DevCap was formed in 2004 by the firm’s principals, Richard Cooke and Conor Gogan.
Individually and collectively, they have extensive and broad ranging experience in real estate development, financing and management. They are both Chartered Surveyors.


To help clients with real estate development by applying our extensive experience to their projects and delivering high quality services with the assurance that a DevCap principal will be involved throughout the assignment.

Delivery: A DevCap principal is engaged in every project and we ensure that clients have direct personal access at all times.

Relationships: Relationships are fundamental to our clients’ success as well as our own, and we value those relationships greatly. We seek to understand our clients’ needs and to partner with them in achieving their goals.

Partnerships: We also maintain close relationships and have service agreements with other service providers in various countries. This extends our geographic reach and expands our service offering yet in all cases ensuring that a DevCap principal maintains a stewardship role.


Conor Gogan, BSc Arch Tech, MRICS – Managing Partner

Conor holds a bachelor of Architectural Science from the Dublin Institute of Technology and has over 25 years experience in real estate consulting and development management. With a design background and extensive experience in project management he contributes specialized knowledge and expertise to Clients in:

Monitoring development and construction financing.

Budget and cost analysis.

Development risk assessment.

Development management and planning.

Schedule and resource analysis.

Conor has provided development advisory services to institutional and commercial clients on projects in Canada, the US, Europe and the Caribbean.

Richard Cooke, BSc, FRICS – Managing Partner

Richard has a degree in Estate Management from the University of Reading, England and has over 25 years of real estate experience advising lenders, investors, owners and users of property located in the US, Canada, the Caribbean and Europe. His experience covers real estate in the commercial, industrial and hospitality/leisure sectors as well as special purpose facilities. His specific expertise includes:

Development planning

Development analysis and risk profiling

Development monitoring

Financial feasibility analysis and valuation

Asset management

Acquisition and disposition strategies and implementation

Richard also has experience in forensic investigation, litigation support, has been appointed as an expert witness on several occasions and given testimony in Courts of Law.


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