When considering who to choose as your real estate agent to market your prized possession your home, it is imperative that you work with an experienced and competent person who you can trust to act with your best interests at heart. Gary is one of a small number of salespeople who have sold properties during the recession of the 90's and GFC. Talking to Gary is something you should do before you decide, he has arguably sold more real estate in the Botany and Dannemora areas than any other salesperson. His own personal Mantra is the vendor comes first and a testament to this is his continued repeat business. Gary has listed and sold properties in the area for over 30 years, and is one of only a handful of agents in the country who has sold close to or over 1 billion dollars worth of residential real estate. Additionally, and uniquely, he has worked repeatedly for a number of the leading private Builders and has an unparalleled record of success with these builders, many of whom are now friends and continue to be clients. As a success orientated person, it is a source of pride that he has consistently been a top performer and when with the Professionals and nationally. Gary was in the Top 3 Salespeople for the Auckland Northland Region an astonishing 11 straight years, and in the top 2% nationally (i.e. Top 10-14 salespeople nationally) for 14 years. Since joining Bayleys in 2015, Gary has been the No 1 agent for Bayleys Botany Residential and in the Top 10% overall in the South/East Auckland areas. Gary is also an experienced and practicing investor who can assist in the creation of a balanced and manageable portfolio to provide you with improved retirement options. He has created many satisfied long-term investor clients whose portfolios have grown in an orderly managed fashion and is happy to share his knowledge. Gary has lived in the Bucklands Beach/Pakuranga area since childhood, growing up and being educated here. A dedicated family man Gary and his lovelly wife Jo, have 2 teenage boys, Mitchell and Tyler.