Auckland Body Corporate General Manager
As General Manager Chris Newman leads the Team at Auckland Body Corporate. Chris has significant practical experience in Body Corporate management managing a diverse strata title portfolio comprising both residential and commercial Body Corporate.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Property from The University of Auckland which has equipped him with the theoretical knowledge of the property industry in New Zealand and is continuing to work towards completing a postgraduate diploma in Dispute Resolution. This qualification has provided Chris with valuable experience in conflict management which is now one of his strengths and an important part of his role.
One of Chris’ strongest qualities is his ability to build strong relationships with clients from a diverse range of backgrounds. Chris’ calm, rational, proactive approach is a great asset to all Body Corporate and these core skills in conjunction with his own professional values are a great asset to ABC. Click here to know more….
Business Development Manager
Roger has been in the Body Corporate industry as Business Development Manager for 20 years, he is well regarded in the industry for his ability to build long term strong relationships, based on trust, with his clients. He is a business partner at Auckland Body Corporate Ltd.
Trust is everything: it is not only diligent management, but it’s about people as well. Because of this Roger brings with him key relationships with prominent Auckland developers and property companies and is experienced with large multi-unit developments from the ground up.
Roger has been married even longer than he has worked in the body corporate industry; Roger and his wife have two sons who share his sense of humour and adventure in life. He and his wife started from scratch and over the years have built up a portfolio of investment properties in Auckland. That hard work has made him acutely conscious of his job and few conversations are had with Roger that don’t include property. It’s this experience and insight that make Roger a great asset to the body corporate owners. He is a team player, works with clients to solve issues, believes in consistently delivering solutions that add value to his clients.
Roger’s keen insight, broad range of experience and sense of humour make him an asset to the Body Corporate team.
Jon heads the building management team at Auckland Body Corporate. Jon’s professional approach, attention to detail and exceptional customer service skills, ensures that all buildings under our management are cared for to the highest degree.
Jon joined the team at Auckland Body Corporate in 2019 as part of our growing desire to provide a full service management offering to our development clients. The beauty of having one provider providing the body corporate management and building management is that all matters are dealt with through one team, who have a desired interest in getting the job done once and correctly.
Jon is an avid rugby supporter of the Hurricanes and loves fishing, camping and the outdoors.
Ariel works in our accounts division, she is fluent in Mandarin and English. Ariel conveys messages clearly to others, while taking care of the accounting, body corporate payments and ensures that all queries are handled in a professional manner.
Shenae Connelly is an Executive Assistant, she provides superior support for both the General Managers of Property Management and Body Corporate divisions. Shenae thrives whilst working under pressure and believes in accuracy, persistence and commitment.
As part of the continued growth of Auckland Body Corporate Ltd – Kimberly came on as part of the team, to head up the accounts division in 2018. Part of the beauty of our partnership with Bayleys Real Estate, is that we operated with a ready made financial, IT, and administration team by being located in Bayleys Head office. This allowed us in the early stages to provide the superior accounting services that we have become known for.
Kimberly has the capacity to bring fast, responsive and detailed accounting management to our clients, and has a knack of solving complicated accounting matters. Kimberly is a great member of our team who has both the details and the broad picture in mind.
Atul joined the team in 2019 and is an executive assistant that provides superior support for all the other members of staff in the Auckland Body Corporate team. This involves communicating with contractors, assisting the accounting team and preparing documents for the Body Corporate Managers. He believes in efficiency, accuracy and reliability and loves the multi-faceted nature of his role.
Atul brings knowledge and experience of the short-term rental industry in Central Auckland as well as significant experience in customer relations. He has enjoyed learning about the Body Corporate industry directly from Roger and Chris and has gained some invaluable lessons about their work ethic and their thoroughness. He prides himself on his initiative and ability to forge and maintain relationships with people. He is always willing to learn and pick up new skills, even when he is thrown into the deep end.