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James A Baker is pleased to announce several promotions and new appointments across the company’s four offices with effect from 1st May 2017. The promotions reflect the hard work and results of the team over the last few years.

Most of the group of maturing surveyors have been with the company for around 4 years from placement students to qualified Chartered Surveyors.

James Peet BSc(Hons) MRICS is an experienced licensed and leisure property specialist who joined the company from Marston’s Plc. He is promoted to Senior Associate Director based in the Birmingham office but with national responsibilities.
He has brought considerable specialist experience with him providing an emphasis on professional work across the country. He also has experience of estate management and the development of under-performing assets.

Matt Whiteley BSc (Hons) MRICS started his placement year from Northumbria University with the company in Leeds in 2012 and moved to the newly opened Birmingham office as part of his year’s experience. He is promoted to Associate Director and is based at the Birmingham office. He has made great inroads into the Midlands agency market and more recently has been responsible for estate management projects for several corporate clients dealing with professional, agency and development opportunities.

Billy Rayner BSc(Hons) has also come through the ranks from placement student to Associate Director in the Leeds office. He has shown flair and commitment in developing the business over the last 4 years in the North working closely with George Walker, Director.  He has established a strong agency network throughout the region and has been involved in several high profile sales including the sale of the Loch Fyne restaurants in Sheffield and Leeds. Billy assumes responsibility for the running and development of the Leeds office very ably supported by Jane Golisti.

Jack Sinclair BSc (Hons) MRICS is another successful former placement student who has been with the company for around 4 years principally dealing with agency around the South West for numerous corporate clients. More recently he has become involved with undertaking professional rent reviews on pubs and bars and restaurants on the high street. He is promoted to Associate Director and is also based in the Birmingham office.

At the same time as these promotions the company has also taken on 2 new recruits and a placement student for the Leeds office.

Amy  Potter BSc (Hons) joins the Birmingham office as a graduate surveyor having successfully completed the Real Estate degree  at UWE, Bristol. She  is currently involved in estate management and acquisition projects.

Molly Austin joins the Bath office from Andrews Estate Agents and will work on agency in the South West assisting Charlie Noad. 
Charlie Newton will join the company in June as a property placement student from Sheffield Hallam University and will assist Billy Rayner and Jane Golisti throughout the North.

Viney Ltd trading as James A Baker, Registered Office, The Bank, 18 Newbridge Road, Bath, BA1 3JX
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