John is a Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor with over 20 years' property experience in Ireland and overseas.

John joined WKN Real Estate Advisors from Monti Consulting where he was Property Director. He also spent over 10 years managing the Property Division of Pierse Contracting, where he was responsible for its property development, investment, asset management and related functions across commercial, residential and mixed-use projects, throughout Ireland and the UK.

At WKN John leads the Development Advisory & Asset Management service provision, providing consultancy services to broad client base including financial institutions, receivers, investment funds, property companies, developers and private clients. His development and asset management experience spans all stages of the development cycle from site identification and acquisition through to project delivery, completion and occupancy.


JP Hilliard, WKN Real Estate Advisors


JP is a Certified Project Management Executive with 23 years’ experience in Ireland and overseas. JP is a Chartered Construction Manager (Chartered Institute of Building, UK) and is also certified with the International Project Management Association. He has a Masters’ Degree in both Project Management (MSc) and Business Management (MBA) and lectures on the post graduate project management course at Trinity College Dublin.

JP joined WKN Real Estate Advisors in 2018, from K&J Townmore Construction Irl. Ltd. where he was Managing Director. Previously, JP spent over four years with Lafferty Project Managers where he was responsible for successfully growing the client base, whilst leading a team of project managers to deliver complex and challenging projects for blue chip clients across the commercial, mixed-use, retail and fit-out sectors.

At WKN, JP is a director in the Construction and Technical Services division, providing due diligence, project management and development management consultancy services to a broad client base. His construction and projects experience spans across all property types and scale of project.


Fergus Keogh, WKN Real Estate Advisors

Fergus Keogh MSCSI, MRICS

Fergus is a Chartered Surveyor and Registered Valuer with over 35 years’ experience in the commercial property and professional services sectors of the Irish and UK property markets.

In his early career Fergus worked in general practice with firms including Lisney, JLL and subsequently became Director of Investment Property with Treasury Holdings Ireland. His most recent role has been with Ulster Bank Ireland leading the property team advising on property values and strategies as part of the substantial loan deleveraging programme working on some the largest portfolio and asset disposals.

Fergus who is a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors primary focus is on Valuations and Professional Services Work.