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 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

Highly considered for her work ethic and exquisite customer service, Emma Watkins has been with Illawarra Estate Agents for just over 2 years. Emma recognizes that the leasing process is a trans-formative decision and is determined to create a positive, stress free experience for all.

During her time at Illawarra Estate Agent, Emma has displayed a high standard of customer service for our clients, all which she credits to her previous experience. She has always been customer focused and prides herself on being professional, ambitious and extremely focused on her goals.

Emma loves that no two days are the same and excels in the duties and challenges of her role. She specifically enjoys learning new things in real estate which allows her to further her knowledge and means she finds constant reward in what she does.

Emma is eager to put her best foot forward and make our current and future clients experiences memorable and enjoyable with Illawarra Estate Agents.

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

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.

Sharmayne Puckeridge
Property Management Associate P. 02 4296 5500

Having grown up in the Illawarra her whole life, Sharmayne knows what it is like to live and breathe the Illawarra. Priding herself on the superiority of her customer service, Sharmayne is dedicated to managing each property as if it were her own. With a pleasant nature that makes her a joy to do business with. Her attentiveness and willingness to provide the highest level of assistance, accompanied by a positive attitude allows Sharmayne to excel at any task that is put in front of her. Her excellent level of customer service, professionalism and courteous manner in dealing with landlords and tenants alike will ensure a positive experience each and every time. Sharmayne is now a full time member of the IEA team as a property manager and looks forward to helping all her past, present and future clients with all things related to property management.

Clinton Richardson
Sales Consultant P. 02 4296 5500 M. 0422 244 800

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. 0404388688 M. 0404388688

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. 0418 695 956

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.

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.

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