Rhodri Davies. Credit: CBRE

CBRE hires trio of Senior Retail Experts

CBRE has announced the appointment of three senior hires in its UK Retail team.

Martin Supple will join the firm as an Executive Director, Head of Out-of-Town Retail. He joins from Cushman & Wakefield where he has spent the last 13 years leading the UK Out-of-Town retail team, and most recently as joint head of EMEA Out-of-Town retail. Martin has more than 30 years’ experience in the retail sector with a substantial client network including major retailers and landlords such as B&Q, Morrisons, IKEA, Land Sec, and ASi.

In addition, Russell Homer will join CBRE as a Senior Director to also drive growth in the Out-of-Town retail sector. He joins from Cushman & Wakefield where he has spent the last eight years, specializing in retail park asset management. Russell has worked with clients including Threadneedle, Land Sec, and Aviva.

The team will also welcome Drew Moore as an Executive Director in its UK Retail Investment team. Drew joins CBRE from JLL where has been since 2020. He is a former equity partner of Wilkinson Williams and has over 25 years’ experience in the retail investment and development business. He has worked on some of the largest retail warehousing transactions with clients such as Pillar, LIM, B,L and Delancey.

These appointments follow a series of key hires in CBRE’s UK retail team, including Andrew Hulme, who joined CBRE last year to lead the national retail investment team, as well as the recent appointment of Richard Bashford, who has also joined the national retail investment team.

Rhodri Davies, Head of UK Retail at CBRE said: “Bringing this group of high caliber individuals together, who have cemented fantastic relationships with both investors and occupiers, is what our clients expect from us at CBRE. We are extremely excited about what the future holds for the retail sector and what these individuals can add to both the business and our clients.”

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