Personable. Approachable. Professional.
SGHU Valuations are an independent valuation and property consultancy practice based in the heart of Hamilton’s CBD. We help people all around the world to value and protect Waikato-based properties. SGHU Directors Peter Smith, Wayne Gerbich, David Urlich and Callum Bradley have a wealth of local valuation knowledge, and our clients have access to 100 years+ combined industry experience. Because of our reputation and knowledge, we are panel valuers to all major NZ banks. We’re proud to put our names behind a firm that is progressive and dynamic.
You’ll find us out meeting with clients, engaging with the local professional industry and understanding the region’s properties we value. We’re approachable valuers and we wouldn’t have it any other way.
B.Com (Valuation & Property Management), PG Dip Com
Born in Thames, Peter commenced his valuation career with Attewell Gerbich Havill Limited in Hamilton in 1993, following completion of valuation and commerce studies at university.
Peter has a wide range of valuation experience, primarily in commercial and industrial premises and also specialist properties such as motels, rest homes/retirement villages, cool stores etc. He completes valuations for mortgage purposes, financial reporting, rental assessments and insurance certificates.
Peter enjoys spending time with his wife, three boys and two dogs. He loves to hang up the ‘gone fishing’ sign and head for the Coromandel.
Peter has been a Director of SGHU Valuations since 2010.
Tel 021 741 262
Val Prof (Urban)
After commencing his valuation career with Hamilton firm, Geo Boyes Limited, Wayne went on to work for Valuation NZ Limited, Auckland City Council, State Government of South Australia, Attewell Gerbich Havill Limited, Darroch Valuation Limited. In 2010 he became one of four founding Directors of SGHU Valuations.
Born in Hamilton, Wayne has a wide range of valuation experience, predominantly for commercial and industrial premises.
Wayne completes valuations for mortgage purposes, financial reporting, rental assessments and insurance certificates.
Wayne is well known for being a ‘larger than life’ character. He is a lifelong supporter of his local football club. In fact he is so passionate about his local team, he lives on the perimeter of its grounds. Some say he’ll never move!
Wayne has been a Director of SGHU Valuations since 2010.
Tel 021 741 338
B.Com (Valuation & Property Management)
David commenced his valuation career with Attewell Gerbich Havill Limited in Hamilton in 1998, following his graduation from Lincoln University.
Born and bred in the Waikato, David is a past committee member of the Property Institute of New Zealand’s Waikato Branch. He brings to SGHU a wide range of local experience in urban valuation matters including residential, lifestyle properties, residential subdivisional development land, commercial (office and retail), and compensation work.
When he’s not meeting clients or valuing properties, David can be found participating in a wide variety of sports, together with his family. Chasing a cricket ball around during summer is a favourite summer pastime.
David has been a Director of SGHU Valuations since 2010.
Tel 021 741 636
B.BusStudies (Valuation & Property Management)
Callum commenced his valuation career with SGHU Valuations at the beginning of 2014, following his graduation from Massey University.
Born and raised in the Coromandel, Callum’s valuation experience has predominantly been based around a mixture of residential and lifestyle properties.
When he’s not assisting SGHU clients, he’s out amongst the great NZ outdoors enjoying a spot of fishing or hunting.
Callum became a Director of SGHU Valuations in 2019.
Tel 021 741 898
B.Com (Valuation & Property Management)
Michael commenced his valuation career with the Valuation Department Hamilton in 1982, following his graduation. He attained registration as a Valuer in 1986 and went on to enter private practice in 1989 with Glenn Attewell and Associates, a local firm that grew to become Attewell Gerbich Havill Limited in 1993.
Michael has spent his entire career in Hamilton. He has a wide range of valuable local knowledge and experience that includes valuations of residential and rural lifestyle properties for mortgage, sale, insurance and compensation purposes.
Michael is a keen golfer, mountain biker and is actively involved in the Onemana Surf Lifesaving Club as a committee member.
Michael was a Director of SGHU Valuations between 2010 and 2019.
Tel 021 741 933
Patricia is a valuer with sixteen years’ wide range experience in both the New Zealand and European property markets.
She has previously worked in a valuation practice in Auckland before moving to Hamilton in 2020 to work for a rating valuations provider. Patricia has gained experience through residential, commercial, industrial, compensation, insurance and rating valuation.
She is a RICS Professional Member and Registered Valuer, Recognised European Valuer (REV TEGoVA), Polish Registered Valuer, and a Member of The Property Institute of New Zealand and Standards Board Committee member. Her professional interests include energy efficiency and climate-related risks to the property market.
Patricia came to New Zealand with her husband and daughter in January 2019. As a former professional volleyball player she loves to be active. Mountain climbing and sailing are her passions. However in her busy life, she is happy going for a walk along the Waikato River.
Patricia joined SGHU Valuations in January 2022.
Tel 021 741 484
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