Robert started in a large West End commercial agency over 50 years ago, before moving on to a long established Purley based residential agency where he was taken into the partnership when he was just 24. He was instrumental in growing the firm until it was sold to the Northern Rock in the late 1980’s. After two years as sales director, he acquired the Oxted office to open Robert Leech and Partners in 1989. Outside of work he enjoys walking his dog and will still take every opportunity to go skiing.
Wendi Leech joined the company some 20 years ago following a career change. She heads the Land and New Homes department based in Reigate together with assisting in the general running of the business. Married to Robert Leech.
Mark started his career in 1990 and has worked for successful independent and corporate agents in Surrey and Sussex. He has covered many disciplines including land and new homes, country homes and has experience in lettings. He is proud to be running the highly regarded Lingfield Office.
Paul joined Robert Leech in 1993 to set up and run the Country House & Equestrian Estates division of the business. Formally Paul was Director of a national estate agency chain and he is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He is married with a daughter and son. In his spare time he is well known for conducting high profile charity auctions, having worked on behalf of International organisations.
Emma is Reigate born and bred, a former Micklefield school girl many years ago! Emma has now raised her own family locally – a testament to her opinion of Reigate and resulting in an excellent local knowledge everything from schools to rugby clubs. She started her life with Robert Leech in 2005 and has always been an integral part of the friendly, yet tenacious Reigate team.
James Chapman – Sales Manager
James is a results driven property professional with a passion for residential property investment. With over 13 years of experience in the industry and possesses a deep understanding of the entire journey, including property valuation market analysis and asset management.
James is a skilled communicator and is able to work effectively with all stakeholders involved in the transaction. In his spare time James enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and country pursuits.
Chrissie started her estate agency career in 1982 working in managerial roles throughout London and Surrey, more recently working in Oxted for the past 20 years. Looking for a new challenge Chrissie was delighted to have joined in Robert Leech in 2019 as Senior Sales Negotiator.She enjoys meeting clients and conducting viewings and has a great enthusiasm for selling properties both new and established. In her spare time she enjoys walking her golden retriever, regularly going to the cinema and enjoying ski-ing holidays.
Following on from a successful career in advertising sales Kelly’s career moved on to property and has previously been a Branch Manager for an agents in Kent. Her forte is to help applicants find the right home and consider properties that they may have dismissed. She is delighted to be able to bring her vast sales experience to the vendors and buyers to Robert Leech Oxted. In her spare time you will find her blending spices and creating numerous curry dishes from around the world and trying to stop the family cocker spaniel, Fudge eating the results.
Carol Scott – Senior Sales Negotiator
Carol’s sales career started 30 years ago in the world of magazine publishing working on business to business, trade publications. A move into estate agency is the perfect fit for her sales skills and her passion to help people. Outside of work Carol enjoys socialising with friends and family, yoga, long walks with her dog, and taking on a trekking challenge. She has been known to scale the odd mountain and has taken part in marathon treks to raise money for charity.
Amanda’s career has been focused on excellent customer service and communication – starting out as a holiday representative for Thomas Cook she then joined British Airways as cabin crew. Most recently Amanda worked in clinical recruitment. She joins Robert Leech Reigate as an integral part of our sales team. Outside of work, Amanda enjoys baking and has been told that her brownies are her ‘show stopper’. To counteract the baking Amanda loves hiking and a personal highlight was when she completed a trek to Machu Picchu.
Christine Taylor – Senior Sales Negotiator
Christine is one of Robert Leech’s longest serving members of staff and has worked across many of our offices in both sales and lettings. As of 2023, she is brining her property expertise and extensive local knowledge to the Lingfield office, working along side Mark and Carol.
In Christine’s spare time she loves to travel and has travelled throughout Europe and beyond.
Colin set up his own Estate Agency in Warlingham in the mid 1980’s which he successfully operated for nearly 30 years after which, he focused on Land and New Homes, identifying potential development opportunities and providing developers with bespoke marketing services in the area of North East Surrey. During this time, he established a close working relationship with many excellent house builders. He joined Robert Leech Land and New Homes at the beginning of June, to assist the existing team in growing the already busy new homes department. With the aim to expand the geographical area in which we operate and provide our developer clients with first class marketing services as well as identifying new opportunities.
Lydia joined Robert Leech Estate Agents in 2021 and brought with her a wealth of experience built up over the previous 10 years specialising in the area of land and new homes. Lydia’s early career working in senior marketing roles for international luxury brands, has allowed her to draw on her skills to work creatively with our in-house marketing team to effectively market new homes. In addition, Lydia is a key contributor to identifying potential new development sites and works closely with established builders throughout the whole house building process.
Katie Parsonage is the mortgage adviser at Robert Leech and has over 25 years experience and works with Mortgage Advice Bureau. She has lived in Reigate for 20 years, is married to Rob and has 2 children. Katie deals with over 90 lenders to find the right one for your circumstances and needs – some of these schemes cannot be found on the high street and are exclusive to Mortgage Advice Bureau. Outside work, Katie loves all water sports, fitness classes and holidays.
With six years’ experience in facilities management and now into his sixth year in the lettings industry, Jonathan is the most recent member of the Robert Leech team and heads-up our superb Lettings Department. Covering Reigate, Oxted, Lingfield and beyond, Jonathan has always lived within the Surrey Downs region and takes great pride in all that the Southeast of England has to offer. A keen photographer and a vintage watch enthusiast, his love for property and his passion for outstanding customer service are in equal measure.
Kerri Glassey – Property Manager
Kerri started her career in property in 2005 as a Sales Negotiator and then moved to the lettings side of the business and worked on property management and finally inventories & deposits manager. Kerri then continued her career at a referencing company were she worked at management level for 9 years before joining Robert Leech in March last year.
In Kerri’s spare time she enjoys spending time socialising with friends and travelling back home to Liverpool to spend time with family.
Brooke Ellis – Senior Lettings Negotiator
Brooke joined Robert Leech from a successful career in hospitality. She has a passion for great customer service & this has transferred beautifully to her role in the lettings team.
In Brooke’s spare time she enjoys a good book or exploring the stunning Surrey countryside with her dachshund Albert.
Nathan Glass – Lettings Negotiator
Nathan is fresh out of college and although he is new to the world of lettings, his enthusiasm and passion is evident. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for providing top-notch customer service, Nathan is ready to dive into the world of rentals and make the lettings experience easier than ever.