- WHY RED & CO
David’s background is in investment banking, private equity and funds management. He started in mergers and acquisitions at Morgan Stanley in Sydney and then moved to Investec Bank’s private equity finance team. After that he worked for 5 years at Blue Sky Alternative Investments focused on residential development projects and management rights portfolios. David then spent two years at Discovery Finance arranging funding for commercial property transactions and residential development projects, before co-founding Red & Co.
Contact David: 0437 055 962 [email protected]
Jayden Vecchio's background is in private and commercial banking with high net worth clients and loan origination for residential and commercial property. Having started his career at Macquarie Bank in their securitisation and credit team, he moved to Bankwest Private Banking for over 3 years, specialising in development finance. Since starting Discovery Finance with David & Keiran in 2013, he has won several industry accolades including Vow Financial's Commercial Broker of the Year for 2015 and 2016 and The Adviser Top 20 Elite Business Writer 2015.
Contact Jayden: 0421 874 357 [email protected]
Keiran’s background has primarily been in construction and development working for large investment companies such as Robina Land Corporation and FKP. His previous role was leading the Real Estate Division of Blue Sky Alternative investments, which is an ASX listed funds management business located in Brisbane. He has extensive experience raising debt, equity and structured finance and outperforming return hurdles. His ability to deliver on large scale projects saw him build up a business that was delivering over 12 residential projects comprising more than 600 lots and an Accommodation business that managed over 2000 rooms across Queensland and the Northern Territory.
Contact Keiran: 0438 456 015 [email protected]
Kathy Laverty has been in Property Management for 30 years. She has a full Real Estate Licence and is also an approved NRAS Letting Agent. Her education credentials include a BA, GDRT and Dip Secondary Teaching. Kathy is also a Justice of the Peace. Kathy’s extensive experience in property, and managing tenants over the years has made her the ultimate property manager, and allows her to bring a unique perspective when dealing with difficult tenants and more challenging rental listings - and this experience is ingrained across the entire property management team.
Contact Kathy: 0412 729 935
Max has over 13 years’ experience in various Accounting and Finance roles. Having started his career in Assurance with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Max also has significant transaction experience having been involved in the IPO project team responsible for the listing of QR National (now Aurizon). Prior to joining Red & Co, Max was Financial Controller at Australian Childcare Projects, a national childcare operator. Max is a Chartered Accountant (ICAA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.
Contact Max: [email protected]
Shoheel's background is in Financial Planning and Accounting. Having studied and started his career in Financial Planning, he built a solid foundation in taking time upfront to fully understand his clients' needs and requirements before jumping straight to providing solutions. This approach has helped him serve hundreds of customers and better provide residential home loan and investment solutions.
Contact Shoheel: 0418 110 870 [email protected]
Conor is Red & Co's newest finance specialist. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Law and Business, majoring in Finance, at Queensland University of Technology. In exercising his interest in property and finance, Conor is helping clients more efficiently access the best finance deals available.
Greg’s background is in construction and finance, having recently completed his Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Accounting at the University of Queensland. He has previously worked as a construction estimator both as a consultant and with Sarcon, one of Queensland’s largest commercial painting and rendering contractors. Greg brings to the Red & Co team extensive design, construction and finance experience having previously been involved in the execution of large scale projects ranging from student accommodation, aged care and mixed use development.
Ed, a fully Licensed Real Estate Agent, started his property management career in 2001. Throughout his career in property management, Ed has worked at the highly successful Patrick Dixon Real Estate, managed social and community housing for the New South Wales government and has managed a portfolio of international student accommodation properties in Brisbane.
In managing a diverse portfolio of properties across the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors, Ed has consistently demonstrated his commitment to maximizing rental returns, identifying and securing quality tenants, and ensuring the care and sustainability of residential assets. Ed also specialises in helping developers to achieving high rental yields upon completion of their developments.
Alongside his property management experience, he has spent over 5 years in social work giving him detailed experience in managing people, conflict resolution and problem solving.
Contact Ed: 0403 331 236 [email protected]
Darielle joined Red & Co in 2016, backed by 15 years of experience in accounts and bookkeeping. For the last 8 years, she has been working in the Management Rights and Property Management field within the property industry. Her most recent roles involved assisting with the operations of 12 management rights properties located throughout Queensland and completing the head office accounts for this organisation. Darielle also has experience in trust accounting and property marketing.
Bridget is a Business Management graduate and registered real estate salesperson with a diverse range of experience including legal administration, business development and fashion advertising. She has worked in Europe and Asia as well as Australia throughout her studies, demonstrating an ability to adapt and effectively communicate with a variety of clients. Bridget has a keen interest in both property and finance and started at Red & Co in June 2016 managing marketing, communications, events and PR.
Contact Bridget: 0438 733 037 [email protected]
Bringing a fresh perspective to the real estate industry, Anthony Oddo joined Red & Co in 2016 as the Residential Sales Director. With a university background in Marketing and having worked at top agencies such as Place and McGrath Estate Agents, Anthony brings his knowledge and expertise to our team and our clients. Anthony is passionate about helping people achieve their real estate goals and going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
Contact Anthony: 0430 028 254 [email protected]
Nina Foster has over 10 years of experience working in the property industry. She started her career as a town planner before moving into development management with involvement in all aspects of project delivery, including design, construction and sales and marketing. Nina has now focused her career on interior design and is passionate about delivering projects that reflect timeless architectural outcomes while responding to design trends and client vision.
Contact Nina: [email protected]
Charles is a Business Graduate, completing a dual major in International Business and Advertising. He is currently studying his Masters in Property Studies at the University of Queensland to pursue his interests in the property and finance industries. New to Red & Co, Charles is ministering the process of development management to ensure our projects are delivered to the best ability and highest quality.
Finance Brokers who help you get into property and out of debt. We start with the end in mind, and help you establish goals and a clear plan to pay down your debt or grow our investment portfolio. We spend time upfront to prepare and structure your loan in the right way, so your loan is set up correctly from the start.
Seasoned Property Managers and Sales Agents who are also property owners that care as much as you do. Through a deep understanding of the local market, and by having an experienced team of long term property managers we will reduce your vacancies and get your property rented or sold easily, giving you more time to do the good things in life.
Development Managers who deliver trust and reliability, with a solid track record of success. Having successfully managed and constructed over 600 dwellings in the past 10 years, our development management team will successfully deliver your project on time and within budget.