Jonathan Rose FRICS

Managing Director

Jonathan is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has been in the property industry for over 20 years holding various senior positions, the most recent being Group Property Director at Asda property holdings. His main focus since joining Pears in 2009 is investment strategy advising the Pears family and third party clients. He is also a former Deputy Chairman of Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice and is a trustee of Jewish Care.

Ben Grossmann

Investment Director

Ben completed an MA in Real Estate at Cass Business School in 2009 before going on to work as a graduate surveyor at John Lang LaSalle Investment Management. He has been with the group for 10 years and is predominantly responsible for overseeing and originating investment activities within the UK business.

Michael Genis

Investment Manager

Michael joined Pears in 2018 as an Investment Manager focusing on the acquisition of commercial property across the UK. Prior to joining Pears, he spent over 4 years at RBC Real Estate Capital Partners. Michael graduated from Oxford University with a BA in Economics and Management.

ROBIN LEAHY

Development Director

Robin joined Pears in 2020. Working alongside the investment and asset management teams, Robin is responsible for sourcing, funding and delivering development projects, across all property sectors in the UK. Prior to joining Pears, Robin worked for the London & Regional Properties Group, where he was responsible for growing a portfolio of limited-service hotels, managing both investment and development transactions. Before this he worked in property acquisitions and development for the retailer Lidl UK. Robin has completed an MSc in Real Estate from the University College of Estate Management.

Matthew Hall MRICS

Director of Asset Management

Matthew joined Pears in 2015 and is responsible for the asset management of office, retail and industrial investments. Matthew is a Chartered Surveyor and was previously an Associate at Workman LLP, where he managed portfolios of commercial properties on behalf of institutional investors and property companies.