Our Team

The Garrington team unites some of the most experienced property finders and buying agents in the UK, who offer clients hundreds of years of combined expertise

Regional Team
Jennie Cole Jennie Cole regional partner (kent & sussex) View profile
Toby Ridge Toby Ridge regional partner (essex & herts) View profile
Katie Neale Katie Neale regional partner (hertfordshire) View profile
Jonathan Hopper Jonathan Hopper chief executive officer View profile
Nicholas Finn Nicholas Finn managing director View profile
John Adamson John Adamson executive chairman View profile
Lynne West Lynne West operations manager View profile
Nadia Parkinson Nadia Parkinson new business View profile
Hannah MacDonald Hannah MacDonald new business administrator View profile
Jane Ramsay Jane Ramsay client services administrator View profile

Jennie Cole Regional Partner (Kent & Sussex)

Born and Bred in the South East, Jennie attended Tonbridge Grammar School and obtained a History degree from Nottingham Trent University before settling in Kent.

Following a few years working in Finance and for a luxury Tour Operator in London, she accepted a job with a local Estate Agent and discovered her passion for property.

After 14 years in residential sales and valuations including working for a well regarded prime country house firm and a several of years working as Sales and Marketing Manager for a New Build developer, Jennie decided to switch roles and represent buyers instead of sellers.

Recognising the frustration buyers feel in a difficult market, where in most transactions only the seller has professional advice and representation, Jennie helps remove the stress from the process.

Throughout her career she has developed an expansive knowledge of the local property market as well as a broad network of professional contacts, enabling her to source off-market properties and negotiate with confidence to secure perfect properties on behalf of her clients.

Jennie lives in Tunbridge Wells on the boarder of Kent and East Sussex. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, photography, travel and cooking.

Email Jennie+44 (0) 1892 882892

Toby Ridge Regional Partner (Essex & Herts)

Toby has extensive experience and an impressive network of contacts built up during his many years in property. He initially began his career as a negotiator in North London with a leading independent estate agent before being promoted to Premier Homes Manager, covering North London and Hertfordshire.

Despite a move away from property into recruitment, Toby was infamous for finding properties for work colleagues, including one of the Directors of the large financial recruitment agency for whom he worked.

This ongoing involvement in property became the catalyst for his return to the world of property, seeing him establish his own relocation and property finding company in 2005, which he successfully grew before deciding to join Garrington.

Over the years Toby has found exquisite homes for private clients across Essex and Hertfordshire. Toby also has a keen eye for potential, he is able to spot a diamond in the rough, great for those who are looking for refurbishment and investment opportunities.

Toby lives on the north Essex border and in his free time he enjoys road cycling, to date he has completed the London to Paris journey three times.

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Katie Neale Regional Partner (Hertfordshire)

Katie joins forces with Garrington having started her career working for high net worth individuals and private families as an Interior Designer at the prestigious Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, working in prime residential property settings, yachts and holiday homes.

Latterly she moved into project work in the City and West End for Jones Lang LaSalle.

Having worked with high net worth individuals, private family trusts and foreign investors, Katie understands the need to offer absolute discretion and the best possible service throughout the acquisition process.

Beginning her own property search venture after becoming a mother, the business grew organically with some wonderful clients many of whom returned to engage her services and make use of her extensive contacts within property market. She has represented clients looking to move from London to the countryside as well as foreign investors seeking advice on portfolio acquisitions and buy-to-let investments in London.

Originally hailing from Rutland, Katie left South West London in 2014 and is now based in rural Hertfordshire. Having made the move from London herself she understands the important factors for families in deciding on their new home; good schools, commuting distances and local amenities.

Email Katie01892 882892

Jonathan Hopper Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan has an enviable track record of success spanning 20 years in the property and relocation industry. As Managing Director of Garrington, he leads a company that has represented numerous clients in multi-million pound transactions and in turn developed a respected industry profile, through the strategic growth of a market leading brand.
Jonathan is a Director on the Board of The Property Ombudsman, a Council Member of the UK’s Association of Relocation Professionals and is a former National Council Member of the NAEA.

He is frequently called upon as an authoritative voice for market insights with articles published in The Financial Times, Canary Wharf and City magazines, The Sunday Time and Bloomberg.
A past recipient of the ‘Best UK Property Finder’ award, he is continuously striving to hone his skills having completed leadership programmes at Cranfield Management School and an MBA at Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge.

As a prominent creative thinker and entrepreneurial problem solver, Jonathan is passionate about working with clients, and enjoys exploring the driving forces that push successful businesses to their highest potential.

Email Jonathan01223 858310

Nicholas Finn Managing Director

Nicholas Finn is London born and bred. With a property career spanning over a decade, he worked in prime London locations from St Johns Wood to Chiswick with one of the capital’s largest sales agents, before channelling his entrepreneurial flair into establishing his own estate agency in a sought-after part of London.

Prior to joining Garrington, Nicholas founded and ran an asset management company. It served corporate institutions and their private clients looking to sell, relocate or add to their portfolios. Nicholas leads and supports a growing team whilst using his experience and extensive contacts to generate exclusive opportunities for clients. He lives in London with his wife and young family.

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John Adamson Executive Chairman

John has worked in the property sector for the last 25 years and has director level experience in residential sales, letting and management, estate management and development. Most recently he was Managing Director and majority shareholder of one of largest estate and letting agents in the Eastern region which he successfully sold to a FTSE 250 organisation.

He holds an MBA from The Open University and is a well-respected entrepreneurial leader with an eye for detail, who thrives on the creation of customer-focused companies, where success becomes a by-product of excellence.

Lynne West Operations Manager

Throughout her career Lynne has worked mainly in the areas of Office Management, Event Management and Customer Service. In this time she gained experience being a PA at board level, organising trade shows and heading up a customer service team.

After nearly 20 years working mainly in the Telecommunications industry, Lynne decided that it was time for a new challenge. In 2009 the opportunity arose to join the Garrington team in a key role as an Operations Manager. With a wealth of administrative experience coupled with extensive customer service skills, Lynne ensures that the operational side of Garrington runs smoothly and efficiently. As an important linchpin of the organisation, Lynne’s support to the management team and network of associates is invaluable.

When not at work, Lynne enjoys spending time with her family and is an active committee member of her son’s football and cricket clubs.

Email Lynne01223 858310

Nadia Parkinson New Business

Growing up in the historical town of Windsor, from a young age Nadia has always appreciated character properties and the quirkiness and history that they offer. For over 5 years, Nadia had the opportunity to live on the West Coast, USA and developed a love for a different type of build; newer, more spacious and with such innovative architecture.

With a varied background in client supporting roles including property sales, lettings and recruitment, Nadia builds on a successful career by now creating new relationships and nurturing long-standing valued clients alike.

In her personal time, Nadia enjoys being active, following on from a semi-professional gymnastics past, as well as spending time with her large extended Italian family cooking, eating and enjoying each other’s company.

Email Nadia0207 099 2773

Hannah MacDonald New Business Administrator

Growing up in the Devonshire countryside, her parents love of property and renovation has been passed down. Hannah has relocated many times throughout the UK and has worked in leading real estate firms in different parts of the country, helping her to understand the intricacies of relocating.

After finishing her education and on completing University, she spent her early twenties riding horses and pursuing a professional career in grooming. She revisited her passion for property more recently; and has since sought a new challenge by joining Garrington to support the Head Office team, helping potential new clients who are considering engaging a property finder.

In her free time, Hannah enjoys her passion for the countryside, exploring with her two dogs and taking regular trips back to Devon to visit her family.

Email Hannah+44 (0)20 7099 2773

Jane Ramsay Client Services Administrator

Growing up in the Cheshire countryside on the edge of the Peak District, Jane has always had an appreciation for restored, character properties in idyllic surroundings.

Jane began her career in publishing. Having worked on county magazines for 14 years, Jane developed a hard-earned reputation for providing a dedicated and professional support to clients. She diligently built relationships with discerning customers and brings a wealth of Administration experience to her role at Garrington. Joining the Head Office team, Jane provides a solid and trusted support as part of Client Services.

After several of her own moves across Cheshire, she understands the importance of a smooth buying journey. Outside of work, Jane volunteers at a local animal rescue charity. A keen runner, she also enjoys creating nutritious meals for her family.

Email Jane+44 (0)1223 858 310
National Team
James Middleton
James Middleton north east Contact James
Julian Rich
Julian Rich north east Contact Julian
David Lewis
David Lewis north west Contact David
Kate Vincent
Kate Vincent east midlands Contact Kate
Jennifer Mullucks
Jennifer Mullucks east (cambridge & suffolk) Contact Jennifer
Kerry Arnold
Kerry Arnold east (norfolk & suffolk) Contact Kerry
Andrea Hewitt
Andrea Hewitt south (surrey, sussex) Contact Andrea
Daniel Rowland
Daniel Rowland south (hants, wilts, dorset) Contact Daniel
Madeline Simpson
Madeline Simpson south (surrey, west sussex, north hants) Contact Madeline
Nick King
Nick King south west (bristol & bath) Contact Nick
Jennie Petersson
Jennie Petersson south west (devon & somerset) Contact Jennie
Marie Wood
Marie Wood scotland (the highlands) Contact Marie
Isla Davidson
Isla Davidson scotland (aberdeenshire) Contact Isla
Davina Raselli
Davina Raselli scotland (perthshire) Contact Davina
James Rawes
James Rawes london Contact James
Nick Dawson
Nick Dawson london Contact Nick
Deborah Stanton
Deborah Stanton london Contact Deborah
Rex Chalmers
Rex Chalmers london Contact Rex
Alexandra Watkins
Alexandra Watkins central Contact Alexandra
Philippa Mills
Philippa Mills central (oxon) Contact Philippa
Marianne Walsh
Marianne Walsh central (bucks) Contact Marianne
Lisa Burton
Lisa Burton central (berks & bucks) Contact Lisa
Sam Williams
Sam Williams central (bucks & berks) Contact Sam
Asset Management
Helen Hudson
Helen Hudson portfolio manager Contact Helen
Nicholas Finn
Nicholas Finn managing director Contact Nicholas
John Adamson
John Adamson executive chairman Contact John
Jonathan Hopper
Jonathan Hopper chief executive officer Contact Jonathan