Ockendon Office

Kevin Terry - Senior Manager

Kevin joined PATTERSON HAWTHORN in 2000 as a Trainee Negotiator and undertook his sales training in the Hornchurch office. Within six months he was promoted to Sales Negotiator, and as the top performing Sales Negotiator with unmatched sales success at this branch he soon achieved a promotion to Senior Negotiator. Kevin’s impressive sales ability soon lead him to be awarded with the promotion to Sales Manager of the South Ockendon Branch in 2004. He soon set to work his magic there. This promotion was the making of Kevin and he has excelled in his role as Sales Manager, leading a highly successful sales office whilst still selling properties himself at an impressive rate; he is a manager that truly leads from the front, regularly being the top sales person in the company. Nearly two decades with PATTERSON HAWTHORN have given Kevin unrivalled experience and knowledge of the property industry, and he is a firm believer that achieving the best price for our properties and giving good customer service to his clients is the way to win repeat business. Kevin is a family man so spends most of his spare time with his wife and two sons, and keeping fit by running.

Victoria Garrett – Sales Negotiator

Vicky has now been with PATTERSON HAWTHORN since 2006 (a decade of experience!), she started off in the lettings side of the business and came over to strengthen the Ockendon office sales team in 2007. Vicky has lived and breathed Thurrock air all her life and she brings with her a wealth of local area knowledge which is vital to the balance of the Ockendon sales office. Her ‘never say die’ attitude to put a sale together or to save a sale has helped the company on many occasions throughout the years. Her proactive and positive approach makes her a firm favourite with buyers and sellers.

Zoe Banton – Sales Negotiator

Zoe joined the Ockendon office in 2012 and has gone from strength to strength, she is now one of the leading sellers for the company. Zoe has the gift getting along with everyone. Her excellent attitude in the office and professional positive approach have been some of her greatest strengths. She will go the extra mile for all her clients to achieve the best price for her vendors. A real asset for the company.

Simon Burns – Valuer

Simon’s career in sales is a long and successful one. Originally from Ipswich, Suffolk boy Simon moved to Essex shortly after graduating from Northampton university, and since then has embarked on a fruitful and impressive career in sales. Before joining us, Simon worked as a Sales Trainer in an energy brokerage firm where he was responsible for the sales training of more than 30 consultants. Simon has always had a keen interest in the property market and joined PATTERSON HAWTHORN as a Negotiator in their Ockendon Office, in which he gained his essential knowledge of the sales process and the property market. His top rank performance as a negotiator lead to Simon being promoted to the role of Valuer in 2014, a role in which suits his vibrant personality perfectly. His obvious passion for the property market in conjunction with his in depth market knowledge make him an outstanding valuer, and the positive feedback heard about Simon on a daily basis is testimony to that. Simon enjoys going for forest walks with his two daughters and partner in his spare time.

Katie Jackson – Sales Progressor

PATTERSON HAWTHORN welcomed Katie as part of their expanding team in 2015 and she has proved to be a great addition. She has a long history of working in the property industry so taking on the role as a dedicated sales progressor where she has been able to utilize her vast experience in all aspects of selling and buying has been a successful move. Katie has the perfect combination of determination, patience and in-depth knowledge to guide any sale through to completion, and her friendly and understanding personality mean that buyers and sellers find her a pleasure to deal with along the way. In her spare time Katie loves holidaying, socialising with friends and running.

Charley Edgeler – Secretary

Charley joined us on a work experience scheme in 2008 whilst she was studying for an NVQ in Business and Administration at college, and was rewarded with a full time secretarial role with PATTERSON HAWTHORN in 2009 once she had completed her course. Charley’s astute attention to detail and impressive organisational skills have made her a true asset to PATTERSON HAWTHORN, and she does a fantastic job at ensuring the everyday administration side of things is running smoothly. She is renowned in the offices for her superhuman typing speed and remarkable ability to plough through her workload, Charley’s middle name is Efficient. Charley enjoys spending her spare time with her partner and daughter.

Linda Oliver – Secretary

Linda joined us in 2017 and although this is her first role in the property sector, she has slipped into the role perfectly. Her main duties involve putting properties on to the market (which she does at a phenomenal speed) as well as compiling property brochures, keeping window displays up to date and sending out sales letters, amongst other things. She has a friendly and easy-going personality and is a pleasure to have in the office, although she is often so busy putting new properties on the market that it leaves little time to talk! Linda’s calm and methodical approach means that she is able to plough through her workload at the busiest of times and is always happy to help other staff members whenever possible. Some of Linda’s hobbies include reading, going to the theatre and walking.