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.
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.
Angela AvilesRead More
Angela Aviles was born and raised in Colombia and immigrated to Canada over 30 years ago, arriving in Montreal before settling down in Mississauga.
Her love of people and passion for business inherited from her father and mother, has been a tremendous asset for Angela throughout her many endeavours. From her photography studio, to her volunteer work in founding the Hispanic Press Association of Canada which included three terms as President, Angela has always kept her core principals, honesty, integrity and a lot of hard work.
Maintaining her love for learning, Angela completed her Business Administration program and worked with Trios College after graduation, assisting the curriculum manager in key projects and activities.
Angela knows the hard work and dedication it takes to meet and exceed her clients expectations. Her passion for people, along with her superior customer service and sales experience, means Angela is confident in exceeding her clients expectations on all levels.
Angela, who is fluent in Spanish and French, also enjoys cycling where she regularly participates in endurance challenges such as the Tour de Nuit in Montreal, the CN Tower Stair Climb and Tough Mudder. When Angela is not out on the road, she enjoys quality time with her family watching movies and spending quality time together.
Abraham AzraqRead More
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.
Mona AzraqRead More
Mona Azraq provides the perfect balance of intelligence and friendliness.
A graduate from Sheridan College, achieving a high honors advanced diploma in accounting and a co-op certificate, Mona is focus, bright and driven. Before coming to Sam Mcdadi Real Estate, she worked for a number of accounting firms where she honed her skills.
Mona possesses great communication and problem solving skills. She is very technological savy and she understands how best to use technology to assist her clients. Task orientated, yet long-term driven, Mona enjoys helping her clients find their dream home, sell their current home, and keep her clients for life. She has excellent negotiation skills to help her clients achieve the best price.
In her spare time, Mona enjoys drawing, reading and dancing.
It was Sam McDadi himself who encouraged JT Bhabra to become a real estate professional. The two first met when JT hired Sam as his realtor to buy a home in Etobicoke. Since that initial meeting, the two undertook a number of real estate deals together. Seeing JT’s great potential to be a successful real estate professional, Sam encouraged JT to get his license.
Described as fully committed, service-driven, diligent and honest, JT has a glowing reputation as a real estate professional. With more than twenty years of experience in the construction industry, JT uses his extensive knowledge in designing, building and contracting homes to assist his clients to the fullest.
Married with three young children, JT lives in Mississauga with his family. When not working, you may spot JT taxing his three active children to their various activities. He is happiest helping clients and spending time with his family.
Isaiah Bayley-HayRead More
A University of Toronto Business School graduate, Isaiah Bayley-Hay has lived within the Mississauga/GTA area for a number of years. Isaiah has a firm understanding of the areas within the GTA, and its residence.
Isaiah is driven and hungry to produce results. He searches the market consistently for great-value homes and he has proven himself an effective negotiator, getting excellent results for his clients every time. Isaiah has been around the business for decades; he is always learning and developing to serve his clients best. With a keen eye to spot a great deal when he sees one, Isaiah’s clients benefit from his due-diligence. Isaiah is also highly capable of helping clients sell their homes for top dollar, and in a timely fashion.
Known for his unwavering work commitment, Isaiah’s clients can reach him at any time of day or night for advice, updates or anything in between. With a thorough knowledge of renovations and their costs, Isaiah can also give his clients a realistic idea of what potential renovations would cost and what kind of value upside it can provide the home.
Leanne BinsellRead More
Having found her passion, Leanne Binsell has spent her entire career in real estate.
Leanne began working with a mortgage company, Mortgage Alliance, while studying at the University of Toronto, before moving over to work at a boutique real estate brokerage that focused on luxury homes in Oakville, and finally joining Team McDadi.
A “people person” who enjoys meeting and working with people, Leanne loves helping buyers and sellers. She isn’t afraid of challenges and hard work, and she is always looking for innovative ways and strategies to help her clients.
Leanne lives in Mississauga, enjoys yoga, golf and spending time with friends and family, when she isn’t passionately working for her clients.
Shannon Bowen is a hard-working, focused individual who has been an integral member of the Sam McDadi Team for more than 15 years. An award winning real estate professional, Shannon has helped countless families with their real estate needs.
Shannon joined Team McDadi with both an extensive educational background and career experience. Shannon has a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University.
Shannon’s experience also 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 has excelled in managing every facet of the team’s business affairs.
Shannon lives in Mississauga with her husband and two children.
Marzena CiecielagRead More
Marzena Ciecielag’s positive attitude and her ability to see the bright side of every situation, always leads to successful results.
With 14 years of retail management experience and a Business Administration degree, Marzena’s passion for customer satisfaction led her to real estate. She has quickly become a top agent for Team McDadi.
Known for her incredible negotiation skills, as well as her uncompromising commitment to providing stellar service to each and every client and friend, Marzena has found her passion in real estate. She is skilled in both buying and selling homes throughout the entire Greater Toronto Area.
Marzena’s clients are always extremely happy with her strong work ethic and her devotion.
Having moved to Mississauga in 1996 from Poland, Marzena immediately fell in love with the city. She enjoys the multiculturalism and people, the lifestyle and the wonderful shopping possibilities.
Marzena, who is fluent in Polish and Russian, enjoys reading, traveling and windsurfing.
Roman DamavandiRead More
Roman Damavandi was eight when he began his first business.
Having found a discount store where he could purchase children’s erasers, Roman sold those erasers for a high profit to his school mates.
It was his first taste at business.
He was hooked.
Many moons later, earning himself a degree in finance and marketing, Roman is now a seasoned real estate professional with almost a decade of experience in the residential and commercial sector. He greatly enjoys working with clients to help them find their dream home, or to help them sell their current home at the best price. Roman assists clients right across the GTA, and believes the key to his success is his integrity and savvy negotiation skills.
Roman, who was raised in Port Credit and still lives there, enjoys reading non-fiction books, meditating, and spending time with family and friends, when he is not working.
Agata Drozdowska – BrokerRead More
With more than 12 years of real estate experience, Agata Drozdowska is a top-producing real estate agent in the Greater Toronto Area.
Always willing to help her clients buy or sell homes throughout the GTA, Agata herself is a firm believer in the benefits of owning real estate. Beyond helping residential buyers and sellers, Agata also enjoys working with real estate investors, providing full-service, including finding them AAA tenants very quickly.
Originally from Warsaw, Poland, Agata moved to Canada in the early 2000’s after completing her Master Degree in Human Resources Management from the Warsaw School of Economics.
Agata is known for going the extra-mile for her clients. Her negotiation skills are superb and Agata is often able to negotiate prices that exceed her clients’ wishes. She is always able to meet with her clients, at a moment’s notice, or to help them in any way she is able. Much of Agata’s business is from referrals and repeat clients.
The mother of two teen age boys, Agata— a soccer mom— also enjoys traveling with her husband and two sons, and watching sports. A junior national volleyball champion in Poland, Agata, who currently resides in Brampton, still enjoys playing volleyball recreationally.
Sabrine DuzdarRead More
Sabrine Duzdar has made it her life vocation to help people.
Whether it is buying a home or selling a home, Sabrine is completely dedicated to helping her clients. She understands the importance of living in a house that feels like a home. With an exceptional work ethic, Sabrine puts her clients first, ensuring they obtain the best possible service.
Friendly and always willing to go the extra mile for anyone, Sabrine has also obtained a mortgage license, a Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) certificate, and her facilitator certificate from the Region of Peel. Sabrine, who attended York University (double major in Spanish and international development), speaks four languages: English, French, Spanish and Arabic.
When not helping her clients, Sabrine enjoys painting, yoga, hiking and modern dance.
Bruno GomesRead More
Bruno was born in Lisbon, Portugal and immigrated to Canada with his family who were seeking a better life when they made Mississauga their new home.
Raised by loving parents who instilled old country values and strong ethics, humbleness and hard work, Bruno was fortunate to experience entrepreneurship at a young age, being involved in his family’s manufacturing business.
After completing high school at Philip Pocock Catholic Secondary School in Mississauga, Bruno attended Humber College to study mechanical engineering and later graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration Degree at Brock University, where he first realized his belief in real estate, and where he met his wife.
Looking at bedrooms to rent while in university, Bruno decided to take the savings and buy his first property near Brock University, and became a landlord himself. This was the start of his real estate career.
Today, Bruno, who still owns a number of properties, is an experienced real estate professional who has worked with resale home sales, land development, home design, build projects, rural properties and new homes sales.
Bruno’s clients describe him as a professional, genuine, and down-to-earth person who delivers value to them based on his integrity and vast experience in various real estate matters.
Outside of real estate, Bruno enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful children, travelling with his family, reading, watching great movies, and playing a variety of recreational sports.
Tom GusicRead More
Tom Gusic was born to be a negotiator.
Just after graduating from the University of Toronto, Tom began working at his family’s meat wholesale business in 1992. Tom took over the family business in 1994 and in a very short time, expanded the business to include a state of the art meat packing plant, increasing the business five-fold, and expanding the work force by more than two dozen. Hard work and focus brought the family success, as did Tom’s superb negotiating skills.
Hard work, integrity, focus and superb negotiating skills are principles that guide Tom’s work ethic. He utilized them in his next business venture—a commercial car and truck leasing business in Mississauga—and more recently in his real estate career.
For more than seven years now, Tom has been buying homes—mainly in southern Mississauga and south-east Oakville—custom building new homes, or renovating homes and selling them. Tom has developed a stellar reputation as a real estate agent who understands the market. He whole-heartedly negotiates for his clients to ensure they receive the best deal possible. He fully understands the mechanics behind buying, selling, renovating or custom building a new home. Tom is proud to be a certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and to have earned the Million Dollar Guild Status designation.
Married for 20 years, Tom and his wife Mariana have three children. As a lifelong resident of Mississauga, Tom and his family enjoy travelling around the world, including to Croatia, where their parents originated. A family man, Tom is usually working or spending time with family and friends.
Dolores HansenRead More
Dolores Hansen and Sam met 15 years ago when he helped her family find a beautiful home in Mississauga. It was such a great experience that it inspired her to become a realtor herself.
Now a real estate professional with more than 15 years of experience in the field, Dolores has utilized that first experience with Sam as her bench-mark on how to treat her clients. Be trustworthy. Be patient. Be a great negotiator. Listen well. Think of the clients first. Be genuine.
A testament to Dolores’ career in real estate is the fact that the vast majority of her clients are return clients. A “people person,” Dolores loves working with all types of individuals, and it shows. She loves what she does. That shows, too.
Dolores, who grew up around real estate—her father and brothers are real estate professionals and her mom is a notary—is hardworking and dedicated to her career.
When not helping her clients buy or sell homes in the GTA, Dolores enjoys spending time with her husband and their three young children, skiing or golfing. The family currently resides in north Burlington in a custom home they built for themselves.
Leonard Howell – Broker of RecordRead More
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.
Gloria Jimenez’s life-long passion for real estate has developed into a desire to help guide her clients to make the right property decisions in line with their particular needs and life-style wishes.
Raised in Montreal, Gloria moved to Mississauga and spent over a decade as an medical administrative assistant at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto before starting in real estate.
Having the ability to provide real estate services in Spanish, French as well as English can help the overwhelming task of choosing the right property in the comfort of your own language.
Sean JohnnyRead More
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, he taught tennis in the Mississauga area, and acted as a tennis consultant for a number of Canadian and American fitness clubs.
Both tennis and real estate provide opportunities for Sean to make positive differences in people’s lives – one with their physical health, and the other with their financial well-being.
As one of the top-producing real estate professionals with Team McDadi, Sean has years of experience assisting clients and families buy and sell real estate throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Sean is also one of only a handful of real estate agents in the GTA who has completed the prestigious Luxury Home Marketing course at the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing. He has achieved the highest level, Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist and the Million Dollar Guild Award Designation.
Sean, who currently lives in Mississauga, loves working with Team McDadi and sharing Sam’s two passions – real estate and tennis.
For more than 19 years, Julie Jones has been a successful Mississauga real estate agent, whole-heartedly helping families buy their dream homes or sell their residence in the Greater Toronto Area.
Julie’s commitment is second to none and her clients are her priority. She is honest and genuine. Her dedication has led her to be a top-producing real estate professional with Team McDadi, for many years.
Julie’s experience in real estate includes buying and selling everything from starter condos, to expansive estates. Julie is one of only a handful of real estate agents in the GTA who has completed the prestigious Luxury Home Marketing course and has achieved the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation and the Prestigious Million Dollar Guild Award.
Born and raised in North Bay, Julie was a successful competitive figure skater who won numerous awards and medals. She was accepted with Disney On Ice and traveled 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 and specialized in Choreography for competitive skaters throughout the GTA. 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. She is an avid sports enthusiast enjoying most sports and also loves music, fitness, skating and traveling.
Isabel JosonRead More
Born and raised in the GTA, Isabel has an unparalleled knowledge of the neighbourhoods and properties in the Greater Toronto Area. Isabel Joson began her career in Real Estate as an executive assistant, witnessing many deals, negotiations, market conditions and varying circumstances with Team McDadi.
Isabel studied Digital Media Marketing at Ryerson’s School of Radio and Television and Real Estate Management at the Ted Rogers School of Management. When Isabel joined Team McDadi while completing her degree in University, she quickly realized her true passion lies with the work she does for her clients in Real Estate, and has dedicated herself full-time ever since.
Known among clients and colleagues for her hardworking approach and attentive commitment to every transaction, Isabel consistently goes above and beyond to help clients navigate the market inside and out. As both a millennial and entrepreneur, Isabel’s keen ability to stay connected in the cyber-realm with her eye for design enables her to quickly realize opportunities with maximum exposure for her clients on every platform. Her apt for implementing new digital solutions and technologies into her business is the catalyst in allowing her to provide customized, new-age Real Estate.
Isabel has always relished opportunities to explore Toronto’s neighbourhoods and to experience the people, culture and exceptional architecture present throughout her hometown. “The two things I love most are working with people and exploring the city”, says Isabel. “And this job lets me do both.”
She is committed to finding her clients the best and most profitable properties. Whether you are looking to diversify your investment portfolio or find your new dream home, Isabel commits to make your Real Estate experience seamless, efficient and positive while getting the maximum dollar out of your largest investment.
Maryam KermaniRead More
Maryam was born in Iran and came to Canada years ago. She holds a Masters Degree in microbiology. With an extensive career in quality assurance for thirteen years, Maryam came to real estate, loving the dynamic work environment, and with a strong passion for customer service and sales. Maryam, who lives in Mississauga, is very detailed-oriented and always works to ensure every clients clearly understand each step in the buying and selling process. Maryam provides exceptional service, including tremendous negotiating skills that are advantageous for both her selling and buying clients.
Maryam has been actively training in karate for 25 years and holds a 4th degree black belt. She is karate instructor, a Canadian national referee and a PanAmerican judge. Maryam has officiated in numerous national and international tournaments. Maryam’s self discipline, perseverance and determination have resulted from her unwavering commitment to martial arts. These qualities are the keys to her success in real estate, providing great benefits to her clients.
In her spare time, Maryam is involved in volunteering, charity fundraising and networking with the business women in her community. She enjoys yoga, playing volleyball, fitness and biking with her husband and two daughters.
Ashkan Khaleghi – Broker, AME
Ash 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.
Nasr KhanRead More
Nasr Khan has been in the sales industry his entire career. With noteworthy people skills, Nasr loves meeting new people and maintaining long-term relationships with old friends.
With almost a decade of experience in the real estate industry, Nasr is known for his trustworthiness, his negotiation skills and his work ethic. A speaker of a multitude of languages, Nasr loves meeting people of different nationalities.
Nasr lives in Milton with his wife and three young children. When not working, Nasr enjoys golf, going to the gym and being with his family.
Obie KhwajaRead More
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.
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 market or the multimillion dollar market. He has also been a platinum award recipient many times over. Marcello is also one of only a handful of real estate agents in the GTA who has completed the prestigious Luxury Home Marketing course and has achieved the Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist Designation and the Prestigious Million Dollar Guild Award.
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 playing hockey, volunteering to teach special needs children to skate, watching the Maple Leafs, spending time with his beautiful wife and son.
Bill McFarlandRead More
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.
Sabrina Nagar – BrokerRead More
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 – Broker
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, born 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.
Ciro Napolitano’s real estate experience, personal integrity, passion and commitment to exceptional customer service has translated into an exceptional real estate career.
Before becoming a real estate agent, Ciro spent 20 years working in the title insurance and financial services industry where he managed multiple cross functional teams, inspiring peak performance. He achieved this through leading by example and leveraging his strong communication and organizational skills.
A lifelong resident of Mississauga who has seen the city grow into the diverse metropolis that we know today, Ciro spent his youth playing hockey on the farmland ponds and dead-end streets that surrounded Square One Shopping Centre. He continued to play competitive hockey throughout his youth, and it is still one of his favourite interests, along with a variety of other indoor and outdoor sporting activities.
Ciro also enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, who are involved with competitive soccer. His other interests include cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with family and friends.
Tracy NguyenRead More
Tracy is a highly motivated and adaptable entrepreneur who uses her business prowess to assist her clients in all their real estate dealings.
Tracy was a successful small business owner for over 20 years. She has also been a freelance fashion designer and consultant for many fashion garment wholesalers in Canada, designing full lines of spring/summer and fall/winter collections and coordinating garment productions overseas.
Her experience in renovating and selling Mississauga homes for healthy profits inspired Tracy to obtain her real estate license. Tracy’s high percentage of retained business and her referrals from happy customers have been the main reasons for her success. She always works diligently for her clients and makes sure each and every client receives the same top-quality customer service.
“I know that a happy client is a client for life and referrals from happy customers are the best kind of referrals.”
Helen O’Brecht has more than 21 years of real estate experience. Helen has been successful with first-time home buyers, up-sizers, down-sizers and investors. She is a real “people person” who enjoys meeting and working with new clients, and long-term clients who have become life long friends.
Helen’s work ethics are based on hard work, determination, honesty and a positive attitude. Helen uses all the tools and experience she has to ensure her clients make well-informed decisions. She believes in keeping her clients for life, and she has great appreciation for all referrals.
Helen, who has completed, with honours, a business and marketing program, currently lives in Oakville. She has also lived and worked in Toronto and Mississauga.
When not working, Helen enjoys time with family and friends, travelling, yoga, hiking, biking and dragon boating. Helen has been involved in volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society and Big Sisters.
Mark PowellRead More
Mark A. Powell is big on trust.
More than 28 years 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.
Mase Rasti is driven, energetic and hardworking. He understands the value of commitment and honesty. He is dedicated to understanding the needs of all his clients—and he begins this goal by truly listening to their real estate needs and wants.
Mase was undergoing a marketing degree from York University when he was inspired to get his real estate license. A Toronto agent who had come to know Mase immediately recognized his talent and work ethic. He urged him to become a real estate professional.
Now, almost a decade later, becoming an agent is a decision Mase has never regretted. Mase’s previous experience includes being a real estate professional with Re/Max and owning his own real estate brokerage—Mase Gold Group Realty Inc. Mase has his luxury designation and has been awarded the prestigious Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist (CLHMS) and Million Dollar Guild designation.
A life-long learner who believes in the value of being a well-rounded individual, Mase has been working to develop a cutting-edge real estate platform. Mase, who lives in Mississauga, enjoys spending time with family and friends in his spare time. Recently engaged, Mase looks forward to learning and growing with his soon-to-be wife.
Denisse RiveraRead More
Denisse Rivera was born in Honduras and moved to Canada more than a decade ago.
Currently residing in a Mississauga condo in Square One with her young son, Denisse loves the community she has settled into, believing it is a great area to raise her family.
With more than a decade of experience in customer service, Denisse always puts her clients first, with her biggest reward being the smiles she receives from her clients when they find their dream home or sell their current residence.
When not helping her clients with their real estate needs, Denisse enjoys meditation, spinning classes, dancing and spending time with her family.
Ben SadegRead More
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. Ben is committed to travelling the world to learn about different cultures with his family.
After earning his Business Administration Diploma from Humber College, RJ Shahi began working in the real estate industry.
RJ, who has been living in the heart of Mississauga for 20 years, has a very strong comprehensive understanding of the local real estate market.
Prior to entering real estate, RJ was the owner and operator of a retail store catering to one of the largest telecommunication companies in Canada. His breadth of customer service and sales experience brings him a competitive edge to the real estate industry, where he is able to proactively address details before they become a problem. RJ epitomizes integrity, honesty, hard work and creative service in every detail of his real estate career.
During his leisure time, RJ enjoys spending his days with his wife and children, enjoying outdoor activities, and dinning at local restaurants. RJ has a strong family-life commitment and an equally balanced commitment to his clients, always looking forward to helping his clients reach their ultimate dream.
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.
Ahmad Shehab-EldinRead More
Ahmad Shehab-Eldin has a passion for real estate, working with buyers and sellers across the Greater Toronto Area to ensure they are 100% satisfied.
A Sheridan College graduate, with a degree in business administration and accounting, Ahmad also has experience working with one of the five major Canadian banks in their investment department.
Prior to becoming a real estate professional, Ahmad was employed with a local luxury home builder, where he was a project manager and a site supervisor. It was here that Ahmad gained first-hand knowledge about home construction, an important asset when helping his clients.
A lifetime Mississauga resident, Ahmad enjoys playing recreational hockey once or twice a week.
Ashley ShumateRead More
Ashley Shumate was 30 years old and living in Regina when she began training to be a Canadian speed skating champion. There was only one problem—she couldn’t skate.
Armed with confidence, pure grit and natural athleticism (Ashley was a track and field Canada West Champion who earned a full scholarship to the University of Regina and McGill University), it took Ashley three years to go from no experience in speed skating to Canadian Master’s recorder breaker and top 20 in the 500m long track in the country! While it was speed skating that initially brought her to compete on the world stage, it was bobsledding that took her on the World Cup tour representing Bobsleigh Canada and made her a Canadian gold medalist. Recognizing her speed and talent, Ashley was recruited to the Canadian bobsled team while competing in long track speed skating. She was on par to compete in the 2014 Sochi Olympics, until a major concussion curtailed those plans. A self-proclaimed “retired athlete,” Ashley still remains active, doing ballet with the National Ballet School of Canada and is still training for track and field and competes internationally at the masters level.
It is that same mettle, determination and effort that Ashley brings to real estate, making her a trusted and tenacious real estate professional with Sam McDadi Real Estate Inc. Ashley, who is known for her work ethic and strong interpersonal skills, has the same passion for real estate she had for track, speed skating and bobsleigh.
Ashley, who lives in Erindale with her husband and daughter, Aria, is actively involved in helping her clients buy, sell and flip homes throughout Mississauga, with a focus on south Mississauga. An entrepreneur at heart with a strong business sense, Ashley, a former gym owner, also has experience in commercial real estate.
Apart from spending quality time with her family, it is working tirelessly for her clients— to ensure they find their dream home, or they obtain the most for their current home—that brings Ashley pleasure and satisfaction.
James WattRead More
After achieving his Master’s degree in business from the University of Toronto, James Watt worked in sales/marketing management for a national news publication.
Following which, he accepted a position with a large multi-national corporation also in a sales/marketing capacity. James is able to utilize his degree and his previous work experience to ensure his clients receive the very best real estate service.
The first time James met Sam, many years ago, James was thoroughly impressed at Sam’s passion for the business and his desire to do whatever is necessary to ensure his clients are happy. James shares this same high level of ethics and integrity. It was this commonality that lead James to join Team McDadi. James is known to work diligently, day and night, to ensure his clients are 100% satisfied.
Norm WilkieRead More
Norm, who was raised in Toronto, spent his younger years playing hockey for the Willowdale Boys Club, “Dynes Jewellers” winning the North York Hockey League Atom 1970-71 and the Pee-Wee 1971-72 Championships. As a member of the Toronto Don Valley Toros, Norm enjoyed winning the 1973-74 MTHL City Championship and then went on to win the Bantam “AA” All Ontario Hockey Championship in Sudbury.
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 still enjoys golfing with family, friends and clients. Sam and Norm have had many great golf matches over the years.
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. Norm is a member of the Ontario Expropriation Association and is familiar and experienced with the before and after expropriation process, having been involved for more than 15 years as an advocate for his client’s private property rights in Oakville. For over 19 years Norm has enjoyed working with Sam and 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 YaffeRead More
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 – Broker
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.
Born, raised, and residing in Oakville with his wife and two children, Jim enjoys hockey, soccer, skiing and golf.
Francis ZuccarelliRead More
Francis Zuccarelli is driven to provide his clients with a level of service that surpasses all expectations. He strives to make all your real estate transactions as fun and stress free as possible.
Francis was raised within his family’s construction and manufacturing business. Later in life, he followed his passion for real estate and has never looked back. He has a commitment to ever improving his abilities through continuing education and seeking out innovative technologies, all directed in benefiting his clients. Integrity is above all and of the utmost importance. He’ll help you make the right decision for you and your family, all while getting you the best deal available.
Born in South Africa as a Canadian citizen, he returned to Canada in 1982 and has lived in Mississauga ever since. Francis is a devoted family man with a wife and two young boys. He is passionate about his beloved Toronto Maple Leafs and is an avid golfer.
Anders Chan has a love for film and media productionRead More
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.
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More
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 Gaetano has never had an unhappy customer.Read More
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.
Born 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.
Jennifer Kennedy completed her Masters in Journalism from Carleton University and worked as a reporter for five years before joining Team McDadi in 2005.Read More
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.
Cindy Paron has spent her entire career in real estate.Read More
She began as a co-operative high-school student with a brokerage in Brampton. Her experience has included a number of offices in the Greater Toronto Area. She began as a receptionist and has worked hard to be where she is today.
A deal secretary with Team McDadi, Cindy is responsible for ensuring each and every deal that Team McDadi is involved in is completed perfectly. She handles all the paperwork and processing, a somewhat stressful task, given all the deals that cross her desk. Cindy enjoys the responsibly and commitment that her job requires.
A proud mother to two boys, Cindy can be seen taxiing her children around to their activities, when she isn’t working.
Mark Butler and Sam have known each other for more than twenty-five years. Having first met in real estate, Mark and Sam found an instant connection, focused on the importance of customer service. Now, decades later, Mark is the Director of Client Relations for Sam McDadi Real Estate Inc.Read More
Mark, who grew up in Mississauga and raised his family of three boys in this city, has spent his entire career in sales and business development. His experience has always been focused on marketing, and includes employment with Equifax, Wex Pharmaceuticals and ECU Silver. A sincere and trust-worthy individual, Mark’s success is due to his stellar interpersonal skills. As the Director of Client Relations, Mark works to ensure each and every client with Sam McDadi Real Estate Inc. has their real estate needs completely met.
When he isn’t working, Mark enjoys watching his teenage boys play competitive sports, and he also loves cottage life.
Staging and design have always been passions of Somina Madan. A certified staging professional, Somina’s approach is to sell the home’s features, and make it look attractive, to both the buyer and the seller!Read More
Somina loves art, furniture and making every home beautiful with the proper presentation. She uses these as her inspirations for staging the homes of clients of Sam McDadi Real Estate.
Somina, who graduated from both Seneca College and Ryerson University, is a certified yoga teacher. Married with two girls, Somina lives with her husband in Lorne Park, Mississauga. Together, they love buying and flipping homes in the GTA. Outgoing and ambitious, Somina is a wonderful addition to Team McDadi’s staging department.
Florinda De Lorenzi
Home décor is Florinda De Lorenzi’s passion. Her eye for design ensures she creatively
showcases each home she stages so that it will instantly appeal to a potential buyer.
Florinda graduated from Ryerson with a degree in Business. After holding positions as aproduct manager and merchandise planning manager, she decided to make a bold career move
and follow her passion for home décor and design to become a home stager.
Her commitment, drive and love of what she does ensures she creates beautiful, inviting spaces while delivering the utmost in customer service. Her previous experience means Florinda brings a wealth of business knowledge and staging experience to the team.
Florinda is a mother of two and lives with her husband in Mississauga. She loves being a soccer
mom and spending most of her time away from work on a soccer field.
Kristie has a passion for art and design and loves expressing her creativity through staging a home and enhancing its beauty.Read More
A graduate from both OCAD and Trent University, she spent three years teaching while also completing her staging certification through Seneca college. Kristie lives in Etobicoke with her husband and is an avid painter, skier and enjoys spending time at her family cottage in Haliburton.
Beth Zuccarelli believes the customer comes first.Read More
As one of the contact points with sellers from Sam McDadi Real Estate, Beth is in constant communication with clients, ensuring our sellers receive feedback on every showing, are kept abreast on every detail throughout the entire closing process, and have all of their needs met.
With a solid background in customer service, Beth is known for her diligence, her hard work, and her consistent effort to make every client feel happy and satisfied.
Originally from Barrie, Beth came to the Greater Toronto Area as a student attending Ryerson University. Beth, who lives in Mississauga with her husband and two children, enjoys cooking and running.