Patrick Francey REIN Canada CEO Patrick Francey is the real deal. An authentic and effective educator and speaker, charismatic host of The Everyday Millionaire podcast, established Canadian-based real estate investor and Chief Executive Officer of the Real Estate Investment Network. His longevity and success as a business owner contributes to Patrick’s significant role in contributing to the vision, development and growth of REIN. He is a genuine, driving force behind the business and development that supports the REIN Team’s foundational belief that every Canadian deserves financial freedom by design and can achieve it through investing in real estate. Proud husband, father and grandfather, Patrick’s motto says it best: Success is SIMPLE.
Jennifer Hunt REIN Canada VP of Research Jennifer Hunt is the Vice President of Research for the Real Estate Investment Network and she began investing in real estate in 2009. Her real estate investing experience ranges from investing in syndicated mortgages, Mortgage Investment Corporations and Real Estate Investment Trusts with Locked In Retirement Accounts, Registered Retirement Savings Plans and Tax Free Savings Accounts. She has a real estate portfolio including vacation rentals, and residential and multi-family properties (in Canada and the US). She has led and completed significant industrial real estate development projects in the US and closed commercial leases of over $5 million - some of which were high-profile, unique deals for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. Jennifer is one of the first Real Estate Investment Advisors in Canada.
JG Francoeur REIN Canada Chief Growth Officer Jean-Guy (JG) Francoeur is the Chief Growth Officer at REIN and CEO of Visture Property Group. He is the bestselling author of Messy Manager and has written hundreds of articles for international business publications. A serial entrepreneur, JG has built several companies from start-up and his personal mission is to shape future generations through real estate investing. JG is an experienced investor with an extensive property investment portfolio. He has the ability to develop a long-term vision, which is exactly what he is doing at REIN, where he is building the futurization of real estate.
Marc Desormeaux Scotiabank Economist Marc Desormeaux leads Scotiabank Economics’ regional economic forecasting and housing market analysis. He provides regular commentary on Canadian real estate trends as well as economic and fiscal policy developments in Canada’s provinces. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Marc worked in the economic forecasting division at the Conference Board of Canada. He holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.
Michael Moll REITIUM Blockchain Technologies Ltd. CPO & Co-Founder REITIUM is an enterprise grade permissioned private block chain application that facilitates the tokenization and management of “real world” real estate assets.
He is a social commerce visionary who dreams of using technology to transform human activities. He has a keen eye for visual communication and product development. He is obsessed with the power of co-creation. Michael has created, implemented and launched 3 successful startups in the last decade. In 2017 he was hand-selected to pitch his gardening application on the Canadian startup TV series, Dragon’s Den.
Mogul Realty Group Mogul Realty Group Realtor & Founder James Knull started his career in Real Estate investing in suited houses using the REIN system as his roadmap and continues to build his portfolio today. Over the years he’s been awarded REIN Realtor of the year, Player of the year, Multifamily Investor of the year, Top Player, Gold Multifamily Pin and Diamond Award. James is an ace realtor leads the Mogul Realty Group help investors across Canada find the best deals in Edmonton. The Mogul Realty Group’s motto “Live Well” is the cornerstone of James’ belief that real estate should enhance your lifestyle.
Redline Real Estate Group Redline Real Estate Group Broker & Owner Brett is the Broker and Co-owner of Redline Real Estate Group, an independent real estate brokerage based out of Calgary, Alberta. Brett has a wide ranging background in the world of investment real estate with over 13 years of experience representing real estate investors and coaching investment focused realtors towards their goals.
Kara Kempin BDO CPA, CA Kara recently joined the BDO team as an experienced Senior Manager in 2017. Her focus is in assurance and advisory and tax preparation for small to mid-sized private companies. Kara specializes in Real Estate and Construction and Professional Services. Prior to joining BDO, Kara worked in a local independent firm in Edmonton.
Domenic Mandato InvestPlus REIT President & Chief Executive Officer Domenic S. Mandato, is a real-estate investor and entrepreneur. He has successfully acquired, managed and sold more than $80 million multi-unit residential and commercial properties in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec over the last 18 years. He accomplished this through 4 Joint Ventures, 4 syndicated Limited Partnerships and eventually evolved his business into a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT).
He is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of InvestPlus REIT which targets and acquires accretive multi-family and commercial properties in western Canada and currently own and manage property in BC, Alberta & Saskatchewan.
Harold Wilson Leduc Economic Development Manager Harold has been focused on helping entrepreneurs, companies and communities maximize the benefits of their resources for over 30 years. He has worked at the municipal, regional and provincial levels in Alberta, Northern Ontario and Ukraine. Experience in business includes successfully developing a 42 lot subdivision on family property in rural Thunder Bay. Harold and his family moved to Leduc last year.
Working for the City of Leduc means utilizing competitive intelligence, complex partnerships and strategic focus to address the community’s many opportunities. In addition to attracting new investment, identifying companies with the capability and capacity for export is a passion for Harold.
Steffany Hanlen SkateTech Group of Companies Proskate Olympic Coach & CEO Steffany has a unique and historic career working at the highest level in Sport and Business. No one had ever done ‘it’ before and there were no mentors to show her the way, break trail or make it easy for her. She was determined at a young age to make a difference and change lives. She just didn’t know how it would look… Steffany was a pioneer in Player Development and now, 30 years later is the founder of several successful businesses, has knowledge, experience and credibility unlike any other coach/entrepreneur that crosses over into other realms of life…sport and business.
Jared Hope Tilt Property Group CEO & Founder With over 150 properties in his portfolio and having 400+ transactions under his belt, Jared Hope is the owner of Edmonton's most comprehensive real estate investment and property management company. He has developed a no bullsh*t approach to real estate investing that makes it easy for the average Canadian to own income property.
Jared’s expertise is born of experience and focuses on action oriented, practical advice. He believes in cutting through the BS, evolving the way real estate investing education is provided, and supporting people in avoiding all the mistakes he learned the hard way over the past 16 years.
Barry McGuire RMLO Law LLP Lawyer A lawyer for more than 45 years, Barry’s practice emphasizes investment real estate.
Barry started investing in real estate almost 48 years ago. He currently owns 24 doors and continues to invest in real estate today.
Barry is co-author of the national bestseller, ‘97 Tips For Canadian Real Estate Investors’. This book enjoyed success for achieving 1,000 days in the Amazon Top 100 Business Bestsellers. All proceeds are donated to Habitat For Humanity.
Barry speaks to many groups, including the 3,000+ member Real Estate Investment Network (REIN).
He hosts a popular podcast, “Tales From The Trenches,” which features real-life stories of investor legal land mines.
Barry’s Focus Workshops are intensive, immersive programs that challenge and empower real estate investors to take their business to the next level. Focus Workshops have been presented across Canada. Visit Barry’s informative website www.investorlawyer.ca.
Barry and his wife, Donna, live in Edmonton, Alberta, where he attends to his passions of law, family and gardening.
John Heeney Tranquility Enterprises Inc. OWNER John Heeney and his wife Dorli are the owners of Tranquility Enterprises Inc. John has been a full-time real estate investor from Ontario for over nine years now with a focus on buying and holding suited houses and single family homes primarily in Edmonton AB. John first joined REIN in 2010 and attended his first of several ACRE events in Toronto and Edmonton. His specialty has always been Raising Capital through the use of Joint Ventures, RSP mortgages and Private Money. He owes the majority of his real estate education to REIN and what he began to learn at these ACRE events.
Kyle, owner of The Green Mortgage Team, has been working as a mortgage broker since 2006, and has carved out a niche as an investment property specialist since 2008. His years of experience working with the Real Estate Action Group and many other investors and investment groups has made him one of the go-to resources for financing investment properties in Canada.
He has been a top producing franchise agent in British Columbia since 2011! His articles have been featured in many publications such as the Vancouver Sun, The Province, Western Investor, Philippine Canadian Inquirer and more. One of his proudest awards has to be the REAG Joint Venture Award for his deal of the year in 2010, in which he closed on a $1.15 million property with $0 of his own money.
Nick Banks REIN Canada VP Technology & Operations The world’s #1 dad, Nick’s passion and joy is his daughter Somer. Amazingly talented at integrating systems into scalable operations. Nick gets the best out of people! He’s been in the real estate business for over 20 years.
He is your on site tech support for anything app related - feel free to message him or track him down in the venue, if you have any questions.
Glen Vanstone Edmonton Economic Development Corporation Vice-President of Economic Strategy As Vice-President at Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), Glen Vanstone strives to help companies grow revenue and business partnerships beyond the Edmonton region. His team’s goal is to enhance regional economic development through trade and capitalize on improved market access by focusing efforts on competitive, high-growth companies, and promote the Edmonton Metropolitan Region in targeted international markets to attract new businesses. Glen brings to EEDC over 25 years of experience in the transportation industry, working in a variety of industries including airline operations and market and business development.
Born and raised in Alberta, Glen started his career in Engineering Design, and expanded his interests to meet growth opportunities in roles with Air Canada and Edmonton Airports.
Richard Bell RMLO Law LLP Lawyer Richard was a founding member of RMLO Law LLP in 1992. His practice is focused strictly on residential and commercial real estate, helping families to purchase their dream homes and investors to purchase all types of commercial and rental properties.
Called to the Bar in 1991 in Province of Alberta. He received his B.A. and LL.B. from University of Alberta. Real estate, commercial and residential, with an emphasis on creative real estate are his area of specialization.