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
Toby Ridge Toby Ridge South East View Profile
Jonathan Hopper Jonathan Hopper Managing Director View Profile
Nicholas Finn Nicholas Finn Executive Director View Profile
John Adamson John Adamson Executive Chairman View Profile
Lynne West Lynne West Operations Manager View Profile
Yanina Jeffrey Yanina Jeffrey CLIENT SERVICES View Profile

Toby Ridge South East

Toby has extensive experience and an impressive network of contacts built up during his twenty 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 a Director of the large financial recruitment agency he was working for. 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 to focus on the South East region.

Toby is qualified in project management and it is an area which he specialises in. He has an eye for potential, and is able to spot a diamond in the rough, great for those who are looking for investment properties.

Toby lives life to the full and in his spare time he enjoys road cycling and playing sport.

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Jonathan Hopper Managing Director

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.

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Nicholas Finn Executive 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.

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Yanina Jeffrey CLIENT SERVICES

Growing up in Hertfordshire, Yanina has gained a broad range of Administration experiences from industry sectors such as software, life sciences and medical and publishing. This was all whilst seeking her ideal role within property.

Yanina now provides an essential role in coordinating Garrington’s client and marketing activities.

When not at work, Yanina enjoys spending time with her husband and family – Standing on the side lines on freezing Sunday afternoon’s supporting her daughter playing netball.

National Team
Jonathan Hopper
Jonathan Hopper Managing Director Contact Jonathan
Nicholas Finn
Nicholas Finn Executive Director Contact Nicholas
John Adamson
John Adamson Executive Chairman Contact John
Lynne West
Lynne West Operations Manager Contact Lynne
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 Contact Jennifer
Andrea Hewitt
Andrea Hewitt SOUTH (SURREY, SUSSEX) Contact Andrea
Daniel Rowland
Daniel Rowland South (Hants, Wilts, Dorset) Contact Daniel
Philippa Mills
Philippa Mills Central Contact Philippa
Sam Williams
Sam Williams CENTRAL (BUCKS & BERKS) Contact Sam Williams
Nick King
Nick King South West Contact Nick
Jennie Petersson
Jennie Petersson South West (DEVON, CORNWALL & SOMERSET) Contact Jennie Petersson
James Rawes
James Rawes Associate Contact James
Nick Dawson
Nick Dawson Associate Contact Nick
Hilda Herterich
Hilda Herterich Associate Contact Hilda
Lisa Burton
Lisa Burton Associate Contact Lisa
Yanina Jeffrey
Yanina Jeffrey CLIENT SERVICES Contact Yanina
Relocation Team
Leonia Newman
Leonia Newman Director & Co-Founder Contact Leonia