About Us

The Business Behind Thredbo Ski Accommodation

In Thredbo, Perisher, Lake Crackenback, and along the Alpine Way over the past ten years Forbes Stynes Prestige Property Sales have sold real estate in the Snowy Mountains. Buying and selling around 400 properties in the Snowy Mountains in and around the Kosciusko National Park.

The Forbes Stynes philosophy recognizes and embraces the essence of the high mountain and skiing real estate; a place where people come to enjoy mountain high country lifestyle, where the sophistication of the city meets the friendly country life; the village atmosphere of Thredbo, the height of Perisher, Smiggins Hole and Guthega, the laid back nature of Lake Crackenback lifestyle, and the rural peace of the Alpine Way; where lifestyle  investment real estate opportunities abound and where we look forward to helping you, your friends and families to discover the lakes and mountains.

About Thredbo Ski Accommodation

Our Thredbo Accommodation philosophy encompasses the aim of our real estate business; to provide our customers with premium Thredbo accommodation and ski holiday opportunities and deliver accountable results with total integrity and frankness.

Our Thredbo property management is modern and innovative, and clearly understand the needs of our Thredbo clients as they juggle the pressures of the modern lifestyle. We help them to understand snow holiday accommodation in Thredbo, the budget and luxury Thredbo travel market in apartments and houses, and achieve their aims of providing great Thredbo holiday deals

Our combined experience recognizes the profound changes sweeping the real estate marketing world. We know that more guests are using on-line holiday booking systems, Google and internet marketing to make the right decisions about their Thredbo and Perisher accommodation. With extensive experience, and feedback from previous customers, we have developed a usable and informative website to provide excellent Thredbo rental management and property services. Thredbo ski Accommodation provides you with a unique mountain experience in the Thredbo accommodation property market.

Meet the TSA Team

Our Thredbo Property Management Team is innovative and clearly understands the needs of our Thredbo clients as they juggle the pressures of a modern lifestyle. Our talented team of highly professional agents see themselves as mutually accountable for the successful outcome of all properties in the care of our agency, and provide each other with the support to achieve this.


    With over 20 years of real estate experience and a sales portfolio that includes billions of dollars in residential and site sales, acquisitions and land subdivisions, Paul has established an enviable reputation in the industry. Paul has been a Director of several global real estate companies, including CBRE, Colliers International, McGrath and Ray White, where he has managed teams of over 40 staff. Regionally, Paul has been a Director/Principal of agencies in Bega, Tathra and Merimbula, where he has achieved record sales whilst overseeing a portfolio of over 600 residential and holiday managements. Bringing this wealth of experience to ski accommodation and sales throughout Thredbo, Lake Crackenback and Jindabyne, Paul is committed to ensuring exemplary service, and a sales process that consistently exceeds client expectations. With outstanding leadership, innovative marketing initiatives and effective business systems, Paul provides a streamlined service that can only be accomplished by a professional of his character and experience.


    With 27 years as a licensed Business and Real Estate agent, Craig has an extensive history operating in both local, national & international markets. Over the last 17 years, Craig has largely specialised in the project marketing of high-end developments, along with medium and high-rise apartment, master planned residential communities throughout NSW, Sydney and QLD. Craig has a significant depth of knowledge in all aspects of the real estate industry, including understanding detailed architectural plans and construction programs, overseeing site teams both on and off-site and handling all facets of complex projects. His experience entails liaising with diverse project stakeholders, including clients, architects, creative teams, development management, creative marketing teams and builders, as well as managing and leasing both residential and retail/commercial premises. During his corporate career, Craig has held senior positions with Multiplex Developments, Marsim Developments & Construction, Stockland, as well as joint Managing Director & Partner of Knight Frank Project Marketing. He now brings his wealth of experience and elite Sales and Management record to Forbes Stynes Real Estate and Thredbo Ski Accommodation.


    Michelle has been selling real estate for twenty two years. She moved to Thredbo in October, 2000 after working in the competitive real estate market in Sydney for three years. She holds the following qualifications: Licensed Real Estate and Business Sales Agent (No. 985331); Registered Valuer (No. 6892); and Strata Manager. Her extensive work experience in the mountains has included seven years as the licensee of Thredbo Real Estate, and 12 years as a Partner of Forbes Stynes Real Estate. As a result of concentrated effort on marketing and website development, sales training, and a thorough knowledge of all aspects of alpine property, including the leasehold structure in the National Park, Michelle has built a formidable and extensive database of property owners and potential buyers. This experience and knowledge has enabled Michelle to be the preeminent sales agent in Thredbo, Perisher and Lake Crackenback. This means if you are selling or buying alpine property you have to talk to Michelle.


    Born and raised in Jindabyne and skiing since she was just two years old, Jess brings a passion and knowledge of the local landscape together with a proven, seven-year track record in real estate. Having previously worked at Main Range Real Estate in Jindabyne, Jess joined Thredbo Ski Accommodation and Forbes Stynes Real Estate in 2017. While skilled in all areas of property management, Jess brings to the team a particular specialisation in residential and holiday management, utilising her unique knowledge as a long-time local to benefit the experiences of tenants and guests.


    The newest member of the team, Byron brings with him a range of experience, including over 10 years of working in snow sports. After completing tertiary studies in marketing and marketing management, Byron began to transition into hotel management in 2011. He then went on to spend two years in a 5-star, 168-room resort in the Whitsundays, and four years in a 4-star, 361-room resort on the Sunshine Coast, before relocating to Jindabyne in 2017. Since his return, Byron has worked as Manager at Alpine Gables, successfully guiding the business to become one of the most highly-reviewed and popular hotels in Jindabyne, in turn increasing business and revenue to its highest levels to date. Byron takes great pride in maintaining an exceptional level of customer service, along with being a tremendous source of local knowledge for guests, fostered through his personal hobbies of skiing, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, and even making use of the local frisbee golf courses.


    Susie was born and raised in the Snowy mountains and leads a very active lifestyle, enjoying all that the Snowy Mountains has to offer through skiing, horse riding, mountain biking and water skiing. Susie has been in the customer service industry for over 17 years’ which made the move to property management an easy progression. Since completing Business College majoring in Sports Management & Events, Susie has gained her professional experience through local hotels such as Novotel & Rydges and internationally in Niseko Alpine Developments. Susie has an eye for detail and goes above and beyond for our owners and guests alike.