Our People



Sam Rettke

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Sam Rettke is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Near Me – As managing director of Near Me Real Estate Sam’s primary focus is maintaining a fantastic internal culture for our people which ensures when it comes to our clients experience that we are always exceeding their expectations and delivering an outstanding experience. With over 10 years’ experience in all facets of the property industry Sam understands that they key to success for any business is relationships and delivering on what you say you will above all else.



Steve Macfarlane

Co-Founder, Techinical and Marketing Director

Steve Macfarlane is the Co-Founder and Technical & Marketing Director of Near Me. Steve's primary focus is on the technology developed by Near Me that makes life easier for our agents internally as well as creating better customer experiences for both vendors and buyers. Steve drives our ethos that technology is critical for creating more listing opportunities for our agents through AI marketing as well as making real estate transactions smoother and faster for every party involved