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The 1st Top 100 Trailblazers in Canadian Real Estate 2021 - Part #2 The Final Countdown 50 - 1

Updated: May 2, 2021

To everyone, thank you all for being a part of The Buzz Conference January 13 - January 15, 2021. We hope you all found tremendous value & had a lot of fun in being a part of Canada's Premiere Virtual Real Estate & Proptech Event of the Year. The feedback keeps coming in, and we are so grateful, you all found tremendous value.

To all our amazing Sponsors, Industry Leaders, Speakers, Panelists, Moderators, Networking Contributors & our Ambassadors extraordinaire, we thank you. And to our Attendees, you make the Buzz a special place to learn, network, share & create a whole new vision of what's to come.

As we announce our Buzz Conference 2021 Top 100 Trailblazers this week, we will finalize with a complete BIO Presentation of each one, altogether as ONE. For our Top 20, we will share the ONE BIG CONTRIBUTION of the many they have implemented to the Real Estate Industry that made tremendous impact & helped us navigate the past year with confidence, pride, professionalism & innovation. There are so many that have changed the trajectory of our Industry - where we were, where we are now and where we are heading in 2021 & beyond.

We want to thank these esteemed professionals for their leadership, their constant support & vision in helping our Industry pivot, innovate & adapt over the last 300+ days.

You kept us safe, you allowed us to serve our clients at the highest level, you gave us confidence that we are capable and you inspired HOPE that we will all be together one day soon. For all the ideas, innovations, opportunities, responsibilities and higher standards you set upon us - we thank you. Because of your Leadership, we continue to LOVE what we do.

We thank each and everyone of you who continues to raise the bar, and make Real Estate great, not only in Canada, but Globally.

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Since entering real estate in 1989, young and ambitious, Tim continuously strove to take in and learn as much as possible about his chosen industry that led to extensive knowledge in all aspects of real estate. Along the way, his dedication and efforts also did not go unnoticed as Tim became the recipient of numerous achievement awards as awarded by RE/MAX International. His knowledge and expertise have been sought after as an industry speaker and has been continuously featured in numerous media interviews including newspaper, radio (CFRB “Ask the Experts”) and TV (CP24, CBC, CFTO, CTV, Omni and Global). With the support of his wife and three children, he has focussed his sights on helping Realtors achieve success, mentoring and coaching his entire sales and support staff and sharing the knowledge necessary for the ever changing real estate industry. Tim has a reputation of a visionary when it comes to industry trends and embracing technology. He deeply believes that one should not be afraid of change and instead be afraid of not changing.

Tim has also served as part of the TREB Board of Directors between 2012 until 2019, Board of Director with the Ontario Real Estate Association and 2017/2018 President of the Toronto Real Estate Board. The largest real estate board in the world. Tim is determined to fulfill his dream of building a Brokerage surrounded by the best, most reputable REALTORS in Greater Toronto that will deliver the level of service and experience clients deserve and expect. Through Tim's leadership, RE/MAX Ultimate Realty Inc., Brokerage has built an enviable reputation in our vibrant city as the “go to” brokerage for clients and other Realtors, as well.

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Jamie brings experience and knowledge from his work with many well-respected organizations in the real estate industry as well as an extensive formal real estate education. Throughout his career, Jamie has been able to identify and implement profitable real estate solutions for his clients. His proven track record and dedication to increasing clients’ net worth keep them coming back.

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"LSTAR is excited to welcome Bill to the association, during a pivotal time for the real estate profession and housing industry," said Blair Campbell, 2020 LSTAR President. "Bill brings an extensive background in all facets of real estate and is one of the most respected leaders across Canada."

Madder previously served as CEO of the Association of Saskatchewan REALTORS® (ASR) for the last 19 years. Having been in the real estate industry since 1979, he has worked as a salesperson and broker/sales manager, served on association boards and committees and led the Brandon Real Estate Board as its Executive Officer. In 2016, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) awarded Madder with the AE (Association Executive) Network Award of Excellence.

Under Madder's leadership, ASR achieved major wins for the profession, including the reduction of education property taxes; legislation changes to allow Realtors to incorporate their business; and solidification of key government and business relationships, paving the way for ASR and its Realtor members to sit at the table with decision makers on issues impacting the profession, such as housing affordability.

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Kathleen Black is North America’s leading Real Estate Team Coach and Trainer, delivering her proven success techniques to Agents and Teams around the world. Kathleen Black has worked with thousands of agents, and hundreds of teams, attributing their growth to her systems and coaching to the tune of billions in additional sales volume annually across her client network. With 80% of her clients top 1% producers nationally, she will help you expand, at a fraction of the time and cost, using the same tried, tested, and true “KBCC Ultimate Expansion Strategy” that powers her client growth.

Beginning her career as a RE/MAX Real Estate Agent and working her way to being recognized within the top 1% of Realtors in both the Durham Region and on the Toronto Real Estate Board, many would agree that this level of success is the pinnacle achievement amongst their peers; but for Kathleen it was only the beginning.

Kathleen quickly realized that her success was attributed to programs that she had developed internally over years of perfecting her craft as an Agent. Recognizing the demand for such programs, Kathleen set out to work on further developing each system and building out a robust platform of educational programs and coaching methods designed to provide Real Estate Agents with the tools and techniques needed to progress forward both personally and professionally. In 2015, Kathleen Black Coaching & Consulting (KBCC) was formed.

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RE/MAX of Western Canada is pleased to announce Kingsley Ma has joined the regional head office as a Director in the Member Services department.

Kingsley brings a wealth of franchise sales experience to his new position. He spent the last 13 years as a Director, Franchise Sales and Development at a National real estate franchise. He oversaw a team of franchise sales representatives and directors nationwide. “We are excited to be able to add a quality individual such as Kingsley to our Regional Team. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge.” says Elton Ash, Regional Executive Vice President, RE/MAX of Western Canada.

Beyond Kingsley’s franchise sales background he has also taken a lead role in the expansion efforts in AREAA (Asian Real Estate Association of America – Canada) across Canada through trade, consumer and real estate events speaking on behalf of the Association. He is past Vice President and Active Board of Director member. He plans to continue his involvement following his move to Kelowna.

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Sandra excels at the art of negotiating, and whether you’re a seller or a buyer, you are in very capable hands, and always on a fair playing field.

“In the end I want to make sure everyone is treated fairly and armed with the right information and knowledge. I’m able to make sure my clients don’t get clouded by emotion and stay calm and focused so that we can create a win-win situation.”

In 2006, Sandra was cast as the Host of HGTV’s popular program titled “Property Virgins”. A perfect fit, this gave Sandra the ability to help first-time buyers purchas