Filippo Gaggia

Venice-born and well-connected, Filippo has over 25 years’ experience in the Venetian real estate, short rentals and luxury rentals market.

Growing up within his family’s 15th-century palace on the Grand Canal – where he lives today with a grown-up family of his own – and as custodian of an address book chock-full of the names of trusted contacts, Filippo has over the years been a key member in assisting a number of large and small scale investors with their Venetian property transactions, including those involving major and complex restoration, internal refurbishment and buying-to-let.

Indeed as an investor himself in a number of properties within the city, Filippo’s strength lies in knowing precisely what is involved in ensuring your property purchase or sale progresses as smoothly and easily as possible.

Arnaldo Fusello
General Manager

Born and bred in Venice, Arnaldo graduated in 2005 with a degree in Visual Arts from the Faculty of Architecture at Venice University (IUAV), later relocating to London where he completed a postgraduate course in fine art and worked for a marketing company.

After a 4-year stint in the capital, he returned to Venice to embark on a new career in the real estate business by joining a well-known Venetian property company where his aptitude and flair for advising and assisting clients saw him rise rapidly through the ranks from the position of Assistant to Director of Sales, and now General Manager.

For 3 years Arnaldo have also undertook on the general management of a hospitality and leisure company based in Austria, in addition to heading up his own consultancy focusing on real estate asset management and providing a full range of associated services from accountancy through to property renovation.

Benedetta Vianello
Office Manager

Born and raised in Venice and a graduate in Chinese and English at Ca’ Foscari University (which included spending a semester in China), Benedetta began her career at the Art and Architecture Department of the Venice Biennale, later moving to Turin where she spent almost 2 years working for the Winter Olympics Committee of Torino 2006 and a number of years for the Torino Film Festival.

Returning to her home city, she resumed her career with the Venice Biennale working for the Venice Film Festival, the Chinese Retrospective and the Programming/Secretarial Office, and started out in real estate in 2011 when she joined Views on Venice Estates – the long-established precursor to the newly formed Dimora Italia Real Estate.

Since then Benedetta has become a leading member of the team embracing a role which sees her making full use of her top communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with the many and varied requirements of clients based both at home and abroad.

Paola Doria

Born in Venice, Paola has been in the real estate business in the city for almost 30 years, during which time she has accumulated a wealth of experience in the Venetian property market and has been instrumental in numerous notable property sales and purchases.

Having studied French, English and Spanish at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice, Paola spent her earlier years in Milan studying for a diploma in antiques and interior design, later returning to the city where she worked for the Venice Committee (the forerunner of Save Venice Inc. – an American organisation based in New York with an office in Venice dedicated to preserving the artistic heritage of Venice) and the Croce di Malta (a non-profit organisation of volunteers assisting people in health, social and charitable organisations).

Anna Cassin
Sales and Client Relations

Born and raised in Venice, Anna graduated in Philosophy at Cà Foscari University in Venice with a thesis in Neuroaesthetics and, during her studies, began a career in the high fashion boutiques of Venice where she perfected her skills in styling and paying close attention to detail.

Holding a deeply held fascination for the history of Venice and its many palaces, Anna recently embarked on a new career in the real estate sector, finding in Dimora Italia Real Estate and its property portfolio the perfect balance of prestige, heritage and historical interest.

As a relatively new recruit to the team, Anna has already distinguished herself for her thoroughly professional and friendly approach in assisting customers progress their sales and purchases from initial enquiry through to successful conclusion.

Gloria Busetto
Sales and Client Relations

Born and raised in Venice and a graduate in Political Science at Padua University (with studies in International Law and English and French), Gloria began her career in art preservation and restoration before embarking on a long-term collaboration with a Venetian notary.
After spending a few years with the Venice Biennale and with a life-long passion for Venetian Arts and Crasftmanship (which she continues to cultivate against the magical and creatively dynamic backdrop of her home-city), in 2018 Gloria joined the team at Views on Venice Estates – now Dimora Italia Real Estate where her aptitude for fostering effective relationships makes a significant contribution to the very high levels of client and colleague satisfaction which is a hallmark of the Dimora Italia Real Estate brand.

Andrea Barbali
Senior Broker

Born in Milan and holding a degree in Business Administration from the prestigious Università Commerciale Bocconi di Milano, Andrea became an agent following a successful career as a director of a number of prominent international corporations.
After moving to the Veneto, he became a real estate broker specialising in high-end premium properties and achieving some of the most extraordinary real estate sales to have taken place in Venice and the Veneto region during the last 15 years.

Thanks to his wealth of experience and skills honed over the years – including fluency in English, German, French (and Italian!) – Andrea is adept at undertaking even the most complex negotiations in his usual relaxed yet diligent manner in order to attain the best possible outcomes for both private and professional clients.
Married with two young sons, his other loves include sports, the arts… and the world of property!

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