OurTeam

Our team is dedicated to providing you with the best personalised service every step of the way to create a dream home that’s uniquely yours.

Established in 1987, Comdain Homes has been trading for more than 30 years – a great testament to our persistence, resolve, financial capability and commitment to excellence as a luxury custom home builder.

With an emphasis on quality over quantity, every project is treated with the dedication and professionalism it deserves and we take great care in matching our project managers with each individual client to ensure the best possible build experience.

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John Coen

Managing Director

John is a highly regarded industry professional, with the foresight to accommodate the complexities of modern design, urban requirements and on site relations.

He is the Managing Director of Comdain Homes with his brother James, a business they started more than 30 years ago. Like James, John has a hands on approach and is a jack of all trades. John makes it his business to be involved with all of our clients and all of our projects.

James Coen

Managing Director

John is a highly regarded industry professional, with the foresight to accommodate the complexities of modern design, urban requirements and on site relations.

An eye for detail that’s unrivalled. James shares both the position of Managing Director for Comdain Homes with his brother John and the same passion to be an outstanding residential builder. Like John, James is very hands on. Starting in the industry with a carpentry background James has the ability to blend his technical and practical building background to produce outstanding outcomes. His eye for detail is unrivalled.

Rod Ord

General Manager – Sales

Extensive industry knowledge. Rod has the responsibility to develop and manage the marketing strategy and oversees the sales team at Comdain. With over 40 years’ experience as a residential builder of multi-unit and individually designed homes he is well qualified. As a past president of HIA Victoria and a past member of the Building Commission’s Appeals Board & Practitioners Board, Rod has a high industry profile as well as extensive industry knowledge.

Teresa Whitmore

Chief Financial Officer

Driven by accuracy and diligence.

Teresa has a Bachelor of Business Accounting and heads up the Comdain Homes Accounting team. Teresa has been with us for 19 years and her role involves accurate and diligent financial data and reporting. She is a highly regarded experienced professional who provides expert advice on financial Procedures and Management systems and advice on suitable company structures and taxation matters.

Millissa Vitali

Design and Documentation Manager

An incredible eye for detail. Millissa has a Bachelor Degree in Design & Planning plus a Diploma in Building and Design Technology. At Comdain she is responsible for the design and documentation of your home as well as collaborating with various external consultants to guarantee best possible outcomes.

Millissa’s role is vital in ensuring all the fine details come together. She is exceptional in this responsibility achieving continued outstanding results.

Steven Firth

Construction Manager

Team leader with exceptional industry knowledge.

Steven is an outstanding team leader and communicator with exceptional industry knowledge who has the responsibility of overseeing all construction projects to ensure each Comdain project meets our high standards of excellence. He also manages our on site Project Management team. Steven is a registered builder with in excess of 16 years’ experience in construction management for the luxury home market

Seamus O’Brien

Building Consultant

 

A real passion for custom designed homes. With a background in building and real estate, Seamus has a passion for custom designed homes. He loves to watch the journey as every client’s dream and end creation is unique to them.

Seamus is a great communicator and has a vast understanding of property values and opportunities. He works closely with clients from initial contact stage through the preliminary design stage to construction commencement, delivering the best possible service and guidance in such a critical and exciting time for people.

Kate Dunn

Building Consultant

Extensive experience in custom luxury home design and construction. With over 20 years in the design and construction industry, Kate has extensive experience in custom luxury home design and managing a professional building experience for clients.

After studying Architecture and Construction Management at Deakin, Kate found a strong passion in working alongside high-quality custom home builders in Hawaii, New York, New Jersey and back home in Melbourne.