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.

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 Sales 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 Licenced Valuer

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

Luke Dent
Luke Dent Sales Executive

Luke started his real estate career in the busy hustle and bustle city of London back in 2005. From small beginnings in a tiny estate agency in the East End Luke progressed his career through hard work and strong negotiating skills to end up working in Kensington for an international Estate agency.

Returning to Australia in 2007, Luke began his real estate career and was lucky enough to receive some of the best training in the country while working with some of Canberra’s top agents. Luke has always been passionate about selling projects and enjoys the opportunity to work with clients from all backgrounds. “Selling off the plan requires a specific set of skills. I have enjoyed acquiring those skills and continue to enjoy applying them every day.”

Recently awarded first place within the ACT as the top Individual Gross Commission Income earner for 2014. Having been with the award winning team at LJ Hooker Project Marketing ACT has propelled Luke to even higher levels. Luke has been the lead man a few boutique developments within the region and has certainly risen to the challenge creating strong professional relationships with his developers and buyers alike.

Phone: 0435 046 964

Jason Watson
Jason Watson Sales Executive

Jason started his Real Estate career in 2004 as a property manager and soon completed his studies to become a registered salesperson.  Since then Jason has forged a very successful career in the sales arena.  Having a property management background and dealt with some of Canberra's largest developers, Jason understands the fundamentals of customer service. He is committed to providing every client with the highest level of professionalism and understanding which, has led him to develop a reputation for achieving outstanding results.

He specializes in new homes and project marketing. He has been involved in the sale of some of Canberra’s largest apartment developments and countless house and land packages.

Being born and raised in the Canberra region and having lived here his whole life, Jason is passionate about the community and helping young Canberran’s make that initial step into the property market. He is determined to walk you through every step of the way.

Experience, knowledge and Australia’s leading Real Estate brand combined Jason should be your first point of call when looking to buy or sell property in Canberra.

Phone: 0425 366 663

Irene Lopez
Irene Lopez Sales Executive

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