The Somerville Strata Management leadership team are more than just strata management experts, they care about the their customers and staff who live in the local community.
Acting branch manager
Over the past 15 years Billy Chau has gained extensive experience in the property services industry, leading to a reputation for identifying and implementing practical solutions to challenging strata living issues. Respected for his professionalism and outstanding focus and commitment, Billy previously was a Director at Strata Community Australia (formerly the institution of Strata Title Management) assisting in strengthening industry practice for the benefit of all stakeholders.
Joining the PICA Group in 2001, his expertise was recognised by his promotion within two years to a key management role and he subsequently became part of PICA’s senior leadership team in August 2016. Prior to the PICA Group, Billy worked for eight years with a property development group in significant management positions in sales and marketing, project management and finance coordination. In addition, he has also been involved in procurement logistics, establishing building/facility management, sales/rentals division and hotel operations.
Senior strata manager
Maria manages strata plan number one – the first plan of its kind to be registered in New South Wales. She is also one of our longest serving staff members, having been with the business since 1980. Maria is a licensed strata manager and holds a real estate licence. She manages an extensive strata and company title portfolio located across the many suburbs of Sydney
Maria has extensive exposure to a large variety issues and problems, including attending a number of Department of Fair Trading mediations sessions on behalf of strata committees.
James has previously spent over ten years in the cleaning and maintenance industry where he managed his own company and maintained over 100 strata buildings.
He enjoys a very strong relationship with all his customers, and understands what is required for the successful running of a strata scheme.
Having commenced her real estate career in 2002, Rita has gained extensive experience across a range of real estate disciplines, including strata management and property management.
Rita is a licenced real estate agent, licenced strata manager and a registered property valuer. She has been affiliated with Somerville since 2005, and currently manages a portfolio of buildings throughout Sydney, including inner west, eastern suburbs and western suburbs.
Rita’s dedication, excellent organisational skills, ambition, determination and strong work ethic are the keys to her outstanding performance within a very competitive industry.