Barfoot & Thompson | Our Auction Team
Barfoot & Thompson have a dedicated in-house team of eight auctioneers who do auctions – and only auctions.
Our auctioneers are not part-time sales people or managers. That means when you sell your house through a Barfoot & Thompson auction, you’ve got the most dedicated and experienced team possible working for you.
Campbell Dunoon, Auction Manager
Born in Australia, Campbell worked in the competitive sales environment of inner Melbourne, where the vast majority of properties for sale, were and still are, sold at auction. He moved across the Tasman in 2004.
A seasoned campaigner, Campbell’s passion for the auction process, proven track record and cutting edge negotiation skills have helped him cement his place in the real estate industry.
Campbell has gained a number of awards during his career including, finalist in the REINZ 2011 National Auctioneer Championships, Bayleys Auctioneer of the Year 2011 and senior finalist in the 2011 and 2012 Barfoot & Thompson invitational auctioneers’ championships.
Tony Loughran, Auctioneer & Marketing Advisor, North Shore
Tony has amassed an extensive curriculum vitae in real estate experience in only a decade in the industry, being a successful salesperson before moving into auctioneering in both local and national roles. He also has experience in real estate office management, business development and training.
Tony works closely with the salespeople in his area to ensure they are truly providing the best service to their vendors.
A sense of humour, honesty and integrity have helped make Tony a well-respected auctioneer amongst his clients, colleagues and peers.
Marian Tolich, Auctioneer & Marketing Advisor, Central West and West
One of New Zealand’s only full time female Auctioneers, Marian is one of only two women to have gained Accredited Auctioneer status from the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).
At the 2000 NZ Property Auctioneers’ Championships, Marian was placed 4th – one of only two woman finalists in Australasia since the inaugural Championships in 1993.
She has earned a reputation for her honest and professional Auctioneering skills coupled with marketing excellence and an Auction sale success rate that is the envy of many of her colleagues.
Murray Smith, Auctioneer & Marketing Advisor, Central
An associate of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand and holder of a Diploma in Business Studies (Real Estate), Murray brings a wealth of property marketing knowledge to his role as auctioneer and marketing advisor with Barfoot & Thompson.
David Johnstone, Auctioneer & Marketing Advisor, South and East
David has completed the Advanced Auctioneer’s Course and was placed in the top 4 in the 1998 and 2004 New Zealand Property Auctioneers’ Championships.
When it comes to selling your home, David believes with a passion that wide spread marketing exposure is the key to success. He is committed to sharing his experience with you, so that you too can benefit and be a part of the excitement that is selling real estate.
- David Roy AREINZ, Auctioneer – Northland
In his role as Northland Auctioneer for Barfoot & Thompson he is committed to getting the best results for clients through the auction process.
David also sells quality horticultural and lifestyle properties throughout Northland and as the only horticultural specialist in the north he has sold many prestigious properties over the past 9 years.
David holds both his Real Estate Agents and Branch Managers License and competed for the first time in the 2009 REINZ National Auctioneering Competitions.
Craig McNair, Auctioneer & Marketing Advisor – North Shore
Craig picked up a number of novice auctioneer awards before he became an auctioneer, including the Rising Star award at the REINZ 2013 National Real Estate Auctioneers Championships and the novice award at Barfoot & Thompson Auctioneer’s championships in 2012 and 2013.
Craig’s real estate experience combined with having been a small business owner, Member of Parliament and airline employee has given him a wide range of diverse skills, the most important of which is people skills. Craig describes his auctioneering style as being one of high enthusiasm and energy.