UK real estate lending platform Precede Capital has expanded its team with the appointment of Leon Johnson as associate director, credit and Sonali Mullick as senior associate, legal.
Johnson joins from research and advisory firm, Green Street, where he began as a senior associate and was promoted to VP, having previously worked as an analyst at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Reporting directly to chief credit officer David Jerrard, he will bolster the expert credit team focused on the residential for sale, BTR, later living and PBSA sectors.
Mullick joins from Reed Smith, where she served as a legal consultant for structured finance.
Her previous work experiences include senior paralegal (debt finance) at Greenberg Traurig, UK development legal advisor at Campus Living Villages and senior paralegal at Hayfin Capital Management.
Supporting Precede’s active corporate and transactional work, she will report to co-founder and general counsel Karen Dunstan.
Commenting on the two appointments, Daljit Sandhu, COO and co-founder of Precede Capital, said: ‘We are delighted to have Leon and Sonali join our growing team. There is a significant opportunity for non-bank lenders to play a vital role in funding and supporting UK real estate borrowers and investors, and we plan to continue building our capacity with new talent and nurturing our existing high-performing team. Both Leon and Sonali will play important roles in driving our work forward.’