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About Us

We are genuine and we care, always considering the human side of what we do.

Our story

At Hamton, we seek to realise a better tomorrow through developing well-considered projects for the people of Melbourne.

We care deeply about what we put our name to, the organisations we choose to work with, the individuals and communities who we ultimately develop for and the type of legacy that we leave.

Since 2005 we’ve cemented our reputation as a trusted industry leader, operating with the philosophy that success is earned, never taken for granted. We view each and every one of our development projects as an opportunity to improve Melbourne’s urban landscape, while surpassing industry standards and delivering exceptional levels of liveability.

Our track record and strategic expertise has earned the trust and co-investment of renowned established institutions across Melbourne.

Discerning in the decisions we make, we choose to work with leading partners and are supported by our team of property development specialists who exhibit best-in-class strengths with an unrivalled commitment to their craft.

We bring institutional integrity to the developments which bear the Hamton signature and deliver consistent returns in the process.

Authentically human at heart, we place great importance on developing enduring connections and considering the human side of what we do. 

We initiate and encourage open conversations with our customers and our partners to understand their aspirations and enrich their future. Reinvigorating the urban locations in which we operate and helping to create meaningful, vibrant communities.

We embrace a culture of courage. Unapologetic in the manner in which we pursue excellence, we foster innovation, invite curiosity and embrace an appetite to do it better as maintaining the status quo is never enough. Challenging industry norms in order to deliver exceptional outcomes is our goal.

We view every day as an opportunity for betterment in our pursuit of delivering people places that they will love.

We are Hamton. Realising a better tomorrow.

Our values

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Authentically human

We place great importance on developing long lasting human connections by being genuine and listening to the needs of our customers, our team and our partners. 

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Living a culture of courage

We invite curiosity and always question the status quo or industry norm in our pursuit of excellence and finding ways that we can do a better job.

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Committed to community

We strive to create a positive legacy for our stakeholders, partners, residents and our home city of Melbourne for generations to come.

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Discerning decision makers

We knowingly choose who we work with and the sort of work we want to do. We make decisions based on intelligent informed judgments using both our head and heart.

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Masters of our craft

We are excellent at what we do and we are uncompromising in our pursuit of quality.

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Trusted to deliver

With a proven track record as an industry leading property developer, we continue to do the things that earn, build and maintain trust with our customers, team and partners so that we always deliver exceptional outcomes.
PROVEN EXPERIENCE

We have the expertise to bring to life our shared vision for a better tomorrow.

Our team

Good people, with industry leading minds and proven expertise.

Our team

Good people, with industry leading minds and proven expertise.

Paul is a former lawyer and investment banker who has been actively involved in property development since 1997. He co-founded Hamton in 2005.

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Paul is a former lawyer and investment banker who has been actively involved in property development since 1997. He co-founded Hamton in 2005.

His professional passion is finding and delivering solutions to complex and challenging development opportunities.

Paul is the first Australian to have climbed the Seven Summits (the highest peak on every continent on Earth, including Everest) and complete the Polar Hat-Trick (North Pole, Greenland Crossing and South Pole), including being a member of the first all-Australian team to establish a new route from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole unsupported and unassisted. He has been a member of four expeditions sponsored by the Australian Geographic Society, including a 1,000km expedition through unexplored Amazon jungle (the mountainous Sierra del Divisor region in Peru). His expeditions have been captured in TV documentaries aired on Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel globally.

He is involved with a number of charities and not-for-profits, including as Co-Chairman of the National Board of the FMAA, the largest Bachelor of Commerce university student club in Australia, with branches across all of the country’s best university campuses.

Paul received an Order of Australia Medal in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours for service to exploration and to business.

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Matt is the joint owner of Hamton Property Group. Prior to becoming a joint owner of Hamton in 2015, Matt was a key senior executive in the business since its inception.

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Matt is the joint owner of Hamton Property Group.

Prior to becoming a joint owner of Hamton in 2015, Matt was a key senior executive in the business since its inception.

After obtaining a double degree in Engineering (civil/structural) and Business (finance) at Swinburne University (graduating with Honours) in 2003, Matt started his career in project management before becoming a Development Manager and then Development Director with Hamton, where he has led the largest and most complex of the company’s award-winning projects.

He has been a regular guest lecturer for undergraduate and post graduate courses in property at the University of Melbourne and RMIT and has a strong interest in mentoring young people in the property development industry.

He enjoys playing golf whenever an opportunity arises. Having been quite handy as a youngster, these days there’s a great divide between his best and worst.

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Erin doubles in the Hamton team as both Operations Manager and Executive assistant to Paul and Matt.

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Erin doubles in the Hamton team as both Operations Manager and Executive assistant to Paul and Matt. She brings with her a wealth of experience across many business facets including office management, finance, OH&S accreditation, HR, IT, marketing and PR. Erin approaches all aspects of any job with a positive, hardworking attitude and is passionate about helping find solutions to any challenges.

Outside of the office, Erin enjoys spending her time with her partner and their staffy. Usually somewhere near water, in the sunshine and with friends. She travels home to see her family in country NSW any chance she gets.

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Originating from a marketing and event management background, Tracey moved into property in 2002.  Her first role was with MAB Corporation selling the first stages of NewQuay Docklands.

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Originating from a marketing and event management background, Tracey moved into property in 2002.  Her first role was with MAB Corporation selling the first stages of NewQuay Docklands.  She then worked on many high profile developments including Aerial Camberwell Junction, Clara South Yarra before joining Hamton as Sales Manager in 2012.  In this role she was the key sales person on 50 Albert South Melbourne, Malvern Hill and the award winning Eden, Haven and Sanctuary project in Abbotsford.

Following a passion for country living, Tracey lives between the city and her farm in the Macedon Ranges where she is breeding warmblood and German Riding Pony horses.

Tracey has rejoined Hamton in 2019 for the Moonee Valley project.

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Danielle has a 10+ year career within the property industry, working on behalf of many leading national and international property developers.

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Danielle has a 10+ year career within the property industry, working on behalf of many leading national and international property developers.

Prior to joining Hamton in 2018, Danielle spent the last 5 years with Australia’s largest independent property marketing agency, successfully planning and executing strategies for land, medium density and apartment projects.

With a wealth of knowledge in the sector, Danielle’s passion is creating unique project campaigns that lead the market.  

Danielle and her partner share a love for design and have recently completed an extensive renovation of their own home.

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Steve has extensive experience in the property development and funds management sectors. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant. 

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Steve has extensive experience in the property development and funds management sectors. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant. As CFO of Hamton, he has responsibility for the group’s financial control, strategic planning, reporting, taxation and treasury management, in addition to oversight of several of the operational business lines.

Prior to joining Hamton, Steve spent 5 years as the CFO of Oliver Hume Real Estate Group and Oliver Hume Property Funds, presiding over all accounting, financial and taxation matters, with overall responsibility for the treasury and reporting functions across multiple property syndications along with securing project debt facilities.

He spent the first 8 years of his career with Pitcher Partners in its Business Assurance & Advisory Division, including various special projects and secondments.

Steve and his wife spend most of their spare time running around after their three young children. In the rare gaps, Steve can be found on the golf course or tinkering with his vintage Mustang.

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Pete joined Hamton in March 2011 and has worked on numerous of its projects, the various Hamton operating businesses and the Hameister family group interests.

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Pete joined Hamton in March 2011 and has worked on numerous of its projects, the various Hamton operating businesses and the Hameister family group interests.

He has played an integral role in establishing the budget and reporting systems that are used throughout the group and has also overseen the establishment and sale of various businesses across the journey so far.

Originally from Perth, Pete is now fully engrossed in the Melbourne lifestyle. He likes to keep fit by utilising the various running tracks around town and completed the 2013 Melbourne Marathon. Pete is also a keen golfer, with a goal of getting his handicap back down to single figures.

Pete has Hamton to thank for meeting his wife Nicole (a former employee).

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Justin joined Hamton in 2020 bringing over 10 years’ of experience in the Melbourne property development industry in a career that has included working as an Architect as well as a Development Manager.

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Justin joined Hamton in 2020 bringing over 10 years’ of experience in the Melbourne property development industry in a career that has included working as an Architect as well as a Development Manager.

Justin’s prior experience includes 5 years working as a Development Manager at Goldfields and Chun Group, managing mixed use residential and commercial developments and 6 years in Architecture and Interior Design offices Jackson Clements Burrrows and Carr Design Group. He holds both a Bachelor of Property and Construction and a Master of Architecture from The University of Melbourne.

Justin enjoys spending time with his family and weekends at the beach or the farm in the Western Districts.

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With over 25 years’ experience in the property and development industry Fergus brings a wealth of knowledge and problem-solving skills to the team at Hamton.

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With over 25 years’ experience in the property and development industry Fergus brings a wealth of knowledge and problem-solving skills to the team at Hamton.

Prior to joining Hamton in 2019, Fergus held several senior leadership roles in some of Melbourne’s most successful private development groups enabling him to gain an intimate understanding of both local and international marketplaces. He very much enjoys working with like-minded people with clear objectives and goals.

Having a diverse background has resulted in some of the most successful sales and marketing programs across Australia & New Zealand.

When not at work Fergus enjoys spending time with his 4 children, entertaining family & friends and is very much looking forward to being able to travel again!

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Lily is a former practicing lawyer who spent 4 years working in a property and commercial legal team at a boutique firm.

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Lily is a former practicing lawyer who spent 4 years working in a property and commercial legal team at a boutique firm. She is currently completing further study at RMIT in Law and Emerging Technology. Lily joined Hamton in 2021, pursuing her passion for property, working across various workstreams as part of the development team.
 
Lily is also committed to volunteer and advocacy work, with a particular interest in Human Rights, and has experience working in community-run legal centres, Oxfam Australia and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
 
Outside of work, Lily enjoys running, swimming and yoga to keep fit and loves cooking for friends and family.

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Ash joined the team in mid-2021 as the first member to be hired via a team’s interview. With over 3 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, Ash has been heavily involved in delivering boutique and greenfield residential developments.

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Ash joined the team in mid-2021 as the first member to be hired via a team’s interview. With over 3 years’ experience in the property and construction industry, Ash has been heavily involved in delivering boutique and greenfield residential developments.

Having recently completed a Bachelor of Property and Real Estate at Deakin University, Ash is eagerly exploring her options to complete a master’s degree in which she is aiming to begin in early 2022. Ash’s passion for the property development industry was sparked when negotiating commercial leases for one of Australia’s largest retailers which lead her towards site acquisitions for a boutique developer, into a mixed Assistant Development Manager and Project Manager role.

In her spare time, Ash loves outdoor sports, spending time water skiing at Lake Eildon in the summer, and Snowboarding or Skiing at Mt Buller in the Winter. Between seasons, you will find her at Bright downhill bike riding or walking her miniature dachshund Zephyr.

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Cameron joined Hamton amid the turmoil of 2020. He comes with 14 years experience working in the property development and construction industries. 

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Cameron joined Hamton amid the turmoil of 2020. He comes with 14 years experience working in the property development and construction industries. Prior to joining Hamton, Cameron spent 4 years at Icon Developments and was responsible for delivering numerous boutique multi-residential developments and commercial offices.

Holding a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and Bachelor of Business Management, he started his career as an Engineer before becoming a Project Manager where his passion for residential and commercial development grew. He brings that same passion to the developments he managers now, striving to ensure each one is industry leading.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife and little girl, cooking and fishing in Port Phillip Bay.

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Sally has worked in the property industry since 2006 with experience across residential construction, land development and medium density projects in Victoria, Western Australia, and Queensland.

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Sally has worked in the property industry since 2006 with experience across residential construction, land development and medium density projects in Victoria, Western Australia, and Queensland.

Joining Hamton in April 2021, Sally brings with her a wealth of strategic marketing experience including brand development, retail campaigns and lead generation. Passionate about all things brand, Sally enjoys getting stuck into new project launches and positioning them uniquely in the market.

Born and raised in sunny Perth, you will find Sally at the beach whenever the weather allows it or exploring Melbourne’s best restaurants and wine bars. 

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Nick joined the team in 2019 with almost 7 years’ experience in the property and construction industries.

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Nick joined the team in 2019 with almost 7 years’ experience in the property and construction industries.

After 5 years at Multiplex building landmark apartment projects across the CBD, Nick joined a local property developer working on several residential projects across Melbourne prior to starting at Hamton.

Holding both a Bachelor of Environments (Construction) from The University of Melbourne and a Master of Business from Monash University, Nick brings real focus, diligence and enthusiasm to every project he works on.

When not behind his desk or on site, Nick is a hopeless amateur sportsman – still regularly playing both Football and Cricket on weekends when his body allows.

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With around 15 years of experience in the property development industry, Brad’s expertise lies in getting projects into construction and seeing them through to completion.

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With around 15 years of experience in the property development industry, Brad’s expertise lies in getting projects into construction and seeing them through to completion.
 
 Brad owns a project management consulting business which provides a range of services to the property development industry. Prior to establishing this business, Brad spent over 3 years at a leading project management consultancy, before moving in-house to leading private development companies such as Hamton. Brad is a problem solver and always seeking a win-win.
 
 If Brad isn’t at the office or on a construction site, you may find him on one of Melbourne’s running tracks. Brad’s passion for running and adventure led him to the Sahara desert and completing the Marathon des Sables in 2015. 

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Our Joint Venture Partners

We are privileged to work with some of Melbourne's-leading cultural and financial institutions, bringing integrity to the heart of everything we do.

Moonee Valley Racing Club
Moonee Valley Racing Club

Moonee Valley Racing Club

Established in 1883, Moonee Valley Racing Club is a significant part of Victoria's racing heritage and a vital part of the cultural fabric of Melbourne and the Moonee Ponds community. The Club's development partnership with Hamton/Hostplus heralds a world-class renewal of the racing club and its facilities ensuring the future of the Club for generations to come. 
North Melbourne Football Club
North Melbourne Football Club

North Melbourne Football Club

Established in 1869, NMFC took up residence at Arden Street Oval in 1882. Today the Club has around 40,000 members and over 260,000 passionate supporters. Hamton's partnership with NMFC has helped shape the Arden Structure Plan, the Club's vision for the precinct and secure commercial development opportunities that support the future of the Club in Arden.
Hostplus
Hostplus

Hostplus

Hostplus is deeply committed to supporting the Australian hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport sectors. With circa $70 billion funds under management and over 1.3 million members, Hostplus has a longstanding investment partnership with Hamton. 
ISPT Super Property
ISPT Super Property

ISPT Super Property

ISPT has been investing in Australian property opportunities for over 25 years, has around $20 billion in funds under management and represents the superannuation savings of around 50% of working Australians. ISPT/Hamton development joint ventures span multiple projects over a period in excess of 14 years. 
Eden, Haven, Sanctuary, Abbotsford

Awards & Recognition

Our commitment to excellence is realised on every step of the development and customer journey.