Meet the team

Vince Furfaro

Director

Vince is the Project Manager Lead and director for Avanti, leading the team in projects and client relations.

He brings more than 13 years’ experience in construction management delivering projects across the commercial, education, government and residential sectors.

With a genuine passion for the industry, Vince has been able to deliver successful projects and maintain long standing relationships with his clients resulting in repeat work.

His passion and commitment to his clients is evident in Vince being awarded multiple Master Builders Association awards for interior fitouts in 2009 and 2015.

 

Recent projects:

Vince was the project manager responsible for the planning, design and delivery of the following projects:

  • 13,500m2 project consolidation for a leading global financial company in Sydney CBD ($4.5 million)
  • Pacific National – Enfield Yard Offices ($300K)
  • Jill & Jack Daily & Bonny Group ($500K)
  • Jill & Jack Daily & Trinity Petroleum ($300K)
  • Residential Projects ($1M)

Vince has completed a Bachelor of Construction Management at Western Sydney University.

Sally Furfaro

Project Team Leader

Sally is the Project Team Leader at Avanti, responsible for fostering high performing project teams, enabling Avanti to deliver customer driven and competitive solutions for their clients.

Sally has more than 11 years’ experience in architectural design including project management, building design, 3D computer aided drafting, detailing, specifying, and construction administration. Her project experience ranges from small scaled residential projects to high rise mixed-use developments consisting of 256 units.

Sally has led the design of complex projects in a wide range of building types. She oversees the design of all projects from concept to construction documentation whilst working closely with a team of designers.

Since joining the Avanti team, Sally has become actively involved with many of our most technically demanding projects. Sally provides the Avanti team with intelligent solutions and valued engineering for clients and delivery teams. Sally will work collaboratively with pre contract and design teams from initial concept phase through to design development and construction phase to provide the best possible solution for each project. With an eye for technical coordination, documentation, and construction administration, she keeps communication flowing between consultants, the design team, and the client. Her role is an integral part of any project team.

Robert Furfaro

Project Team Leader

Robert is a Project Manager at Avanti Projects. He has more than 12 years’ experience working in plumbing, carpentry and cladding. He has extensive knowledge of the hydraulic and roofing trades and has a sound understanding of site management and the construction process.

Robert’s focus is on quality, being hands on and maintaining strong relationships with his clients and subcontractors.

 

Recent projects:

  • Construction of two dwellings and subdivision in Chipping Norton
  • Terrace extension and refurbishment at 84 Crystal Street Petersham
  • Construction of new two storey dwelling in Mortdale
  • Construction of new designer dwelling in Ramsgate
  • Construction of new two storey dwelling in Denham Court
  • Construction of five townhouses in Moorebank

Robert has completed a certificate in Plumbing at Miller TAFE.

Melanie Brizgala

Building Cadet

Melanie is an Administrative Assistant and Building Cadet at Avanti Projects whilst completing a Bachelor of Construction Project Management at the University of Technology Sydney.

Melanie works with the Avanti team across procurement, trade analysis, site and safety documentation, processing subcontractor and supplier invoices and project progressions.

Luca Marongiu

Contracts Administrator

Luca is a Contracts Administrator at Avanti Projects proficient in liaising with Subcontractors, Clients, Consultants, Council and other Stakeholders. Luca’s experience covers mixed use developments from $10 – $25 million.

Luca has completed a bachelor of construction and project management at University of Technology Sydney.

Michael Papanicolaou

Felipe Reinoso

Renato Gregorio