Meet The Team

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Rob Jones

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01332 387608

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Rob Jones

How can Rob help?

Rob is the founding partner of Boxall Brown & Jones and BB&J Commercial and has a wealth of knowledge in commercial and residential property matters. He is an RICS Registered Valuer and advises private clients, banks and businesses on a variety of property issues including residential and commercial surveys, valuations, rent reviews, lease renewals, schedules of dilapidations and condition. He has acted for Derby County Football Club on the redevelopment at Pride Park and appeared as an Expert Witness both in the County and the Crown Courts carrying out forensic valuation and professional work for the Crown Prosecution Service. Rob has also carried out consultancy work for Her Majesty’s Government upon instructions received from the offices of the Deputy Prime Minister.

Experience

Rob has a great depth of technical knowledge gained in over 25 years in the property industry. A former director in a Corporate property business, he decided to set up his own practice back in 1989. Since then he has enjoyed seeing the business grow to now include separate stand alone divisions, these being BB&J Commercial, Boxall Brown & Jones and BB&J Lettings.

How long has Rob been part of the team:

Since setting up the business back in 1989.

Interests

Rob lives locally with his family in Allestree. He enjoys spending his spare time in the Derbyshire countryside, particularly walking in the Peak District.

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Mark Richardson

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01332 387617

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Mark Richardson

How can Mark help?

Mark has been an equity partner since 2005 and enjoys the challenges of day to day business together with tackling the planning and growth of all aspects of BB&J Commercial.  As an RICS Registered Valuer he carries out a variety of property valuations for many commercial banks, pension funds and private clients. He is also a RICS Accredited Expert and has achieved the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence.  In this capacity he undertakes a wide range of sometimes complex valuation reports for legal purposes such as professional negligence, taxation and divorce.

How long has Mark been part of the team?

Since 1994

Interests

Mark has a variety of interests, particularly road cycling. Other hobbies include collecting great music on vinyl records.

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Graham Bancroft

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01332 387611

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Graham Bancroft

How can Graham help?

Born in Derby, Graham began his career in commercial property in 1999 at Derby City Council being a graduate of De Montfort University, before very quickly joining Salloway Property Consultants as a Valuation Surveyor.  Graham quickly established himself within the company resulting in being made Associate Director in 2010 before joining BB&J Commercial in 2013.

Graham’s vast experience, knowledge and contacts allow him to provide a comprehensive agency service across all types of commercial properties, whether to individual clients or large PLC property organisations.  In addition, Graham also undertakes commercial property valuations for a variety of purposes including loan security, pension funds and company accounts to name a few.

Graham has a wide range of professional experience and provides Landlord & Tenant advice, namely rent reviews and lease renewals, to numerous client along with rating and compulsory purchase work.

How long has Graham been part of the team?

2013

Interests:

Graham is a lifelong supporter and follower of Derby County.

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Maria Brown

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01332 292825

Maria Brown

How can Maria help?

Maria provides a PA service and administration support to both the commercial agency and professional departments. She also manages the business administration support office.

Experience

Maria has recently joined the company and brings extensive PA/administration experience with her, which will support the rest of our team.

How long has Maria been part of the team?

Maria joined the team in December 2020

Interests

Maria enjoys walking in and around Derbyshire in her spare time when she is not supporting Derby Trailblazers Basketball Club as Club Secretary.

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Lucy Smith

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01332 292825

Lucy Smith

How can Lucy help?
Lucy coordinates all of the online marketing for the company as well as running the various social media platforms.

Experience
Lucy has worked with us since 2017 originally starting as an apprentice but working her way up through the business.  We are pleased to have supported her in successfully studying for qualifications in both business administration and digital marketing which she has achieved great success in.

How long has Lucy been part of the team?
Lucy joined the team in July 2017 and has progressed through different roles during her time.

Interests
Lucy enjoys going to the gym and baking cakes for the team at BB&J.

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Oscar Heap

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01332 292825

Oscar Heap

How can Oscar help?

Having grown up in Derby, Oscar graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2017 with a 2.1 BSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management. Oscar has a good local knowledge of the Midlands property market having previously worked as an agent for Innes England in Nottingham. At present he is working towards chartered status within BB&J and can offer advice on Agency Services relating to acquisition, disposal and lettings.

Interests

Outside of work Oscar is a keen sports fan with skiing and football being his favourites. At the weekends he can be found watching Derby County or walking in the Peak District with his family.

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