Barry Leipst - Ray White
Barry started his Real Estate career in 1999 selling residential / lifestyle property, and has been in senior management roles since 2003, previously with other real estate companies’. As a sales person he became a member of the millionaire club while studying for and achieving branch manager status. For the last eight years Barry has been an Area Sales Manager for the Hawkes Bay East Coast responsible for a national company’s residential, lifestyle, commercial, and rural sales teams.
He has continued his studies to achieve a Diploma in Real Estate giving him a sound knowledge of the industry. He has spent over 30 years in senior Sales / Marketing and Business Management roles, working for industry-leading companies such as Guthrie Bowron and Resene Paints as Hawkes Bay East Coast manager. Thereafter, Wynn’s Oil Additives as an owner operator for the Hawkes Bay East Coast region. A qualified mechanic, Barry owned and operated, in a partnership, a local Garage service station before changing to a career in sales.
Barry has lived in Hawkes Bay all his life, growing up in Waipukurau, moving to Taradale as a teenager. Married to Barbara, they have two children, Jason and Carl and three grandchildren. Family is hugely important to them both so he makes sure that quality time and fun are combined when they are together.
His passion, dedication and commitment to people and Real Estate are obvious to his many satisfied clients and to all others with whom he interacts. Accountability, service and communication are the basis of his overall commitment. He is a great negotiator and totally committed to a successful outcome.
“My aim is to make selling your property an enjoyable adventure whilst achieving the highest possible market price for your home in the shortest possible time.”