Holden Estate Agents

Meet the Team


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Ryan Holden - Director

Ryan Holden - Director

Ryan, co-director and co-founder of Holden Estate Agents, has a wealth of property experience spanning over 24 years.

His career started in 1993 as a trainee at an independent estate agency. Ryan then went on to develop an established career at Taylors where he met Phil. Ryan says, "as co-director of Holden Estate Agents I have ensured our business has the right tools and services to provide all of our customers with the highest level of service and professionalism, particularly in today’s challenging property market."

Ryan lives in Chelmsford with his wife Gemma and their three children, Bailey, Mylie and Louis. Out of work, Ryan's hobbies and interests include fishing, hiking, skiing, golf and spending quality time with family and friends.


Phil Cumbers - Director

Phil Cumbers - Director

Phil, co-director and co-founder of Holden Estate Agents, has a strong knowledge of the local area having been born and raised in the Maldon district. He also has over 18 years' estate agency experience.

His career started in Maldon with Taylors where he and Ryan originally met. Phil quickly worked his way up the company ladder with Taylors and maintained a longstanding managerial position both in the Maldon and Colchester area.

Phil says, "We have been open for over 5 years now, and I am proud of the level of service we are able to offer buyers and sellers within the Maldon district." Phil lives in West Bergholt with his wife Shelley and their sons Parker and Elliott. Outside work Phil enjoys attending Colchester United when able, watching cricket and spending quality time with friends and family.

Email: phil@holdenestates.co.uk

Darryl Humphreys - Branch Manager

Darryl Humphreys - Associate Director

Darryl joined Holden Estate Agents in 2014, after working for the largest estate agents in the UK for 8 years, and has plenty of local knowledge having successfully managed their Maldon and Tiptree offices.

Darryl says – I enjoy working with like-minded people who have the same attention to detail and strive to deliver exceptional customer service.

Outside of work, Darryl lives in Tiptree with his wife and young family, and he enjoys skiing, football and spending time with his family.

Email: darryl@holdenestates.co.uk

Zoe Bailey – Property Consultant

Zoe Bailey – Property Consultant/Administrator

Zoe has been working at Holden Estate Agents since 2012, as a property consultant and administrator. She has a wealth of property experience, having previously worked for Barratt Homes.

Zoe has lived in the Maldon district for over 9 years’ and has excellent local knowledge of the area. She currently lives in St Lawrence Bay with her husband and two children. Outside of work Zoe enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.

Email: zoe@holdenestates.co.uk

Amy Rolfe – Apprentice

Amy Rolfe – Property Consultant

Amy joined Holden Estate Agents at the start of 2016, under the government apprentice scheme. Amy lives locally in Maldon and has excellent knowledge of the local area. Since joining she has shown a real passion for property along with providing sellers and buyers with a first class service. Outside of work, Amy enjoys socialising with her friends and has an interest in current affairs.

Email: amy@holdenestates.co.uk

Neil Coombs - Independent Mortgage Advisor

Neil Coombs - Independent Mortgage Advisor

Neil has been working alongside Holden Estate Agents since 2010, and is able to offer independent mortgage advice to all buyers and sellers. Based in our high street office, Neil has over 14 years’ experience in the mortgage market, and he is also able to give independent insurance advice.

Neil lives in Corringham with his wife and two children. In his spare time, Neil enjoys running and cycling, supporting West Ham, and spending time with his family.

Email: neilcoombs@positivemortgages.co.uk

Website: www.neilcoombs.co.uk