Chris Kennedy is a Business Owner and the General Manager at Gold Real Estate Group, a Harcourts franchise that operates the number 1 Harcourts office internationally.
Being in real estate for over 27 years, Chris has enormous industry knowledge across all sectors of the real estate business. Starting off as a real estate sales person in Invercargill, Chris then moved from a management position to become a business owner then progressing to the CEO for Harcourts New Zealand. Chris has played an integral part in the leadership, growth and success of the Harcourts brand over recent years and is a fantastic addition to the Harcourts gold team.
In 2010 Chris won the REINZ Auctioneering Competition and continues to drive his passion for auctions. Nowadays however Chris focuses on making a difference for nationwide charities and local communities where his skills really shine raising millions of dollars for great causes over the last decade.
Chris was also proud to be part of the advisory team which united thousands of kiwis into a crowdfunding campaign that ensured Awaroa beach in the Able Tasman was kept in the hand of New Zealanders for New Zealanders to enjoy.
Outside of real estate, Chris has a real passion for riding his Jetski, enjoys motor racing and travel but gets the most satisfaction when he is giving back to local communities who need him most.