Sophie Dugan, as Partner and Head of Asset Management at Dugan & Co Property, is passionate about the power of commercial property to help unlock and accelerate financial prosperity and build intergenerational wealth.
Sophie’s expertise is both broad and deep in all facets of the Commercial Real Estate sector and her acumen extends international waters. With her extensive background in Real Estate Corporate Finance and rent roll acquisitions, coupled with her role as at Dugan & Co Property Australia; a company specialising in asset management, sales, leasing, and strategic property solutions for commercial, industrial, and retail properties nationwide, makes Sophie a unique educator in this field.
Sophie first established herself as a distinguished figure in the realm of Real Estate Corporate Finance in the UK, boasting an impressive tenure of over eight years in the finance sector. Her notable experience included managing a substantial finance portfolio of 1.6 billion GBP of structured real estate capital at the Royal Bank of Scotland. Returning back to Australia, where she played a pivotal role as a Relationship Manager at Westpac Victoria, providing capital and business growth strategies for rent roll acquisitions.
As a foundation member at Dugan & Co Property Australia, Sophie’s journey as one of the Partners has provided her with a profound understanding of asset management businesses and the commercial property market. This experience has enabled her to refine portfolio efficiency, improve performance, and optimise asset returns for her clients.
Her tenure in the industry and excellence in the field has not gone unnoticed; with her recent accolade as a business award winner with Abundance Global in 2023, a testament to her exceptional abilities and thorough knowledge.
Strategic thinking, innovative approaches, and stand-out market-leading tactics make her an invaluable asset to the high-value private investment community. Sophie loves connecting with clients and businesses, building instant rapport to nurture professional relationships and partnerships with people from all walks of life. At Dugan & Co Property Australia, Sophie continues to assist the leadership team and thriving commercial real estate company to reach new heights. Her ability to deliver optimal performance, serve on the Groups Advisory Board, and act as a trusted advisor for her valued clients has solidified her reputation as a leader in the field.
Sophie’s insight and experience make her a sought-after voice in commercial real estate education. She serves as a panel expert for Rethink Commercial Education, providing guidance and setting new standards of excellence in the industry.
As an experienced professional with a proven track record, Sophie Dugan is poised to continue making significant strides in the commercial real estate industry. Her extensive expertise drive innovation, excellence, and results for her clients, all while contributing to the broader community through lifetime giving projects and sustainability initiatives.