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Turrisi Properties, founded in 2000, is a privately-owned West End, Brisbane-based property development group headed by Managing Director Gaetano Turrisi, who has over 30 years' property development experience in the Brisbane and South East Queensland market.

Turrisi Properties is an established company with extensive experience in the industry, delivering high quality built residential projects, mixed-use projects and master planned urban communities. Turrisi collaborates with selected and highly experienced consultants and builders to deliver well thought out and planned development outcomes.

These developments include residential communities, high quality townhouses and apartments, commercial and retail precincts, industrial estates and land subdivisions. Each is developed with strong emphasis on responsible design reflecting aestheticism and function.

Strong financial management, consistent growth, resilience, informed research and an innovative and highly responsive approach are hallmarks of Turrisi Properties.

Our Team

  • Gaetano Turrisi

    Founder & Managing Director

    Gaetano Turrisi

    Gaetano Turrisi founded Turrisi Properties in 2000. He has over 30 years' experience in property development in Queensland and brings a wealth of experience to the company, which enables him to effectively be responsible for the financial management and strategic management of Turrisi Properties. From 1986 to 2001 Gaetano was joint Managing Director of the successful property development company Property Resources Australia (PRA), which he co-founded in 1986. 

    Connect with Gaetano on LinkedIn.

  • Ben Kewley

    Senior Development Manager

    Ben Kewley

    Ben joined Turrisi Properties in September 2012. Ben has experience managing residential land developments in South East Queensland. Ben’s primary role within the company is to manage the identification and acquisition of new projects and to oversee the delivery of existing projects. Ben has successfully managed the acquisition, planning and development of numerous greenfield and infill residential subdivisions in Brisbane and surrounding Shires. Ben relishes in putting profitable projects together that are wonderful places to live.

    Connect with Ben on LinkedIn.

  • Leo Turrisi

    Senior Development Manager

    Leo Turrisi

    Leo joined Turrisi Properties in 2011 and has over 8 years experience in the property development industry. He brings a passion for engaging with local communities and delivering projects that provide socially responsible outcomes that are founded on strong economic analysis. Leo is responsbile for site acqusitions and oversees the delivery of built form projects and residential land subdivisions.

  • Samantha Turrisi

    Business Manager

    Samantha Turrisi

    Samantha has experience in the built environment, urban planning and development industry. Samantha joined Turrisi Properties in mid-2011 in the role of Business Manager.  Her background in urban and statutory planning, master planning, and feasibility analysis and project management provides valuable input into company projects and overall business management. Samantha works closely with Gaetano on the overall management of the company, including strategic business planning, business, legal and operational management. Samantha also works in association with the development team on project specific issues related to her areas of expertise.

    Connect with Samantha on LinkedIn.

  • Eugenie Turrisi

    Marketing Manager & Assistant Development Manager

    Eugenie Turrisi

    Eugenie joined Turrisi Properties in October 2014 and brings with her a background in journalism and publishing within the urban development industry.

    Eugenie is responsible for the marketing and public relations for the company and all development projects. 

    Connect with Eugenie on LinkedIn.

  • Eddie Heron

    Assistant Development Manager

    Eddie Heron

    Eddie joined the TP team in 2017 and has 5 years of development industry experience, working both locally in SEQ and in the London market. With a background in town planning and urban design, Eddie has a passion for all aspects of the built form and takes great pride in being a part of an industry that helps design and create fantastic new places for people to live.  Eddie’s role at Turrisi Properties focuses on identifying and acquiring new land and built form sites, conducting feasibility assessments and providing development management assistance across land projects.

  • Halie Loch

    Accounts Manager

    Halie Loch

    Halie joined the Turrisi Properties team in June 2012. Halie has worked in the property industry for the past 4 years and has worked in bookkeeping roles for over 10 years.


  • Paula Bottger

    Conveyance Manager

    Paula Bottger

    Paula joined Turrisi Properties in November 2012 in the role of Conveyance Manager and has over 20 years' in conveyancing and property experience. As well as managing the conveyancing, Paula also manages the property management aspect of the group, including the retail tenancy leases. Prior to joining Turrisi Properties, Paula worked as a Contracts Administration Manager for a boutique Real Estate Agency and had previously held the position of Conveyancing Paralegal for a Brisbane Law Firm for in excess of 10 years.