About Us

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

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.
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.
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

Senior Development Manager
As one of our Senior Development Managers, David is responsible for a number of projects from start to finish using his long experience with The Neil Group to create quality developments. Prior to joining Neils, David worked for several multi-disciplinary consultancy firms specialising in residential and industrial land development projects. David is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors.

Matt Ashworth
Matt joined the Neil group in 2019 as a Development Assistant, before moving into his current role as Development Manager in 2021. In this role Matt is responsible for identifying land purchase opportunities and managing subsequent design, consenting and delivery of our projects. Matt’s background is in architecture and project management.
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.
Graeme Sun

Sales Consultant
Graeme recently joined Neil group as a Sales Consultant after having had a long term business relationship with the company, sourcing land for subdivision development for Neil Group. Graeme has a Bachelor of Economics degree and over 10 years experience in the Auckland market working with one of Auckland’s major Real Estate agencies. His knowledge and proficiency in guiding clients through the complete development and sales process is an asset to the company. Graeme also speaks Mandarin.

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.

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 sborich@neilgroup.co.nz