Between them, Opteon’s Commercial Regional Directors have over 65 years’ experience in the property industry. As some of the most knowledgeable and experienced commercial property experts in Australia, the team leads Opteon’s growing Commercial valuation team, bringing a wide range of valuation services and advice to our customers across the country.
Here we take a look at the backgrounds of our Commercial Regional Directors:
Dan Hill | AAPI CPV, BCOM (Property and Finance)
Dan started his valuation career valuing residential property, before moving to the Commercial Division of Opteon (Western Australia) in 2009. In 2014, Dan became a Director and Equity Partner of Opteon (Western Australia), the firm’s youngest ever equity partner. In conjunction with six other partners, he was responsible for managing 65 staff, ensuring business plan and budget targets were met in areas including staff management, business development and financial analysis.
In 2017, following Opteon’s national integration, Dan was appointed Regional Director- Commercial and Agriculture, leading a team of 25 valuers across Western Australia. He prepares valuation reports for key clients for finance purposes, acquisition and disposal, negotiation and strategic advice, as well as managing the day-to-day activities of his team, and their ongoing training and development.
He is committed to his own professional excellence, and that of his team.
Victoria Gracie | API CPV
Victoria has over 10 years’ experience in the property valuation and advisory industry.
Victoria is a Certified Practising Valuer and formerly a director of Opteon Central Queensland, gaining exposure to Residential, Commercial and Agribusiness asset types throughout regional Queensland.
Victoria was appointed as the Regional Director for Queensland in 2017, post the national integration, and Regional Director of the Northern Territory in 2020. She now oversees 40 valuers completing Commercial and Agribusiness work throughout Queensland and the Northern Territory, and Residential work in remote and regional Queensland and Northern Territory.
Located in Mackay, Queensland, Victoria is involved with several local committees and boards, and is a sitting member of the API NSW State Committee. Within Opteon, she is on the National Diversity Council and New Ways of Working program, supporting the move to a remote working environment, amongst other national Commercial and Agribusiness initiatives.
In 2015 she was awarded Opteon’s National Emerging Leader of the Year, for her work in the inaugural Youth Leadership Program, focusing on succession planning in the property valuation industry, which is a key passion of hers.
Michael McNulty | AAPI CPV
Michael has almost 20 years’ property industry experience across Municipal, Commercial, Residential, Urban Growth and Rural Lifestyle sectors.
With a Bachelor of Business (Property), an MBA, Diploma of Financial Services and Certificate IV in Real Estate, Michael has a deep understanding of the broader property industry in Australia.
As Regional Director, Michael leads the Commercial, Agribusiness, Residential and Specialised Valuation teams.
Managing the provision of services across mortgage security, legal, sales/acquisition, financial reporting, rent/lease advice and insurance enables Michael to provide his expert knowledge to a range of customers, as well as leading and mentoring the next generation of property valuers within the business.
Chris Mitrothanasis | FAPI CPV
With over 20 years’ property experience, Chris brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Opteon.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute, a sitting member of the API NSW State Committee, a Certified Practicing Valuer and has completed a Bachelor of Commerce (Land Economics) Degree at the University of Western Sydney.
Chris is accredited within Opteon as a specialist childcare valuer whilst also an expert in the residential and mixed-use development sector. Chris is also a recognised valuer on behalf of the Australian Property Institute, where he is commissioned to undertake Commercial and Industrial rental determinations.