Dale joined Blackburne at the start of 2024, bringing over 25 years of experience in the property and finance sectors. He is responsible for the financial and operational oversight of the Blackburne Group, including leading the Property Management and Mortgage Broking functions to ensure the highest levels of service are provided to Blackburne clients. Dale’s extensive background in property development and funds management makes him a valuable asset to the team, contributing to the company’s continued success and innovation.

Matthew is responsible for Development, Sales and Marketing of Blackburne projects and has developed a wealth of experience in the property and construction industry since 2001.

He maintains key industry relationships and builds the right teams of people to work collaboratively on high quality, complex multi-residential developments. His main areas of focus include site acquisition, design, planning, sales and project finance, He works closely with all internal team members across the development portfolio.

Matthew holds degrees in Environmental Design, Architecture (Honours) and Law from the University of Western Australia.

John has had over 40 years continuous experience in property, and has established a reputation for honesty, integrity and hard work. Few people in the property industry have such a wide breadth of experience in property development, project marketing and general real estate.

John syndicated and oversaw many of Perth’s leading property developments for over 30 years and, as a result, continues to be in high demand as a consultant on a wide range of property issues. John is a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Australia and a recipient of the Urban Development Institute of Australia award for ‘Best Medium High Density Development in Western Australia’.

His name has been synonymous with 163 apartment buildings totalling 5,300 apartments throughout the Perth Metropolitan area. Many of John’s clients and strategic partnerships have been in place for over 40 years, which bears testimony to his unmatched reliability, principled approach and dedication.

Paul is the Owner, Founder and Managing Director of Blackburne.

Since starting the company in 2003 with a $900,000 loan Blackburne has grown to become one of the largest property companies in Australia, specialising in large scale residential and commercial property development, property management and mortgage broking.

Blackburne currently has $1.65B worth of projects completing this year or under development now with starting construction soon. These projects are mostly iconic, high-end resort style apartments in the prime suburbs of WA.

Paul’s achievements have been recognised with a number of leading awards including:

  • 6 of the prestigious Property Council and UDIA  awards for best high-rise development in WA.
  • WA Business News – 40 under 40 overall Western Australia winner recognising outstanding achievement in business and community projects for leaders under 40.
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

As Managing Director, Paul leads an experienced team of long term senior executives that manage the day-to-day operations of the Blackburne group of companies.

Paul is married with two young children and spends any spare time he has on travelling and adventure sports.