Ray White Chief Auctioneer
John has been in the Real Estate industry for almost 18 years – starting in residential sales before moving into auctioneering, where he has specialised for the last nine years. With well over 4,000 auction calls to his credit, John’s undoubted strengths are his calling and negotiating skills. John was the National Auctioneer for Colliers International for more than six years before starting his own auctioneering business. John has now joined Ray White in New Zealand as their Head Auctioneer. John has been involved with Ray White for some time calling auctions on the live TV auction of The Block NZ and independently calling in excess of 450 auctions this year for the Group. John’s professionalism and desire to improve means he is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading auctioneers. He is a regular competitor in the REINZ Auctioneering Championships; featuring as a finalist in 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2018. John also represented New Zealand in the Australasian Auctioneers competition, where he was a finalist in both 2015 and 2018. John is regularly asked to conduct some of the most high profile charity auctions in the country and has raised millions of dollars for charity in doing so.