About Us

Jon Williams

Jon Williams


An Estate Agent since 1987, Jon Williams has worked for both independent and corporate firms as a negotiator, manager and Director. Born and bred in Paignton, educated at Hayes Road and Torquay Boys Grammar, Jon is passionate about the area and the varied range of property in and around Torbay and South Devon of which both he and fellow director Mark have an in depth knowledge.

From 1992 until 2009 Jon managed and was a director for an Estate Agency branch in Paignton building up many local, regional and national contacts in addition to overseeing offices in Torquay, Brixham and Newton Abbot. A regular contributor to BBC1 ‘s Homes Under The Hammer over the last 8 years, Jon is delighted to return to independent estate agency, combining the latest technology with expert knowledge and first class customer service.
Jon lives in Preston with his wife Maggie and three children Sophie, Alex and Olivia. When he is not working he enjoys football, golf and cricket and also plays squash badly.

Mark Hedge



Mark Hedge has been in the industry for over 20 Years. He has worked for corporate firms as a Senior negotiator, Sales Manager and Valuer, however, the majority of time has been spent in Independent Agency where he believes the client receives the best service, advice and help. He covers all aspects of agency and is involved in the day to day management of the business, valuation and still enjoys negotiation to ensure vendors achieve the best possible price.

He says our results are built around a focused quality service, strong brand image, coupled with plenty of hard work and a great Team effort. He has built strong relationships with all local solicitors which also helps for a smooth move. Mark lives with wife Debbie and has two daughters. Outside of work Mark enjoys coastal walking with the family dog and likes to keep fit at the Gym. He is a keen sportsman involving Squash, Racquetball, and Road Cycling.




Chris has been moving people in Torbay & Teignbridge for over 15 years and has a wealth of experience in the local property market.

Having always worked within Independent Estate Agents where customer satisfaction is the key focus, Chris is always on hand to assist and guide you through the moving process. He undertakes all aspects of agency including valuation, marketing, on-going marketing advice, viewing, negotiation and sales progression.

Chris lives locally with his young family (and has no spare time!) but enjoys hiking on Dartmoor, visiting the local beaches and anything outdoors whenever given the opportunity!




With over ten years of experience David has worked with independent estate agents in both Torbay and Teignbridge. Born and Bred in Devon, David feels very passionate about the beautiful area we are lucky enough to live in and truly appreciates the stunning and diverse properties this County has to offer, Coastal, town and countryside.

He undertakes all aspects of agency including valuation, marketing, on-going marketing advice, viewing, negotiation and sales progression.

In his spare time he enjoys Cycling on Dartmoor and Climbing.




Property Consultant

Roger has been an Estate Agent since 1975 in the local area having gained a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the industry in many market conditions.  Roger was born and educated locally, comes from a family who can be traced back several generations in the area and has a love of South Devon.

Over his long career he has held a number of positions in some well known corporate and independent firms in Torquay and Paignton. Roger brings a vast amount of experience, is well known in the industry and consistently maintains those sometimes lost values of true politeness and a sense of calm.

Roger covers all aspects of the business however his main roles include Valuation, Viewings and Negotiation.


Debbie Storey-Day


Debbie has worked in the industry since 2000 and gained a huge amount of experience. All of this time has been spent within Torbay for Corporate Agents until joining Williams Hedge in 2013.

Debbie works as a negotiator conducting viewings and ensuring potential purchasers have good quality information to make informed decisions on their next dream home.

Her roles also include providing feedback to vendors and managing the expectation of clients needs.


Cory Cuff

Sales Progressor

Cory qualified as a solicitor in 2009 following two years as a trainee solicitor; achieving a 2:1 in her LLB degree fromExeter University, Commendation in the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Plymouth and Distinction in the Postgraduate Diploma of Maritime Law from the London Metroplitan University. Cory spent nine years practising as a solicitor at a South Hams based law firm, which facilitates her understanding of sale and purchase transactions and assists with her effectiveness in role as Sales Progressor. In her spare time Cory enjoys visiting the beach and Dartmoor with her husband and three children. Cory was a member of the FSK GB Karate Squad for ten years and earned her third Dan black belt at 18. To date, she has won 14 British titles, 2 European titlesand World Silver and Bronze medals, fighting all over the UK, in the USA and Europe.

David Kinney


Sales Negotiator

David has over 20 years of experience working for corporate and independent estate agents and has a wealth of knowledge in both sales and lettings. David works as a negotiator conducting viewings, sales negotiations, providing feedback to our vendor clients and assisting applicants in finding their dream home.

David lives locally with his dog Chester and enjoys going to Dartmoor, visiting the local beaches along with socialising with his friends and having BBQs (weather permitting).




Office Manager / Administration

Alison Hand previously worked for a Corporate Estate Agents in Paignton for five years and has undertaken various roles from property lettings to office administrator, sales negotiator undertaking viewings and negotiations to market appraisals.

She has been with Williams Hedge from the start of the business and is very experienced in their systems and work practices. She is responsible for the management of the office and ensuring smooth transition from initial client enquiry to full marketing and all associated system and administrative procedures.

Alison is married and has two children and she enjoys walking, running and spending time with her family and friends.

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