Building Trust, Securing Futures

About Us

Investing ahead of the curve since 2006

Irish-born but globally-bred, MESPIL are a pan-European investment and asset management company bringing 360 degree service to clients and investors alike. Currently creating lifestyle destinations with property for sale in Portugal’s Algarve as well as across mainland Europe, MESPIL has a strong history investing across various sectors including Private Equity, Energy and Infrastructure.

Drawing on the team’s combined century of investment management experience, MESPIL has honed in on the opportunities for real estate investment available in Europe, and with their current and upcoming opportunities of homes to buy in the Algarve, they are offering the ultimate Mediterranean escapes for investors from all over the globe.

To date, the MESPIL team has delivered 2,500 residential units in Europe with a sales value in excess of €300 million, an impressive 1,500 hotel rooms and a further €100 million in infrastructure projects in the UK.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be a leading end-to-end European property developer and operator. We provide specialist opportunities of best-in-class product for both investors and purchaser, with a quick turnover, bringing true value to our investors. A company giving you property you deserve operated by people you trust.

Our Vision

Our vision is to become a leader in European Real Estate Investment and Management, bringing pan-European real estate options to global clients whilst creating value and returns for our investment partners.

Above all, our mission and vision are about building trust with our clients and investors. Our philosophy is simple; we work hard, we love what we do and we always deliver.

“We understand at MESPIL that trust is a critical element to building relationships with all of our clients. We work hard daily to earn and strengthen this, staying committed to helping our clients make educated property investment decisions”

Tom O’Connor, MESPIL Founder

Core Values


We uphold and expect the highest standards of business practice, from both ourselves and our chosen business partners, fostering a bedrock of honesty and principled execution of all our activities.


Connected relationships are at the heart of what we do. We build a relationship of trust with both clients and business partners cultivating ease and enjoyment in all engagements and negotiations.


We work very closely both together internally and with all of our key partners externally. Pooling our wealth of experience to maximise the effectiveness of our service.


One look at a completed MESPIL property development crystallises the level of excellence upon which we insist. Truly breath-taking properties finished to the zenith of quality. This degree of excellence is also incorporated into our investment business services.


Our reputation is everything to us, as is maintaining yours. By providing the best-in-class investment and asset management, our reputation grows and strengthens, as will yours as our clients, investors and business partners.


We love what we do and are motivated to inspire ourselves and each other every day. Only by really enjoying the service we provide can we do so to such a high standard. We are entrepreneurial, leaders, and self starters and challenge ourselves daily.

Everything we do is done through the lens of our core values, from acquiring real estate, developing it to the MESPIL standard, to selling your property to operating and managing your assets and yielding your investment return. We give an unrestricted access to our support and a 5 star, 360 degree service with every aspect of your investment, be it as a client, investor or a business partner.

Outstanding service enables enduring trust and maximum value to you.

Our History

MESPIL’s timeline of excellence in investment management


Our newest development consisting of 17 luxury apartments and 5 commercial units, situated in the center of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital. Be among the first to learn about this Golden Visa qualifying - off-market property investment.


Pine Hills Vilamoura completed


MESPIL secures multi-unit complex in Carvoiero, plan put in place to renovate to MESPIL specification at a level and style of finish previously unseen in the area.


MESPIL secure sales for 50% of units in Pine Hills ahead of schedule.


MESPIL launch Pine Hills VIlamoura show apartment.


Pine Hills Vilamoura acquired from Novo Banco in Portugal. Refurbishment carried out to MESPIL specification.


MESPIL begins targeting Algarve real estate in Portugal seeking investments in distress at discounted rates.


Tom O’Connor secures funding to allow BL Energy, an international energy services company to expand in the Middle East and into new markets also allowing the business to divest into other verticals.


MESPIL European Ventures founded. Moves into pan European property acquisition and development bringing outstanding service and expertise to European real estate investment.


Andrew McAdam instrumental in obtaining several rounds of funding for OneView which culminates in the business’s IPO in 2016


MESPIL deliver over £50m of solar projects in the UK over a three year period.


MESPIL and Andrew rework OneView's Business model to Software as a Service.


MESPIL’s Andrew McAdam is sojourned to OneView Healthcare, an Irish company delivering bedside computing to the healthcare industry.


Erica becomes Senior Operations Manager in Sunset Resort managing 1,000 units


PVCM founded by Sue Chen and Chenhui Wen and becomes a leading overseas investment management company for Chinese investors.


MESPIL Private Equity Founded by Tom O’Connor, Andrew McAdam working with and investing in scalable and ambitious companies and helping companies reach their goals.


Aaron Tracey becomes a major shareholder in Sunset Resort Bulgaria building the country’s largest ever development and winning multiple awards.


Andrew and Tom are instrumental in providing investment that allows CityWest Hotel grow from 300 to 1,500 bedrooms and become Ireland’s largest hotel leisure and conference resort.

Our People

Our team is the backbone of our core values, no service can be delivered without the professionals behind it, and the MESPIL team is testament to its success.


One of MESPIL’s co-founders, Tom O’Connor has an impressive track record as an international business executive utilising his wealth of knowledge in the energy, construction and healthcare sectors both in Ireland and overseas to identify and leverage key business opportunities. View Profile

Tom O’Connor

Director - Finance

A highly experienced Financial Director, Andrew co-founded MESPIL with Tom O’Connor. His long history of working in the investment management industry has given him an invaluable knowledge and experience that he’s successfully leveraged in his role in the company. View Profile

Andrew McAdam

Commercial Director

Sue is an extremely experienced global financial professional bringing over 25 years of investment management experience to MESPIL. View Profile

Sue Chen

Commercial Director

Bringing with him a long history in fund management, Dr Chenhui Wen joins MESPIL as Commercial Director. In this role, he responsible for the firm's ongoing development by seeking capital to grow MESPIL's fund. View Profile

Dr Chenhui Wen

Director - Sales

Aaron’s experience as a high-level property investor spans 20 years prior to joining MESPIL in 2016. Having owned and directed multiple property companies, he has successfully constructed and sold over 2,500 units across Europe, operating his previous company, in six offices across the continent with a turnover of over €300 million. View Profile

Aaron Tracey

Head of Investor Relations

Thomas Kottmann is responsible for strengthening and expanding MESPIL’s investor network, as well as ensuring successful investment preparedness for each of our real estate projects whilst maintaining strong and transparent relationships with our investors. View Profile

Thomas Kottmann

Director – New Business Development

David is an educated and experienced computer scientist and finance professional who is bringing his knowledge and experience to the MESPIL team. View Profile

David Cao

Director - Operations

As Operations Director of MESPIL, Erica brings her skills in operations, project and change management to the fore. Erica is responsible for building out all internal processes, systems and marketing collateral, also working with the executive team on a number of dynamic project deliverables. View Profile

Erica Cash

Legal Counsel and Business Development

As a solicitor holding both a Postgraduate Diploma in Law and a Bsc in Management and Marketing, Amy brings a dual function of legal advice and business development to the team at a very high standard. Having worked in Bank of Ireland for four years on the Mortgage Resolutions Team, she gained experience advising on enforcement strategies and asset sales. View Profile

Amy O’Reilly

Financial Controller

David joined MESPIL in 2015 as Financial Controller with a wide-ranging experience base across multiple sectors. His time in property is the most significant and he was at one time managing 30 companies, from property to investment businesses, giving an excellent background from which to expand in MESPIL. View Profile

David Horan