Gross Waddell Team

Sales and Leasing


Michael Gross


Highly regarded in the retail and commercial sector for his marketplace knowledge and innate sense for change in the industry, Michael’s 25 years in the real estate have mostly been spent at the helm of Gross Waddell, with co-founder Andrew Waddell.


Andrew Waddell


With over 30 years in key roles within the commercial real estate sector, one of our founding Directors, Andrew credits the success of Gross Waddell to his and Michael Gross’, hands-on approach to their clients needs.


Raoul Salter

Associate Director

Raoul has been in the commercial real estate industry for many years; his experience is wide and varied; whether it be representing clients for commercial acquisitions, acting for institutional and high net worth clients, or keeping his finger on the pulse with leasing and sales activities at Gross Waddell.


Alex Ham

Senior Associate

Having worked his way from property management to being directly responsible for the sale of a number of large residential and commercial development sites, office buildings and Big Box retail outfits, Alex’s knowledge of the complex commercial property market is extensive.


Tamara Gross

Sales and Leasing Consultant

With more than 15 years in the commercial real estate game, Tamara has established herself as a force for sales and leasing with some of the world’s biggest retail names capitalizing on the knowledge, passion and integrity she brings to her work.


Benjamin Klein

Sales and Leasing Consultant

With a background in Senior Sales and a reputation for efficiency and determination, Benjamin brings a strong connection to Melbourne’s Jewish community to Gross Waddell.


Andrew Thorburn

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Andrew’s strengths lie in negotiating successful outcomes for clients within commercial sales and leasing marketing campaigns for development sites, investment buildings as well as retail and office freeholds.


Johnathan Janover

Sales and Leasing Consultant

Johnathan is a driven commercial leasing professional with business and marketing experience in organisations including Jetstar, IBM and Lion (Previously Lion Nathan).


Michail Shalit

Sales and Leasing Consultant

With a passion for real estate and a desire to help clients achieve successful outcomes, Michail’s greatest asset is his ability to connect with people and create long-lasting relationships. Michail is a highly ambitious and performance-driven person.  After working in commercial real estate in Montreal, Canada, Michail decided to commence his Masters of Property which he completed mid-way through 2017. He has now been with Gross Waddell since completing his masters and is considered a valuable member of the team here at GW.


Steph Tieppo

Leasing Consultant

Ned Walsh

Research and Information

Property Management


David Taylor

Chief Executive – Asset Management

Combining over twenty five years’ experience in commercial property management with a property valuation background, David has spent a career developing an intimate knowledge to the influences and the myriad of issues which impact upon the capital value of commercial property.


Tony Aarons

Associate Director

For nearly 20 years, Tony has been involved at all levels and stages of the real estate process; from tenders and lease negotiations, commercial sales and outgoings analysis to now, heading up the asset management department at Gross Waddell.


Joshua Franzi

Senior Property Manager

Building a strong career in commercial property management, Joshua’s negotiation skills and enthusiastic manner has attributed him celebrated success in the leasing and management of CBD and St Kilda Road office buildings, shopping centres, and multiple retail properties throughout Melbourne and regional Victoria.


Margaret Bolshinsky

Property Manager

Approachable and friendly, Margaret prides herself on developing meaningful professional relationships with her clients. Her extensive experience in real estate allows Margaret to provide honest and knowledgeable answers to any questions her clients may have pertaining to commercial property. A dedicated member of the Gross Waddell team, Margaret is a positive and hardworking individual. She consistently goes out of her way to maintain clear communication with both tenants and landlords to foster successful managements.


Steven Haigh

Property Manager

Developing a strong career in residential and commercial real estate management, Steven’s marketing and negotiation skills are winning him many fans in investor and private clients, alike.


Anna Lyall

Property Manager

Possessing a client focused attitude and a passion for property, Anna is highly motivated and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic and desire to achieve the best results.


Dario Etienette

Operations Manager

Dario Etienette joined Gross Waddell in 2016 having been involved in the Building & Facilities Management field since 1994. Having spent an accumulation of over 30 years in building and facilities management specialising in the management of education, commercial and industrial portfolios, Dario has developed his skills and knowledge working for multiple Top tier facility management service providers.

Cameron McEwan

Cameron McEwan

Assistant Property Manager


Samantha Murphy

Head of Retail Asset Services

Samantha’s experience and expertise across all facets of managing large commercial centres, such as retail, strip and major shopping centres, is unequaled and her depth of understanding the bulky goods, neighbourhood, regional and factory outlet retail sphere is a major drawcard for her many clients.


Christopher Mason

Shopping Centre Manager

Chris’ has over 30 years experience and expertise across all types of retail property and various roles within the shopping centre industry including centre management, portfolio leasing management, retail planning and development management.


Arthur Hales

Residential Sales


Richard Cookesley

Director – Residential

Richard’s 30 years experience in the real estate industry has culminated in being part of many of Melbourne’s leading-edge residential developments and heading up the Gross Waddell Residential offering.


David Li

Sales Executive – Residential

David has extensive experience in residential sales, David has established himself as a force for sales and off the plan project marketing.


Peter Susman

Sales Executive – Residential

Peter is highly experienced and successful in selling “off the plan” apartments and has 20 year’s experience. He also works closely with third party groups to achieve success.


Leone Steele

Sales Executive – Residential

Cathy Li

Sales Executive – Residential

Eliza Malerba

Sales Assistance – Residential

Louise Catanese

Executive Assistant Residential Department



Meagan Nydam

Sales and Leasing Support

Ashleigh Bolton

Personal Assistant to Directors

Leesan Bouakeo


Allwyn Nazareth

Trust Accountant

Lindy Rowe




Matthew Cohen

Chief Executive Officer

Joe Malerba

Chief Operating Officer

Julia Vardon

Sales and Leasing Trust Accounts

Fiona Leggiero-Christoff


Luisa Tieppo

Corporate Accounts

Rob Parker

Marketing Manager
Tom Temay

Tom Temay

Market Analyst and Business Development
Steph Wilson

Steph Wilson