Meet the Team
Key Staff - Taunton
Having started for well known independent West Country Estate Agents Gerald Probert in the late 1980's, John opened the Taunton office of Wilkie May & Tuckwood in the summer of 1991 working alongside the founding three partners Chris May, Bob Tuckwood and Ken Wilkie. Having worked at every level within local estate agency businesses from 'tea boy' to Managing Partner, John now advises on all aspects of property acquisition and sale along with portfolio management and specialist property advice. Based in the Taunton office though covering the whole region he is always contactable on the main office number.
David McCaffrey MNAEA
David joined Wilkie May & Tuckwood in 1999 on a Youth Training Scheme and has been with the company ever since. During Davids 18 years with Wilkie May & Tuckwood he has worked solely in the Taunton office where he has gained a wealth of property experience and local knowledge.
Conveyancing Coordinator / P.A
Rebecca has been with the team since September 2009 and within her time with the company has excelled in her role. Her main responsibilities are managing the administration of the office as well as liaising with buyers and sellers taking on the often unrecognised and unenviable role of conveyancing coordinator . Once a sale has been agreed, it is Rebecca's role to ensure that it is progressed through to an exchange of contracts as quickly and as smoothly as possible.
Paul started working at Wilkie May & Tuckwood in the Summer of 2016 and comes to the company with over 20 years of experience within the property industry, having worked for a number of both corporate and independent agents across the south-west. As senior Negotiator Paul specialises in all aspects of residential estate agency and with an eye for detail and excellent customer service skills Paul is a valuable asset to the Taunton team.
Lin brings over two decade's of estate agency experience and with it an in-depth knowledge of the South West and its busy property market. She joins Wilkie May and Tuckwood in Taunton having previously managed their Wiveliscombe and Cullompton branches since 2010.Lin is really looking forward to connecting with buyers, sellers and new customers, especially with the help of the professional and friendly team that is already established in the Taunton office.'
Ellis is the newest member of the Taunton team and has joined as a Junior Negotiator. Ellis grew up locally and now lives in Wiveliscombe, In his spare time he enjoys basketball and gym work. Ellis recently finished A-Levels at Richard Huish College in Taunton before deciding he wished to pursue a career in the property industry. Ellis has an enthusiastic approach to work and a willingness to learn, he is already an integral part of the team.
Sarah joined Wilkie May & Tuckwood in July 2016 having completed a 2 year course at Somerset College of Arts & Technology. Sarah is responsible for the busy administration of the Taunton office but is also the friendly, efficient and often first point of contact buyers and sellers. Although Sarah is a recent addition to the staff she has quickly become a popular and invaluable member of the team.
Emma Hamilton CeMAP, CeRER
Emma joined Wilkie May & Tuckwood in 2015 and comes with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Emma has lived in the Somerset area for over 30 years, so is well equipped in helping you buy your new home, from finding a property, obtaining the best mortgage deal, saving you money on your home and life insurance. Emma, completely independent, specialises in first time purchases, home movers, remortgages, equity release, buy to let, bridging finance, capital raising, shared ownership, shared equity and section 106 property. The financial world can be a challenging and complicated place, Emma is there to guide you through the process with ease and reassurance.