Stathis has over 28 years of experience in commercial property. Having worked as a Sales and Leasing Broker in Wellington for 13 years, at the start of his career specialising in retail property. He ran many successful sales and leasing campaigns during this period.

In the last 15 years, Stathis worked initially as Head of Property for a privately owned property company for 6 years, and for the last 9 years as Leasing managed for The Wellington Company and was involved in all aspects of commercial leasing and sales in Wellington for this firm. This included retaining tenants and leasing all vacancies during this period via agents, consultants, and directly.