Ben recognised his passion for real estate at a very young age, undertaking a Bachelor of Building Construction and Property at the University of New South Wales. After successful completion of his Bachelor degree, Ben was employed by the public company Charter Hall, Australia’s Leading Property Funds Management and Development Company. Whilst employed by Charter Hall, he was responsible for the development of exclusive high end residential and large scale commercial properties within Sydney and Brisbane. Ben left the corporate environment to pursue greater opportunities and engage his entrepreneurial
Since leaving Charter Hall, Ben has become a pioneering serial entrepreneur, having Co-founded Cohen Handler, Australia’s largest real estate buyer’s agency in 2009. Ben is a pioneering serial entrepreneur, having Co-founded Cohen Handler, Australia’s largest real estate buyer’s agency in 2009. Ben as CEO has been responsible for growing the 8-figure business over a 7-year period. With a team of 70+, Ben’s central focus is on the overall business strategy, growth and management of all the departments.
Through his journey as an entrepreneur, Ben has also co-founded and remains director of AuctionWiz, Australia’s fastest growing online real estate auction platform. In conjunction with Cohen Handler, Ben’s latest venture is a e-learning company called the Buyer’s Agent Institute. Ben’s core strengths relate to his ability to create successful strategies, his futuristic thinking and execution.