Meet the Team

Meet the Team at Open Estates

Simon Durbridge

Simon Durbridge

Managing Director

Honesty and integrity form the bedrock on which Open Estates was founded. These principles have also been at the heart of Simon's work ethic, both during his seven years serving as a police officer in the Metropolitan Police Service and as Managing Director of Open Estates.

Simon's extensive experience within all aspects of the property sector have left him with a unique and highly effective working style, with advanced problem solving abilities.

With a keen legal knowledge in all aspects of property law, and a direct but friendly approach, you will receive both a professional and efficient service.

Jonathan Fifer

Jonathan Fifer

Partner and Sales Manager

With a long career in sales, and many years’ experience in the local property sector, Jonathan is both approachable and trustworthy.

As a landlord and property owner himself, Jonathan appreciates the importance of presenting a property in a way that will enable it to achieve its maximum sale or rental potential.

With an in-depth local knowledge spanning decades, and a unique understanding of the local market, Jonathan not only provides realistic sales and rental valuations but also achieves them.

Laurie Davis

Laurie Davis

Lead Sales Negotiator, Radlett

Laurie has worked in the local property sector for 20 years and has proved to be one of its most successful agents. His integrity and moral standing are unquestionable.

Along with his high success rate within the Radlett, Borehamwood and wider market, Laurie has an approach that is personal, professional and reassuring.

As an expert at providing accurate valuations, you can be assured that you will not just get the correct advice but will also be with a team that can achieve the best results.

Matthew Negus

Matthew Negus

Lettings Manager

Matt joined Open Estates in 2014 and has proved to be a vital member of our team. His strong problem solving abilities have been vital to the expansion of our lettings portfolio, much of which has been the result of recommendations due to Matt's abilities and achievements.

Matt is both likeable and approachable and has forged strong professional relationships with both landlords and tenants alike. He has an excellent legal knowledge regarding all aspects of the lettings and management sector. With Matt you are most definitely in safe hands.