David successfully completed a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) from the University of Tasmania in 2000. Following his graduation, David worked in the specialised field of human resource management for one of Australia’s iconic and highly successful retailers, Woolworths.
It is from this that his zest and natural talent for real estate developed. David relocated to Melbourne and worked for Noel Jones Real Estate, promptly establishing himself as a high achieving, top performing agent within that business. David returned to Tasmania in 2005 where he continued to perfect his abilities as a high performing agent.
Driven by his desire to continue to enhance his success, In 2013 David purchased EIS Property Management with his business partner, friend and mentor, Hank Petrusma. With his dynamic, savvy and versatile business acumen, David established EIS Property Sales, which true to form is destined to succeed as a sales performing magnate in the industry.
Approach to Real Estate
David values professionalism, respect and energy as fundamental to his work ethic. This translates into positive results, realistic expectations, honesty and above all an enjoyment of his work. David has reaped the benefits of his success with strong client feedback, loyalty from colleagues, clients and admiration of competitors. David believes that transparency is the key in real estate and clients can and do take significant comfort in his no-nonsense approach.
David’s wife, Trish, also works in the business. His brother works in property management in Melbourne, and keeping it in the family, his mother is also keenly involved in the property market. David and Trish have two very active and happy children, Oscar and George. These relationships ground David, giving him valuable feedback, guidance and motivation to continue to excel in real estate.
Hobbies & Interests
David is a passionate Collingwood supporter, but promises this will not cloud his judgment in property. He enjoys bike riding, playing soccer and going to the gym and general fitness enhancement.