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Why choose Graves Jenkins?

Whether you are seeking to sell, let or acquire commercial or residential premises, require a valuation for various purposes, need advice on any landlord or tenant matter or require investment, development or management consultancy, we can assist.

David Bessant
Director
David heads the Commercial Agency Department based in the Crawley office with a “hands on – can do” approach.  In addition to Commercial Agency Services he advises clients on a wide range of property issues including Asset Management, Investment and Development opportunities. 
T: 01293 401040 M: 07767 422530
bessant@graves-jenkins.com
Neil Cooper
Director
Neil heads the Professional Services Team based in Crawley and his expertise covers Valuations,  Landlord and Tenant matters and Litigation/Expert Witness work.   Neil is Chairperson and a Director of the Crawley Town Centre BID. He has a passion for playing various sports albeit his golf could be better. He is a Brighton and Hove Albion season ticket holder.  
T: 01293 401040 M: 07798 654154
cooper@graves-jenkins.com
Stephen Oliver
Director
Stephen has 32 years agency experience specialising in commercial property including the investment and development markets. Clients receive rounded and tailored advice to help exceed their aspirations. Stephen is married with 3 children, lives in Brighton, and is occasionally found mountain biking on the South Downs.   
T: 01293 401040 M: 07786 577323
oliver@graves-jenkins.com
Phil Graves
Director
Phil is one of the founding Directors of Graves Jenkins, alongside the late Richard Jenkins, in 1993. Approaching 40 years’ property experience specialising in commercial agency, investment and development sectors. President of BHEAA in 2010, Executive Member of BHEP, co-founder of Construction Voice with B and H Chamber of Commerce and a charitable fundraiser. Married with twin boys, he enjoys watching all sport, and is a keen single figure handicap golfer.
T: 01273 701070 M: 07970 747197
graves@gravesjenkins.com
Thomas Neal
Associate Director
Thomas works in our Crawley office across the Professional Services and Commercial Agency teams. He has 8 years of experience as a valuer and agent in the local market. He lives in Lewes with his fiancé and enjoys running, cycling and walking on the South Downs.
T: 01293 401040 M: 07402029513
neal@graves-jenkins.com
Oli Graves
Senior Negotiator
Born in Brighton, Oli leads the Commercial Property Agency in our Brighton Office where landlords, buyers and prospective tenants can expect both quality service and communication. After graduating from West Palm Beach, Florida with an MBA, Oli is now training to become a fully qualified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist.
T: 01273 701070 M: 07435 099764
oli@gravesjenkins.com
Nick Booker
Chartered Building Surveyor
Nicholas is a qualified Chartered Building Surveyor and joined Graves Jenkins in 2020. His broad building consultancy experience includes surveys, dilapidations, defect analysis, works as a Contract Administrator and Party Wall.   He is married with two young children and hobbies include walking, cycling, and visiting National Trust gardens.      
T: 01293 401040 M: 07747 218754
booker@graves-jenkins.com
Stephen Howe
Consultant
Steve has worked in Mid Sussex for over 40 years starting as a trainee surveyor with the long established firm of Bradley and Vaughan in Haywards Heath. Steve is a Chartered Building Surveyor and undertakes a wide range of building surveying tasks, in particular, acting in accordance with the provisions of the Party Wall etc. Act 1996.  
T: 01444 458444 M: 07971 756162
howe@graves-jenkins.com
Jill Durrant
PA to David Bessant and Neil Cooper
PA
01293 401040
durrant@graves-jenkins.com
Hannah Cruttenden
PA / Secretary
PA/Secretary
01293 401040
cruttenden@graves-jenkins.com
Dominic Ryan
Surveyor
Dominic is a graduate Surveyor at Graves Jenkins in the Crawley office. He works closely with Directors, David Bessant in Commercial Agency, and Neil Cooper in Professional Services.  Dom finished studying for a BSc (Hons) Real Estate Management in October 2021 and looks forward to completing his APC in the near future.   
T: 01293 401040 M: 07539 441309
ryan@graves-jenkins.com

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