Corporate Solutions

Specialist expertise for occupiers of real estate, from multinational corporations to smaller enterprises


We understand that property is not the core business for many companies, but a platform from which they deliver their core business from. Colliers International's Corporate Solutions service represents property investors, developers and occupiers across multiple asset classes.

 

The difference that we provide for our clients includes detailed market knowledge and highly developed systems and processes. This, along with a large national team of propert experts, derives maximium value from your property asset and minimises the risk, allowing you to focus time and energy on delivering your core business. 

Experts
Don Smith
National Director
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

My career has focussed on the the field of Corporate Real Estate / Occupier Services.  Prior to my current Role as the New Zealand National Director of Corporate Services, I worked for DTZ as the National Director of Property Services, and proir to that I held roles at JLL, AMP and the Ministry of Health.

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Jill Kennington
Director Operations
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I started at Colliers International in 2011 after working with Rugby New Zealand on the Rugby World Cup 2011.  Previous to that I worked with the Corporate Services team at the New Zealand Transport Agency where I assisted the Property team with their critical date management, database updates and property related invoice processing.

As part of my role as Director - Operations I am continually evolving processes and systems to optimise Corporate Solutions operational platform. This includes working closely with our development team on the New Zealand Colliers360 Platform, reviewing and streamlining the Corporate Solutions Accounts and Helpdesk processes and carrying out a number of human resources activities. 

I have a sound knowledge of database structures and this has enabled me to implemente a number of optimisation solutions for Corporate Solutions clients and staff on tools we have available.

I am committed to working on leading edge solutions, innovation and continual improvement of the Corporate Solutions operations for our clients and staff to ensure they have the greatest visibility on their portfolio and add value by maintaining excellent data integrity.

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Drew Crowhurst
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

Drew has a Certificate in Radio Broadcasting and over 7 years’ experience in both retail and marketing sectors.

A customer service focused thinker with strong interpersonal skills. Drew works with Jill Kennington and a range of internal parties to ensure all external contracts get the best, quickest and most accurate service..

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Anton Corbett
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Maneka Singh
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Sean Pye
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Sarah Ubels
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Kim McCormick
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I come from a Customer Service based background. After starting at Colliers working on the Corporate Solutions Facilities Management Helpdesk in 2014, I have since progressed and I'm currently in a full-time Facilities Management role, with over 5 years experience in the FM industry.

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Stephen Holmes
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Naomi Bray
Director
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I have accumulated a vast knowledge and a hands on experience and approach from working on the property portfolios of primarily public sector clients for my entire career. During this time I have provided property management, facilities management, disposal services and consultancy advice on a wide variety of issues. I have held previous roles as an Associate Director Property Services at DTZ New Zealand with prior employment at Knight Frank, Land Corporation and the Department of Lands and Survey.

I am currently the Contract Manager for the Land Information New Zealand - Treaty Settlement Landbank portfolio and Project Manager for the Land Information New Zealand nationwide property portfolios and have managed properties for the New Zealand Transport Agency and Ministry of Education where I also managed the nationwide disposal contract.

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Matt Priest
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

Lease Manager - Z Energy Limited

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Sue Gillett
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I have worked in the industry for 20 years and have had previous roles with Mobil Oil New Zealand, ANZ Bank, Wrightson Limited and KiwiRail.

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Dan Haines
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Scott Thomson
Associate Director
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I lead a property and facilities team that manages a portfolio of 1,100 residential properties throughout New Zealand.

I have thirteen years experience working for commercial property firms, corporate tenants and government organisations managing property portfolios and major property projects. Organisations I have worked with in New Zealand include Ministry of Education, Inland Revenue, Vodafone, NZ Post, Kiwibank, NZTA,  BNZ and Land Information New Zealand. I also spent two years in London working in the property team at BPP University.

I am very enthusiastic about utilising technology solutions and business processes manage property. I have experience implementing, administering and providing training for property management systems with full accounting functionality.

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Jackson Baker
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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John Hooper
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I started in the Property Industry in 2017 when I took on a role on the Helpdesk within Corporate Solutions and provided Facilities Maintenance management for multiple comercial and residential clients. After 10 months I put my hand up for a Property Manager position on the LINZ Residential portfolio managing aprox. 350 houses across the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne regions, and as of July 2019 this has grown to include the Hawkes Bay, and total number of propeties to just short of 400. My knowledge of Property Management is purely in a Residential environment but I am always willing to take up a new challenge!

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Jordan Abernethy
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

Facilities Manager - Corporate Solutions

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Kristen Perica
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I have been working with Colliers International since 2014 as Contract Support for the Land Information New Zealand portfolios.
Before starting with Colliers, I spent time in Vancouver, Canada where I worked as an Operations Manager running a small business in the Home Care industry.
I managed a team of Health Care professionals, as well as running the day to day operations of the business, maintaining client relations and the finances.

My roles at Colliers include portfolio and financial reporting, property inspection regimes and maintaining database structures and systems.

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Craig Baxter
Director
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

Craig has over 20 years experience in property in both New Zealand and the UK.  For the vast majority of his career he has represented a number of corporate tenants and public sector tenants in pro-active and ongoing management of their property portfolios involving new development agreements, new lease negotiations, rent reviews, restructuring, collating organisational "needs analysis" and solid database management routines.  Craig manages a team of property professionals but a strong passion for being involved and wanting to create the best solutions for his clients means he also brings a very "hands on" approach to his work.  Various clients have included Ministry of Education, Z Energy, Inland Revenue, Plumbing World, Vodafone, Telecom, Chorus, HSBC (UK), Telereal (UK), Eni-Lasmo (UK) and others. 

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Lisa Bishop
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I joined Colliers International in August 2013 in the Corporate Solutions team. 

In my time at Colliers I have developed skills in property and facilities management working on the Ministry of Education portfolio.  I have also been involved in managing office relocations.

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Malcolm Glen
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I have over 20 years’ experience working in the Facilities Management sector. 
With an extensive experience base in operational and strategic Facilities Management 
 

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Joe Flaherty
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I Graduated  from the University of Auckland in 2016 where I earned a conjoint in Property and Business (double major in Accounting and Management). I joined the Corporate Solutions team in 2017, where i have  worked mainly as a lease manager on the Z Energy nation wide portfolio. 

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Stephanie Wilson
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

Stephanie has over 15 years of Property Management experience, working in both the Private and Public Sectors.  Stephanie's experience includes working on behalf of Owners, Corporates and  Tenants.  Stephanie has managed a range of portfolios from Commercial, Retail, Industrial, Residential and Body Corporates.

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Carl Raumati
Director
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)
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Andrew Coppersmith
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

I graduated Victoria University of Wellington with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2014, majoring in Management and Geography. From 2014 to 2016 I was involved in various professional fields such as international logisitics, tertiary tuition and sports management.

Mid 2016 I began my career with Colliers in the Corporate Solutions team working as a property management on the NZTA contract. This contract involves managing properties on NZTA's behalf from Hawke's Bay to Southland and are all related to past, present and future roading projects outlined by NZTA.

 

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Camrin Williams
Corporate Solutions
Wellington (Corporate Solutions)

Starting with Colliers in early 2016 Camrin has experience in both Property Management and Real Estate Sales. He was a Property Manager in the Wairarapa for two years, assissting with the day to day running of a large residential/lifestyle portfolio. In 2012  Camrin gained a  National Certificate in Real Estate, selling properties for the following 4 years.

After moving to Wellington, Camrin  began with Colliers on the New Zealand Transport Agency contract. With a vast variety of properties spread from East Cape  to Invercargill, he dealt with a wide  range of property types. His  most recent focus has been on the SH1 Kapiti Expressway, Transmission Gully and Christchurch Southern Motorway  projects, where Colliers are to ensure the efficient management of the Transport Agency's properties and to have them  ready for hand over to the various project teams. Camrin has more recently taken over the management of a commercial property portfolio on behalf of Land Information New Zealand for their Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay and Gisborne regions. 

 

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