The platform, which in October poached Knight Frank high flier Lucy Jones, was established in 2011 and has so far received some £8 million in funding. But three more Knight Frank seniors have now also joined the lettings agency.
The first is Giles Barrett, a former Partner at Knight Frank, who has joined Rentify after a spell heading up Knight Frank’s South Kensington office.
Second is Mathew Hahn who headed up Knight Frank’s Richmond branch, although he has also worked for Savills, Hamptons International and Foxtons in the past.
The pair have been tasked with growing the platform’s list of multi-property landlords and build-to-rent developers.
The last to arrive is up-and-coming property management star Andrew Osborne who has been recruited form Knight Frank to help manage the portfolios of larger landlords.
The trio’s decision to join the proptech firm is a sign that, even in the crisp corporate corridors of Knight Frank, ‘disruptor’ tech start-ups are beginning to get noticed and admired.
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