Jim Rohrstaff

Jim Rohrstaff


Jim was introduced to New Zealand by business partner, Ric Kayne in 2012.

Jim has been involved in luxury real estate and golf clubs for the past 20 years. As a past golf professional, Jim transitioned into the sales and marketing of high-end real estate and golf clubs throughout the western United States, Mexico and New Zealand. Working with one of the premier developers in the United States, DMB and Associates (based in Scottsdale, Arizona), Jim gained development and project knowledge along with working with some of the best sales and marketing minds in the United States.

Jim has worked closely and confidentially with the business elite in buying and selling property throughout southern California, Arizona and Texas. Most recently, Jim was the broker at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells, California. The Vintage Club is regarded as one of the top clubs in the world with a membership comprised of Fortune 500 CEO’s, entrepreneurs and titans of industry.

Jim is currently on the Board of Tara Iti Golf Club and is a Managing Partner of Te Arai Links. Jim resides in Auckland and Te Arai with his wife Kara and two sons.

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Verity Higgs


Verity has been Executive Assistant to Jim and Office Manager since the inception of Legacy Partners in 2014.

With more than 20 years in property and financial investment support, Verity covers a variety of responsibilities including diary and inbox management, stakeholder engagement, marketing and assisting with deal logistics as required, she enjoys the varied and fast-paced work atmosphere.

Prior to  Legacy Partners, Verity worked in the  Chief Executive’s office at Tramco Group and the Private Family office of The Gibbs Foundation. Working for top tier New Zealand business people and in high energy environments has given her the organisational skills necessary to keep the Legacy Partners office in great order and helped her prepare for the numerous urgent tasks that occur daily.

Verity is a proud member of the AAPNZ, Auckland born and bred Verity lives on the North Shore with her husband Matt and their two school-aged children.

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