About Us

About Erskine + Owen

Founded in 2006, Erskine + Owen set out to help people build wealth through investing in quality, ethical properties.  Founder/Directors’ Alan Henderson and Lisa Phillips combined their extensive business and financial experience with their understanding of property.

In 2019 Erskine + Owen added syndicated commercial properties to their buyer’s agency service to fulfil clients desire to invest in commercial properties.

Since then, Erskine + Owen has facilitated investments in nearly $100m of commercial properties, including a $29.1m distribution centre in Hastings, tenanted by Heinz Watties.

Erskine + Owen puts investors first.  Every property we offer for investment is one we passionately believe will deliver on forecasted returns.  We focus on properties that will enhance their capital value of the long term.  Property is simply an investment class to achieve a desired outcome – financial security and freedom.

We provide our investment community with a range of property investment options since each investor has their own property investment goals and objectives. Our professional expertise and advice on property investment have helped hundreds of clients build lasting wealth.

Our Mission

We are passionate about helping people use property to live out their dream lifestyle.

Our Difference

Securing property is a very time-consuming process. As Buyers' Agents we take care of every step, leaving you to focus on what you do best.

Our Clients

We have helped hundreds of clients generate equity in excess of a hundred million dollars over the last 15 years.

Our Experience

Our agents are licensed under the REAA 2008 and our Director is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Authorized Financial Advisor.

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Lisa Philips | ERSKINE

I’ve grown up with property. My Grandfather William Erskine Richardson, (thus the Erskine), a builder, developed much of the land between Browns Bay and Forrest Hill on Auckland’s North Shore. From the humble beginnings of living with my grandmother and daughters in a shack in a timber yard, to buying up farmland, and later develop a large mass of what is now Auckland’s urban north shore. I know property is a great generator of wealth long term. It starts with a vision and is made successful with foresight.

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Alan Henderson | OWEN

I have always had a passion for property, inspired by my uncle Barry Owen McConnel, (thus the Owen). He built a significant property investment portfolio, and watching his journey with property inspired me. He encouraged my parents (both civil servants) to invest, which they did, and are now enjoying the fruits of their long term property investment – travelling the world in their retirement.