Chief Executive Officer | New Zealand
Mark joined Colliers International in 1989, when the company was first established in New Zealand. He assisted in establishing the leasing and agency side of the business in Auckland.
In 1994 Mark was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Colliers in New Zealand. Since then, he has grown the Colliers team in New Zealand from 65 to 650 staff.
Chief Operating Officer | New Zealand
Bruce joined Colliers in 2002, working as a sales broker in the Auckland investment sales team. In 2005 he was appointed General Manager-Operations. Bruce is a chartered surveyor with over 30 years experience in all aspects of commercial real estate including agency, property development and real estate management.
Managing Director - Auckland
As Colliers International's Auckland managing director, Charles holds a strategic role responsible for the entire client service experience, the growth strategies and the profitability of the total Auckland business. Charles is also a key member of Colliers International's New Zealand board of directors and sits on the Australasian senior leadership team.
Colliers International's Auckland business is the strongest commercial real estate services player in the market and employs over 260 professionals in four offices across the city.
Charles is also responsible for growing Colliers' market share across its various service lines and charged with developing Colliers’ Auckland business as a ‘best practice’ model for the company’s 20 nationwide offices.
He is also responsible for people management across the Auckland offices, including leadership and direction, recruitment, mentoring, skills development and succession planning; as well as implementing and developing new business lines.
Director | Administration
As Director of Administration, Nicola is responsible for the administration and team support roles across the Auckland business. In addition, Nicola provides executive support to Mark Synnott, the NZ CEO and Charles Cooper, the Auckland Managing Director and to the wider executive management team
Chief Financial Officer | New Zealand
Peter's career started with Colliers International in 1992, shortly after the company commenced trading in New Zealand. Over the intervening years Peter has been responsible for the full range of financial services required and has helped navigate the company support functions through sustained periods of growth and change.
National Director | Colliers Partnerships, Research & Communications
Chris Dibble oversees three key business units at Colliers New Zealand - Colliers Partnerships, Research and Communications.
Colliers Partnership priorities focus on support initiatives that drive collaboration, best practice learning, cost efficiencies, and growth opportunities across the wider Colliers franchise network.
As the head of research for Colliers, Chris oversees the collaboration and delivery of award-winning research reports. He is a regular presenter and market commentator, often discussing the latest insights on current and future property trends.
Chris also leads PR and communications for Colliers. He works with in-house and external writers to curate an audience-focused content delivery strategy.
With over 15 years of experience and university qualifications in economics, geography, marketing and property, Chris provides a multi-disciplinary approach that assists a broad range of clients and internal stakeholders.
National Director | Strategic Advisory
Alan has overall responsibility for Strategic Advisory for Colliers International in New Zealand.
He advises a wide range of public and private sector organizations. Clients include Auckland Council,, Massey University, Kiwi Property, Ngai Tahu Property, Ngati Whatua Orakei, Ngati Whatua o Kaipara, NZ Super, and various departments of the New Zealand government including Police, MBIE, Ministry of Justice, and Kainga Ora.
People & Performance Manager | New Zealand
Ashley is a Human Resources professional, Change Manager and Strengths Profile Practitioner. Ashley has over 5 years' experience as a people leader and trainer across the Property, Aviation, Telecommunications, and Fashion industries in Australia and New Zealand.
Ashley leads our national People & Performance function - partnering with our Executive and Senior Leaders to ensure the delivery of best in class people services that are aligned with our global and local strategic vision.
National Director | Capital Markets
In 1993 Peter returned to New Zealand from the United Kingdom with several years’ experience in property management and development. During this time, he worked for Vanson Developments (Richard Branson´s property development company) for two years, and in investment and management for Fuller Peiser (Rolls Royce and Vickers Pension Funds). Upon his return to New Zealand, Peter joined Colliers International (NZ) Limited, where he has been ever since.
Peter now leads the Colliers International Capital Markets division, based in the Auckland CBD. The team is proud to have established a new approach to collaborative working within their division, a first the New Zealand marketplace.
The “Power of Five” approach with the Capital Markets team has driven exceptional outcomes for client service since 2007. The team has adapted a charter unique in the market, with over 100 years of combined experience. The personal and professional networks of 5 directors operating as a cohesive team across all projects, provides maximum leverage and market coverage for our vendors. It ensures an acceleration of all our clients success.
National Director | Industrial
I am the National Director for industrial across all of New Zealand based in our South Auckland industrial office.
I specialise in the mid to upper end of the industrial sale and leasing markets. Since joining Colliers in 2004 I have established strong relationships within the industrial market and have worked exclusively for a number of national and multi-national clients.
Kane has over 25 years of experience in the New Zealand, Australian and UK real estate sector.
Kane’s experience is truly global having provided valuation and advisory services throughout the Pacific along with various pan-European and pan-Asian portfolio valuation assignments. In the UK he was directly involved in some of the largest development and land transactions including support for a corporate acquisition by US logistics giant Prologis and the provision of feasibility studies for the development of London’s Stratford regeneration, which included Westfield Stratford and the surrounds. Kane specialised in retail valuations while in Sydney and valued some of Australia’s largest Shopping Centres. Since returning to New Zealand in 2012, he has focused on Auckland’s CBD Office market along with mixed use and residential development valuations.
Kane is a past member of the Auckland Branch committee of the NZIV and was the Deputy Chairman for the New South Wales RICS board between 2009 and 2011. He is a RICS Assessor and has been part of the Oceania Valuation Standards Board along with being Chairman of RICS New Zealand between 2014 and 2020. In 2011 Kane was invited to become a Fellow of the RICS for his contributions to the Institution and the property profession. He is currently a member of the PCNZ National Advisory Group.
Director | Debt Advisory
17 years' experience in corporate property banking, commercial investments, developments and cashflow lending at BNZ and ANZ. Passionate about private large scale developments and investments; deal structuring, adding value, connecting people and managing key relationships.
Specialise in sourcing debt capital both domestically and offshore for developers and investors in Real Estate. I work with clients on acquisition funding, development funding, refinancing, restructuring and advisory.
Auckland Director - Investment Sales
Gareth leads Colliers International's Investment Sales team. The team operates across the entire Auckland market from four strategic locations; CBD (including city fringe), South Auckland (based in Highbrook), West Auckland (based in North West Shopping Centre) and North Shore (based in Takapuna).
This is a large team of brokers and support staff focussed on providing solutions to owners, investors, developers, owner-occupiers and tenants. It features a specialised site sales team focussed on residential land and development opportunites. Investment Sales also includes the syndication division, offerring proportionate ownership opportunities to investors on behalf of clients.
Gareth is also on the Executive Team for Colliers in New Zealand.
Director | Marketing
As Director | Marketing for Colliers in New Zealand, Grant Torrie is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary marketing team responsible for delivering the industry's best marketing platform, developing and implementing a complete marketing strategy whilst maintaining brand consistency across all media and aligning this to the company business plan. Bringing extensive experience from a range of industries including entertainment, utilities, media and now property, he has a broad understanding of the role marketing plays in driving business performance.
An early adopter of digital technology for marketing, he has worked across a range of digital project implementations on multiple platforms and brings a platform-agnostic approach to creating digital marketing solutions. This includes experience at implementing and driving adoption of marketing automation technology, change management and best practice.
With more than 15 years' experience up to executive level working for New Zealand's largest media companies, he has a deep an extensive understanding of planning and executing media plans across both traditional and digital media.
Contact Grant on 022 581 9046 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your next commercial property marketing campaign.
Ravi joined Colliers in 2011 after working in analyst and accounting roles in various large Information Technology and Telecommunications (IT&T) companies. He is currently responsible for all operational aspects of the NZ Finance function such as managing cash flows, Financial Accounting, AP, AR, Payroll, Tax, Budgeting, Forecasting, Management Reporting, Offshore Shareholder Reporting, External Audit and Statutory Reporting.
As the Director of Project Leaders for Colliers International in New Zealand, Kerry leads strategic end-to-end property solutions for clients to provide exceptional service and results.
Kerry is an experienced development professional with proven success in development management, client-side project management, land and infrastructure development as well as planning and negotiation. Kerry has over 15 years of experience that includes the delivery of major and complex projects through the bid, feasibility and inception stage, through to design and construction and finally, asset handover to the end client.
He has completed projects across multiple sectors including commercial building refurbishments, office, residential apartments (including BTR), food and beverage, retail, early learning centres, industrial and civil & infrastructure projects.
Kerry takes a personal and dedicated approach to ensure the needs of all clients are fully understood and delivered to a high standard.
Christchurch (Real Estate Management and Valuations)
Gerhard joined Colliers International in 2006 as a senior development consultant within the retail and development consultancy team. Gerhard has over 20 years of experience in the property industry and is currently responsible for the Property Management arm of Colliers as well as Commercial Leasing and Corporate Services. Various aspects of his duties are performed across the Middle East in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Jordan, Oman, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Beirut and Kuwait.
Before joining Colliers International Gerhard was based in Lusaka Zambia for 4 years as the CEO of Manda Hill Shopping Centre, owned by The Commonwealth Africa Development Fund where he was responsible for the overall management of the company and disposalof the asset at the expiry of his contract period.
His largest role in South Africa was with Broll Property Group where he started as the Financial Manager for the company and then became more involved in the operational side of the business until such a time as he was General Manager for Cresta Shopping Centre.