Our People

With offices in Brisbane and Perth, Australia, we are a privately owned property development and management company with a proven track record in successfully developing, operating and owning various asset classes across multiple industry sectors

Retire Australia and Unilodge are large and successful national businesses formed by Russell McCart and his partners. They followed the Pacifica doctrine of being ahead of the curve, aggregating, adding efficiency through lean professional management and thereby adding great value.


Russell McCart

Managing Director

30+ Years experience

Russell is the founder and Managing Director of Pacifica. He has extensive experience in both publicly listed and private organisations. Russell’s strengths lie in identifying first rate sites and focusing on excellent design and architecture to create the types of development for which have stood the test of time. His commitment towards design excellence has resulted in numerous awards including “Best Residential sub-division and the “Best of the Best Presidents Award at the UDIA Awards for Excellence. As Managing Director, Russell has overseen a portfolio of assets with an end development value of well over $1 billion. Russell leads the Pacifica business with integrity and strong family values.

John Zendler


25+ Years experience

John has over 25 years of experience within the construction and property industry combining both practical onsite experience with Executive General Management positions held both nationally and internationally. His strengths lie in his in depth knowledge of the development and construction process and his ability to identify and bring together the best teams to successfully deliver quality projects. John is a passionate campaigner for more sustainable and reliable Modern Methods of Construction and is a highly respected thought leader in this field.