5 October 2017
| Category - Media Releases

Industry mourns the death of a gentleman and a leader

Anthony Leonard Boyd, known by most as Tony, passed away suddenly at the age of 46 on the 20th September, 2017 while on holiday with family.

With more than 20 years of property and funds management experience in Australia and overseas, Tony was universally respected and well known in the industry for his integrity and leadership.

Tony held a Master of Property Economics from Queensland University of Technology, a Bachelor of Valuation and Property Management, was a registered valuer and property economist.  He was an active member of the property investment community and mentored and trained junior colleagues with a focus on social leadership.

Tony was a Fellow and the immediate past Chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Queensland and Northern Territory.

He co-founded Stronghold Investment Services with Steve de Nys and Bruce Anderson in 2013 and his attention to detail and extensive experience in commercial valuation and advisory, property finance and funds management contributed to Stronghold’s success to date and the exciting future which lies ahead for the company and its investors.

Prior to the foundation of Stronghold, Tony was the CEO of an integrated property funds management company and before that, the Director of Property Finance at NAB, responsible for institutional investment and development lending and advisory across a broad spectrum of property and related transactions.

Throughout his career in real estate and institutional banking, Tony has always been generous with his time and knowledge.  His professionalism and leadership will be sorely missed.

Tony was a family man, and a true gentleman. He leaves behind his wife and 3 young children.

A funeral service will be held at St Finbarr’s Catholic Church, 202 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove on Tuesday 10th October at 10.30am.

There will be a small morning tea following the service at the St Finbarr’s School Hall.

The wake with be held at the Victoria Park Golf Course Bistro, Herston Road, Herston from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.

Friends and industry colleagues are welcome to attend to pay their respects and celebrate the life of this extraordinary individual who was taken from us far too soon.

If you are intending to come along to the wake please can you RSVP by 9th October to Barbara.Adams@optus.com.au for catering numbers.