Meet The Team Partners
Having started for well known independent West Country Estate Agents Gerald Probert in the late 1980's, John opened the Taunton office of Wilkie May & Tuckwood in the summer of 1991 working alongside the founding three partners Chris May, Bob Tuckwood and Ken Wilkie. Having worked at every level within local estate agency businesses from 'tea boy' to Managing Partner, John now advises on all aspects of property acquisition and sale along with portfolio management and specialist property advice. Based in the Taunton office though covering the whole region he is always contactable on the main office number.
Symon Jeffrey MA MNAEA
Symon joined Wilkie May & Tuckwood in 2000 after a 10 year career at sea travelling the world. In 2003 he gained his Masters Degree (MA) in Business Management and in 2004 National Association of Estate Agency (NAEA). I n 2007 he became a full Partner continuing to expand the company, develop the brand and implement new practices and procedures. Symon is based in the Wellington office, one of the most thriving across the company, having retained the number one spot in the town for over 10 years which he is immensely proud of.
Residential Lettings Partner
After a six year career in the British Army after leaving school, Kate moved to Taunton and turned to Residential Lettings. After 23 years ago in the business she has gained a wealth of experience in marketing and letting a wide range of property in the company’s area covering Devon and Somerset. Kate has a good knowledge of Landlord and Tenant Act and likes to keep up to date on the rapidly changing legislation in this sector. Kate prides herself on being diligent in all she does and relishes the complexities that come with the role.
Residential Lettings Partner
After leaving college Darren spent several years in retail management gaining a wealth of knowledge in a customer focused role. Darren has been a partner in residential lettings since its inception in 2007. With a thorough knowledge of the local rental market spanning over 18 years Darren’s pleasant and calm approach ensures customers, both new and old, are well looked after.
Nick has been working within Estate Agency for almost three decades, starting in Bridgwater as a junior negotiator before gaining further experience within the Somerset region in various roles up to Manager status. Nick is well known and respected within the profession and is sought and trusted by clients who value his wide expertise. When Wilkie May and Tuckwood expanded into Bridgwater in 2011, Nick was the obvious candidate to run the office as a Branch Partner. Nick says his new role in Bridgwater is a natural move as it is a town he knows well and he is excited about the many new businesses coming to Bridgwater as these have helped bring considerable new residential development and prosperity to the town.