John McManus


Recognised as one of Australia’s top sales agents, John McManus is an elite industry performer who has firmly established an enviable reputation as one of the most successful and sought after sales agents on the Lower North Shore.

As Principal of LJ Hooker Willoughby/Artarmon, John heads up a talented team of professionals that share his vision for providing high standards of market intelligence and unrivaled customer service.

With several record sales to his credit, John continues to raise the benchmark in his pursuit for outstanding results. His dedication to achieving the best price for his clients not only continually exceeds expectations, but often surpasses street sales records in the area’s he operates.

As a local of the Willoughby and Artarmon community for over 20 years, John has exceptional area knowledge and deep community ties, which include being a sponsor of the Willoughby Public School.

When it comes to buying or selling your home, John’s proven sales record, wealth of experience and approachable manner make him your greatest asset.


  • Satisfaction
    ( 4.4 / 5.0 )
  • Recommendation
    ( 4.8 / 5.0 )
  • Performance
    ( 4.8 / 5.0 )
  • LJ Hooker Champion - Gold Medallist
    LJ Hooker Champion - Gold Medallist
  • Diamond Multi Million Dollar Member
    Diamond Multi Million Dollar Member
  • Admiral Advisory Group
    Admiral Advisory Group
  • Multi - Million Dollar Chapter
    Multi - Million Dollar Chapter

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John has been extremely professional, highly proficient and exuded a lot of confidence. From the moment John saw my property I knew I was in good hands. Any advice he gave was always in my best interest. I am very impressed with him and his team and will definitely use him again in the future. I highly recommend John and his team to anyone looking to sell their property.

S Grundy

John McManus was an excellent agent and achieved a fantastic result in our recent auction campaign. Regular contact, honest and open feedback and support provided by a professional, responsive and personable team minimised the stress associated with the sale of our home. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend John.

V Scott

John and his team at L J Hooker at Willoughby/Artarmon are just fantastic. Right from the word go with our introduction to John's team we felt very much at home. Everything could not have been easier for us and they kept us up to date daily. Communication, their response to email, phone calls was reliable, prompt, energetic and their enthusiasm gave us the confidence to know that we were in the right hands. The sale went through very smoothly from start to finish with absolute professionalism which made sure that we received the best service with the most incredible results. We had no idea that we would get such an impressive price. John, no words can express how you made our dreams come true and thank you, Kahlia, a massive thank you for your incredible styling and nothing more than beautiful. Big thanks also to Nessie, Carlos, David, Daniel and all of the staff at L J Hooker Willoughby / Artamon who performed magic.

K & F Smith

We worked with John to help sell our house. The whole experience was exceptional all the way through. We didn't just get John but his whole team and all of them provided exceptional service in a joined up and consistent manner. John and the team kept us up to date all the way through the entire process which ensured we knew the latest position at all times - we never felt in the dark. The communication was clear and honest. It was an absolute pleasure dealing with him and his team. The end result was above our expectations. We have no hesitation in providing John with the highest recommendation.

M & N Brown

The team led by John have helped us as sellers twice and as buyers. Professional to the core, leaders in field by far and having had experience with other agents, John is a standout in my opinion. Thoroughly recommend John and his team.

A Korecki

Our first contact with John McManus, despite him being overseas at the time, was marked by his enthusiasm and positive attitude. The choice to make John and his team our agent was made with much thought and research by us. Once we chose John and his team, including Cordony Designs, we had almost daily communication, updates and opportunities to ask about the process. John had leadership of his team and he was accessible, sensible and focused on our goal and our timeline. We recommend John McManus and his team at L J Hooker Willoughby for attention to detail, respect for the family goals and focus on outcome.

L & J Garrett

Selling a home can be a nerve racking. We never experienced this when working with John. He brings a calming influence to such a large transaction. His approach and leadership through the process fills you with confidence. My wife and I highly recommend John and his team for your next sale.

A & E Arlington

John spent a significant amount of time explaining how he would approach our sales campaign and why he recommended certain marketing techniques. John made sure we were comfortable with everything, was always able to answer any questions with sound reasoning and demonstrated a solid track record of success. We were kept up to date at regular intervals and given good feedback after each house open. Overall we were delighted with the way John delivered the outcome we wanted and made the whole process as painless as possible!

N & J Campbell

Dear John & Team, Thank you so much for all of your assistance over the last few weeks. We have dealt with many agents as tenants, with a previous rental property of ours, etc and the team at LJ Hooker Willoughby are a stand out! Thank you for making the house so accessible to us. Carlos in particularly - helping organise all those access times & for being so friendly and efficient to liaise with. Hannah for letting us in and being so patient with your time, and as well so friendly. Thanks to you all once again and we look forward to working with you again.

J & L Shatrov

John is an impressive agent backed by his impressive team with comprehensive local knowledge. He maintained a professional and ethical approach throughout the campaign and I would highly recommend him.

S James

My Awards

  • Admiral Advisory Group - Jul 2017
  • Top Gun Winner - Nov 2016
  • LJ Hooker Champion - Gold Medallist - Aug 2016
  • Annual NSW/ACT - Top Auction Lister - Aug 2016
  • Annual International - World Champion Salesperson - Gross Commission (Franchise Owner) Runner Up - Aug 2016
  • Diamond Multi Million Dollar Member - Aug 2016
  • Multi - Million Dollar Chapter - Aug 2016
  • LJ Hooker Champion - Gold Medallist - Aug 2015
  • Annual NSW/ACT - Top Salesperson (Franchise Owner) - Income Earned (Runner Up) - Aug 2015
  • Annual NSW/ACT - Top Salesperson (Franchise Owner) - No Of Transactions (2nd Runner Up) - Aug 2015
  • Annual International - World Champion Salesperson - Number Of Transactions (Franchise Owner) 2nd Runner Up - Aug 2015
  • Annual International - World Champion Salesperson - Gross Commission (Franchise Owner) Runner Up - Aug 2015