Corporate Finance Real Estate

Building success in real estate through expertise, innovation and results

Capital Markets & Advisory

With a sharp focus on driving international capital into the thriving Irish real estate market, we specialise in equity, recapitalization, and joint venture deals. We excel at sourcing and structuring development and investment finance, while our comprehensive services extend to debt capital markets, encompassing both rated and unrated private placement and bond issuance.

Global Reach

We work closely with our Newmark colleagues, a global leader in real estate services, to bring clients unparalleled reach in the world of real estate capital and finance. We leverage our expertise, extensive network, and innovative solutions to provide a powerful platform that opens the door to opportunities worldwide.

CANToR FITZGERALD FOR Real Estate - Corporate Finance

The Park, Carrickmines, Dublin

Raising Capital

The Park, Carrickmines, was developed 10 years ago by the Park Developments Group and has since become a major retail and commercial centre. Our team sourced and secured a commercial property investment opportunity for the Group, which led to the acquisition of four modern commercial properties.

“We would like to commend Cantor Fitzgerald for the robust Capital Markets Sales process which they ran for Project Castle in 2021. Cantor, along with their colleagues in Newmark Inc. provided clear strategic advice and mobilised their exceptional global network to garner interest and offers from well-capitalised investment groups. Cantor’s team demonstrated commitment, professionalism, and expertise throughout the engagement adding significant value to the process. We look forward to collaborating with them again on future opportunities.”

Pat Crean, Marlet Property Group

“We’d like to acknowledge the excellent equity raise process which Cantor Fitzgerald's real estate team ran for us on a recent commercial development project in Dublin. Cantor, in conjunction with their Newmark colleagues, took a strategic approach to underwriting the nuances of the deal and were proactive in bringing key investment groups to the table, which included several established international names, as well as others who were new-to-Ireland. Their team’s professionalism and expertise are reinforced by the strength and depth of their global investor network.”

James Ronan, Ronan Group Real Estate

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Conor McKeon

Head of Corporate Finance

Conor has in excess of 20 years’ corporate finance and investment experience. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald Conor worked for Ulster Bank Strategic Investment Group, Dolmen Corporate Finance and Davy Corporate Finance.

With extensive transaction experience, Conor has raised in excess of €500m in capital across various sectors and advised a number of public and private companies in M&A transactions and capital and restructuring solutions.

Conor holds a degree in Economics from UCD and a Diploma in Applied Finance.

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David Lawlor

Corporate Finance Director - Real Estate

David has over 16 years experience across the real estate and corporate finance industries. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, David worked as a Director with the O’Flynn Group in Dublin, leading strategy and forward-looking acquisitions.

Before returning to Dublin, David headed up Projects and Corporate Finance for Global Ideas, a HNW family investment office in Abu Dhabi and prior to this, managed the MENA region for a real estate consulting business.

David holds a degree in Engineering BA, BAI, and a diploma in Project Management from Trinity College Dublin as well as a number of executive qualifications from INSEAD.

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Cillian Doyle

Associate Director

Cillian has over 11 year’s experience in banking, private equity and real estate. Before joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Cillian worked as a senior manager with Quintain, where he led portfolio management while also being instrumental in transaction analysis and debt raising across the three landbanks totaling 9,000 units.

Cillian spent over five years with Hudson Advisors (Lone Star Funds), where he was involved in numerous large scale loan portfolio acquisitions and several successful securitisations.

Prior to these roles, Cillian also held finance positions in IBRC & KBC. He holds an MSc in Real Estate from University College of Estate Management (UK) and a Bachelor of Accounting & Business from TUD, as wells as accreditations from the Institute of Bankers and Harvard Business School.

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Andrew Lowe

Associate Director Corporate Finance

Andrew qualified as a Chartered Accountant from PWC in 2012. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Andrew worked on numerous restructuring and advisory projects across a variety of sectors both within PWC as well as Ulster Bank’s Global Restructuring Group, with a particular focus on loan sale and asset sale transactions.

Andrew also holds an MSC in Finance from Smurfit Business School as well as a Bachelor of Business & Law from UCD.

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