With 23 years operating as a self-employed Mortgage Broker and Financial planner, as well as 9 years selling residential and commercial real estate, Gary brings a formidable skillset to the NAI Harcourts Hawke’s Bay commercial team.
Gary’s local and wider market knowledge and experience together with strong business acumen underpins his determination to achieve outstanding results for his clients. Not only does Gary have an established networking contact base, but also a strong and proven background of exceptionally high levels of service combined with the persuasive negotiating skills necessary to maximise the potential of a property.
Gary’s negotiation skills and strong attention to detail were honed through a career as a professional rugby referee, a career which saw him travel to 23 countries around the world, control 110 first class matches and over 200 World Series 7’s matches.
Those who know Gary describe him as passionate and energetic with every endeavour he pursues. His strong work ethic, passion and integrity set him in good stead in the competitive Hawke’s Bay commercial market.
Aside from real estate, Gary is a life honorary member of the Taradale Volunteer Fire Brigade after working as a firefighter for 19 years. He is also a qualified pastry chef, setting up his first Bakery business at just 18 years old. He’s currently Club Captain of HB’s leading Tennis club, Greendale, is currently sitting his Private Pilots Licence and loves to get some fresh air through what minimal hair he has on his treasured Harley Davidson on the weekends.