Our People

Our people

Leah Calnan

Director

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Director

Lives: Murrumbeena

Hometown: Wantirna

What would you name the autobiography of your life? The question isn’t who’s going to let me; its who is going to stop me.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a donkey. I would love to have more animals. Rescue other animals & ensure they are loved.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Hanging out with my pony – Skippy & my husband & boys.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Princess Diana.

What three traits define you? Resilient, Passionate & Stubborn.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Something to do with animals.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? High school won’t define you. Every decade of your life you learn, grow and develop. Enjoy every moment – even the tough times.

 

Belinda Hocking

Executive Assistant to Leah Calnan

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Executive Assistant to Leah Calnan

Lives: Upwey

Hometown: Launceston, Tasmania

What would you name the autobiography of your life? It is what it is!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Travel through the South of France and Italy

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Watch the Real Housewives of New Jersey, New York or Beverly Hills with a wine

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Carrie Bradshaw

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Tiger Woods

What three traits define you? Strong, Selfless & Driven

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Professional wine taster

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Enjoy the ride!

 

Julia Sharp

Operations Manager

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Operations Manager

Lives: Preston

Hometown: Preston, Victoria

What would you name the autobiography of your life?

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do?

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time?

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose?

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?

What three traits define you?

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?

 

Jan Morrison

General Accounts Administrator

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: General Accounts Administrator

Lives: Maroochydore

Hometown: Melbourne

What would you name the autobiography of your life? My Life, My Joys.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Celebrate with family, friends & a good bottle of champagne.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Reading a good novel or take a short walk.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Iron Man.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Dalai Lama.

What three traits define you? Integrity, Responsibility & Loyalty.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I would run a health retreat.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Always trust your heart & “gut feelings”.

 

Emma Potts

Leasing Team Leader

03 9831 3037 |

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Position at Metro: Leasing Team Leader

Lives: Lynbrook

Hometown: Loxton, SA

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Emma; The Harsh Truth of Overcoming Yourself.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house with a decent yard so I can adopt more dogs!

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Listening to true crime podcasts.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Ginny Weasley from the books, not the movies!

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? I’d love to have a coffee with Sir Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.

What three traits define you? Quirky, Kind & Introverted.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Forensic Crime Scene Investigator.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? No matter what happens, you are strong enough to face anything & always listen to your instincts, don’t doubt yourself.

 

Jane Tilling

Leasing Specialist

03 9831 3025 | 0434 313 585

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Position at Metro: Leasing Specialist

Lives: Melbourne

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

What would you name the autobiography of your life?

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Go back to St Barts

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Overthink all of my outstanding plans

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Red – Fraggle Rock

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Andy Warhol

What three traits define you? Respect, Caring & Honest

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Political Writer

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Live Life Largely!

Sam Martin

Leasing Specialist

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Leasing Specialist

Lives: Wantirna

Hometown: Mont Albert

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a new car

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? RZA

What three traits define you? Integrity, Responsibility & Loyalty.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Electrician

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Invest in Bitcoin

 

Zakariah Trotter

Leasing Specialist

03 9831 3005 | 0400 817 223

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Position at Metro: Leasing Specialist

Lives: Heathmont

Hometown: Vermont

What would you name the autobiography of your life? The chronicles of a boy who never shuts his mouth

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy all my family and friends new cars and invest in property

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Whatever Netflix show that I happen to be binging at the time

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Tony Stark

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Bradley Cooper or Kobe Bryant

What three traits define you? Loyalty, Perseverance, Courage

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I’d love to be a sports commentator or radio host

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Invest all of your pocket money in Bitcoin

 

Deborah Moussa

Senior Property Manager

03 9831 3020 | 0434 313 588

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Position at Metro: Senior Property Manager

Lives: Dandenong North

Hometown: London

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Oh where oh where has my hair gone & waist line!!!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Quit my job! Travel the world with my family.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Bubble bath, glass of wine & a good book.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Willy Wonka – Having an endless supply of chocolate! Chocolate! In your own chocolate factory, yum! Who wouldn’t want that?

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Gerard Butler ‘P.S. I Love You’

What three traits define you? Family Orientated, Caring & Good sense of humour.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Getaway Travel TV Presenter – meeting new people from around the world – seeing different countries & cultures, how amazing.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Save your money & invest so you can retire at a young age.

Lauren Van der Ploeg

Senior Property Manager

03 9831 3018 | 0457 817 000

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Position at Metro: Senior Property Manager

Lives: Ringwood

Hometown: Healesville

What would you name the autobiography of your life? How to multi task & still be successful, I think it would be more of a self help book.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Give some money to all of the people that I care about.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? I rarely have 30 minutes free time but usually if I do I spend it doing something fun with my kids of if my kids are not there, listen to music.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Sherlock Holmes – because I love a good mystery!

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Chris Cornell.

What three traits define you? Caring, Talkative & Ambitious.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Some other form of customer service.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Stop worrying so much, & don’t grow up before you have too!

Kerryn Schneider

Property Manager

03 9831 3035 | 0448 222 907

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Warranwood

Hometown: Melbourne

What would you name the autobiography of your life? “What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger” – words I live by.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Take my whole family out to dinner to let them know I will pay off their mortgages.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Watch one episode of the TV series I’m watching at the time.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Nemo – because I just keep swimming.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? My grandmother, unfortunately I never met her. The stories I have been told about her makes me wish I had even just 1 hour with her.

What three traits define you? Wisdom, Attractiveness & Humour.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Do I have to pick? Last few years I just got into Real Estate!

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? That it will all work out!

Madison Green

Property Manager

03 9831 3010 | 0448 222 080

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Kilsyth

Hometown: Wonga Park

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Keep smiling.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house with a huge backyard for my dog.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Listening to music and playing with my dog.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Hermione Granger.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? My Grandfather, Evan Green, he passed when I was a baby.

What three traits define you? Enthusiastic, Caring & Reliable.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Social work for a community organisation.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Compete with your best self daily.

Elly Hemati

Property Manager

03 9831 3017 | 0434 313 582

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Croydon

Hometown: Victoria, Melbourne

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Life is what you make it!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a home for my parents

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Exercise

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Mini Mouse

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? My Grandparents

What three traits define you? Strong & Kind

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Lawyer

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Be Creative and Passionate

Chad Josman

Property Manager

03 9831 3034 |

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Caulfield South

Hometown: South Africa

What would you name the autobiography of your life? A day in the life of Chad.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy my parents a house.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Go to the gym.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? The Flash.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Bruce Lee.

What three traits define you? Loyal, Hardworking & Spontaneous.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Open my own Martial Arts gym.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? There is no such thing as failure, just lessons learned.

Jay Calaunan

Property Manager

03 9831 3034 | 0434 313 583

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Noble Park

Hometown: Philippines

What would you name the autobiography of your life? A day in the life of Chad.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy my parents a house.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Go to the gym.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? The Flash.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Bruce Lee.

What three traits define you? Loyal, Hardworking & Spontaneous.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Open my own Martial Arts gym.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? There is no such thing as failure, just lessons learned.

Hollie Mannering

Assistant Property Manager

03 9831 3031 |

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Position at Metro: Assistant Property Manager

Lives:Mill Park

Hometown: Albury, NSW

What would you name the autobiography of your life? The Main Character.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house and holiday.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Spending time with family and friends.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Emily from “Emily in Paris”.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Beyonce

What three traits define you? Honesty, Gratitude & Integrity.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Something along the lines of social work.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? You’re doing way better than you think you are.

Sharni Ward

Customer Care

03 9831 3011 | 0434 313 579

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Position at Metro: Customer Care

Lives: Mooroolbark

Hometown: Too many different houses

What would you name the autobiography of your life? For Real

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy my mum a house & create a safe haven for dogs

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Easting & Talking

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Not Sure

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Heath Ledger

What three traits define you? Bubbly, Easy Going & Loves Dogs

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Buyers Advocate

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Nothing – It may change who I grow up to be and I appreciate all my challenges and the things I have learnt

Tanaiya Moussa

Customer Care

03 9831 3024 |

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Position at Metro: Customer Care

Lives: South East

Hometown: Western Sydney

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Stories my mum wouldn’t believe I did

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? I would buy a Mini Dachshund sanctuary, invest in properties & buy my dream car

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Play with my dog Moose, watch something on Netflix or see my friends

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Rick from “Rick and Morty”

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Post Malone or Brent Faiyaz

What three traits define you? Outgoing, confident and funny

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Become a famous influencer

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Actually listen to your mum’s advice

Donna Lack

Customer Care

03 9831 3011 |

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Position at Metro: Customer Care

Lives: Doncaster

Hometown: Doncaster

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Do as I say, not as I do!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? I would buy a house and have a tropical holiday

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? I like to watch Netflix

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Ahsoka Tano from Star Wars

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Paris Hilton – I think she’d be a laugh to hang with

What three traits define you? Friendly, outgoing, open-minded

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? If I had the brains I’d love to be an astronaut

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? To just relax and let things happen naturally. Everything happens for a reason

Priyanka Basak

Customer Care

03 9831 3009 | 0434 313 578

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Position at Metro: Customer Care

Lives: Deepdene

Hometown: India

What would you name the autobiography of your life? My Journey

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Travel but at the moment during COVID I would give money + provide help for medicines + oxygen to the people in need

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Sleep, Netflix and Browsing

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Michey Mouse to be loved by all kids

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? My Grandma as I still miss her

What three traits define you? Energenic, Bubbly and Smile always

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Human resource or helping people to get suitable jobs. Instead helping people to maintain their beautiful houses

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Don’t take anyone or anything for granted

Michael Valentine

Customer Care

03 9831 3032 |

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Position at Metro: Customer Care

Lives: Elsternwick

Hometown: Bendigo

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Here for It

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Purchase my first property

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Listen to and find new music

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? The Avatar

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Jennifer Lawrence

What three traits define you? Adventurous, Social & Determined

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Musician

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Believe in yourself and don’t be afraid to go after what you want!

Emily Hull

Team Support

03 9831 3012 |

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Position at Metro: Team Support / Sales

Lives: Boronia

Hometown: Warrandyte

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Pass me the wine please!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a mega yacht and travel the world with my friends.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Catching up on TV shows on the couch with my puppy.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Kim Possible.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Ellen Degeneres.

What three traits define you? Humour, Adventurous & Loyal.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Travel agent.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Believe in yourself, everything will all work out.

Melissa Gemmell

Website Management

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Website Management

Lives: Pakenham

Hometown: Forest Hill

What would you name the autobiography of your life? WINE – Story of my life.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Pay off our mortgage & our families.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Catching up on Netflix.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Anne Wheeler (Zendaya) in the Greatest Showman – so Zac Efron would love me LOL.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Robin Williams.

What three traits define you?Compassionate, Maternal & Sassy.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Be true to yourself.

Sharon Moar

Website Management

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Website Management

Lives: Frankston

Hometown: Nhill (Western Victoria)

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Where did that time go?

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Pay off our mortgage & book a long holiday.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Scrolling social media.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Santa Claus.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Princess Diana.

What three traits define you? Loyal, Trustworthy & Perceptive.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I would love to work for a not for profit helping disadvantaged or sick children.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Don’t sweat the small stuff, it will be ok.

Tracey Bartos

Compliance Manager

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Compliance Manager

Lives: Boronia

Hometown: Born in Albury – grew up in Sydney & Melbourne.

What would you name the autobiography of your life? This is me.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? After getting over the initial shock, pay off the mortgage.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Doing something for me, does not happen often with a growing family.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Wonder Woman.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Chester Bennington.

What three traits define you? Empathy, Warped sense of humour & Sarcasm.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Something to do with working with animals or I did at one stage in my life want to be a flight attendant.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Get out & explore some of the world when you leave school, the rest of life stuff can wait for a while.

Wendy Smith

Reception

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Reception

Lives: Mount Everlyn

Hometown: Malvern

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Life is more fun when you’re a menace!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy property.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Rest or play a game on my iPad.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Wicked Witch of the West.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Elvis Presley

What three traits define you? Generous, Loyal & Loving.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Racing Car driver.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? If I could have more time for horse riding and not be home.