About

Citadel's principal has delivered significant high quality, large-scale developments in Central and North West Auckland.
These projects have been a mix of greenfield subdivisions, premium urban residential and commercial.

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Farhad Moinfar, Director

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Citadel’s principal, Farhad Moinfar has consistently defied convention with property developments that break the mould time and time again. He has conceived, constructed and delivered a series of innovative and large scale projects throughout Auckland. All have sold-out with a Gross Development Value of circa $325m million. Prior to commencing his career in property development, Farhad has a background in Commercial Real Estate with one of the world's largest Commercial Real Estate practices. Farhad has a BCA degree Commercial Law, Marketing.

Denise Kyne, General Manager

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Denise has significant experience in Auckland’s commercial property industry, having prior to joining Citadel ran an extensive portfolio for a private investor. Denise brings a wealth of knowledge varying from asset and tenant management to project coordination and commercial property law to name a few. As Citadel’s General Manager, Denise has oversight of all marketing, sales, asset management and operational functions of the business. Denise originates from Ireland where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree from NUI Galway.

James Bragg, Development Manager

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James Bragg is responsible for the delivery of Citadels projects. With extensive experience in project management with AECOM, a world leading infrastructure and consultancy company, he has been instrumental in the delivery of major projects, including the $300m Pacifica apartment development in Auckland’s CBD, and the $1.5b Transmission Gully project – one of New Zealands largest infrastructure projects. James holds a Bachelor in Architectural studies from Victoria university in Wellington.

John Schollum, CFO

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John has extensive experience in both accounting and finance in the real estate industry in New Zealand. Prior to joining Citadel, he worked for BDO where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2007. Subsequently he worked for a private developer/investor and has extensive experience in procuring development finance and providing strategic advice. John holds a BMS degree and is a Chartered Accountant.

Nicki Colebrook, Executive Assistant / Office Manager

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Nicki joins Citadel after developing her career with a major New Zealand lifestyle company, contributing to the success of one of the leaders in the industry. Working across several areas of the business, Nicki proved her skills as a Project Manager by streamlining processes, organizing nationwide events and upskilling those around her. Nicki is EA to the managing director and also responsible for the management of Citadels’s office and providing support to the wider team.

Paul Duncan, Project Sales Consultant

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Paul is meticulous in his dealings, never overlooking a detail, due to his first career as a mechanical design engineer working in both Germany and New Zealand. Paul’s passion for property prompted him to change careers leading him to now specialise in new build commercial units in high-growth areas of Auckland which provide modern, quality workspaces for NZ businesses and high-yield investments for his clients.

Darryl Maclean, Project Sales Consultant

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Darryl has thrived in a long and prosperous career in Project Marketing and Sales having completed multiple successful campaigns throughout his years in the industry. His management background and extensive experience in the construction industry, as well as his approachable manner, complements his ability to assist Purchasers through the sale process.