About John Urlich
B.Prop, B.Com, Dip. Bus (Fin), AREINZ
John's entire working career has been in commercial real estate. He spent over 10 years as a salesperson at Bayleys Real Estate, forging a reputation as an auction and tender specialist, and completing a significant number of commercial property transactions.
In August 2003, he accepted the position of Sales and Leasing Manager at Barfoot & Thompson Commercial. Under John's watch, over a period of three years the division grew from 28 salespeople to a staff of over 110. In 2006 he was promoted to the position of Barfoot & Thompson's Commercial Manager. Then in 2011, he was made responsible for the entire commercial division across three agency branches - City, North and South.
In 2012, Barfoot & Thompson established the Commercial Property Management business, which has a team of 12 expert Asset Managers, Facilities Managers and support staff, with a total management portfolio in excess of $1 billion.
An Associate member of the REINZ, John has previously been Course co-ordinator in Finance in the Property Department at the University of Auckland Business School.
He is truly passionate about his work and he also sits on the steering group for both the REINZ and New Zealand Realtors. John has strong legal, analytical and quantitative skills and brings these to all transactions.
He's a dedicated father of three and together with his wife Tanya, lives in central Auckland.