On a missionOn a mission

We're driven to rebuild property management

While helping our retired parents get their finances in order, we found they'd been paying an agent, what seemed like an obscene amount of money in fees for the past 20 years. In the meantime, their property manager had changed every few months, sometimes with no notice, and they weren't getting real value for their money. That’s when we realised, it's time for a change in property management. So, we're redefining it. Our incredible team is focused on delivering an amazing service enhanced with intuitive, easy to use technology.

LocationsLocations

Sydney, Central Coast, Melbourne and Brisbane

We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. More locations coming soon.

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The perfect mix of experienced property managers and software engineers

Mina Radhakrishnan

Co-Founder

Product, design, engineering and customer support. Mina was Global Head of Product at Uber (as employee 20). She's also worked for Google, Goldman Sachs, Redpoint Ventures, and ModCloth. When not working, you'll find her practicing yoga, or tweeting on @minarad. She's also a former competitive scrabble champ.

Ruwin Perera

Co-Founder

Ruwin looks after finance, operations and marketing @ :Different. Undergrad @ Melbourne Uni + an MBA from Kellogg in Chicago. Ruwin has worked for BCG, part of Google's global strategy team and as a Director at Softbank. He's passionate about excellent service and cricket (though not necessarily in that order).

Andrew Leung

Head of Growth

This guy will make you laugh. Andrew has been in the Melbourne real estate game for years. From running a Ray White franchise to being part of the disruptive team at Purple Bricks.

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Leigh Patrick

Growth Manager (NSW)

The creative Leigh joins us with years of property experience at Raine & Horne and Sotheby's International Realty. She is also a qualified Interior Designer.

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Laura Smith

Growth Manager (NSW)

Damon Burley

Growth Manager (VIC)
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Lauren Schembri

Growth Manager (VIC)

Wayde Hildrew

Growth Manager (QLD)

Wayde is a Queenslander through and through having been born and lived in Brisbane his entire life. With his extensive experience and passion for assisting landlords, Wayde has joined :Different to be able to provide his clients with the best technology and service in property management.

 

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Luis Diaz

Sales Development Representative

Scott Dolce

Head of Leasing

With more than 10 years experience in real estate from McGrath & LJ Hooker, Scott understands what it takes to look after your properties.

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Declan Sullivan

Leasing Consultant

Stacey Sheperd

Leasing Operations Manager

Joel Pinkham

Head of Product

Joel is our number-obsessed marketing lead who is not afraid to challenge the status quo. He brings a wealth of experience from a wide range of industries including from RedBalloon, Uber, Shoes of Prey and SafetyCulture. He knows all the best craft beers of Sydney and will happily take on debates about cricket or rugby.

Patrick Dunne

Product Designer

Having worked across some of Sydneys leading tech startups within product and design. Patrick believes that good design allows humans to walk away feeling inspired, emboldened and to be able to make sense of their own personal life-puzzles.

Ben Khoshabeh

Head of Marketing

Having spent the last 5 years in Asia driving growth for brands like Uber and Expedia, Ben has joined :Different to help grow it into a household name. He's energised by the challenge of tackling a traditional industry and delivery a radically beter customer experience using technology. In his spare time, Ben is an avid football (soccer) fan, so you'll find him staying up to all ours of the morning to watch his beloved Liverpool FC whenever they play.

Alex Thompson

Marketing Manager

Alex has joined :Different to build a brand that people love and remember. She comes from a history of working with disruptor brands, Yatango (Telco/Ecomm startup) and TIGI Haircare (Unilever). After a year of travelling the world, she is back in Sydney and happy to call the beautiful city her home.

Ivy Yu

Marketing Intern

Johann Loibl

Chief of Staff

Johann comes with years of experience working on the Operations side at digital tech companies such as Groupon Australia, THE ICONIC and Zip Co. German born, if you don’t find him building and optimising processes he’d be spending his time at the beach playing beach volleyball.

Reji Eapen

Head of Finance

An investment banker and founder of a financial education venture, Reji came with a passion to bring real change for property owners like himself.

Jethro Cohen

Operations Leader

Jethro is leading areas of Operations for Australia at :Different with a focus on customer experience, having worked at global giants such as Uber, PwC and Apple previously. Fun Fact: Jethro is a Tassie boy and loves giving travel advice to those who have never visited the Apple Isle.

Keely Borg

Operations Manager

A total team player, Keely brings a wealth of experience to the team in all aspects of property management and leads maintenance at :Different. Keely will go the extra mile and work towards the best outcome.

Charlane Xia

Operations Manager

Charlane has 5 years experience in property management, starting her career at Ray White in the Melbourne CBD.

Danielle Bunton

Operations Manager
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Kym Cheney

Operations Manager

Kym is an extremely driven, enthusiastic and well organised Operations Manager. Having over 11 years of experience in the real estate industry, Kym is a specialist in Property Management. Kym has progressed and experienced all areas of Property Management from Trust Accounting through to Head of Department. In her free time she volunteers with RDA (Riding for Disabled Australia) and is a crazy dog mum to 2 Siberian Huskies.

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Michael Anania

Operations Manager

Michael comes to :Different with more than a decade of industry experiance. Starting from a small boutique office, working his way to head of department with a known franchise leader. Leading the National Maintenance Team in Operations, Michael works on the front of communication and leadership with training the team to ensure no stone is left unturned.

Shannon Laird

Operations Manager

Amanda Loudoun

Operations Manager

Orlando Adeyemi

Senior Software Engineer

Stephen Leung

Software Engineer

Pavitra Vobilisetty

Data Science Intern

Polly Spedding

Office Manager

Rukmankan Sivaloganathan

Head of Colombo

Murtaza Abbas

Finance Associate

Anojan Sivaranjan

Product Designer

Imnaza Fazal

Operations Associate

Kavindya Allahakkoon

Operations Associate

Mohamed Razeen Ashfaq

Operations Associate

Vidushika Jeyaraj

Junior Operations Associate

Shamreena Mumtaz Azmee

Junior Operations Associate

Aishwarya Manoharan

Junior Operations Associate

Hasitha Liyanage

Engineering Manager

Isuru Wijesingha

Mobile Software Engineer

Mahela Wickramasekara

Senior Dev-Ops Software Engineer

Duminda Wijesinghe

Senior Full-stack Software Engineer

Dineth Samarakkody

Senior Full-stack Software Engineer

Deegha Galkissa

Senior Full-stack Software Engineer

Chathula Sampath Perera

Senior Full-stack Software Engineer

Kavindu Wijesuriya

Senior Full-stack Software Engineer

Milroy Perera

Senior Software Tester

Mark Vinod Sinnathamby

Senior Technical Lead

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Board and advisors

Craig Blair

Managing Partner @ AirTree Ventures

Craig is a Board Director. He's the Co-founder, and Managing Partner at AirTree Ventures.

Cass O'Connor

Ex-Chairwoman @ McGrath

Cass is an advisor to :Different. The former Chairwoman of McGrath Estate Agents, her professional career has spanned investment banking, M&A, IPO’s, private equity and strategic planning. Her industry sector expertise includes real estate, media, entertainment, tech and premium consumer goods.

Parker Thompson

Partner @ AngelList

Parker is an advisor to :Different and a Partner at AngelList. Before that, he was a member of the 500 Startups investment team, seed investing and managing their accelerator program in San Francisco