Our Team

Meet your multi-award winning property management team.


Neil Henson

Neil Henson is the licensee of Roost Realty. Neil is a retired soldier and after serving in the British Army for 14 years he chose to take a turn in his career and break into real estate by founding Roost Realty with wife Michelle in 2012.

Neil’s business portfolio also includes Foresite Management Body Corporate and Hardcastle Resort.

REINT awards 2016 at the Convention Centre, Darwin. November 5

REINT awards 2016 at the Convention Centre, Darwin. November 5


Michelle Henson

Michelle Henson is an original Territorian, having been born and bred in Darwin before heading to Queensland and then onto the UK and UAE where she has worked in Marketing and Sales for the last 17 years.

With previous experience in the real estate industry and some hotel reception management, Michelle has strong marketing, administration and management skills which will be duly applied to the renting and running of your property.

Naomi Henson

Naomi Henson has been with Roost Realty since 2012. She has a background in crowd control, which involved dealing with aggressive individuals and making sure the public have the highest level of protection by eliminating potential risks. This has aided her greatly in her real estate career as she has a clear understanding of risk elimination and endeavours to protect your property from harm. She also has a degree in Public and Community Services and enjoys fishing and skiing.

Gemma Minissale

Gemma is a Darwin local and has been with Roost Realty for almost a year, starting out as a receptionist before moving up into property management. She is based at our Bellamack office and manages our operations and properties in Palmerston and the surrounding areas. With a background in retail, Gemma understands what is required to deliver the high standard of customer service that Roost Realty offers to our clients. In her spare time Gemma enjoys camping and fishing.

Nadia Mikhaylova

Recently relocating from Dubai to Darwin, Russian-born Nadia has a knack for interior design.  Nadia enjoys Muay Thai, Krav Maga and a good game of tennis. She is a business woman and finished university with a Bachelor Degree in Economics. Nadia has also obtained her real estate license and is based in the Darwin CBD, managing everything from apartments to houses.

REINT awards 2016 at the Convention Centre, Darwin. November 5

REINT awards 2016 at the Convention Centre, Darwin. November 5

Laura Wright

Laura is the General Manager at Roost Realty and has been with us since 2014. Recently relocating to the Gold Coast to launch our Queensland Office, Laura has a Diploma in Property Services and has an extensive background in administration, customer service and hospitality. These experiences and qualifications have aided her in her role of maintaining high standards of customer service and personal relations with Roost.