Joe Lenzo will retire as executive director of the Property Council of Australia in Western Australia in March next year, after 15 years in the job.
Chief executive of the Property Council Ken Morrison said Mr Lenzo had done a superb job over more than 15 years.
“Joe has been true leader of the industry who has wielded very significant political influence. It will be sad to see him go,” Mr Morrison said.
“His announcement provides us with plenty of time to recruit for a successor, a process which starts immediately.”
Property Council WA President, Chris Palandri said Mr Lezo had positioned the Property Council as the lead advocate for our industry and one of the most influential industry associations in the state.”
Mr Lenzo said: “The industry has made such a positive and remarkable contribution to the state’s built environment and in recent years has delivered the projects that have transformed Perth into one of the most vibrant and liveable cities in the world,” Mr Lenzo said.
“It has been a privilege working with so many talented and passionate West Australians in both the private and public arena.”