New head of Leeds office for CBRE

Richard Bamford has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Leeds office of global real estate advisor, CBRE.

He replaces outgoing MD Richard Sunderland, who is retiring after twelve years as head of the office.

Mr Bamford has spent the last twenty-five years with the firm, the last decade of which as Head of Building Consultancy for National Offices.

“After more than two decades with CBRE, predominantly based in Leeds, I am looking forward to taking the Leeds business forward and to realising our continued growth ambitions,” he said.

He added: “There are many exciting opportunities in the built environment, both in the city and in the surrounding region and, with the scale of CBRE and its network behind us, we are well placed to create best advantage from this for our clients.”

John Ogden, Managing Director of CBRE North, said: “I am looking forward to working more closely with Richard in continuing to develop a holistic offering for our clients in Northern England, serviced from our teams working between the Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool offices.”