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Georgia Bardoel
Georgia BardoelSales Consultant

Fewer people have a family background more perfectly suited to pursuing a career in real estate than Georgia. Surrounded from an early age by the positive influence and exceptional work ethic of parents who operated a huge successful independent real estate agency, she has heard and spoken the language of property all her life.

In addition, her wider family's significant profile as bayside builders has further informed Georgia's decision to enter the industry. She is, nevertheless, an individual spirit who possesses tertiary qualifications in fashion and has previously spent almost a decade achieving exceptional success in the fast moving, intensely competitive retail fashion space.

Such a history points the way forward. Georgia's natural confidence and affinity for dealing with people is complemented by her market knowledge, some of which is acquired, much of which is instinctive.

Positive, energetic and ambitious, Georgia is clearly ideally equipped to provide clients with a rewarding real estate experience. She was born to do so.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0409-004-574
E-mail: gbardoel@buxton.com.au
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Brianna Tyson
Brianna TysonSales Consultant

Brianna's passion for Melbourne and love of the Bayside area in particular has seen her exchange a successful career in the Perth property market for exciting opportunities with Buxton St Kilda.

As an accomplished sports person, Brianna is convinced that achieving the best outcomes for her vendors is all about working as a team and facilitating high levels of communication between all involved parties. Her professionalism, undoubted interpersonal skills and attention to detail mean that opportunities are maximized and potential purchasers are fully engaged throughout the selling process.

"I am a firm believer in leaving absolutely nothing to chance when it comes to real estate. I never lose focus of the fact that the sale of a home or investment property is often a major life event and our vendors deserve nothing less than an outstanding and tireless effort from their sales team." This dedication has resulted in the achievement of excellent outcomes and multiple awards for Brianna who's "can do" attitude fits perfectly with the Buxton St Kilda philosophy.

Living and working in the Bayside area is a dream come true for Brianna as she looks forward, along with the Buxton St Kilda team, to bringing superior levels of service and exceptional outcomes to local property owners.

"I have rarely seen anyone receive so many accolades and messages from clients as Brianna. This is testimony to her dedication and high standard of service"

David Airey Managing Director of Airey Real Estate & Former President at the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0488-046-069
E-mail: btyson@buxton.com.au
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Clive Fondyke
Clive FondykeProperty Consultant

At a time when most teens are dreaming only of new-found freedoms, nights out and perhaps owning their first car, Clive was quietly establishing his property portfolio with his first house purchase at the ripe age of only 18. Fast forward to today and this impressive maturity, dedication and preparedness to work hard collectively form the bedrock of Clive's commitment to every client's success, whether they be vendor or buyer.

A family background in mortgage broking together with extensive experience in home building and the property investment arena ensure Clive enjoys a crystal clear understanding of the key motivators in real estate transactions. Equipped with this plus an instinct for opportunity, an easy personable manner and carefully honed communication skills, Clive quickly establishes the effective relationships that translate to successful campaign outcomes and the highest level of customer satisfaction.

Thriving on Buxton's culture of continued professional development, Clive is currently studying his Certificate 4 in Mortgage Broking and looks forward to the broader understanding of client's needs that this will facilitate.

Lured by the best city in the world eight years ago, Clive lives locally drawn by the hustle and bustle of the inner city with its fabulous coffee, restaurants and nightlife. Obsessed with ball sports, he barracks for the West Coast Eagles but having been born and raised in Perth, we'll forgive him for that!

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0437-728-466
E-mail: cfondyke@buxton.com.au
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Julia Danh
Julia DanhSecretary & Marketing Manager

Julia's passion and professionalism have found the perfect context in the property industry, a field ideally suited to her ability to handle heavy workloads and complete tasks on time - crucial to success in such a fast paced environment. During a career notable for her dedication and reliability, Julia's commitment to the Buxton brand - and the St Kilda office in particular - underpins her enthusiasm for overseeing effective marketing campaigns for all our properties. From four family homes to entry level or investment apartments, each listing receives the same impeccable service from Julia. Her support of our sales team is driven by her outstanding ability to multitask, her proficiency in digital media marketing and the ease and effectiveness with which she communicates with client and colleagues alike.

Staying fit and exercising regularly are important to Julia, who enjoys running and has had a love of swimming since she was 5 years old - she now finds it a great way to relax and take any work stress away.

Office: 9536-7222
E-mail: stkildasales@buxton.com.au
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Christine Fraser
Christine FraserOffice Manager

It is no exaggeration to claim that what Christine doesn't know about real estate generally and property management in particular probably isn't worth knowing.

Her authoritative knowledge and understanding of the industry, gained over an extensive and illustrious 24 year career, ensures Buxton St Kilda's property owners are provided with a property management service of complete professionalism.

Unperturbed by any issues that occur during the course of a lease and able to quickly and effectively resolve matters to her clients' advantage, Christine possesses a comprehensive command of all relevant legislation.

Her achievements as an Office Manager, sound working knowledge of Landlords Insurance having assisted a Landlord Insurance company set up their Melbourne and Perth offices and her backgound in book-keeping reflect Christine's consummate efficiency and offer landlords further confidence that their property is in the hands of a career professional who has a track record unmatched in her field.

Why would you entrust your real estate asset to anyone less qualified?

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0419-941-380
E-mail: christinef@buxton.com.au
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Lucas Marsh
Lucas MarshNew Business Manager

Relationships, responsibilities, reputation - the approach that Lucas adopts in fulfilling his role as Business Development Manager places priority on these three key elements.

The success of this strategy is reflected in his track record.

A career that commenced in the early 1990s has been characterized by consistent high performance and exceptional professionalism with leading companies, in demanding, competitive markets. Lucas has a wealth of knowledge in all aspects of busy Property Management offices and applies that knowledge to the benefit of his clients.

Lucas applies rigorous attention to detail, specialized marketing skills and regular, effective communication with his clients as he undertakes the task of attracting and leasing new business for our Property Management Department.

Risk minimization through thorough tenant screening is critical as is optimizing his clients returns. The extent to which repeat referrals are a source of new property proves how proficient he is at meeting, and exceeding, people's expectations.

A bay-side resident with long term links to the area, Lucas, his wife and three young children make the most of local lifestyle attractions whenever he's not busy continuing to ensure his clients, both established and new, enjoy a rewarding investment experience.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0431-277-222
E-mail: lmarsh@buxton.com.au
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Chelsey O'Brien
Chelsey O'BrienProperty Management Department Manager

Chelsey clearly, consistently demonstrates all the skills and attributes required to succeed in her role as Manager of our property management department.

Her enjoyment of client interaction and the constant energy associated with working in a fast paced environment underpinned the conscientiousness Chelsey has always applied to the task of managing any property in her care. In addition, her leadership skills and the exceptional role model she represents ensure she provides expert guidance to our committed team.

Professionally and personally committed to the area, Chelsey, who is local resident, achieves a work/life balance that ensures she stays fresh and prepared to devote all the energy necessary to providing the exceptional service that continues to be the hallmark of her career. Always friendly and hardworking, Chelsey prides herself on her honesty, reliability and her trustworthy nature - attributes that are reflected by the work of her team. She has an outstanding track record in a profession where different demands and diverse challenges arise on a daily basis.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0407-271-141
E-mail: cobrien@buxton.com.au
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Kay Barrass
Kay BarrassSenior Property Manager

Kay loves real estate - and it shows!

As a Property Management professional of more than 7 years, Kay has established a healthy track record of consistent excellence in every client relationship whether it be with landlord or tenant.

Her renowned enthusiasm, carefully honed talent for clear communication and extensive real estate experience create trust filled relationships where her firm commitment to improving her clients' investment returns and keeping rental vacancies to a minimum ensures she not only meets expectations but exceeds them.

Kay thrives on the excitement of a career where passion and ambition see her achieve the best possible results for her clients. Her consummate customer service skills, knowledge and thorough understanding of her role ensure she easily facilitates stress free outcomes and delivers the highest level of satisfaction to all parties.

In her spare time, Kay and her husband enjoy travel, skiing and fine food and wine.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0438-392-253
E-mail: kbarrass@buxton.com.au
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Samantha Kotsanas
Samantha KotsanasSenior Property Manager

Career progression from receptionist roles, to administration responsibilities to property management has given Samantha a complete grounding in all the elements that are crucial to an individual's ability to effectively address the demands of managing investment properties in today's market.

Local knowledge and an appreciation of clients' priorities underpin Samantha's instinctive efficiency and complement the calm competence she shows under pressure. She is able to effectively find resolutions when issues arise and her capacity to communicate means she quickly inspires confidence in people.

A regular traveller overseas, Samantha's love of Europe matches her fondness for the environs of St Kilda and the surroundings areas.

She is an engaged, energetic, totally professional property manager who understands that success - for all parties - can only be guaranteed by her commitment to creating the best possible circumstances for clients and tenants alike.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0488-117-818
E-mail: skotsanas@buxton.com.au
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Shelley Barrett
Shelley BarrettSenior Property Manager

Shelley's broad experience and brilliant career achievements define her as a property manager of exceptional proficiency and professionalism who has enjoyed considerable success in both Australia and New Zealand.

Locally an expert in the bayside market, Shelley's established property management skill set is complemented by an outstanding ability to reach conclusions or resolve issues through astute negotiation.

In addition, she has overseen several renovations of rental properties from a project management perspective - an experience that proves itself invaluable when handing any maintenance issues relating to properties in her portfolio.

Her enjoyment of the variety that her role provides is evident and Shelley always finds way to keep the job fresh and invigorating. Time spent pursuing personal interests also makes an important contribution to Shelley's ability to meet clients' needs when at work. As a single mum, she ensures quality time with her daughter includes weekend getaways, visiting markets and catching up with her circle of friends.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0408-015-770
E-mail: sbarrett@buxton.com.au
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Emily Mould
Emily MouldProperty Manager

Client relations and customer service skills that were acquired and developed by Emily in the hospitality industry translate ideally to the residential real estate context - in particular to the range of responsibilities relevant to succeeding in property management.

Emily's ability to handle all the enquiries and issues that can arise during the course of a lease is characterized by an assuredness and efficiency that immediately wins the confidence of tenants and landlords alike.

A tertiary graduate who is the holder of a Bachelor of Education, Emily has also excelled in the personal pursuit of playing a key role in running a highly popular calisthenics club.

Her energy and her approach are beautifully suited to Buxton St Kilda - and accurately reflect the way in which the entire property management team strives to deliver exceptional service.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0439-367-220
E-mail: emilym@buxton.com.au
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Andrea Ellis
Andrea EllisAssistant Property Manager

A background that includes considerable experience in both the sales and the property management areas of residential real estate provides Andrea with a thorough grounding in the industry. Such a track record clearly complements her skill set and the efficient, measured approach she applies to tasks.

In addition, the success she achieved in legal recruitment with a blue chip market leading multi-national company is an indication of Andrea's outstanding ability to relate to people and arrive at rewarding outcomes.

Originally from the United Kingdom and a lover of overseas travel, Andrea, who is a mother of two, brings a method based on communication, professionalism and a strong sense of ethics to her role.

The effectiveness of the way she works means Andrea plays a key part in delivering seamless, stress free property management to so many landlords.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0499-077-425
E-mail: aellis@buxton.com.au
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Matthew Christophi
Matthew ChristophiLeasing Consultant

Matthew's exceptional skills and abilities have been acquired and honed in the highly competitive field of account management, primarily in the print media environment. His ability to succeed in such a dynamic market translates effectively to providing first class service in the leasing consultancy space.

Always involved with meeting, and exceeding, the expectation of clients, Matthew has a highly developed sense of what matters to people when the security of their investment returns are at stake.

He has an approach that balances personal friendliness with professional efficiency and clients and colleagues alike are appreciative of Matthew's calm, considered manner.

A long time resident of Brisbane who has adopted Melbourne with a fresh, positive energy that's perfectly attuned to the mood that makes our inner city in particular such a vibrant place in which to live and work.

Office: 9536-7222
Mobile: 0488-026-220
E-mail: mchristophi@buxton.com.au
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Allira Lawson
Allira LawsonReception

The importance of a receptionist's role in setting the tone for people's interaction with any company is widely acknowledged. Given this, our Albert Park office is especially fortunate to have a person of Allira's calibre sitting at front desk.

Over a career that commenced c2009, Allira has consistently performed to exceptionally high standards of customer service, responding to requests, handling issues and directing enquiries with exemplary proficiency.

Her friendly approach, complemented by a calm, clear headed manner method establish a positive mood that can do so much to define the way in which the general public can from an opining regarding our company.

Her personal interest in travelling and her active participation as a player for St Kilda Netball Club add an ideal balance to Allira's obvious dedication to her work.