ABD Group



Our Companies

Practical completion has been achieved at Ramsay Gardens in Vermont South! Congratulations to the team!

The second of three tower cranes has been erected at Union Quarter in Spotswood!

ABD Group received practical completion on OROS+ in December 2020, the project features over 350 apartments across three buildings

Our Companies

Adam Benich

Construction Manager

In 2017 Adam was appointed Marcus Group Construction Manager. Over the past ten years, Adam has been involved in a variety of projects across the commercial, retail, industrial, single and multi-residential sectors.

Adam plays an integral role in continually delivering exceptional results guided by his unparalleled understanding of design, services and structure delivery.

Raffaele Aiello

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

With over thirty-five years’ experience in the construction industry, Raffaele made the transition from carpenter to company-founder early in his career after discovering his passion for premium quality construction.

It’s through industry knowledge obtained from his early career that sees Raffaele continue to take ABD Group to new heights. As a dynamic and determined leader, Raffaele steers the vision of ABD Group, managing the overarching strategy and long-term trajectory of the business.


Nick Gilbert

Construction Manager

Nick is an experienced Construction Manager with exposure to a vast array of project sectors, ranging from residential to the large-scale commercial office towers.

With over twelve years’ experience, Nick developed a proven ability to manage stakeholder requirements, subcontractors and workforces. He has wide-reaching experience in structure, façade, design coordination, fitout and supervision.

Mark Tarquinio

Construction Manager

Mark was appointed one of ABD Group’s Construction Managers in 2018. He now heads multiple construction teams with a strong focus on the best possible delivery outcomes every time.

Enthusiastic, loyal and committed to delivering quality products, Mark is a highly accomplished Construction Manager with strong leadership qualities and a focus on building positive team environments, driving successful outcomes for all stakeholders.

Gino Aiello

Construction Director

Gino oversees the operations of all ABD Group projects working closely with site teams to deliver projects safely and successfully. Bringing thirty years’ industry experience to his role as Director, Gino displays strong leadership skills and unstoppable energy that transpires to his onsite teams. Gino has a collaborative approach to project management, working with subcontractors and project stakeholders to deliver quality and excellence on all projects.

Ray Mizzi

Construction Manager

Ray joined ABD Group in 2014, as a Construction Manager, he heads our pre-delivery team. This pre-delivery model has proved effective in elevating the successful handover to our construction delivery teams.

Over his time, Ray has worked over multiple sectors consisting of residential, recreational, health and aged care projects. His manages all facets of the design and services process through to completion.

Jeremy Barrow

New Business and Estimating Manager

Jeremy brings over seventeen years of cost planning and estimating experience to ABD Group. His commercially minded approach, attention to detail and ability to find the optimum project solution via value management are highly regarded.

He has valued interpersonal skills which makes him approachable in any business environment as he always relishes the next challenging opportunity.

Justine Hadj

Business Development Manager

As Business Development Manager of ABD Group, Justine’s primary responsibility is to achieve a continual delivery of pipeline projects by developing and strengthening long-term relationships with existing clients; and by identifying and driving new business opportunities.

Over the course of her career, Justine have held several roles in the construction industry, demonstrating a broad spectrum of knowledge across multiple areas of construction including health and safety, quality, design, project management and delivery.

David Pywell

Commercial Manager

David has been involved in the construction industry for over forty years and has worked in various roles as a structural draftsman, contract administrator, estimator and general manager.

As ABD Group’s commercial manager David leads the business in overseeing the financial operations of our projects.

Jude Bedier

Financial Controller

With over thirty years’ experience, Jude is ABD Group’s Financial Controller. His primary responsibility is to plan and implement all the finance activities for the company, maintaining investor relations and partnership compliance.

Jude optimises the commercial performance and long-term strategic positioning of the company, whilst continuously improving financial control, risk management, financial planning and analysis.

With over 130+ staff, our team comes with years of experience in design and construction.

It is the expertise of our people that allows us to meet any challenge.

  • 2006 ABD Group Established
  • $2.0+ billion Worth of construction completed since 2006
  • 85+ Projects built
  • 130+ Staff

ABD Group was established in 2006 to deliver a high-quality construction service to the Melbourne market.

Since our conception, our eyes have firmly remained on delivering value-add, quality builds for our clients, achieved through a hands-on approach to each and every project.

We boast a team of industry professionals with years of experience delivering complex projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.

When you build with ABD Group, you’re choosing to build with a partner who will support your project from ideation to completion. This is the choice to build better.