Experience/Credentials

Alongside growing the Snowden Parkes Group, Tony has also spent many years as an advocate for the business community at large. He has held various community appointments including:

• Member of the board to The Real Estate Employers' Federation (REEF),
• Chairperson of the Riverside Business Forum,
• Accredited Real Estate trainer for the Jenman Approved Group
• Key note speaker at the annual Jenman Approved Real Estate conventions,
• Property commentator for Margaret Lomas My Property TV,
• Guest speaker on Sky Business News Live Your Money Your Call,
• Past President of the Ryde Macquarie Park Chamber of Commerce,
• Past President and member of the Rotary Club of Ryde,
• Economic Development Advisory Committee member for Ryde City Council,
• Macquarie Park Forum member for Ryde City Council,
• Past Chairman of the Community Consultation Committee for the redevelopment of Top Ryde City Shopping Centre,
• Member of the Community Consultation Committee for the Redevelopment of the Ryde Civic Centre on behalf of Ryde City Council,
• Past member of the Civic Precinct Advisory Committee on behalf of Ryde City Council, and
• Justice of the Peace

Specialising in:

  • Denistone
  • Denistone East
  • Denistone West
  • East Ryde
  • Eastwood
  • Ermington
  • Gladesville
  • Hunters Hill
  • Macquarie Park
  • Meadowbank
  • Melrose Park
  • North Ryde
  • Putney
  • Ryde
  • West Ryde

About agent

Honesty and ethical practices form the core of Tony’s business dealings. These fundamental principles have enabled Tony to build trusted long-term relationships with clients. As a result, Tony has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in the property industry.

In 1980, having completed a B.A. degree in Economics and Accounting, Tony commenced his real estate career as a salesperson. He was made a partner of the real estate office in 1982 and became sole owner of the Snowden Parkes Group of Companies in 1985, at 27 years of age. Since this time, Tony has continued to build the Snowden Parkes Group into a diverse, highly successful group of companies.

Tony Abboud has spent the past 36 years building strong and profitable partnerships with developers, both large and small. In doing so, Tony has earned a reputation for generating outstanding results for his clients.

Tony’s competitive and disciplined approach has further boosted his reputation for success. His driven and professional approach has created outstanding results for his clients. You can trust that Tony will deliver on his promises, his integrity is guaranteed.

Indeed, the entire Snowden Parkes team has great respect for its clients and offers a highly personalised service. The team consists of experienced consultants who truly love what they do.

Tony has spent many years working with the Ryde, Parramatta, Hills Shire, Penrith, Fairfield and Hornsby Councils. He has also worked directly with various State Government departments both at staff and ministerial level.


The many advantages that Tony’s knowledge and experience brings to clients include:
• An understanding of the needs of individual land owners. He recognises what drives developers, especially their costings
• An in-depth knowledge of planning laws at Local and State Government level, and the various instruments available to all parties to achieve the best outcome.
• The ability to satisfy the stringent requirements of both employed staff and elected representatives at local and state level.
• Expertise in marketing properties.
• An ability to successfully conduct off-market transactions. Many of the best outcomes happen via an off-market transaction.
• The leadership skills required to generate the best outcomes for ‘clusters’ or groups of owners; those who come together to form a site with development potential.

Kind words from a few of Tony's client

“Tony heads up a really professional team. They know everything to know about property and the local area. His advice to me has been invaluable and when visiting his business everyone smiles and says hello.”

David Tompkins, June 2016

“I could not speak more highly of Tony, Melissa, Jodie, Kristina, and the team at SP. A real joy to do business with; highly, highly recommend. Look on their Facebook and Instagram to see how highly regarded they are by their other clients, too. Thanks guys!”

Gemma Simon, March 2017

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