Team

Michael Catalano (Managing Director)

Michael Catalano (Managing Director)

P: 02 8507 2414

M: 0449 878 376

Michael Catalano began his Real Estate career at the young age of 16 after being offered a weekend leasing role following High School work experience. He was then offered a full time role straight after completing his HSC and since then, Michael has grown from strength to strength to become a well-known and respected Real Estate Agent within the industry and is now the Managing Director at True Property.

Hardworking, professional and with an unsurpassed passion for real estate, Michael Catalano is highly successful and respected for achieving outstanding results and is establishing a solid reputation with clients as the “go to man“ for all Real Estate transactions. Flexible and imaginative, Michael Catalano derives great satisfaction in crafting specific marketing programs, guiding and advising his clients from the planning stages through to settlement. The many repeat clients and referrals attest to his success, year on year.

A true local at heart gives Michael Catalano the edge over other Real Estate professionals, having been a part of the community for years. He is exceptionally well connected, with a strong network of neighbourhood knowledge behind him. He is familiar with the lifestyle aspects that make living in this friendly community special. This personal insight translates well to his clients and allows them to make informed decisions regarding their property acquisitions.

A licensed Real Estate Agent, he has achieved numerous awards in his short, successful career and his goal is to push for True Property to become one of Sydney's leading Real Estate offices.

Bob Walters (Director)

Bob Walters (Director)

P: 02 8507 2425

Bob Walters is a lifetime real estate agent whose career has spanned more than 42 years.

His achievements and career milestones include:
- Being the top sales agent in a leading Sydney real estate franchise group
- Operating a highly successful real estate agency in Sydney's western suburbs for 20 years
- Being the Chief Executive of a real estate franchise group
- Managing the Training and Professional Development Unit of the Real Estate Institute of NSW
- Founding Director of the Leading Property Managers of Australia.

In addition to being a Director of True Property, Bob is the Managing Director of BWT (Australasia's leading property management training and business consultants).

Rick Pignetti (Director)

Rick Pignetti (Director)

P: 02 8507 2419

M: 0439 398 959

Rick Pignetti has never forgotten where he comes from and for this comes the reason why he is regarded as one of the best in his chosen field. With an unquenchable thirst for success in Real Estate, it's no wonder that with so many years’ experience at such a young age he still believes the best is yet to come.

Rick was born into Real Estate, with his family owning an established office for over 35 years in the inner west. During a career already spanning over 13 years in the industry Rick has gained invaluable experience in Residential Sales and Commercial Leasing, although his real passion lies in the Residential Property Management.

With the inner west running through his veins Rick has managed to build unbreakable relationships with business owners, tenants, landlords and community groups which in return allows him to thoroughly enjoy catching up with anyone who is free for a chat whilst on one of his coffee trips.

Rick is a Licensed Real Estate Agent who has built a strong reputation for being a friendly, down to earth and understanding professional to all who interact with him but leaves no secret to the fact that he will go above and beyond any other Real Estate professional to ensure that no stone is left unturned when acting for his clients.

In his spare time, Rick Pignetti is a golf tragic, martial arts enthusiast and loves spending his downtime with his wife and children.

Antonella Longo (Property Manager)

Antonella Longo (Property Manager)

P: 02 8507 2470

M: 0403 154 222

Career progression from receptionist, to administration responsibilities to property management has given Antonella a complete grounding in all the elements that are crucial to an individual's ability to effectively address the demands of managing investment properties in today's market.

Antonella is absolutely dedicated to her landlords’ best interests. She uses her ability to build great rapport with people, her local knowledge and experience in the area of property management to ensure she manages her clients’ biggest financial assets in the best possible way.

Known as a hardworking, approachable and informative individual, Antonella values honesty, integrity and has a broadminded approach. Being particular about good relations and open communication, putting herself in her clients she delivers a high standard of customer service thereby achieving and often exceeding expectations.

Antonella loves spending time with people, whether at work or socialising with friends in her leisure time, and when she's not catching up over a meal she loves hitting the beach and exploring the world.

Karen Yeung (Property Manager)

Karen Yeung (Property Manager)

P: 02 8507 2431

M: 0437 232 852

Karen’s vast experience in a variety of customer service based roles has proven to be the perfect platform for her successful career in real estate. She has a strong commitment to providing the highest level of service and willingness to go the extra mile for her clients.

Karen’s strong attention to detail, efficiency and superb organisational skills will allow her to succeed in the challenges that the real estate industry presents. An excellent asset to True Property, Karen looks forward to meeting you and assisting you with your real estate needs.

In her spare time Karen tutors at a tutoring college. She also enjoys spending time outdoors – always out and about!

Despina  Parliaros (Office Manager)

Despina Parliaros (Office Manager)

P: 8507 2444

M: 0423 938 314

With more than 10 years customer service experience and with an exceptional customer service approach, Despina is always willing to go above and beyond to meet our client’s expectations.
A strong administrator, and her enthusiastic personality allows Despina to work with the highest levels of professionalism, trust and integrity. A great communicator and interacting with people being her second nature, Despina is a true fit to our true property team.

Shirley Holtham (Trust Account Manager)

Shirley Holtham (Trust Account Manager)

P: 02 8507 2444

Shirley is our amazing Trust Account Manager who looks after all the accounting for our Landlords and Tenants.

Hon Lai (General Accounts and Office Administrator)

Hon Lai (General Accounts and Office Administrator)

P: 02 8507 2444

Hon is our hard working General Accounts and Office Administrator. He looks after the general accounting operations of the business and demonstrates great attention to detail in his work.

Irum Khalid (Front Office Manager)

Irum Khalid (Front Office Manager)

P: 85072444

Irum is a dedicated, hardworking person with previous administrative experience who has also worked in the United Kingdom.

Brining her 10 years of administration and hospitality experience to the True Property Team, Irum is able to work at a fast pace with a smile.

Irum is professional and trustworthy and she is able to exceed customer’s expectations and deliver excellent customer service.

Raphael Tarazy (Property Associate)

Raphael Tarazy (Property Associate)

P: 8507 2444

M: 0403 628 994

Raphael Tarazy is passionate about real estate and facilitating all types of real estate transactions. Raphael understands what is required for landlords and tenants as well sellers and buyers.

He brings with him a vast amount of economics, financial markets and real estate knowledge and experience. He studied economics and finance and has travelled globally.

In property management, it is crucial that we find the most suitable tenant for your property. With Raphael in Leasing and assisting the Senior Property Managers, you can rest assured that he is in a great position to ensure that the right tenant is put forward to landlords to consider.

Furthermore, Raphael also lives in the Inner West of Sydney. He is passionate about cycling, family and friends, continental food and great coffee.

He is a true business professional with attention to detail.