Management Team

Each member of our Management Team brings individual expertise and specialist experience to our business. But they are united in delivering our vision of a successful, diversified family-owned company built on respect, trust, excellence, and quality.

Matthew Palmieri – Development Manager

Matthew joined Eastcourt in 2021, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the planning, design and delivery of large-scale greenfield and complex infill residential developments.

A consummate communicator, Matthew fosters a collaborative working environment for our project team, ensuring value-adding opportunities are identified and implemented through the full project life cycle.

Matthew’s technical and analytical skills result in informed decisions and ensure timely, practical and cost-efficient outcomes, for our contemporary residential developments and stakeholders alike.

Committed to making sure our residents are proud to call their Eastcourt Living estate home, Matthew brings a balanced approach to project delivery.

Supporting the Eastcourt philosophy of always looking at the big picture, he fully considers both the social and environmental outcomes, as well as the commercial.

Sam Gill – General Manager – Land Development

Sam brings experience working on thriving master-planned residential communities for some of Australia’s largest diversified property groups to his role with Eastcourt.

Possessing detailed knowledge and skills across the full project life cycle, he applies rigour and fresh thinking to all aspects of our residential developments.

Sam’s technical expertise is complemented by his ability to build strong and
collaborative relationships with consultants, sub-contractors, stakeholders, and the community.

This ensures our projects deliver sound commercial outcomes and lasting benefits for the people who call our Eastcourt Living estates home.

Tom Oosterhof – Chief Executive Officer

Tom joined Eastcourt in 2015 and has been instrumental in our evolution into a diversified investment firm and a partner of choice for legacy-creating development projects.

Tom takes pride in building lasting relationships and robust partnerships with our valued clients, suppliers and indeed all stakeholders.

As Chief Executive Officer, Tom encourages a high-performance culture that supports Eastcourt’s growth strategy and empowers our people to make a difference in everything they do.

Building on our rich and successful heritage, he drives an exciting vision for our family-owned company.

Michael Oosterhof – Executive Chairman

Michael has built Eastcourt into one of Western Australia’s most respected property development and investment companies.

For more than 40 years, he has been a leader in identifying Perth’s growth corridors and acquiring and developing well-connected land located to meet future demand.

From cleverly-designed industrial estates and customised commercial premises to residential estates offering choice and lifestyle amenity, Michael has quietly and consistently demonstrated his ability to innovate and deliver land developments with integrity.

In his role as Executive Chairman, Michael ensures our company sets the
benchmark for professional, sustainable development.

Craig Matthews – Group General Manager

Craig is a respected professional of the Western Australian property sector, with a proven track record in delivering quality industrial, commercial, and residential land projects.

With well over a decade in senior management at Eastcourt, Craig provides
oversight across all facets of our operations.

Craig keeps Eastcourt at the forefront of supplying contemporary industrial estates and purpose-built premises to support the productivity, sustainability, and employment needs of our clients.

He also oversees the company’s visionary transformation of residential land into urban neighbourhoods that proudly bear the Eastcourt Living banner.

Michelle Richardson – Manager Finance and Administration

Michelle manages the financial and administrative activities of our business to ensure Eastcourt achieves its growth and sustainability objectives.

She provides high level strategic and business planning advice and reporting insights to assist our Management Team to make optimum decisions for the company and our people.

Michelle maintains a best practice approach to policy compliance, accounting, transparent procurement, and budget performance monitoring across every aspect of our business.

This commitment to the highest standards of financial management and
administrative efficiency has contributed significantly to Eastcourt’s corporate reputation.

Franziska Forrer – Property Manager

Franziska is an Architectural Technician with extensive experience in facilities management for large industrial sites and multi-sites operated by some of Australia’s most prominent names in distribution, manufacturing, and logistics.

Known for her extraordinary attention to detail and can-do attitude, she is the trusted link between Eastcourt and our valued property tenants.

Responsible for negotiating maintenance contracts and organising the effective management of buildings, grounds, plant, and equipment, Franziska, has earned high praise for our Eastcourt Property offering.

Genuinely responsive and a great communicator, she turns standard landlord/tenant relationships into true partnerships.

Rory Feely – General Manager – Commercial Property

Rory combines an innate technical understanding of commercial property with exceptional business acumen, integrity, and a collaborative mindset.

Skilled in property marketing, leasing negotiations, portfolio management and business development, he prides himself on building strong tenant relationships and delivering valuable property development and project outcomes.

He is a confident property advisor and transaction specialist who provides strategic insights to our commercial property acquisitions and development capability.

A dedicated property career professional, Rory joined our multi-generational family business in 2021, bringing with him years of experience with one of the biggest names in commercial and industrial real estate in Perth.

As well as establishing new business relationships, Rory is instrumental in maintaining the strong client partnerships Eastcourt has built over the past 40 years.

Kerryn Swann – Property Manager

Kerryn joined Eastcourt in 2022, bringing intimate knowledge and expertise in property and facilities management and administration developed through roles in a variety of national and multinational industrial businesses.

With a diversified skill set in managing industrial and commercial facilities, Kerryn is able to understand and respond to tenants’ requirements to ensure successful outcomes and long-lasting and collaborative relationships with our tenants.

She prides herself in her diligent and personable approach when it comes to looking after our tenants’ needs, and is committed to ensuring the ongoing successful partnership between our tenants and Eastcourt.