Our Team

Commercial property experts who work hard for you and your property

Our team have many decades of commercial and residential property experience between them; no property project will present a challenge too complex.  We have in-depth experience in all aspects of property, from strategic investment to day-to-day management.

With knowledge and expertise in the Home Counties and London, our specialists are well-placed to assist you with your property, no matter the complexities involved.

Alan Millinder

Alan commenced his career in the property business in residential agency in 1969, subsequently worked for a property company, a major West End investment agent (partner designate) and founded Symon Smith & Partners in 1979 – our 40th anniversary is in 2019!

He has had considerable experience in the commercial and residential investment market and acts for a number of specific investors who have active requirements at the present time. As a consequence of the financial changes in 2008 he has undertaken numerous rent reviews outside of London, the Cotswolds, Bristol, Southampton, Sheerness etc. He is also involved in the property management sector and active in the acquisition of secondary industrial estates and ground rent investments.

 

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Richard Cole

Richard learnt the Retail Market through Dudley Samuel & Harrison before moving on to Druce and then joining Alan in 1980. He currently acts for Costcutter Supermarkets, Birley’s, Ollivelli’s and Sunstar to name a few. There are also Property Companies for whom he acts.

He deals in all aspects of the retail market including Rent Reviews, Acquisitions and Sales.

 

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David Lawrence

David brings over 40 years experience in the property industry to his current role.  Over the years David has represented many National and International Companies in the acquisition, disposal and lettings of Commercial properties throughout the South East of England but with a particular emphasis on Central London.

Now handling a large and varied portfolio of mainly residential block management properties he brings all that experience to the benefit of his Clients who are a mixture of Owner Occupiers and Private Landlords.  David also handles a portfolio of individual AST’s located to the South West of London as well as various individual high value flats in Central London.

In his spare time David enjoys spending time with his family (his wife, 2 grown up children and a granddaughter) as well as following Arsenal where he is a season ticket holder.

 

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Mario Anastasis

Mario is an experienced property manager with a 25-year career covering all aspects of residential block management.  He began his career in Property Management in North London before joining Symon Smith & Partners Ltd in 2006.  Due to his accumulated experience and technical knowledge, he has successfully managed a large portfolio of properties ranging from conversions, purpose built and mixed use.  Mario has successfully represented several clients at the First Tier Tribunal and the County Court.

Mario is an Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Management.

 

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