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Steve Maras

expert-marasManaging Director & CEO, Maras Group

Steve has a multi-faceted professional background which includes accounting, insolvency management, corporate recovery and reconstruction, commerce and finance, valuation and advisory, commercial and retail investment sales and leasing, project management, investment management and development.

Steve’s tertiary qualifications include:

Master of Business in Property (Valuation & Management), University of South Australia

Graduate Diploma in Property, University of South Australia

Bachelor of Economics (Accounting), The University of Adelaide

Steve has previously held the following professional positions:

Director, Knight Frank (SA) Pty Ltd

Managing Director, Commercial & General Property Advisory Group

Manager, Valuation & Consultancy, Richardson & Wrench Commercial

Senior Accountant, Price Waterhouse

In addition, Steve has also been a:

Licensed Valuer

Licensed Real Estate Manager

Authorised Representative – Centro MCS Manager Ltd

Authorised Representative – CPT Manager Ltd

Responsible Officer – Hanover Corporate Finance Pty Ltd

Aside from managing and directing the Maras Group business, Steve is actively involved in a number of other organizations and serves on various Boards and Executive Committees including:

Honorary Consul of Uruguay in Adelaide

Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, Living Without Limits Foundation

Vice President, Property Council of Australia, SA Division

Member, Management Committee, Property Council of Australia, SA Division

Chair, Mainstreets Committee, Property Council of Australia, SA Division

Chairman, Renew Adelaide Inc.

Board Member, Australia Day Council of South Australia Inc.

Committee Member, East End Coordination Group

Chair, Organizing Committee, Ebenezer Night Markets (formerly Summer Fridays in the East End)

Member, Business & Economic Development Committee, City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters

Member, Editorial Advisory Panel, CityMag

Member, City-Wide Public Art Advisory Board, City of Prospect

In addition, and over many years, Steve has also served on a number of other Boards and Committees including:

Immediate Past Vice Chair, Mainstreet SA

Past Chair, Marketing, Promotions & Media Subcommittee, Mainstreet SA

Past Member, Prospect Business Leaders Steering Group, City of Prospect

Past Member, Retail Property Awards Subcommittee, Property Council of Australia, SA Division

Past Member, 5000+ Steering Committee, Property Council of Australia, SA Division

His professional memberships and affiliations include:

Fellow Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors, SA Division (FAICD)

Fellow Member, Institute of Place Management, Manchester, UK (FIPM)

Life Member, American Leadership Development Association (ALDA)

Member, The Consular Corps of SA (CCSA)

Member, Placemaking Leadership Council, Project for Public Spaces, New York, USA

Member, Real Estate Institute of South Australia Inc (MREI)

Past Member, CPA Australia

Past Member, Australian Property Institute, SA Division

Past Member, Valuer’s Division, Real Estate Institute of South Australia

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