Our People

johnJohn Bond, Director

John is a founding Director of Primewest and has been instrumental in its growth and development. His background spans law, investment banking as well as property investment and development. 

 As a professional property investor, he has over 20 years’ experience in negotiating acquisitions, overseeing the development of properties and asset management. 

He is a qualified solicitor and also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Corporate Member of the Property Council. He is Chairman of The Fathering Project and a member of the Art Gallery of Western Australian Foundation Council.

JimJim Litis, Director

Jim is a founding Director of Primewest and has been instrumental in its growth and development.

 Jim qualified from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy).  However, not long after obtaining his degree, Jim decided to venture into retail and opened Douglas Hi Fi followed shortly thereafter with a Sony Central store.

 The business was a great success and eventually it was sold in late 1988 to a large public company.

 It was in the early 80’s that Jim’s interest in commercial property investments began with the acquisition of several CBD properties and a small shopping centre.

 By 1992 Jim had met his current fellow directors and Primewest was formed.

davidDavid Schwartz, Director

David is a founding Director of Primewest and has been instrumental in its growth and development.

David is a professional property investor with 25 years’ experience in negotiating acquisitions and overseeing the development of properties. He is a Non-Executive Director of Schaffer Corporation Ltd. Over the past 40 years David has been involved in many different businesses including: retail, manufacturing and distribution.

His property investments have been strongly focused on retail and commercial developments.

julianJulian Lodge, Chief Executive Officer

Julian has over 20 years’ experience in the property industry with particular capabilities in property development and the asset management of property investments. His focus lies with the management of Primewest and the optimum performance of each of its assets. He is a Board Member on the Western Australian Property Council Divisional Council. He holds a Diploma of Financial Markets (FINSIA), is a Senior Associate Member of FINSIA and is also a qualified Real Estate Agent.

Adam 1webAdam O’Donoghue, Head of Asset Management

Adam has over 12 years’ experience in the property industry and oversees the Asset Management department.

Adam and the asset management team seek to maximize property value and investor returns by improving a properties’ cash flow, closely managing and monitoring property expenditure and maintaining close relationships with existing and potential tenants and other stakeholders associated with the Primewest portfolio.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and in previous roles has worked as a taxation accountant.