St Hilliers Property Team has the experience and capability to undertake projects of all sizes and complexities.

St Hilliers Property projects cover a wide spectrum of sectors but with a commonality of providing successful outcomes to all stakeholders.

Our team of dynamic and entrepreneurial property professionals are in tune with market trends and have a demonstrated ability to initiate and manage major greenfield and urban in-fill projects.

With a sound understanding of all aspects of the development process, they are committed to providing superior design and economic outcomes whether for joint venture partners or end-purchasers.

Our development projects have achieved awards for leading-edge practices demonstrating our commitment to high levels of innovation, design and construction excellence.

St Hilliers has developed high value, residential, retail, commercial, industrial and mixed-use precincts throughout Australia.

We take a full lifecycle approach from the initial identification of a site, to concept and feasibility analysis of a project, authority approvals, construction, and sale of our development projects. We are often involved in Joint Ventures and are a respected partner within the development industry.

Our Team

Executive Chairman Tim Casey

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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.

Senior Executive Ralph Gagliano

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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.

Group Design Manager Frank Katsanevas

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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

Funds Management Rod Powell
Rod Powell Funds Management

Rod is one of the longest-serving St Hilliers employees, spending 10 years in Construction and 15 years in Property. He is responsible for the feasibilities for prospective property projects and forecasting for live property projects. For completed projects, he is the Asset Manager, being the interface between the ownership entity, and the Property Management team. Being an experienced member of the St Hilliers family, he possesses a valuable amount of knowledge of St Hilliers’ processes and it’s culture.

Development Director Justyn Ng

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Justyn Ng Development Director

In Justyn’s role of Development Director, he oversees the full development project lifecycle, from identification to concept and planning approvals, through to design, sales, construction and settlement.

Justyn utilises his extensive expertise to take a hands-on approach to his projects, working meticulously with all stakeholders to ensure projects are delivered to the highest standard.

Property Project Director Paul Smith

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Paul Smith Property Project Director

Paul brings 30 years of construction industry experience to his role of Property Project Director. Having spent over 20 of these as a Design Manager, running complex ECI (early contractor involvement) projects, he has an understanding of how to set up projects for success from the outset. While undertaking these projects he has produced many award-winning projects for repeat clients. He prides himself on cultivating strong long-lasting relationships with clients, consultants, colleagues and industry partners.

Construction Manager Joel Bryant

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Joel Bryant Construction Manager

Joel has over 15 years of experience across the industry. Commencing in the industry by completing an apprenticeship, he later obtained a scholarship program with a local builder in conjunction with the University of Newcastle. With experience across commercial, government, aged care, health and education he found his niche in medium to high-rise residential and mixed-use projects.

Joel has had a hand in the delivery and handover to the end-user of over 1500 apartments with multiple mixed-use and residential project completions in excess of $100m in value. He appreciates the importance of teamwork and the collaboration required between all stakeholders in order to deliver a successful project.

Design Manager Yvan Nimbona

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Yvan Nimbona Design Manager

Yvan has over 12 years of experience across the industry. Possessing an architectural design background, he later embarked on postgraduate studies and experiences in construction management.

In Yvan’s role as Design Manager, he manages the project design development process for design and construction projects, from business development and bid phase to project delivery. Yvan’s value is being Client driven, successfully running the design and approval process on a range of standard and custom designs.

Senior Cost Planner Chonjoo Kim

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Chonjoo Kim Senior Cost Planner

Chon is a proactive professional dedicated to generating revenue, increasing profit and work efficiency with a can-do attitude and cooperative manner. With over 15 years of progressively responsible experience working in the Construction area, specialized in Hard dollar, D&C, Cost plan contracts, Chon has a competitive track record across a variety of sectors.

He has a diversifies portfolio of working on larger projects and special purpose facilities, with the overall responsibility to mentor junior estimators to conduct tenders from quantity take off to tender submission.

Senior Cost Planner Sean Lim

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Sean Lim Senior Cost Planner

Sean has over 16 years’ experience in the building and construction industry as a Project manager, Contract Administrator and estimator. In his role as Senior Cost Planner, Sean cost plans projects from the feasibility stage to handover to the construction team. He approaches all tenders with a high level of professionalism and care, whether they be a small refurbishment or a multi-million dollar project.

Corporate Support

Chief Executive Officer Drew Brockhurst

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Drew Brockhurst Chief Executive Officer

In his role of Chief Executive Officer, Drew 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. With almost 30 years of experience, Drew has held senior management roles for the past 11 years and in that time has forged firm relationships with key clients.

National Operations Manager Mick Cadzow

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Mick Cadzow National Operations Manager

Mick Cadow is St Hilliers National Operations Manager. With over 30 years of experience in the construction industry, Mick has worked across multiple sectors including health, education, infrastructure and aged care/retirement living.

Mick is an integral part of our business, ultimately overseeing our construction and delivery teams across our Contracting, Defence and Property divisions nationally. Mick will continue to establish or reinforce our relationships with new and existing clients whilst ensuring our projects are delivered safely, on time and defect-free.

National HSE & Systems Manager Geoff O’Shea

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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.

Commercial and Legal Manager Sam Rutherford

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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

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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.

Business Lead - Partnerships, People & Innovation Danny Hammon

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Danny Hammon Business Lead - Partnerships, People & Innovation

Danny is an integral part of the St Hilliers team . His role oversees the newly formed Partnerships, People & Innovation unit that focuses on fostering partnerships with our clients and industry partners, strategic planning, people and culture, communications and innovation. He brings a wealth of knowledge, depth of experience and a strong reputation to the team. Danny engages on a client-side throughout our varied sectors of aged care, education, health and complex infrastructure amongst others.

Property Projects

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Thornton Central
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Central Coast Quarter
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