MEET THE TEAM

John Collier-Wright

Founder & Managing Director

 

  +44 (0) 20 7493 5757
  john@jrcapitalgroup.com

 

John established the Company following a 15 year career as an Investment Banker working for HSBC Investment Bank and Barclays Wealth in London where he held senior management positions responsible for marketing the Middle East and specialised in the UK property sector.

Fluent in Arabic, a speaker of Spanish, Italian and French, he has lived and travelled extensively throughout the region and has built up a large network of high level institutional and private clients in the Middle East over the past 25 years.

A seasoned deal maker John has completed numerous high profile deals in his career to date, including the sale and structuring of Riverlight (www.riverlightlondon.com) purchased by Berkeley Homes with a current Gross Development Value (GDV) of over £1 billion.

John heads up the team and takes overall responsibility for investment strategy.

Michael Ferris

Head of Investment

 

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8031
  +44 (0) 7881 622 590
  michael@jrcapitalgroup.com

 

Michael helped to establish the business following a career in Investment Banking with John at HSBC Investment Bank and Barclays in London. Michael shares responsibility for the day to day running of the business with John and Philip . With a strong focus towards property over the years Michael manages our property trading, development and investment business including sourcing, acquiring and managing deals directly and with together joint venture partners.

Michael has experience of investing across all major asset classes. Past transactions include the off market acquisition of The Leinster Inn Hotel in Bayswater and the acquisition of Westbourne House on Westbourne Grove, both development sites which combined had a GDV of over £120 million. In addition, Michael has transacted over £500m of commercial investment property across the UK and over £100m of residential investment property across London and the South East. Michael has established a number of closed ended funds and syndicated investment structures and sits on the board of our asset holding companies.

Philip Carroll

Head of Private Clients

 

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8032
  +44 (0) 7736 740 770
  philip@jrcapitalgroup.com

 

Philip joined the team from HSBC Private Bank where he spent 15 years as a Senior Relationship Manager covering the Middle East. Philip is responsible for Private Client and Banking Services, specialising in advising families on the structuring and management of their UK affairs and has been responsible for over £250 million worth of transactions in recent years.

Recent significant transactions include the structuring and refinancing of a Central London £25 million residential loan portfolio in Regents Park, a EUR10 million financing package on the French Cote d’Azure and the US$7 million equity release of a contemporary art portfolio arranged through a New York financial institution.

Michael Soetan

Asset Manager

 

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8038
  +44 (0) 7766 133 130
  soetanm@jrcapitalgroup.com

 

Michael is an Asset Manager working on our long income commercial property portfolio. Michael joined the team in 2021, bringing with him three years of experience in commercial property. Most recently Michael worked at Cushman & Wakefield across their Global Occupier Services, National Leasing (Retail) and Development consultancy teams.

Eliane Collier-Wright

Property Management

 

  +44 (0) 20 7493 5757
  eliane@jrcapitalpm.com

 

Eliane spent 15 years working for the U.S Investment Bank Bear Stearns where she headed up the Equity Syndicate Desk of the Capital Markets Division. She was involved in allocating over US$100 billion of IPO’s and secondary offerings to Institutions in the U.K and Europe, including the IPO’s of J.Crew and Avis Group.

Fluent in Italian, French and German she has lived and worked extensively across Europe and the Middle East. Eliane runs the Property Management business which she has successfully grown to encompass over 400 units across the United Kingdom and Germany.

Hebbe Murad

Property Management

 

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8034
  hebbe@jrcapitalpm.com

 

Hebbe joined the team in 2018, following the completion of her degree in Accounting and Finance.

Fluent in Arabic and Kurdish, Hebbe works extensively with JR Capital’s high net worth international investors ensuring smooth delivery of our Vacant Services.

Alastair Cowen

Property Management

 

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8034
  alastair@jrcapitalpm.com

 

Alastair joined the team in 2021, bringing wide ranging experience of managing a variety of both rental properties and vacant properties across London and the Home Counties. Alastair, who has a BSc (Hons) from the University of Liverpool and a Propertymark Level 3 Award in Residential Letting and Property Management, also has extensive experience of Customer Service and Sales.

He works with our overseas clients on the management of their properties in Central London.

 

Grace White

Property Management

 

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8039
  grace@jrcapitalpm.com

 

Grace joined the team in March 2022, following over 10 years of experience in lettings and property management where Grace managed four different branches across south west London. Grace works extensively with JR Capital’s high net worth international investors ensuring smooth delivery of our rental portfolio.