Director, Country Specialist
Jonathan Harington started out as a selling agent and subsequently spent eighteen years running the property buying departments for two leading national firms, specialising in country houses and estates.
In 2004 Jonathan set up Haringtons UK, where the philosophy is to provide the very best possible service based on expertise and independence.
1976-1996: Lane Fox, London (now Strutt & Parker). Initially sales agent for country houses, land, farms and estates. Set up the buying division in 1986. Partner in the business from 1980 and director and shareholder from 1984 through until 1996, when headhunted by Knight Frank.
1996-2004: Knight Frank, London. Recruited to set up and lead KF’s buying department. Grew the business to cover London and all parts of the UK, with a team of 6 agents. Handled purchase of major properties and estates. Resigned in 2004 in order to set up an independent buying agency.
2004-onwards: founder and director of Haringtons UK. Role is to lead the client development and service provision whilst using extensive experience to work for clients.