St Hilliers is one of Australia’s leading, private, integrated property and construction groups

We are uniquely placed to provide clients with a total solution for their property and construction needs.

St Hilliers have been operating for more than 30 years and we have built this business by ensuring our clients’ expectations and our delivery are consistent.

We’re proud of our reputation for quality and going the extra mile and with a full national footprint, we’ll go anywhere for you, wherever your business takes us.

Commitment to the community

At St Hilliers we are committed to supporting the many diverse communities in which we live and work across the country.

Our community initiatives stem from the projects we deliver, the people we interact with and the neighbourhoods in which we work in. From supporting local sporting clubs to charitable sponsorships, we take a proactive approach in fostering the positive development of our communities and will continue to embrace a culture of giving back.

Our partners include

Legacy / The Kids’ Cancer Project / Meals on Wheels / Property Industry Foundation / Mates4Mates / SwichOn Inc / Randwick Rugby Club / Kids West Charity

Advisory Board

A private company, St Hilliers has adopted the principles of best practice management and corporate governance to ensure the company’s business affairs are well managed. Stringent management reporting processes, modelled on public company requirements, are applied to its activities. An important part of this reporting process is the role of the St Hilliers Advisory Council, which oversees all aspects of the company’s operations and strategic direction.
Executive Chairman Tim Casey


Tim Casey Executive Chairman

Tim is the Proprietor and Executive Chairman of St Hilliers, having founded the business in 1989. Under Tim’s leadership St Hilliers has evolved into an integrated property group. He is actively involved in the day-to-day management of the construction, development and wholesale funds management businesses.

Tim served as Vice President of the NSW Division of the Property Council of Australia, on the Advisory Boards of the Australian Property Industry Foundation and the University of NSW Faculty of Built Environment. He is a member of the Master Builders Association, the Australian Institute of Building and is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute.

Independent Member Steve Williams
Steve Williams Independent Member

A former Partner of Kemp Strang Lawyers for 20 years, Steve is a commercial lawyer with over 40 years of experience in corporate and property law, development, prospectus capital raisings and ASX listings. He was formerly Chairman and a non-executive director of Coffey International Limited and a non-executive director of PrimeAg Australia Limited.
Steve is currently Chairman of Axiom Mining Limited and the Council of Sydney Church of England Grammar School (Shore School).

Independent Member Mark Bilton
Mark Bilton Independent Member

Mark is an international award winning, Managing Director and CEO, with 20 years experience. He led 6 companies through transformational change, including the Gloria Jean’s Coffees’ global group. He is Managing Director of leadership advisors, Thought Patrol, who enable companies to ‘realise their potential’ through mentoring leaders, facilitating strategy and advising boards.
Mark has an MBA from Auckland University, and is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian Institute of Management.

Senior Management

Our people are everything to us! The St Hilliers family is made up of industry experts possessing a wealth of knowledge, experience and true leadership quality. We are proud of our achievements and we genuinely love what we do. We want to be a part of something grand. We want to build a better future, with you.
Chief Executive Officer Dan Hinton


Dan Hinton Chief Executive Officer

In his role of Chief Executive Officer, Dan is ultimately responsible for the overall management of the company operations. He is involved in the identification and procurement of projects for the business unit by retaining and expanding the existing client base.
In addition, he leads the Managers to ensure all projects undertaken by the business unit meet or exceed their required performance targets in relation to schedule, quality and budget. Dan has been with St Hilliers for over 10 years and in that time has forged firm relationships with our key clients.

Senior Executive Ralph Gagliano


Ralph Gagliano Senior Executive

Ralph is responsible for the financial management and the strategic activities of the overall St Hilliers group. A Fellow Certified Practising Accountant, Ralph has more than 30 years experience in the property and construction industries having held senior management roles with several major corporations both in Australia and overseas.

General Manager Brant Wood


Brant Wood General Manager

As St Hilliers General Manager, Brant brings over 20 years of construction experience to strategically drive a positive and collaborative team. His belief in accountable objectives ensures that his team are able to deliver on what we promise; deliver to our clients; deliver to industry partners; and deliver to our work mates. Additionally, Brant is responsible for the overall operations of the St Hilliers Contracting business, including the formulation, implementation and monitoring of strategic and business plans. Central to this is a commitment to sustainable, long term client and industry partner relationships, while driving continual improvement to deliver efficient and best practice across the business.

Legal Counsel Joseph Cummings
Joseph Cummings Legal Counsel

Joseph is responsible for the discharge and delivery of all legal requirements associated with St Hilliers construction and property operations.
He has over 30 years’ experience in commercial and corporate law, litigation, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance in both public and private companies and across a range of industries. This experience has been gained both as a partner in private legal practice and “in-house” as General Counsel to listed and unlisted entities.

Commercial and Legal Manager Sam Rutherford


Sam Rutherford Commercial and Legal Manager

Sam has been with St Hilliers over 15 years and in this time has been responsible for some of our highest profile projects. Sam has exceptional commercial awareness and strong liaison skills that enable him to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all stakeholders.
In his role of Commercial and Legal Manager, he oversees our entire suite of projects and their commercial outcomes to ensure our clients expectations are achieved within budget and timeframes

Financial Controller Viona Lim


Viona Lim Financial Controller

Viona has over 10 years’ experience in Construction and Property Development industry.
She is responsible for the overall strategy and direction of those teams including reporting, audit, tax, treasury, shareholder relations, administration of human resources and IT processes, supporting the operation and continuous growth of the Group.
She holds Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance and was admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant Australia in 2013. Communication is key in her view. With that in mind, she has recently completed her Graduate Certificate in Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

Development Manager Justyn Ng


Justyn Ng Development Manager

In Justyn’s role of Development Manager, he oversees the development project cycle, from identification to concept and initial approvals, through to design, construction and sales.
Justyn’s strong problem-solving ability and collaborative management style will ensure the project is delivered to the highest standard possible.

Group Design Manager Frank Katsanevas


Frank Katsanevas Group Design Manager

With over 20 years industry experience (and most of those with St Hilliers!), Frank’s construction design knowledge is unparalleled.
Frank’s pragmatic and collaborative approach ensures a considered and co-ordinated design phase, resulting in clear and co-ordinated documentation which will facilitate the smooth execution of the construction works with a positive outcome for all stakeholders

Contracting Lead Chris Kavney


Chris Kavney Contracting Lead

As our Division Manager for Contracting, Chris is responsible for the day to day operations and strategic direction of the Contracting business unit nationally. Chris brings nearly 20 years of experience working on large and complex health, education, retail, commercial, resources, and community infrastructure projects in nearly every state of Australia. Chris adopts a holistic approach to construction delivery, which ensures clients achieve best for project outcomes. Highly regarded for his can-do attitude, Chris has a proven track record achieving project success for his clients. He is consistently looking for better ways of delivering for his clients by optimising the balance of aspirations, outcomes and value.

Construction Manager - Defence Reece Beutel


Reece Beutel Construction Manager - Defence

Reece has exclusively worked on Defence projects at St Hilliers; thriving in technically challenging environments. He has successfully managed many complex building and infrastructure projects, including high security, explosive ordnance, fuel and PFAS treatment works. As the Construction Manager, combined with his technical aptitude and background in civil engineering, Reece shares a strong appreciation for value engineering and value of money outcomes through the teams and contracting partners he works with.

Construction Manager - Contracting Greg Malenstein


Greg Malenstein Construction Manager - Contracting

Having worked extensively within the health, aged care and education sectors, Greg leads our specialist and proven education project teams. As the Contracting Construction Manager, Greg fosters a positive team culture committed to delivering projects to surpass our client expectations. With a proven skillset in design and construct, Greg is able to collaborate with all project stakeholders and industry partners to ensure the innovative design and practical outcomes of our specialist education and health projects.

National HSE & Systems Manager Geoff O’Shea


Geoff O’Shea National HSE & Systems Manager

Geoff is responsible for the overall management of St Hilliers Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Systems and our Integrated Management System which includes ensuring implementation and compliance on all our projects.
As a Federal Safety Commission accredited builder, St Hilliers systems and practices are audited regularly and Geoff manages this process with the relevant projects.

Operations Safety Manager Ryan O’Hagan


Ryan O’Hagan Operations Safety Manager

Ryan is responsible for the daily operational management of St Hilliers Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Systems and their implementation and compliance on all our projects.
As a Federal Safety Commission accredited builder, St Hilliers systems and practices are audited regularly and Ryan provides guidance in the site implementation and maintenance of these process with the relevant projects.

Operations Support Manager Hannah Corley


Hannah Corley Operations Support Manager

Hannah provides support to the Operations and Management teams as well as managing the company resourcing and the daily office operations.
Her excellent organisational & communication skills are her greatest asset and ensures efficiency for our teams, both site and office based. Hannah is also responsible for providing a consistent point of contact between St Hilliers and our clients throughout the tendering process.

Recent Projects

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Armoured Fighting Vehicles Facilities Program – Stage 1 Puckapunyal Military Area
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Armoured Fighting Vehicles Facilities Program – Stage 1 Lavarack Barracks
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Belmont Private Hospital Stage 3
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