Awarded the Platinum Award – Top Income Producer 2018 & 2019
Awarded the Top Auction Performance Award 2018
Marino migrated to Australia in 1973. In his native Colombia he worked for 5 years for the Central Bank of Colombia, first as a messenger, and as he progressed with his studies was promoted to Head Office as a data analyst reporting to the bank’s Head of Accountancy.
Marino did a few odd jobs from 1973 to 1976 then enrolled himself as a full time student at Sydney Tech to get his accountants certificate recognised in Australia. In 1978 he started working as an accountant’s assistant for a screen printing firm in Surry Hills, he was with that company for 2 years. In 1980 he got his first job in real estate with James and Fear Real Estate Agents in Kingsford as a residential sales agent. In 1983 he purchased the James and Fear branches of Randwick and Maroubra, he ran these two offices until 1988 when he sold them to establish Richardson and Wrench Mascot to concentrate on selling commercial, industrial and development sites. An opportunity was presented to Marino to purchase Laing & Simmons Potts Point in 1995. Marino sold the Potts Point office in 2005. From 2005 to 2007 Marino ran the industrial division of Silver & Co in South Sydney. From 2007 to 2009 Marino dedicated himself to put together development sites in the Sydney metropolitan area and a couple of big projects in Brisbane. In 2009 Marino joined Taylor Nicholas South Sydney subsequently becoming one of our first franchisees in 2011.