Meet the team

Hastings

Guy de Vyea
Amie Kendrick
Marc Standen
Julie Symonds
Joe Finney
Callum Harrison
Rowan Campbell

Bexhill-on-Sea

John Sanderson
Sarah Sanderson
Josef Santonocito
Sarah Sanderson-Smith
Danny Power
Anna-Marie Morrison
Emily French
Lyn Over
Katherine Andrews

Rye

Ralph Popple
Barnaby Osborne
Benoit Dupont
Parris Spring
Jade Lyward
Jackie Polley

Battle

David Greenwood
Emma Dengate
Tim Keenan
Harriet Todd

Northiam

Oliver Claridge
Roz Broad
Misha

Tenterden

James Massey
Kelly Vickerman

St Leonards-on-Sea

Clare Heasman
Samantha Cosson
Charlotte Hine
Amy Hollick
Vanessa White

Property Consultants

Adam Cannon
Stuart Pedersen

Financial Services

Steve Gann
Robert Slaughter
Clive Packham

Central Operations

Alan Crouch
Karen Dixon
How much is my home worth?
Letting guide
Sales guide
Find me a property
Jargon Buster

Guy De Vyea

Guy has been an estate agent for over 20 years and performs the majority of the property valuations and has fantastic experience in advising clients of the value of their property.

Guy joined Rush Witt & Wilson in 2009 and since has carried out over 10,000 residential valuations helping thousands of people successfully move within the area.

He is valued member of the team and gives fantastic back up to the sales team and takes great pride in making sure your property is marketed in the best possible way and achieves the best possible price.

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Amie Kendrick

Amie keeps all our sales running smoothly liaising with buyers and sellers, mortgage brokers, solicitors, surveyors and even other estate agents.

Amie has worked for Rush Witt & Wilson for 16 years and has successfully helped the same clients more than once and sometimes twice, Amie is a superb asset to the sales team and is often referred to as an oracle as she has such a good memory for property and buyers that she has gained from years of loyal service helping many clients move whom have gone on to recommend our services.

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Marc Standen

Marc joined us from a local competitor and has always had appreciations to work for us, due to our ongoing success. We welcomed Marc to our team and he hasn’t looked back since.

Marc is an experienced estate agent who covers all aspects with a diligent manner and excellent customer relations. Like the rest of our team Marc has helped many clients move successfully and with his experience now specialises in valuing.

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Julie Symonds

Julie has worked for us for 11 years and we honestly don’t know how Julie gets through the amount of work she does! Julie is the back bone of our branch and we couldn’t live without her.

Julie is a very experienced estate agency secretary that takes multi-tasking to a whole new level. Julie has worked with us from many years and hopefully many years to come.

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Joe Finney

Our clients love Joe, his background was showing clients around property for many years and following on from recent promotion and brilliant feedback Joe now works in the branch giving our clients and customers the best possible service and is proving to be a tenacious estate with a real gift for great customer service.

He has brilliant knowledge of the town and the areas we cover and is always happy to help.

Joe has recently been promoted to Senior Negotiator.

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Callum Harrison

Callum, like Lucy, joined us from a competitor in 2019 and has grown up locally. Callum won us over with his desire to work within a busy branch and hasn’t looked back since he joined.

As the youngest member of the team he brings fantastic energy to the business with his time split showing clients around property and giving great support to the sales team.

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Rowan Campbell

Rowan brings excellent local knowledge of the local area to our accompanied viewings when buyers often require the experience we hold in selling property but also the positions and locations the property is found within.

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John Sanderson

Branch Partner John Sanderson, has nearly 30 years of estate agency experience and comes with a hugely successful sales record. John is born and bred in Bexhill and has worked right across the south east of England where he has built an exceptional understanding of the housing market having worked previously as an area manager in London and Kent. He knows what it takes to deliver excellent service levels and to achieve maximum prices for our vendors every time, whatever the market. He is delighted to back working in his home town to share his insight and give Bexhill his best.

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Sarah Sanderson

Sarah plays a key role in our sales progression team whilst supporting all areas of the business. Sarah has over 20 years of experience within estate agency with some of her previous roles manging highly successful corporate branches and banks for many of these years through different market conditions.  Sarah is a local herself and is married to Branch Partner, John and have worked together for many years.

Josef Santonocito

Since joining Rush Witt & Wilson in 2014, Josef has quickly progressed to be our Sales Manager and Property Valuer of the branch due to his consistent delivery year on year of outstanding  sales results and customer feedback. Josef is born bred in Bexhill and prides himself on his unrivalled local knowledge of the area. Josef works closely with all members of the team to ensure that excellent service levels and maximum prices are achieved for our vendors every time, whatever the market conditions are.

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Sarah Sanderson-Smith

Sarah plays a key role in our sales progression team and  has over 30 year experience working locally in estate agency. Sarah takes huge pride in her pivotal role supporting our clients and guiding them through the sales progression process from the point that a sale is agreed through to exchange and completion. Sarah is born and bred in Bexhill and is sister to Branch Partner, John and have worked together for many years.

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Danny Power

Danny is part of our Sales Negotiator team. Due to Danny’s determination and drive for helping our clients sell and purchase properties he has already stated his estate agency career with outstanding sales results.  Danny has excellent communication skills, a fantastic knowledge of our properties and a natural talent at matching the right properties to the right buyer.

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Anna-Marie Morrison

Anna-Marie is our branch secretary and works closely with John and Josef to produce our high quality brochures and ensures that our properties are displayed in their best light to help secure a buyer at the best price. Anna Marie is also born and bred in Bexhill and has a real passion for properties.

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Emily French

Emily is part of our Sales Negotiator team and takes great pride and enjoyment in helping our clients, whether this be finding buyers the perfect property or selling properties for the maximum price. Emily delivers this with her fantastic communication skills and has great knowledge of Bexhill as a resident of the town.

Lyn Over

Lyn is our viewings assistant and has a real passion for Bexhill and property, helping buyers to find the right property for them. Lyn really enjoys meeting our clients and provides them with sound knowledge and outstanding customer service.

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Katherine Andrews

Kate is part of our Viewing assistants team, and loves to help our clients find their perfect home.

Kate has a fantastic knowledge of the local area and has a really passion for properties.

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Ralph Popple

Ralph has been with Rush, Witt & Wilson for 20 years and knows Rye and the surrounding area better than anyone.

Growing up in Winchelsea Beach and being a second generation Rye agent has given Ralph an unrivalled fountain of property knowledge in the area, and we truly believe there is no better person to give you an honest and accurate valuation of your property than him.

This is demonstrated by the continued flow of clients which return to us year after year.

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Barnaby Osborne

Barnaby is what many in Rye would call, a “proper Ryer”.

Born, raised and schooled in Rye he knows the town like the back of his hand. Having joined the Rush, Witt & Wilson family in 2011 straight from finishing his studies, Barnaby has never looked back after learning his trade in our busy Hastings office and has an uncanny knack of matching buyers to properties and specialises in getting these sales through to completion.

A well-known face around the town, Barnaby can be found in his spare time playing football for Rush, Witt & Wilson sponsored Rye Town FC.

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Benoit Dupont

One half of Rye’s “French connection” Benoit has one of the most interesting life stories you’ll come across and this life experience has helped him deal with all situations within the buying and selling process.

One of the happiest people we have come across we challenge you to not be re-vitalised by his infectious personality! Living in Rush, Witt & Wilson territory, Benoit has fast developed a handle on each buyer and sellers individual needs and will be delighted to help you try to find your dream home.

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Parris Spring

Having been with us for a number of years, Parris has fast developed into a superb and extremely knowledgeable agent with a special eye for matching buyers to property. Another Rye local she knows the area well and can be found on the weekend running around town after her greyhound Ross.

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Jade Lyward

After joining Rush, Witt & Wilson in 2006 after leaving education, Jade spent 11 years with us before leaving to start a family. Having re-joined recently, Jade knows how the company operates and how we look after our clients. A well-known face in the community with superb knowledge of the local area, Jade is a huge asset to the team.

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Jackie Polley

Before joining us Jackie was the kind of client who kept us going! A frequent home mover who knows the moving process more than most. This knowledge of the process from a clients side gives Jackie a sympathetic approach to a clients viewpoint on moving, knowing full well that sometimes it cannot be easy and is always prepared to offer help in any possible way. More than likely to meet you on a viewing with a beaming smile Jackie will do her best to find your new home!

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David Greenwood

David is heading towards his 9th year with Rush Witt and Wilson whilst being within the industry for many years locally prior.

Committed to providing a level of service other agents can only desire, with absolute honesty. He is a family man who enjoys cycling, golf and a lifelong fan of motorcycling, who can be found at weekends at his local racetrack.

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Emma Dengate

Emma has been providing Rush Witt and Wilson with 16 solid years of dedicated service. She has become an oracle of knowledge within the Battle property market, someone clients come back to time and time again for the honesty Emma provides.

She specialises in property photography. She also enjoys photography outside of work, horse riding and spending time with her family.

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Tim Keenan

Tim is a very experienced Estate Agent having worked and operated his own office for the last twenty years before moving down to Battle in 2016.

Bringing a wealth of knowledge and still retaining enthusiasm for the industry and in particular striving to give excellent customer service. Tim is a keen golfer and enjoys fishing.

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Harriet Todd

Harriet joined the Rush Witt & Wilson team in 2019, with aspirations to always work within estate agency and strong family links to Battle it seemed the perfect fit.

Having grown up and schooled in the town, we are confident that with her local knowledge and growing experience she will mould into an excellent member of the team.

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Oliver Claridge

Having joined Rush Witt & Wilson in 2010 after stepping away from retail banking, Branch Partner Oliver has built a reputation as a trusted go-to member of the Northiam community and beyond.

Always committed to offering the right advice through approachable and highly professional customer service he continues to prove be the unrivalled choice having sold countless properties across the local area over the past decade.

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Roz Broad

After a very successful career in sales and management at Rank Xerox I left London to join the world of estate agency in 2004 in the local areas and have never looked back.   I am so pleased to bring my wealth of experience, knowledge and proactivity to Rush, Witt & Wilson in Northiam.  It is a pleasure to be working for such a professional company and since joining in May 2021 I am already enjoying looking after our vendors and customers alike.

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Misha

Misha comes along to share her happy friendly disposition to all staff and customers who care to share her positive outlook on life. She has 9 years experience within the estate agency world!

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James Massey

James has been with Rush Witt & Wilson his entire career having joined us back in 2006. Having learned his trade in our Rye and Northiam offices, he was promoted to our Branch Partner three years ago due to his extensive local knowledge of Tenterden, great eye for detail, and impeccable customer service levels. He is a familiar face in the town having attended Tenterden Junior School and Homewood School & Sixth Form College.

James also worked part time at one of the local supermarkets as a teenager and is currently a member of the local gym. Having grown up in Appledore where he still lives with his wife and two children, he knows the local area better than most and loves nothing more than spending time with his family.

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Kelly Vickerman

Kelly has been with Rush Witt & Wilson for 5 years and offers a wealth of experience having initially started her career in estate agency back when she was just 18. From the first time you meet Kelly her bubbly and friendly personality is hard to ignore and she is always prepared to go the extra mile to match the right buyer with the perfect home.

In her free time Kelly loves nothing more than a DIY project at home and spending time with her two children and three dogs.

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Clare Heasman

Clare has been with the company since 2006 and now in her 14th year with Rush Witt & Wilson. Committed to providing an excellent lettings & property management service from the initial valuation through to tenancy and property management, with the number of returning clients testament to the level of service provided. In her spare time she can be found spending time with her family, walking and exercise classes.

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Samantha Cosson

Sam is an experienced letting negotiator, now in her 5th year with the company. She deals with all areas of the lettings business with a wealth of knowledge on anything rental related. Having recently returned from Maternity leave after the birth of her first child, she is kept busy in her spare time with her young family.

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Charlotte Hine

Charlotte deals primarily with the property management. Liaising with tenants and Landlords alike to resolve all your property maintenance needs & arranging any required certification. She enjoys walking and cycling with her family in her free time.

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Amy Hollick

Amy is the newest member of our team, dealing with client registration, marketing & administrative support, with all your rentals & property management needs. She enjoys spending her free time with her young family and is an avid Motorsport fan alongside her husband.

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Vanessa White

Vanessa is the newest member of our team and will be dealing with all property marketing, from client matching, coordination of viewings through to the preparing of tenancy paperwork.

Adam Cannon

Grew up in Sussex before studying at a London University. 30 years experience in marketing, market research, agency & the property industry generally.

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Stuart Pedersen

Stuart hatched his employment career into the world of Financial Services back in 1987 and actually started working for us 23 years ago and after 5 years of service running our original mortgage and Financial Services department. Taking a subsequent career change he has enjoyed an 18 year sabbatical enjoying working for Blue Chip Insurers , Broker Intermediary Sales Development Organisations specialising in account and sales development management . His background of former employers include HSBC , Funding Circle, Europe’s largest peer to peer business finance platform and most recently, Stuart trained as a property manager with a Lettings Agent to acquire knowledge and working practice looking after landlords and tenants and property management. Stuart re-joined us in 2019 and is now into his 7th year of service with Rush Witt & Wilson and currently works with all our branches by keeping in touch with our clients ensuring our customer service is maintained alongside supporting all our branches with arranging valuations . Stuart enjoys more of a rural lifestyle these days including tractors ,all things Land Rover and is a keen on outdoor construction projects in his spare time.

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Steve Gann

Steve started life at Andrews Financial Services in July 1989. He also worked for General Accident Property Services and Hambro Countrywide until the early 1990s when he joined Commercial Union Home Link trading as Agency Financial Services where he worked until 1998 and then decided the time was right to become an Independent Financial Adviser and has been with Sussex Independent ever since.

Steve has arranged a considerable number of mortgages over the years and related insurances and has a very detailed knowledge of the mortgage market.

Steve holds the Financial Planning Certificate, the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice, the Certificate in Regulated Equity Release, and the Certificate in Regulated Customer Care.

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Robert Slaughter

Robert has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, specifically in the wealth Management and Financial Planning arena and is Diploma qualified. Over the last 10 years he has been working closely with clients to help them to grow and protect their wealth.

Robert has worked for a leading UK bank as a private banking manager and brings with him a vast knowledge across many differing industries where he has tailored financial planning solutions for each of his clients to meet their individual needs.

Robert believes that the most important aspect of assisting his clients is the ability to listen to and understand their requirements to help them build on these aspirations, through cultivating long standing working relationships to advise them of the options available to achieve their objectives.

In an ever-evolving world of financial planning keeping up to date with changes is paramount in assisting clients in managing their corporate and personal wealth to meet their goals, whatever they may be.

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Clive Packham

Clive loves helping his clients to buy their dream homes. With over 12 years’ experience as a mortgage adviser, he has built up an extensive knowledge of the often-confusing mortgage market to ensure his clients purchase or remortgage goes as smoothly as possible.

He specialises in guiding first time buyers through the maze of the mortgage market ensuring that they fully understand one of the most important purchases of their lives. Their very first home together. Making the whole process as painless as possible.

He has furthermore helped many of his clients to go on and build rental property portfolios with the view to a prosperous and enjoyable retirement.

Clive’s aim is simple. To find you the best mortgage for your needs and to then make the whole process as smooth and trouble free as possible.

He is also a health “freak” having recently transformed his own health after a pre-diabetic diagnosis by his doctor. He lost five stone in just twelve months using intermittent fasting and exercise. He now keeps himself healthy and fit and encourages his clients to look after their own health as it’s the most valuable asset we own.

He is currently training for his first Triathlon ever at the ripe old age of 64 and believes that age is just a number. He often tells his clients, “health is wealth, look after your health as if your life depends upon it, because it does”

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Alan Crouch

Alan joined Rush, Witt & Wilson in 1996. He was “sent away” after a year to be trained by respected local estate agent guru, Richard Popple (Father of Ralph at Rye and also responsible for training Mark Rush!) Returning in 1999, Alan worked in the sales office in Hastings, covering all aspects of the process before he was tasked with setting up the lettings department. He started doing some parts of his current job in 2002 before fully handing the lettings baton on in 2004. His current role as Operations Manager covers a multitude of “backroom” tasks that are required to run a successful company like Rush, Witt & Wilson. This role allows the Branch Partners to concentrate on the clients with out having to concern themselves with other things. According to his Twitter profile, Alan is a “Husband & father. Enthusiastic cricketer, skier & golfer with delusions of mediocrity. Keen cook sometimes found in whites at The Chilli Kitchen.”

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Karen “Dixie” Dixon

Dixie started in estate agency as an office junior when she was just 18 and during her ‘30 something’ years experience has covered most of the roles within her field – administration, viewings, negotiating and sales progression. She started work for Rush Witt and Wilson 7 years ago after moving locally and has been a valued member of staff at both our Battle and Northiam offices.   More recently she has taken on the task of producing Rush Witt and Wilsons leading property magazine – Preview.

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