Andrew Hopping

Director of the company. B. Com (VPM – Valuation in Property Management) Lincoln University 1990 – 1992, Post Graduate Diploma in Commerce 1993 with a major in Rural Valuation, Lincoln University, ANZIV, SPINZ, Registered Valuer (Date of Registration: 5 July 1997). Completed a course at Auckland University in Plant & Machinery Valuation.

Employed by Marsh & Irwin Limited since 1994.

Andrew was brought up on a dairy farm north of Waiuku and consequently has a strong rural background. He has been valuing lifestyle properties throughout the district since the beginning of the firm. He is also responsible for farm valuations in the wider Franklin/North Waikato Region and has acted for a number of clients in negotiations with Transpower for the purchase and/or compensation relating to the Whakamaru – Otahuhu 440 KVA transmission line, Transpower purchasers plus general finance valuations.

Andrew has also specialised in some of the more intensive farming activities including broiler poultry units, glasshouses and orchards.

Based in our Pukekohe office, Andrew is assisted by Graeme Pedersen who has been with the company since 2005 who helps with the lifestyle and smaller farm properties.

Phone Andrew 027 287 3892 Phone Graeme 027 254 4253
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Peter Wright

Registered Valuer, BBS (Prop.Val), Massey University ANZIV. Registered Valuer (Date of Registration: November 2001).

Peter joined Marsh & Irwin Limited in 2008. Prior to this he has worked with various firms throughout Auckland and was last employed by Barker & Morse Limited since 2000.

Peter is responsible mainly for our commercial/industrial portfolio and represents an estimated 70-80 % of property owners in Pukekohe.

Peter completes valuations in the wider Franklin district but also undertakes regular work in Papakura, Takanini and Manukau City.

Based in our Pukekohe Office, Peter is also involved in the lifestyle and residential valuations.

Phone 027 443 3562 Email


Michael McDavitt

BBS (VPM), Massey University. ANZIV. Registered Valuer (Date of Registration: 14th September 2009).

Employed with Marsh & Irwin Limited since October 2003 completing his degree at Massey University in 2003.

Michael originally commenced his employment with Marsh & Irwin Limited at our Pukekohe office. He was primarily responsible for residential and lifestyle properties.

Since 2008, Michael has been based in our Takanini Office where he undertakes residential and lifestyle valuations throughout the wider South Auckland area and also travels east to Beachlands, Maraetai and Kawakawa Bay.

Phone 021 683 363 Email


Bridgette Gillanders

Currently on Maternity Leave.

B. Com, Canterbury University, Graduate Diploma in Valuation – Lincoln University.

Employed with Marsh & Irwin Limited since February 2007.

Bridget is based in our Pukekohe office and is primarily responsible for the Pukekohe and Tuakau residential valuations.

Bridgette has also completed a number of valuations in the Karaka Harbourside and Karaka Lakes development.

Phone 027 238 6276 Email