Australian Unity Investments (AUI) has appointed Cathy Ciurlino as healthcare property portfolio manager within its unlisted property funds management business.
will be responsible for managing the properties held by AUI's
flagship property fund, the Australian Unity Healthcare Property Trust
(HPT) as well as progressing suitable opportunities for the fund such as continuing a number of brownfield developments.
Ms Ciurlino joins AUI from Stockland where she was fund manager - unlisted property funds, with responsibility for developing investment strategy and managing acquisitions and sales for three property funds.
She has also worked at Pact Group (formerly part of Visy) as corporate real estate manager; MacarthurCook in funds management; and m3property as senior commercial valuer.
Ms Ciurlino is a certified practicing valuer and holds a bachelor of business (property valuations) from RMIT.
She is a member of the Property Council of Australia and an associate member of the Australian Property Institute.
Chris Smith, head of healthcare and retirement living property at AUI, said Ms Ciurlino's diversity of background, including experience as a valuer, will further strengthen the property funds management team.
"Cathy brings a breadth of experience to the position, having worked in the funds management and property management sides of the industry, and as a tenant and manager while at Pact Group.