CBGA was founded in 1989 and Robson Associates in 1993.
In January 2013, the firms merged to become CBGA Robson.
In January 2013, the firms merged to become CBGA Robson.
CBGA quickly established itself as 'the small company with the big reputation'. This reputation for punching above its weight continues today. Innovation and lateral thinking have been key to this success. A no-nonsense common sense approach helps too, and a willingness to try a new way of doing things.
Robson Property Management was established in 1993. Initially, it managed both residential and commercial property, but had moved exclusively to commercial property within a few years. The focus was on bringing increased professionalism to property management, by introducing rigour and discipline to the process, and offering access through affiliated companies to Health and Safety, and Facilities Management.
CHRIS ADAMS Partner
Before founding CBGA with Peter Bellman, Chris was a partner at Allsop and Co, which he joined from P&O.
Having worked as both principal and advisor, Chris has accumulated a wealth of experience over 30 years in changing market conditions, and has in depth knowledge of all parts of the UK market. There aren't many towns he hasn't visited.
Chris has forged a reputation for offering clear, honest, personal advice in a fast changing market. He likes to work with people and has an aptitude for organisation and problem solving.
T: 0207 317 6283
M: 07887 663 334
NICK richards partner
Nick began his career at Allsop and Co in 1985 becoming a partner in 1990. Nick joined his former Allsop colleagues at CBGA in 1996.
He has built a reputation for consistent and reliable delivery of client's requirements and his instinctive approach to deal making is well respected.
Career landmarks include buying 400 Lloyds Bank sale and leasebacks, the purchase of Devonshire House, as well as City landmarks such as No 1, Poultry and Cannon Bridge House.
Nick is a shrewd negotiator specialising in acting for investors that value confidentiality and prefer to stay out of the limelight.
T: 0207 317 6286
M: 07768 518 248
TOM MARSDEN INVESTMENT
Tom graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2015 with a degree in Chemical Engineering and is currently undertaking a RICS accredited Property Finance MSc at the University of Westminster, due to graduate in 2018.
He joined the investment team in September 2017 and is looking forward to completing his APC.
T: 0207 317 6284
M: 07846 899 250
PETER BELLMAN PARTNER
Peter is the Managing Director of CBGA Robson. He established CBGA in 1989, following 14 years as an equity partner at Allsop & Co.
He was instrumental in the merger with Robson Property Management and now overseas the management section of the business which manages £3billion worth of assets.
With over 40 years’ experience, he has an excellent knowledge of the investment market and with this market knowledge, Peter now focuses on strategic asset management advice to clients and handles multi-let offices, shopping centres, multi-industrial estates, together with high street retail and the health sector.
Peter has a good working knowledge of property in Germany and provides both asset management and investment advice to UK clients with German property holdings.
T: 0207 317 6285
M: 07860 839 966
richard turner Partner
Richard joined Robson Associates from Jones Lang LaSalle in 2005 to establish a Birmingham office.
Richard has a particular flair for managing extensive property portfolios nationwide and works alongside his clients in the due diligence process for both acquisition and disposal. His strength of knowledge with asset management has helped developers in respect of lease structuring and management company set-ups.
Richard continues to act as client manager for Prologis, Goldman Sachs, Benson Elliot and Regus.
T: 0121 262 6830
M: 07917 530 666
eirik robson Partner
Eirik's first job in property was with WH Brown, in the buildings and valuations department, which he joined in 1980. From there, he rose to bigger and better things, including partnership at Sky Group, which covered all aspects of property: investment, development and management.
In 1993, Eirik founded Robson Associates, to specialise in property management. In 2004 Eirik took on his first German client. More were to follow, as Eirik developed a partnership with a German mangement company.
Since the merger with CBGA, Eirik has continued to manage the German and Swiss client base, in addition to existing clients and attracting new business.
T: 0207 495 6838
M: 07771 788 875
Rob goodall PARTNER
Rob studied architecture at university and following his degree he became involved in the telecoms 3G boom by becoming an Acquisitions Surveyor in 2000.
Furthering his education, he studied for a Post Graduate Diploma in Real Estate and Management which led him to a position in 2002 in the Retail Asset Management department of Donaldsons, managing a portfolio of shopping centers around the UK. Having completed his MRICS qualification, Rob stayed on for a further 12 months following the merger with DTZ and then joined Robson Associates in 2008 managing a portfolio of commercial properties.
Rob's knowledge of Management and Construction are a great asset to the company and he continues to build on these strengths.
T: 0121 262 6831
M: 07826 912 625
Colin MCPHEE Partner
Colin's career in property began in 1986, in the investment department of regional firm WH Brown. A spell at Strutt and Parker's agency and management department was followed by a year of selling police stations, before Colin's career took a more conventional management path via Drivers Jonas and Hill Samuel to Kings Sturge, where he stayed for 7 years, becoming a partner in 2001.
In 2003, Colin was persuaded to join Eirik at Robson Associates.
Colin brings his creative design background to bear on the properties he manages, focusing on improvements and innovation.
T: 0207 495 6838
M: 07793 838 261
martin oakes management
Following his RICS Qualification in 1998 Martin has enjoyed roles in both private practice and operational companies. This has included Orange Telecom and then NCP where he managed both their operational and sub-let portfolio throughout the Midlands and South West. Following this Martin moved into an advisory role at GVA where he was responsible for office, retail and mixed use instructions around the country.
Martin joined CBGA Robson LLP in July 2013 and has responsibility for a wide range of property assets including a large portfolio of retail parks located across the country and high profile city centre office buildings.
T: 0121 262 6832
M: 07876 883 859
Accounts & Personnel
Jordan McKerron Partner
Jordan has a wealth of experience from all sectors of the market, he has worked for BNP Paribas and GVA on the agent side and IM properties on the Client side.
He is a CIMA qualified management accountant and in his spare time enjoys Cycling and travelling the world one country at a time.
As the director of finance Jordan is ensuring the business is moving forward and up to date with the current industry trends and procedures.
T: 0121 262 6835
M: 07464 498 898
Liam Thompson Accounts
Liam joined our Birmingham office in November 2015 as our first ever apprentice and has recently completed his AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting.
His job role within the company covers various accounts based activities such as property client accountant and purchase ledger across a large portfolio of clients.
Outside of work Liam likes to keep active, enjoys time spent with friends and family and has a keen interest in business and finance.
T: 0121 262 6836
Raj Pal ACCOUNTS
Raj joined our Birmingham office in February 2019, bringing with him 22 years of experience within the property sector, having predominantly worked for GVA and BNP Paribas Real Estate.
As well as managing his own portfolio of clients, Raj supports the finance partner as a senior client account dealing with the new RICS professional statement to ensure compliance.
In his spare time, Raj enjoys cooking, family time and socialising with friends.
T: 0121 262 6837
jane johnston Accounts
Jane Johnston is our accountant handling the company’s corporate accounts and also property accountant for some private clients.
Jane has experience not only in the property sector but also in the shipping and oil industry. She worked for 10 years at Azier Limited who were Financial Agents for overseas investors in the UK commercial property market.
Jane is married to an opera singer and has two children. She enjoys music, theatre and walking holidays.
T: 0207 317 6600
Bridget simpson Accounts
Bridget has 25 years’ experience in commercial property management having worked at Jones Lang LaSalle and BNP Paribas. Whilst at Jones Lang LaSalle she went on secondment to Bank of America working with the Bank of America Corporate Real Estate department setting up the UK facilities management.
She joined us in December 2006 and handles all aspects of property accounting for her portfolio of private clients.
T: 0207 317 6602
Hannah richardson ACCOUNTS
Hannah joined CBGA in August 2018 and works within accounts receivable. She also helps out processing invoices for accounts payable.
She has achieved a distinction at AAT level 3.
Outside work she enjoys spending time with her horse and playing flute, piano and guitar
matt hawkins Accounts
Matt is responsible for managing the Credit Control function across all our Property Management instructions, as well as the complete accounting role for his own portfolio of clients
Having previously worked at BNP Paribas Real Estate and GVA, Matt uses his experience to maintain impressive collection statistics, and assist clients with more complicated debt collection issues
T: 0121 236 3326
Tracy nugent Accounts
Tracy Nugent is a Property Accountant who has been with the London office since 2005.
She has worked on the Danish partnerships portfolio in Azier a portfolio of properties for our Birmingham office, ran the accounts for Care FM and RM Risk Management for 8 years and now has nearly 30 service charge clients.
In her spare time Tracy is an avid reader and loves classic movies.
T: 0207 317 6601