Introducing our team…

Richard Whitley

Richard Whitley, Partner & Head of Residential Sales

Richard, grandson of the founder, joined R Whitley & Co in 2004 and has learnt the business from the ground up. With 12 years of experience under his belt, he is now a Partner and heads up our successful Residential Sales Department. Richard spends his days utilising his extensive local market knowledge to provide realistic, market-led valuations for clients and overseeing each and every sale with an absolute determination to make things happen.

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Christopher Whitley BSc (Hons) MRICS

Christopher Whitley BSc (Hons) MRICS, Partner

Chris, grandson of the founder, is a Chartered Surveyor and has been part of the team at R Whitley & Co for over 20 years. Born and bred in West Drayton, he is the head of our sizeable Residential and Commercial Property Management Department overseeing the management of our clients most important investments. As a Chartered Surveyor, Chris also carries out professional work on behalf of clients, including commercial rent reviews.

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Jonathan Whitley BSc (Hons) MNAEA

Jonathan Whitley BSc (Hons) MNAEA, Associate

Jonathan, grandson of the founder, returned to R Whitley & Co in the summer of 2014 after a period of seven years gaining experience elsewhere in the property industry including a property investment company and corporate chain of estate agents. His eye for detail and passion for great customer service are key in his role in supporting the Residential Sales Department. His days are spent assisting his brother, Richard, in preparing new instructions to be launched to the market as well as conducting viewings and negotiating sales. Jonathan also takes control of all things marketing, including our social media presence. Jonathan is a licenced member of the National Association of Estate Agents having passed his National Federation of Property Professional examinations in 2015.

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Alexander Wookey MARLA

Alexander Wookey MARLA, Associate & Residential Property Manager

Alex joined R Whitley & Co in 2006 and is an Associate and key member of our property management team. His conscientious and friendly nature is ideally suited to his role which includes liaising with landlords and tenants over a diverse range of property maintenance and management issues. Alex is a licenced member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents having passed his National Federation of Property Professional examinations in 2015.

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Ben Gunton BEng MNAEA

Ben Gunton BEng MNAEA, Senior Property Consultant

Ben joined R Whitley & Co in 2014 to support the residential sales department. He has a broad background in estate agency having previously worked for another independent firm of estate agents in Iver. Ben’s focus is on progressing client’s sales from sale agreed right through to completion. This involves chasing solicitors, lenders and other parties whilst dealing with any bumps along the way. Ben’s tenacity, enthusiasm and commitment make him ideally suited to this vital role.

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Mark Newbold

Mark Newbold, Lettings Consultant

Mark joined R Whitley & Co in 2015 from a background in residential property management for a private landlord. Mark spends his days dealing with enquiries, qualifying prospective tenants, conducting viewings and negotiating lettings. His friendly and calm approach are ideally suited to this fast paced role.

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Gyan Singh

Gyan Singh, Residential Property Management

Gyan Joined R Whitley & Co in 2014 from a background in residential property management for private landlords. He now diligently assists Chris and Alex in the day-to-day running of this department including routine property inspections and processing tenancy renewal documentation.

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Paul Whitley FNAEA MARLA

Paul Whitley FNAEA MARLA, Managing Partner

Paul, son of the founder, has built up an enviable level of experience in the local property market over a 40 year career at R Whitley & Co. He has been at the helm of our family business for almost half of his career and has an unfaltering determination to deliver professional customer service and do the absolute best for his clients. Paul is the office oracle – if you’re unsure about anything property related then he almost certainly will know the answer.

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Stephen Whitley FRICS

Stephen Whitley FRICS, Partner

Stephen, son of the founder, is a Chartered Surveyor and has built up a vast knowledge of the local property market during his long career at R Whitley & Co which exceeds 45 years. His professionalism is proven by his impressive number of long standing and repeat clients. Like his brother Paul, if your need an answer to anything property related, he will surely be able to answer it!

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Liz Brown

Liz Brown, Sales & Lettings Administrator

Liz is a highly organised and a valued member of our team, not only assisting the Managing Partner with his working day but helping the lettings department with the processing of the vital referencing and tenancy documentation. Liz also helps out with the large amount of administration involved in the running of the busy residential sales department.

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Suzanne Jelly

Suzanne Jelly, Office Administrator

Suzanne joined R Whitley & Co over 10 years ago and assists Stephen Whitley in the day to day running of the commercial sales and lettings department. Suzanne is both conscientious and thorough and always gets the job done on time!

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"Ben, Jonathan other staff kept us updated at all times and were always happy to answer calls and respond in a very timely fashion to any queries. We would recommend R Whitley to any seller."
Wendy R on 3rd December 2015 (via