Our People

Greg Sugars
Greg Sugars CEO | Head Office
Greg Sugars
Greg Sugars CEO Head Office

Greg is the Chief Executive Officer and a National Director within the Preston Rowe Paterson Group.
In his 10 years within the company, it has seen him focusing on the internal growth of existing franchisees and adding new franchisees in key targeted locations to assist in PRP’s international expansion as well as the enhancement of the PRP brand.

 

Alex Haden
Alex Haden Managing Director | Auckland & Tauranga
Alex Haden
Alex Haden Managing Director Auckland & Tauranga

Alex is our Managing Director, often referred to as “The Friendly Giant.” Alex commenced his Valuation career in Tauranga in 1997 and has practiced in the Western Bay of Plenty region ever since. Whilst Alex is still actively involved with overseeing the valuation and consultancy sides of the company, he is now more hands-on in the management of growing the business and the expansion of the PRP brand throughout New Zealand. Customer relationships have always been the part of the job that Alex enjoys the most. As part of this, he is passionate about ensuring that clients get the highest level of attention and care possible. Afterhours Alex is kept busy with a young family and he also enjoys catching up with friends and family.  Fishing and dive trips are favourites but aren’t as frequent as he would like!

Residential, Apartment, Rural Lifestyle

Dylan Barrett
Dylan Barrett Director | Tauranga
Dylan Barrett
Dylan Barrett Director Tauranga

Dylan joined the team in 2013 and became a Director of the company in 2016. Dylan specialises and is highly regarded and sought after in valuing horticultural property – particularly Kiwifruit. After PRP hours Dylan is kept ever busy sitting on a few boards in business areas he finds interesting and also with his own Kiwifruit orchards – which he couldn’t do without the help of his fantastic wife and growing family.

Horticulture, Commercial, Industrial

Jason Coulson
Jason Coulson Director | Tauranga
Jason Coulson
Jason Coulson Director Tauranga

Jason has been actively engaged in the valuation of residential, lifestyle, horticultural and commercial properties in Tauranga and the wider Western Bay of Plenty for over 20 years. When not at work, Jason can usually be found tending to his ‘Life-sentence’ block, including the myriad of tasks associated with the avocado orchard or his wife’s horses!

Residential, Rural Lifestyle, Rural, Horticulture

Aaron Kelliher
Aaron Kelliher Senior Valuer | Tauranga
Aaron Kelliher
Aaron Kelliher Senior Valuer Tauranga

Aaron originally joined the team in 2007 and has become an expert in the Western BOP region undertaking the majority of his work in the residential, apartment and rural lifestyle markets. Aaron particularly enjoys valuing high end residential and is highly regarded within the Mount Maunganui market. When not working Aaron enjoys spending time with the family, at the beach and helping out on the side-line of the rugby field

Residential, Apartment, Rural Lifestyle

Andrew McQuire
Andrew McQuire Registered Valuer | Auckland
Andrew McQuire
Andrew McQuire Registered Valuer Auckland

Andrew joined the PRP Auckland Team in October 2018 after practicing as a Valuer in the South Auckland / North Waikato area since 2014. Andrew specialises in Residential and Lifestyle properties including pre-construction valuations. When not working, you’ll find Andrew beating the pavement or cycling in training for Ironman!

Residential

Chris Derksen
Chris Derksen Registered Valuer | Tauranga
Chris Derksen
Chris Derksen Registered Valuer Tauranga

Meet Chris Derksen, a Registered Commercial Valuer from our PRP Tauranga team. Chris enjoys hacking his way around the golf course, heading down to Rotorua for some mountain biking and kicking back with his young family in the sun. Chris joined PRP Tauranga in 2018 as part of our internship programme and has gone on to become a Registered Valuer, specialising in all areas of commercial property valuation.

Commercial, Industrial

Jake Payne
Jake Payne Registered Valuer | Tauranga
Jake Payne
Jake Payne Registered Valuer Tauranga

Jake joined the PRP Tauranga Team in December 2018 and specialises in valuing Commercial and Industrial properties.  He also undertakes valuations of more specialist type assets such as medical and health related facilities, childcare centres and comprehensive residential or mixed-use developments. He started his valuation career in Christchurch in 2011 and earned registration in 2014.  In between the years of valuation experience, he’s spent time living and working in London as a property consultant and advisor on larger commercial asset portfolios. Outside of the exciting role as a valuer, Jake will be found washed up on the beach in Papamoa enjoying the ocean and sunshine with his family.

Commercial, Industrial

Malcolm Swney
Malcolm Swney Registered Valuer | Tauranga
Malcolm Swney
Malcolm Swney Registered Valuer Tauranga

Malcolm has been part of the PRP Family since January 2016. He is an experienced Registered Valuer and specialises in all things Residential Property. Out of hours – you’ll find Malcolm hunting, fishing, or training for the next multisport event.

Residential, Apartment, Rural Lifestyle

Matthew Fenton
Matthew Fenton Registered Valuer | Tauranga
Matthew Fenton
Matthew Fenton Registered Valuer Tauranga

Meet Matt Fenton, part of our dynamic commercial valuation team at PRP Tauranga. Matt is involved with all things commercial, covering a wide range of asset classes including post-harvest facilities, large scale industrial assets, commercial property and development projects. Matt joined us in 2017 after 9 years’ of travelling around the world as a Chief Officer on superyachts. Matt holds a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Valuation and Property Management and brings a practical and logical approach to asset valuation. When not in the office, Matt loves spending time with his young family and when time allows, he can be found following or partaking in the many sports he loves – such as fishing, mountain biking, golf, motorsport to name just a few

Commercial, Industrial

Adam Honeyfield
Adam Honeyfield Assistant Valuer | Tauranga
Adam Honeyfield
Adam Honeyfield Assistant Valuer Tauranga

Adam joined us in October 2018 after working in the farming industry. He is nearing the completion of his Bachelor of Agribusiness majoring in Rural Valuation degree via distance study at Massey University, while he works towards becoming a registered rural valuer. Once registered, Adam will specialise in horticultural and agricultural valuations, covering the wider Bay of Plenty region. In his spare time Adam enjoys spending time with his young family, helping out on the family farm along with hunting and fishing.

Rural Lifestyle, Rural, Horticulture

Belinda Snaith
Belinda Snaith Assistant Valuer | Tauranga
Belinda Snaith
Belinda Snaith Assistant Valuer Tauranga

Meet Belinda Snaith, Assistant Residential Valuer and a valued part of our PRP Tauranga team. Belinda joined us in February 2021 after some time off in the property industry to be at home for her family and be available for their two girls. After completing her Property Degree at Auckland University Belinda worked as a Registered Valuer and later moved into Property Management specialising in the retail sector. She is now working towards regaining her registration after a lapse in time and is enjoying her time in valuing again. In her spare time Belinda loves skiing, biking and getting away on as many family holidays as possible.

Residential

Brittany Larsen
Brittany Larsen Assistant Valuer | Tauranga
Brittany Larsen
Brittany Larsen Assistant Valuer Tauranga

Meet Brittany Larsen, Assistant Residential Valuer, and an integral part of our PRP Tauranga team. Brittany joined us in April 2021 after traveling the world as an International Flight Attendant for the past 5 years. She is currently working towards becoming a Registered Valuer and will specialise in Residential Property. In her spare time, Brittany loves outdoor activities and socialising with friends.

Residential

Esmé Gordon
Esmé Gordon Assistant Valuer | Tauranga
Esmé Gordon
Esmé Gordon Assistant Valuer Tauranga

Meet Esmé Gordon, Assistant Valuer to Aaron Kelliher, and in house green-thumb. Esmé was originally part of (the much smaller) Hills Haden crew and joined the PRP team again in 2017 after a 6-year stint working in Melbourne City as a Property Manager. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Business, majoring in Property via Massey University and will specialise in Residential Valuations once she has gained Registration. Outside of the office you will likely find Esmé learning the art of wave riding, enjoying time at the barre or devouring good food with loved ones.

Residential

Alex Phillips
Alex Phillips Commercial Valuers Assistant | Tauranga
Alex Phillips
Alex Phillips Commercial Valuers Assistant Tauranga

Alex works in the Commercial Team coordinating the workflow and keeping the valuers on their toes – something she knows a lot about from her former life as a ballet teacher in Auckland. Alex has been part of the PRP team since 2019 and loves the fun and engaging office environment with no pink tights and leotards in sight. When she isn’t at work, Alex is busy learning the rural ropes at her new lifestyle property, making the transition from life in the big smoke almost complete.

Chantelle Andersen-Cameron
Chantelle Andersen-Cameron Commercial Valuers Assistant | Tauranga
Chantelle Andersen-Cameron
Chantelle Andersen-Cameron Commercial Valuers Assistant Tauranga

Chantelle works in the Commercial team and is the first point of contact for any commercial enquiries. Chantelle comes from an Insurance background. Chantelle is a ”local girl’, born and bred in Tauranga. Outside of work she is really into water sports and loves to get into the outdoors whenever she can.

Hilary James
Hilary James Administrator and Head Typist | Tauranga
Hilary James
Hilary James Administrator and Head Typist Tauranga

Hilary is an integral and long-standing member of the team, working as an Administrator and Typist.  She joined the company back in 2002 when it was Hills Weller and subsequently becoming Hills Haden and then PRP in 2015.  She has seen amazing changes and growth in the company over the past 20 years.  She loves the vibrant office environment and also the flexibility afforded by the job. Outside of working hours she loves to travel, following most sports and spending time with the grandchildren.

Kirsten Wilton
Kirsten Wilton Residential Valuers Assistant | Auckland City & Tauranga
Kirsten Wilton
Kirsten Wilton Residential Valuers Assistant Auckland City & Tauranga

Meet Kirsten Wilton, Residential Valuers Assistant at PRP and part of our fantastic support team. Kirsten’s favourite thing about working here is the company culture. Her colleagues are lively, happy and heaps of fun to work with! When she’s not working, you’ll probably find Kirsten either on a paddle board, swimming or anything to do with the water!

Misty Godfrey
Misty Godfrey Rural Valuers Assistant | Tauranga
Misty Godfrey
Misty Godfrey Rural Valuers Assistant Tauranga

Meet Misty who has worked in the Rural and Commercial support team since 2016 and calls PRP family. She feels she is lucky to be part of such a professional but fun team and finds her job extremely rewarding. She has come from the other side of the world with an Insurance and Marketing background but has finally found her calling in property. When she isn’t working her flexible hours, she is kept on her toes as a mum to 3 boys who love rugby, rugby and rugby – think the next 3 brothers in the All Blacks!

Rhonda Levis
Rhonda Levis Office Manager | Auckland City & Tauranga
Rhonda Levis
Rhonda Levis Office Manager Auckland City & Tauranga

Rhonda is our Office Manager. She has been working for us since 2016 and has been a big part of our growth.  With her banking background she has excellent insight into our client valuation needs and requirements and shares the passion of our overarching goal – “To provide great customer service and outcomes”. Rhonda fills her days working behind the scenes alongside Alex Haden with the business management and generally being the office “Mum”, where she has many “proud Mum moments”. Outside of work Rhonda is a busy wife and mum of two girls. She likes to keep active with sports, particularly netball and outdoor activities.

Tracey Clarke
Tracey Clarke Residential Valuers Assistant | Auckland City & Tauranga
Tracey Clarke
Tracey Clarke Residential Valuers Assistant Auckland City & Tauranga

Introducing Tracey who is an integral part of the PRP Residential Valuation team. Tracey has worked at PRP for the last 3 years and she enjoys the people, the office vibe and the flexibility that PRP gives her. Born in Australia (but we don’t hold that against her), Tracey has 3 young kids, so only “works” 30 hours per week, the rest of the time she is a part-time taxi driver, taking her kids to all their various sporting activities.

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