Meet the Team
Pat Flanagan ~ BCom (Wits), MIV (SA)
Pat is an Executive Director and founder of the Flanagan & Gerard Property Group. He has all the necessary skills to assess the property market and decide on investment strategies relevant to the present. Pat has been responsible for the development of many of the country's largest property investments, being Riverside Mall, Nelspruit; Lakeside Mall, Benoni; Somerset Mall, Somerset West; Southgate, Johannesburg; Northgate, Randburg; the Boardwalk, Richards Bay; Bhunu Mall, Manzini; Quaggasentrum, Pretoria West and Hatfield Plaza, Hatfield. Pat, together with Peter Gerard were the founders of RMS Syfrets in 1979, which later became Colliers RMS. Their initial partners in the company were the Nedbank group, followed by Johnnic in 1995, before selling the company in 1999. Pat and Peter started working together at Rapp & Maister in the early 1970's, involved in such developments as Sandton City & Eastgate, and learnt from Michael Rapp before he reversed the company into the Liberty Life group.
Peter Gerard ~ BCom (Wits), MIV (SA)
Peter is an Executive Director and founder of the Flanagan & Gerard Property Group. He has the key skills to assess the viability of a property with the key feature being the sustainability of the rental income. Peter had been responsible for the listing of 6 property funds, being Sycom (1986), RMSProp (1987), Tricom (1988), Growthpoint (1988), Milprop (1996) and Newport (1998). Peter, together with Pat Flanagan were the founders of RMS Syfrets in 1979, which later became Colliers RMS. Their initial partners in the company were the Nedbank group, followed by Johnnic in 1995, before selling the company in 1999. Peter and Pat started working together at Rapp & Maister in the early 1970's, involved in such developments as Sandton City & Eastgate, and learnt from Michael Rapp before he reversed the company into the Liberty Life group.
Paul Gerard ~ BCom (Hons)
Paul has been involved in all of the Flanagan & Gerard Property Group developments with a focus on leasing. Paul is also involved in the strategic direction of the business, and has been appointed as the Managing Director. Paul is a family man with a loving wife, Hayley, and three children.
John Rowberry ~ BSc (Hons) (Cardiff)
John has been appointed as the Leasing Director of Flanagan & Gerard Property Group. John is key in the leasing of Flanagan & Gerard developments - his current responsibilities include the leasing of the current and future Flanagan & Gerard Mall's.
Chris joined Flanagan & Gerard in August 2009 in the role of a leasing executive. Chris is an avid skydiver and has competed internationally in this sport. Chris has taken the current leasing responsibility for Ballito Junction, Menlyn Maine and Springs Mall.
Karyn Southgate ~ ACIS & BCom (Hons)
Karyn has been working with Flanagan & Gerard as an accounting executive since 2008. Karyn and Mark Essey works closely on the asset management of the Flanagan & Gerard portfolio.
Dominique Scheel ~ BA (Marketing) (AAA)
Dominique Scheel has a Marketing Degree. Her current roles include assisting with the branding of Flanagan & Gerard, the leasing of Eyethu Orange Farm Mall and Middelburg Phase 2.
Jonathan Shutte ~ ACIM ~ B.Com (UCT) & Hons Marketing
After 10 years working in London for Visa Inc. Jonathan joined Flanagan & Gerard as a leasing executive in 2012. Jonathan is responsible for the leasing of Vaal Mall Phase 2, Ballito Junction and assisting Mark with the leasing of Heidelberg Mall.
Gareth Sanders ~ BSc (HONS) (TUKS/University of Pretoria)
Gareth joined Flanagan & Gerard in May 2013. With his degree in Construction Management, Gareth will be involved in the development management of the projects whilst also assisting in the leasing.
Joanne joined the team in August 2013, in the position of bookkeeper. Joanne loves to sing, and has been a member of the Symphony Choir of Johannesburg. She works closely with Karyn for financial matters that fall under the Flanagan and Gerard portfolio.
Jason Nel has 3 years experience in Residential Property Sales and has recently joined the Flanagan & Gerard team in February 2014 as an office administrator and tenant canvasser.
Stewart (soutie) Steyn joined Flanagan & Gerard beginning of this year 2014 as part of the leasing team. He will be working on all existing and future pipeline developments.
Stewart just completed his MBA. He is a family man with a loving wife, Boukie, and one daughter (so far), Emelia Jane. Stewart spends as much time possible with family and friends.
Andrew Thabo Russell
Flanagan & Gerard has joined forces with AKA Capital to develop regional shopping centres in predominantly rural areas. Andrew, together with Nkateko Khoza, are driving these projects. Prior to F&G, Andrew did business development and capital raising for new projects; clients included, the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Rockefeller Foundation, National Treasury, Ford, ITS Engineers and the Cape Town Partnership. Andrew is a wannabe adventurer and enjoys all things off track. He has ridden down the East Africa Rift valley on a motorbike; hitch hiked through Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania and seasonally rides in the Maloti Mountains, Lesotho.
Nkateko Khoza - BCom (Wits) & MBA (Wits)
Nkateko joined the F & G team in May as part of the team that will be focusing on rural regional shopping centre developments nationally jointly with Aka Capital. Nkateko previously worked with Deloitte Consulting focusing on public sector engagements including leading strategic engagements in the firm’s Real Estate and Facilities Advisory Services division.