Genette Purnell


Genette has been working in the real estate industry since 1977, commencing her career as a Property Manager with Bertram Real Estate, then located at the Deakin shops. In 1983 after time out as a mother, she returned to Bertram’s as a sales person.  Genette moved from Bertram Real Estate to Dell Flanagan Real Estate where she and her husband Kevin managed the Sales Section.

In 1987 Genette and Kevin opened Purnell Citywide in its current location and the business has grown from strength to strength and now manages over 300 properties.

Genette is known throughout the real estate industry as a very professional and knowledgeable person and her wise counsel is often sought from those within and outside the industry. She also has served on the Professional Practices Committee of the Real Estate Institute of the ACT, been an active member and secretary of Canberra East Rotary Club, a board member of the French-Australian Pre-School Association and  has participated in many other community based activities.

Genette oversees the day to day running of the business in both sales and property management and is always ready to lend a helping hand!  She is also very good at problem solving, so if you have a ‘tricky’ question and can’t find an answer please feel free to give Genette a call.