Our team

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.


Management team

Stuart Denney
Senior Branch Manager

Stuart is a licensed Strata Manager with 11+ years of experience in the strata industry. He became part of PICA Group in 2019 specialising in the management of complex mixed-use developments, large strata schemes, community associations, building management committees and co-operatives. Prior to working with PICA Group, Stuart worked as a strata consultant on numerous prestigious and well-known developments across Sydney. Stuart was awarded Strata Manager of the Year in 2014 by Strata Community Australia NSW and was runner up in 2012.

Beth Cocking
Branch Manager

Beth is a licensed Strata Manager with over eight years of experience in the industry managing a range of schemes including residential, commercial and large mixed-use schemes. Beth started with PICA Group in 2016 and continually focuses on building relationships with committee members, owners, building managers and other stakeholders to ensure the property you have developed is maintained for years to come.


Strata Managers

Maria Maire
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 mediation sessions on behalf of strata committees.

James Adamo
Strata Manager

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.

Rita Haddad
Strata Manager

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.