After many years in a corporate environment, Derek decided to take his passion for real estate on full time. Knowledgeable and experienced in many aspects of both residential and commercial real estate with a focus on The Bluffs area in Scarborough. He brings with him a sound knowledge of residential construction and renovations, home evaluations, first-time buying, down-sizing, up-sizing and investing.
Living in Cliffcrest since 1978 and having attended public school, middle school and high school in area, Derek is now raising a family of his own in Cliffcrest. He is truly invested far beyond just selling homes in the area and has an in-depth knowledge from a lifetime growing up in the neighbourhood.
An award winning Sales Representative in real estate, Derek has honed his negotiating skills, and coupled with a background in technology, he is always striving to utilize the newest marketing tools and techniques available. Satisfied customers are the driving factor behind Derek’s success and what has made this a truly rewarding career.
As an active member of the Consumer Relations Committee at the Toronto Real Estate Board, volunteering and charity contributions are all part of Derek’s routine. He donates with every sale to the Children’s Miracle Network, The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and monthly to RE/MAX Hallmark’s Children’s Breakfast Program.
When not working – fishing, golfing and anything outdoors are top of the list for down time. Derek enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, and is involved in coaching kids Rookie Ball with the East York Baseball Association which also keeps him quite busy.
Frank’s Real Estate career began in 1987. Since that time, his business experience has grown to encompass a variety of corporate positions in sales and finance as well as a period of self-employment as an entrepreneur.
Frank returned to his roots as a full-time REALTOR® almost a decade ago and hasn’t looked back. His achievements include The 2012 Outstanding Sales Achievement Award for Highest Sales Volume & Professional Conduct. In 2014 his personal sales volume was 3 times that of the average realtor in the GTA, based on statics published by the Toronto Real Estate Board. In 2014, Frank moved his business to RE/MAX to take advantage of the unparalleled exposure and support they provide. His successes continued earning him multiple 100% Club Awards and has even ranked in the top 4% of over 47,000 REALTORS® in TREB ($ volume 2014-2016). Simply put, he has helped guide many great people on their way up the property-ladder.
Since he began 30 years ago, technological & economical shifts have radically changed the industry. Being ‘good’ in Real Estate is no longer enough! Being really good is the only way to thrive in this business. Frank regularly participates in on-going best practices coaching, which produces extraordinary results by significantly impacting the lives and financial goals of his clients.
When working with clients, he has the benefit of drawing from first-hand Real Estate experience, based on his own property purchases, renovations, leases and sales, as well as being an investor and landlord.
When not working, simple pleasures like casual barbeques with family and friends are his key to personal enjoyment along with hobbies including photography, yoga and home improvements. Giving back to his community is important as well, which has lead him to volunteer his time at the Toronto Humane Society, and to donating a portion of his sales to important causes, such as the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, The Children’s Miracle Network, Bluff’s Food Bank & Variety Village.