Savills pays tribute to former head of Manchester office

Savills chief exectuive Mark Ridley has paid tribute to former head of the agent’s Manchester office Patrick Joynson, following his death last week. Ridley praised Joynson for his “unparallelled professionalism” and “warmth and wit”. Joynson joined Savills in June 1996, helping to set up the Manchester office alongside Ridley, who was then head of the office, and Peter Mallinder. He took over the role of head of Manchester in 2011, running the office until 2015. During his tenure, the office doubled in size and Savills became the largest real estate adviser in the North West. In addition to running the