Mark Barry

Sales Manager

With more than 25 years experience in the Auckland property market, Mark’s focus is identifying and assessing properties for clients and providing straightforward advice. A licensed Real Estate agent in his own right, Mark is an Auckland CBD apartment expert who has been involved in the sales and marketing of a wide range of property including lifestyle blocks, commercial, inner-city development sites and apartments.

Mark has a strong understanding of investment strategies and believes property is the best investment vehicle for people planning for their long-term future, financial security and independence. Most recently, Mark was sales manager at a small CBD Sales and Property management company, where his team model was very successful. Since 2007, Mark has been involved in the sale of more than $250 million of investment property, mainly in Auckland.

Anita Barry

General Manager

Anita has been in the Real Estate industry since 1984, including being a sales manager in several Auckland city and suburban Real Estate agencies as well as being a director of Homelink Realty. Most recently, Anita was Business Development Manager at a strong Auckland property management company, where she was responsible for several initiatives which turned the business into a success and won multiple awards for her efforts.

She has a determination to achieve the best results for our clients. Focusing primarily on residential Real Estate, Anita has a strong understanding of the market, allowing her to provide intelligent and insightful advice. Anita also possesses an acute awareness of client care, has an eye for detail and a reputation of diligence and professionalism. Offering a personal and individual service to each of her clients, Anita ensures that each person understands and is happy with the steps taken in the property management process.


Waldo van Niekerk

Sales & Marketing

With 15 years of experience in Sales and Marketing, Waldo joined Team Uptown in September 2017. He has come from a digital media and IT sales background. Loves talking to people and building relationships.

His passion lies in succeeding and nothing makes him happier than seeing his client smile after all is said and done. Property and investment was a natural progression in his career and is now one of many tools in his arsenal.

This makes him perfect for his role at Team Uptown.


Kristen Gou

Senior Property Manager

We are thrilled to have Kristen on our team. She is a result driven property manager. Qualifications include a Degree in International Management and a Diploma in Business. She possesses excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills in English and Chinese, with the ability to develop strong relationships and influence with people at all levels.

Our clients will enjoy her ‘can do’ attitude. Kristen is a highly ethical individual with a strong customer focus. Has a passion for providing excellent service and deals with people in a cheerful, professional and confident manner.


Linda Zheng

Assistant Property Manager

Our newest team member Linda holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance. She has a keen eye for detail. Linda is a hit with tenants as they love her bubbly outgoing personality.

She has a passion for property and is keen to learn everything she can about property management and future investments for herself.


Helen Collman

Sales Administrator

With 4 years experience in Auckland apartment sales administration at a successful CBD Real Estate company, 2 prior years experience as an administration assistant at Barfoot and Thompson and a strong secretarial background working alongside senior management since 1985, Helen is a highly valued member of Team Uptown. Her career has included working for Fletcher Residential, and an investment banking company. Helen loves the personal touch, building long term relationships with clients and helping them find solutions.

She is a real team player and gets great satisfaction from achieving a result through group effort. 'I love working for Team Uptown because we work as a team and we are aiming for the same goals. We listen to what our customers want and we aim to please'.


Amanda Barry

Sales Coordinator

Amanda has spent 3 and a half years in the internal accounts team of various Auckland Property management organisations as the trust and sales account administrator. She has a further two years in customer service roles. Amanda graduated from the University of Auckland in 2016 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in accounting and management.

She has a strong eye for detail and strives for perfection in what she does at Team Uptown.


Cameron Barry

Business Development

Cameron has been involved in telemarketing, banking and Real Estate from a young age. He developed his own investment portfolio by the age of 23 and has a passion for property. Cameron was most recently in another sales and property management team for approximately 2 years.

His skills are with the relationships he builds with clients and he enjoys helping people find the right solution for them either by sale or property management.


Anna Thomson

Client Liaison

An investor herself, Anna bought her first Auckland investment property at the age of nineteen. Anna was most recently an award winning team leader in charge of training a 36 strong sales team on telephone and closing techniques.

Anna loves Real Estate and talking to people.