Cooper Newman Real Estate
Cooper Newman Real Estate offers a unique blend of Residential Sales, Project Marketing & Management, with specialist Divisions for Aged Care & Retirement Living. With a strong focus on continuous education and negotiation training, our award winning team applies the smart sale to enable us to guarantee the highest sale price
Dedicated to providing a professional, efficient and personal service
Greg is married to his childhood sweetheart and has three adult children. When he occasionally switches off, he can be found on the golf course, reading a book, or sharing a fine red with friends.
John’s primary focus now is as Director of Amicum, which is a specialist Aged Care and Retirement Living agency handling the sale and acquisition of aged care facilities Australia wide and retirement village units and apartments in Greater Melbourne.
Having a strong background in sales and comprehensive market knowledge, Leo’s enthusiasm, professionalism and passion for property are undoubtable.
Leo understands that owning a house is one of the biggest assets in a person’s life so when it comes to selling property for vendors, his polite and friendly manner sees him proceed with professionalism, respect, commitment and courteous persistence, and that is what makes him different.
Although Leo’s passion for property is a full-time occupation, in his spare time he enjoys boxing, surfing and is an avid Lakers fan.
Following a career in the medical industry, Penny moved into I.T. and management and commenced her Real Estate Career in 2002. Primarily working in Administration and Commercial Property Management, Penny undertook her full Real Estate License and is now responsible for the Trust Accounting, Office Management and oversees the day to day running of the office. Her organisational and follow up skills have made her the quiet achiever and problem solver.
Penny is married to Greg and has three grown children. In her spare time, Penny enjoys walking, Pilates, entertaining, reading and time with her family and friends.
Penny is passionate about Ethics in Real Estate and client care. Penny is a vital part of this team.
Business Development Manager
In her spare time, Louisa spends her time with family, watching sport and enjoying a glass of wine with friends.
When Celene is not working, she enjoys catching up on TV series, finding her newest indoor plant, and taking her baby (but old) Maltese, Casper, to the park.
Assistant Property Manager
She is a member of Chinese Children’s Culture and Art Promotion Association. In her spare time, she is also a Pipa teacher who is certified by The Central Conservatory of Music. She also loves travelling and baking cakes.
Una has been with Cooper Newman for twenty years working at our busy reception desk undertaking numerous tasks. She handles all the administration needs associated with the sales department, whilst juggling phones, clients coming into the office and the demands of a busy sales team. Una has the ability to do several tasks at once and knows what, where and when for every file. Una is responsible for the training of new administration staff and keeps a keen eye on things to ensure everything runs as it should. Una is highly valued and something of an anchor point within the team. All of this is probably why she won Receptionist of the Year at the 2014 Australasian Real Estate Awards.
In her spare time, Una enjoys time with her family, going to the gym, cooking and playing tennis. Una’s commitment to client care is to be applauded.
Ai Kean Yeap
Being a rookie in the real estate industry, Ai Kean joins Cooper Newman with the desire for excellence and growth in her area of work. A determined, enthusiastic and motivated person, Ai Kean not only support the whole Sales Team in the smooth running of the sales process, she also lends a helping hand to the other areas of the Cooper Newman team.
In her spare time, Ai Kean likes gardening, theatre shows, travelling and reading.
Lucas comes to us straight from Monash University. A young passionate member of our team, he supports our sales staff by performing a range of administrative roles throughout Cooper Newman.
Outside of work, Lucas can be found studying to complete his Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in German and Geographical science. In addition, he enjoys travelling to new places and playing beach volleyball.
Heidi joined the Cooper Newman team mid 2020 with a passion for working with clients and a desire to better her administration and communication skills. She is currently studying a double degree of Arts and Laws at Deakin University.
Outside of work, Heidi enjoys reading, cooking, and travelling to places she has never been before.
Outside of work, Sarisha likes to watch tv shows and going for long walks while listening to music.
When Corey is out of the office, he enjoys reading, travelling, and shopping, as well as exploring Melbourne (his new home).
With years of customer service and sales experience, Derek is now building up his career in real estate industry with full commitment. Used to serve in the police force, he is passionate about helping people in the local community and providing them with reliable property advice. Also Derek has lived in Whitehorse for more than 8 years with ‘home love’. As a freshman in his sales role, he has the right attitude and discipline to study hard of all the knowledge that leads his way to the next level.
In his spare time Derek likes watching NBA and is a big fan of Lebron James. But most time he will spend time with his family exploring all kinds of tasty food in town. Reading is his morning routine every day as well as a 5km jogging.