David Thomas AREINZ
David’s real estate career began in 1998 with a high
profile Real Estate Company in Hawke’s Bay and he
immediately made an impact becoming Rookie of the
Year and Top 10 in the company, a position he held
most years and he quickly developed an excellent
reputation for honesty and getting results.
Most of David’s working experience has been
involved with customer service, predominantly in
the retail sector. During the previous 13 years David,
along with his wife Margaret, operated their own
businesses firstly, in the antiques and collectables
trade, and then Country Touch, selling special gifts
and home décor, prior to selling up for an extended
trip to England.
David also has extensive experience in commercial
and business sales being the number one
Commercial Broker for approximately 15 years.
Following his passion for antique auctions, in 2000
David graduated from an auctioneer’s course in
Auckland tutored by one of New Zealand’s top
Auctioneers, Mark Sumich.
David has been involved in management and
business ownership since 2002 and has managed
residential, rural and commercial teams.
In 2006 he attained his AREINZ qualification and was
immediately appointed the Principal Officer for the company.
During 2007 David was elected to the REINZ Hawke’s Bay Committee.
David was involved with Napier Jaycee for six years being President and Regional Trainer before
being bestowed as a Life Member. David was a founding executive member of the Clive Community
Group and was elected Treasurer a position he held for 12 years.