Staff Profiles

Marius Foster

Marius Foster

Director

Director Marius Foster joined the company as a negotiator in 1996 working alongside Edward. They grew the business and incorporated the lettings department as another string to Hilton's bow and in 2014 he became a director. He and Edward pride themselves on delivering a bespoke, highly professional service to all of their clients to accommodate each individual customers requirements.

Born and bred in Brighton, Marius has extensive local knowledge and has gained vast experience over the years, he is friendly, approachable and always happy to help. He believes that you should treat people how you would like to be treated yourself.


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Edward Skinner

Edward Skinner

Director

Edward joined John Hilton in 1972, he took over the business in 1988 and has seen the estate agency business evolve considerably in the last 40 years. Masses of experience in the industry to give the best possible advice on all aspects of moving.

Calm under pressure a strong negotiator and very capable of delivering the best results for our clients. Edward has taken a well deserved back seat in recent years, and now spends a lot of his time organising events in his local community and spending time with his family.


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Jo-Ann

Jo-Ann

Lettings Manager

After studying at university and travelling Jo found her niche in lettings. She built up another local agents' business, and after parting company relished a new challenge with John Hiltons. She has also studied and gained a qualification in surveying which she achieved at Brighton University, and is highly organised, fair, hardworking and committed to giving clients a good service with a personal touch.

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Tracy Ewington

Tracy Ewington

Senior Sales Negotiator

Tracy joined the team at the beginning of 2013. She has vast experience in sales and with the general public in a variety of sectors. She is approachable and happy to go that extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction is kept at a high level that a company like John Hiltons demands.

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Vicky

Vicky

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Vicky has a wealth of experience with dealing with all types of people and has always maintained a professional and honest approach. She is extremely hard working and will always go that extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction and nothing is too much trouble. She has managed a Village shop and a busy Main Post Office and her organisational skills and accuracy when dealing with all types of administration are second to none. She joined us in 2014 and is a valued highly motivated member of our team.

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Georgia Browning

Georgia Browning

Administrator

Georgia joined us in late 2011 and has established herself as the backbone of the office. She had previously worked as a finance officer for a local company in the arts and culture industry for 11 years. Georgia over sees the administrative work of the office and is a very organized and conscientious team player.

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Fay

Fay

Sales & Letting Assistant

Fay started at John Hiltons in April 2016. She has many years experience in customer services and had always wanted a career in Estate Agency. She is now applying her skills and gaining experience in both the sales and letting side of the business. Fay has excellent communication skills and is enthusiastic to apply herself to whatever tasks she is asked to carry out. In her spare time her interests include badminton and ballet.

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Robert

Robert

Sales Negotiator

After graduating from Brighton University, Robert began working in the local property industry in 2015. After learning his trade and progressing up the ladder he joined John Hiltons in 2018. He is very friendly and approachable and will go the extra mile for his clients to give the best possible service. He has many feathers to his bow including professional photography and floor plans and is a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor.

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Jerry Phillipps

Jerry Phillipps

Property Maintenance Manager

Jerry started at John Hiltons in March 2019 to run and oversee the general property maintenance of our very busy lettings department. Jerry has vast experience in the property sector and has many feathers to his bow having worked in residential sales for several years before re-training as a Domestic Energy Assessor and Professional Property Photographer. More recently Jerry turned his practical hands and became a self-employed handyman contractor working for various local letting agents in property maintenance. Having been on the other side of the fence he is well versed and knowledgeable in what is involved in resolving property maintenance issues that come up and his manner fits in with the John Hilton’s ethos of going that extra mile and delivering good service. For tenants who report maintenance issues online through our Fix Flo App and via this website, Jerry is instrumental in overseeing the works from start to finish in order to achieve the most efficient and effective outcome. In his spare time Jerry is a family man and his interests include golf, watching sport and eating out.

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Joseph

Joseph

Lettings Negotiations

Joey came to John Hiltons initially as summer staff in our busy student season. He became such an integral member of staff during that period that we just couldn’t let him go so he has now joined the team as a permanent valued member. Joey is a fantastic communicator and organiser and will jump at any challenge thrown at him with verve and diligence. Having worked in previous summers for an inventory company he has added that knowledge to all he has learnt at John Hiltons and is ready to become a star in the lettings industry.

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Megan

Megan

Lettings Assistant

Megan joined the John Hiltons team in February 2018 and is the all singing all dancing member of our team. Whilst training in Performing Arts, Megan attends Saturdays and becomes a fully-fledged member of staff during the summer months. She helps out all in areas, whether that be organising, admin or viewings and hands down makes the best cup of tea in the office.

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Bella

Bella

Part Time Lettings Assistant

Bella joined John Hiltons in May 2019 to help the team through the busy summer period. Bella is hard-working, motivated and is always ready to help wherever she is needed. Having previously worked in retail and customer service, Bella has excellent communication skills. She is now working with us part time alongside studying for a Masters in Philosophy.

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Tom

Tom

Sales Progressor

Tom is our most recent and very welcomed recruit to the office. His extensive Estate agency career spans over 15 years and includes Independent, Corporate and Hybrid agencies Tom's tenacious approach to his work alongside a wealth of industry specific knowledge and experience made him an obvious choice for the newly assigned post as Sales Progressor. With exceptional customer service and communication skills and an exacting eye for detail, you can rest assured that your sale or purchase will be in very safe hands and arrive safely at completion.

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