Richie Thornton

Principal

L.J. Hooker Tamworth is independently owned and operated by DRE Downtown Real Estate Pty Ltd, whose principal Shareholders and Directors are Richie and Robyn Thornton.

Richie Thornton is the Licensee and is a Licensed Real Estate Stock and Station and Business Agent. He has been in Real Estate in Tamworth in the same location for Nineteen years. Prior to entering Real Estate, Richie had seven years experience in Accounting and six years experience in the Computer Industry. Richie together with wife Robyn acquired the L.J. Hooker franchise in November 1987.

Richie is an Accredited L.J. Hooker Auctioneer and is a member of the L.J. Hooker Admirals Club (Business Development and Marketing Committee) and L.J. Hooker Captains Club. He is a past President of the New England Division of the Real Estate Institute and from a Community point of view has served as President of the Tamworth and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Director of the Tamworth Development Corporation. Richie was also the recipient of L.J. Hooker's highest award the "Sir Leslie Hooker Award", in 1996 and 1997 - the only person to date to have won the award two years in a row. Richie specialises in the sale of Commercial/Industrial Property and oversees the Sales and Marketing aspects of the business. He is also the current International president of the Non residential Specialists Chapter for L.J. Hooker.


  • 21 Club 21 Club
  • Life Admiral Life Admiral

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My Awards

  • Life Admiral - Jul 2017
  • 21 Club - Nov 2008
  • Sir Leslie Hooker Award - Sep 1997
  • Sir Leslie Hooker Award - Sep 1996