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Commercial Agency APC Candidate Success

Graham + Sibbald are proud to announce the success of Ryan Farrelly who has passed his RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and is now a Chartered Surveyor working within our Commercial Agency Department in Glasgow.

Ryan joined Graham + Sibbald as a Student Surveyor in June 2017 as part of the firms graduate apprenticeship scheme and graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University in July 2022 with an honours degree in Real Estate. Ryan’s main focus within the Agency team is providing lettings, sales and acquisitions on behalf of various clients across many sectors, though focusing mainly on retail transactions in the West of Scotland. Ryan’s commitment and experience to date have assisted in streamlining this process and concluding new deals as efficiently as possible.

Ryan commented: “I am delighted to have passed my APC and become a Chartered Surveyor. I am hugely thankful for the support I’ve received from all my colleagues throughout the APC process as it has been instrumental to my success. I’m excited to see what is next in my journey at Graham + Sibbald”.

Mark Gillies, Commercial Agency Partner, Glasgow, commented: “We are thrilled Ryan has passed his APC, he has shown perseverance and persistence to get to this point and I am delighted for him. I look forward to seeing him progress within his career at Graham + Sibbald.”

Graham + Sibbald aim to train and develop all of our staff members to allow them to be qualified to the highest level possible, and so our APC candidates are supported and mentored by key staff members within the business who has received training through the RICS to become qualified APC Assessors.

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