Mike has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry. He is the former owner of Harcourts franchise, Mike Green Real Estate Ltd (Auckland). With nine offices and over 150 people, the operation achieved No 1 Harcourts Franchise for New Zealand for four consecutive years. Moving to Queensland, Australia in 1997, Mike and Irene Green were responsible for the establishment and growth of Harcourts' Australian arm. Taking over as Managing Director of Harcourts International in December 1999, Mike then became responsible for the overall operation and direction of Harcourts' group of companies, growing the organisation to now encompass over 10,000 people operating in nine countries. Now, as Executive Director Operations, Mike continues to lead strategic initiatives for the global network.