Ballymore Asset Management Limited (BAML), the asset management arm of international property development company, Ballymore has appointed Tony Hymers as Managing Director and Ross McCaskill as Finance Director.
Tony Hymers (pictured left) joins from Burlington Estates, the award-winning property management services company based in Mayfair, which he co-founded in 2012. He is a Chartered Surveyor, Fellow of RICS and has over 25 years’ experience in the industry.
Tony started his career working in the commercial departments of housing associations, undertaking leasehold management, commercial management and PRS. He moved to the private sector in 2010 and started working for Marr-Johnson & Stevens LLP as their Head of Property Management. With a fellow director he undertook a management buy-out of the block management section in 2012 and founded Burlington Estates.
In addition, Tony acted as Chair of The Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA) from October 2018 until September 2020.In his new role, Tony will focus on driving high standards across the service and making changes that will have a direct and positive impact for both customers and employees.
Ross McCaskill (pictured right) joins BAML as Finance Director. His experience includes real estate investment, development and asset management in addition to accounting and taxation within the property and the professional services industries.
He was previously Chief Operating Officer at Ekistics Property Advisors LLP, a pan-European real estate private equity fund advisory business. Prior to that he spent 10 years at The Conygar Investment Company PLC. He has also spent time at Prestbury Investment Holdings and Dixon Wilson Chartered Accountants.
Ross is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is the Chair of OxRES, the Oxford Real Estate Society, which hosts industry and career-related events with the aim of promoting the property industry to students and alumni of the University of Oxford.
In his new role, Ross will lead the finance function of BAML ensuring the company provides a best-in-class property management service to the freeholders and leaseholders at its London developments.
Tony Hymers, BAML Managing Director, said: “It is an honour to be joining Ballymore Asset Management Limited. This is an exciting time for the business and I look forward to taking on a new challenge. I will seek to build on the good work done so far, applying my extensive experience in property management to take the service to new heights.”
Ross McCaskill, BAML Finance Director, said: “I am delighted to join Ballymore Asset Management Limited as Finance Director and I look forward to working with the team to ensure that we provide a high-quality service to our customers. The Ballymore Group has a fantastic, growing portfolio of developments across London. We will make sure that the service residents receive matches the quality of these developments.”
Peter McCall, Ballymore Operations Director, said: “We are excited to welcome Tony and Ross to the Ballymore family. Both bring a wealth of experience in the space and will help us to drive excellence across our offering. With their help, we will continue to create high-quality spaces – where people want to live, work and be.”