Meet the Amos Estates Team

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Darren Dukes FNAEA, MARLA


Darren has been in Estate agency since 1984 working at Amos for a long periods of his career. Buying into the business in 1996 he has successfully helped build Amos Estates into one of the leading estate agents in South Essex.

Darren is community spirited supporting local Schools and voluntary organisations including Westwood Academy, Deanes and Benfleet Rotary Club. He is still suffering at the hands of his beloved Spurs working off the frustration at his local gym. Darren has a very strong family commitment to wife Hermoyone and daughter Beatrice.

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Colin MacLean


Colin has been with Amos Estates since 1986 and is based between our busy Rayleigh High Street & Hockley Spa Road branches controlling residential sales and our specialist commercial and business transfer department. Colin has been at Amos Estates since leaving School in 1986.

Away from the business Colin is a well known public figure representing Thundersley Village at Castle Point Borough Council. Founder of Thundersley Town Team, Chairman of Governors at a local Primary School and Past President of the Rotary Club. Saturdays are spent watching the Arsenal from his seat at the Emirates.

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James Baker BSc

Associate Director

James has been with the company since 2011 managing the succesful Hadleigh branch and is a qualified domestic energy assessor providing our EPC's. James' fantastic sales performance led to him being appointed an Associate Director of our firm in 2015

James is very kind hearted being a guide dog puppy walker for the guide dog association and is another avid Spurs supporter. Graduated last year with an open degree in Law. James claim to fame relates to his appearance in a well know channel four spoof television programme.

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Andrew Gilbey

Sales Negotiator

Andrew joined Amos Estates in 2015 initially working from our Hadleigh office until our new flagship office at Hockley opened in April 2016. His primary role within our business is residential listings and is an important cog in our Hockley sales team.

Andrew has helped the local Rotary Club on their Christmas Sleigh collection . He has a keen interest in the equestrian business after spending much of his former career transporting horses across the globe.

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Catherine Edington

Account Manager

Catherine controls our accounts department including processing rents and credit control. She has dedicated her career to Amos Estates working for the firm since leaving School in 2000.

Catherine is another of our community minded team and she led our 'Wickford in the Pink' fundraiser for Bosom Pals. Her passion is making crochet creations and looking after her ferocious cat, Daisy.

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Chloe Daley

Sales Negotiator

Chloe is an integral part of our young, dynamic sales team based at our Rayleigh High Street office. Chloe is responsible for the administration of our sales and client contact systems.

She has been posting particularly successful results in her Rightmove training including a 100% score in effective marketing. Away from the hullabaloo of the office you are likely to find Chloe in her local gym keeping fit.

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Jess MacLean

Sales Negotiator

Jess has been with the firm since April 2016 and is based at our busy Rayleigh High Street office. Primarily dealing with residential sales she also provides support to our specialist Commercial & Business Transfer Department.

A quick learner who has already achieved ABBE Level 2 Certificate in Property: Sale of Residential Property and City & Guilds Qualifications in ICT & Customer Service since joining Amos Estates. Outside work Jess is an active member of her local Rotary Club supporting good causes. A keen swimmer who was part of the Amos Raft Race team during the Summer of 2016.

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Jill Short

Sales Progressor

Jill is a well known personality within our industry literally moving thousands of residents over a career spanning 35 years. The most difficult part of our business is moving the transaction from offer accepted to handing over the keys on completion day and Jill specialises in progressing sales for Amos Estates valued clients.

When Jill is not in the office or working from home updating clients she can be found on a Spanish beach sunning herself and probably still thinking of those same clients back in Essex!

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Kimberley Gurden BSc (Hons)

Lettings Negotiator

Kimberley is our property management whizz kid solving all of those tenancy issues and coordinating the work for our professional maintenance department. She has been an important member of our lettings team since joining Amos Estates in 2009.

Kimberley is a very caring young lady who has previously volunteered at a mental health facility within our community. Away from her desk you will find Kimberley on a bike at the local gym sweating through her spinning class!

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Rob Moir

Sales Negotiator

Rob is based at our Hadleigh Office and is responsible for negotiating sales, client contact and producing our award winning sales brochures. Rob started his Amos Estates career in 2009 and has quickly demonstrated a great reputation for excellent customer service and clever marketing.

In his younger days Rob supported numerous charitable organisations including charity runs and fundraisers. Away from work you will find Rob on a golf course, at West Ham United or spending time socialising.

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Rory Hawkins

Branch Manager

Rory is an important member of our staff controlling our newest office at Hockley in Spa Road. Rory utilises the selling skills from his past experience running a corporate estate agency branch and blends them with the excellent customer service standards you would expect from a leading independent agency like Amos Estates.

In the little spare time he has away from his challenging role within the office you will find Rory watching his favourite football team, Arsenal.

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Thomas Neale BA (Hons) MARLA

Lettings Manager

Thomas heads up our successful lettings and property management department based at our London Road, Hadleigh branch. Thomas controls a talented team providing first class customer service to our Landlord clients. He is a fully qualified ARLA member.

An active Board Member of Hadleigh Oaks Management Company which controls the Wilkinson Drop development at Hadleigh. Away from business you will find him on the badminton court.

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Simon Jones

Mortgage Advisor

Simon is a reputable mortgage broker, who has worked for competitive lenders since 1990. In various positions, including National Key Accounts and Regional Sales Manager, Simon has shown commitment to his role. Simon supports all three of our branches financial services requirements and is primarily based at our Hadleigh branch.

Simon is a family man, avid Liverpool FC supporter and keen skier.

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Lauren Hoskins

Sales Negotiator

The weekends are buzzing at Amos Estates and Lauren is a vital part of our Hadleigh office team hosting Open Homes, making viewing appointments and keeping the Hadleigh Office open on Sundays to make sure post-Sunday lunch appointments can still be made.

Lauren enjoys spending time away from the desk with her young family and makes the most of her (rare) spare time by diving into her favourite book.

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Sue Rawlinson

Sales Negotiator

Sue joined the Amos Estates team at Hockley in 2017 and has been assisting clients ever since! Her exceptional, friendly customer service skills has transformed our office into a pop-up florist on completion days as satisfied customers arrive armed with bouquets of thanks!

In her spare time away from the office Sue enjoys boating, badminton and walking holidays.

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Abbi Coaker

Sales Negotiator

Abbi joined the Amos team at Hadleigh in 2017 to support the administration team who maintain our unique marketing systems, her friendly demeanour has quickly made her a popular and important member of the Amos family, especially when it is time for a cup of tea!

Away from the office you will find Abbi blasting out Justin Bieber tracks and shopping.

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