The Burlington team consists of highly experienced, motivated and dedicated individuals with diverse real estate experience and backgrounds.

At Burlington we are committed to delivering exceptional service in everything we do and it’s our team that makes it happen. We deliver property solutions with personality, as well as having the skills, intelligence and strong track record to demonstrate our expertise.

John Bruder

Managing Director

Co-Founder and MD of Burlington. He has over 35 years experience in property and investment management and was previously Managing Director of Treasury Holdings Ireland having joined the company in 2000.  Before that he was Head of Property with AIB Investment Managers Ltd.

In 2001 he served as President of the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland (SCSI). He is a Fellow of the SCSI and of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has an MBA from University College Dublin and is the Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Ireland.

Niall Kavanagh

Property Director

Co-Founder and Property Director. He previously worked at Treasury Holdings from 2005 to 2012 as Director of Property where he was responsible for the Asset and Development Management functions and managed a number of large mixed use property portfolios.

Niall has also worked on many high profile retail and office assets prior to joining Treasury Holdings including Dundrum Town Centre (1999 – 2005). Niall has also worked on a number of development projects in Sweden and Russia. He is a chartered member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland and has a degree in Engineering from Trinity College, Dublin.

Steven Fagan

Director of Property and Asset Management

Steven has 12 years’ experience in the real estate sector and specialises in large scale office management and retail shopping centres.
Before joining Burlington he worked in CBRE from 2006 to 2015 and was responsible for the office property management team, managing many high profile instructions including Central Park Sandyford.

Steven is a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) and a has an honours degree in Property Economics & Estate Management from the University of Reading, UK.

Neena Aeri

Head of Finance

Neena has extensive experience in the Financial Services Industry and held senior management positions with BNY Mellon, Liberty Asset Management, Oregan Financial  & Baring Asset Management Group. Neena is a chartered accountant, and is also tax qualified and is a member of the Irish Tax Insitute.

Natalie Dunleavy

Senior Asset Manager

Natalie has over 20 years experience working in the property industry and was previously Senior Investment Manager Residential of Treasury Holdings Ireland with responsibility for sales and property management having joined the company in 2005. Before that she was Advertising Manager with CBRE.

Brian Murray

Asset Manager

Brian graduated with a BSc in Property Studies from GMIT in 2009. Brian is now an Associate member of SCSI. Prior to joining Burlington Brian worked with the Bank of Montreal in Toronto and for almost three years in Bank Centre with EBS in their property loans department.

Joan Murphy

Operations Manager

Joan is the Operations Manager and also works closely with the Financial Controller. She has over 30 years administrative experience in banking and trade finance.

Emma Loughran

Estate Director Spencer Dock

Emma is Estate Director of Spencer Dock and has over 12 years experience in the property and facilities management industry. Previously she managed a CBRE Premier Property, of which there are only two in Ireland from 2008 – 2016.

Emma has a BA (Hons) Business Studies and a Diploma in Facilities Management.

Fergal Barrett

Centre Manager Boroimhe and Lusk Shopping Centres

Fergal worked in construction and facilities management in the US before returning to live in Ireland and has 12 years in the facilities/property management sector. Fergal started out with Dalkia here in Ireland working as part of the Facilities Team for a large multinational bank before joining the US State Dept. in the US Embassy Dublin where he worked in residential property management. Fergal has a Diploma in facilities management and has won awards for his work with the US State Dept.

Lili Torres

Building Manager Fitzwilliam Court

Lili Torres has over 20 years’ experience working in 5 star hospitality industry both in Mexico & Ireland and was previously Guest Relations Manager at The Marker Hotel. Lili has also worked in The Westbury Hotel & The Berkley Court Hotel since she arrived in Dublin on 2002.

Noelle Smith

Operations Manager Spencer Dock

Noelle is the Operations Manager for the Spencer Dock Development. Working closely with the Estate Director she oversees all daily operational issues, contractor management for hard and soft services and is responsible for all estate management administration.

Aoife Tobin

Property Accounts Assistant

Aoife has responsibilities for cash management, property billings and oversees the accounts payable function within BREL.

Kate Fitzharris

Office Manager

Kate provides  debt collection and administrative support to the property team and accounting support to the finance team. Kate also co-ordinates the office management.

Jerome O’Connor

Consultant

Jerome is a Chartered Surveyor (FRICS) with over 30 years experience in providing specialist property management & service charge services. He previously held senior property management positions with CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Savills and Mason Owen & Lyons. Jerome is a previous chair of the IPFMA and of the PM & FM professional Group of the SCSI. Jerome was the lead author of the SCSI Commercial Service Charge Practice Statement and of the SCSI Commercial Service Charge Handover Procedures Guidance Note.

Brian Mooney

Centre Manager, Frascati Centre

As manager of Frascati Centre since 1997 Brian has overseen it’s redevelopment to a prestigious new retail and destination Centre with an extensive new array of brand offerings.   Brian’s initial career in Roches Stores began 1985 as Head of Security before moving over the retail.   Prior to this he worked in construction and engineering.

Brian holds several  certificates and accreditations from various industry management bodies.

Viv Gaine

Head Of Marketing, Frascati Centre

For 25 years Viv has run her own business, Visible Gaine, co-ordinating corporate & state events, PR and marketing campaigns for Clients and for the last 10 years has specialised in Retail Marketing.

Viv joined the Frascati team as Marketing Consultant in 2015 and since 2018 now works exclusively as Head of Marketing and Tenant Liaison. Viv has played a pivotal role in the rebranding and finish of the Centre. She graduated from PRII in 1993.

Alan Barnes

Facilities Manager, Frascati Centre

Alan is Frascati’s longest serving member of staff having first joined in 1986. Alan, a native of Blackrock, oversees the daily management of facility services to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the Frascati Centre.

Richard Dunphy

Security & Utilities Manager, Frascati Centre

Richard has served in Frascati since 2006, first as security for M&S and then joined the main team in 2012. As an ex-Irish Service man Richard has served in Peace Keeping Troops and his key role is co-ordinating all security services and utilities teams which ensures a professionally presented Centre for customers at all times.