Separate but complementary skill sets brought together on greenfield, brownfield and urban sites.
OFFICE MANAGER / MARKETING
Nic commenced his property career at Pheonix Beard's Industrial department before becoming Head of Agency at Simon Houlston and Partners and subsequently National Head of Business Space Agency and Development at Keith Cardale Groves. He set up Rumsey and Partners, a niche development consultancy in 1993, acting as an in-house developer for clients with land. Bermuda Park, Nuneaton was Nic's largest project, where a former open cast coal mine was developed into a major 1 million sq ft mixed use business park.
In 1995, Nic founded Carisbrooke Investments and successfully traded over 10 million sq ft of Investment properties and developed close to 1 million sq ft of commercial space.
Nic started focusing all of his energies into JAYNIC in 2015.
Outside of property Nic enjoys skiing, theatre, cinema and watching his family play polo.
Andrew graduated in 2001 and has been a chartered surveyor since 2004. He spent 10 years with property consultants CB Richard Ellis and Bidwells, where he advised a range of public and corporate clients on the planning and brokerage of their UK commercial and residential development projects.
Using this multi-disciplinary background, Andrew joined Nic Rumsey and the team at Carisbrooke Investments in 2011, where he was responsible for the delivery of their residential and mixed use projects, investment brokerage and asset management. Andrew joined Nic when JAYNIC was established in 2015.
With his breadth of experience and forensic eye for detail, Andrew has a talent for successfully delivering projects, whilst leaving no stone unturned in maximising value.
Outside of JAYNIC, Andrew splits his time between London and his native Suffolk and enjoys anything involving two wheels, as well as hiking, squash and tennis.
Ben has spent over 30 years involved in the commercial property sector, latterly as an equity partner of Carter Jonas LLP, heading the commercial division in the eastern region.
His extensive experience includes commercial agency, development, investment and strategic asset management.
Nic Rumsey had been a client of Ben's for nearly 20 years prior to Ben taking the decision to join him.
Away from work, Ben enjoys travelling and skiing.
Jason has previously worked for some of the countries leading contractors and developers including Bowmer and Kirkland, Regal Homes and Kier, managing numerous design and build contracts from inception through to their successful completion and handover.
His extensive experience in both the commercial and residential markets along with his ability to communicate effectively with clients and contractors ensures successful delivery of construction projects from a time, quality and cost perspective.
Outside of JAYNIC, Jason enjoys snowboarding, playing cricket, carp fishing and spending time with his family.
OFFICE MANAGER & MARKETING COORDINATOR
Nicola has a degree in marketing and has worked in the commercial property industry since 2002. She worked with Ben Oughton at Carter Jonas’ Cambridge office where she was involved in the marketing of Haverhill Business Park.
Nicola linked up with Nic and Ben in early 2018 and joined the Suffolk Park team; where she is responsible for the co-ordination of the marketing and events on site. Nicola also manages the office in Bury St Edmunds.
Out of work, Nicola is the secretary for the family farming business. She has two young children who keep her busy with requests for baking, long walks and homemade playdough.
Gary is a Chartered Surveyor with close to 30 years experience in the UK Real Estate/Real Estate Finance industry, in a variety of market leading client organisations.
As well as a spell previously working with Nic Rumsey at Carisbrooke, most notably he has been joint MD of Chancerygate Business Centres Ltd and the Head of Capital Markets for Europe for Pramerica Real Estate Investors (now PGIM).
Dee takes responsibility for JAYNIC's finances and accounting function. She has worked with JAYNIC from the outset, having worked with Nic Rumsey since 1998, firstly at Rumsey & Partners and later at Carisbrooke Investments.
Dee has worked in the property industry since 1993 and previous to that was Location Auditor at Twentieth Century Fox.
Her interests out of work include the gym, the Arts and spending time with her family
Sarah runs Haverhill's Sarand Business Software and chairs Abbeycroft Leisure - a not-for-profit organisation running leisure centres and health and well-being programmes across Suffolk. She is the Chair of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the immediate past President of the Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, and in 2015 she was awarded an MBE for her services to the community through the ONE Haverhill neighbourhood community programme.
Sarah has known Nic through his work in Haverhill for about 15 years. Sarah's time outside of work is mostly spent being walked by her two huskies.