Who are we?

Madison Lincoln is a specialist Real Estate Executive Search firm with a unique insight into the industry. We are a true business partner who will become invaluable as a trusted advisor on all recruitment matters. We strive to challenge the status quo and continue to focus on the most important issue – people.

In addition to offering executive search with an unrivalled track record in the industry, Madison Lincoln has an experienced team who advise on in-house recruitment. Our team has experience of setting up Talent Acquisition teams both here in the UK and across Europe. We can advise on everything from recruitment strategy, process, technology, performance, value and more.

We are able to offer an agile, tailored and focused solution for all your recruitment needs.

Tom McNally


Tom graduated from the University of Winchester in 2005 and has been working in real estate and with a focus on people ever since. He started off professionally with a global property recruitment company where he progressed through the ranks before moving into executive search.

In 2015, Tom joined CBRE to help set up a new in-house recruitment function and help the business achieve its ambitious growth targets. Following a number of successful years, Tom joined Colliers International to head up Talent Acquisition across EMEA. In these leadership positions, Tom has been responsible for creating strategy around recruitment, directly leading on significant key hires, whilst also growing internal teams and helping implement new technology.

In his spare time, Tom loves travelling and spending time with his family when he is not watching Arsenal.

Kristen Zeilerbauer


Kristen is excited about the joint venture between Madison Lincoln and Madison Berkeley. He believes the two businesses will work in perfect harmony together offering clients a 360 degree solution. He brings over 20 years’ recruitment experience from a variety of industry sectors, including periods as MD of both an Energy, and a Technology Recruitment firm, each of which turned over in excess of £100M per annum.

He has a thorough understanding of opening, running and growing multi-office international recruitment teams at both operational and executive level. Having started his career as a graduate trainee, within a globally successful contract recruitment company, at the turn of the century, he has first-hand experience of the difficulties and challenges faced at all levels of the career ladder. He will add significant influence to Madison Lincoln at board level.

Board Directors

Madison Lincoln is backed and supported by Madison Berkeley, the UK’s leading real estate contingency recruitment company. The co-founders of Madison Berkeley, Clare Coe and Nina Zeilerbauer will work closely with Madison Lincoln to offer our clients a unique recruitment solution.

For more information on Madison Berkeley, please click on the link below.

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Our Values


Our team is full of hungry and determined individuals who aspire to keep their client happy. We understand that if the client wins, we win.


We won’t look for the obvious solution but we will look to create, challenge and inspire our clients with bold and innovative ideas. We take away the risk so that our client can get the right result.


We understand the true value of honesty and transparency especially within our industry. Our mantra is to work to the best of our ability whilst maintain our strong principals of people first.

Straight forward

We have no interest in talking in riddles or being deliberately vague. We are straight shooters and we like to get to the point and quickly. We enjoy an open and two way communication with our clients as it allows us to work efficiently and achieve excellent results.


Our knowledge of real estate recruitment is second to none. In spite of this we want to continue to learn so we keep asking questions, we research and we read, in order for us to be able to share the most relevant and up to date information with our clients.

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