Daniel Ellem
Director - Sales Consultant P. 0410868632 M. 0410868632

Daniel prides himself on honesty and integrity when it comes to dealing with all parties to complete a successful real estate transaction. Daniel enjoys the personal side to real estate, getting out and meeting as many people as possible.

Daniel knows what it takes to be dedicated and committed to be the best in his field, being a former Australian representative lawn bowler.

In his spare time, Daniel enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife Jen and 2 boys, Rhyley and Kyeson.

Daniel looks forward to assisting you with all of your real estate needs.

Klayten Searl
Managing Director P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0408 868 547

Klayten has always had a passion for real estate, buying his first investment property at the age of 19.

After many years as a sales consultant, Klayten is now a partner/director at Illawarra Estate Agents.

In his spare time, Klayten loves watching all things sport, with his beloved AFL team the Sydney Swans and Rugby League side the St George Illawarra Dragons right at the top of this list. He also loves spending time with his two beautiful children, his daughter Havarnii and son Hutchence.

Klayten looks forward to assisting all clientele in all aspects of both sales and property management within the real estate industry.

Meagan Biletic
Director - Property Manager P. 02 4296 5500

With over 10 years of property management experience, Meagan brings a wealth of knowledge to the Illawarra Estate Agents property management team. Living her whole life in the Illawarra region, there is no market she knows better than in the Illawarra. Meagan thrives on great communication and believes this is the key to a harmonious, prosperous and financially sustainable relationship between all parties involved in the management of your property. Meagan looks forward to helping you with all your property management needs.

Petreace Bush
Senior Property Manager P. (02) 42965522

Illawarra Estate Agents were thrilled when Petreace Bush joined our IEA Property Management team. Petreace comes with an extremely approachable and friendly manner. Having lived and grown up in the Illawarra area, she enjoys maintaining long term professional relationships with tenants and landlords. An award winning Property Manager herself, Petreace loves working alongside such a successful team.

Kerissa Papoutsakis
Senior Property Manager P. 02 4296 5500

Kerissa has been working within Real Estate for 20 years. Kerissa has a direct approach, attention to detail and a professional attitude showing her enthusiasm for any position that she undertakes. Kerissa is highly regarded by her peers and has developed a strong reputation as an honest hard worker who is very efficient, punctual, reliable and motivated. Kerissa has lived and breathed the Illawarra lifestyle her whole life, growing up in Shellharbour. Kerissa is married with 1 child, a daughter Brielle who she loves spending her spare time with. Kerissa is a vital asset to the IEA team and looks forward to assisting all her past, present and future clients.

Danielle Skinner
Senior Property Manager P. 02 4296 5500

Being a real people person, Danielle was born for real estate. This was highlighted when she won the Rookie of the year for real estate in 2013. Now being in the industry for over 5 years, her enthusiasm and passion for the job has not waivered. Growing up in the Wagga region of NSW and calling the Illawarra her new home for the past 2 years, Danielle can’t see herself going anywhere, falling in love with the beach and lakeside lifestyle. Danielle plays a key role in the Illawarra Estate Agents team as a senior property manager, ensuring our clients biggest assets are properly managed from start to finish.

Ashleigh Tarrant
Senior Property Manager P. 02 42965500

Ashleigh has lived in the Illawarra area her whole life, calling Shellharbour her home until recently relocating to Port Kembla. Ashleigh has been in Property Management for over 3 years, and is eager to expand her career and knowledge within the Illawarra Estate Agents family. Ashleigh loves spending her free time at Port Kembla’s beach and pool, or spoiling her two pet dogs. Not only does Ashleigh have a passion for all things real estate, but enjoys dabbling in interior design. Ashleigh’s extensive knowledge of the Illawarra region allows her to provide the highest standard of customer service and property management advice, as she consistently aims to do.

Emma Watkins
Property Management Associate P. (02) 4296 5500

Emma’s bright smile and great work ethic is a fantastic asset to our IEA team. At the forefront of our business, Emma is becoming well experienced in assisting clients, in regards to both sales and property management. Emma was born in Kentucky, America but has considered herself a local since she moved to the Kiama area at 5 years of age. Emma continues to prove herself a great asset to our IEA team and we look forward to a long future with her.

Montana Ford
Property Management Associate P. 02 4296 5500

Living in the Illawarra her whole life and going to Illawarra Christian School from kinder until graduation, Montana knows first-hand how beautiful our region is. Montana’s infectious enthusiasm encompasses every aspect of her life, from the netball courts to the office. Montana has always had a passion for real estate and is now playing a vital role in the Illawarra Estate Agents team. Montana looks forward to assisting all our clients with their real estate needs

Brooke Mitrevski
Property Management Associate P. 02 4296 5500

Born and raised in the Illawarra, calling Windang her home for her whole life, Brooke has lived and breathed the Illawarra. Brooke loves the beaches and warm weather. In her spare time, she enjoys quality time spent with friends and family. Brooke is a vital part of our property management team and gets great satisfaction in helping all her clients with their investment property needs. We look forward to growing with her and her passion for real estate.

Caitlin Parker
Property Management Associate P. 02 4296 5500

Blessed with a bubbly personality and professional attitude, Caitlin is a motivated member of the IEA family. Caitlin has grown up in the local area and loves the coastal lifestyle that the Illawarra offers. In her spare time, she enjoys playing football and spending time with friends. Caitlin is proving to be an outstanding asset to our property management team. Caitlin has the patience and personality to assist all our tenants with their enquiries in the most efficient way possible.

Clinton Richardson
Sales Consultant P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0422244800

Starting a career in real estate was not a difficult transition for Clinton. His genuine concern for people fits well with the the team at Illawarra Estate Agents.

Now nearly 15 years later having been an owner/director of another real estate business, Clinton’s decision to downsize to an executive sales role has proven to be the right one. “It has given me more time to focus on my clients needs and more time to spend with my wife and teenage children.” “Its an important time to be available for your kids as they become young adolescents”

Back in 2011 Clinton teamed up with Richard Cooper and over the last 6 years they have achieved amazing results. Through their combined local experience of nearly 30 years selling in all market conditions, and an outstanding commitment to over achieving, they have been able to offer their clients exemplary service and honest advice. “With us you get two experienced agents for the price of one!”

“If you want honest, experienced and professional advice around the sale of arguably your biggest asset, we are always available”

Richard Cooper
Sales Consultant P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0404 388 688

Richard Cooper has worked in the real estate industry since 2003. After reaching heights in marketing, managing and sales, he felt real estate was a competitive new challenge.

Richard has lived in the Shellharbour City area all his life, has represented the Illawarra in his many sporting endeavors and is now bringing up his two daughters in the area with his wife Michelle.

Respect, integrity and honesty are the traits that have made their mark on Richard’s extensive clientele base and have ensured his high recognition in the real estate industry.

Colin Yeaman
Sales Consultant P. 02 4229 8255 M. 0418255581

Colin has a burning passion for Real Estate and has extensive knowledge of property investment and how it works.

Ambitious and hardworking, Colin is known for providing outstanding professional service to all his clients. With a proven track record of success, Colin can draw upon and use the negotiation and organizational skills to a great advantage, assisting his clients to maximize the results they achieve when selling their property. A longtime resident of the Albion Park / Albion Park Rail area, Colin has intimate knowledge of the local area.

Colin has a friendly, charismatic personality allowing him to build positive relationships with a wide range of people with ease. Possessing extremely good communication skills, he always strives for the best results for both all his clients. Prior to commencing his career in real estate, Colin has achieved success in other industries and on the sporting field.

Colin has not only played in the South Coast cricket first grade competition for the past 22 years but also represented at district and zone levels and is proud of his achievements both on the sporting field and in his business career.

In his spare time, he loves nothing more than spending time with his Wife Debby and 2 young children Courtney and Abbey, relaxing by the water or out exploring and taking some wonderful photos of the local area.

Colin looks forward to assisting you with your next property transaction.

Jack Scofield
Sales Consultant P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0406 343917

Relationship building comes naturally to Jack Scofield. A well respected member of the community who enjoys volunteering and putting his time and effort into various sporting organisations.

A local resident, he has a wealth of local knowledge and a large network of contacts, in part as a result of his 10 year experience in the building industry. Jack has always had a very keen interest in the property market which has made his transition into the real estate industry a rewarding and fulfilling journey.

Striving to deliver the best result for all his clients in every instance, Jack is hardworking, driven and committed to constantly enhancing his real estate knowledge and skills.

Jack is married and a proud father of four young boys, he loves spending quality time with his family. In his spare time he takes pleasure in his hobbies which include coaching rugby league, golf, fishing & cooking.

Rob Gansl
Sales Consultant P. (02) 4296 5500 M. 0418695956

Robert Gansl was born in Djakarta, Indonesia in 1956. His family migrated to Australia from Italy in 1964 and eventually settled in the Wollongong area in 1970. He completed his Higher School Certificate at Port Kembla High School in 1976, was school vice captain and senior athletics champion. After school he gained a tertiary education and graduated from Newcastle University in 1983 with an Architectural degree.

Rob worked as an architect for 10 years with several architectural firms on a wide variety of projects, from residential to multi-storey commercial projects. He also worked as consultant on major conservation projects around Wollongong.

He held Managerial positions in a major international hotel, was in charge of twenty personnel, and controlled the day to day operations of a several food and beverage outlets.

Rob worked in the real estate industry for 12 yrs, gaining respect from both his peers and may clients for his honesty and professional approach to his work.

For the past 6 years Rob divided his time between running his own architectural design practice, assisting his wife to develop her business and looking after their young family.

Rob is married, has two beautiful children and is a very dedicated family man.

Lisa McDonald
Sales Consultant P. 0417225089 M. 0417225089

Lisa McDonald has joined the sales team at Illawarra Estate Agents after a 20 year sales career in the travel industry, after deciding to sell her local travel agency and focus on a new challenge and chapter in her life. With a genuine passion for working with people and helping them to achieve their dreams, she has decided to move onto selling bigger dreams.

A local herself, Lisa has lived in Shellharbour for 32 years and watched the area develop throughout the decades. Lisa is a wife and proud mother of 3 children who love cricket, football and dancing, all of which keep her busy in the local Shellharbour Cricket and Football Clubs and Dancing competitions.

Lisa has real estate in her DNA, her father Eddie Mullan would say, and is looking forward to helping people through the listing and sales process with honesty, support and practical advice, helping them achieve their desired expectations.

Lisa has renovated, designed and owner built her own home so is looking forward to working with and supporting you and your family as you make the BIG DECISIONS about your homes and Investments.

Rob Anstee
Sales Consultant P. (02) 4296 5500 M. 0417 429 694

There is no substitute for local knowledge and experience when it comes to real estate. Having the answers to the questions of buyers and vendors translates to confident and efficient business deals.

Rob Anstee’s passion and commitment to real estate began in 1985 and it has been a story of learning, service and growth since day one. In 1990 Rob purchased his own office. His main aim was to provide the Shellharbour Municipal area with the best possible service available by treating clients like friends and family rather than as clientele.

Rob has embraced the changes synonymous with running a successful business where the staff has expanded to 16 dedicated professionals. The sales records are the envy of many offices in the Illawarra and Rob has a direct influence on the teams success. Rob encourages innovation and initiatives and this enthusiasm for change is a key ingredient in developing the team.

Rob’s leadership and guidance to his staff led to industry recognition including Best Sales Office for 2001 at the Real Estate Institute Illawarra Awards.

Rob’s success can be attributed to his personal style of management and strong communication skills – key factors in establishing his reputation in the community and as a respected professional in the local real estate industry.

Rob is committed to helping his team enhance their reputation as the Illawarra’s premier real estate firm with the belief that ‘if there is a better way to do business we should be doing it’.

Wendy Anstee
Sales Consultant P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0438429694

Wendy is a valuable asset to our dynamic sales division. Wendy is a fully licensed real estate agent who has specialised in both property management and sales in the past and has owned and operated her own successful real estate agency.

Wendy is an enthusiastic and outgoing person who is also a qualified gym instructor and mother of three beautiful girls. She has proven to always have her client’s best interests at heart and is committed to listening to her vendors and ensures that customers receive a level of service that always “exceeds their expectations”.

Wendy is proud to be part of the Illawarra Estate Agents team and she is sure that vendors and purchasers will experience her reliable and superior communication skills, as well as her efficient attention to detail.

Matt Barnes
Sales Consultant P. 02 4229 8255 M. 0411508486

Matt has lived and worked in the Illawarra area his whole life, living in both Kiama, Shellharbour and the Wollongong Council areas, before buying his home in Wollongong where he has lived for the past 8 years.

In his spare time, Matt loves the beach lifestyle. Swimming and surfing and all things to do with the beach. He can be found enjoying shows at the local theatre as well as community fundraising events.

Ultimately, Matt is passionate, professional and driven to succeed, using his local knowledge to achieve the best possible results for his clientele in all aspects of the real estate industry

Jessica Hodges
Sales Consultant P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0478711335

Involved in Real Estate for more than 7 years, Jessica Hodges is a true and tested professional, who displays a true passion for the industry. Jess has experience encompassing a variety of roles, allowing her to have a unique perspective on all aspects of the business. As a result, Jessica’s clients can expect superior customer service, extensive knowledge of the industry and consistent outstanding results.

Having grown up in the Illawarra, Jessica has a passion for and maintains strong relationships in the community, often being the go to person for reliable local knowledge.

Jessica is a vital member of the sales team at Illawarra Estate Agents and looks forward to working with all her past, present and future clients for all their real estate needs.

Louise Grenfell
Reception P. 02 4296 5500

The face and voice of the business, Louise is the epicentre of IEA.

Being the voice at the end of the line or the face at the front counter, Louise has you covered when it comes to exeptional customer service.

Growing up in the Illawarra her whole life, going to Windang Primary (school captain) and Port Kembla High School, Louise knows the region better than most.

Enjoying camping, canoeing and spending time with family and friends in her spare time, is what Louise loves best.

Louise looks forward to assisting all our clients at IEA, whether it be on the phone or in the office.

Nicole Scott
Sales Administration P. 02 4296 5500

Nicole adds a wealth of experience to the team at Illawarra Estate Agents. During her many years in the industry she has worked in property management, sales, sales administration and has also owned and operated her own real estate agency. Her professional approach and enthusiastic personality are a great asset to the team.

Nicole is a local in the Shellharbour area with strong ties to the Shellharbour netball community where she is President.

Nicole enjoys spending time with her family, husband Tim and children Sophie and Tom.

Rebecca Coe
Sales Administration P. 02 4229 8255

Boasting two decades’ worth of experience in the Illawarra Real Estate Industry. Rebecca’s unwavering commitment to service ensures a high level of satisfaction.

Her high level of attention to detail is an asset to both vendors and purchasers ensuring a pleasurable and efficient real estate experience. She prides herself on regularly being able to achieve the best outcome for both parties. Her strong communication skills also help in this regard,

Rebecca’s continued commitment to the real estate industry comes from her passion for meeting and assisting people with their property needs, and her infectious energy is a key attribute in her success. She also takes pride in delivering a personalized, caring approach which helps her develop lasting relationships – and her clients come back to her time and time again