About Us

The Neil Group Limited is one of the most established property development companies in New Zealand.

Reliability
and integrity

At the core of The Neil Group’s operations lie four key factors – resources, experience, integrity and reputation.

The company prides itself on being a stable, reliable developer which completes all its developments with the utmost integrity and works hard to maintain this reputation in everything it does.

Phil Ainsworth

Chief Executive Officer
Phil joined the Company in 1982 working for Neil Construction Limited and he has held a number of different positions in the Group throughout his career.  In January 2015 Phil became the CEO with overall responsibility for the running of The Neil Group Limited.  Phil has a background in Accounting and Finance, Marketing and Property Development.

James Rigg

Commercial Manager
James joined the Company as a Quantity Surveyor for Neil Properties Limited in 1995 and has since gone on to become The Commercial Manager. James holds various roles within the Group, including as a Development Manager, along with overall Group wide responsibility for IT and Health & Safety. James has a background in Quantity Surveying, Construction, Project Management and is a member of the NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors.

David Page

Land Manager
As Land Manager David is responsible for the purchase of land as well as managing the design, consenting and development of the land.  Prior to joining The Neil Group in 2003 David worked for a number of multi-disciplinary consultancy firms specialising in residential and industrial land development projects and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors.

Steve Borich

Sales Manager
Steve joined The Neil Group in 1992.  As a qualified Valuer and over 40 years’ experience in the property field his knowledge is invaluable to our Company.  As sales manager Steve has overall responsibility for the sales of our Residential Properties.

Trevor Canty

Senior Property Developer
Trevor joined the Company in 2006 to organise and manage the development of a Retirement Village in Cambridge, and has also been responsible for industrial land subdivisions. Trevor’s role is now managing and sourcing property development opportunities for the Company. Trevor’s background is in Valuation and Real Estate.

Brian Jones

Group Engineering Manager
Brian joined The Neil Group in 2007 as Group Engineering Manager for the Company.  Brian is involved with all Engineering designs within the Company as well as assisting and training the Company Project Engineers.  Brian has a wide range of engineering experience including civil and structural design, construction and management and is a full member of IPENZ and a Chartered Professional Engineer.

Wayne Shallard

Sales Consultant
After a long association with the Company, selling land on the Company’s behalf Wayne joined The Neil Group as a Sales Consultant 11 years ago.  Wayne has many years experience in Sales and Management in the Property and Real Estate industry.  His knowledge in all areas of Real Estate is an asset to the Company.

Bhavika Singh

Financial Controller
Bhavika joined The Neil Group in 2004 as the Company Accountant and in 2011 was promoted to her current role as Financial Controller. Bhavika has a background in Accounting and Audit and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Lynne Jurisich

Office Manager Sales/Admin
Having worked for Fletcher Building for a number of years, Lynne re-joined Neil Construction Limited in 2002 in a Secretarial role to the Manager as well as processing and administering sales. Since then Lynne has also taken on the role of Office Manager for The Neil Group.

Producing Quality Developments

Our experienced team are driven to produce high quality, benchmark developments providing the utmost in client and stakeholder satisfaction. We are committed to construction excellence, high level processes and procedures to ensure that projects continue to be completed on time, on budget and with the best solution possible.

Contact us we are happy to answer any questions.
Phone +64 9 918 6565 or email sales@neilgroup.co.nz