Meet your exceptional team

Toby Brown

Sales Director

Toby is one of the most qualified Estate Agents in Britain, a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents (FNAEA) and an Associate of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He holds a Diploma in Residential Agency from the Federation of Property Professionals, English Literature degree, a Masters in Performing Arts and a Diploma from Tusk School of Business in the United States. All together this has provided the tools and basis for him to become one of Kensington and Chelsea’s leading Sales Agents.

Toby was mentored by his Uncle and Founder of tlc for 6 years as a Sales Negotiator, he bought the business with Jamie Coronna in 2011 and together they took the helm of the family firm.

Toby holds most of the record £/sq ft sales ever achieved in the area, his face is known throughout Kensington and Chelsea and as if that was not enough, his face has been seen regularly as they property broker and presenter extraordinaire on the US television program House Hunters International and Million Pound Properties.

Toby and his family have lived in and loved Kensington and Chelsea and they have a special fondness for Earls Court that culminated in Toby receiving the Mayor’s Award for outstanding contribution to the community. tlc is now renowned for the community events it both organises and sponsors.

Call Toby anytime for advice on marketing your home or if you are looking to buy in the area.

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Jamie Coronna

Management Director

Jamie is a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and is consistently striving for knowledge in the Property and Management sector. He was educated at Harrow School and graduated from Kings College London University with a top honours degree in languages.

From firm influences from his entrepreneurial Father, he has always had a passion for property and started in the industry on the development and project management side and has since mastered the Block and Property Management running arguably Kensington and Chelsea’s very best Management service and Estate Agents.

Jamie has been a resident in the area for over 20 years, he is extremely community conscious and constantly strives to make Earls Court a better place to live; a place to love living in.

Jamie enjoys all sports, Wildlife photography, fine wines, whisky and travel. Once upon a time Jamie was fluent in French, Spanish, Slovenian, and proficient in both Portuguese and Italian…his English is often somewhat suspect though!

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Samantha Hossack

Lettings Director

Samantha is a member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA) and grew up in Surrey, where her career in estate agency commenced at the tender age of 21. After three years letting properties in the beautiful countryside, the Big Smoke beckoned and Samantha made the move to Central London. Since then, she has covered prime residential areas including Mayfair, Marylebone and Fitzrovia before coming to the realisation that West is most definitely Best when she joined tlc in June 2011.

Samantha is an integral part of tlc; she is Director of our growing Lettings team and is the perfect balance alongside Toby and Jamie.As a member of ARLA her industry expertise is second to none and as someone who lives locally in Earls Court her knowledge of the area and local Lettings/Rental market is unsurpassed.

Away from work, Samantha is a keen traveler. As a self-confessed sufferer of Wanderlust, in 2015-16 she took the trip of a lifetime around South East Asia and Australia, and most recently conquered Kilimanjaro in Tanzania with the Great Wall of China to go! She enjoys eating out and finding trendy, quirky, fun new places. Last but certainly not least Samantha is a hugely community orientated person helping organise all of tlc‘s events and raising funds for charities close to her heart.

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Jack Nelson

Sales Department

Jack is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents and grew up in Earls Court before studying at Harrow School. After graduating, he moved down to slightly warmer climates, getting a top degree in Philosophy at the University of Exeter. He first started with tlc at the age of 20, spending three months interning over the summer during his second year of university and then re-joined tlc to work with Toby and the team in the Sales Department.

Having grown up and lived in Earls Court for most of his life, Jack’s knowledge of the local area makes him stand out from all other agents in the area.

While not at work, Jack is a keen ski racer and avid Chelsea fan. Over the winter months, his weekends are split either watching Chelsea or escaping to the mountains as much as he can!

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Chiara Thomas

Lettings Department

Chiara is a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) and grew up in the sunny city of Barcelona before reading English Literature and French at the University of Exeter. She also spent a year abroad at the home of the European Union in Brussels. Upon graduating from Exeter, Chiara headed back to her Mediterranean roots and became a model agent for an international agency in the heart of Barcelona, booking some of the biggest names in fashion.

Chiara then moved to London, initially taking on the role of model agent for a boutique agency on Oxford Street, before swapping the glitz and glamour of the fashion industry for the bright lights of the Kensington and Chelsea property market in tlc‘s superb Lettings Department.

Since joining tlc, Chiara has thrived in breaking every Lettings record around and has become a superstar Kensington and Chelsea Lettings specialist.

She loves to travel and rarely spends an entire month in the Capital alone. She is also a keen tennis player in the summer months and an avid skier in the winter.

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Vinny Edirimanasinghe

Block Manager Extraordinaire

Vinny has always lived in North London. He studied Biomedical Science at Middlesex University, graduated with a first class honors and proceeded to work in the Department of Health as Hard Service Manager. Prior to joining tlc in our exceptional Block Management department, Vinny worked as a property manager in various residential departments in North West London, where his expertise for delivering excellent service was born.

He is currently undertaking his qualification in residential property management (AIRPM) and looking after a large number of our blocks in and around Earls Court.

Family and Community is very important to Vinny and these qualities coupled with his strong work ethic and Management experience, has meant he has been the perfect fit for tlc and our Block Management Department.

Outside of the office, he is a professional in kick-boxing and an avid gym-goer.

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Simon Jervis

Property Manager Extraordinaire

Simon grew up in Nottingham and went on to study at Sheffield Hallam University, where he graduated with a top degree in Urban & Regional Studies. Following this, he worked as Housing Manager for housing associations in the East Midlands, and then later, in London. Soon after moving to London many many years ago, Simon began working in Property Management roles for agents and has been enjoying (mostly!) the challenge ever since. He joined the Property Management department at tlc in April 2015, and is now managing a lovely and expanding portfolio of properties in Earls Court and the surrounding area.

Simon always provides a calm ear to Tenants and Landlords and enjoys the satisfaction of helping people look after and feel comfortable in their homes so that they have one less thing to worry about knowing he is there to support them when they need him.

Away from work, his daughter Bella keeps him very busy with her hectic social life, as well as swimming, dancing and gymnastics lessons. Spare time permitting, he enjoys anything related to sport, especially football and cricket, music, comedy and taking the chance to catch up with family and friends.

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Annie Young

Property Manager Extraordinaire

Annie graduated with a top Science degree in 2010, and then began her career in London working for a private property developer, where she was responsible for managing the rental portfolio. In 2012, Annie ventured into property management in a West London agency and has been a member of ARLA since 2015. At the start of 2017, she joined the exceptional team at tlc.

Annie enjoys property management as there is never a dull moment – from property styling to problem-solving, there is always something new to learn! She takes pride in using a wide range of skills to give excellent customer service.

Annie’s favourite aspect of Earls Court is the garden squares, which, she says, provide a serene contrast to the rest of the area, making them the perfect spot for our summer jazz parties and events!

In her spare time, she enjoys reading, exploring London’s eclectic range of food, live music and theatre. Outside of the city, she has a great passion for outdoor pursuits including horse riding and walking – the perfect places to unwind in a country pub in front of an open fire before returning to urban life.

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Sean Stock

Block Manager Extraordinaire

With his father owning a successful construction company within North London, Sean was born into a family with property at the very foundation. From an early age, Sean found himself surrounded by site drawings, materials and labourers, learning about construction and assisting through school holidays to earn his keep.

He graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a top honours degree in Real Estate Management in 2012 and soon moved into the industry of property management just a few weeks later.

Now with tlc, Sean is our Block Manager Extraordinaire with a portfolio of 25+ buildings in Earls Court and the surrounding area. With strong knowledge and experience, as well as his hands on approach, we are as confident as Sean is that he will be able to assist you both proactively and when called upon for reactive assistance.

Outside of work, Sean is a keen sportsman and likes to put his hand to just about any sport. He has been most successful in football, playing at the lower end of a semi-professional spectrum. These days are however behind him, and most recently Sean partakes in golf. He is hoping to give the team, especially Six Strikes Simon, a run for their money at bowling!

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Lakeshia Sterling-Henry

Front of House Extraordinanire

Lakeshia grew up in North Finchley. She studied English Literature at Middlesex University, graduated with a top honours and proceeded to work in residential property management in the North West of London. This was where her passion for property and administration was discovered!

Lakeshia’s love of English Literature has allowed her to develop within her field and we were delighted to welcome her to the tlc team in 2016. She is the perfect first contact for all our clients as well as the pivotal force in ensuring the office is always organised and looking its very best.

When not at work, Lakeshia enjoys going to the theatre and socialising with family and friends. She loves to travel although is renowned for not quite adhering to the ‘travel light’ philosophy!

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Sindy Baker

Accounts Department

Sindy grew up and still resides in Kent, the Garden of England. She knew at school that accounts was where her vocation was, as she was and still is a real wiz at mathematics! After school Sindy began her career working for a high street bank and she has been part of the tlc team since 2011 and is an integral part of our growing agency. She looks after tlc‘s payroll, VAT, Non-resident Landlord Tax and a never-ending list of accounts related responsibilities allowing tlc to grow steadily and successfully.

In her spare time, Sindy enjoys spending time with her family and friends which generally means ferrying her children between gymnastic competitions and national qualifiers!

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Melissa Sampson

Block Management Accounts

Melissa grew up in East London and is equipped with three A-Levels and a top honours in Psychological Studies. With 11 years’ experience in client accounting in both lettings and service charges, Melissa joined tlc as our Client Accounts Manager in the Block Management department.

She has worked in various estate agencies and surveyors firms, which has resulted in her heightened ability to implement procedures and adapt to any property database with ease.

In her spare time, Melissa enjoys watching the latest releases at the cinema, reading and relaxing in saunas!

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Nadine Millanaise

Client Accounts Department

Nadine grew up in South London and went to school in Fulham, where her increased interest and strength in numbers became apparent. Whilst studying towards a Business Management (Accounting) degree at Brunel University, Nadine worked as a part-time property negotiator in a West Dulwich Estate Agents; where she was also given the opportunity in learning property accountants.

After gaining a 2:1 at university, Nadine decided to pursue a career in accounts. After a few years’ experience, she decided to move back to the familiar area of Earls Court, where she joined the tlc team in July 2012.

Nadine is a pivotal part of the accounts team at tlc and ensures that all the rents come in and out on time, as well as adding a warm smile and fun into the office.

In her spare time, she enjoys event planning and venue dressing. As she is part of a large family, Nadine likes to take time out to go on family holidays.

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