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The Aria Property Group Team

Aria’s greatest asset is our people.

We believe the property industry is about people and relationships. Aria pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and the longevity of their service. We are fortunate to have a team of passionate, motivated and highly skilled individuals who are leaders in their fields.

Tim Forrester

Founder & Managing Director

 

Tim Forrester founded Aria Property Group in 2003. He studied Property Economics at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and completed the Australian OMP from University of Queensland (UQ) business school. Tim is a member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia and has been on the board of the Queensland Museum, Property Council of Australia and currently sits on the board of the Brisbane Lions Football Club.

David Marsland

FCPA – Chief Financial Officer

 

David Marsland has been with Aria since 2003 and is the company’s Chief Financial Officer. David is responsible for financial management and structuring of the Aria group of companies, overseeing compliance and governance. David is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants (FCPA) and holds a bachelor of Business (accounting and taxation law) from the Queensland University of Technology.

Zeyad Imam

General Manager
ARIA Living

 

Zeyad Imam has been with Aria since 2010 and established Aria’s onsite property management and leasing division, Aria Living in 2016. Aria Living has redefined the management rights industry and now manages over 1,000 apartments to ensure the highest standard of customer experience to owners and tenants. Zeyad holds a Master of Real Estate Degree from The University of Queensland.

Brent Liddell

Residential Manager

 

Brent Liddell has been with Aria since 2003 and manages the mid-rise developments division. His projects include Aria’s four staged master plan, Eden Lane, and Aria’s iconic Valencia Residences. Brent holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting from the University of the Sunshine Coast and is on the planning committee of the Property Council of Australia.

Michael Zaicek

Commercial Manager

 

Michael Zaicek has been with Aria since 2006 and is the company’s Retail and Commercial Manager. Overseeing all commercial and retail transactions, Michael has been instrumental in delivering the Fish Lane and Edward Street precincts, including procuring iconic retailers and Public Art artists. He is also responsible for acquiring and managing all of Aria’s commercial assets. Michael holds a Master’s Degree in International Studies from Griffith University.

Michael Hurley

Residential Manager

 

Michael Hurley has been with Aria since 2003 and manages the high-rise developments division. Previously he headed up the Colorado division of Aria and managed international development activities. Michael holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of the Sunshine Coast and is a committee member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia and Housing Institute of Australia.

Simon White

Design Manager

 

Simon White has been with Aria since 2013 and manages Aria’s design team. As a registered architect, Simon oversees all external design teams and drives Aria’s creative direction across apartments, retail and public realm projects. His design excellence has pioneered Aria’s Resident Rooftop Club spaces and iconic facades. Prior to joining Aria he established and grew an award winning national architectural design practice for 14 years. Simon holds a Master of Architecture from the Queensland University of Technology.

Tim Forrester

Founder & Managing Director

 

Tim founded Aria Property Group in 2003. Prior to that he studied Property Economics at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and recently completed the Australian OMP from University of Queensland (UQ) business school. Tim is a member of the UDIA, the Property Council of Australia and is on the board of the QLD Museum.

Brent Liddell

Residential Manager

 

Brent has been with ARIA since 2003 and manages the boutique apartments division. Brent holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting from the University of the Sunshine Coast and is on the residential committee of the Property Council of Australia.

Michael Hurley

Residential Manager

 

Michael has been with ARIA since 2003 and is responsible for driving the highrise development division for the company. Previously Michael headed up the Colorado division of ARIA and holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of the Sunshine Coast.

David Marsland

FCPA – Chief Financial Officer

 

David has been with Aria since 2003 and is a Fellow of the Certified Practicing Accountants (FCPA) and holds a bachelor of Business (accounting and taxation law) from the Queensland University of Technology.

Michael Zaicek

Commercial Manager

 

Michael has been with ARIA since 2006 and leads the investment portfolio, comprising commercial and retail buildings. Michael has a Master’s Degree in International Studies from Griffith University.

Simon White

Design Manager

 

Simon joined ARIA in 2014 after establishing and growing an award winning national architectural design practice for 14 years. Simon holds a Bachelor of Architecture and has extensive experience designing and delivering large scale residential and commercial developments.

Zeyad Imam

General Manager
ARIA Living

 

Zeyad has been with ARIA since 2010 and is the General Manager of Aria Living, responsible for the ongoing management of Aria’s residential projects. Zeyad has a Master’s Degree in Property from The University of Queensland.