Meet the Team

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Luke Bennett

Director

T: 020 8544 2828

E: Luke@sw19.com

Luke launched SW19 in 2005 having worked within estate agency locally since 1998. The first office was established on Merton Road where business thrived and the SW19 presence expanded further into Wimbledon town and Colliers Wood. 

Living in Wimbledon and being a local face in the community has played a large role in the growth of the business. ‘Those people locally that know me will know that SW19 aside, my big passions are sports cars and formula one racing. I also enjoy participating in charity half marathons and bike rides around the country.’ 

From an early age it was Luke’s goal to own his own business. His drive is maintained by the people within his team who help to motivate and encourage new business each day. A typical day begins at 6.30am and finishes at 8.00pm. The challenges and the rewards within the industry are as inspiring now as they were when SW19 first began.


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Clare Painter

Operations Director

T: 020 3675 3933

E: Clare@sw19.com

Calm and organised, Clare excels at customer service, manages HR and handles all non-sale areas in the business. A level headed go to person, Clare works hard and enjoys the day to day interaction with everyone. 
‘I love walking and running over Wimbledon Common. The green open spaces, the pond, the woodland, it feels as though I am miles from the hustle and bustle of the city and yet it’s right beside all of the energy and vibrancy that London has to offer.’
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Harrie Vischjager

Sales and Lettings Director

T: 020 3675 3935

E: harrie@sw19.com

Harrie comes from a Dutch/Sri Lankan background, born in the Netherlands and raised in North London so it’s no surprise that Harrie is a big Arsenal fan. He has lived all over; completing both his Bachelor and Masters’ degree in New York and working brief stints in Australia and Poland but Harrie has lived and worked around Merton for the last 12 years. When it comes to Estate Agency Harrie is highly organised and prides himself on having strong principles and integrity. Outside of the office Harrie enjoys martial arts and spending time in the countryside with his partner and three children, especially in Chester where his partner is from.
“Family is really important to me and this is the main reason why I love working with SW19. There is a real sense of family here and I’m proud to be part of a great team. Getting involved with the community and helping our clients to move is what it’s all about.”

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Ryan Davies

Sales | Lettings

T: 020 3675 3651 

E: Ryan@sw19.com

With a methodical and well organised approach, Ryan is a great attribute to the SW19 sales team. Based at our Colliers Wood branch, Ryan oversees all aspects of sales from carrying out valuations right through to the excitement of selling. ‘As a big sports fan I’ve always been proud to work in SW19 and I love working in and around the village especially when the Wimbledon tennis championships are taking place.’

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Rita Juhasz

Sales | Lettings

T: 020 8544 2828

E: Rita@sw19.com

Rita has worked in hospitality management for 12 years where she learnt a number of transferable skills, namely her ability to manage time and communicate well, dedicated customer service and working with budgeted sales targets. In her spare time Rita enjoys the gym and dining with close friends.


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Andy Fisher

Valuer

T: 020 3675 3935

E: Andrew@sw19.com

Originally from Derbyshire, Andy moved to London in 2012. With 10 years experience across Sales and Lettings, Andy was appointed Valuer/Lettings Manager with SW19 in 2015. He currently resides with his wife in Woking, Surrey, and is yet another keen sports enthusiast to join the team. Unfortunately for us, he says, we have to put up with his broad Derbyshire accent.

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Jacqui Elie

Lettings 

T: 020 3675 3930 

E: Jacqui@sw19.com

Jacqui looks after property lettings and has worked in estate agency for 12 years. ‘I enjoy working in lettings and meeting with new people as well as seeing an array of properties on a daily basis. Each day presents new tasks to complete or solve and this keeps me on my toes each day. Experience teaches you how to best handle the work and the variation of jobs each week definitely holds my interest, it’s hard to predict what’s going to crop up next.’

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Hayley Higgs

Sales Progression Manager

T: 020 3675 3654

E: Hayley@sw19.com

Hayley’s role involves speaking with all parties involved during a sale transaction and sourcing all of the relevant information needed to guide a sale successfully towards completion. Selling your home can be a stressful time, our sales progression team work hard in order to minimize these stresses and make the experience as pleasant as possible. 

Hayley offers a 24 hour helpline to any of her clients in the process of buying or selling a property through SW19. ‘I received a call from a lady whom I sold my first property to, she would like to sell their house due to her family expanding. It’s always nice when people revert back to you because they had a nice experience working with you.’

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Alison Adcock

Property Manager

T: 020 3675 3659

E: Alison@sw19.com

Organised and attentive, Alison manages over several hundred properties with her support team for the lettings portfolio. ‘I really enjoy looking at the properties around Wimbledon Village, seeing some very pretty & unique houses/buildings. The atmosphere in Wimbledon when the tennis is on is incredible. It’s just brilliant being local to the area and able to walk into the centre to enjoy the buzz.’

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Jessica Sully

Design & Marketing

T: 020 8544 2828

E: jessica@sw19.com

Jess joined SW19 at the beginning of 2014 to assist with all areas of graphics, branding and marketing. Her previous experience was working for a large design and communications company in central London.
‘I love the area, transport links into the city are good and driving to the south coast to visit some of England’s prettiest beaches makes this a great place to live.’

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Ray Benjamin

Accountant

T: 020 3675 3656

E: Ray@sw19.com

Ray handles the day to day accounts duties and payment of rents to land lords. Ray is a big fan of the Wimbledon tennis tournament, so much so that he was once a ball boy there. ‘During the summer I enjoy watching the tennis on Henman Hill. If there’s not a space to sit there then there is great coverage of the games at Centre Court shopping centre.’

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Steve Risley

Administrator

T: 020 3675 3650 

E: Steve@sw19.com

Steve began his studies in sports science but discovered that was not the career path for him. His willingness to learn coupled with enthusiasm has been warmly received by the SW19 team. Steve will assist with the administrative duties, primarily within lettings. In his spare time he is a car enthusiast and attends car shows and events as often as he can. He also plays football each week for his local team.

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Emma Parker

Administrator

T: 020 8544 2828

E: Emma@sw19.com

Emma assists the SW19 team every Saturday with all administrative jobs. During the week she works as a full time nanny/ house keeper in Wimbledon. In her spare time Emma enjoys the theatre, exploring London and sunny holidays abroad.


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Celio Chaves

Renewals Co-ordinator

T: 020 8544 2828

E: Celio@sw19.com

Celio joined SW19 in November, 2016, with an enthusiasm for setting clear career goals and build upon his interpersonal skills. Originally from Portugal, he is a big sports fan and loves to go running or play football in his spare time.