Penny Higgs

Managing Director

Penny is the leader of an award winning real estate team. She has day to day responsibility for the smooth running of the business and the growth, stability and overall success of LJ Hooker Glenorchy. Her key areas of interest include team management and empowerment (Sales and Property Management), culture, growth, customer experience and marketing.

Penny has owned and operated businesses for over 25 years and has an extensive background in PR and marketing. She managed the international LJ Hooker PR team from 1992 to 2004 providing written materials and strategies to LJ Hooker offices across Australia and New Zealand.

Penny is currently a member of the LJ Hooker Admiral's Advisory Group and is the Tasmanian Representative on the prestigious LJ Hooker Franchise Owners Council. Together with co-director, Stuart Whyment, Penny was named the Vic/Tas Franchise Owner of the Year in 2018.

She holds a BA in Sociology and an LLB from the Australian National University. She is a licensed Property Representative and also holds a Diploma in Interior Design.

"It is a privilege to lead this stellar team of real estate professionals and the efficient and driven support team behind them. I believe in innovation, continual professional and personal growth as well as reward and celebration. If I had to choose one aspect of my role as the most important, it would be the creation and stimulation of a high performance culture within our company."

  • Admiral Advisory Group
    Admiral Advisory Group

My Awards

  • Annual VIC/TAS - Business Owner Of The Year - Aug 2018
  • Admiral Advisory Group - Jul 2017