Homecoming: Sam Fogarty’s Return as Burgess Rawson National Director, Head of Leasing

Published on: 02/10/2023

Burgess Rawson is delighted to announce leasing legend and former sports star, Sam Fogarty has returned to the agency in a key leadership role as National Director – Head of Leasing.

Sam’s appointment coincides with our accelerated expansion across the eastern seaboard, reaffirming our commitment to delivering optimal outcomes for our valued clients.

Commenting on his return, Sam said, “This is an amazing opportunity and I’m excited about the fresh challenges that lie ahead.

I’m looking forward to reconnecting with new and existing clients alike and will continue to utilise my knowledge, skills, and experience to consistently deliver exceptional results.

I have established a deep understanding of the commercial feasibility of developments, gaining invaluable insights that few agents have had exposure to.”

Sam re-joins Burgess Rawson after three years with one of Melbourne’s largest private developers, Pace Development Group where he gained invaluable first-hand experience in the industry. As an award-winning agent with over 15 years in commercial property, Sam was instrumental in the successful project delivery of numerous landmark assets on behalf of his renowned clients.

These include the award-winning Featherbrook Shopping Centre for Central Equity and Pace of Blackburn for Pace Development Group.

CEO, Ingrid Filmer said she was thrilled to announce Sam’s return to the agency. “Sam is a highly regarded market leader in the industry who has consistently demonstrated his dexterity in negotiating lease deals across a wide array of asset classes. From retail and office spaces to early education facilities, convenience retail outlets, and restaurants, his skill set has allowed him to navigate the complexities of acquisition, town planning, feasibility analysis, and the successful delivery of projects.

His appointment comes at an incredible time when the agency is enjoying rapid expansion across the eastern seaboard allowing us to continue offering unrivalled service to our clients,” she said.

Victorian Partner, Natalie Couper expressed equal enthusiasm at Sam’s homecoming, adding, “It’s truly amazing to witness the ongoing growth of our team, especially when it includes an old friend and fantastic agent returning to the ranks.”

Sam’s impressive reputation is supported by his many satisfied clients who have enjoyed strong and lengthy relationships over several years.

Shane Wilkinson, Managing Director of Pace has nothing but praise for our highly regarded leasing expert. Having worked alongside Sam for the past 15 years, Shane attests to his knowledge and professionalism across the commercial property market. “I’m very much looking forward to continuing working with Sam and the entire Burgess Rawson team in the future”

To discuss your leasing goals and how the Burgess Rawson team can help you achieve them, contact Sam Fogarty at 0413 860 305.


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