Barry Plant Group appoints Brad Cooper as Franchise Manager
This month, The Barry Plant Group welcomes Brad Cooper aboard as Franchise Manager. Brad’s appointment will see Victoria’s top real estate network build on its reputation for providing the best training and support to its offices.
“Brad has been trained by some of the best in the business,” said Group CEO Mike McCarthy. “He brings significant additional skills and experience to our team, and we are delighted to have him on board.”
A proven performer with more than twenty years’ experience in real estate, Brad is a fully licenced real estate agent and REIV accredited auctioneer. In his new role, he will liaise between franchisees and Head Office, providing support and mentoring to the staff and directors from the group’s eighty offices. Brad will also be an important contributor to the Head Office training program..
“Barry Plant has been the number one real estate group in Victoria for quite some time, and they didn’t get there by accident,” Brad said. “They continuously focus on improving every aspect of their business and delivering a great customer experience. My goal is to help Barry Plant office owners to implement these improvements and to build even more successful businesses.”
Commencing his career in property management with one of Melbourne’s top agencies in 1994, Brad moved into sales with a Hawthorn agent five years later. In 2004, he opened his own office in Richmond, which he sold out of in 2008 to return to Hawthorn, where he has been a highly successful salesperson over the past eight years.
Brad is driven by a passion for building relationships and achieving excellent results.
“I just love to help people,” Brad said. “It’s so important to me to build rapport with people whether that’s selling their home or helping improve their business.”
“This new role enables me to stay in the industry I love, while keeping more family-friendly hours,” Brad said. “It’s an exciting role, and no two days are the same. I’m looking forward to helping to grow a great brand.”