About us

With unrivalled market knowledge and capital partnerships from private investors to ASX-listed companies, Stamford Capital provides developers and investors with access to a broad range of financing options, and advice to ensure their transaction is successful.

Trusted Advisers

We take the time to understand and explore the needs of our clients


We do the right thing and put our Clients, Investors and Partners first


Stamford values

Trusted Advisers

Infinite relationships


Valuing each other


Doing the right thing, always


We enjoy, together


Continuous ideas, big outcomes


Protecting our Partners




Our People

Domenic Lo Surdo

Joint Managing Director

Domenic is the founder of Stamford Capital. With over 20 years’ experience in property investment and development, he has exceptional knowledge of property finance, from debt through to equity.

Commencing his career in institutional banking with the ANZ Banking Group, Domenic moved to Gresham Partners to work in Property Funds Management, and developed deep funds management expertise in a range of positions.

At Stamford Capital, Domenic focuses on managing key client and capital relationships as well as the strategic direction of the group.

Michael Hynes

Joint Managing Director

Michael has over 20 years’ experience in property finance, investment, development and syndication.

He started his career at Savills Commercial Property Agency and then moved into property finance, initially in finance origination and then later heading up principal investments.

He executes advisory mandates and uses his knowledge of debt and equity investments to enhance returns for Stamford’s clients and investors.

David Scardoni


David's expertise spans 17 years in commercial banking, funds management, property finance and investment, including structured property finance solutions.

He previously managed structured property investment funds, and with CBA in risk management and institutional banking. He understands how to manage a client’s real estate capital needs from initial procurement through to ongoing management of capital paced, and is well known for finding solutions to complex transaction issues.

David uses his expert knowledge of Australia’s real estate capital markets to source opportunities and manage our key stakeholder relationships.

Marcus Elsum


Marcus has more than 25 years' experience managing and driving the development of small, medium and large businesses both in Australia and internationally. His experience includes senior roles in funds management, commercial finance and broking, investment banking, capital markets and chartered accounting.

Marcus was most recently a senior executive at Challenger Limited and previous roles include Chief Operating Officer at Ashe Morgan and Head of Structured Finance at UBS.

At Stamford Capital, Marcus sits on the board with a hands-on role in strategic projects.

Peter Heaton

Board Advisor

An expert in client relationship management and strategic planning, Peter brings over 40 years of experience in the financial service industry to his Board Advisory role at Stamford Capital. Highly trusted by clients and colleagues, Peter is dedicated to tailoring solutions that meet clients’ funding needs on time and with no surprises.

Peter’s approach centres around doing the right thing by clients, peers and organisations. His experience and the strong relationships he has built over a long career give him the insights to provide Stamford Capital guidance around strategic direction, operations and activities.

Jeremy Wilson

National Head of Structuring and Transactions

Jeremy has 16 years’ experience in commercial banking and property finance. During his career, he has completed new lending and investment opportunities in excess of $1.5billion across the residential, retail, commercial and industrial sectors – and has previously worked for AMAL Asset Management and Rabobank Australia, among others.

Jeremy’s primary responsibility is to manage the deal flow through the pipeline as well as managing all of the credit team across the country.

Bill Moskovich


Bill has gone from strength to strength in his time with Stamford Capital, and is now Director. In this role he is responsible for business development and client liaison, as well as credit analysis and financial modelling. Bill has a proven record of building longstanding relationships.

He is a driven team member with strong problem-solving and analytical abilities – core traits which underpin our commercial finance and funds management services.

Peter Cutajar


Peter has over 25 years’ experience in the legal fraternity, property and finance. Having worked in all facets of property matters, he has contributed to the success of many property developers and real estate buyers in the last three decades.

Peter has held several positions across property finance with Australian and American businesses and dealt with many types of property transactions – and he has developed extensive relationships with individuals and companies that are central to the local real estate market.

Chris Drummond


Chris is the Senior Advisor in our Queensland team. He has over 30 years’ experience working across commercial, corporate and property lending sectors with both major and regional banking groups.

Over this time, he has built strong networks across the business community and a solid understanding of the property market in the state. His past responsibilities have included leadership of large national teams of property and commercial lending specialists, business strategy and risk management.

Barn Wilson


Barn has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, having previously worked as an analyst with Credit Suisse in London, and on the fixed income desks of Morgan Stanley and Bank of America (Merrill Lynch) in Sydney.

He is responsible for building our Victorian deal origination business execution transactions and bringing new capital funding opportunities to developers and investor clients.

Adam Miller


Adam is leading our growth and expansion into the South Australian market and beyond. He has over 20 years’ experience working across valuation, asset management and banking.

His expertise in property finance includes over 11 years working in senior account management at both BankSA (a division of Westpac) and NAB. He has extensive experience in the origination and management of a range of investment and development transactions, and has a fierce commitment to delivering successful outcomes for our clients.

Grant Rex

Associate Director

Grant has a genuine passion for deal origination and building relationships with developers and investors to help them bring projects to life.

Having worked for nearly a decade in relationship and stakeholder management in the property finance industry, Grant is known as an amiable, knowledgeable character who is determined to find ways to add value for our clients.

With extensive experience in origination, financial modelling, credit analysis and transactions, Grant brings our clients detailed and up-to-date market advice they can trust.

Joe Tobin


With a keen eye for detail, an eagerness to develop solid professional and personal relationships and a desire to keep improving, Joe brings a diligent, hardworking attitude to his role as Associate in Stamford Capital's Melbourne office.

Joe prides himself on crystal clear communication, accuracy and prioritising the best interests of customers above all. His willingness to collaborate and go the extra mile make Joe a valuable asset to our Victorian team.

Alex Stalder


Having facilitated over $400 million worth of property development in his career, Alex brings extensive knowledge of residential development, markets and risk assessment. But he also believes in putting the client before the deal, and is a skilled relationship manager – ready to work with you on the areas that matter most.

As an associate with our Queensland team, Alex sources capital solutions and creates commercial property development finance deals. With experience in the development advisory and investment selling space, he understands the challenges of achieving pre-sale hurdles, and strategies to de-risk developments. His level-headed and solution-driven approach to deal origination ensures the best experience for clients looking to grow their portfolio.

Elijah Zonneveld


A natural problem solver, Elijah is passionate about finding the best solutions for his clients. His can-do attitude is an asset to his role as Associate in Stamford Capital’s Melbourne office.

Elijah has eight years’ experience in real estate as a Sales Agent and Auctioneer, responsible for the sale of developments, and negotiating and advocating on behalf of his clients. Elijah brings to Stamford Capital a focus on building authentic partnerships built on trust and integrity.

Peter O'Connor

Chief Operating Officer

With over 11 years’ experience in corporate chartered accounting, Peter brings a wealth of financial expertise to Stamford Capital.

Peter has previously worked at Chartered Accounting firms including KMPG, and was working with Stamford Capital as an external accountant before his decision to move in-house.

As Stamford Capital’s Chief Operating Officer, he is tasked with overseeing the day-to-day operation of the business and will be taking care of everything from our finances and regulatory compliance, to our valued investors and stakeholders.

Julia Chen

Commercial accountant

Julia is a qualified Chartered Accountant and spent nearly 10 years in public practice before joining the team at Stamford. She is an active listener, and excellent at providing solutions to problems. Julia is a team player, she’s trustworthy and will go above and beyond to help people, which earns her a great deal of respect.

Devina Nathania

Junior Accountant

Curious and always keen to grow personally and professionally, Devina’s proactive attitude is a real asset to the team. She’s a dependable team player and creative problem solver, with keen analytical and organisational skills.

Devina always strives to be at her best and she’s a quick learner. As a junior accountant, she helps get our people and suppliers paid on time, keeps our accounts moving and provides critical support to the finance team.

Amanda Ceaser

Office and Marketing Manager

As office and marketing manager, Amanda is an outstanding member of the Stamford Capital team. Her meticulous attention to detail and ability to multitask the dual aspects of office management and marketing is exceptional.

She is responsible for all of Stamford’s marketing and comms activities, including our annual debt capital market report. In addition, she coordinates our office needs, providing team support and keeping our stakeholders and clients up to date with our latest activities.

Ilze Jansone

Senior Analyst

As Senior Analyst, Ilze works with Stamford Capital’s investor and developer clients to ensure their capital is secured on the best possible terms. From credit analysis and cash flow modelling to engaging with bank and non-bank lenders, legal advisers and other consultants, she is responsible for the deal from origination to settlement.

Ilze brings global expertise in commercial property credit risk analysis to Stamford Capital. She has worked for over 10 years in financial services, including five with Barclays Bank in London.

Victor Huang


As Analyst at Stamford Capital, Victor provides exceptional support to the sales team.
Currently studying a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies / Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) at UNSW, he has proven to be a diligent researcher, with excellent analytical skills. Whether he’s analysing LVR, interest rates and ICR, working on credit feasibility modelling or preparing information memorandums, he’s a great team player and builds excellent rapport within the team and our clients.

Raymond Yuan


Tenacious with great attention to detail, Raymond brings passion for infrastructure and real estate to his Analyst role at Stamford Capital.

Raymond supports the sales team by providing transaction term analysis, conducting due diligence on tenants, and preparing credit information memorandums and financial modelling. He is a team player and a self-starter with strong qualitative skills, which make him a valuable asset to his team.

Abbey de Mestre

Junior Analyst

Abbey is passionate about property investment and keen to improve her skills as a Junior Analyst in Stamford Capital’s Sydney office. Her background in real estate gives Abbey first-hand knowledge of what is required to help customers make the most informed decisions possible.

With day-to-day responsibilities that include gathering and analysing key data, as well as building relationships between stakeholders, Abbey prides herself on clear communication at all levels. Her optimistic attitude is a great asset to colleagues and clients alike.

Joseph Yu

Junior Analyst

Providing support and assistance to our company’s directors, Joseph is efficient, organised and always willing to learn from others. He relishes the opportunity to develop personal and professional relationships with those around him, and enjoys helping clients achieve their goals through his insights and analysis. His philosophy in life? Take the bull by the horns.

Joseph’s past experience as an Assurance Associate at PwC has given him strong analytical skills, making him a valuable source of support on every project. With a strong sense of responsibility, he always brings a positive can-do approach and is willing to step out of his comfort zone. Joseph’s valuable perspectives make him an integral member of our Sydney team.

Finn Morris


Finn is so passionate about all things real estate, he bought his own property at the age of 19. As an analyst with our Queensland office, he’s eager to help people turn their ideas into realities.

Working with the sales team, Finn manages transactions from mandate to settlement. He assesses opportunities with financial modelling, and prepares feasibility documentation to ensure clients can achieve their goals. Drawing on his previous experience in banking and customer service, Finn brings an enthusiastic and positive outlook, and excellent communication skills. As well as building and maintaining long-lasting relationships, Finn is a driven decision maker and practical problem solver with a strong work ethic.

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