David Perry

David Perry

Scope of Service Experience David Perry, Vice President of NAI EMEA, is responsible for implementing NAI's expansion into the key EMEA markets, as well as managing, promoting and coordinating activities for NAI offices located throughout the region. Education David Perry is a graduate of Bristol University (BA), and speaks fluent German and some French. Background & Experience Having previously been an equity partner of the international property consultancy, Gooch & Wagstaff, and with some 35 years' experience in all aspects of European commercial real estate, David Perry joined NAI in 1997. He has been responsible for developing the network across EMEA and NAI is currently represented by some 75 offices employing 1,000 staff in 25 countries in the region, together with a significant number of preferred service providers in the remaining markets. The collective turnover (fee income) from the European offices is approximately €200m p.a. The EMEA group is actively working for a number of multinational companies, including: Bombardier, Dow Jones, Gillette, Progress Software, Merck, Hertz, Dawnay Day and Teesland IOG. Professional Affiliations & Designations Corenet Significant Transactions Prior to joining NAI, Mr. Perry was a long-standing Equity Partner with the London-based firm of international property consultants, Gooch & Wagstaff, a firm he initially joined in 1977 as Managing Director of its German operations in Frankfurt. He transferred to the UK headquarters of Gooch & Wagstaff in 1982 as a partner in the Investment Department. During this period, he remained responsible for the German offices in Frankfurt and, latterly, Berlin. Notable activities at Gooch & Wagstaff included the acquisition/project management/letting & management of a series of office and shopping centre developments for Ariel Developments, a UK-based, international development company; portfolio valuations for a number of property companies and institutions; the acquisition of UK office investments totaling more than $300 million on behalf of German investors; the financial project management of The Pavilions, a major Birmingham city centre shopping centre development for Royal Insurance; advice on, and the preparation of detailed development appraisals for a City of London office development comprising 1.5 million square feet on behalf of a UK institution, Provident Mutual; as well as advising a substantial British public company, Laporte PLC, regarding the design and financing aspects of a retail warehouse park. During the mid-1970's, Mr. Perry was the Managing Director of the German subsidiary of Miller Buckley, based in Munich, where he was responsible for a number of office developments in the principal German cities. Earlier, he was employed by Richard Ellis, first in Paris as Assistant to the Senior Partner advising UK developers on projects in France, and later, opening the firm's Frankfurt office and becoming Managing Director of Richard Ellis Germany.


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