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Cathal Rochford

Private Client Manager | Alicante (South) to Almeria

After graduating from Trinity College Dublin, Cathal spent three years working for London-based investment manager Sarasin & Partners. This included looking after high net worth clients and helping to develop and expand Sarasin’s Irish office. From there, Cathal moved to Merrion Capital in Dublin in the role of Advisory Portfolio Manager. In 2016, Cathal relocated to Spain where he joined Blevins Franks in September.

Cathal graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2012 with an Honours Degree in Business Studies (B.Bus Hons) and a Master’s Degree in 2015. A Qualified Financial Adviser (QFA), Cathal also holds the Professional Diploma in Financial Advice from University College Dublin and the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level 4 Certificate in Investment Management.

Based in the Benijófar office in Alicante, Cathal travels regularly across eastern and southern Spain to visit clients living in Valencia, Murcia and Almería. As a Private Client Manager, Cathal looks after the interests of existing clients, regularly reviewing their investments to ensure they remain suitably invested, even when circumstances change.

Cathal loves the Mediterranean way of life and always wanted to move to Spain. With his wife, Mara, being Spanish-Italian, he now has family throughout southern Spain. They married in Estepona in the summer of 2016 and made their home in a country house outside the city of Elche with their two cocker spaniels.

Cathal grew up in Dublin, Ireland where he played football and hurling competitively for 15 years. Nowadays, he keeps fit doing martial arts and swimming. When away from the office, Cathal enjoys travelling to new places and spending time with his wife and family.

Office/s:  Benijófar