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Better property management starts with the people, and we have some of the best.

Our team has a wealth of property management experience, and all have property investments. You’re not getting ordinary or average property management with us.

Ruth Shannon - Property Manager

Ruth Shannon

  • Property Manager

Ruth is a highly experienced property manager, and has been part of the property management industry in Hawke's Bay for over 10 years. In that time she's managed hundreds of rental properties for a wide ranging client base. Ruth has extensive knowledge of the industry, and in saying that there's not much that surprises her anymore.

As an active relaxer Ruth is always undertaking projects and renovations and has sound practical knowledge in project management, timelines, budget and quality finishes.

Nikki Cheyne - Property Manager

Nikki Cheyne

  • Property Manager

Nikki has 13 years experience in the property industry and is a highly regarded property manager. She has previously worked on a very large mixed portfolio in the residential sector, picking up a few awards along the way.

Her passion for property continues to grow and she has recently along with her husband bought her first investment property. Nikki enjoys working with her clients to build and add value to their investment portfolio, and believes a practical approach, finding the right tenant and creating good relationships with both clients and tenants is the key to property management success.

Warren Murdoch - Director

Warren Murdoch

  • Director

Warren manages all aspects of finance, including trust accounting and overseeing all of our owner and supplier payment processing.

Warren has a keen eye for the numbers, and loves to analyse deals and property investments of his own. From always having a hand in the property market in some way or another Warren loves the freedom property investment can provide.

Sam Murdoch - Managing Director

Sam Murdoch

  • Managing Director

Sam leads the team at Rentsmart and is responsible for the development and marketing of our services.

Sam’s passion for property was ignited after buying his first property investment at 18. After learning the hard way how important good property management is, Sam is dedicated to help our clients prosper through smarter property management.

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