Sales Team

Meet our Sales Team

Our team of Sales Consultants are seasoned professionals and love what they do.

Collectively, they have more than 170 of real estate experience. They live and breathe the market. They know what works and what doesn’t when it comes to selling property in WA.

Our consultants are always across the latest industry trends. They are friendly, down to earth and don’t need egos to get results.

These qualities combine to ensure our clients always receive the very best advice, guidance and support.

  • Alan Draper

    General Manager

    Alan Draper heads the St Ives Realty team, having first begun as General Manager and Licensee for St Ives general real estate and retirement sales area.

    Alan has many years of experience in management and property sales, including being a driving force for Plunkett’s new home sales in Busselton. He was previously Estate Manager for Satterley’s Provence Estate in Busselton and Director/Principal of Professionals Draper & Hennessy in Perth.

    Alan moved into real estate following an early career with the WA Police.

  • Gemma Bolton

    Sales Consultant

    Gemma seamlessly blends passion, determination and excellent negotiating skills to deliver impeccable service to her clients.

    Born into a real estate family and following university studies in marketing and business law, Gemma spent three years working in property development, subdivisions and property settlements.

    Gemma joined St Ives in 2004, realising a lifelong passion to sell real estate. Now, as a mum to three young children, Gemma has successfully struck an ideal work and family-life balance.

    A natural people person, Gemma prides herself on integrity and honesty. She understands the stresses that moving house can bring and always goes the extra mile, ensuring professionalism and genuine care.

  • Neil Bolton

    Sales Consultant

    Neil Bolton has been in the real estate industry since 1994, after his departure from the teaching profession. He is a qualified auctioneer and has a strong background in sales and marketing.

    Having always resided in Perth’s western and northern suburbs, servicing the real estate needs of clients in those areas has become a specialty for Neil, complementing his broad knowledge of metropolitan suburbs. His successful track record sees him attract ongoing referrals from recent and previous clients.

    With old fashioned values, Neil has a reputation as a true ‘people person’. He has been married for over 30 years, with four children and four grandchildren.

  • Libby Bridge

    Sales Consultant

    Libby Bridge commenced in the real estate industry in 1989. In 2008, she became one of the founding members of All Real Estate Australasia Pty Ltd, trading as AREA Team Real Estate.

    Joining St Ives Realty in 2017, Libby prides herself on excellent communication and service skills and has a vast knowledge of the industry.

    Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family, as well as golf and the theatre.

  • Ric Collins

    Sales Consultant

    Ric Collins is a highly experienced sales consultant, specialising in general real estate sales in the Rockingham and Mandurah regions.

    Ric’s career has involved various sales and management consulting in rural industries. A major achievement was facilitating the purchase of a $25 million rural property for commercial tree plantations for carbon abatement.

    He also holds a Diploma of Property Services and is renowned for his competent, ‘can do’ attitude. Good communication, by keeping in constant contact with his clients, is Ric’s key to real estate success.

  • Lynley Downing

    Sales Consultant

    After establishing a successful property development company and investing in property for many years, Lynley became a Personal Coach working alongside many of Perth’s Leading Educators. For the last nine years Lynley has focused on achieving outstanding results selling real estate.

    Quickly gaining a reputation for always providing top service and excellent results for both sellers and purchasers alike, Lynley believes in making every experience an enjoyable one.

    Her passion for old fashioned customer service and always being proactive has earned her many excellent reviews along the way with repeat business and referrals.

    Lynley would love to hear from you whether you are buying or selling to show you how she can help you achieve your real estate dream…

  • Veronica Hayes

    Sales Consultant

    Albany has been home to Veronica Hayes for the past 22 years. She and her family enjoy the relaxed lifestyle and the friendly environment that Albany has to offer.

    Following a successful period as the proprietor of her own family daycare business, Veronica later branched out into property management. This led to her now highly successful career in real estate sales.

    Veronica manages all sales for St Ives Albany Retirement Village. She genuinely cares about her clients, and prides herself on friendly, professional service and results.

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  • John McKeiver

    Sales Consultant

    John McKeiver began his career in the real estate industry in the early 90s.

    Testament to his extensive experience and successful track record in sales, John has a loyal following of repeat clients. He is known for having a genuinely warm personality, and is highly effective in getting results. John specialises in residential sales, retirement property sales and group housing development projects.

    In his spare time, John enjoys travelling and was a Justice of the Peace for over 35 years.

  • Stephanie Mellon

    Sales Development Manager

    Stephanie Mellon has a wealth of experience in both management and sales.

    Her early career was in financial planning. Since moving from the UK to Perth in 2003, her career focus has been in the retirement living sector.

    Stephanie enjoys finding solutions to challenges. She is passionate about providing customer service that is both exceptional and consistent.

  • Roy Paxton

    Sales Consultant & Property Manager

    Roy Paxton has more than a decade of industry experience working in sales, property management and marketing. He credits high-level, open communication with clients as the most important factor in the excellent customer service he provides.

    Roy completed a Diploma of Property Services in 2012 and received his Triennial Certificate in January 2013. He was licensee of a prominent Subiaco real estate agency until 2015, when he joined the team at St Ives Realty.

    Always keen to broaden his knowledge, Roy studies accounting part-time at UWA. In his spare time, he enjoys golf, guitar and spending quality time with his family.

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  • Albert Rodricks

    Sales Consultant

    Following early roles in the airline industry and hospitality, Albert Rodricks has worked in business for more than 20 years as an investor.

    Since transitioning into real estate sales more than a decade ago, Albert has solidified a strong reputation underpinned by his integrity and honesty.

    Albert sales’ philosophy is to actively listen to his clients and always ensure they receive exceptional, open communication to keep them fully informed.