Meet Our Team

Our team is our greatest asset. It consists of dedicated property professionals who ensure all of our clients are in the safest of hands, and their individual needs are consistently met and exceeded. Our approach to projects is strategic; we tailor our marketing campaigns to meet market needs and we are receptive to new challenges.

It is our people, our varied service offerings and our thorough approach to property marketing that sets us apart from the competition.

Joe Catanese

Managing Director

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Joe founded Real Properties in March 2017.

Experienced in driving results in industrial and commercial, development sites, residential projects and property management across Melbourne’s CBD and growth corridors, Joe has transacted over $1.5 billion in recent years. Joe attributes his success to long-standing and trusted relationships, innovative marketing and brand campaigns, his highly skilled team of professionals, service standards and a vibrant and fun culture.

Joe’s professionalism, genuine and first-class approach see him regularly exceed his clients’ expectations and deliver record results. His understanding of how to build sustainable, trusted and long-term relationships see him nurture clients by using transparent communication with private investors, developers, institutions, fund managers and government bodies.

Joe has 25+ years of experience working with global corporate real estate businesses, giving him wide ranging local and international contacts. Known for pushing the boundaries, his ability to get the best outcome for his clients is what sets him apart.

Entrepreneur; Innovator; Leader; Performance-Driven

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Sarah Wilson

Executive Director

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Sarah works in the business and on the business. This insight allows her to know what needs to be done to grow and build a sustainable business. After running her own international Talent Acquisition and Advisory business for ten years, her passion is in sales and service-led businesses that provide true value to their clients.

Sarah has worked in start-up businesses through to leading blue chip global brands. Her focus is on developing new business lines and partnerships; client engagement and business development strategies; marketing; sales forecasting; finance and delivering operational efficiencies within the team.

Challenges the Status Quo; Love for Numbers; Change Agent; Director of Fun

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Samantha Radle-Natoli

Head of Property Management

Samantha heads up the property management division for Real Properties and has accountability for managing and growing the current portfolio of properties along with leading the property management team.

Samantha has over 25+ experience having established and built property management divisions from the ground up, in addition to managing significant and established property management portfolios. Samantha has extensive knowledge and experience in this sector adding value to the Real Properties team through her in-depth knowledge of current legislations, systems and processes.

Throughout her career, Samantha has separated herself from her competitors through delivering best practice property management services, systems and processes to all of her clients and tenants. Her attention to detail, communication, accountability, reliability and service is what delivers the results for her clients.   Samantha is the ultimate professional in property management. She brings passion, experience and energy to the sector.

Service Orientated; Attention to Detail; Systems Driven; Genuine

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Adriana Alducci

EA to Managing Director & Operations Manager

As a founding member of the Real Properties business, Adriana played a crucial role in the launch of Real Properties. She set up the office, established the company’s processes and procedures and implemented new systems to ensure the efficient running of the team. She is the backbone of the business.

Being super organised and running the day to day operations is Adriana’s core strength. She constantly promotes performance and operational excellence through her impeccable office management skills and ability to react decisively and effectively in any given situation.

With her love of people and property, Adriana’s positive attitude and upbeat personality adds humour to our operations. An enthusiastic and committed member of the Real Properties team, Adriana brings experience from the world of corporate real estate, having worked across multiple divisions for leading international real estate organisations.

Operational Excellence; Finger-on-the-Pulse; Super Organised

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Shirley Hayden

Property Manager & Trust Accountant

Shirley is an integral member of the Real Properties team focusing on managing the trust accounting and finance for sales, leasing and managements for the business. With advanced skills in accounting software and CRM systems, Shirley has accountability for trust accounting, audits, reporting, reconciliation, property management and account sales across all of our business lines including industrial and commercial, residential projects, development sites and property management.

With over 25+ years of experience working in property management and trust accounting, Shirley is incredibly knowledgeable in her field and offers solutions to improve processes, business performance and operational efficiencies for our owners and tenants. She has a great sense of humour, is outgoing and brings a rigorous work ethic to the team.

Highly Intelligent; Outgoing; Solution Orientated; Attention to Detail

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