Meet our friendly 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 a Bachelor of Interior Architecture and background of exceptional customer service, Steph 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. Steph loves helping clients achieve the best outcome for their home or development and coming up with unique and personalised colour and material themes.
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!