Meet our Team

Joan Carter

Joan CarterBranch Manager / Sales

joan.carter@kingheath.com.au


Joan is the Sales Manager at the Paynesville Office. She and the team at Paynesville have received numerous achievement awards at both State and National level on a consistent basis. Joan has received individual awards for being in the Top 10 Sales People for the First National Network for the past 17 years and Sales Person of the Year on 2 occasions at the Australasian Real Estate Awards & Platinum Award Winner on-going.



Joan started work at King & Heath in 1994 having previously worked in education for 27 years and has lived and worked in East Gippsland for 40 years. Joan has been actively involved in local and district business and tourism associations as well as fund raising activities for the Bairnsdale Regional Health Service. Her professional and caring approach has earned Joan client loyalty, trust and respect.



RECENT AWARDS INCLUDE:

First National Real Estate Victoria & Tasmania Awards : Sales Person of the Year - Top 10 : 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

First National Real Estate Victoria & Tasmania Awards : Platinum Award Winner for Residential Sales : 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016



RECENT COMPANY AWARDS:

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards.

2015 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards.

Chris Howlett

Chris HowlettDirector / Branch Manager / Sales

chris.howlett@kingheath.com.au


As a fully licenced agent, Chris applies himself 100% as a sales person as well as managing the Lakes Entrance branch. Chris is looking forward to some exciting challenges, his broad and extensive knowledge of the industry gives him the confidence to professionally lead his team, ensuring superior quality customer service. Growing up in Bairnsdale and after some time in Melbourne, Chris and his wife Kelly, together with their three children, decided to return to enjoy the lifestyle the region has to offer.

Gold Award Winner for residential sales.

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Diamond Award Winner for residential sales.

2015 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Chris Martin

Chris MartinManaging Director

chris.martin@kingheath.com.au


Chris was born in Bairnsdale and started at King & Heath in 1982. Over the years he has worked in all facets of the business and is now Managing Director. He has a strong and loyal client base and is a wealth of information for other staff members and clients. Chris is involved with many community and sporting groups and has a strong belief in the economic development of the region. Chris is married with three children.



2014 Leader of the Year

Australasian Real Estate Awards

Jennifer North OAM

Jennifer North OAMSales

jennifer.north@kingheath.com.au


Jennifer began employment with First National King and Heath Lakes Entrance in December 2012. In her first month in real-estate, Jennifer topped the country as the Number One (1) Home Finder in Australia.

From Jennifer’s early beginnings as a local business owner for over 19 years, she fostered a community connection. It was through this successful business Jennifer was able to identify social and environmental needs in the Gippsland community, which initiated her involvement and leadership in community programs across the region. Jennifer has a proven career with success ranging from leading charitable organisations to effecting government and institutional policy change through effective campaign management. Having spent five years in Melbourne, working across the corporate and not-for-profit sectors, before relocating back to Lakes Entrance to join First National King and Heath Lakes Entrance, Jennifer founded and directed one of Australia’s not-for-profit organisations assisting health services throughout the country.

Having grown up in Lakes Entrance, Jennifer has a fantastic local knowledge and developed interpersonal skills to be able to deal with and understand the needs of her clients.

Awards

2016 Gold Award Winner First National for outstanding performance residential sales

2015 First National General Excellence (GEM) awards Gold Award for Real Estate Sales

2014 First National General Excellence (GEM) awards Gold Award for Real Estate Sales

Order of Australia Medal (OAM) • Queen’s Birthday Honours List (2004)

Paul Miles

Paul MilesDirector / Sales

paul.miles@kingheath.com.au


Paul Miles has been selling Real Estate in Bairnsdale for over 10 years now and has forged himself a loyal client base. A father of three young children he is determined to provide his clients the utmost professional level of service possible, striving to deliver strong, ethical advice and client satisfaction. Paul is a fully licensed estate agent and a Director of First National King & Heath, he is also the Branch Manager of the Bairnsdale office.

Silver Award Winner for residential sales.

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Gold Award Winner for residential sales.

2015 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Richard O'Byrne

Richard O'ByrneSales

richard.obyrne@kingheath.com.au


After holidaying in Metung for decades, Richard and his wife Felicity moved to Metung to open their successful restaurant ‘The Metung Galley’. After 8 years they sold the restaurant and Richard has now returned to his earlier career in the real estate industry, joining the Metung Sales Team in April 2017.

Living and working in Metung, Richard enjoys a great relationship with the locals and with families that holiday here. Richard is kept busy in his spare time with his three children and is an active member of the Metung CFA and community groups. He loves to spend time entertaining family and friends, especially out boating on the Gippsland Lakes.

Richard has a very friendly easy-going personality but has a very fair but firm manner when required in negotiations. Richard’s sales results in the short time he has been with King & Heath have been outstanding, with both Vendors and Purchasers singing his praises! ‘Professionalism’ and ‘getting the job done’ are some of the quotes that have been attributed to his real estate performance.

Mark Howlett

Mark HowlettDirector / Commercial Sales & Leasing

mark.howlett@kingheath.com.au


Mark works exclusively in Commercial Sales. Covering the whole of East Gippsland and beyond in sales of commercial freehold buildings, businesses, Hotels, Motels, Caravan Parks, development sites and commercial investments.



Mark holds a real estate agents licence and has 11 years Real Estate Experience. Mark has spent most of his life in the area and has seen it grow steadily in that time. As a specialist commercial agent Mark can assist you with your commercial property needs.

Deborah Pearson

Deborah PearsonSales

deb.pearson@kingheath.com.au


Having trained with our company Deb is now a very successful sales person with a wonderful personality, an excellent number of sales to her credit and solid return business. Deb and her family are well respected members of the East Gippsland Community. She has been selling for 7 years and is a valuable team member, well liked and respected by her clients and peers.

Silver Award Winner for residential sales.

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

2015 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Matt Baylis

Matt BaylisCommercial Sales & Leasing

matt.baylis@kingheath.com.au


Since commencing his real estate career in 2005, Matt has gone from strength to strength. Whilst developing his skills initially as a residential property manager then as a commercial property manager, this has led Matt to his passion, which is commercial property sales.

With a very approachable and likeable manner, Matt prides himself on his personal development together with gaining as much industry knowledge as possible therefore enabling him to provide the best suitable advice and service for your needs.

Diamond Award Winner for commercial sales.

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards. 2015 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards.

John Miles

John MilesBranch Manager / Sales

john.miles@kingheath.com.au


John commenced with the company in 1978 in Real Estate Sales at our Metung Office and became a Partner/Director of the Company 20 years later in 1998. In recent years John has specialised in property sales for corporate clients and provides advice to other company clients on subdivisions and development opportunities in East Gippsland. John lives in Metung with his wife Joan. Their daughter Susan lives in Melbourne with her family, while their son Paul shares a passion for real estate and is the Sales Branch Manager/Director of our Bairnsdale office.



Jack Peterson

Jack PetersonSales

jack.peterson@kingheath.com.au


Jack has been with King and Heath in 2014 and since joining the team has shown he is a committed and diligent salesperson. Jack strives to get the best for his vendors and focuses on negotiation to get them the highest possible price.

Apart from the real estate industry, Jack also has a passion for community service and is affiliated with several different volunteer and charity organisations. Jack is well known in the local East Gippsland community and has contact with many different people across the region.

Monica Moorhouse

Monica MoorhouseSales

monica.moorhouse@kingheath.com.au


Vanessa Lake

Vanessa LakeProperty Manager

vanessa.lake@kingheath.com.au


Vanessa has lived in East Gippsland for sixteen years, making her well versed in the local community and investment property market. Vanessa has a genuine passion for real estate and helping people.

With a combined 30 year background in Property Management, Business Management, Community Development and Mediation, Vanessa joined the King & Heath First National team in 2014 to oversee and manage the Paynesville, Eagle Point, Raymond Island and Newlands Arm property portfolio.

Based in the Paynesville office, Vanessa has become a valuable member of the team delivering the lowest vacancy and rent arrears rates the Paynesville portfolio has seen. Being a property investor and landlord herself Vanessa understands the need for effective and quality property management. “I believe good property management is about treating both parties openly, fairly and with respect. I love helping people and will deliver peace of mind to both my landlords and tenants with a consistent quality service."

Christine McDonald

Christine McDonaldCommercial Property Manager

christine.mcdonald@kingheath.com.au


With over 23 years in the Real Estate industry, Christine came to King & Heath in 1995. During this time she has acheived her Agents Rep licence, Accredited Practicing Strata Manager, Strata Community Australia (VIC) and Cert lll in Business Administration, to name a few.



Christine has achieved various awards including the Rising Star (Strata Manager), Outstanding Achievement (Strata Manager), Award for Excellence - Client Award (SCA VIC) and was a finalist for the Award for Excellence in Education (SCA VIC).



Christine currently spreads her time between commercial Property Management, Strata Management and Commercial Sales. Christine grew up in Paynesville and attended Bairnsdale High School, has a passion for the outdoors including 4WDing, camping and hiking.

Amy Preston

Amy PrestonProperty Management

lakes.rentals@kingheath.com.au


Amy has lived in East Gippsland her entire life and is passionate about local real estate, especially property management. Amy’s drive for real estate begun when she completed work experience at King & Heath real estate, from then on she knew being a part of the successful and well know team was her short and long term goal. Her positive, proactive and committed attitude makes her very approachable and easy to discuss client’s needs.

Amy is reliable and dedicated to delivering exceptional customer service to both her landlords and tenants.

Cassie Young

Cassie YoungSales

cassie.young@kingheath.com.au


Cassie Young is a true local lady, born and bred in Orbost, making her local knowledge of the area second to none. She started working in Real Estate in 2010 in an administrative capacity, then realizing she had a passion for real estate moved into Property Management.

This was where she remained until deciding to make the change into selling. She joined King & Heath in April 2017 and is excited to be part of the vibrant team.

Cassie has found that she gets great joy from matching buyers with their dream property. Living in the country town of Orbost, Cassie and her family enjoy being part of the local community and being involved in the local events. Her approachable and cheerful personality makes her well-liked by her clients and friends.

James Counihan

James CounihanSales

james.counihan@kingheath.com.au


James joined King & Heath after working in the dairy industry for 18 years. He and wife Jo were married in 2010 and now have their first child William. James is looking forward to working with the local community and forging a long career in Real Estate.



Gold Award Winner for residential sales.

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

2015 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Kirsten Benton

Kirsten BentonSales

kirsten.benton@kingheath.com.au


Kirsten joined King & Heath after working in the Finance industry for approximately 25 years. Being an accountant and finance manager in her previous roles Kirsten brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge to the real estate industry. Her goal has always been to achieve the best possible results for her clients and this is a strength she brings to King & Heath.

Moving to East Gippsland in 1993 to run her own business with her husband and parents saw Kirsten embrace the country lifestyle. Having a passion for the local football and netball club she plays an integral role in assisting running the club and community events.

Being a local resident in Eastwood with her husband and daughters, Kirsten has been excited to see the growth in Eastwood and loves the lifestyle it brings.

Scott Holland

Scott HollandSales

scott.holland@kingheath.com.au


Scott commenced his career with King and Heath in January 1998 in the Paynesville office after spending 9 years at Woolworths in Bairnsdale as a baker. Having worked in the Paynesville office for close to 18 years Scott transferred to the Bairnsdale Office in January 2016. Scott has lived and worked in the East Gippsland area since 1986, enjoys being involved in local community organisations and approaches his work with enthusiasm, passion and a firm commitment to always achieve what is best for his clients.



Gold Award Winner for residential sales.

2016 First National General Excellence in Marketing (GEM) awards

Jarrod Krautz

Jarrod KrautzHome Finder

jarrod.krautz@kingheath.com.au


Jarrod Krautz commenced his real estate career with King & Heath in August 2016, after moving from Albury. After 7 years of selling in the industrial and retail industry, Jarrod realised his passion for real estate. Jarrod loves meeting new people and his smiling face and bubbly persona is perfectly suited to his role as Home Finder.

He loves the East Gippsland region and has become a passionate member of the community, joining local clubs and being part of local events. He has completed his Agents Representative license and is looking forward to a long career in the real estate industry with King & Heath.

Paige Handley

Paige HandleyHome Finder

paige.handley@kingheath.com.au


Paige Handley commenced working with First National King & Heath in May 2014. Paige has experience working at all King & Heath offices and has recently completed her Real Estate Agent's Representative License. Paige is a local girl and is now based at our Bairnsdale office in the role of Homefinder and looking forward to a bright future with the company.

Rachel Martin

Rachel MartinProperty Management

With a strong passion for Real Estate, Rachel continues her career in her hometown after many years’ experience at a busy Melbourne agency. Rachel is dedicated to providing the best possible service to her clients, with a strong focus on customer service, quality tenants, maximizing rental returns, minimizing vacancy periods and through honest and prompt communication. Her experience in the industry has gained her an extensive knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act and a desire to exceed expectations. With her friendly, approachable nature, Rachel is more than happy for you to contact her to discuss your property and offer any professional advice.

Terry Flannery

Terry FlanneryProperty Manager

terry.flannery@kingheath.com.au


Terry has worked in most facets of Real Estate, but mainly specialised in Residential Property Management. He delights in helping both landlords and tenants to enjoy their experience of owning and living in rental properties while working with an experience agent.



Terry has held a Sub-Agents Licence since 1982 spending many years working in Melbourne's CBD then several years ago joining the team at King and Heath and is heavily involved with the local community groups including Legacy, St Mary's & St Vincent's.

Adam Dungey

Adam DungeyCommercial Property Management

commercial@kingheath.com.au


Adam has lived in East Gippsland his entire life and has been with King & Heath since 2010.

Beginning in Property Administration, his passion for Commercial Real Estate, along with hard work and dedication has led him to expand his knowledge and skills, and bring them into Commercial Property Management.

Being a local, Adam enjoys being part of the community and spends his time playing local football and bowls.



Leica Webb

Leica Webb

leica.webb@kingheath.com.au


Leica started her career over 25 years ago in banking & finance until 2010 when she thought it was time for a change and discovered a passion for real estate. Property Management is about ensuring that a Landlord receives a great return on their investment along with protecting that investment by matching the tenant to the property. Leica has lived in the local area for over 15 years and holidayed here for many years so has a good understanding of the area.

Dee Noble

Dee NobleHome Finder

dee.noble@kingheath.com.au


After moving to Bairnsdale in 2014 from Adelaide with partner Campbell, Dee has spent the last two years in the building industry before realizing her passion for real estate. Having recently completed her Real Estate Agents Representative Dee is enthusiastic, aspiring to make a name for herself in the real estate game. Being a member of the Bairnsdale football and netball club Dee is eager to create lasting relationships throughout the community and likes to create a personal relationship with clients to provide the best service.