Our Greatest Strength


Clients who have used Myrings always say that our greatest strength is our staff. Our team are dedicated to provide a top service. You will always see familiar faces and talk with colleagues who are aware of your property and situation.



Meet Our Team

Simon Myring

Director

Simon Myring

Director

Simon has over twenty years' experience in the local Residential Sales and Lettings property market and has sold thousands of homes in Harrogate and surrounding villages . Simon's early experience was with one of the UK's largest corporate Estate Agents, where he was one of the youngest branch managers in the North – East at 20 years of age, before leaving to found and run, a Harrogate based Estate Agency.

In 2008 he set up, with his sister Gemma, the current independent family business in Princes Square.

Simon is a member and sponsor of Harrogate Squash & Fitness Centre - currently playing Yorkshire League & for the over 35’s Yorkshire seniors.

Gemma Myring

Director

Gemma Myring

Director

Gemma has considerable experience in banking, finance and the property business having worked alongside Simon for more than 10 years in the family estate agency businesses.

Gemma has worked for a major UK bank, on the trading floor of the European Stock Exchange in Amsterdam as well as working in the marketing department at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.

Gemma and her family live in Harrogate, is engaged in various community/charitable activities, as well as finding the time to run and keep fit.

Charles Myring

Director

Charles Myring

Director

Charles has at long last retired from a career in the Textile business spanning 53 years. In this time he has worked with most of the largest Clothing and Footwear Retailers/Brands in the UK and has travelled the world assisting the Mills producing their merchandise. He is a Chartered Colourist, lifelong fan of Leicester City Football Club, and has a wealth of business experience assisting the business as required.

Simon Bentley Briscoe

Associate Director

Simon Bentley Briscoe

Associate Director

Syd, as he is known , joined us after sixteen years of experience in the New Builds and Property Development sector.

He has a 'hands on' understanding of the all the intricacies of planning, project management and working with tradesmen.

He has gained his NFOPP qualification and is a great enthusiast who just loves the property business.

Syd grew up in Knaresborough and now lives in Ripon with his wife Katie and three children, George, Harry and Charlie.

Colin Bonham

Valuer

Colin Bonham

Valuer

Colin first came to us on a work experience placement from Ashville College before joining us on a full time basis.

Colin very quickly developed into a valuable member of the team and proved himself to be an outstanding sales negotiator and communicator. Originally from California, Colin has lived in Summerbridge for many years. His principal passions are his two football teams Liverpool FC and the San Francisco 49ers, keeping fit and the occasional round of golf.

Clare Cruise

Senior Sales Executive

Clare Cruise

Senior Sales Executive

Clare has many years’ experience in Customer Service, Retail Management, IT Sales and Financial Sales for a UK bank. As well as experience of working in Europe for a major pharmaceutical company. She has project managed the complete renovation of the family home in Harrogate and has made numerous contacts as a result. She moved from her native Northern Ireland 26 years ago and has been living and working in Yorkshire for the past 16 years. Clare has two daughters, both educated in Harrogate with her eldest now studying at University and her youngest at the Harrogate Grammar School. Clare is an active supporter of the Grammar School and is involved in numerous social and charity events.

Caroline Hogan

Sales Negotiator

Caroline Hogan

Sales Negotiator

Caroline began her estate agency career in 1989 after graduating from the University of Birmingham with a 2.1 BSc (Hons) in Psychology, and has worked through the peaks and troughs of the property market ever since. She has been fortunate enough to work in a variety of different locations, including an interesting 6 years in Singapore and 2 years in London, but has happily spent the last 13 years working back in her home county of Yorkshire.

Caroline lives in Harrogate with her two children Tom, who attends St Aidens School and Sophie who attends Oatlands Junior and Infant school. In her free time, of which there is little, Caroline would like to be a fabulous cook and a fitness fanatic - but she says is neither!

Henry Bartle

Sales Negotiator

Henry Bartle

Sales Negotiator

Henry is the newest recruit to the myrings team after a successful work placement back in 2015. Born in Harrogate, schooling locally before going off to Ampleforth college. A keen golfer being a member of Rudding Park. Henry is an ambitious, likeable young man with a real interest and passion in the Harrogate property business.

Kelly Humphries

Mortgage & Protection Advisor

Kelly Humphries

Mortgage & Protection Advisor

Kelly has had over 10 years’ experience in Financial services working both in the High street Banking and Mortgage Advice sectors. Born and raised in Lancashire, Kelly has lived and worked throughout the UK and has now relocated and settled in Yorkshire. This has given Kelly a broad knowledge of UK property and mortgage markets. In her spare time Kelly enjoys long country walks with her 2 dogs, Percy and Grace and spending time with her family.

Richard Chapman

Lettings Manager

Richard Chapman

Lettings Manager

Richard has worked in the lettings industry for the past ten years and has experience of working for both corporate and independent estate agents. His previous experience also includes running his own property services business. Richard lives in Harrogate with his wife and son. He is a keen football, cricket and snooker player. Richard also loves the theatre and has a passion for property renovation.

Rachel Hewson

Lettings Negotiator

Rachel Hewson

Lettings Negotiator

Rachel works part-time in our lettings department, offering assistance and guidance to both prospective tenants and landlords. She has many years’ experience in Customer Service, Sales and Human Resources as well as a serious passion for property. Rachel lives in Harrogate with her husband and three children, two of which attend St Aidens School and one who attends Pannal Primary School. When she isn't thinking about houses she enjoys cooking extravagant dishes and running to counteract the effects!

Andrea Topley

Lettings Negotiator

Andrea Topley

Lettings Negotiator

Andrea joined our Letting’s department as a sales negotiator and has considerably strengthened the team. Andrea graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a 2:1 BA (Hons) Degree in business management and went on to develop a career in Recruitment & Human Resources. After having twins Sunny & Mabel , and following a career break , she decided on a complete career change and found her true vocation and success in the Harrogate property market. Andrea is an active member of the local community , is a Brownie Leader in Pannal, and she lives in nearby Burn Bridge.

Andrea joined Sophie and Rachel in our Letting’s department as a sales negotiator and has considerably strengthened the team the team.

Ruth Lily

Lettings Negotiator

Ruth Lily

Lettings Negotiator

Ruth originally trained and worked as a medical secretary at Bradford Royal Infirmary and Leeds General Infirmary then worked as PA to the Professor of Spanish at Leeds University. She gave this up 18 years ago to have the first of her four daughters. While her children were young she undertook a university degree through the Open University and achieved a First in Business Management, graduating in 2005. She has lived in Harrogate for the last 9 years and has 2 daughters at Pannal Primary and two daughters at Harrogate Grammar school. She has worked part-time at home as a secretary for the last 10 years but now that her youngest daughter is at full-time school is excited about working with Myrings and starting a new chapter.

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