Meet the Stephensons Team


Ian E Reynolds FRICS BSc (Est Man) - Managing Partner
Ian has over 45 years experience of the Greater York property market and is the leading authority on residential development land in the North of England. Whether you have a single building plot or a large development site in excess of 100 acres Ian can provide expert advice on your asset and how to maximise it.

Nick Kay MRICS - Partner
Having joined Stephensons in 2002 becoming a Partner of the company in 2010, Nick has over 15 years of experience of the North Yorkshire Housing market qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2006. Nick specialises in all areas of Residential Property including residential sales, residential lettings, development land and property auctions

Oliver J Newby MNAEA - Partner
Having grown up in and around the villages of York Oliver is approaching 13 years in the property industry having worked for some of the city's largest organisations. From a family with a wealth of property background this allows him to offer an extensive knowledge of the people and property of North Yorkshire. Oliver joined the company in 2008 to head our Stephensons Town & City department and now oversees all residential sales in our York city centre office and was made a Partner in 2017.

York Office

Chris Hill FNAEA - Associate Partner & Residential Lettings Manager
Chris has been managing Stephensons Residential Lettings for over 23 years. He offers a personal and professional service unequalled in the area, whether it is finding the right tenant for your property, managing it in your absence or maximising the financial return when letting your property Chris and his team offer a reliable & friendly service to guide through your letting needs.


James E Reynolds BA (Hons) MRICS - Partner & RICS Registered Valuer
James has over 13 years post qualification experience as a Chartered General Practice Surveyor, having previously worked for Sanderson Weatherall. He has considerable knowledge of the Yorkshire market and deals with all aspects of commercial property including; valuation advice for secured lending and company accounts; development appraisals/advice; sale, letting and purchase; rent reviews and lease renewals; none domestic rating advice and commercial property management.


Daniel Wilson MNAEA Sales Negotiator
Daniel joined Stephensons in early 2015 having studied 'Business Economics' at Sheffield Hallam University and became a member of the National Association of Estate Agents in 2016 and now back at Sheffield Hallam studying to become a member of the RICS. From a sales background Dan brings enthusiasm and drive to the office and has become a valuable member of the team working alongside Nick,Oliver, Zak & Sarah in our busy York office. Out of work Daniel enjoys socialising, travelling and has a passion for cricket.


Sarah Sherwood MNAEA
- Senior Sales Negotiator
Sarah joined the firm in 2005 as the member of the National Association of Estate Agents. An enthusiastic member of the team who is highly skilled in sales negotiation/progression and offers a vast knowledge of York and its villages. Sarah deals with all Sales Progression in our busy York office and is on hand to guide buyers and sellers through the sales process.


Zak Brotherston MNAEASales Negotiator
Currently studying to become a member of the National Association of Estate Agents Zak joined the Stephensons team in early 2016 and comes from a family experienced in property development. Being a highly motivated individual and passionate about property Zak graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University studying 'Advertising & Brand Management' and is on hand to help with all your property enquiries, whilst bringing a high level of enthusiasm to the team alongside Nick, Oliver, Sarah and Dan. Outside of work Zak enjoys socialising with friends and is a keen football fan.


Iain Jarvis- Property Consultant
Iain joined the Stephensons team in 2017 and comes with a wealth of property experience. Iain provides a knowledgeable service to those hoping to visit and inspect any Stephensons property. Out of work Iain enjoys cricket and can often be found on the golf course.


Fiona Sissons Lettings Negotiator
Fiona is 'front of house' Letting Assistant, dealing with tenancy applications & referencing, general enquiries etc. She's lived in the York area for many years & knows the City well. Fiona has worked for Stephensons worked for the company since 2006 is widely experienced in letting matters.

Selby Office

June Simpson - Sales & Lettings Manager
June has worked for Stephensons for 14 years. She has lived and worked in Selby all of her life and as a result her local knowledge is extensive. Her role within the Selby team includes running our busy lettings department, sales negotiator and secretary to the branch manager. June has always been passionate about her job and always give 100% to give the best possible service to her clients. 


Mary Romaniw - Senior Sales Negotiator 
Mary was born and bred in Selby and has a wealth of local knowledge and around 29 years experience in estate agency in Selby.  Mary is passionate about her work in our busy sales reception, being a highly skilled negotiator handling all aspects of sales to ensure that our clients experience a stress free sale and purchase.

Tom Brooks  - Sales Negotiator 
Tom joined the Selby team in 2015 and intends to study to become a member of the National Association of Estate Agents.  Tom brings a high level of enthusiasm to the office, working alongside Mark, June, Mary and Carol.  Tom is on hand to deal with any enquiries and will be pleased to arrange your next viewing or market appraisal. 


Carol Trifunovic Senior Sales Negotiator 
Carol joined the Selby team in 2015 having previously worked in sales and estate agency.  Carol brings a high level of customer service and is highly skilled in negotiation and sales progression, and offers a wealth of knowledge of the Selby area, York and villages.
Easingwold Office

Nick Lawrence - Associate Partner
With over 32 years of estate agency experience selling a wide range of town and country properties locally, regionally and nationally, Nick's in-depth knowledge provides our clients with expert guidance on all property matters whether you are bidding and buying or more importantly, looking to sell your property for the best price possible with the minimum amount of stress by providing you with a realistic valuation and invaluable advice on how to maximise your property's true market potential.


Sue Smith - Senior Sales Negotiator
With over 12 years of experience in residential sales and lettings in Easingwold and the surrounding area, Sue aim is to ensure our clients the smoothest move possible and provides invaluable and unwavering support through the day to day challenges that buying, selling or renting a property brings by solving problems, finding answers and chasing up the weakest links in your chain


Debbie Hodgson - Senior Sales Negotiator
Although a Londoner by birth, Debbie unashamedly admits to being evangelical about the joys of living in Easingwold which has been her home for the last 20 years and with over 10 years of experience in residential property sales in both Easingwold and York Debbie provides a professional, efficient and friendly approach and takes enormous delight in guiding our sellers and buyers through the property sale process.

Fiona Antrobus -
Senior Sales Negotiator
With over 20 years of experience in residential property sales in both Easingwold and York, Fiona is a highly skilled negotiator who works tirelessly to achieve the best possible sale price for our clients. Her in-depth knowledge and infectious enthusiasm provides both buyers and sellers alike with a positive and proactive approach to the quite often stressful process of moving home.

Gill Glover
- Sales Receptionist
Having previously worked at Boulton Cooper Stephenson in Helmsley, Gill lives locally and joined the Easingwold sales team in 2016. Gill provides our clients with a professional, friendly and efficient approach whether you are in the process of buying, selling, renting or letting a property.

Boroughbridge Office 

Lin Thompson- Senior Negotiator
Lin has been successfully selling property from our Boroughbridge office since 1999. Lin thrives on the day to day challenges that buying and selling properties brings and prides herself on guiding clients sympathetically and efficiently through the sales process from the initial valuation of their property to the completion of their sale.

Julia Saul - Senior Negotiator
Julia has over 20 years estate agency experience, both in Boroughbridge and previously in London. Her efficiency and organisational skills make her an invaluable member of our sales team and provides our clients with essential advice and support throughout the whole buying and selling process.

Knaresborough Office

Tracey Middleton - Sales & Lettings Manager
Tracey is one of Knaresborough's most recognisable faces and has been an ever present in our Knaresborough Office since 2006. Specialising in sales negotiation and property management, your property will be in the safest possible.

Kate Reynolds-Jones - Senior Negotiator
Kate is our most recent recruit joining Stephensons with a wealth of experience behind her in the Knaresborough property market. Kate is skilled in all aspects of sales negotiation and progression and boasts years of experience in property management.

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