Meet the Team

Our team approach at Bayleys means that you have the full support of not just Tara as your chosen salesperson,

but also the full team of sales and support staff, auctioneers and managers all working to ensure the best result possible in the sale of your property.



Jonathan de Jong

Sales Manager

Leading Bayleys Long Bay’s and Mairangi Bay, Jonathan de Jong is equal parts savvy business head and real estate dynamo.
Backed by some 30 years practical experience, Jonathan has a depth of knowledge and exceptional track record..
Enamoured with the fast-pace of the property sector, Jonathan has bought, sold and developed many properties of his own and his unique insight into the challenges that clients face ensures that taking the stress out of the sale process is always paramount for Jonathan and his team.
A practical leader with sharp instincts, strong negotiating skills and a wealth of local and market knowledge, Jonathan prides himself on delivering exceptional results. Living by the mantra ‘do it once, do it right,’ clients take confidence in his tight work ethic and thorough approach to each and every unique property transaction.


George Yeoman

National Auctioneer

The appointment of George Yeoman to the role of National Auctioneer is another visionary step for the Bayleys Executive. 
Identified as an early talent, at 20 years old George was recruited during his university studies in property.  He has since been trained extensively in auctioneering, being mentored by the award-winning Bayley’s auction team.
George is now shining in his own right and calling auctions full-time, holding his own against industry veterans.  He regularly conducts auctions for charity. 
George was acknowledged as a Rising Star at the 2019 REINZ auction championships dealing with the most complicated bidding sequences.  He conveys an approachable manner in the auction room to encourage buyers.  With subtlety and suspense, his bidding style encourages hearty competition to extract the highest value for vendors.
George has always enjoyed performing arts and public speaking and finds auctioneering to be the perfect repository for his combined skills.  His passion for his work is infectious. 
George Yeoman is a on trajectory for success; it is certain he will enjoy a long and prosperous career.