Meet the Team

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A family owned Australian business
Best business of 2021

Anthony Shalala


Director - Anthony Shalala

With over 10 years’ experience in the Building/Construction and Real Estate industries, the company is led by Director Anthony Shalala; a qualified builder who strives upon delivering supreme customer service to clients through four key factors –

  • Attention to detail
  • Honest, clear approach / communication with clients from start to finish with the highest of work ethics
  • Driven by high, quality work and service
  • Ambition and dedication to work hard and go above and beyond to cater for the client’s wants / needs

Anthony is the Director of Five Star Builders. He is also at the forefront of Operations with Co-Director and Project Manager, Sarkis Barakat also taking on the role of BDM and Sales Manager, providing quotations and negotiating contracts to suit various clientele.

With goals to be his own boss, Anthony started out in Real Estate as a Salesman; selling over 300 properties in 3 years while developing property at the same time. While gaining hands on experience in the industry, Anthony earnt himself numerous qualifications including a Diploma in Building and Construction.

This has allowed Anthony to develop the necessary skills, knowledge and expertise to develop and lead Five Star Builders – a well-known, successful and reputable company.

Sarkis Barakat


Co-Director - Sarkis Barakat

Sarkis Barakat is a registered builder and the Co-Director, Project and On-site Manager of Five Star Builders; bringing many years of experience and expertise to the company. With a Diploma of Building and Construction and numerous other qualifications, Sarkis strives and thrives upon delivering the ultimate customer service to clients through four key factors –

  • Professional work ethic on and off site
  • Honest and clear communication with all parties
  • Catering to clients’ requests punctually, with a high attention to detail
  • Solving concerns and issues on site promptly with ease

Sarkis is not afraid to get his hands dirty. Property development is what he knows best! Sarkis has worked on numerous projects including over 100 high residential units in Turramurra and Parramatta and has worked in the role of Quality Assurance Officer on numerous projects.

Sarkis is an honest, hardworking, all-rounder with an eye for high quality work and a knack for personable communication, which makes him the perfect individual to oversee all Operations of Five Star Builders with Co-Director Anthony Shalala.

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    Anna Leimonitis
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    Monique Younis
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    Nicola Barakat
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    Tanyel Mehmet
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    Zahi Kahawaty
    Sales Consultant
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    Matthew Wood
    Site Supervisor
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    Eva Chahoud
    Architectural Designer
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    Tony Romeo
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