Tony’s real estate career began in Rose Bay in Sydney's East in 1972. In 1980 Tony founded G. L. Jackson & Co. and remains Managing Director today. His extensive knowledge of the local area and property market is a proven key element in his success as a real estate agent. Tony was raised in Bondi and educated at Sydney Boys High School, going on to study pharmacy at Sydney University. Having lived in the Booker Bay and Ettalong Beach area for over 30 years, his love of the local area is contagious. A long term member of the Real Estate Institute NSW, Tony sees that his staff implement a high standard of professionalism and ethics in all aspects of business. His daughter Liz Sharpe joined the company in 1999 and plays a vital role in day to day operations. With his vast experience, Tony ensures that the business remains focused on customer service, honesty and ethical advice.
Liz is the daughter of Managing Director, Tony Lilja. Liz commenced full time with G L Jackson at just 19 years old. After working in sales in Sydney, Liz took the opportunity to join the family business and enjoy the lifestyle of the Central Coast where she was raised. Over the following decade, with the dedicated support of Tony, Liz learned all facets of being a successful real estate agent, service provider and business owner. Completing her Diploma in Business (Real Estate Management) Liz was granted her Real Estate Agents License in 2004. Having worked in the industry in all departments at all levels, Liz's understanding of the 'big picture' is rare in the industry. After maternity leave in 2013 and 2015, Liz returned full time in 2016 as a company Director. Liz's focus is providing outstanding service and communication to all customers and clients she meets. With sound local knowledge, proven negotiation skills and unwavering passion, Liz's commitment to her clients and customers is second to none. Liz supports both the sales and property management teams in providing superior service.
Lorraine Paterson emigrated from Scotland with her family in 2004 and began her career in Property Management in 2005. In 2006 Lorraine joined G. L. Jackson & Co. Lorraine’s positive, dedicated attitude and delightful demeanour have promptly earned her reputation as a leader in Property Management on the Peninsula. Her high standard of professionalism has proven to be a valuable asset within the Property Management department. When you appoint Lorraine Paterson and her team to manage your valuable investment, you can be assured of experience, local knowledge and the unsurpassed high standard of service that have made Lorraine so successful.
Matt has been a resident of the Peninsula for over 20 years. Specialising in properties on the Woy Woy Peninsula and surrounds including the villages of Patonga (where he resides), Booker Bay, Ettalong Beach, Pearl Beach, Bensville and Empire Bay. Matt’s knowledge of the local market makes him an asset to those looking to sell their home and giving him a respected reputation in the industry. Well known for his professionalism and success, he offers unrivalled service as a salesperson. A Licensed Real Estate Agent with over 25 years experience, Matt displays professionalism and honesty with a proven ability to exceed the expectations of his clients. Matt prides himself on his integrity and ability to maintain efficient communication together with his accurate and astute real estate knowledge.
Brooke joined G. L. Jackson & Co. in 2012 beginning her full time career in the Real Estate Industry. Professional with a bubbly personality, Brooke assists in managing our large portfolio of investment properties. Understanding the importance of our clients’ needs, Brooke plays an important role in ensuring their investments are well maintained. Responding efficiently and promptly to repairs and maintenance issues and helping both Landlords and Tenants with solutions and advice. Brooke holds a Certificate IV in Property Services and is currently studying a Diploma in Property Services Agency Management. Having a genuine flair for customer service and with a drive to accomplish tasks successfully, Brooke is readily available to assist whenever possible.
Madeleine has been a resident of the Ettalong Beach area for 30 years, providing her with a genuine knowledge of both the area and the local market. Madeleine joined the real estate industry in the year 2006 and her love of customer service makes Madeleine perfect for property management. Madeleine’s industry knowledge and ‘can do’ attitude drives her commitment to our clients satisfaction.