B.Sc., MBA Sales Representative
Sam was raised in the city of Mississauga where he attended Lorne Park Secondary school. In his teen years, Sam developed a passion and talent for tennis. He spent countless hours on the court and competed successfully at both the provincial and national levels.
After completing high school, Sam obtained a tennis scholarship at Nicholls State University as the number two player in singles and the number one player in doubles.
While spending three to six hours a day on the tennis court, weight room and track field, Sam still made the Dean’s and President’s lists in each of his four years at the University. He graduated with an honors Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.
Sam then enrolled at the University of South Carolina where he completed his Masters of Business Administration degree with honors.
Back in Canada, Sam spent two years in the corporate sector working as a financial analyst with two large multi-national companies. However, Sam felt his true love was marketing and sales. Having decided to embark upon a real estate sales career, he has never looked back.
Sam’s commitment to his clients and work ethic are unparalleled. His unique and innovative approach to the real estate business includes assembling a team which call themselves Team McDadi. This allows Sam the opportunity to continually grow his business while ensuring his clients receive the highest level of service. As a direct result of his efforts, Sam continues to be one of the top ranking realtors in the country.
In recent years, Sam has been featured on both television and radio talk shows helping to educate the public about the real estate market.
Since arriving in Canada from Lebanon more than 20 years ago, Fadi Abou-Chalha has focused his career on sales and marketing.
His extensive retail sales experience has led him to be a recipient of the “Million Dollar Club.” He has an impressive record and proven abilities to achieve solid sales growth, all the while providing superior customer service.
Fadi is always going the extra mile for his clients. He is attentive to all the needs of his clients.
Ramvir Ahlawat has been living with his wife and two kids in the Greater Toronto Area since arriving in Canada. Born and brought up in India, he completed his studies in Australia and England.
Previously, Ramvir worked with reputed organisations like Siemens Energy, Virgin Mobile, Saanchi & Saanchi, Navtech Aerospace and MCAP, as an IT professional. Ramvir simply fell in love with the real estate industry; client satisfaction has always been his top priority.
Ramvir ensure his amazing service leads to client retention. He also greatly appreciates his clients for their ongoing referrals. Ramvir is a people person, and he continually demonstrates an enthusiasm for his work. He also has great negotiation skills. Ramvir believes in a friendly, fair and firm approach. Ramvir is very energetic, an active team player, innovative and enthusiastic.
He has succesfully dealt with first time home buyers, existing home owners, investors and commercial clients with expert realty knowledge. His prompt and professional services are available for his clients day and night.
Ramvir also enjoys time with family and friends. He loves reading about different cultures and travelling around the globe. Yoga refreshes him and provides him with all the energy the demands of the real estate Industry require
John Athanasiou has always had an entrepreneurial flair. Prior to being a real estate agent John owned a number of businesses in both the retail and the hospitality sectors. He achieved great success in these businesses.
John’s entire real estate career has been with Team McDadi. He is committed to providing unparalleled and uncompromised servioe to all his clients. He acts with integrity and honesty.
John, who was born in Cyprus and is the son of Greek parents who immigrated to Canada in 1969, enjoys all sports, including hiking and biking.
Abraham Azraq is driven to provide excellent service to each and every one of his clients.
An experienced real estate agent who fully understands the Mississauga real estate market, Abraham enjoys helping clients buy their dream home, or sell their current residence. Abraham has extensive service in both the residential housing market and the commercial market. He is fully committed to ensure his clients’ best interests are taken care of, whether they are buying or selling a home or business. Abraham thrives on finding solutions to every problem.
Before becoming a real estate agent, Abraham had an impeccable record working in the financial and the telecommunications industries. He was awarded an array of customer service excellence awards
Abraham, who loves nature and home cooking, is married and lives in Mississauga. When not working, Abraham enjoys spending time with his friends and family—and competing in friendly sporting competitions with them.
Mike Azraq began his real estate career with extensive business experience. He was a successful small business owner for more than a decade and a manager of a small business chain for many years.
Mike brings exceptional skills to Team McDadi. He has a thorough understanding of the real estate market, and exceptional negotiating skills. His friendly demure, plus his dedication, honesty and drive, have led Mike to excel as a realtor. He provides genuine, conscientious customer service to each and every client he assists.
Mike and his wife and seven children live in Milton. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading and travelling.
Ron Barlay places his clients’ needs first. With a firm commitment to fully understanding his clients’ requirements, Ron quickly garnered a reputation as a stellar real estate agent.
Ron meets with his individual clients to gain a complete understanding of what they need. He analyzes their situation and works to help them meet their real estate requirements.
With more than 16 years of exceptional results as a financial advisor, Ron became a real estate agent. His remarkable services in the insurance industry led him to be a part of the “Million Dollar Round Table” which represents the top 1 % of financial advisors worldwide.
Ron loves being a real estate agent and working to ensure his clients find their dream homes and/or sell their homes hassle-free. He is results oriented while providing impeccable customer service.
“My client’s satisfaction is my only concern in order to ensure a complete real estate experience.”
Ron, his wife of more than 18 years, and their children live in Mississauga where he and his family are very active in the community. Ron, a complete nature lover, enjoys all sports especially cricket, soccer and golf. When he is not working, he enjoys spending quality time with his friends and family.
Shannon Bowen has lived in Mississauga for more than a decade.
She joined Team McDadi with both an extensive educational background and career experience. Shannon has a diploma in accounting and a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University.
Shannon’s experience includes volunteer work for the Chamber of Commerce, as well as a number or sales and marketing positions. With her conscientious attention to detail, she was excelled in managing every facet of the team’s business affairs.
Shannon is a hard-working, focused individual who is an integral member of the Sam McDadi Team.
Andrew was born in Pasadena California to Canadian parents. During the last 22 years, he has resided in West Toronto. He currently lives in central Etobicoke.
Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Ryerson University. His business savvy, coupled with a passion for building and architecture, drives him to aspire to be the best in the business.
With more than 12 years of experience in the real estate industry, Andrew has developed an expertise in selling and marketing properties, including luxury homes and condominiums. His real estate efforts are concentrated mainly in the West and central Toronto. As part of his complete customer service package, Andrew provides professional client care every step of the way.
In his spare time, Andrew enjoys playing hockey, skiing, skating, rollerblading and working out.
Susan Campian will listen carefully, manage all parts of your real estate transaction and negotiate the best price for your home.
Susan, who was born in Budapest, Hungary, came to Canada at a very early age. She was raised in Toronto where she attended Central Technical High School then went on to earn a Bachelor of Education degree. Soon after graduation she married and moved to California where she and her husband purchased, renovated and sold homes for great profit. With their profits they embarked in a specialty printing business. After achieving great success they returned home and Susan opened a boutique in the prestigious Bloor West Village but her passion for real estate drew her to become a sales representative in 1991. Her clients benefit from her entrepreneurial spirit and
her experience in retail and customer service.
Susan regularly updates her real estate knowledge and is fluent in English and Hungarian.
When choosing a real estate professional you need someone you can depend on; someone with integrity and a history of successes. You can count on Susan to help you achieve your goals.
Susan currently lives in Etobicoke. When she is not glued to a computer screen she enjoys spending time in the garden, cooking and spending quality time with her children, grand children and dogs.
Marzena came to Mississauga in 1996 from Poland. She immediately fell in love with the city.
With 14 years of retail management experience and a Business Administration degree, her passion for customer satisfaction led her to Real Estate.
Marzena’s positive attitude and her ability to see the bright side of every situation, always leads to successful results. Her clients are always extremely happy with her strong work ethic and devotion.
Marzena, who is fluent in Polish and Russian, enjoys reading, traveling and windsurfing.
Michelle Delemos’ outgoing personality and keen real estate sense have brought her great success with Team McDadi.
Before becoming a real estate agent, Michelle was an electrical engineer. Just as she rose to the challenges in that career, Michelle has honed her skills in real estate.
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys travelling, reading and shopping.
She is married and has a son and daughter.
For more than two and a half decades, Mario Eugenio has been exceeding expectations and helping families throughout the Greater Toronto Area buy and sell real estate. Known for his gregarious personality and his impressive negotiation skills, Mario works tirelessly to ensure all of his clients are fully satisfied with their buying and/or selling experience.
Mario, who loves working with people and negotiating for his clients, has been in real estate since 1981. He spent more than 25 years with Re/Max before joining Team McDadi. Mario, who brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the team, met Sam in the 1980s, through their mutual love of baseball and friendly competition.
A lifelong sports fan, Mario also enjoys spending time with friends and family, and his beloved pets.
Born in Vancouver and raised in Mississauga, Ray attended Iona Catholic Secondary School in Clarkson and graduated with an Electronics Engineering Technology diploma from Humber College in Toronto.With almost a decade of experience working in the electronics field service industry, undertaking technical troubleshooting and customer service, Ray brings these skills into the real estate arena.
Very soon after meeting with him, his clients feel his positive energy and drive. Ray is determined to make every home buying/selling experience the very best through his attention to detail and his unparalleled customer service.
Beyond his passion for real estate sales, Ray enjoys his family time with his wife and their new born son.
Since meeting Sam McDadi more than a decade ago— seeing Sam’s passionate, dedication and commitment to customer service— Amer feel in love with real estate. He knew he found his perfect vocation.
Although born in Lebanon, Amer was raised in Tunisia. He studied International law at the Tunisian University of Law. In 2000, Amer moved to Canada with his family. He currently resides in Milton with his wife and 3 children.
Amer embodies excellent work ethics, exemplary dedication to client satisfaction, and superb team partnership. Amer helps his client through every step of every real estate transaction, ensuring they are completely comfortable with their investment. Driven by a passion for results, Amer thrives on educating his clients on everything there is to know about real estate. He takes the same dedicated approach to each purchase and sale, working tirelessly until his clients get exactly what they want.
A passion for soccer, Amer, who was scouted by a local soccer team in Tunisia, hopes to become a soccer coach one day.
Broker of Record
Leonard Howell is an award-winning, seasoned, Real Estate professional with more that a decade of industry experience. Leonard focuses on providing his customers with outstanding customer service through his experience, knowledge and straight-talk. Leonard excels at making sure his clients understand the entire process of buying or selling a home so that they can make sound decisions based on expert knowledge.
Leonard has held senior level positions from within some of Canada’s most respected corporations and government ministries such as Bombardier, Canada Post, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, and the Management Board Secretariat, where he developed his skills in communications, negotiations and online marketing.
Leonard is described as friendly, outgoing, reliable and professional by his friends, colleagues and clients.
Although Leonard has been a Toronto area resident for more than 20 years, he was born and raised in Montreal and therefore, is able to help his clients in both English and French. In his spare time, Leonard enjoys playing hockey and wishes golf liked him as much as he likes it.
Born in Jakarta, Indonesia from Chinese descent parents, Kayla Ie studied in Singapore and moved to Canada in 2004. Her love and passion for cultures drew Kayla to learn and master a variety of languages, such as Indonesian, Mandarin, and Korean.
Kayla graduated with honors from Sheridan College’s Business Tourism and Fine Art programs. Her background in customer service, sales, and hospitality is an asset in her real estate career. Her enthusiastic and outstanding people skills, her trustworthiness and her warm-hearted personality all benefit her clients. They will never leave unhappy and unsatisfied.
Kayla has passion for music, travel and reading.
Beyond his family, Sean’s two passions in life are tennis and real estate! And he’s spent much of his life intertwined in both.
Sean attended the College of Charleston on a full tennis scholarship going onto play professional tennis in Europe and North America.
After his playing career, Sean returned to the Burlington area – where he currently lives with his wife and son – to sell commercial real estate.
He then returned to tennis, to teach in the Mississauga area, as well as act as a consultant for both Canadian and American fitness clubs.
Both tennis and real estate provide opportunities for Sean to make positive differences in people’s life – one with their physical health and the other with their financial well-being.
Sean is excited to be working with team McDadi and share Sam’s two passions – real estate and tennis.
For more than 15 years, Julie Jones has been a successful Mississauga real estate agent, whole-heartedly helping families buy their dream homes or sell their residence. Julie’s commitment is second to none and her clients are her priority. She is honest, genuine and dedicated.
Born and raised in North Bay, Julie was a successful competitive figure skater who won numerous awards and medals. She was eventually accepted with Disney On Ice and travelled the world as a professional skater for seven years. During that time, Julie experienced many different cultures and people, which in turn developed her appreciation for diversity, and honed her communication skills.
Julie went on to complete her national coaching credentials and taught figure skating as a professional instructor on a recreational and national level for several years. Her friendly competitive nature ensures that her clients’ best interests are achieved. Her positive energy is infectious and she is committed to making her clients’ experience in buying or selling their home a rewarding one.
Julie resides in Mississauga where she loves spending time with her two daughters who are involved in competitive gymnastics and dance. She is an avid runner and loves music, skating, golf and most sports.
Ash Khaleghi credits his real estate success to his hard work and discipline– the same attributes that led him to succeed in martial arts at both national and international levels.
His experience is vast. He has assisted buyers who are purchasing their first homes and buyers who are relocating and selling again. He not only understands the Mississauga market, but he’s also thoroughly experienced throughout the Greater Toronto Area, including Toronto, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Burlington and beyond.
Ash’s background is in aviation, where he graduated as an aircraft engineer. The dynamic work environment that real estate offers, and his love of customer service, led him to this career.
He is extremely detailed-oriented and he always works to ensure his clients clearly understand every step in the buying and selling process. He provides exceptional service, including tremendous negotiating skills that are advantageous to both his selling and buying clients.
His work philosophy is based on honesty, hard work and determination.
Obie Khwaja grew up surrounded by the real estate business, A lifelong Mississauga and Etobicoke resident—until he recently moved to Oakville— Obie’s family owned and operated a successful construction company. It seemed natural, then, for Obie to be drawn and work in real estate.
Obie joins Team McDadi with more than five years of experience helping families with their home renovation needs. He assisted countless individuals stage their homes for sale. He also helped clients and friends design and budget complete home renovations.
Inspired by helping real estate agents aid their own clients, Obie obtained his license. Obie is fully committed to being a stellar agent; to assist each and every client to the very best of his ability. He also uses his service experience and knowledge he gained while being an insurance broker for four years, to help his real estate clients.
When not at work, Obie enjoys sports— such as volleyball and basketball— and travelling, and playing and producing music.
Lisa Lee is a resourceful, pragmatic, and results-oriented real estate agent who enjoys serving her clients with honesty, integrity, knowledge, and sincere customer care. Lisa was born in Korea and has lived in Etobicoke, a community she whole-heartedly loves, for the past 40 years.
With a love of learning, Lisa has completed extensive studies in advertising and also has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Lisa loves to read and is fluent in both Korean and English. She also loves to travel and enjoys watching documentaries and foreign films.
Often described as genuine and friendly, Lisa’s passion and dedication to the customer experience are true assets to her clients as she navigates them through their real estate needs.
Buying or selling a new home is one of the largest decisions we make.
Marcello uses all the tools and experience he has to ensure every one of his
clients make a well informed decision.
With real estate experience throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Marcello
has built an outstanding reputation for integrity, be it in the condo or the
multimillion dollar market. He has also been a platinum award recipient many
Maintaining constant communication with clients, meticulously reviewing
contract addenda, or adhering to an exhaustive transaction process,
Marcello’s consistent attention to detail ensures nothing is overlooked.
His many years in the home building industry has given him a unique
perspective when it comes to evaluating property conditions, assessing
mechanical systems, and establishing realistic repair allowances.
When not helping his clients buy their dream home or sell their current
residence, Marcello enjoys exercise and yoga.
Bill was born in the Northern Ireland where he attended Ashfield Boys Grammer School, prior to moving to Canada.
During those early years he achieved the highest “A” level honours in the U.K., and was a member of the school’s soccer, rugby and swimming teams.
Upon his arrival in Canada, Bill joined a multi-national corporation, where he quickly rose to become the #1 sales executive, selling sophisticated computer hardware to Fortune 300 companies throughout Canada.
This experience lead him to a position as managing director for Canada within a global corporate trading organization, where he trained and mentored sales staff in closing sophisticated transactions involving the purchase and disposal of various forms of impaired assets. In some instances those assets involved aircraft and property, which led him to join the local real estate market.
His proven entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills—that were forged through years of negotiating, closing and retaining deals, both with new and repeat clients — have served as a great backdrop for his real estate sales.
His integrity, honesty and uncompromising dedication to providing the best possible service to his clients are all unwavering.
While Bill is an avid golfer and walking enthusiast, his greatest pleasure is spending time with in his close knit family, both in Canada and back in the Emerald Isle.
Marwa Nadr brings excellence to real estate.
Like a long distance runner that excels throughout the entire race, Nadr’s continual effort and commitment to the profession are remarkable.
Diligent. Hard working. Honest. Friendly. These adjectives describe Nadr. She brings a plethora of knowledge and experience to her work asa real estate agent. Customer service and satisfaction are her passion.
Nadr, who has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Toronto, had spent years in real estate marketing prior to obtaining her license. Arabic and English speaking, Nadr, who lives in Mississauga with her husband, enjoys travelling, cooking and poetry in her sparetime.
Before becoming a real estate agent, Sabrina Nagar worked for 15 years in the hospitality industry. Her success there led her to receive numerous awards for outstanding work.
Sabrina is dynamic and focused. She loves being an agent and going the extra mile for her clients. She has great energy and her positive disposition is contagious.
Sabrina, who grew up in Vancouver and moved to the GTA in 1987, enjoys reading, dancing, painting and traveling in her spare time.
Harry Nanda is a prolific real estate salesperson who thrives on the challenges and deadlines that come with the business. He gives his complete attention to all the minute details of every real estate purchase and sale. Consequently, he has received rave reviews from his clients over the last five years.
This success is largely due to the fact that he works within the needs, wishes and requirements of every single one of his clients. He enjoys working hard and diligently; he puts in long hours to make sure his clients see the results they want. He delivers.
Harry, bom in Punjab, India, was a celebrated journalist for more than 20 years before he decided to transfer his skills from this fourth estate to Real Estate.
Harry covered breaking news in south Asia for the AP, UPI, Canadian Press, BBC and many others. He has traveled through 25 countries in five different continents, and he is fluent in four languages: English, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu. Well-organized, resourceful and diligent, Harry’s transfer into the world of real estate has been phenomenal.
Anthony has lived in the Mississauga/Brampton area for 19 years. He loves and extensively understands the Greater Toronto Area. He received his degree in Political Science and Economics from the University of Toronto.
Anthony’s background in sales and customer service has helped him become a successful entrepreneur with multiple businesses in different areas.
Anthony is not satisfied until his customers are happy, and he goes the extra mile to ensure this is the end result.
Recently married, Anthony understands the needs and questions of young couples when searching for their first home. He is dedicated to ensuring they are fully informed when making one of the biggest decisions of their lives.
Anthony’s parents immigrated to Canada in 1979 from Vietnam, insisting that their culture and language not be lost. Anthony is, thus, fluent in Vietnamese and actively involved in the Vietnamese community. In his spare time, Anthony enjoys playing sports, such as basketball and volleyball, and traveling the world with his wife.
Mark A. Powell is big on trust.
More than two decades in real estate, and the majority of his business is repeat customers. His clients trust his knowledge: they trust his skills and they trust his integrity. They keep coming back, again and again.
A life-long Mississauga resident, Mark was drawn to real estate because he loves working with people within a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
He worked independently as an agent for many years before joining Team McDadi – in order to allign himself with the best real estate team in the area, and one of the best in Canada and the world.
Mark is a father of two boys. In his spare time, he enjoys being active in sports with them. He’s also active in his community and he finds great fulfillment in volunteering and sponsoring local sports organizations, as well as local agencies.
The best aspect of real estate for Ben Sadeg is being able to help clients find their dream home with a smile.
Ben, who specializes in buying and selling homes in
Mississauga, loves being an agent and assisting individuals make their
financial purchase of a lifetime.
With more than 14 years of sales, Ben enjoys working and
getting to know people; pushing himself to achieve greater and greater results
for his clients.
Born in Iran, Ben moved to Canada with his family. He
currently lives in south Mississauga with his wife. Ben also enjoys sports, including
yoga and marathon running, as well as adventure sports, like scuba diving and
hand gliding. He also enjoys travelling with his wife
Zaheer Shaw has been working in sales for more than 20 years. He is drawn to working and meeting new people. He loves the service side of sales.
Zaheer, who has a Master’s in Economics, undertook an advanced study in economics in Germany.
He played professional cricket for more than 10 years, and looks forward to coaching young people in the sport.
In his spare time, Zaheer loves to read and volunteer, and travel around the world.
A university professor of music. An international concert and recording artist. A professional fisherman who has won numerous awards. A superb real estate agent.
Alvin Tung has a long list of credentials to his name.
“I have taken my experience from being a University professor, an international concert and recording artist and professional tournament fisherman and brought them to the real estate table,” explains Tung.
Dr. Tung, who speaks Cantonese, has lived in Mississauga since the age of 3.
Alvin Tung was one of Canada’s most brilliant virtuosi, and has secured numerous first prizes in many different competitions across North America including the silver medal from the Tokyo International Guitar Competition.
Tung, who completed his Bachelor and Master Degree in Music at the University of Toronto, has performed across Canada, the United States and the Far East as a recitalist, a chamber musician as well as an orchestral soloist.
He was the youngest recipient of the Doctorate of Musical Arts (DMA) from the prestigious Eastman School of Music and was immediately appointed to the faculty of the University of Toronto.
Gregarious, friendly and full of positivity; Nikita Walia aims to fully understand and fulfill the needs of her clients to the best of her capability. Her dedication, professionalism and enthusiasm towards real estate have led her to establish a happy and satisfied clientele. She focuses on connecting people to their dream homes.
Born in India, Nikita immigrated to Canada with her family when she was 14. Since then, she has resided in Mississauga and Brampton; thus acquired an in-depth knowledge of the dynamics of both cities. Nikita is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and is currently taking French classes. Using her background in Marketing and Customer Service, she ensures to go the extra mile for her Clients.
Off the business clock, Nikita loves to spend time with her family and friends. She enjoys reading and has a passion to learn about different cultures and their foods. In her spare time, Nikita likes to explore the scenic beauty of Canadian nature parks.
Born to Scottish parents in 1959. Norm was raised in Toronto. He spent his younger years playing hockey for the Willowdale Boys Club, “Dynes Jewellers” winning the North York Hockey League Championship in 1970 & 71. Norm was there to lead The Toronto Don Valley Toro’s in the Metropolitan Toronto Hockey League to a 1973/74 All Ontario Bantam “AA” Hockey Championship.
From the time Norm could walk, he could swing a golf club! As a kid. Norm was a member of The Glen Shields Golf Club and in the mid 70′s was a Junior Member of The National Golf Club in Woodbridge when he played in many competitive golf tournaments across Southern Ontario.
Norm Moved to Oakville in the early 1980′s, started a family and today is the proud father of Robert and Michelle. In 1984 Norm began his illustrious real estate career and met Sam shortly thereafter. For the past 12 years Norm has enjoyed being a part of Team McDadi. Norms extensive knowledge and experience in real estate provides an excellent advantage to his clients through poise and professionalism. Norms honesty and integrity are great assets to both his clients and the Team.
Craig Yaffe’s passion, honesty and dedication have led him to succeed in real estate. As a senior member, Craig has been instrumental in the success of Team McDadi.
Born and raised in the GTA. Craig’s broad experience with the many regions of this vast real estate, potential, opportunities and trends, have also helped his clients to succeed.
With his education and focus on Marketing and professional sales, Craig decided to make the transition from overseeing millions of dollars of product for one of Canada’s largest Jewellery Manufacturers and distributers, to the managing of his many loyal clients real estate investments and dreams.
Craig had a very successful off- road motorcycle racing career. He competed and won numerous National and Provincial Championships, and a Bronze medal at the World Motorcycle Championships in Sweden. Now Craig enjoys spending time with his wife Mercedes as they enthusiastically support there kids, Aleah and David in rep Soccer and Hockey. Craig also enjoys a great round of Golf or a BBQ with friends.
Jim Yurchuk joined Team McDadi with more than a decade and a half of Real Estate experience. Shortly after graduating with a degree in Economics, Jim began his real estate career, focusing on the Mississauga and Oakville areas. Through continued education, Jim went on to obtain his Real Estate Brokers License. Working from a large pool of referral business, Jim is always looking to apply his skills for new clients.
A former co-owner of a large kitchen and bath renovation and retail store in Mississauga, Jim uses this experience to benefit his real estate clients. Jim is able to give his clients instant feedback on proposed renovation costs for any home that might require work, enabling his clients to budget accordingly.
Bom, raised and residing in Oakville with his wife and two children, Jim enjoys hockey, soccer, skiing and golf.
Vanessa Delemos has been in the real estate industry for more than 10 years. She has in-depth knowledge of the “ins and outs” of the business.
Vanessa has earned a diploma in general arts and science from Sheridan College and she is currently attending Brock University to obtain a double degree in English and Biology.
In her spare time, Vanessa enjoys reading, playing piano and playing sports, especially basketball, hockey and volleyball.
Jennifer Kennedy completed her Masters in Journalism from Carleton University and worked as a reporter for five years before joining Team McDadi in 2005. She has transferred her journalism skills to assist the team in their communications. She loves writing and being creative. Jennifer greatly enjoys working with a team that she can be proud to be associated with; Team McDadi is dynamic, trust-worthy and successful.
Jennifer, who lives in Streetsville. enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children.
She loves reading, doing yoga and running – and also baking chocolate delights.
Donna Desormeaux has always excelled in marketing and sales. She has operated her own baby furniture company, worked in the upper-ranks of a well-known pizza franchise, retraining staff and working to improve profits, and assisted financial advisors of reputable financial institutions to build clientele. She then began her career in real estate in the early 1990′s.
She has won many awards for her outstanding achievements and work ethic.
Donna, who was bom in Toronto and has lived in Mississauga and Oakville, is an enthusiastic, organized team player who is goal-orientated with a desire to succeed. She enjoys volunteering for organizations such as the March of Dimes, the Credit Valley Lions Club and the Red Cross.
As an administrator for Team McDadi, Shabneez Toorabally has a plethora of responsibilities. The majority of her main duties deal with finances and accounting.
A recent graduate from York University, with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Math, Shabneez’s education is a perfect fit for her full-time career with Team McDadi.
Shabneez, who is from Mauritius and moved to Canada in 2008 as an international, university student, is known for her diligence and sharp mind. She is responsible and trust-worthy. She began working with Team McDadi part-time as a receptionist and quickly acquired more responsibilities.
One of Shabneez’s favourite quotes is ” The sky is the limit.”.
Shalini Gulrajani, a long-time resident of Mississauga, comes to Team McDadi with an extensive sales and marketing background. From District Sales Manager for a national ladies wear retailer to her last position as Director of Corporate and Client Services for a large home décor wholesaler, Shalini is very well versed in all aspects of client care
With her talent for identifying customer needs and offering precise service options, along with her legendary road shows, Shalini was well respected both by her peers and her clients. Her favourite saying is that “Great customer service doesn’t come from a manual, it comes from the heart.”
She joins our Team with a life-long passion for real estate and for offering customer service par excellence. With world travel and devouring books being her favourite leisure pursuits, Shalini is happiest when curled on her couch watching Jeopardy with her husband and three sons, and enjoying a piping hot cup of chai tea or hot chocolate.
Anders Chan has a love for film and media production
With a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Windsor, Anders spent more than four years working as a producer for a national television station that is based in Toronto. In his role in video production, Anders created documentaries that focused on the human experience. He travelled extensively and had the privilege of meeting and befriending individuals from all walks of life.
A committed husband, Anders took a career change when his first son was born; allowing him to spend more time with this family. For more than 12 years, Anders worked for an international corporation, obtaining sales and managerial experience.
Returning to the work he loves, Anders joined Team McDadi as a media specialist, where he produces architectural videos and pictures.
Originally from Hong Kong, Anders has lived in Mississauga for more than two decades. When not taking and producing videos and pictures, Anders enjoys travelling and watching television movies.
Behind the scenes of most of the real estate transations at Team McDadi, stands Rasha Badawi.With a keen eye for detail and with impeccable organizational skills, Rasha is a dedicated administrator who enjoys the training and teaching opportunities that come with her responsibilities.
Prior to joining Sam McDadi Real Esate Inc, Rasha was employed in retail services and collection services for many years, where she earned an outstanding reputation for excellent customer service.
Happily married, Rasha, who grew up in Whitby, lives in Mississauga with her husband. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, walking and spending time with friends in family. Rasha is a lifelong learner who thoroughly enjoys learning new skills.
Zareer Divecha has lived in Mississauga for almost 2 decades. Prior to immigrating here, Zareer had a successful dental practice. Once here, he started working with a large multinational, where he gradually rose through the ranks.
He joined Team McDadi because he was keenly interested in real estate. He whole-heartedly believes that hard work, strong work ethic, dedication and honesty are always rewarded.
Zareer and his wife, enjoy sampling new restaurants and new cuisines. He is a big fan of movies, the theater, and sports, such as skiing and swimming. He grew up travelling with his parents, which instilled a love that he continues to explore.
Ersilia Gataeno has never had an unhappy customer.
She understands the importance of working with people to ensure everyone has an enjoyable experience.
With more than ten years experience in the automotive industry, in various managerial roles, Ersilia has accumulated a wealth of knowledge regarding how to run a successful business – ensuring each and every customer, and co-worker, is happy.
Bom in Toronto, but raised in Mississauga, Ersilia is using this expertise now at Team McDadi. As a behind-the-scenes administrator, Ersilia is focused on marketing and helping to ensure all of Sam’s listings are effectively marketed.
A York University graduate, Ersilia enjoys reading, walking in her spare time, as well as spending time with family and friends.
Home Staging Manager, CCSP
Staging homes comes naturally to Sherry Ripa. Along with successfully staging, flipping and profiting from the sales of her own homes over the years, she has passionately assisted many friends and family members in making lucrative sales too.
Sherry is a born designer who knows the difference between ‘decorating for living’ versus ‘decorating for selling’. She will readily explain why some recommendations, which may seem insignificant, are actually very important steps in preparing your home for sale. “I care about making people happy and enjoy helping to make a positive difference in their lives.” explains Sherry, who lives in Oakville. “I love what I do.”
Sherry comes to Team McDadi with more than nine years’ experience in the business and twenty years of running her own successful Mississauga-based company. A professional Home Stager; Sherry is a Certified Staging Professional with a CCSP designation.
When not decorating and staging homes, Sherry enjoys reading, traveling and collecting original artwork.