Meet the team

Richard O'Sullivan


Richard has been part of the South African Real Estate Industry since 1991. He joined Anglo American Property Services and went on to become their youngest Leasing Director responsible for their Retail, Commercial and Industrial portfolios.

Subsequent to Broll Property Group acquiring Anglo American Property Services, he was appointed Managing Director of Broll Retail. In 2006 Richard left Corporate to join Retail Africa as Partner responsible for leasing of their new Projects and existing Portfolio.

Currently he is dividing his time between securing New Development opportunities and leasing Retail Africa’s substantial Development Pipeline. He has a love for all things Retail, the fast pace of Johannesburg, a passion for exotic cars and pursuing the next deal.

Hilton Dukes


Hilton completed his Bcom (Hons) at the University of Natal. He first became involved in retail developments whilst at Colliers RMS and was involved in a variety of different types of developments including Monte Casino, Lakeside Mall and Riverside Mall.

After six years he joined Broll Property Group where he was involved in existing retail centers and new developments. Some of these were in Tanzania, Namibia, Ghana, Nigeria and Mauritius. He joined Retail Africa in 2010 and has been involved in the leasing of all the new and redeveloped centers undertaken by the group. Hilton is a keen sportsman and enjoys golf, cycling and the outdoors.

Alessandro Nizetich


Alessandro grew up in Johannesburg. He was schooled at King Edward VII and is completing a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Business Management at the University of South Africa. He started his career in Property at the tender age of 21.

His passions include Property and Sports.

Emma Deetlefs


Emma was born and raised on a small holding in Bryanston, Johannesburg, with a father involved in property it was in her blood from the beginning. With a foundation in commercial & residential management and comprehensive experience as a commercial property broker and consultant, she completed her Certificate for the Commercial Property Practitioner through Pretoria University/ SAPOA whilst working under the guidance of the late Alastair Barclay.

She is a competitive show jumper, avid powerlifter and attempted gardener.

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