Barry O’Connor
Managing Director

Barry O’Connor was the Managing Director of McInerney Holdings PLC until 2010 and served as it’s Chief Executive. Barry qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand before joining ICC Bank. He joined McInerney in 1988 and was its Executive Director from 1992. He has been responsible for the construction of over 25,000 houses both in Ireland and the UK.

Aoife O’Gorman
Financial Controller

Aoife O’Gorman,FCA joined Genesis Homes as Financial Controller in August 2014. She trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG from 1997 to 2000. She subsequently held financial roles in a number of commercial enterprises in the UK and Ireland. In particular, Aoife worked on PPP/PFI projects in Balfour Beatty Capital Projects, a subsidiary of Balfour Beatty plc.

Alan McClearn
Contracts Manager

Alan McClearn – Alan joined Genesis Homes as Contracts Manager in 2014. A graduate of GMIT with a degree in Construction and Building Management, Alan has strong residential and commercial experience. He worked with McInerney Homes & Contracting from 1998 – 2011. Alan is an experienced foreman, who has completed many large scale residential developments and constructed approximately 1000 units. Developments completed include Doughiska, Galway, Dromaconn in Athlone, Strandhill & Caltragh in Sligo.

Alex Walsh
Business Development Manager

Alex Walsh – Alex has over 10 years experience in real estate..Alex joined Genesis Homes in 2018 to grow the capital stack and project pipeline. He was an investment analyst and portfolio manager in the largest alternative real estate finance company in Ireland. He managed a rolling book of c.€120m+ and originated c.€35m of residential development debt.
Alex’s previous roles included management of a debt portfolio of c.€530m against real estate value of c€2.1bn, located in Ireland and Europe.
Alex is a Chartered Surveyor having completed his training with Deloitte Real Estate London. He has a degree in Real Estate from Limerick Institute of Technology and an MA in Business from the University of Limerick.

Sean Cleary
Quantity Surveyor

Sean Cleary – Sean joined Genesis Homes in 2017 to maximise value for money from suppliers and sub-contractors and to manage the cash flows for each project.
He has over 15 years construction experience across build types but with a focus on apartments and housing construction.
He has a degree in Construction Economics and Management from Limerick Institute of Technology and completed a postgraduate diploma in Project Management at Trinity College Dublin.

Miriam Nelson
Personal Assistant

Miriam Nelson – Miriam worked for McInerney Homes for twenty years having joined in 1998. Promoted to the personal assistant to CEO. Joined Genesis Homes in 2012.
In addition to being to P.A she has a co-ordinating role with agents in marketing and sales.


Genesis Homes have personnel in all key aspects needed in a real estate development organisation.
The organisation has been set up so that it can flex with the growth of future projects in an efficient manner.