Asset management is in our DNA

SPM Assets specializes in strategic asset management. We provide asset management services to help organizations build a better understanding of their physical assets as well as easy-to-use asset management software to enable them to plan their projects more effectively. We have been helping asset intensive organizations make asset management work better for 18 years, and are now empowering all organizations to proactively leverage property lifecycle asset management.


SPM stands for sic parvis magna in Latin. Loosely translated, it means, "great things from small beginnings". Incorporated in 2001, the company was founded by Steve Lyons and Chris Jenkins, who believed there was a smarter way to maximize the lifetime of their physical assets and deliver better outcomes for their stakeholders. Our Corporate head office and software development team are located in Auckland, New Zealand, with the customer service and sales teams based in Sydney, Australia. We also have a growing presence in New York, USA and South Africa. We hold information on over $150 billion of property assets, and are continually innovating our service delivery to make our customers’ jobs easier, and with reliable, scientific data for decision making. Our local services teams of highly experienced consultants assist organizations with strategic asset management, establishing the best process for assessing and maintaining assets.

Our leadership

Steve Lyons

Steve Lyons
CEO and Co-Founder

Based in Sydney, Steve oversees the overall performance of the company and forging new partnerships around the world. He is a recognised thought leader in strategic asset management and sought-after speaker.

He authored the NAMS Property Manual; co-authored the IPWEA Practice Note 3 for Building Condition and Performance Assessments; and contributed to the International Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM). 

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Chris Jenkins

Chris Jenkins
CFO and Co-Founder

Chris is responsible for financial and operational performance at SPM Assets. He focuses on the identification and analysis of key investment drivers, policies and conditions that effect the long-term management of assets.

He contributed to the establishment of global standards; lectured at Auckland Univerity; and developed long-term asset management plans for local authorities and utility companies in New Zealand and Australia. 

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David Long

David Long
General Manager, New Zealand

David is known for his insightful knowledge of strategic asset management and his expertise in the practical application of these principles.

David leads the New Zealand business to ensure customer success, spearheading a team of experienced and enthusiastic experts, all passionate about improving the management of physical assets and delivering better outcomes. 

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Kate Mulligan

Kate Mulligan
Director, United States

Kate heads the US team and is responsible for developing relationships within the affordable housing industry to provide well-maintained, safe homes to New Yorkers. 

She believes that efficient property asset management can transform a house into a home, and a neighbourhood into a thriving community. Her previous roles include Director of Asset Management for RiseBoro Community Partnership in Brooklyn. 

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Why work with SPM Assets?

Come and work with us! We have so much to be proud of here at SPM Assets: we are experts in our field (we even wrote the book on asset management), our software makes managing assets simpler and easier for Asset Managers and we have conducted some of the largest property condition assessments in Australasia! Working at SPM Assets you will gain awesome experience, have opportunities to progress in your career and be part of a team that is reaching for great heights. Don't delay - come and join our team today!

We Are Growing

We're growing!

We are not currently hiring. However, if you would like to get in contact or be notified of any future job postings, please contact us. 

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