Meet The Team


Lee Potterton BSc (Hons) MRICS
Managing Director & RICS Registered Valuer
Lucy Potterton
Company Secratary


Lee obtained an Honours degree in Estates Management before qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2000.


He is an experienced Surveyor and Valuer for residential property in East and West Sussex and neighbouring counties. He also worked in a commercial/residential agency.


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Lucy is the co-owner of the company, assisting with property administration.










John Gray BSc (Surv) MRICS DHM
Senior Consulting Surveyor

Melissa Kirby
Office Manager


John qualified as a Chartered Building Surveyor in 1984 and was Head of Department at a large Brighton firm before setting up Housemartins in 2004

He has extensive experience of seafront property, Listed Buildings, and Landlord & Tenant matters.

John is a member of Pyramus & Thisbe Club for Party Wall surveyors and holds a Diploma in Housing Management.




Melissa has over 15 year’s office administration experience, with a background in property and finance administration. 


She is responsible for overseeing the day to day running of the office, for producing and ensuring the efficiency of administrative procedures and supervision of the administrative staff. 







Jennie Bush
Financial Controller
Jill Rubrecht


Jennie is responsible for the smooth running of accounts for our clients. Jennie is an AAT Level 3 qualified book-keeper with over 15 years accounting experience.
















Jill produces reports and provides general secretarial services. She has specialist experience of transcription encompassing property, medicine, finance and research.

Catherine Gibson
Cheree Rounce


Cat has worked in lettings and property management for over 10 years, and has a wealth of legal service knowledge.





Cheree has over 9 years administration and sales experience, familiar with a wide range of software and operating systems.




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