Peter Thompson

Managing Director at Barfoot and Thompson

Peter Thompson started out in 1981 in the rental division at the Otahuhu branch of Barfoot and Thompson and continued to move through a number of positions in the firm including sales, administration and management. He was appointed as a Director in 1997, and ultimately became Managing Director in 2005.

Peter has held several directorships over the years, including being on the Board of Auckland Rugby, and still is a current Board Member of, an industry web portal company. He was awarded Life Membership of the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand in 2011, and was made a Life Member of Auckland Rugby in December 2017.

Giving back to the community is a major focus for Peter, who has a special interest in Starship Foundation, believing that New Zealand’s children are its next leaders and that it’s important to improve health standards across the country. He is also seen as a leading spokesperson for the real estate industry, with a passion to improve the image of real estate agents.

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