The Property Investor is proud to present our annual showcase of The Top Ten Property Specialists of 2021.
The Top Ten Property Specialists recognises the outstanding contribution made by individual property experts who have, collectively, shaped the built environment in our key markets of Australia, the UK and the US over the past twelve months.
Tracie Ellis is a wife and mother of 4 and has worked in construction her entire career. This industry is well known to be predominantly male dominated, which comes with its challenges. Tracie is proof that women in construction can succeed. Everyone knows Tracie has a long family history in the industry and she has certainly done her time and knows her stuff. Read More.
Jo Natoli is the Founder and Principal of The Rental Specialists. Based in Sydney, she specialises is creating an easy, hands-off property ownership experience for landlords and property investors using her tried and tested P.E.R.F.O.R.M. active management framework.
The Rental Specialists provides exceptional end-to-end property management and investment solutions for business-savvy landlords and investors.
Nathan Lewes has been working in various aspects of the Australian property industry for more than 12 years.
He has worked in a range of roles from local residential real estate to high-end property marketing, and in offices across Australia from Sydney to Perth. Read More.
Joshua Boctorani has long been involved in Australia’s finance and property industry, with more than 13 years of experience.
After completing a Finance and Economics Degree at the University of Technology, Sydney, he began his career in investment banking, before joining a nationwide financial planning firm. Here, he rose through the ranks to become a financial adviser, senior real estate consultant and then a State Manager across both South Australia and New South Wales. Read More.
Marion Mays (founder and CEO) launched Thalia Stanley Group (named in honour of her parents) in Australia in 2014. The company offers Financial Literacy, Coaching and Mentoring and Wealth Advocacy. She assists clients to achieve their goals of building wealth and financial independence through property investment and other asset classes . Read More.
Elley grew up in rural North West Queensland but by the time she was a teenager, she had dreams of moving to the big city. She tried to break into the real estate industry as a sales agent at age 17 but was turned away for being too young. Instead, she found herself in property management, where she worked as an assistant for two years. After those two years, Elley took the opportunity to work in the ski fields of Japan for four months before making her way to Brisbane to once again try to become a real estate sales agent. Read More.
Mario’s working life started from a very young age, working in his Father’s restaurant from just 8 years old. Rather than help him financially, Mario’s Father felt that gifting him with the skills to develop a strong business acumen would be far more valuable.
Mario soon demonstrated his ability to negotiate when, at the age of 18, he found a shrewd way to purchase his first property with a no money down deal, proving from a young age his motto of “you can make money with no money”. Read More.
Currently: CEO of The Glentree Group.
. Life time achievement awards: Spears Wealth Management, LonRes
. Recognised as the ‘champion’ of residential agents collective interests
. An innovator and spokesperson of the Industry in the media (see Glentree blog) . Political activist and campaigner against Mansion Tax and a keen Brexiteer
. Motivational speaker for assorted charities. Read More
Jaciara Teotonio is the owner of UK BASE PROPERTY, a large, award-winning accommodation service in London. She has been interviewed by CNBC, Isto E Magazine (Brazil) and the Financial Times newspaper. Read More.
John Pidgeon is Solvere’s Director and Head Property and Finance Educator. He has been investing, coaching and teaching people in property for over 20 years.
With a Bachelor of Education and a Diploma of Financial Planning under his belt, as well as being a qualified Mortgage Broker and Buyers Agent, John coaches personal clients and businesses every day to understand their finances and complex property deals in great depth, and breaks down the deal with the upmost clarity for the most successful outcome. Read More.