Team

JACOB COPE

BSC (HONS) MRICS

Founder and Managing Director


Jacob is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer with 18 years of experience in the property market.
His speciality is high level negotiations, with some notable dilapidations settlements and lease restructuring deals completed over the past few years.
Jacob built JMC on a ‘thinking-out-the-box’ attitude, always on the lookout for new opportunities and developments.
Jacob gets to know each of his clients; putting their specific requirements first. Most importantly, he makes sure to always fully understand and appreciate the client’s objective and will do whatever it takes to fulfil their requirements.

Jacob is a family man and makes time for his wife & 4 kids. On a Sunday afternoon, he can be seen riding his bike running or playing cricket. He enjoys F1 and pretty much anything to do with mechanics and engineering.


BEN BERLIN

BSC (HONS) MRICS

Director


Ben is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and is a director at JMC. He graduated from Salford University with a First Class Honours Degree in Property Management and Investment.
Ben heads the commercial department with an eagle eye, specialising in landlord and tenant negotiations, including rent reviews and lease renewals.
Ben’s fine attention to detail means he’s aware of the smallest aspect of every project or case. His meticulous nature, coupled with his commercial savviness makes him a very adept high-level negotiator. Seeing a deal through from start to finish is paramount to him.

Originally from North London, Ben has stuck to his roots and is still a Spurs fan. He’s not having much luck with his kids though; they support the ‘Red’ half of Manchester.


EMILY PARKINSON

BSC (HONS) MRICS

Chartered Surveyor


Emily is a qualified property manager and Chartered Surveyor.
Having worked for some of the largest national commercial surveying firms for many years; Emily is now a proud member of our commercial property management team and brings to JMC an intricate understanding of commercial property and asset management.
She graduated from The University of Salford with an honours degree in Property Management and Investment.
Emily is smiley, vibrant and incredibly dedicated to all the projects she undertakes.

On the side; Emily is an accomplished personal trainer, who can be found running around after her little boy, in the gym or riding her horse, Lily.


AVI KRAUS

BSC (HONS)

Building Surveyor


Avi is an exceptional building surveyor, having successfully worked on various high profile management development projects. He has extensive experience in contract administration.
Avi’s thorough and precise nature ensures the best value is provided to all of our clients. He sees projects through from inception to completion, paying careful attention to every detail.
Avi’s other areas of expertise include Reinstatement Cost Assessments, the service and preparation of Schedules of Dilapidations and Defect Analysis reports.
Avi loves working as a part of JMC’s close knit team, and is a firm advocate of JMC’s excellent infrastructure. Experience has taught him that going the extra mile is always worthwhile and his successful projects speak for themselves.

Avi is quite the nature enthusiast and in his spare time he enjoys fishing. He can usually be found watching a nature documentary; Seven Worlds, One Planet was fantastic!


JOSH CARROLL

BSC (HONS)

Building Surveyor


Josh has extensive experience working on a large portfolio of commercial and residential properties. His speciality is his expert property management.
Whilst working full time, he gained a Bachelor’s degree in Building Surveying from the University of Salford.
Since joining JMC Surveyors, Josh has worked on various roles within the building surveying department where he always shows attention to detail and ensures the client receives the very best service.
He’s fun to be around and always the first to compliment.

Away from the office Josh enjoys traveling, anything sports related and spending time with family and friends.


DANIEL PROCTER

BSC (HONS)

Building Surveyor


Daniel began his career after graduating from Leeds Beckett University working as a graduate building surveyor in the centre of Manchester, mostly working on projects in the Education sector.
Daniel’s calm and focused nature ensures all projects he takes on are completed to the highest specifications. He’s also very keen to keep all parties well informed and communicates with them throughout the project.

He is a keen sportsman and can often be found on the rugby pitch or in the clubhouse.


SHAYA NEWMAN

MSC BSC (HONS)

Quantity Surveyor


Shaya joined JMC in September 2020 with over ten years experience within the construction and property industry.
He has a degree in Chemistry from UCL and a Masters in Real Estate Development from University of Westminster. He has worked on construction projects across the UK, covering London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester. These instructions covered a range of sectors including substantial Residential as well as Office, Retail and Industrial. He brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise to the company specifically in relation to early cost advice, feasibility studies, specification of works, cost management, contract administration and employers agent. He is enthusiastic, has great attention to detail, personable and approachable. These all help deliver quality projects for his clients time and time again.

Outside of work, Shaya enjoys playing football with his son, and spending time with his wife and children.


CHARLIE FROMER

BSC (HONS)

Commercial Surveyor


Charlie is an expert property manager and commercial surveyor who plays an integral part in running the commercial management department.
He graduated from the University of Salford with a First Class Honours in Property and Real Estate.
Charlie is responsible for tendering and implementing maintenance contracts, overseeing small project works, building compliance, general day to day maintenance and liaising with both landlords and tenants to ensure that their managed buildings are well maintained.
He also assists in the investment department, with property investment sourcing and has successfully sourced high yielding well let commercial properties for our clients. His warm and friendly personality makes working with him a real charm!

In his spare time Charlie enjoys running on the treadmill and spending time with his wife and daughter.


Craig Smith

Commercial Surveyor


Craig is an important part of our Commercial Survey team. He supports the Commercial Surveying team in carrying out inspections, preparing valuation reports and seeking investment opportunities for a range of clients.
Craig’s thirst for knowledge serves our clients well, as he continuously strives to further his understanding of the property industry, thereby making well informed decisions.

Craig enjoys travelling and boasts a passport full of stamps. Most recently, he went to Thailand with some friends for his Fiancées 30th birthday!


Josh Smith

Trainee Surveyor


Josh is young, energetic and driven and is very excited to start his career at JMC.
Recently graduated from college, Josh has joined the commercial and residential property sector at JMC to assist with both commercial and residential property management. Already having carried out graphic design and marketing tasks for friends and family in his own time over a period of months, Josh is very adept in the world of commerce and has readily adapted these skills to the real estate industry.

In his spare time Josh loves to browse cars and watches, and has an interest in trading stocks.


VICKI HAWORH

BSC (HONS)

Executive Assistant


With over 10 years of experience in the services sector, Vicky continues to utilise her well-honed customer service skills at JMC.
She is the Executive Assistant to Toli, and her ability to stay calm under pressure makes her so good at what she does. More recently, Vicky branched out to support the full Building Surveying department. She’s very approachable and fun to be around, adding a great vibe to the office atmosphere!

In her spare time, if you don’t find Vicki in her garden up to her elbows in compost, then it’s likely she will be sunning herself on some far-flung shore.


JACK STEINER

Accounts Manager


Jack is responsible for both the company and property management accounts. His eagle eye and attention to detail ensures all the accounts are running smoothly.
Jack oversees the company accounts system, as well as data processing via the market-leading and award winning MRI Qube property management software.
His organisation skills are top-notch, and his calm yet focused character adds much value to the office.

As a Belgian, Jack really enjoys his chocolate and loves spending the day out with his family.


Natalie Showman

Office Manager


Natalie joined JMC in August 2020 and has vast experience in real estate management and accounting.
Her recent role was Finance Director at a large property management company and her appointment is a great addition to our Admin team. Natalie’s is responsible for overseeing company accounts, compliance as well as the smooth running of the office. She always has the right solution for any office or accounts issue, and when she isn’t causing them she is solving them!

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, travelling extensively (when permitted), fine cuisine and art.


MICHELLE SEGAL

Sales & Marketing Manager


With her previous experience in the corporate media world Michelle brought her talents and expertise to JMC to expand their marketing and showcase their valued services.
As an avid, professional photographer, Michelle is also responsible for all the photography at JMC.
Michelle is a keen worker who is driven to get the job done right. She works well under pressure, ensuring all deadlines are met efficiently and to a high standard.

When Michelle is not at work, she is either at the gym or entertaining her 2 young children. Sporty by nature; Michelle recently completed a 15,000 feet skydive for charity!

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