Rental Properties & Property Development - Canberra - LJ Hooker

The Team

Andrew Ligdopoulos
Andrew Ligdopoulos Managing Director

Andrew is a franchise owner and Managing Director of LJ Hooker Project Marketing ACT. A licensed and registered agent that has worked in the industry tirelessly for over two decades bringing a vast array of skills and experience to the table.

Andrew maintains a hands on approach with his clients and leads the high achieving team of professionals at Project Marketing from the front. Reliable, dedicated and hardworking Andrew has successfully headed up numerous prominent residential developments across Canberra. He has a loyal following of clients who rely on his expertise when buying, selling or developing property. A very high achiever dedicated to the best possible outcome sort by all his clientele.

Highly regarded and respected within the Industry and his peers. Aptly awarded a bronze medal at the LJ Hooker International awards 2013, representing the top 1.5% of the organisation, followed by a Silver medal in 2014 awarded to the top 1% of Agents Internationally within the network. The Project marketing ACT team has also been recognised by the international network with top performance awards annually and innovative marketing excellence awards In 2013 & 14, in addition, they have been named the top specialist office internationally for 2014 & 2015.

Phone: 0408 488 148

Matthew Herbert
Matthew Herbert Director

Matthew is approaching 31 years in the industry in the ACT and all with LJ Hooker.

The first LJ Hooker franchise in Canberra was opened at Belconnen in 1978 by Matthews’s family. He has been involved in the ownership of seven LJ Hooker offices in Canberra. He is a previous LJ Hooker Franchise Owner of the Year on three separate occasions and was awarded LJ Hookers highest honour "The Sir Leslie Hooker Award" in 2007. Matthew is currently in the elite group of LJ Hooker Admirals, an advisory committee for the entire LJ Hooker network. He is also on the board of the LJ Hooker Council of Franchise Owners.

He is the founder of the offices at Canberra City, Dickson, Kaleen, Kippax, Gungahlin and Project Marketing and takes an active day to day interest in the success of these offices.

Phone: 0414 626 187

Keenan Veraar
Keenan Veraar Development Manager

For Keenan, real estate is a business his family has been involved in from his early days; it is what he knows and loves.

A motivated, dedicated and hardworking individual who achieves great results in a calm professional manor. Even under high levels of pressure Keenan seems to provide the highest levels of service with ease. He is goal orientated and does not stop until the desired results have been achieved. Keenan would tell you there is no substitute for hard work and puts his all into his business.

Keenan manages the sales team and considers it his personal responsibility to ensure that LJ Hooker Project Marketing is the number 1 sales team in the ACT. With hard work comes great reward. Keenan has been honoured as a multi-million dollar chapter member within the LJ Hooker network consistently for several years and recently awarded ACT directors award 2014. He head up the sales team to top office growth accolades and has certainly played a key part in making the LJHooker ACT Project marketing team as market share leaders for new development.

Phone: 0402 914 037

James Herbert
James Herbert Development Manager

James has an impressive background in both residential & commercial developments from working with one of the country’s leading valuation firms. James’ broad knowledge of developments extends to: feasibility studies, investment analysis, and valuations. This brings critical expertise to the Project team which is shared with our developer clients.

James is hardworking, reliable and team orientated. His intimate knowledge of the market and the developments he sells makes him a valuable person to have on your team. James already has a long list of loyal and satisfied clients which is a direct result of the high level of service that he provides. James has been the key player in the design and implementation of many new ACT developments and has been praised by his Developer clientele for his communication and commitment to achieving the best possible outcome.

James has now been at the forefront of many major projects for LJHooker Project marketing ACT, his expertise and unwavering perseverance has brought outstanding results. A well regarded high achiever with an impeccable sales record.

Phone: 0400 853 501

Irene Lopez
Irene Lopez Sales Consultant

Irene has a long history in sales and commenced her career in real estate over 7 years ago working with developers selling off the plan apartments on large developments around Canberra.  Irene has achieved great success working on these large developments helping a diverse range of buyers find their perfect first home or investment property. Irene has also been selling established homes in and around Canberra.

Irene understands the highs and lows of investing in the property market. Her strong work ethic and commitment to working to meet your expectations ensure you have a positive experience with minimal stress. If you would like to enter the property market Irene wants to be the agent to help you.

Irene’s high level of customer service and attention to detail and understanding of the Canberra property market provides her with the necessary resources to achieve your desired result.

Irene’s honesty, integrity and her passion to succeed are the essential elements that will keep both vendors and buyers satisfied with her services.

Phone: 0447 283 052

David Shi
David Shi Sales Consultant

David and his young family migrated to Australia a few short years ago. With previous sales and development experience he brings a wealth of international know how to the LJ Hooker Project marketing team.  He is multilingual and assists many buyers from Asia with their international enquiries.

Phone: 0417 668 668

Reena Khatri
Reena Khatri Sales Consultant

Reena and her young family have established their roots in Canberra, having resided in India previously. Reena is extremely dedicated to her clients, often going above and beyond to ensure their needs are met.  I guess you could say she shifts her maternal instincts a mother of two infants into her sales role, which people appreciate and admire in her.

Phone: 0430 018 379

Jason Han
Jason Han Sales Consultant

Jason migrated to Australia nearly 30 years ago, from China, his bilingual skill has helped many buyers who either look to invest or to occupy. As an expatriate, Jason has worked and lived in many countries including India, The Philippines and Malaysia where he has been actively engaged in residential project negotiations.

Phone: 0411 588 138

Loren Piper
Loren Piper Executive Assistant to Andrew Ligdopoulos

Loren commenced her real estate career at an agency in Griffith in 2005 and stayed with the same company for 9 years. From there she moved into Property Management Administration for 3 years and became a Property Manager for 3 years before being promoted to senior property management supervisor.


Stephanie Culhane
Stephanie Culhane Business System Operator

Stephanie is the administration arm of the LJ Hooker Project Marketing division. With every development the administration requirements are crucial to a smooth process. Stephanie will ensure that all your administration needs are handled with effortless precision.


Karen Wiley
Karen Wiley Accounts Manager

Karen is a chartered accountant with all the essentials skills and training to look after the all-important accounting systems and procedures. Working hand in hand with the Agent and the admin team, Karen will ensure all exchanges and settlements are handled with ease.


Karen Ligdopolous
Karen Ligdopolous Marketing Manager

Having owned and operated her own Interior Design business for 10 years in the ACT, Karen has worked with many major builders and developers at the fundamental stages of a new build.

Karen joined the team at LJHooker in 2012 and Project Marketing is among the many offices she overseas. She has quickly established the innovative side of the business with her original ideas, flair and attention to detail. Karen has cemented our market presence around Canberra with style and sophistication. Every development is unique and Karen’s approach will easily identify your project placement and target market with a clever, relevant campaign to secure market relevance and presence. In 2013 Karen and her team were awarded the excellence in marketing awards at the LJHooker awards and in 2014 Karen obtained runner for up excellence in Marketing. In 2013 she was also awarded The ACT director’s award for her commitment and passion to the brand.


Matty Ingold
Matty Ingold Graphic Designer

Matty came across to the LJ Hooker Project Marketing team after graduation at CIT and gaining and Advanced Diploma on Graphic design. Matty’s employment was fortuitous to the projects team as the Head of the creative Industries faculty could not have spoken more highly of him in his recommended to us, and, he was right.