2021 OBrien Gala Award for FY2021

On the 27th of November the OBrien Real Estate team celebrated their long-awaited end of financial year gala awards night where staff from all parts of the business were recognised for their contributions to the real estate profession. With lockdown restrictions preventing us from holding this event last year, we also celebrated our 10-year anniversary. Unlike previous years, this year’s celebration was hosted at The Timber Yard in Port Melbourne which provided a fantastic space for us all to get together and reminisce on the year that was.

This year’s event hosted 344 guest which included; staff, family/ partners and our corporate sponsors. We would like to thank everyone that attended the night and made it one to remember.

In keeping with our gala traditions, we present awards in the following 39 areas where the individual winners were:

Foundation award – individual

Gillian Hurst

Foundation award – office


Act of kindness award

Anastasia Howard

Ambassador award

Tanja Neven – Jones

Changed agent award

Ron Marshall

Rising star award

Marsh Schwallie

Agent growth award

Dimitris Koptis

PM rising star of the year award

Sarah Haire

PM team excellence Award


PM office excellence award

Genna Anderson – Wantirna

Business development Manager award

0-300 Tamara Abbott
301-600 Bridget Daly
601+ Clare Kemble

Community service – agent

Geraint Gardner and Frank Molinaro

Community service – office

Warragul and Wantirna

Administrator of the year

Greg Brydon

Leadership award – director

Matt Dewan

Leadership award – non director

Isabelle Chan

Sales support of the year

Harrison Mosley

Top director list and sell units

Matt Dewan

Top director list and sell GCI

Matt Dewan

Auctioneering award

Byron Kerr

Office top auction lister


Top auction lister

Byron Kerr

Top referral agent

Jye Read

Office Growth Award


Top office award

Carrum Downs

Top office GCI award

Carrum Downs

Top referral office


Market share award

Carrum Downs

Office efficiency award list and sell units


Office efficiency award GCI


We also gave recognition awards for the following areas where we had multiple recipient : 5 years of service, 10 years of service, industry recognition (20 years+ in the industry), Company values, Financial year achievers awards for $300-$600k GCI, $601-$900k GCI and $1.5m + GCI.

Finally, we would like to thank all our staff and guests who celebrated with us with a special thank you to our sponsors. This event could not have been possible without them so we thank them greatly for their continued support and presences at this year’s event.