Rettie & Co. Hires former Scotland International rugby star to lead teams in Berwick and Melrose

Rettie & Co. Hires former Scotland International rugby star to lead teams in Berwick and Melrose

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  • Fergus Thomson MRICS FAAV joins Rettie as an Associate Director
     
  • Simon Rettie: “Fergus will lead and manage our Melrose and Berwick offices and support the continued growth and strong positions we hold in the respective markets.”
     
  • Fergus Thomson will also lead Rettie & Co.’s Rural Estate Management service.


5th MARCH 2021, Rettie & Co. announced a new senior appointment today, Fergus Thomson MRICS has been hired as an Associate Director to head up Rettie Borders LLP in Melrose and Rettie Berwick LLP covering also broader Border’s areas. Thomson who joins from Davidson and Robertson brings a wealth of experience as a Chartered Surveyor.  

Fergus was a professional rugby player captaining Scotland A as well as winning 8 caps for the national team, so he knows how to motivate a team and has a winning mindset. Fergus has a master’s degree in Land Economy and is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors [MRICS] and is also a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers [FAAV], formerly working for Davidson and Robertson establishing their successful Berwick office specialising in professional rural services.

The firm is keen to build on this experience through our wider Group in the Borders and beyond and compliment the work our Rural Team, led by Chris Hall MRICS, already carry out. He is well connected in the market among land agents, and at Rettie & Co. Thomson will be working closely with our Town & Country team.

Managing Director, Simon Rettie commented: “We are very pleased to announce that we have a new leader joining us to manage the Melrose and Berwick offices and support the continued growth and strong positions we hold in the respective markets. Fergus Thomson brings strong leadership qualities and a new complimentary professional skill set.”

Fergus Thomson, Associate Director commented: “I am delighted to be joining such a prominent firm like Rettie & Co. and being given the opportunity to expand the rural services within the company can provide from Estate Management, Utilities to Renewables to name a few.”

Fergus lives in Berwickshire with his wife and young children on the family farm. He is still involved in rugby coaching at Duns RFC.

 

About Rettie & Co.

Established in 1993, Rettie & Co. is a market leading property agency across Scotland. Headquartered in Edinburgh the firm covers residential and new home sales, letting and property management, land and development sales and consultancy in both rural and urban areas. Rettie & Co employs more than 130 staff and has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow City, Bearsden, Glasgow West End, Shawlands, Kirkintilloch, Newton Mearns, St Andrews, Melrose, Berwick, Newcastle and a London office. 

For further information contact: marketing@rettie.co.uk 0131 624 4069 

About Simon Rettie

Simon began his property career in 1985 when he joined Strutt & Parker and qualified as a chartered surveyor. In 1989, he formed Edinburgh &Glasgow Investment Company Ltd, which became Rett...