Executive Chairman | 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 75 to nearly 750 staff.
Mark completed a successful tenure as CEO in April 2023 and moved to the position of Executive Chairman, which involves assisting Colliers New Zealand CEO Gareth Fraser with strategic planning, growth through acquisitions, building relationships with key clients, and recruitment and retention of senior personnel.
Chief Executive Officer | New Zealand
As the Chief Executive Officer, Gareth is responsible for leading the Colliers New Zealand business, which includes nearly 750 experts across 30 locations.
Gareth’s responsibilities include guiding the strategy and growth of the New Zealand business and he works closely with the Colliers APAC and global teams to maximise collaboration and implement global initiatives.
He has extensive experience in the Australasian property market having first joined Colliers in 2000 and worked across multiple service lines, including Real Estate Management, Occupier Services, Leasing and Sales. He worked in the banking sector from 2005-2011 before returning to Colliers.
Prior to becoming CEO, Gareth led the Investment Sales team at Colliers for eight years.
Managing Director - Auckland
Charles is Colliers Auckland Managing Director, holding a strategic role responsible for client service experience, growth strategies, and profitability of the Auckland business.
Charles is also a key member of the Colliers New Zealand board of directors and the Australasian senior leadership team.
Colliers’ Auckland business is one of the strongest commercial real estate services brands in the market and employs over 250 professionals in five offices across the city.
Charles is responsible for growing Colliers' market share across its various service lines and developing Colliers’ Auckland business as a ‘best practice’ model for the Colliers’ offices nationwide.
He is also responsible for people management and culture across the Auckland offices, including leadership and direction, recruitment, mentoring, skills development, and succession planning.
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 35 years experience in all aspects of commercial real estate including agency, property development and real estate management.
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.
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 Gareth Fraser | NZ CEO, Mark Synnott | Executive Chairman, Charles Cooper | Auckland Managing Director, and to the wider executive management team
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 | 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.
National Director | Office Leasing
Rob has over 28 years commercial property experience specialising in Office Leasing, Commercial Property, Financial Analysis and Valuation. He is the National Director of Commercial Leasing. In a prior role he was responsible for the National Property Management business. His current focus covers Office Leasing and Tenant Representation nationwide, particualrly in the Auckland CBD. Prior to working for Colliers, Rob held positions in Wellington and Auckland with a major international fund manager. His roles included work in property valuation, leasing, purchase and sales.
National Director | Industrial
Greg specialises in the mid to upper end of the Industrial sale and leasing markets. He joined Colliers International in 2004, coming from a policing background. He quickly established strong relationships within the industrial market and has worked exclusively for the likes of Fisher & Paykel, The Warehouse, Freedom Furniture, Fletchers, NZ Police, NZ Guardian Trust, Goodyear Dunlop NZ Ltd and Mercedes-Benz to name a few.
Greg has been the lead broker on nearly all of the largest transactions in the industrial property market over the last ten years. Greg has completed three of the largest industrial sales ever in the New Zealand market. He is a regular top 10 broker for Colliers across NZ having transacted in excess of $6billion worth of industrial real estate in his time with Colliers.
In 2013, 2019 and 2020 Greg was awarded the Commercial and Industrial Salesperson of the Year Award by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand and was runner up in 2018. Greg was Colliers International’s top salesperson in New Zealand across all sectors in In 2010, 2013, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.
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.
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.
National Director | Real Estate Management Services
Richard leads Colliers Real Estate Management team. The team comprises nearly 200 employees across the country. Richard has 20 over years’ experience in the property industry.
Richard’s background has been across large scale assets, both retail and commercial properties.
He is actively involved in project leasing, retail consultancy and development opportunities, and leads the strategic positioning of assets to maximise value to owners.
Richard joined Colliers in 2013 following 12 years at Kiwi Property Group, where he held various leasing and management roles.
He has extensive knowledge and experience in management, leasing, redevelopment and strategic planning.
Richard consults across a wide variety of clients including listed property trusts, private clients, off-shore funds and syndicates. Richard is involved in due diligence projects for major asset transactions.
Director | Strategic Advisory
Chris Dibble is currently a Director of Strategic Advisory and has held a variety of leadership roles at Colliers over the past eight years.
With over 17 years of experience, Chris uses data-driven property insights and pragmatic advice to arm people with the necessary information to make the best possible decisions.
Chris is also a regular presenter at industry events, as well as frequently featuring in New Zealand’s media discussing the latest property market trends.
Associate Director | People & Performance
Ashley is a P&P professional, Change Manager and Strengths Coach with experience as a people leader and trainer across the Property, Aviation, Telecommunications, Fashion and Real Estate industries in Australia and New Zealand.
Ashley leads our national People & Performance function - partnering with our leaders and team members to ensure the delivery of best in class people services that are aligned with our global and local strategic vision.
National Director | Marketing & Communications
As Director | Marketing & Communications for Colliers in New Zealand, Grant Torrie is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary marketing team delivering the industry's best marketing solutions and platforms, developing and implementing a complete marketing and communications strategy whilst maintaining brand consistency across all media and aligning this to the company business plan. Grant collaborates extensively with his colleagues in the APAC Marketing & Communications network, sharing and implementing marketing expertise from across the region, accelerating success for clients in New Zealand. Grant is also a member of the Colliers New Zealand Social Taskforce on diversity issues.
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 20 years' experience up to executive level working for leading New Zealand companies, he has a deep and extensive understanding in the planning and execution of media plans across traditional and digital media.
Contact Grant on 022 581 9046 or at [email protected] to discuss your next commercial property marketing campaign.
PR & Communications Manager | Marketing & Communications
Daniel Richardson joined Colliers in mid-2021 as a Senior PR & Communications Advisor based in the CBD office in Auckland and was promoted to PR & Communications Manager at the start of 2023.
Daniel's role is centred around ensuring Colliers has a consistent and professional market voice through property articles for regular publications and proactive engagement with media with a focus on elevating the organisation's share of voice through timely media releases and web content relating to news, research, and market commentary. He also manages media queries, internal communications functions, and coordinates award entries for the business.
Daniel has extensive media and communications experience, working as an award-winning sports journalist for seven years before moving into communications. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Business majoring in Marketing with a minor in Management through Massey University. He has written for a range of media publications and appeared on TV and radio.
Wellington (Occupier Services)
I have a strong background in the commercial property industry, having held positions in Asset Management for listed property funds Stride and Kiwi Property as well as successfully leading the Colliers Real Estate Management team in Wellington since 2015.
A passionate property professional with a strong focus on the strategic management of property portfolios, negotiation and property development including a solid understanding of issues of seismic risk, resilience and strengthening.
I am currently the Regional Chair of the Wellington Branch Committee for Property Council of New Zealand and a strong advocate for the property industry and Wellington’s economic development. This involvement with PCNZ has brought a wide ranging and broad understanding of regulatory frameworks, the machinery of government and has led to involvement into a number of working groups and consultations with local and central government.