Gary Nicholls-profile


We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gary Nichols as our Commercial Division Manager, effective from Monday 2 May.


Gary has been working with us on contract to set up the role of Investment Portfolio Manager, a role that he will be especially keen to find an excellent candidate for now that he will be the manager to whom that role reports!


Gary was born and bred in Palmerston North and worked most of his career in Wellington until he and his wife Helen returned to Palmy recently to be closer to their children and grandchildren.  


Gary started in engineering and transitioned into real estate where he gained excellent experience in property management, compliance and sales through senior management and consulting roles with Cable Price Downer, Brierley Properties, Terra Firma Group, Department of Corrections, Dow Group, IRD,  Telecom, Colliers, Housing NZ and Kenepuru Hospital.  For the last 4 years he has been Chief Executive of Urban Plus in Lower Hutt and has also been a director of Prestige Motor Cars Limited.


Gary's qualifications include a NZ Certificate in Engineering (Mechanical), a Diploma in Business Studies from Massey University and a Master of Property Studies degree from Lincoln University.  He is a member of the NZ Property Institute and the Institute of Directors. 


​Welcome aboard Gary!