John McGrath is considered one of the most influential figures in the Australian property industry. As Founder and Executive Director of McGrath Limited, he took McGrath Estate Agents from a lounge room start-up in 1988 to one of Australia's most successful residential real estate groups, listing McGrath Limited on the Australian Stock Exchange in November 2015.
An integrated real estate services business, McGrath today is one of the fastest growing real estate companies in Australia with over 100 offices and an established market presence in NSW, the ACT, Queensland, and more recently Victoria.
In October 2008, John was honoured by the Real Estate Institute of NSW with the Woodrow Weight OBE Award, a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contribution to the real estate industry.
John himself has become a spokesperson for the industry both in Australia and internationally. John has five books that have reached bestseller status including “You Don’t Have To Be Born Brilliant” and “You Inc.”. In “The Ultimate Guide to Real Estate”, John shares with the reader his invaluable knowledge on the Australian property market.
John is a Non-Executive Director of REA Group and also the South Sydney “Rabbitohs,” which is one of his great passions.