After graduating in Economics, Sandy began a career in banking and was head-hunted to run a financial services team. He subsequently turned his attention to the Docklands property market and used his financial services skills to build up a substantial property portfolio. This led to the opening of the first Franklyn James branch in Limehouse in 2004 and further branches have quickly followed.
Joanna speaks Polish, enjoys baking and has worked in estate agency since 2004. She joined Franklyn James in 2005 as a property administrator and now holds the NFoPP Technical Award in Residential Lettings & Property Management and is a registered ARLA member. Joanna looks after client and office accounts and over the years has built up very strong relationships with landlords and tenants alike. She enjoys the problem solving aspect of her job and likes things to be organised and efficient.
Born in Camden and raised in Hackney, Antony knows the local area like a black cab driver. He appreciates that his job does not end when a deposit is taken. To enable the lettings process to run smoothly, from first viewing until move-in day, Antony ensures that potential tenants have all the information they need to make an informed decision on which properties best suit them. Antony likes to keeps in shape at the gym, play football and keep up with new releases at the cinema.
Born and raised in Essex, Nick has always been drawn towards the buzz of working in Central London. Having started his property career as an apprentice with an independent letting agent, Nick quickly realised that he had a natural passion for property and couldn’t resist the opportunity of working for Franklyn James to take his career to the next level. Always looking to improve, Nick is currently working towards his ARLA qualifications and always ensures that he gives the highest quality of customer service.
Jamie initially worked in the financial sector in land and alternative investments, subsequently moving into estate agency in 2013. He has an eye for those properties which will consistently rent well and he would like to draw upon his growing expertise in investment purchasing to build up his own property portfolio one day. Jamie endeavours to lead a healthy lifestyle by maintaining a positive mental attitude, eating well and going to the gym, but he does still love a takeaway.
Having worked in property management for 10 years and as a mortgage advisor for 5 years, Stephanie has an extremely thorough knowledge of what property ownership entails and how the financial side works. Stephanie made the transition into estate agency in 2008 and is currently a sales negotiator. Born in Malaysia, Stephanie speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin and she enjoys opportunities to travel around Europe and Asia - she particularly likes to try a wide range of dishes from different countries.
After graduating from the University of Sussex with a BA (Hons) in English Literature, Shannon has had a variety of jobs, from working for model Caprice Bourret to climbing the management ranks at River Island. Shannon was drawn to the property industry because she loves engaging with people and fast paced environments, and where better to start than in East London, where she was born and raised. In her free time, Shannon enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family and travelling across the world.
Lee began his career in lettings in 2008 and has worked his way up to his current position. His responsibilities include managing a team of negotiators, monitoring and reviewing their performance, staff training and development, carrying out valuations, updating clients and negotiating offers. He enjoys the fast paced, challenging work environment and being part of a dynamic team. Away from work, Lee relaxes by watching and playing a variety of sports, going to the gym and meeting up with friends.
With a background in recruitment, David moved into property sales in 2007. His current role is very varied and covers canvassing for new properties, providing valuations, viewings, negotiating offers and progressing sales via solicitors. David feels he is lucky to see the fantastic views of East London and the City on a daily basis and he loves the satisfaction of handing keys over to an excited new owner on completion day. When possible David likes to try new restaurants and escape on city breaks.
Fluent in Norwegian and Greek, and born and raised in Cyprus, Tristan moved to England to progress his footballing career. He played in goal for Dagenham and Redbridge FC for two years before moving into the East London property industry in 2015. Despite viewing properties all day long as part of his job, Tristan still likes to go home and watch property auction shows on TV. Tristan hasn't completely given up football and still plays five-a-side when he gets the chance.
Dovile has worked in the property industry since the age of 17 and has a wealth of experience in administration and property management. After working in a purely office based position she was keen to move into a role where she is able to interact more with the local community. Dovile is well versed in all property related matters, holding a NFoPP Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management. She enjoys learning about different cultures and likes to get away on short city breaks when possible.
Gary began his career in the property industry as a sales negotiator in 2004 and worked his way through sales, lettings and property management to reach his current position. He joined the Franklyn James team in 2012, having moved from corporate management. Gary has attained NFoPP (National Federation of Property Professionals) Level 3 and over the years has accrued a wealth of knowledge enabling him to comfortably head up the property management team. Away from office life, Gary enjoys all aspects of football.
Back in 2013 Nicole began to learn the ropes as a negotiator within a small independent estate agency. She enjoyed working in the property sector, but was drawn more to the administrative side of the business and is now honing her skills as an organisational and problem-solving powerhouse. Nicole enjoys family trips to a wide variety of restaurants with the occasional glass of wine included. She also winds down by swimming, socializing with friends and having a good TV binge (possibly TOWIE).
Phil has been working in property since 1998, after gaining a degree in Business Studies and Geography. Over the years he has built up a wealth of experience in all aspects of estate agency and he takes great pride in receiving recommendations from very satisfied clients. Phil has good local knowledge of Blackheath and the surrounding areas, having lived in SE London since 1999. Outside of work, Phil enjoys spending time with his family, sports, running, baking and a glass or two of good wine!
Sophia studied Fashion Promotion and worked in PR before moving into the property sector in early 2016. She adores architecture and interior design and while growing up she spent many hours watching property programmes. A naturally calm team player, Sophia enjoys working in a group environment where she can learn and share knowledge. Born and raised in South London, Sophia loves the buzz of living in a major city and she has plans to visit as many of the Seven Wonders of the World as possible.
Kate grew up in rural Suffolk before moving to London. She started out in estate agency in early 2015 after having worked in hospitality and events management. Kate has a degree in Nutrition and Human Health and has been involved in Ballroom and Latin dancing since she was tiny. Being part of a friendly team and viewing interesting properties in and around Blackheath are the highlights of Kate's working day and when she can she likes to fit in a weekend trip to a comedy club or the theatre.
Mark’s experience in the property sector began in 1996. Since then he has dealt with every imaginable sales scenario, climbed the professional ladder and run offices in South West and East London. Mark has a very obvious passion for property and his aim is to achieve the best result for his clients on every occasion. Mark is an approachable, friendly individual who likes nothing better than happy customers on completion day. He still manages to fits in time for a fun packed family life too.