Harry operates as Director of his own company at WHK Commercial Property. His passion, focus, 20 years of real estate experience and commitment to the industry, continues to provide exceptional results for his clients in his own Commercial franchise. His establishment of a number of real estate offices within the Illawarra has allowed him to garner a clear and concise understanding of all facets of the property sector. Harry prides himself on his ability to build long-lasting relationships with his buyers, sellers, tenants and staff.
Being a licensed Valuer, having a clean understanding of the current market conditions and his expertise in marketing, provides a foundation for consistent and superior results each and every time.
Working closely with a team of Sales and Leasing professionals, Harry has sold and leased some of the largest commercial sites in the Illawarra; the repeat business from clients being a clear indication of the success of WHK Commercial.
Damian, having lived and worked in Wollongong throughout the past 45 years and still currently residing and raising a family here, Damian feels that he is very much in tune with the Illawarra as well as its surrounding regions and its people. Damian has been successfully self employed for the past 16 years and believes that this experience helps him to relate to the wants and needs of local business communities.
Damian has been actively involved in the region’s local real estate market as a buyer, seller, landlord and tenant, having bought and sold a large number of residential and commercial properties over the past 16 years. Damian’s ’hands on’ real estate and small business experience places him well to work closely with his fellow community members.
Like most Mum’s and Dad’s alike, Damian loves to participate in local events and clubs with his family. He is excited to have the opportunity to utilise his life and business experiences here at WHK Commercial, working hard for his clients and striving to achieve the best results possible.
Matthew, is an integral member of our Sales & Leasing team, whose specialised knowledge and experience is now focused on WHK’s Commercial Retail and Office clientele in all local Centre and City Centre precincts throughout the Illawarra.
An experienced property professional with specialised knowledge, hands on experience in the process of multi-site acquisition or development packaging, Matthew brings a refreshing passion for excellence whilst supporting our commercial clients with direct interest in either greenfield and urban redevelopment areas across the region.
Matthew’s success is testament to his understanding of the importance of progressive communication and being remembered by a buyer or seller. This follows his personal values of strength in community and building strong relationships and influencing networks, required for developing and maintaining trusting long term repeat business.
At home, a family man, husband and father to two young boys who enjoys the outdoors and the activities that bring community together.
A Member of The Real Estate institute of NSW, Mark is proud to uphold the ethical commitments promoted by his Industry’s body. Known for his loyalty, honesty and determination, Mark’s reputation for integrity has earned him an exceptionally loyal clientele.
Mark is a part of that rare breed within the property sector; he is an agent who is prepared to forgo income in pursuit of maintaining his integrity.
‘’I am competitive by nature and I take pride in the results I achieve. But the thing I value most highly is my reputation; nothing is more important to me than my ability to look people in the eye and deal with them honestly.”
A Self-described ‘people person’. Mark is both courteous and empathetic in his approach to business. Combined with a high standard of honesty, integrity and infallible patience. Having been in the industry since 2011, Mark has proven skills and attributes that make him an excellent negotiator. Mark believes his excellent local knowledge combined with enthusiasm and attention to detail; provide a powerful combination for providing top quality service and advice. Mark’s dedication and passion for real estate will undoubtedly see him establish himself as one of Illawarra’s finest commercial property professionals.
Tony has lived and worked in the Illawarra region his entire life. He has a love and passion for the region and has been involved in local property purchasing, selling, leasing and property management.
Tony has been involved in the management of family and corporate-owned large-scale multi-State businesses for the past 25 years and prior to that, served in the NSW Police Force for 8 years.
Coming from a large Italian family and having two daughters of his own, he prides himself on good family ethics and morals. He has a passion to provide great service to the local community and make a strong contribution to the WHK team.
Ben is a very experienced residential and commercial property advisor in the ACT and New South Wales. His involvement within the property market commenced with sales and marketing in Malaysia, where he was involved in many projects involving the construction of hotels and office buildings. Ben has over 25 years’ experience in the selling and marketing of property to local, interstate and overseas investors and developers. Ben’s primary focus has been on the sale of new residential and commercial property developments. His connections and marketing have led to a large number of high profile transactions such as shopping centres, medical centres, storage facilities, offices and development sites.
When Ben migrated to Australia in 1996, he commenced business in the Real Estate and construction industry, at which time he joined HIA Australia (Housing Industry Association). He then studied Civil engineering in Canberra and also gained a diploma in Business Management. In the last 25 years, two outstanding projects he was involved in were, a large estate in Dunlop ACT Canberra, which sold for suburb record in the following year and a project in Jerrabomberra NSW that received several awards. Also during this time, Ben became an active and community minded participant in the Australian Capital Territory region and participated in major decisions regarding developing and extending the Capital by advising the Government.
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Jessica joined the WHK Commercial Property team in June 2012, having relocated from Sydney to Wollongong. Jessica had previously worked in various Marketing roles for residential Real Estate agencies as well as Advertising & Production companies in Sydney.
After three and a half years working for Harry in various roles within the company, Jessica was appointed Commercial Property Manager and managed a small team and a portfolio of over 140 commercial and industrial properties throughout the Illawarra.
Jessica left WHK Commercial Property in August 2016, taking a short stint of maternity leave and returned to the company in a part-time capacity at the beginning of 2017 in the role of HR & Accounts Manager.
She continues to contribute her exceptional skills, experience, enthusiasm, loyalty and a strong work ethic to her role whilst striving to maintain a work/life balance between her career and family. Jessica is an integral part of the WHK Commercial team and proudly holds the title of the longest-serving employee which she looks forward to keeping for many years to come.
Helen joins the WHK Commercial team after many years in the real estate industry, located in the Southern Highlands and the Northern Suburbs of Sydney.
In addition to her real estate career, Helen and her husband have been operating a retail maintenance business, carrying out maintenance and shop fit-outs in shopping centres across NSW and the ACT for over 15 years. This has seen Helen’s focus shift from residential sales to commercial and industrial sales, and her move to the Illawarra.
Utilising her excellent time management and organisational skills, as the Principals PA, Helen provides Harry the opportunity and availability to his clients ensuring they receive the best of Harrys time and skills in negotiating Sales & leasing.
With so many years exposure to the different aspects of real estate, from Sales, Leasing and Management within both residential and retail sectors, Helen has a unique skill set enabling her to provide an all-encompassing service to her clients.
As a licenced agent Helen manages the finer details of the process of sales and leasing and thrives in meeting new clients, developing and maintaining strong working relationships that last many years and through many transactions.
Having started her property management career at WHK several years ago, Melissa is a dedicated member of the WHK team and always working on improving processes to gain the best results for our clients throughout WHK’s growth. She has overseen the rollout of our property management program and implemented procedures to ensure all facets of the management roles can be carried out with efficiency. With attention to detail, all leases are thoroughly reviewed so that all terms are captured correctly, rent reviews implemented efficiently, and outgoings forecasts and reconciliations overseen to be accurate. To ensure the maximum lifespan of all equipment within the portfolios, detailed schedules are in place for proactive maintenance and thorough records kept of all repairs and maintenance for each property. Getting to know our properties through ongoing inspections, and valuing the relationships she has been building with both Landlords and Tenants helps achieve tenant retention and return on investment during the lease renewal process. Always happy to step out of the comfort zone and think outside the square, Melissa looks forward to continued success for WHK and her clients.
Murat joined the WHK Commercial Property team in November 2019 as a Commercial Property Manager and is known for his honesty and determination. Having over 6 years of extensive Commercial Property Management experience having worked for several agencies within Sydney where he managed up to 300 properties in a single portfolio as well as a complex role within a corporate company, Murat is passionate about the property industry and prides himself on delivering the highest level of professional standards and customer service, ensuring he achieves outstanding results for his clients.
His love for real estate came into play in 2013; Murat enjoys his role and currently undertaking tertiary studies through Deakin University for his Bachelors of Property and Real Estate encompassing him with the knowledge of sustainability, law, investment, valuation and development.
Outside of work, Murat is adjusting to fatherhood and loves to spend time with his wife and newborn daughter.
Ammar joins our team with over 20 year’s experience in the building trade industry. Ammar first entered the industry as an electrician then moved into providing multi trade services as a licensed carpenter and builder while using his work experience with Reece in plumbing services.
Ammar successfully ran a property maintenance and building business for over 10 years in the Illawarra before deciding to move into commercial building. Ammar has built his reputation on honesty, integrity and taking pride in his work, always going that extra mile to ensure his clients are happy with his services.
Ammar enjoys spending his weekends with his 5 children and family, is an avid camper and motorcycle rider.
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Tammy is a well-known local having grown up in the northern suburbs of Wollongong.
Tammy brings a good balance of knowledge and experience to WHK, having managed a number of family businesses including local post offices. In addition, Tammy has also worked in the finance sector, working for a number of major financial institutions for a number of years and is renowned for her customer service.
Subsequently, Tammy has experience in the automotive industry, performing a number of roles including customer care programs, corporate manufacturer claims, general administration and accounts.
Recently, Tammy has worked for a number of local Valuers and Real Estate agencies, and this, coupled with her previous experience, makes Tammy a valuable member of our Property Management team in her role as Accounts Officer.
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Before joining WHK, Anna was previously responsible for reporting and delivering financial results for a portfolio of Shopping Centres, as well as assisting Centre Management Employees with daily accounting issues.
Holding the Accounts Officer Role, Anna is a valued member of the WHK team. She has spent the vast majority of her career in the property industry, bringing her wealth of knowledge and over 20 years experience in administration and accounting to WHK Commercial.
Kate commenced her career in the Commercial Industrial & Retail real estate sector assisting a team of four property managers, eventually transitioning to a full time Trust Accountant looking after all Sales, Leasing & Rental transactions.
Moving into Sales, Leasing & Marketing Administration, she assisted a team of Sales and Leasing Agents including PA duties to the Director.
Joining the WHK Commercial team as the Assistant to the Facilities Manager, Kate brings her broad knowledge across multiple aspects of the industry, dedication to customer service and an eye for detail.
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After having spent most of her professional career based in Sydney, Mary relocated back to her hometown of Wollongong and thoroughly enjoys her role as the ‘front of house’ representative for WHK.
Having worked in various office environments, Mary brings a broad range of skills and experience to her role and invariably seeks new challenges or additional responsibilities as part of her daily routine.
Organised and adaptable, her attention to detail and excellent time management skills means that every task is completed efficiently, and to the highest possible standard. Often described as meticulous, focused and hard working, Mary is an administrative professional who doesn’t mind wearing multiple hats.
Above all, Mary is a self-confessed people person who thrives on creating a vibrant and fun culture in the office.