Meet The Team At BDC Retail Property Services
Meet our team of retail property service professionals including our senior directors Vaughn McGuinness, Jon Sully and David Phillips.
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Team

SENIOR TEAM

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Vaughn McGuinness

Is our leader of the Property Team and has over 30 years’ of expertise in property strategy and delivery. As the leader of BDC’s Property Team, he regularly instructs our clients, Adidas, TK MAXX, RFG and Sigma Pharmacies across Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Previously held senior positions with Westfield, Jones Lang Wootton and Baillieu Knight Frank and as a past General Manager of Leasing at Stocklands.

Vaughn is well practiced in the day-to-day realities of Commercial Real Estate.

 

Phone: 0423 580 907 

Email: [email protected]

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Jon Sully

As a former co-owner of the wildly successful retail food chain, Michel’s Patisserie, Jon has unique retail experience from all sides of the industry.

With responsibility for Michel’s Victorian Operations and National Store Development, he expanded the group franchise network to over 350 stores.

This experience has made Jon keenly aware of the nitty-gritty issues and pitfalls that impact retailers, every time they open their doors as he’s ‘been there, done that’.

Over the last 30 years as an owner of multiple brands, Jon has continued to build vast knowledge across all aspects of retail, franchising and commercial property.

 

Phone: 0411 770 044      

Email: [email protected]

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Keith Doyle

Keith is an experienced Retail Director with over 20 years managing across a broad spectrum of categories.  He’s held roles at Managing Director and General Management positions and is comfortable in operating at all levels with an ability to develop key relationships with employees and key senior stakeholders.  Keith has experience in Big Box, Specialty, Property, Procurement and Franchising and has experience in communicating with media, both written and visual.

 

Phone: 0401 034 666  

Email: [email protected]

STRATEGY & IMPLEMENTATION TEAM

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Rebecca Piggins

Has worked in the property industry for over 30 years. She has extensive experience in lease negotiation and asset management through working for some of Australia’s largest retail businesses including Vodafone, Flight Centre, Boost Juice and Diva.  Rebecca advises clients such as Adidas, M.A.C, Famous Footwear, TK MAXX and Aveda.

 

Phone: 0450 954 115 

Email: [email protected]

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Anthony Halikiotis

Has over 15 years experience, with vast knowledge in property management, retail & commercial leasing, retail sales and project development with major companies including Colliers International, Stocklands and Queensland Investment Corporation.

An expert in his field, Anthony demonstrates high level negotiation with all relevant stakeholders, proven adaptability to various business scope of any size and high level competency in financial management.

 

Phone: 0434 182 574

Email: [email protected]

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Rod Anderson

Is a very experienced and skilled retail property specialist with over 25 years in the industry across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. He is both strategic and transactional, having held senior leasing and general management roles that required hands on deal making ability as well as the big picture mentality required of a national or international group. Rod is well regarded in the industry and has worked in roles restructuring store portfolios, growing retail brands with appropriate site selection and negotiating lease renewals on competitive commercial terms. His experience has been gained across retail fashion, cinema, entertainment and childcare.

 

Phone: 0438 526 401      

Email: [email protected]

Lee Rubino

Has over 35 years experience in the retail industry, across high profile companies such as PepsiCo (Pizza Hut), Sebel Furniture, Gloria Jeans Coffees and Luxottica (OPSM, Sunglass Hut).

Lee has acquired vast in-depth knowledge, across all aspects of retail including franchising, operations and commercial property, enabling her to demonstrate a commitment to deliver high quality outcomes and competitive commercial terms, whether it be a lease negotiation, surrender or abatement.

 

Phone: 0411 220 342

Email: [email protected]

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Cameron Wallace

After over 15 years with leading property companies including Centro Properties, GPT Group, Novion and Stockland, which have included a number of senior roles, Cameron has now changed his focus to assist retailers in all aspect of leasing. Cameron advises clients such as Mad Mex, Famous Fish, Bettys Burgers and Sandwich Chef.

 

Phone: 0417 192 383 

Email: [email protected]

PROJECTS & SUPPORT TEAMS

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Nadine Coleman

Is the lead in BDC’s Projects Team. Nadine’s role is to implement individualised strategies and thorough project oversight.  From dealing with minutia of daily business including liaising with colleagues, to following through on landlord actions, letter of offers, preparing sign offs, paperwork, etc – Nadine is your ultimate ‘I’ll get it done’ administrator.

With a background in the Retail and Finance and IT Recruitment space she joined the BDC team in early 2014.

 

Phone: 03 9787 1375    

Email: [email protected]

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Cara Dennis

Is the Executive Assistant to Vaughn McGuinness. Cara has over 20 years’ experience within the Administration and Human Resources fields. Cara joined BDC in 2017.

 

Phone: 02 9386 1300

Email: [email protected]

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Katrina O’Carroll

Katrina is in the Projects Team.  She is the conduit between the Strategy & Implementation team and Hawkeye Administrator.

With a background in Marketing and Sales, she joined the BDC team in late 2019.

 

Phone: 03 9787 1375    

Email: [email protected]

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Stefania Montesano

Stefania is a part of the Projects Team assisting the Strategy and Implementation Teams with all administration support.  Stefania’s role consists of dealing with clients, landlords and one on one daily contact with her Strategy and Implementation Team in ensuring BDC offer the best service to all clients.

Stefania has over 30 years Personal and Executive Assistant experience and joined BDC in 2018.

 

Phone: 02 9386 1300

Email: [email protected]

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Devrim Todd

Is Systems and Mapping Office whose primary role is the implementation and overseeing of Hawkeye – BDC’s multifaceted technology that has been developed for the exclusive benefit of our retail clients.

With a background in the finance and IT space she joined the BDC team in early 2015.

 

Phone: 03 9787 1375

Email: [email protected]