Gregory appoints new company secretary

Gregory Property Group has appointed Tracy Sormus as Company Secretary and Accountant. Sormus joins as Marjorie Robertson, who has served the Group for over 20 years, steps down from the role for retirement.

Sormus brings considerable accounting and management expertise having most recently spent 16 years as Finance Director for Melrose Textile Company. Previously she worked for a number of engineering industry firms and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Barry Gregory, Chairman of Harrogate based Gregory Property Group, says: “We are delighted to welcome Tracy into the business where she will manage all financial aspects of the Group.  Her experience with family owned SME enterprise means that she has a hands-on approach and will fit into the team perfectly. 

“We are of course sad to see Marjorie leave the business as she has been a much loved and loyal member of the team for 20 years. Her continued commitment and hard work has contributed greatly to the success of our business. We shall miss her greatly but wish her all the best in her well-earned retirement.”

Sormus, says: “I am delighted to join Gregory Property Group which is well known for its contribution to the built environment across Yorkshire. I am looking forward to managing the financial performance of the business but also getting involved with operational aspects such as system and procedural upgrades.”

Established over 30 years ago Gregory Property Group is an award-winning property development and investment business that has been responsible for the successful regeneration of several brownfield sites across Yorkshire. Notable achievements include deliver of the GBP40 million Broad Street Plaza in Halifax and also the GBP40 million Foss Island retail park in York.

More recent projects include Ossett 40 industrial scheme, Rotherham Retail Park and Park 32 industrial scheme in Pontefract. It is currently on site delivering The Refinery which is a 407-bed student residential scheme in Leeds city centre.