Born and raised in South Auckland his entire life, Dean is keenly connected to the needs and aspiration of his local community. Entering the real estate industry at the age of 22 with Harcourts Papatoetoe as a junior salesperson he quickly established a reputation for honesty and diligence that translated into a proven track record of sales. By his mid-twenties he joined the elite echelon of the top 20 performing agents across New Zealand and since that time has consistently placed in the top 20 agents for the Harcourt’s brand in the northern region. His unprecedented success at such an early stage in his career soon attracted the attention of senior management. In 2002 Dean became the co-owner of his own Harcourts franchise in South Auckland which under his direction quickly began accruing a range of awards and accolades. In this role he also discovered a passion and natural aptitude for inspiring and developing a team of sales people many of whom under his mentorship have gone onto distinguish themselves in the industry. With 28 years experience in the South Auckland real estate market, of which 16 have been managing, co-owning and directing his own franchise.