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Lee O'Brien, Director

David Kirby

David Kirby

Director

Bio

David is a founding director of David Lee. Before setting up the company he obtained an invaluable amount of experience in Estate Agency working for one of the top agencies in the Hertfordshire area.

David currently runs the highly successful Residential and Commercial Lettings Department at David Lee. He is very aware of how important the laws and legislations of the lettings industry are and thrives on keeping himself and his team fully educated in their area of expertise. If you would like to discuss anything to do with property lettings then David really is the person to talk to.

David was schooled locally, and his extensive knowledge of the East Herts / West Essex border area is testament to the respect he has gained from the many clients he works tirelessly for. David lives in Bishop's Stortford with his family and is very active in the local community.


Lee O'Brien

Lee O'Brien

Director

Bio

Lee is a founding director of David Lee and previously worked with David at a flagship corporate Estate Agency. Prior to working within the corporate Estate Agency sector, Lee also gained valuable experience working at an independent agency and consequently has seen both sides of the estate agency world.

Lee’s key role within the business is to manage the operational side of David Lee with a focus on promotion and growth for the company. He also heads up the David Lee sales division – his wealth of experience in a range of markets makes him the best candidate for this job.

Lee is currently focussing on the expansion of the Land and New Homes division.

Lee lives in Stansted Mountfitchet with his wife and two young sons.


Emma Hancock

Emma Hancock

Property Manager

Bio

Emma joined David Lee as Property Manager in 2014. She has worked in the property industry for 12 years, including roles at the UK’s largest independent estate agent, a construction company dealing with new build homes, and an organisation dealing with vulnerable tenants in the London Boroughs.
Emma’s role at David Lee is to manage tenancies from the point of moving in until they move out. Her many responsibilities include dealing with day to day building issues and repairs, ensuring that the David Lee portfolio is legally compliant, and dealing with renewal of contracts, serving notice and deposit returns.
She has recently moved to the area and enjoys spending time with her fiancé, family and friends and her beloved dog Monty!


Elizabeth Felgate

Elizabeth Felgate

Pre-Tenancy Administrator

Bio

Liz joined the David Lee team in 2015, having worked in the property industry for 20 years.  She previously worked in property management and sales in both Hertford and London.

Liz’s role of Lettings Administrator at David Lee involves responsibility for all pre-tenancy documentation, liaising with both Landlords and Tenants with a view to making the whole process of finding and moving into a property as stress free as possible.

Liz has lived locally for the past 14 years and has three children. She loves rugby, skiing, holidays and spending quality time with her family.


James Rawlinson

James Rawlinson

Senior Negotiator

Bio

James joined David Lee having previously worked in IT sales in Broxbourne, where he gained his sales experience and other skills that he has brought with him to David Lee.

His role as Junior Lettings Negotiator involves making regular contact with potential tenants and booking viewings.

In his spare time, James enjoys playing and watching football (he is an avid Spurs supporter), travelling and socialising.


Samantha Harwood

Samantha Harwood

Senior Negotiator

Bio

Samantha joined David Lee after working for two independent estate agents over the last 11 years. During this time, Samantha became an extremely confident and ambitious hard worker which has led her to have great success in the industry. Her enthusiastic and driven attitude is highly valued in her role as Senior Negotiator in our Bishop’s Stortford office. Samantha’s main roles include generating business, valuing, negotiating deals, communicating with our clients on a daily basis.

Samantha enjoys the challenges which the property industry provides and has moved to David Lee to bring fresh ideas and a different approach. She is very much a valued member of the team and her energy and upbeat personality is infectious.

When Samantha is out of the office, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and is currently in the process of planning her wedding.

 


Mark Tadgell

Mark Tadgell

Associate

Bio

Mark has been in estate agency since 1987 starting with local family firm Watsons. Mark went on to develop his career in the corporate world running large offices for national companies. Mark has lived and worked in the area all of his life and has excellent knowledge of the industry and local market. Mark is a keen amateur golfer and enjoys spending time with his wife and two children.


Alex King

Alex King

Property Manager

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Tracy Dobbins

Tracy Dobbins

Customer Service Assistant

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Laura Kirby

Laura Kirby

Customer Service Assistant

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James Buckmaster

James Buckmaster

Head of Media

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Ellen Stone

Ellen Stone

Financial Advisor

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