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Meet the TownLiving Victorian Team

Commencing operations in 1976, The Metricon Group remains a privately owned Australian business, with in-excess of 1200 employees, and encompassing a number of specialist divisions. TownLiving by Metricon is the newest addition to The Metricon Group and is managed by some of the most experienced and recognised industry experts.

TownLiving by Metricon Executive Team

Steven Jennings – General Manager, TownLiving by Metricon
Steven is Bachelor qualified in Engineering and Project Management with over 17 years in the development industry. This experience extends to both the client side and developer side along with exposure to private and ASX companies. Steven has delivered a range of successful developments including large infill projects and master planned communities, integrated housing and retirement villages. Steven has a strong background in civil construction, planning, commercial business acumen, project financials, housing design and construction and is responsible for the overall TownLiving business.

Andy Bilgen – Operations Manager
Andy has held various roles within Metricon over the past 15 years and has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry with both commercial and residential business acumen. His qualifications include Bachelor in Engineering and Management. Andy with his wealth of knowledge and experience will assist you in creating the project you envisaged.

David Richardson – Planning and Design Manager
David has 30 years’ experience in the construction industry with a focus on medium density / multi-residential sector, with qualifications in design, construction and planning. He develops innovative, efficient urban design and housing solutions whilst still capturing the Metricon look, feel and quality. David assess the feasibility of each urban design concept and manages the planning documentation process with focus on retaining the appeal for your project whilst maximising its potential.

The Metricon Group

Mario Biasin – Chief Executive Officer, Director & Founder
Also a company Founder and Director of Metricon Homes, Mario boasts more than 40 years’ experience in the industry. He commits the business to providing leadership within the industry through design, innovation, design and construction of world class sustainable homes and lifestyle developments. Mario shaped the company into a major employer, and his entrepreneurial spirit has seen Metricon acknowledged as the trend setter within the new home building industry and with its diversification into master planned lifestyle communities and medium density development. Apart from his skills as a CEO and Manager, Mario has always insisted that everyone in his business “treats every customer as if they were a member of your own family – that is the standard of customer care we insist on”.

Ross Palazzesi – Managing Director & Director
Ross is professionally qualified as a CPA, with more than 45 years’ senior experience in the residential property industry. He joined Metricon as Managing Director in 1998 and has been instrumental in growing the business to become the leading homebuilder in Australia. Before joining the company, Ross was General Manager of Simonds Homes and his earlier experience included 23 years at AV Jennings where he held various positions, including Group General Manager for Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

Peter Langfelder – Director
Peter joined Metricon over 15 years ago, following a highly successful sales and marketing career in the corporate health sector. He joined Metricon to head up a sales region, quickly progressing to more senior appointments across sales, operations, building and general management. His reputation for growing market share, turning around business units and introduction new segments saw him appointed as State Manager of Metricon’s Victorian business. As a Director, Peter is highly regarded as an exemplary people leader coupled with strong ability in strategic sales and marketing.

Jason Biasin – Director
Jason has focused his entire career on property, starting out as a real estate agent before joining Metricon in 1996. During 22 years at Metricon, Jason has held various positions including Sales Manager, General Manager, and now Director. Since relocating from Victoria to Queensland in 2006 to take up the General Manager (Qld) position, Jason has led the state to success with record growth achieved within his first two years of leading the team. Over his career, Jason has developed a passion for sales and marketing and believes these two pillars – and a total commitment to both quality and timely customer service – will take the business to its next stage.

Ashley Serebro – Chief Financial Officer & Director
Ashley is a former Partner of Ernst & Young and has been associated with Metricon for over 35 years, becoming CFO in October 2005. Ashley is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. Having spent many years advising a diverse range of clients, Ashley brings to the Group a wealth of knowledge and experience. He particularly takes pleasure in mentoring and supporting Metricon people to reach their true potential.