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John Carolan takes the helm at Connells Asset Management

20 September 2010

The Connells Group is pleased to announce it has appointed John Carolan as Managing Director of Connells Asset Management (CAM), effective immediately. John takes up the role after nearly ten years with Connells, most recently as Managing Director of TM Group*, one of the UK’s largest property search companies.

John brings over 35 years experience, virtually all in the asset management field, to his new role. In addition to the valuation and disposal of residential property, he has extensive knowledge of lettings and property management.

“I am delighted to continue my career with Connells as head of its asset management business,” says John. “Connells is one of the UK’s largest providers of outsourced property sales management acting for a significant number of high profile mortgage lenders, new homes developers, portfolio managers and corporate institutions. I am looking forward to continuing this work and building upon Connells’ reputation for high-quality service across the industry.”

Commenting on the appointment Connells Group Chief Executive David Livesey says: “John’s long and outstanding track record in the asset management business made him the obvious choice for Managing Director of CAM. I am delighted that we have been able to secure someone of John’s calibre and proven reputation to help develop all areas of the business to ensure it delivers a first class customer service whilst moving it on to the next level.”

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Further information

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Notes to editors:

* The TM Group is part-owned by The Connells Group

About the Connells Group:
Founded in 1936 and comprising of 464 branches nationwide, the industry-leading Connells Group is the second largest and most profitable UK estate agency network. Last year, the Group generated £54.2 million in pre-tax profits making it the most successful estate agency group in the UK. In addition to operating under the Connells brand, the Group trades under other well-known local names including Allen & Harris, Bagshaws Residential, Barnard Marcus, Brown & Merry, Fox & Sons, Jones & Chapman, Manners & Harrison, Roger Platt, Shipways, Swetenhams, William H Brown, Sharman Quinney and Pattison Lane.

As well as residential property sales and lettings, the Group has a comprehensive range of B2C and B2B services including new homes, mortgage services, conveyancing, EPCs, surveying, corporate lettings, asset management, land & planning, LPA receivers, auctions and relocations.

The Connells Group is consistently named Best Large Estate Agency at the Estate Agency of the Year awards, winning the top prize for four of the past six years. It is also highly acclaimed in the New Homes category, winning Gold five times in the last six years, and in the Financial Services category for which it currently holds the Gold prize. For more information, please visit

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