Caydon Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team brings a wealth of experience to Caydon. Experts in their field, they are guided by a desire to move people’s lives and cities forward.

Joe Russo
Managing Principal, US & Australia

Joe founded Caydon in 1999 and continues to be hands-on from concept to the successful completion of every project. He’s always a step ahead of the market in predicting the most desirable locations, and makes the most of every viable opportunity presented to him.

Jarrod Stratton
Chief Operations Officer

With over 20 years experience in development and construction, Jarrod has been instrumental in delivering more than 3,000 apartments across many high profile projects. He is passionate about ensuring the developments enhance communities for years to come.

Michael Sain
Sales Director of Channel Sales, Wholesale and Acquisitions

With a deep interest in property and over 17 years of national and international property experience; Michael’s extensive expertise includes green-field land acquisitions, large scale off-the-plan developments and medium density projects.

Giuditta De Santis
Director of Architecture & Design

Giuditta leads our in-house Architecture & Design Team. Her thorough and collaborative approach is accompanied by a creative flair that ensures remarkable results across all projects.

Steve Williams
Director of Sales & Marketing

Steve has more than 15 years senior management in marketing, general and brand management. Delivering profitable growth across consumer goods and commercial sectors, Steve’s experience spans fashion, FMCG, liquor, water, agriculture and property.

Robert Yin
Director of Finance

Robert comes with a wealth of experience in property development finance, specialising in structures and taxation. He is responsible for the daily management of internal finance, and also provides input into the strategic direction of Caydon.

Michael Ciabotti
Senior Development Manager

Michael has over 14 years industry experience, and has delivered an impressive 4,000 apartments along with commercial, retail, industrial, hospitality and government projects. During his long career, Michael has shifted from construction to property development, making him a valuable source of knowledge and experience.