The Team


Lawrence has worked in the commercial property sector for over 25 years. With experience across a broad range of disciplines, Lawrence’s expertise is particularly extensive in the areas of retail and office leasing, management and acquisitions. Within Eagle Property Group Lawrence is responsible for acquisitions and the acquisition process and provides invaluable guidance on all tenant related matters.

Lawrence has various property and finance related qualifications, including a MBA through Bond University and a NSW Real Estate License (Property Development and Management).

Lawrence is a co-founder of both Eagle Property Group and Crest Funds Management.

Lawrence Kopping


Jonathan’s property career began in 1986 and has encompassed both the residential and commercial sectors. He has been the founder and manager of successful development and investment businesses in both Australia and England and has extensive experience in the areas of design, construction, project management and property management.

Jonathan provides Eagle Property Group with guidance on investment strategy and management matters in general.

Jonathan is a co-founder of both Eagle Property Group and Crest Funds Management.

Jonathan Cohen


Ari has a general business background with roots in aviation. For ten years he served as managing director of Comair General Aviation Holdings, distributor of Cessna Aircraft, in South Africa.

Ari has significant experience in sales, corporate management and branding. Ari moved to Australia with his family in early 2012.

He is a shareholder in Eagle Property Group and a co-founder of Crest Funds Management.

Ari Novick


Paul has a Banking and Mortgage Broking background extending over 25 years. He has co-founded two Mortgage Broking companies that were both acquired by larger Australian institutions and subsequently held senior positions at those companies.

Paul worked for Investec South Africa for 10 years and more recently held the post of National Head of Distribution for High Net Worth, High Income and Accounting at Investec Bank Australia.

Paul is a co-founder of Eagle Property Group and Crest Funds Management.

Paul Heilig


Sam has a Bachelor of Accounting from The University of South Africa. She completed her accounting articles at a top tier firm and has since taken on a number of accounting roles.

Sam joined Eagle’s accounts and administration division and is responsible for accounts and distributions.

Samantha Rubinstein

Accounts Manager

Alistair completed an audit internship with a medium tier firm in South Africa and holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science qualification. During the last ten years Alistair accumulated considerable commercial experience in the property industry working in the sustainable place and urban management fields.

He then entered the residential property sector where he worked in senior financial and project management roles for national strata management companies in Australia and South Africa.

Alistair Scholtz

Fund Manager

Jess holds a Bachelor of Psychological Science from the University of New South Wales and before joining Eagle he worked as a client service manager at a residential estate agency in Sydney.

He is responsible for performing detailed fund research and financial forecasting.

Jess Clemans