Meet the team


Steve Wright
Stephen Wright­ Director

Stephen has been based full time in our Lexden branch since 1995 supporting his staff to excel in all areas of professional estate agency and customer service. Coming from a strong corporate background, Stephen has acquired a wealth of knowledge of the local area and surrounding villages. Stephens friendly and passionate approach to business gives David Martin Group the cutting edge within this busy market place building important relationships with his clients. He has lived in Colchester most of his life and away from work he spends time with his 4 children whilst his other passion is to play golf.

John Beton
John Beton Director

Having managed the whole of the south-east region for one of the UK¹s leading corporate firms before joining David Martin Group, John¹s knowledge of the property industry is second to none. David Martin Group has grown since John joined in 1995. His expertise and tenacity has built strong relationships with his clients and local developers which has been key to delivering more business and creating a personal approach. Being one of the leading/ local independent estate agency firms in Essex David Martin have 4 branches in the local area and villages which John manages. Together with his business partner, Steve are always looking to expand their business and create more exciting opportunities for their staff to develop and grow. Out of work John spends time with his wife, four children and enjoys traveling when he can.


Hayley Pennick
Hayley Pennick Branch Manager

Hayley has been with David Martin since 2007. Hayley is now the Branch Manager and Senior Valuer in the Tiptree Branch. Hayleys local knowledge and enthusiasm for the industry is unriveled and the reason she is highly respected and successful. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children out of work.

Georgina Maddison
Georgina Maddison Lettings Branch Manager

Georgina started in the Lettings industry in 2008. With her years of experience within the lettings business she has the perfect combination of excellent customer service and industry experience. Georgina manages lettings and property management for the whole Group. She has excellent knowledge of the area and lives close by.

Jonathan Green Senior Manager

Jonathan was born and raised in the Tendring area, having worked locally for the majority of his 14 years within the industry. Jonathan started his career in one of Europe’s largest independent Estate Agency’s working his way through the ranks picking up various top performer awards along the way. He has also gained an exceptional reputation for his enthusiastic and tenacious approach to all aspects of buying and selling homes in your area. Jonathan believes in providing his clients with excellent customer service, transparency and exceeding all his clients expectations.

Senior Negotiators

Nick Price
Nick Price Senior Sales Negotiator

Nick joined DMG in 2014 after a long proven track record within a national corporate agent. Since joining the industry he has progressed at a fast pace to become an experienced senior negotiator with substantial knowledge of the local property market and in all aspects of selling around Colchester. His enthusiastic and friendly approach with clients ensures excellent customer service. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with friends and traveling as much as possible.

Nicky Faulkner
Nicky Faulkner Senior Lettings Negotiator

Nicky joined the Hythe team in 2014 with her wealth of knowledge in Lettings; she has 18 years’ experience in the business. Nicky knows the market in Colchester very well. She currently lives in Dovercourt.

Stephen Robinson
Stephen Robinson Senior Negotiator

Stephen has been heavily involved with the property industry from an early age, and has gained an exceptional understanding to be able to assist his clients and exceed their expectations. Stephen has a friendly and charmful charisma, as well as being very reliable, punctual and professional. Making him the ‘go-to’ person for all your buying and selling needs.


Grace Smith
Grace Smith Sales Negotiator

Grace has recently joined David Martin in August 2017 after working for one of the UK's largest independent estate agents for two years. She is a friendly, bubbly and personable character who prides herself on delivering exceptional customer service to all our clients. Grace constantly works above and beyond the call of duty to try and find her clients their perfect home.

Ella Christie
Ella Christie Lettings Negotiator

Ella started working at David Martin as a Junior Negotiator in May 2016 and has since progressed to a Negotiator; valuing, as well as finding new tenants for properties. she has always had a keen interest in the property industry. Ella knows the Colchester Market very well and is keen to generate new business. In her spare time she loves to socialise with her friends and enjoys walking her dog. Ella currently lives in Tollesbury with her family.

Junior Negotiators

Joanne Pearce
Connor Murphy Junior Negotiator

Connor is enthusiastic, friendly and keen to progress within the property industry. Connor is currently working towards gaining his NVQ. Outside of work, he is a keen sportsman and plays for Witham town football club.


Jessica Dunn
Jessica Dunn Branch Administrator

Jessica lives just a stone’s throw away from our Tendring office, having estate agency background makes her the perfect person to look after and oversee all our administration within the Tendring Area. Jessica prides herself on delivering excellent customer service and is always available for your admin needs.

Claire Newton
Claire Newton Company Administrator, Lexden Branch

Claire works within our Lexden office managing our property portfolios, details and marketing. Claire takes pride in ensuring high standards throughout her work having come from a strong admin focused background, specialising in audio typing, credit control and human resources. Claire's attention to detail and excellent customer service plays a key role to the smooth running of the office. Claire lives locally with her husband and two daughters.

Wendy Maguire
Wendy Maguire Property Management

Wendy works with Property Management three days per week, handling rental accounts, gas safety certificates and other maintenance issues. Wendy has been with DMG for three years, and lives in Thorrington with her family.

Danielle Mallison
Danielle Mallison Property Management

Danielle handles property maintenance issues and carries out all managed property visits. Danielle has been with DMG since 2012 and has eight years previous experience within the business. Danielle was recently married and lives locally with her family.

Kirsty Ward
Amber Welham Property Management

Amber joined the Property Management team in January 2016 to start a career within the property industry. She has a wealth of customer service experience and would like to build her knowledge within this field to aid her within her role at the Hythe office preparing property documentation, inspection reports and handling maintenance issues. She is a lover of animals, holidays and enjoys spending time with her family outside of work.

Tiptree Office

Tiptree Office

35a Church Road,
01621 815815

South Central Office

South Central Office

Hythe Quay
01206 878630

Lexden Office

Lexden Office

80 London Road
01206 764626


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