The Echo Realty team has a combined 50 years of property and real estate experience with a combined 23 years of specialist affordable housing experience. There is no other choice, Echo Realty are the affordable housing experts.
Charlie Souma, Senior Manager
Charlie Souma is the team manager of echorealty, overseeing all property managers and the day to day business management. Charlie has a hands on approach working directly with his staff and clients, meeting one on one with developers and potential clients to ensure they have a smooth, professional and positive experience with echorealty.
Charlie has 15 years real estate experience including being an affordable housing specialist since 2009. His leadership experience in the social, affordable and private sector has resulted in strong team cohesion and resulted in high quality and reliable service for clients.
Charlie is passionate about affordable housing sector providing housing options for low to moderate income earners because it bridges the gap between social and private housing and also provides an opportunity to work and partner with developers and Not For Profit’s to come up with innovative ways to deliver sustainable long term affordable housing options that is sustainable for both tenants and investors.
Carol Wong, Property Manager
Carol Wong has 10 years of property management and real estate experience, having spent the last six years working as an affordable housing specialist property manager. Carol’s strong communication and organisational skills means she offers both landlords and tenants reliable, honest and direct customer service. Carol’s up to date industry knowledge and commitment to her clients combined with her patient and understanding manner always provides the best possible outcome for all parties, she’s always looking for a win-win result.
Carol is passionate about affordable housing because she sees the benefits is provides to her tenants lives. Carol feels her role as an echorealty property manager is community driven and enjoys being able to use her expertise to create a positive social impact and make a difference in her clients lives.
Charlotte Siniska, Property Manager
Charlotte Siniska forms part of echorealty’s dedicated property management team. As an energetic and self-motivated property manager, Charlotte has over nine years’ property services and real estate experience, and brought her knowledge and passion to echorealty in 2017.
As a property manager, Charlotte’s exceptional customer service and communication skills as well as her lived experience means she has the ability to think on her feet in times of need and has the knowledge, education and experience to assist clients with their tenancy and property related issues. Charlotte is passionate about her role and takes an honest and professional approach to working with her clients. Charlotte finds working in the affordable housing space very rewarding, being able to fill the housing gap for people who are locked out of the private market, struggling to make ends meet.
Joel Flowers, Property Manager
Joel Flowers has been involved with the property market since he was 18 years old and with eight years’ experience already under his belt, his skills are welcomed as part of echorealty’s property management team. Joel spent 2.5 years operating his own real estate agency in Western Sydney managing residential sales and property management before moving across to echorealty in 2016.
With his detailed knowledge of the Residential Tenancies Act, Joel ensures that all matters can be handled effectively and as efficiently as possible. Joel has an approachable demeanour and provides all of his clients both landlords and tenants a high level of customer service based on prompt communication, attention to detail, handling requests in a timely matter, and mutual respect. Joel has extensive knowledge of local real estate markets and demands, and is passionate about connecting residents to homes that are close to their family, support networks and facilities that allow them to work in their communities.
Micheal Gherm, Property Manager
Micheal Gherm forms part of echorealty’s dedicate property management team. With eight years real estate and property management experience, Micheal has spent the last five years as an affordable housing management specialist. With the education and experience behind him, Micheal is a detail orientated professional who offers client’s high quality customer service and the peace of mind that their property and tenancy is in good hands. Micheal values honesty and respect, and applies these values in his client focused work ethic.
Micheal believes that the affordable housing sector is vital in today’s Sydney market to ensure that people can live and be able to actively contribute to their community in a meaningful way without the burden of housing stress.