Hamish Marshall is currently one of the Principles of the Westpac Companies, having joined the company in 1994. In December of 2011, Hamish founded AuzCo Developments and AuzCo Management which currently owns and operates a number of successful projects. In addition, AuzCo offers complete asset management services for WestPac’s properties in San Luis Obispo, California. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Communications from Bond University in Australia.
As one of the principal partners for the WestPac Companies for the past 16 years, Hamish has overseen all aspects of the acquisition of properties for development, and management in California. Hamish has been actively involved in over $400 million dollars worth of developments and acquisitions in that time. Hamish has had extensive experience in negotiating with agents and owners, analyzing and evaluating market trends, preparing financial analysis for consideration of market feasibility, working with city and county agencies to obtain permits, and overseeing all phases of construction. Hamish’s primary focus is on the acquisition, development, and long term management of residential and retail/commercial investments in California and Australia.
Hank Niezen began his real estate career in San Luis Obispo County in 2001. In 2008, Hank joined a national real estate firm in San Luis Obispo where he gained valuable knowledge in the commercial marketplace. As a licensed California Real Estate Broker, Hank specializes in the sales and leasing of retail, office, industrial and investment properties throughout San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties. Hank’s attention to detail and hands-on approach to customer service has helped build lasting business relationships with some of the counties largest commercial real estate companies such as Centervest Capital, WestPac Investments and Western Pacific Land Group.
Hank is very active within the San Luis Obispo community, with emphasis on the youth sports programs. He has coached or assisted in youth baseball, basketball, football and volleyball over the past nine years. Hank received his BS degree from San Jose State University shortly before moving to San Luis Obispo in 1992. He is married to his wife Lauryn, and they have two wonderful children, Jacob and Ansley.