Real Estate Finance & Investment

"Shaping future candidates accordingly. I will be using again.”

Associate Director, Building Consultancy

Introducing the Real Estate Finance and Investment team

GKR’s Finance and Investment Division is comprised of a specialist team placing individuals across development, investment, funds and advisory across the globe. With over 15 years’ experience within real estate finance recruitment and other property related sectors, GKR has a wealth of knowledge to enable us in supporting our client’s talent requirements and candidates job search.

Our Finance Clients

Investment and Asset Team – Exclusive & Retained

  • GKR were mandated to build out a real estate direct investments team for a well know private equity and credit.
  • This this team had to have a very specific background and experience and we build out a story and understand in depth the business plan the client was looking to deploy so we could relay that clearly to market.
  • The search required extensive market mapping and in-depth use of our network and market knowledge.
  • The process was extensive however the client is very happy with the team and we are working on further additions

Real Estate Private Equity Fund

Finance Director - Exclusive Search

  • After successfully placing a senior analyst with this client we were soon tasked with finding a Finance Director for this new venture
  • This business had successfully raised institutional capital and required the right person to build out a finance function, for which GKR advised what a best in class background would be.
  • This was an exclusive search which we were able to turn around a shortlist quickly clients request and secure someone in the role within six weeks of starting the mandate.

Real Estate Development Lender & Joint Venture Investor

Investment Team – Exclusive Search

  • GKR over the last two years has been working with one of the fastest growing BTR Investors and Developers building out their investment team (Five People).
  • The client has used GKR exclusively to build out its investment which has enabled the client to reach over £1bn in development pipeline.
  • All the searches have used our excellent reach though our strong name on key platforms such as LinkedIn and our Website as well head hunting.

Build to Rent Investor & Developer

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Our dedicated team specialises in connecting exceptional talent with dynamic roles across the financial spectrum of the real estate industry. Whether you're a seasoned professional or an aspiring candidate, discover a range of positions including real estate finance analysts, investment managers, and financial strategists.

We curate opportunities that align with your expertise and career goals within real estate finance and investment. From residential and commercial property portfolios to groundbreaking development projects, our roles span the breadth of the industry, offering a chance to be at the forefront of financial innovation within real estate.

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Common Finance and Investment Questions

We specialise in recruiting for a variety of roles, including real estate finance analysts, investment managers, financial strategists, and more within the dynamic field of real estate finance and investment.

Our team are always available to discuss changing trends; currently, the market is showing increased demand for professionals with expertise in data analytics, financial modelling, and sustainable investment practices within the real estate sector.

Enhance your resume by emphasising quantitative skills, experience with real estate financial modelling, and any certifications relevant to real estate finance. Showcase your ability to analyse and strategise within the complex landscape of real estate investments.

Career paths often begin with roles such as real estate finance analysts, advancing to investment management, financial strategy, and even executive positions. We provide personalised guidance based on your career aspirations within real estate finance and investment.

Timelines vary, but we aim for an efficient process. From initial contact to final interviews, the recruitment process typically takes three to six weeks, ensuring thorough assessments and informed client decisions for real estate finance and investment roles.

Meet the finance and investment team:

Anu Deb Anu Deb
Joined November 2014

Anu Deb

Tastefully designed with sophisticated interior features.

Anu joined GKR in 2014 with an ambition to help expand the office support division of GKR; coming from property herself Anu grasped the market quickly and now works with all of London’s biggest and most successful property brands. With a family history in catering, it’s no wonder Anu is quite the chef herself. 

Grant Kaveney Grant Kaveney
Founding Director
Joined July 2010

Grant Kaveney

Boasting an enviable position and state-of-the-art outdoor braai.  

In 2010, it was the right time for Grant embark on his own adventure after helping scale a recruitment business from South Africa. Biltong is almost always the answer; he makes his very own for the team and it's not to be missed! An avid fisherman, Liverpool supporter, proud South-African and strangely capable beatboxer - watch out Ed Sheeran!

We specialise in five key sectors

  • Commercial

    The commercial team provide permanent and contract services to leading property and construction consultancies in the Private & Public Sectors as well as developers, banks and funds.

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  • Residential

    With experienced consultants and ex-property professionals in one team, they are market experts working with High Street Agents, Corporate giants, Developers and Investment Agencies.

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  • Property Management & Office Support

    With first-hand experience in both roles, we represent Managing Agents, Facilities Services, High Street Agents, Student Accommodation providers, Investment Funds, Interiors & Design practices supplying property management and office support functions.

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  • Built Environment

    The team have worked hard to develop long standing relationships with practices ranging in size, niche and specialism throughout the design and build industry delivering both permanent and professional interim/contract solutions.

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  • Finance & Investment

    Our finance division is comprised of a specialist team placing individuals across development, investment, funds and advisory across the UK and Europe. Our clients span Finance & Accountancy, Private Equity, Debt, Property Companies, REIT’s and Advisory from Analyst to Director/Partner level.

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