With extensive and varied life experiences, Simon is the master of negotiation; a talent that has seen him establish himself as one of Adelaide’s most successful agents since starting Tanner Real Estate in 2010. He provides sales and customer service excellence for his clients who appreciate his committed nature and enjoy the great success that follows.
He has the ability to build professional relationships based on trust, transparency and teamwork, and his enthusiasm to go the extra mile is undoubtedly a key to the success of Tanner. Simon’s professionalism and empathy throughout the sales process help to alleviate the stress associated with selling a property. His exceptional team ensures that communication is paramount and his clients are always fully informed of developments throughout the campaign – the only surprises are good ones!
Simon, his wife Bec and their three children are City of Mitcham residents and enjoy all the lifestyle benefits that the area offers, particularly for young families. He loves watching the local football through his front window on a Sunday afternoon whilst enjoying a Hugh Hamilton Shiraz in front of the fire.
Bec grew up and lives in The City of Mitcham and has several investment properties in the inner south and eastern suburbs. With extensive knowledge and vested interest in the area, she loves seeing these areas grow and continue to thrive.
She has a passion for exceptional customer service and ensures all clients are being looked after and cared for, during a time that can be stressful for many.
Bec is married to Simon, the founder and director of Tanner, and has immense pride in the local, boutique and independent agency they have built and the name they have developed throughout Adelaide.
With over 25 years in sales and customer service including the past eight years in real estate , Rob understands that genuine relationships and true commitment are key elements to a successful outcome.
Rob is considered an attentive listener who can identify client needs and provide the appropriate advice and service to ensure client satisfaction.
He understands buying and selling a home is an emotional journey and will always take the time to make sure that everyone’s expectations are met with sincerity and care. Rob is recognised for his enthusiasm, excellent negotiation skills and most importantly his relentless commitment to getting you a result high and above your own expectations.
Mike is an Adelaide Hills local with several years of experience in property sales. He prides himself on delivering exceptional service to his clients, combined with a straightforward and effective approach to property matters.
Clients have commented on his friendly, quiet and pleasant disposition which made them feel at ease during the sale process. They have admired his punctual, polite, co-operative and understanding manner.
Keen to please, he carries out his campaigns in an efficient, yet effective, manner, and is willing to put himself out and go that extra mile to secure a great result for his clients. Clients have recommended Mike as an empathetic, hard-working and reliable agent.
Personally, Mike is a caring and honest person with a background in elite sport at national level – a discipline that he brings to his working career. He loves spending time with family and friends and supporting local businesses.
Dave loves property and sees the untapped potential in every home he appraises.
With over 20 years of trade experience and having personally renovated several homes, he has a genuine understanding of the connection between his client and their property.
His gentle nature and outstanding communication skills ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction, and he will go above and beyond to achieve the best results.
Born and raised in Blackwood, Dave has lived in the hills his entire life and now resides in beautiful Belair with his wife and teenage children. His love of old cars and appreciation of nature means Sundays are spent enjoying the Belair National Park and participating in the local Coffee and Cars event… he basically loves all things about his community and this fantastic part of the Adelaide hills.
A qualified tradesman, Dave’s vast experience in the building industry has resulted in a ‘down to earth’ and practical approach to selling houses. He understands hills properties and architecture more than anyone and appreciates simple things such as how important light and elements are to a property’s presentation.
His honesty and integrity shine through in his character and his sharp negotiation skills equate to outstanding results.
With over 25 years in Business Development and Sales Management, Sarah understands what it takes to run a successful and seamless property campaign.
Sarah works closely with her husband Dave and together they offer a ‘hands on’ approach to ensuring outstanding results and sales success for their clients.
She lives and loves everything Adelaide Hills, and weekends are spent with her family enjoying walks in the Belair National Park and attending hills winery events.
Sarah believes in genuine understanding and connection, with both vendor and purchaser, and is dedicated to achieving above and beyond customer expectations.
Direct in his approach and successfully navigating his career covering all facets of the Industry, Lawson is a natural communicator and dedicated to providing outstanding service to his clients. Having a background in law, specifically in property and development transactions, Lawson brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the team that reinforce his high achieving calibre.
Known as a hardworking and transparent associate, Lawson also has a reputation as a man with great negotiation skills and friendly demeanour.
Lawson loves anything outdoors. In his spare time you can find him surfing a wave, bush camping under the stars or enjoying a round of golf with anyone who will join him
Charlotte (Poh) Shien Lee is one of our expert Property Managers/Sales Admin Support that joined our team at Tanner in January 2019.
She graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Business (Property) in 2015 and started working full time as a Property Manager in 2016, before joining Tanner as Sales Admin Support.
She has also obtained a sales representative license.
Her main strength is being able to gain landlord/owner’s trust and maintaining long term relationships with both tenants and landlords.
Not only that, she has worked prior as a dental assistant and believes this helped her genuinely care for the needs of her clients.
Charlotte is fluent in speaking Mandarin and English, so if you are mandarin speaker and need some professional advice, please feel free to contact her.
Tom has an unwavering enthusiasm for his local community. He brings great market knowledge having started off his career studying Mortgage Broking before shifting gears and transitioning to Real Estate.
Tom adopts a down to earth, client focused and dedicated approach which is testament to his tenacious communication skills and commitment to delivering outstanding client experiences.
You can spot Tom on the football field representing Norwood in the SANFL. In addition to real estate he is passionate about all things health, fitness and coffee!
With over 20 years in communications and sales, Myra has landed in the real estate industry with a wealth of knowledge. A mother of two teenagers, a yoga lover, and passionate about health and well-being she brings an authentic interest in people and their lives.
A versatile background, starting out in corporate communications, a stint as a visual merchandiser and retail sales to running a garden design business, she has done it all. Myra has a strong appreciation of aesthetics and enjoys uncovering the optimum potential of a property.
Having a holistic view of the sales process and a passion for excellence she truly connects with clients and will always go the extra mile to support them through the sales journey.
Hugo is the newest member to team Tanner and has a bouncing energy that strives to always be the best. He loves interacting with people and promises a positive experience when working with him. Hugo is honest and genuine and is not afraid to say how it is. Working previously in hospitality, excellent customer service is at the front of his mind and he understands what it takes to consistently deliver outstanding results for clients. He loves face to face interaction and can handle a diversity of situations. Hugo loves playing footy, he currently plays for West Adelaide Football Club (SANFL) He also is a foodie, going out for breakfast, lunch or dinner whenever he gets a chance,. You will often find him at the beach, movies or enjoying anything outdoors.
Property Management Team
Amanda Klaver joined Tanner Real Estate in April 2019 as our Property Management Department Manager and Senior Property Manager.
Amanda has over two decades of experience in the Real Estate Industry and has touched on many aspects of property including Property Management, Community Corporation Management, Sales and Marketing and Administration.
Amanda’s down to earth approach as well as her dedication to her role ensures her past, present and future clients have a piece of mind when it comes to their investment.
With her high standards, focus on communication and attention to detail Amanda will ensure you and your property are extremely well looked after.
Outside of work, Amanda takes an active involvement with the Seacliff Surf Lifesaving Club as a volunteer and loves spending time with her husband and two sons, Billy & Hudson.
Sharyn prides herself on her communication, strong work ethic and outstanding customer service skills which she believes are the keys to her success when building relationships with both owners and tenants. Her ability to provide in-depth local market insights, coupled with her easy-going and approachable manner, allows for a satisfying client experience. Organised and efficient Sharyn leaves no stone unturned and consistently achieves the best possible outcomes for all her clients.
Her love for the beach and outdoors is expressed through her contribution as an active patrolling Surf Life Saver.
For unbeatable customer service and assistance with your rental matters, Sharyn has you covered.
A management professional with over 20 years experience in metropolitan media markets, Paul joined the Tanner team in early 2018, coming from country New South Wales where he ran a real estate business with his brother for three years. Given the size of the agency, it provided him with experience across all facets of real estate, from Sales to Property Management.
Paul was born and raised in New South Wales and has had a long, successful media career in Senior Management in Sydney, Adelaide and the Gold Coast. He moved to Adelaide with his family in 2000 and had a ten year stint with two local radio stations.
He is Tanner’s resident IT guru and footy tipping manager.
Paul has been married to Karen for 30 years and has three kids, two of which live in Adelaide. You’ll find him watching sport on the weekends and spending time with his beloved Maltese, Rooney.
Yet another staff member that lives local and loves local! Janine brings a wealth of experience to the Tanner team having worked across many sectors including the tourism industry, the vocational education sector and the media industry.
She has held positions such as Manager Visual Resources at the South Australian Tourism Commission, Producer for various film studios and Job Readiness Trainer for high school students.
Janine’s energy and positive approach always ensure our clients receive a service that is second to none and her extensive background in marketing ensures that your property will shine in the best possible light!
Tayla is a valued member of the Tanner team and has experience and knowledge in most facets of the business enabling her to execute her role with ease. She is enthusiastic about all things Real Estate and administration and has an extensive background in property management molding her to be professional in everything she does.
Tayla has a passion for interior design and renovating her own property and she often finds herself scrolling through real estate and styling websites in her spare time.
Beth has had extensive industry experience having worked in the sector for the past three years. Beth is a guru in administration, thrives on efficiency and loves assisting our clients with all things real estate.
Beth draws on her experience from the hospitality industry in order to successfully deal with the everyday requirements of a busy real estate office. She displays the upmost composure with a fantastic attitude, whilst dealing with high pressure situations.
Beth resides in The City of Mitcham with her husband Timothy and enjoys all that the fabulous location has to offer. She prides herself on achieving her personal fitness goals and believes this impacts positively on her professional life.
Julia, who started her real estate career in Property Management, joins the Tanner team as Simon’s newest PA. Highly educated, customer-centric and an ability to work under pressure, Julia draws on her experience to successfully deal with everyday administrative tasks and assisting Simon’s team and his clients with all things real estate.
Armed also with a Bachelor of Education, it is no coincidence that Julia is a fantastic communicator; “I also pride myself on tailoring the level of communication to suit the client’s situation and needs. This approach ensures a mutually respectful and considerate professional relationship.”
What Julia loves most about the industry is the combination of two essential elements – the properties themselves, but also building relationships with clients and meeting new people everyday.
While she currently resides in the City of Unley, Julia has long been a local of the area, growing up in the City of Mitcham.
Julia’s hobbies include anything outdoors – from sports, beach trips, walking trails, gardening and going for drives.
Tabitha has had a long passion for Real Estate, attending open inspections as early as 8 years old just to fulfill her seeded curiosity at such a young age! Throughout the years she has grown this interest by living in the City of Mitcham and learning in ins and outs of the industry from mentor Simon Tanner (who also happens to be her uncle).
She is especially fond of the relationships that are built with not only clients but local businesses as well. She believes that every transaction matters, whether it is with a Vendor, Buyer or anyone that she connects with to ensure the best possible outcome for each party is reached.
Outside of Real Estate, Tabitha’s hobbies include competitive sport, camping, travel, and spending quality time with family and friends.