About Simon Farland
Simon has been in commercial and industrial sales and leasing for over 15 years. Prior to this, he worked for five years in the equity markets in both New York and London for a large investment bank.
A return to New Zealand saw Simon utilise his Bachelor of Property degree from the University of Auckland and enter the real estate market working in commercial sales, then as a director for the North Auckland Industrial team for multinational firm, CBRE.
Simon's area of expertise has been Commercial sales and leasing and Investment sales on the North Shore and West Auckland markets. Another area of focus is land sales and acquisitions, having been directly involved in excess of $100 m worth of land transactions from Botany to Whangarei.
In May 2014, Simon was appointed the commercial sales manager for Barfoot & Thompson's successful North Shore Commercial office and supports 18 sales professionals while still being involved with significant property transactions across the North Shore market. Since this appointment the team has significantly increased revenues and market share with significant focus on working collaboratively with the wider B&T commercial team and extensive B&T Residential network.