We are independent living providers, delivering the best quality housing and a new standard of living for the older generation. Our bespoke residential developments incorporate innovative and assistive technologies to simplify how communities interact with their environment – giving people more time to get the most out of life.

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Meet the ThirdAge team

Michael Eggington


Joining Thirdi as a partner in our ThirdAge division is Michael Eggington, who is one of the industries finest and we are thrilled to be building this business with him.

Michael has over 30 years experience in this sector with past roles including General Manager of Stockland Retirement and more recently, Managing Director of Lendlease Retirement guiding them to manage over 14,000 properties across Australia.

Michael was also a foundation member and champion of the Retirement Living Council and is passionate driving force of excellence in the industry.

With Michaels experience and know-how we endeavour to jointly deliver outstanding homes and communities to the ageing population in our key markets of Sydney and Newcastle.

Robert Huxley

Director of Acquisitions

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As Director of Acquisitions and Project Management, Robert is responsible for acquisitions across Thirdi Group and has manages all aspects of the acquisition of master planned residential communities, high-rise apartment developments and the 200+ individual house & land packages we deliver each year.

With over 15 years experience, Robert’s ability to identify and review potential development sites before the market moves is invaluable to Thirdi Group. He has helped acquire and deliver over $500 million dollars in successful residential developments over the past 5 years.

His no nonsense approach to residential development has helped established a strong and stable reputation as a young leader in Australia’s property investment industry.

Luke Berry

Director of Sales & Marketing

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As the Director of Sales and Marketing, Luke is responsible for the implementation of all sales and marketing activities, the brand development of Thirdi Group and the projects they create.

Luke’s key duties include the creation and implementation of sales strategies to help sell the property we create, and to deliver outstanding results for our joint venture partners and clients.

He is also responsible for the creation and management of web-based businesses and investment portals that Thirdi Group owns and operates across the property industry.

Luke is also a sought after keynote speaker on the Australian property market at a range of property education events and regular contributor to ‘Your Investment Property’, ‘Smart Property Investment’, ‘BRW’ and many other industry publications.

A personal highlight for Luke Berry was being recognised by as one of Australia’s Hottest 30 entrepreneurs under 30 and also be included in the commonwealth banks ‘CommSec Entrepreneur Series’ for his part in creating Thirdi Group &

Ron Dadd

Director of Finance

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As Director of Finance, Ron is responsible for the financial and operational management at Thirdi Group. His key responsibilities include finance, operations, business audits, trading reports and liaising with financers, investors and joint venture partners.

Ron has extensive experience in financial planning, accounting and property investment and has created a solid foundation for Thirdi Group to continue to grow and become one of Australia’s leading property development and investment firms.

Ron has personally developed and implemented a number of investment strategies and investment structures that have assisted our joint venture partners and the individual clients that secure our properties, achieve outstanding results from their investment with Thirdi Group.

Ashleigh Button

General Manager

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Ashleigh is the General Manager for Thirdi Group, combining a background in project management and a love of building and design, to successfully deliver a diverse range of projects for the Thirdi team.

Ashleigh’s experience includes managing the development and project management of house and land projects across Australia and assisted in the creation and development of our award winning online project management portal. In her current role, Ashleigh oversees new projects that help grow and diversify Thirdi Group, including the development of the award winning Augmented Reality application ARTi and the recent launch of Third Age Villages, Thirdi’s most recent expansion into the Senior’s Living Sector.

Working in the residential real estate industry since 2009, Ashleigh has been recognised for her attention to detail and problem solving acumen. She brings a tailored approach to each project, with consideration of the client expectations and the overall outcomes desired for each task she undertakes.

In her free time, she enjoys heading out on adventures to see the world, completing ocean swims & triathlons and at the end of 2015 completed the New York Marathon after raising over $13,000 for Amnesty International.

Ashleigh is committed to community service, having raised over $20,000 for charity in 2017 through various fundraising activities.

Katie Fisher

Sales Experience Manager

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Katie Fisher is our Sales Experience Manager, and is responsible for managing and improving our relationships with all of our clients across Newcastle and Sydney. Katie works closely with our Marketing Manager in coming up with new marketing ideas on customer experience and client relationships.

Katie has an extensive Sales & Marketing and Client Management background, with over 5 years’ experience working in Prime Central London across some of the most successful and well known developments.

Coming from London she enjoys spending time outside and taking in all that Australia has to offer….including the beaches.

Callum Billinghurst

Head of Sales

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Callum is Thirdi Group’s Senior Business Development Manager for the Asia Pacific Region and brings to his role a passion for establishing and maintaining corporate relationships.

With an extensive background in the aviation and tourism industries, Callum has developed strong corporate relations skills and has successfully transferred these skills to the Property Development Industry.

Living in China for over 4 years allowed Callum not only to become fluent in Mandarin but also to act as a cultural ambassador, bridging gaps between Asian and Western culture.

Callum combines his passion for exceptional corporate relationships with his solid business acumen and foreign relations experience to ensure strong business and client relationships are maintained with all Thirdi Group stakeholders.


Marchese Partners

Marchese Partners is a global consultancy with offices in Australia, NZ, Asia, the UK and Spain.

Over the past two decades Marchese Partners has embarked on a mission to enhance the standard of Seniors Living and Aged Care design globally, and design environments for residents to live their best lives, achieving longevity.

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