Meet the Private Property team

Private Property South Africa
Cathy Nolan

surekaWalking into our finance department, I am generally struck by the silence … punctuated only by the industrious ticking of fingers on keyboards. But don’t be fooled into thinking that Private Property’s “bean counters” are boring pin-stripe people! Here’s some more about them:



“I love my job, love helping people in my team and love my team – and this after a full six years with the company! During this time I’ve learned – apart from the fact that Private Property hires fab staff – that the only constant here is change … we just roll with it. My kids are my everything: my daughter Tarya is three and my son Cayden is seven, and we enjoy watching movies together. But I must say that any opportunity to see a film that isn’t an animated Disney production is very welcome!”


“I have been with Private Property from February 2013 but the highlight of the year – for me – was getting married in the September. My husband Raheem and I spent our honeymoon in Phuket. Since then we’re also visited Dubai and Bangkok – the travel bug has definitely bitten! In-between planning trips, I like to hang out at the mall. What can I say, I’m such a girl.”


“The first thing my colleagues would say about me is that I adore the Hello Kitty brand! But I have a soft spot for kitties – and doggies – in general. My husband and I have four dogs, Troy, Jackie, Bella and Roxy, and our ‘stray’ cat is called Snowy. I’ve been with the Private Property team for nine years now … and I’m studying accounting to further my career goals.”


“I love to travel and I am spending December with my son in Virginia in the USA. I enjoy cold weather and I am so looking forward to building a snowman and seeing the wonderland of Christmas lights everywhere. I love animals and care very much about their welfare: I have a menagerie of pets at home! I always try to ‘pay it forward’ by helping people who are less fortunate than I am.”

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