Meet our Team
Find out more about the Lofty Building Group family below. With our extensive experience in the home building, project management, development, and investment property industries, we will work with you to bring your ideal property vision to life.
Gary leads our sales and design teams and manages the strategic growth and direction of the company. Gary also works with our clients on a daily basis, with the passion, determination and expertise needed to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your project. Gary thrives on dealing with tricky sites and gains real fulfilment by designing something which works for you. He has extensive experience working in the development space in and around Adelaide metropolitan area, including all design aspects, negotiating with Councils, acquisitions and due diligence.
Gary is also a qualified Site Supervisor, a highly skilled business strategist, and has invaluable business and industry insight.
Gary has over 30 years’ experience across most facets of the building industry, from a Tradesman, Developer and Site Manager to a Chief Executive Officer and Director, for some of the largest builders in South Australia and Victoria. Gary’s diplomas in Business Management, and high-level certificates in Frontline Management and Construction, will assist to further develop high-quality business strategies and plans, ensuring alignment with the long-term objectives, and core values of Lofty Building Group. His wealth of knowledge and extensive experience in construction and executive management will allow him to lead Lofty Building Group to the forefront of the residential housing industry.
As an experienced project manager with a background in business management and residential constructions, Ketan has complete operational oversight over the construction side of Lofty. Ketan coordinates the supply chain and contractors to ensure a seamless transition through all projects. He is a fully qualified Site Supervisor, on site every day making sure your build is going to plan.
Deanna has extensive knowledge of the building and construction industry having started her career in the industry over 5 years ago. Deanna works closely with existing clients, preparing and obtaining final approvals and is the main point of contact during the construction period. She also looks after the day to day running of the office, ensuring the team are on track and working together. In 2018, Deanna had the honour of winning the HIA-CSR South Australian Business Partner of the year award.
Ben’s passion has always been within the property sector and he thrives on creating a Development Project that exceeds a client’s expectations. Ben prides himself on building relationships with his clients through clear communication and transparency. Ben has managed multiple projects throughout different sectors and brings this experience to the Lofty team – if you are in need of sound and specialised project management advice, ask for Ben.
Jamie has been involved in the building and construction industry for over 10 years giving him industry knowledge second to none. As one of your first points of contact, Jamie can assist you in finding land in your ideal location, working with you to either design your dream home or give you advice on your current plans, or assist you with one of our fantastic House & Land Packages. Jamie understands the importance of regular and clear communication with all of his clients no matter what stage they are at; from start to finish Jamie will be with you every step of the way. Working with you to achieve your goals and accompanying you through your build journey is Jamie’s genuine pleasure.
Whether you are developer building multiple dwellings, an investor scouting for opportunities or a home buyer looking to build your dream home, Kunal has a wealth of knowledge and industry experience to assist you with your build. Through his years of experience, Kunal appreciates the importance and responsibility of dealing with his client’s most valued assets. Kunal has an unmatched commitment to each and every client, enthusiasm, honesty, eye for detail and he is prepared to work hard to achieve the very best results.
As part of our Design and Project team at Lofty, Jason has 20 years of experience in the building and service industry. He is passionate about meeting clients’ needs, and forming good working relationships with colleagues and clients is the cornerstone of his working ethos. Jason enjoys the challenge and privilege to work hard with customers to meet their needs, budget and dreams in terms of finding the perfect land and/or house package.
An experienced member of the building industry and a background in design and construction, Joe can help you achieve the very best out of your new build. Joe enjoys listening to client requirements and providing solutions through the design process, sharing his wealth of knowledge and ideas with clients along the way. He believes in communicating clearly and effectively, clarifying anything you may be unsure of along the way, and will work hard to ensure you receive accurate and detailed information.
Bringing a wealth of experience from all angles of the building industry – an experienced tradie, real estate agent and consultant – Matthew can provide great advice and knowledge on all aspects of your build. Matthew enjoys seeing the build process come to life – helping take a concept out of his clients minds, helping evolve that concept, seeing it on paper and finally watching it turn into a physical home.
With over 3 years of experience in the residential construction industry, Mark understands the importance of getting your new build right. He most enjoys challenging his clients to think about space and how they utilise it, to build a home that is extremely well thought through. It is Mark’s job to advise the best ways to make use of land and space in order to help you build the home of your dreams on time and on budget.
With 14 years’ experience in real estate sales coupled with over a decade of experience in development projects, Brenton has proven a valuable addition to the Lofty team. Acquisition of development sites and managing our clients development projects is his specialty. If you have a site you are thinking of selling or considering developing yourself and need advice with the building process, or if you are struggling to find an adequate block for your next project, contact Brenton today.
A property professional with 20 years’ experience in developments and asset management and a Government and Not-for-Profit specialist. Paul is responsible for growing our Community Housing Division including SDA, Retirement Living and Affordable Housing. Paul and his team will work with you to deliver great results.
With a decade of customer service behind her, Laura works behind the scenes alongside the project and design team to look after the administrative side of your build. Laura liaises with contractors, suppliers and Council’s to ensure your pre-build stage runs smoothly. With her exceptional attention to detail, Laura assists clients with their contract paperwork to make the process as easy and seamless as possible – she strives to ensure clients feel comfortable and relaxed about all aspects of their build.
Krystie is a young and enthusiastic marketing and administration professional, with a Bachelor of Marketing and Communication under her belt. Krystie applies her knowledge and array of skills to create and implement effective marketing strategies across all of Lofty’s marketing platforms. She enjoys engaging with, and keeping our clients updated across social media and works behind the scenes to ensure campaign consistency and effectiveness.
With a Bachelor of Interior Architecture and a background of exceptional customer service, Stephanie works closely with all our clients – custom and developer alike – during their selection process, helping and advising on external and internal colour and styling selections where needed. Stephanie loves helping clients achieve the best outcome for their home or development and coming up with unique and personalised colour and material themes.
With 5 years’ experience in real estate and property development, Sarah uses her wealth of knowledge to assist the Project Management team. Sarah takes care of the administrative side of your build from answering your queries through to liaising with contractors, suppliers, and councils, the support that Sarah provides ensures the efficient flow of projects through to construction. Sarah is passionate about ensuring her clients transition smoothly through each stage of their build journey.
With 18 years’ experience as an Architectural designer, Darko knows what makes a good design. He is highly skilled and helps clients and investors to maximise the potential in their custom designed home or investment. He thoroughly enjoys the design journey with clients, guiding them from conception to finished home.
Carlos has been in the building industry for around 12 years, giving him the experience and knowledge to create great home designs. Carlos particularly enjoys the pre-construction process from concept stage, designing a dream home together with the clients and seeing it through to construction stage. He can help turn your home ideas and dreams into reality – for both custom family home to investments alike – by providing a great design that is aesthetically attractive but also fits within budget. Carlos enjoys being part of a great team who collaborate to create beautiful homes.
As an experienced estimator in the residential construction industry, Chris runs our sales estimates and production orders. He is the link between the sales and construction sides of Lofty, helping provide a seamless transition from pre-build works to the on-site construction process. Liaising with suppliers, contractors and our construction team alike, Chris enjoys the wide variety of jobs in his role and the challenge of managing jobs from start through to completion.
Alex has over 9 years of experience both on-site and as a construction coordinator. In his role, he puts his strong evaluation and analytical skills to work, acting as the link between the sales and construction teams. As an estimator, his passion is ensuring your project gets delivered to the highest quality standard. Coming from a footing construction background, you could say this has given him the best ‘foundation’ he could ask for!
With over a decade in the building industry Tom is an experienced Project Manager. Tom oversees Lofty constructions from start to finish, including oversight of all trades, suppliers, deliveries, WHS requirements, site audits and toolbox meetings. A tradie at heart, Tom loves seeing a build take shape and bringing our clients homes to life.
With a trade and maintenance building background, Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge and organisation to your build site – he ensures your build runs smoothly and to plan. He enjoys the project manager life – working outdoors, providing top notch communication with trades and meeting new people along the way.
At Lofty, we work together with you
Lofty Building Group is a South Australian owned and operated company and together our team is a family with a collaborative culture. When you build your dream home, development or investment property with us you will experience our passion, dedication and commitment.
We don’t strive to be the biggest, we strive to be the best home builders that our clients can trust. We build our business on hard work and strong relationships. We grow from referrals, our clients come to us for an honest, reliable and up-front service.
At Lofty, our team is dedicated to building a home that is right for you and your lifestyle, with no compromise on quality or attention to detail. We are transparent, adaptable and flexible and deliver your project on time and on budget, with you being properly informed, included and feeling comfortable throughout the entire process.
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