Michael Hall started in 1976 as a Junior Property Manager at Frank Facey First National (now Hall & Partners First National). After six months Michael moved into the sales department where he had to quickly learn all aspects of listing and selling real estate as he had a young family to support. After 8 years of working in the sales department, Michael became sales manager of the Dandenong office and then in 1991 purchased the business, which was the oldest and most established real estate business in the area with a large rent roll since 1916. Over the next couple of years he opened offices in Mulgrave and Endeavour Hills. The Hall group is still the largest individually owned office network in the area both in sales and property management and Michael is very committed to ensuring his company gives the highest possible standard of service to all valued clients, being Vendors, Purchasers, Landlords and Tenants. Because of the strength of the office and the commitment to customer service, the company has a lot of repeat business, where clients know the level of service they will receive. This is reflected in Michael’s mission statement for the company. MICHAEL'S MISSION STATEMENT - To be the most professional local real estate business that everyone wants to do business with us His Commitment to you: •To provide the highest possible standard of service to all our valued clients, Vendors, Purchasers, Landlords and Tenants, so that we exceed our clients expectations. •To maintain a client for life policy. •To maintain the highest ethical and business standards in all dealings with our clients. •To maintain a strong team work philosophy •To foster professional development through regular training and keeping up to date with the latest technology. Michael's two sons Adrian & Leigh are also Directors of the company and are committed to the companies' growth in the long term, whilst ensuring that the strong ethics and professionalism that the company offers, continues in the short term.
Leigh is a Director of the Hall Real Estate Group. Even as far back as Grade 6, when asked what he wanted to do when he left school, his ambition was always to work in the family business and his dedication to achieving that did not waiver. After completing school in 2001, Leigh commenced a traineeship within the company. He then became the Assistant Property Manager at the Endeavour Hills Office, and then moved to Mulgrave to become the Senior Property Manager and completed his full Real Estate License. In the ensuing years Leigh was giving absolutely outstanding service to all his Landlords and Tenants and due to this high level of service, over these years the rent roll at Mulgrave was tripled in size. In 2012, whilst still overseeing the Mulgrave Rent Roll, Leigh moved into a Senior Sales position in the Dandenong Office, with outstanding success by applying all his experience gained from dealing with Landlords and Tenants, to look after his Vendors and Purchasers with the same level of service and also using his exceptional communication skills and energy for real estate. Being a Director and family member of the Hall Real Estate Group, Leigh is committed to the company long term, so therefore anyone dealing with him, will have peace of mind that not only are they dealing with an experienced real estate agent, but he shall also be with the company in the long term to continue to look after all their needs.
An outstanding team member Nicole, along with Kaitlyn is the back bone of the company. Since commencing with Hall & Partners First National in 2006, Nicole has built her way up from receptionist to Accounts/Administration Manager to General Manager and now Director. With her skill to manage large workloads and her great ability to communicate with people, the office is run efficiently and professionally, achieving great results for all of our clients.
Tim Retallack, who is now a Partner of the company, started working at the Dandenong Office over 30 years ago. During this time, Tim has built up a huge data base of satisfied clients who to this day, continue to have Tim look after all their and their family and friends real estate needs. As a company we are always ensuring we give the highest possible standard of service, which is monitored by regular questionnaires to clients and to fully appreciate the service and warmth that he gives his clients, one only needs to read several hundred of his outstanding testimonials. Tim is the most experienced auctioneer in the area and has successfully sold over 500 properties at auction. Tim has the absolute highest standard of morals and you will find him an absolute delight to deal with, in all your real estate needs.
Walter is regarded as one of the leading sales consultants in the area. His knowledge and expertise are a quality that his clients highly commend. Walter is now recognised in Endeavour Hills & Dandenong as a primary development agent, handling not only off the plan sales of apartments and townhouses, but also the sale of projects as a whole to builders and developers. Walter has been a Senior Sales Executive at Hall & Partners First National for over 10 years. His consistent efforts to achieve the best results for the company are one of the reasons he has achieved sales person of the year on multiple occasions. Being a local himself, Walter knows the area like no other and can relate to sellers and buyers. He has built an enormous database of clients and is able to instantly match these buyers to your property.
Chen Liu is passionate about working in real estate. Her motivation and expert communication skills ensure she gets great results. Being fluent in Mandarin and English, Chen can effortlessly converse, relate and address the real estate needs of a wide range of customers. With a very strong work ethic, Chen has a natural ability to build strong relationships and get the results her clients need. Chen has a Computer Science bachelor degree in Dalian university, China and post graduate diploma in same subject in University of Waikato, New Zealand. She also has an International Tourism Master in University of Limerick, Ireland. Chen is a wonderful asset to our team. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking Chinese food and trying new recipes, along with travelling with family and friends.
Trish's many years' experience in the industry has gained her an extensive knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act and all aspects of property management. As our Senior Property Manager Trish helps the team to perform efficiently and in accordance with best practice guidelines – ensuring our clients achieve the best possible service in every situation. Trish understands the importance of ensuring a rewarding experience for her clients and brings a dedicated, hardworking approach to each property she represents. Trish is more than happy for you to contact her to discuss your property and offer any professional advice.
Sheena has been with the company since 1990, starting her career on reception. After 2 years she took over the Property Management Department as Senior Property Manager and was awarded the "National Property Manager of the Year” for Australia at the First National Conference in 2000. Being dedicated to the industry for such a long period of time, She has been involved with First National in Training and the development of System and Procedures for Property Management. Since 2016, she has transferred her expertise to Business Development with a focus on finding our landlords the best possible outcomes in leasing their properties, in regards to rental and quality tenants. Each year since focusing on this new role, Sheena has been awarded the "Business Development Manager of the Year" for Victoria and won the National Award in 2018. Almost 30 years of invaluable experience at your disposal.
Kaitlyn started with our company fresh out of high school in 2014. She is a fantastic first point of contact and has learned her role very quickly. Kaitlyn loves assisting the sales staff to make the process of buying & selling as smooth and easy as possible for our Vendors and Purchasers. Kaitlyn makes all clients her top priority and goes above and beyond to help makes the listing and sales process and positive and smooth as possible for all clients. Kaitlyn is a wonderful asset to our team.
In 2018, Mel began working with Hall & Partners as our Inspection Manager. Mel has now started working full time as one of our Rental Receptionist’s as well as assisting the Property Managers. Mel is friendly, hardworking, experienced and has a natural ability to go the extra mile to assist her clients and colleagues.
Anita has been with our company for past 20 years, and is currently our bookkeeper. With her wealth of experience in property management, she ensures that the processing of the accounts runs smoothly. Anita is very thorough in her work and ensures that quality service is being provided on a timely manner.
Shagi Pathmanathan originates from Jaffna in Sri Lanka. Having studied in both Sri Lanka and Singapore before arriving in Australia, Shagi has valuable international experience in sales and customer service training. This allows him to offer the highest level of service to every client. Locally, Shagi has excellent, firsthand knowledge having lived in Dandenong for the past ten years. He believes his humble and honest demeanour and strong, ethical ideals provide him strength and energy in everything he pursues in life. His simple message of kindness and cordial living is reflected in his dealings with clients, Shagi is always willing to offer people he meets with warm and sincere advice. Shagi believes that ‘balance’ is the key to success and happiness and he makes sure to find time with family and friends outside of the office. Recreational sports and fitness is a passion of his and he enjoys playing cricket and indoor soccer in his spare time. When he is not out you can find him spending quality time with his friends of spending quiet nights at home playing the guitar. Shagi continues to develop and educate himself within the Real Estate industry and dedicates his quest in excellence to becoming not only knowledgeable, but also a person to trust and respect in the community.
It is a pleasure to have Yasantha joining the team with over 10 years' experience in the industry. He has dedicated himself selling over 600 plus properties in the Greater Dandenong area and also covering Doveton, Hallam and Endeavour Hills. With a career spanning over 30 years in the fields of hospitality, customer services and negotiation, he is absolutely committed to provide you with high standard of expertise and service to vendors and buyers alike. As a REIV member and a licence estate agent, he is certainly going to give you the edge over the rest in the industry. “I am absolutely committed to achieving the best possible results for all my clients. My reputation is based on honesty, integrity and guarantee to deliver what I promise” If you want professional real estate advise, obligation free market appraisal for your property, please call Yasantha on 0432 805 336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Omid Mahramzadeh a young, passionate and enthusiastic man, who started Real estate in 2017. He has shown honesty and integrity over the past years and proved to his clients that he can make the selling process easy, stress-free by achieving a great result. He loves helping people with his knowledge and experience to find them their dream home not only that by speaking multiple languages he makes the negotiation process soft and easy. As a Sales Consultant at First National Dandenong, Omid strongly believes that Real Estate is all about the People and acknowledging their situation and needs makes him apart from other agents. His dream is to make people satisfied with his service & knowledge. Beside work, He loves helping young generation to participate in Sports also he is the Co- founder of SHAHEEN Football club. Achievements: 2017 highest number Selling agent in a quarter 2018 Runner up Sales Agent of the year 2019 Mandy hall Award first national Hall & Partners 2020 Silver Award in Victoria and Tasmania Call Omid Mahramzadeh today so he can help you achieve your real estate dreams!
Michael Cervenjak started in the Real Estate industry in 1988, when he moved with his family from Sydney to Melbourne. Has acquired his Real Estate knowledge by working in a few different agencies, various suburbs and amongst many nationalities. Michael was a successful business partner in a Real Estate office in Dandenong where he operated as an Officer in Effective Control, Michael's motto in life is “to do unto others as he would want them to do unto him”- and this is what gives him drive, understanding and willingness to help other people with whom he comes in contact with. Also, he holds the office of Justice of the Peace and is very active in the community in many ways. Being fluent in few European languages and familiar with people's customs, we believe that you will benefit in your dealings with Michael- and that you will let others know of your memorable experience in Real Estate.
16 years ago carina decided on a change of career and her real estate career commenced. Carina is well known for her professional service and advice. She is willing to help her clients achieve their property goals. Her approachable and easy to talk manner and enthusiasm are obvious as soon as you meet her. She prides herself upon listening to her clients to fully understanding their needs and requirements. Carina lives, breathes and obviously works in Endeavour Hills and is and enthusiastic and active member of the community. Carina is fluent in Spanish. Experience has taught Carina that the most important attribute for successfully working with sellers and buyers is integrity, hard work and honest communication.
Irene’s reputation and standings as one of the most prominent and successful real estate agents in the Greater City of Dandenong speaks for itself, with approximately 20years experience and a success rate which is unrivalled in the area. Since migrating to Australia, Irene has lived, worked and raised two children in the south east, and has had a continuous presence in the Dandenong district for over 15 years. Whether you are looking at buying, selling or just after some professional real estate advice there is no better choice than Irene, her reputation speaks for itself!
Sales professional Bob Milkovic is a property consultant whose excellent results speak volume about his skill. A multi-award winning professional, Bob is recognised as one of Dandenong's highest performing sales agents. Bob's excellent interpersonal skills, which were also a great asset in his former career see him attracting many repeat and referral clients. "Acting with integrity is paramount," he explains, "as is dealing with people honestly. It's the only way to support clients and help then achieve their ultimate goal," His proactive approach also sees him use every available resource to achieve that goal.
Passion, enthusiasm and commitment best describes Dennis' approach to his real estate career. Dennis has been awarded with multi sales awards and has become a Licensed Real Estate Agent gaining recognition from his peers and building great relationships with his clients. After running his own successful supermarket in Dandenong for 20 years, Dennis has a strong background in sales and customer service and has had the opportunity to be acquainted with a wide range of people in the area. Dennis lives locally and is happily married with two children, a keen golfer Dennis enjoys spending free time with family and friends and following his beloved Magpies. Dennis first started working in Real Estate for a reputible Dandenong Agency in 2008 and brings a lifetime of people skills and business experience to the team.
With many years' experience under her belt Tracy has proven to be an integral member of the team. As a Property Manager Tracy provides peace of mind to all her Landlords knowing they are in safe hands and their Real Estate goals are being achieved. Tracy's can do attitude and willingness to help both her clients and team members alike makes her an invaluable member and loved by all.
Serina commenced at Hall & Partners in 2017 as our Rental Receptionist. Serina is a true young professional and has an energetic approach who is now a highly regarded Property Manager. Serina is not afraid of a challenge and shows commitment, honesty and perseverance in all that she does. Bringing her cheerful attitude, enthusiastic mindset and warm nature to the team, Serina aspires to give only the best of herself to our clients and their needs.
Gina has now been with our team since 1999, starting off as receptionist and progressing to her current role as Property Manager, with great success. Like Sheena her focus is on customer service and efficient, systemised management. Add to this Gina also speaks fluent Serbian, Croatian & Bosnian and is well qualified to take over the management of you investment.
Brooke started with the company in 2007 as the Property manager at the Endeavour Hills office; she has come across to the Dandenong office to assist the rental department with her broad knowledge and great understanding of property management. Brooke’s ability to build rapport with landlords and tenants has been a great asset to the company and her friendly manner and hard work has not gone unnoticed.
Jenna joined our company in March 2013 and has become a valued member of our team. Jenna started as our Rental Receptionist and has proven to be very capable in directing calls & handling enquiries from our clients. Jenna is now a Property Manager who is great assistance to all our Landlords and Tenants. Jenna is 100% committed to her Landlord’s success, her work ethic and interpersonal skills are superb.
Lisa commenced her real estate career in 2006 as a Rental/Sales receptionist. She progressed quickly as a property manager, showing her love and skills for looking after our Landlords & Tenants. Lisa has great pride in making sure our clients receive the best service. Lisa is known for her hard work, enthusiasm and passion to problem solve, ensuring sure our Landlords & Tenants have a smooth sailing journey with Hall & Partners First National.
Dorothy is an exceptional Property Manager with over 20 years’ experience in the industry, having worked in sales as well as property management and even owned her own Agency. Dorothy attributes her years of success to one defining factor, thorough communication. Dorothy enjoys the daily challenges and rewards, every day brings. She understands that what’s important to both landlords and tenants is being on the receiving end of an exceptional level of service, whether it be calls being answered or returned on time, maintenance items being attended to promptly, thorough checks to ensure the best tenant is chosen for your property, and all this being done with a smile!
Oscar commenced at Hall & Partners in 2019 as an Assistant Property Manager. Oscar works closely alongside one of most experienced Property Managers, Tracy Hynd. Oscar is assisting Tracy and helping our team to continue to deliver the best possible service to our clients. Oscar is extremely positive and efficient and along with our clients, we love having Oscar as part of our Property Management Team.