc Real Estate from the University College of Estate Management and is now a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Laurence now operates within the Property Management Department at Mark Liell as well as assisting with the advisory and transactional side of the business.
Outside of work he enjoys travelling the UK for walks or abroad to watch Ferrari attempt to regain their former glory in Formula 1.
Wendy first joined Mark Liell in 1993 having previously worked for County Natwest in Unit Trust Financial Accounting, she had a brief interval where she worked at Unit Trust Accounting at ING Baring but simply had to return to Mark Liell in 2003 where she remains today.
Wendy’s vital role at Mark Liell is being responsible for all of the Accounts Financial Administration for both Mark Liell Company Accounts and also the Client Property Management Accounting. She is very gifted with numbers and we are very fortunate to have her attributes in our team.
Outside of the office, Wendy is a keen gardener, enjoys reading, but most importantly, adores spending time with her beautiful dog Bilko, who is the 7th Bulldog she’s owned in 30 years!
Sophie joined Mark Liell in 2021. She previously worked for Cheffins, for over 10 years, a market leading firm of property advisors, estate agents and auctioneers who operate across the Mid-Anglia region.
Sophie’s main role at Mark Liell is in assisting Sarah on the property management of the Firm’s expanding UK clients’ institutional portfolios, as well as marketing properties (to lease) and overseeing the promotional and online marketing activities of Mark Liell.
At home, she enjoys cooking, running around after her young son, long country walks and trips to the seaside with her family and her dog, Darcie! Her bubbly personality means the office is never quiet!
Caroline joined Mark Liell & Son in 2021. She previously worked at Strutt & Parker in Cambridge for nearly 17 years in the Land Management Department assisting the team in Estate Management & Consultancy advice.
Caroline undertakes the office administration and is Personal Assistant to the Surveyor team at Mark Liell & Son, bringing her excellent organisational and proactive skills to the fore to keep the office shipshape.
In her spare time, she likes watching Manchester United, reading, gardening and looking after her two grandsons, who certainly keep her on her toes!
Ian has many years’ experience principally in the development sector at British Rail Property Board, J Sainsbury plc, Arlington Securities plc and The Burwood House Group.
He joined Mark Liell & Son in 1995 and has an established track record in the development sector providing advice on the acquisition and disposal of development land to retailers, commercial and residential developers and sheltered housing operators.
Ian is a previous Wimbledon contender and long-suffering Canaries supporter, with multi-lingual ambitions.
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