Lisney appoints three new Directors to the property advisory company

  • Jackie Fitzpatrick joins the business as Director of Investments and Aoife Hanlon and Emma Coffey are promoted to Director positions


  • Lisney also announces nine further key internal appointments


Lisney, Ireland’s largest independently-owned multi-disciplinary property advisory company, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new Directors. In addition, the company has made nine new internal appointments across a range of services, signalling the continuation of an ambitious growth trajectory for the business Lisney for 2022.


Jackie Fitzpatrick has been appointed Director of Investments with Lisney. In her new role, she will oversee the running of the Lisney Investment division and manage the continued growth of the department, which handles the sale of commercial investment properties nationwide.


With over two decades of experience in the Irish property sector, Jackie is regarded as a highly accomplished investment agent who has been involved in some of the largest deals in Ireland including the acquisition of the Project Tolka Portfolio on behalf of Blackstone (€300m); acquisition of the Cedar Portfolio also on behalf of Blackstone (€535m); sale of Blanchardstown Shopping Centre (€950m); and the acquisition of Project Jewel loan sale on behalf of Allianz (€1.85bn). She joins Lisney from JLL, where she spent eight years, and prior to that, she worked with Savills for nine years. She holds a first-class honours BSc in Property Economics from Bolton Street, now TU Dublin.


Aoife Hanlon has been appointed Director of Lettings with Lisney. Based in Lisney’s branch office on Upper Leeson Streets, she has been with the business for seven years and specialises in all aspects of the residential property market including Private Residential Schemes, Built to Rent and multi-unit letting and management in the Dublin market. Prior to joining Lisney, Aoife spent five years working in Perth as a Residential Property Manager where she also studied and obtained her management license through the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia. She recently completed a BSc in Management in Practice through Ulster University and is also a member of the Residential Tenancies Board stakeholder committee.


Emma Coffey has been appointed Director of Retail with Lisney. A qualified chartered surveyor, Emma joined Lisney in 1999 and has significant experience in all aspects of the retail agency business including lettings, sales, acquisitions and landlord and tenant rent review and lease renewal work. She specialises in advising retail and F&B clients on market trends and lease terms and has developed a broad repeat client base including well-known operators such as Zizzi, Camile Thai, Sano Pizza, Tiger Pizza, Oxfam, Spar, Equipet, Designer Exchange and Bo Concept.


Emma holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University and a diploma in Auctioneering, Valuation and Estate Agency from DIT Bolton Street. Emma is also a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


In addition, Lisney has also made nine key internal appointments across a range of client services:


  • Jason Fielden, Divisional Director of Valuation & Advisory


  • Tracey Gilbourne, Divisional Director of Residential, Ranelagh


  • Patrick Hughes, Divisional Director of Valuation & Advisory


  • James Kearney, Divisional Director of Industrial


  • Tom McCarthy, Divisional Director and Health and Safety Manager, Property Management


  • Fintan McCluskey, Divisional Director of Valuation & Advisory


  • Ann-Marie McCoy, Divisional Director of Residential, Blackrock


  • Nicholas O’Connell, Divisional Director, Cork Commercial


  • Martin O’Halloran, Divisional Director of Development Land



David Byrne, Managing Director, Lisney, says:


“We’re delighted to announce these significant new appointments at Lisney. Jackie brings a wealth of significant experience to the business and we’re delighted that someone of her calibre and proven capability has chosen to join the already extremely experienced Lisney team. Her breadth of understanding of the property sector will be a significant asset to us and her contribution, alongside Aoife and Emma and the rest of the team, will be instrumental as we continue to grow our business in 2022. The range of internal promotions we are also announcing today shows our dedication to ensuring our best-in-class team can achieve their true career potential within one of the most highly respected property advisory firms in the country.”