National Director | Office Leasing
Rob has over 25 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 International, Rob held positions in Wellington and Auckland with a major international fund manager. His roles included work in property valuation, leasing, purchase and sales.
Matt started his commercial leasing working for CBRE Melbourne before returning to New Zealand where he has spent the past nine years building an extensive industry network working for JLL and Colliers International..
Matt believes the best solutions come from listening to the Tenant, gaining a thorough understanding of the business needs, and having superior market knowledge and insight. With a strong focus on end-to-end leasing solutions focusing on medium to large businesses within the Auckland CBD and city fringe.
Job satisfaction comes from finding the right solution for the Tenant through a structured ‘current reality to desired reality’ process designed to ensure the best property solution. This includes initial investigation and summary, analysis of market, site selection and lease negotiation.
He has consistently been a top tier performer in Auckland for office leasing and prides himself on strong and enduring relationships in the market.
As Director of Office Leasing, Sam leads the Auckland CBD team of 12 brokers and support staff to connect tenants with the very best spaces for lease across the CBD and city fringe. Sam has over 20 years of commercial property experience with ten years at Colliers International and five years leading the Auckland CBD leasing team. Sam has a thorough understanding of the Auckland office market and has developed strong relationships with some of the city’s largest office owners and occupiers.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2010, Sam worked in the South Auckland leasing and sales market before taking up an international transfer to work in London in the West End Office market. Sam spent six years in London specialising in office leasing, acting for both tenants and landlords.
Sam now specialises in Auckland CBD leasing and has been instrumental in some of the largest deals in the city. Most recently the leasing of the brand-new, PWC Tower at Commercial Bay, acting for Fidelity Life with their relocation to 136 Fanshawe Street and stay put negotiations for The Australian Consulate, Morgan Coakle and Haigh Lyon.
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.
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.
Kane has over 20 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 includes Westfield Stratford and significant parts of the London 2012 Olympic site. Kane also lead the portfolio due diligence team assisting Colonial First State in their bid for the ING Retail Fund, including assets throughout New Zealand and Australia.
Kane is a past member of the Auckland Branch committee of the NZIV and more recently he was the Deputy Chairman for the New South Wales board of the RICS. He is a RICS Assessor and currently part of the Oceania Valuation Standards Board along with being Chairman of RICS New Zealand. In 2011 Kane was invited to become a Fellow of the RICS for his contributions to the Institution and the property profession.
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
My career has focussed on the the field of Corporate Real Estate / Occupier Services. Prior to my current Role as the New Zealand National Director of Corporate Services, I worked for DTZ as the National Director of Property Services, and proir to that I held roles at JLL, AMP and the Ministry of Health.
National Director | Real Estate Management
Richard leads Colliers International’s Real Estate Management team. The team comprises nearly 160 employees across the country. Richard has 20 over years’ experience in the property industry.
Richard’s background has been across large scale assets, predominantly retail with some 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 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.
With an extensive background in many real estate markets spanning London, Hong Kong, Brisbane, Perth and Auckland, I bring a wealth of experience to Colliers International in client management and delivering 5 star customer service.
Charlie specializes in both the sale of commercial, retail and industrial property as well as Syndication sell downs on behalf of clients. He is one of the leading sales brokers promoting the Auction Business.
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 | Colliers Partnerships, Research & Communications
My Colliers Partnership priorities focus on support initiatives that drive collaboration, best practice learning, cost efficiencies and growth opportunities across the wider Colliers International New Zealand franchise network. I also oversee the collaboration and delivery of award-winning research reports and communications for Colliers. With over 13 years of experience and university qualifications in economics, geography, marketing and property. I have a multi-disciplinary approach that assists a broad range of clients and internal stakeholders. I am a regular presenter and market commentator, often discussing the latest insights on current and future property trends. I also work with in-house and external writers to curate an audience-focused content delivery strategy for Colliers.
Kerry is an experienced development professional with proven success in development management, client-side project management, planning, negotiation and land & infrastructure development. He has 15 years’ experience as a Development and Project Manager, responsible for coordinating, implementing and managing a variety of development projects through all stages of the project life cycle, from delivering major complex projects through the bid, feasibility and inception stage, to design and construction and finally the asset handover to the end client. He has completed projects across all sectors including commercial building refurbishments, office, food and beverage, retail, early learning centres, industrial and infrastructure.
As Director of Project Leaders at Colliers International, Kerry takes a personal and dedicated approach to ensure the needs of all clients are fully understood and delivered to a high standard.
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