Meet the Team

JEC’s Directors and Consultants are members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a global organisation and leading professional body addressing all aspects of land, property and construction. The latest figures from the RICS report over 125,000 qualified and trainee professionals worldwide. RICS demands the highest standards of professionalism and service from its members. We at JEC are committed to providing these to all of our clients. Learn more here

Managing Director / Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Michael G. Thomas - MRICS, Registered Valuer

Michael Thomas is the Managing Director of JEC Property Consultants Ltd. He is a professionally qualified Chartered Quantity Surveyor elected Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1991 and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building since 1992. He is also a Member of the Cayman Society of Architects, Surveyors and Engineers. Mike is also an RICS Registered Valuer and an RICS Commercial Mediator.

Michael became a Director of JEC in 1995 and Managing Director in 1998 and in that time he has overseen numerous construction projects in the Cayman Islands in varying capacities up to a construction value a hundred million. He has prepared and overseen countless independent valuation reports, feasibility studies and development appraisals for banks and lending institutions on issues of construction cost and value. In more recent years Michael has been increasingly involved in dispute work, having been appointed as expert witness for both valuation and construction disputes and has given expert witness testimony both in Court and at Arbitration. Additionally, Michael is also an accredited RICS Registered Commercial Mediator.

Chartered Valuation Surveyor

Alex Manfield, MRICS, AAPI CPV, Registered Valuer

Alex has over 10 years of experience in the property industry. After graduating from Bond University with a Bachelor of Property and Sustainable Development majoring in Valuation, he has worked for global property consultancy JLL and Australia’s largest valuation and advisory firm Herron Todd White. He was worked across the residential and commercial sectors providing reports and advisory services for a wide range of corporate and government clients. 

Alex has recently arrived in Grand Cayman after spending the past 7 years working in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast. Previously Alex has also operated as a Licensed Real Estate Agent in Australia.

Consultant Valuation Surveyor

Michael McGrath, B BUS (Property) MRICS, AAPI CPV, Registered Valuer

Michael has 20 years of experience providing valuation and property development advice across various international markets, including: the Caribbean Region, United Kingdom, Europe and Australia and has reported to various leading global financial organisations, government bodies and individuals. He has held senior positions at BCQS International (Head of Valuations – Caribbean Region) and two of the top three global property consultancy companies (JLL and CBRE).

Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Kevin Drysdale BSc (Hons), MRICS, Registered Valuer

Kevin has a broad background in property and development consulting but has specialised in preparing feasibility studies and project managing major projects throughout the Eastern Caribbean region. including engagements in Anguilla. Antigua Si Barbuda. the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands. He has also advised clients on property related matters ranging from property valuations, property management, and sales and lease consulting services.

Property Manager

Myrna Elizondo

Myrna joined the JEC family April 2015 bringing with her many years of experience in Property Management and Real Estate sales and rentals. In 1992 she earned an Associate’s Degree in Business Management and continues to work in this field building Business relationships and Social networks.

Office Administrator

Amber Myrie

Amber has been with JEC for over 5 years, she graduated from the University College of the Cayman Islands in 2014 with an Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management. She has a passion for management and intends to further her studies in the future.