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Meet the team

We assist home buyers as well as investors who want to grow their wealth.

Metropole real estate was founded by Michael Yardney in 1979 and with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, the Metropole property strategists are Australia’s premier independent property consultants. Over the years our multi award winning team have bought, advised, invested in, negotiated for, developed, built or project managed hundreds and hundreds of million of dollars worth of property to create wealth for our clients.

And we can do the same for you!

Michael Yardney

Michael Yardney

Director

Michael Yardney is a successful property investor and developer. He is a best selling author and publisher of Australia’s leading property investment e-magazine Property Investment Update. His opinions as a property commentator are highly sought after and frequently quoted in the press. Michael has been awarded the title of Austarlia's leading property investment adviser and he has probably educated more successful property investors than anyone else in Australia.

Gavin Taylor

Gavin Taylor

Director

Gavin Taylor trained as an architect, has an MBA in property law and finance and has worked with major property developers in both South Africa and Australia. This gives him the background to understand property and in particular property development from all angles.

As a national director of Metropole based in Melbourne, Gavin has helped this company become a leading property development manager. As a property investor himself, he applies the lessons from his personal experience to achieve maximum benefit for clients undertaking similar investment strategies.

Ken Raiss, CPA

Ken Raiss, CPA

Director, Metropole Wealth Advisory

Ken is director of Metropole Wealth Advisory, and gives independent expert advice for high net worth individuals and their families, professionals and business owners.

Ken is a certified practicing account and over the last 12 years Ken has helped many of Metropole’s clients by providing individually tailored solution integrating the core disciplines of taxation, superannuation and property investment interwoven with finance, asset protection, succession and estate planning, personal risk insurances and philanthropy.

Kate Forbes, CFA

Kate Forbes, CFA

National Director - Property Strategy

Kate Forbes has 17 years of investment experience in financial markets in two continents. She is qualified in multiple disciplines and is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA). Her varied investment experience combined with her theoretical studies help her to maximise results for her clients as she is able to take a holistic approach to structuring a property investment portfolio. Kate is known for her integrity, ethics, approachability and breadth of knowledge. As an investor herself she understands the stakes involved and how to get the best results.

Complimentary obligation-free strategy session

Greg Hankinson

Greg Hankinson

Director Metropole Constructions

Greg is a Registered Building Practitioner and holds a Gold Membership with the Housing Industry Association and National Kitchen and Bathrooms Association. Specialising in the domestic investment market of Melbourne, Greg has 20 years’ experience in all aspects of residential construction, development and renovation. Greg’s expertise in building and construction for the investment market is unmatched and along with his team of highly qualified tradesmen can quickly transform your investment property into a high performing investment vehicle.

Philippa Cheyne

Philippa Cheyne

State Manager Victoria Property Management

Philippa is a Licensed Estate Agent with nearly 20 years property management experience. She uses her wealth of knowledge and experience to oversee the running of our Melbourne property management team to maximise the returns for our clients.

Bryce Yardney

Bryce Yardney

Property Development Strategist

Bryce Yardney has been working at Metropole since completing his Bachelor of Project Management in 2011. His passion and enthusiasm bring plenty of highly valued energy to the Projects & Development team. Bryce has successfully completed many development projects and helps his clients source, secure and complete medium density development projects.

David Cohen

David Cohen

Buyers Agent - Melbourne

David Cohen, is a licensed estate agent and “has property in his blood”. He began investing in property at an early age and as a very significant property investor himself he understands how to select properties that will outperform the general market In his 15 years in the industry David has successfully negotiated buying and selling over 1000 properties. He has been with Metropole for over 6 years and is still as passionate about getting the best results for his clients as he has always been. Today he uses his finely honed and developed skills to ensure his clients receive the best deals and opportunities available.

Complimentary obligation-free strategy session

Lynda McNeill

Lynda McNeill

Buyers Agent - Melbourne

Lynda McNeill has built a strong career in real estate. She is best known for her honest, hardworking, professional attitude towards providing exceptional customer service to all that she meets. Known by her clients for her friendly can do attitude, high level of communication, exceptional product knowledge having years of experience in both the building industry and general real estate coupled with her strong negotiation skills to achieve the highest possible standard.

Teale Collison

Teale Collison

National Department Manager

With over 8 years’ experience in the real estate industry and a keen interest in property investment, Teale plays a key role in ensuring our client’s expectations are met. As our National Buyers Agency Department Manager her dedication to building long term relationships with our clients and her professional and friendly approach ensures they get the best from their investment journey.

Teresa Angelone

Teresa Angelone

Client Relationship Manager

Within her role Theresa secures new rental managements and listings whilst establishing and maintaining relationships with her landlords and referral sources. One of her key roles in a letting campaign is to secure quality tenants in a timely manner to minimise vacancy and increase return on investment. At Metropole Theresa works in a strategic manner to achieve this result and ensure a seamless transition from planning, advertising, leasing and transitioning to a Property Manager.

Jessie Yates

Jessie Yates

Property Manager

Jessie has been with Metropole for over 7 years and over that period Jessie has earned the respect of landlords and tenants alike for her caring nature, efficiency and willingness to provide them with timely, helpful advice on a broad range of issues, large and small. Jessie says that because of the ongoing nature of property management she deals with the same group of clients on a regular basis and consequently has the opportunity to develop lasting business relationships with them, which is very rewarding. Property owners are vesting enormous responsibility in her and she goes to great lengths to ensure their valuable investment is managed to the highest standard.

Ben Broadley

Ben Broadley

Property Manager

Ben developed a taste for all things real estate after purchasing his first investment property in 2005. Now over a decade later he is utilising his years of real estate experience as a Property Manager at Metropole Property Strategists. Ben is known for his no-fuss attitude and ability to quickly build rapport with landlords and tenants alike. He enjoys the day-to-day challenges of the job, resolving conflicts, addressing property issues and exceeding his client’s needs and expectations.

Joy Robertson

Joy Robertson

Property Manager

With her calm demeanour, organised approach and attention to detail, Joy aims to provide outstanding service to her clients. She enjoys the challenges and variety that property management brings and the fact that no two days are the same.

Chris Coster

Chris Coster

Property Manager

Chris has been with Metropole for over 2 years and comes from a hospitality background with customer service being a core value and of upmost importance. He thoroughly enjoys the contact with people that comes with Property Management and the new challenges it brings every day. Chris hopes to ensure every landlord and tenant experience an exceptional level of customer service above and beyond their expectations.

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