Phil launched his Real Estate career with Harcourts after 30 years in the Radio industry and in that time has sold in excess of 20 million dollars of local property. He is an accomplished Auctioneer and was appointed Harcourts Auction Manager in 2015 and has achieved outstanding results for his auction clients. Phil has a wide network of friends and associates built up over 30 years of living in and loving New Plymouth. A respected District Councillor from 2002-2014, Phil was the Chief Commissioner of the Hearings Commission developing a thorough understanding of local issues and an in depth knowledge of the requirements of the District Plan. Phil is married to Kim and they have 3 boys, Chad 26, Josh 22 and Brock 18 all born, raised and educated in New Plymouth. Phil can also be heard commentating Taranaki rugby and cricket matches on Radio Sport, is a popular MC at many local events and when not watching his boys play sport, can be found playing golf at the New Plymouth Golf Club.