With over ten years in real estate sales, Paul Sissons’ professional multi-sector background in the world of sales, management and consultancy set him up for a successful career in real estate where building strong working relationships with a broad range of people and having the ability to negotiate robustly is paramount. Choosing to align his business with the proven and reputable New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty was a savvy decision. With astute communication skills and a commitment to keeping his clients well-informed of market happenings and trends, Paul’s aim is developing lasting connections with his client base who in turn will become advocates for his service offering based on the results he achieves. For 13 years, Paul owned and ran hospitality operations in Christchurch and Auckland where his dedication to providing outstanding customer service saw him awarded two national hospitality awards. Previous experience as sponsorship manager for Lion Nathan, and sales careers with Lockwood Homes and the insurance industry confirmed Paul’s ability to perform under pressure and attain enviable results; traits that have transferred brilliantly into the competitive real estate arena. Paul also has a family background in building and development, so he has a good grasp of property fundamentals. Paul’s brother, Jonathan, has had a long and fruitful career in real estate and recognised the qualities needed to be a successful salesperson in Paul and encouraged him into the industry. Paul lives in Point Chevalier with his two teenage children. He is active in their schooling and sporting pursuits.