About Us

Meet the team

Genna Short

Property Manager

Genna is known as a hardworking, approachable and informative individual. With values of honesty, integrity & a broad minded approach, Genna is particular about good relations and open communication.  With 20 Years’ experience in the Real Estate Sector she delivers a high standard of customer service thereby achieving & often exceeding expectations.

Phone: 021844874

Josh Fitzgibbon

Company Principal

Josh is a local, having grown up in Tauranga and completing his secondary education at Tauranga Boys High. His Bachelor of Applied Science degree obtained through AUT provides him with a wide range of skills that compliment his superb knowledge in accounting, administration and computer programmes. Josh has been involved for over 12 years in all facets of residential property management and is known for his enthusiasm and drive in satisfying the property requirements of his wide client base of landlords, tenants and associates. He is passionate about people, keen to ensure that both landlords and families receive quality service and that local and international families can access quality housing. Josh is also known for his experience in placing and managing local and international students in purpose built accommodation for tertiary institutions. Josh loves Tauranga and is well known for his active community involvement through his children’s schools and social activities.

Phone: 027 429 5454

Chris Fitzgibbon

Business Manager

Chris brings to beHome a wealth of experience from her real estate career which includes a successful business background and a reputation for strong management and negotiation skills. Having worked successfully in Tauranga real estate sales and management for 15 years Chris has an extensive knowledge of the Tauranga area and its market place. Chris is passionate about providing exceptional service to her clients and is committed to making your relationship with beHome a stress free and successful experience.

Phone: 0275788498

Donna Schwarz


Donna is a familiar face around the office having spent years with behome as our office administrator. With over 20 yrs experience in Real Estate and Property Management roles, Donna is your first port of call and happy to answer any questions you may have. Her previous experience in Property Management both in Australia and NZ in front office roles has given her a broad range of skills and knowledge of the industry. In her quiet time Donna enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her grandchildren

Phone: 07 578 3499

Merv Fitzgibbon

Retired Property Manager

Merv has finally decided to retire and enjoy his golden years in his garden, and with his new little friend - Star. The family purchased a lovely Corgi for him at Christmas and they have hit it off. Merv is still very interested in hearing from you and wishes you the best of luck. If you would like to contact Merv please email Josh at the office.

Phone: 07 578 3499

Bev Dunton

Property Manager

Bev has lived most of her life in the Bay of Plenty and has a good knowledge of the area. Having been a landlord herself for several years, she brings a wealth of experience and understanding of the rules and regulations with property management. Bev believes communication and transparency are the keys to successful relationships. For the last 11 years she has been managing a local wedding venue and lodge, providing outstanding customer service, where organisation and time management skills were a very important part of the job. She enjoys helping people and is passionate about providing good service. In her leisure time she enjoys travelling, boating and family time.

Phone: 021844874

Rebecca Steward

Property Manager

Bec is a Papamoa local, having lived in the area for most of her adult life. Having owned and operated successful businesses in Mount Maunganui and Tauranga, Bec has a wealth of experience in customer relations and management and believes communication is the key to success. Bec has a sound knowledge of the new build market in the Bay of Plenty and understands the importance of building relationships for mutual gain. In her spare time you will find Bec out on the ocean, jogging on the beach or playing taxi for her children.

Phone: 0220266315

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