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    We Are Lee Baron.
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Lee Baron is a leading specialist in property management, investment agency, and professional services. Our fast-growing, heavyweight client base reflects rare expertise
in both commercial and residential property, and a capacity to deliver holistic services - 
no matter how complex.

The Facts

£215 m
Rent Roll

We administer over £215million per annum of client rent monies across all asset classed for over 200 clients

£3.5 bn
Assets Managed

We have over £3.5 billion of property assets managed by 28 surveyors and 8 facility managers

8,500 +
Tenancies Managed

We manage over 8,000 tenancies throughout the UK.

1,400 +
Properties Managed

We manage in excess of 1,400 properties.

£300 m
Valuation

We have undertaken appraisals on over £300million of property by gross development value in the past 12 months

180 plus
Client Meetings

For one client we held over 180 hours of review meetings in a single year.

300
Lease Transactions

In any given year we complete approximately 300 rent review and lease renewals.

7 m sqft
Lease Advisory

We provide professoinal advice on circa 7 million sq ft of shopping centre commercial space

£10 bn
Insurance Cover

Our insurance brokering team places over £20 million of premium cover a year, insuring over £10 billion of assets.

£20 m
Facilities Management

Our facilities management team administers circa £20 million of our customers sevice charge monies per annum

110 rising
Personnel Count

We currently employ over 110 people, an increase of 75% compared to 2013. We are still recruiting so check out our careers page!

Our People

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Ian Jones

Group COO and Head of Property Management

Ian is the Director and Head of Property Management and has over 25 years’ experience specialising in Portfolio Asset Management and mixed use consultancy. Read Bio

020 7758 5664

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Howard Rosen

Director - Head of L&T

Howard is a specialist in Lease Advisory and originally joined Lee Baron in November 1987, qualified in March 1997 and has worked in our dedicated Lease Advisory department since its inception. Read Bio

020 7758 5643

07769 742004

Tony Ibbotson

Associate

Tony is an Associate Director and runs the Manchester Office with responsibility for management of all property in the Northern Region. Read Bio

0161 914 7811

07836 649480

Steve Isted

Associate

Steve is an Associate in Commercial Property Management and has extensive expertise and knowledge within Property Management. Read Bio

020 7758 5636

07792 661679

Rob Lewis

Director

Rob is an executive board director with particular specialisation in retail and shopping centre Landlord and Tenant matters. Read Bio

020 7758 5634

07836 211577

Graham Hawkins

Associate

Graham joined Lee Baron in November 2004 as a Management Surveyor in the Private Clients’ Team, where he is now an Associate Director. Read Bio

020 7758 5875

07766 445691

News & Blog

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Innovative tech and investment in our people key to the success of Lee Baron’s specialist retail team
17 August 2016

Mark Fitzgerald, Director, Property Management at Lee Baron

The last year has been one of exceptional success for Lee Baron, and in particular, for our specialist retail team, whose experience in the retail sector has led to impressive growth. We are now managing 1,200 out-of-town retail units, 560 shopping centre units, 2,500 high-street retail units, 27 retail warehouse units and eight leisure units – up 69% in total compared to this time last year – we are certainly making our mark in the industry.

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Lee Baron shortlisted for Property Week Management All-Stars
22 July 2016

Lee Baron is delighted to announce that the firm has been shortlisted for Retail Property Managing Agent of the Year for the Property Week Management All-Stars Awards 2016.

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Howard Rosen is appointed Head of Landlord and Tenant department
22 June 2016

We have appointed Howard Rosen as Head of the firm’s Landlord and Tenant department.

Howard’s will take over from Rob Lewis who will now focus on providing specialist asset management advice whilst continuing with his shopping centre Landlord & Tenant work.

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Lee Baron staff raise some dosh for gosh
24 December 2015

Staff at Lee Baron have raised £746 for GOSH, the Evening Standard’s Christmas appeal for sick children being cared for at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Staff raised the money through a homemade cake sale, raffle, and Lee Baron’s customary Christmas Jumper Day.

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Lee Baron hire CBRE pair
19 November 2015

Jonathan Tucker CIMA, MBA and Robert Kennedy have both joined Lee Baron from CBRE. 

Jonathan Tucker is appointed Client Accountant Team Leader and has more than 12 years’ experience working for both UK and international companies, successfully leading the financial function of client property portfolios.   His clients will include Kennedy Wilson Europe, who Lee Baron were appointed by earlier this year to manage part of the £503m UK portfolio acquired from Aviva, and Apollo Global Management.

Jonathan Tucker CIMA, MBA and Robert Kennedy MRICS have both joined Lee Baron from CBRE. 

Jonathan Tucker is appointed Client Accountant Team Leader and has more than 12 years’ experience working for both UK and international companies, successfully leading the financial function of client property portfolios. 

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Lee Baron proudly sponsored the Rays of Sunshine Annual Party
11 November 2015

The party, held last Tuesday at The Troxy in East London, is Rays of Sunshine’s main fundraising event and raised an incredible £625,000 on the evening.

Take That performed a 45 minute set in front of the crowd of 400 people but were upstaged by the Rays of Sunshine Wish Choir, made up of a group of inspirational and brave seriously ill children, who set the tone of the evening with a moving rendition of Michael Jackson’s, Heal the World.  

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Ian Jones

Group COO and Head of Property Management

020 7758 5664

Ian is the Director and Head of Property Management and has over 25 years’ experience specialising in Portfolio Asset Management and mixed use consultancy. 

He started his career with DTZ and worked exclusively as a portfolio manager on behalf of the BP Pension fund.  

Ian joined Lee Baron in 1996 as a senior surveyor responsible for building a new management base for REIT Asset Management (now F&C REIT Asset Management).  This portfolio has grown from 12 properties to in excess of 400 today and with a team of 12 surveyors. He became a main board director in 2001 and head of Property Management in September 2005.

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Howard Rosen

Director - Head of L&T

020 7758 5643

07769 742004

Howard is a specialist in Lease Advisory and originally joined Lee Baron in November 1987, qualified in March 1997 and has worked in our dedicated Lease Advisory department since its inception.

Following a year at Robinson Somerston, Howard re-joined Lee Baron in 2002 to specialise in shopping centre professional work and is currently instructed to handle the rent reviews and lease renewals on a numbers of shopping centres across the UK for clients including CBRE Global Investors (Previously ING), Capital & Regional (The Mall), Frogmore, F&C Reit and Crownway,

Howard was awarded the title of Retail Consultant of The Year 2008 by The Mall Corporation

Tony Ibbotson

Associate

0161 914 7811

07836 649480

Tony is an Associate Director and runs the Manchester Office with responsibility for management of all property in the Northern Region and is Sector Head responsible for Out of Town Retail and Northern Retail properties, as well as dealing with the management of a portfolio of retail properties, including shopping centres, and office buildings across the North.

Tony Ibbotson joined Lee Baron in 1996 as a management surveyor in the Manchester Office after working in local government and private practice.  

Steve Isted

Associate

020 7758 5636

07792 661679

Steve is an Associate in Commercial Property Management and has extensive expertise and knowledge within Property Management having previously worked in senior positions for Savills, CBRE, GVA and Anthony Green and Spencer, before joining Lee Baron in 2013.

He has acted for a wide range of clients including financial institutions, property companies, family trusts and overseas investors.  In addition to day to day hands on role, his role has involved the management of client teams providing a complete management service on commercial property throughout the UK.

Rob Lewis

Director

020 7758 5634

07836 211577

Rob is an executive board director with particular specialisation in retail and shopping centre Landlord and Tenant matters. 

Rob has also recently become a member of the RICS panel of Arbitrators.

Rob also provides asset management advice to a number of private clients on asset’s ranging from shopping centres through to individual shops.

Rob has been with Lee Baron for over 25 years and has a number of distinct roles within the company operations.

Graham Hawkins

Associate

020 7758 5875

07766 445691

Graham joined Lee Baron in November 2004 as a Management Surveyor in the Private Clients’ Team, where he is now an Associate Director.

Prior to joining Lee Baron Graham worked for a cross-section of property-based companies including Land Securities and Lambert Smith Hampton.