Damien Keyes

Property Agent | Auctioneer

About me

About Damien

With 31 years of experience in the real estate and property industry Damien Keyes brings a unique approach to helping his clients achieve their property goals. It’s this right blend of professionalism and approachability that has seen many of Damien’s clients successfully buy and sell several properties through him over the years. Together with his wife Kirsty, they launched their own successful real estate brand in Townsville called Keyes & Co Property in 2012 and have created an excellent platform from which they can serve their community for decades to come. Passionate about the Townsville community, Damien along with his wife Kirsty are supporters of various local charity and junior sporting events and Damien’s work as an MC or auctioneer is well known at big events such as the Daniel Morcombe Foundation Gala Ball and the Ronald McDonald House Gala Ball.

Through his real estate sales platform, Damien leads a team of bright and committed career real estate agents that all share in the same passion- helping people achieve their real estate dreams. Living out his own dream, Damien’s legacy is through helping those on his team realise their own potential and share in their highs and lows throughout their respective property careers. Keyes & Co. Property and the work the company does through its agents and clients alike is something Damien is deeply passionate about and feels privileged to be part of and is genuinely excited about the journey that lays ahead.

- Damien has been in the Real Estate Industry since 1993
- Bachelor of Management (Marketing Major) James Cook University 2001
- Graduate Certificate in Business - Australian Institute of Business 2020
- GAICD , Australian Institute of Company Directors 2018
- Unrestricted Real Estate Agent’s Licence
- Licensed Auctioneer
- Company Director since 2004
- Corporations Licence since 2006
- Principal and Director of Keyes and Co. Property
- Member of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland
- Townsville Zone Chairman for the Real Estate Institute of Queensland 2013-2017
- Regional Board Director of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland 2017-2020

- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2014 Small Agency of the Year - Finalist
- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2014 Residential Salesperson of the Year-Finalist
- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2015 Residential Salesperson of the Year- Finalist
- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2016 Small Agency of the Year- Finalist
- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2016 Residential Salesperson of the Year- Finalist
- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2017 Small Agency of the Year- Finalist
- REIQ Awards for Excellence 2017- Residential Salesperson of the Year- Finalist

- Charity work
- Damien and Kirsty Keyes were on the founding committee of the North QLD Jelly Baby Gala Ball which raised funds for, and was endorsed by, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) to help find a cure for type 1 diabetes. In the black-tie event’s three years (2011, 2012 and 2013) just over $285,000 has been raised for JDRF. Damien was the events M.C. & Auctioneer and Kirsty Co-President of the organising committee and financial secretary for the charity event.
- Various local charities and not for profits offering Auctioneer and MC services including but not limited to:
- Ronald McDonald House Gala Ball
- Cutheringa Society
- Camp Quality
- Sky Foundation (Women’s Shelter)
- Cancer Council (various events across the city)
- Picnic Bay Surf Life Saving Club
- Leukemia Foundation
- Mates for Mates Gala Ball
- Sam Faust Foundation
- Brain Cancer
- Daniel Morcombe Foundation
- Junior Sports - Damien and Kirsty have been involved in coaching, managing and sponsoring Brothers Junior Rugby Union since 2013
- Junior Sports - Sponsored junior netball club Pheonix as well has Southern Cross Catholic School netball program