Speakers

Patrick Francey
Patrick Francey
REIN Canada
CEO
Patrick Francey
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.

JG Francoeur
JG Francoeur
REIN Canada
Chief Growth Officer
JG Francoeur
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.

Jennifer Hunt
Jennifer Hunt
REIN Canada
VP of Research
Jennifer Hunt
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.

Nick Banks
Nick Banks
REIN Canada
VP Technology & Operations
Nick Banks
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.

Steffany Hanlen
Steffany Hanlen
SkateTech Group of Companies Proskate
Olympic Coach & CEO
Steffany Hanlen
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.

Cynthia Aasen
Cynthia Aasen
Investment Revenue Realty
Owner / Managing Broker
Cynthia Aasen
Licensed as a professional real estate agent for 25+ years, Cynthia’s expertise is diverse – real estate syndication, development, multi-family value-add and strata ownership. Cynthia founded Investment Revenue Realty Inc. (IRR) a brokerage focussed exclusively on investment real estate, to be able to offer investors access to investments in North America’s leading markets. IRR offers a true, turn-key solution for investors to own investment real estate, invest with the best in the industry and leverage their time and money. Acting as principal or agent Cynthia has transacted real estate valued over $500,000,000.

Dave Steele
Dave Steele
Western Canadian Properties Group
CEO
Dave Steele
Dave is the CEO of Western Canadian Properties Group,a developer focused on working with investors In the top high growth markets in North America. Over the past 30 years, Dave and his team have helped over 12,000 investors acquire over $1.5 billion worth of cash flowing investment properties. Today, they are focused on some of the top markets in British Columbia-Fort St.John,Dawson Creek,Surrey and Victoria offering investors turn-key brand new cash flowing properties. As well, Dave and his partner Janet LePage of Western Wealth Capital have worked with individual investors and acquired over 50 multi-family apartment buildings in Phoenix, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Atlanta over the past four years.

Domenic Mandato
Domenic Mandato
InvestPlus REIT
President & Chief Executive Officer
Domenic Mandato
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.

Marc Desormeaux
Marc Desormeaux
Scotiabank
Economist
Marc Desormeaux
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.

George Dube
George Dube
BDO Canada
Partner, Canadian Tax
George Dube
George is a veteran real estate investor and Chartered Accountant . With his partner Peter Cuttini, their firm, Dube & Cuttini Chartered Accountants LLP, focuses on providing the knowledge and tools clients need to increase and preserve the value of their businesses. George is a frequent guest speaker, addressing a variety of tax and accounting topics with implications for real estate investors. He has written and contributed to articles in various national and regional publications and co-authored two books: 81 Financial and Tax Tips for the Canadian Real Estate Investor: Expert Money-Saving Advice on Accounting and Tax Planning (Campbell, Murji and Dube: Wiley 2010) and Legal, Tax & Accounting Strategies for the Canadian Real Estate Investor (Cohen and Dube: Wiley 2010). He also developed the accountant in-a-box™ program for real estate investors.

Rachel Oliver
Rachel Oliver
Clover Properties
Managing Partner
Rachel Oliver
Rachel Oliver is a multi award-winning real estate investor and entrepreneur. She is often featured in Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine, podcasts, and at industry events as an expert on Rent to Own. In 2009, after her 20th year in the corporate world, Rachel retired from the rat race to spend more time with her family and invest in Rent to Own properties. Over the past 10 years, Rachel has done nearly 350 Rent to Own deals across Ontario. Today, she is affectionately known as the “Cashflow Queen” because she helps investors generate above-average cashflow, without headaches of being a landlord. She is also the author of an Amazon best-selling book Rent to Own Essential Guide for Homebuyers. Together with her husband, Rachel owns and operates Clover Properties, Ontario’s leading Rent to Own company.

Denise MacPherson
Denise MacPherson
SDMAC Properties
Real Estate Investment Advisor (certified by the Dragon's Den Business School)
Denise MacPherson
Denise MacPherson is an award-winning investor whose success has been subject to international and national media exposure. Denise is a certified Real Estate Investment Advisor and regularly provides coaching and advice to investors across Canada. Denise's teaching history has instilled a lifelong respect for education, and as such, she is committed to helping people succeed and routinely hosts a series of group support and networking events for new and experienced real estate investors. Denise uses real estate as a means to create wealth through strategic investments in residential buildings, whether single family or multi-family. She utilizes innovative strategies and has developed an expertise in leveraging unconventional and innovative financing options including the use of registered funds such as RRSPs and TFSAs to grow a portfolio and to create retirement income for others. Denise is fluently bilingual and resides in Ottawa with her husband and partner Stuart and are active members in their community and in real estate investor circles. Together, the couple have a blended family of 4 adult children and 6 (soon to be 7) grandchildren.

Stuart MacPherson
Stuart MacPherson
SDMAC Properties
Real Estate Investment Advisor (certified by the Dragon's Den Business School)
Stuart MacPherson
Stuart MacPherson is a retired executive of the Government of Canada. He is an accomplished public speaker & trainer, successful entrepreneur, experienced real estate investor, devoted family man and active community leader. Shortly before his retirement from the federal civil service, Stuart began investing in real estate alongside his wife, Denise. Within a year, they quickly amassed a large and increasing portfolio of income properties and co-founded SDMAC Properties Inc. Due to their success in real estate, Stuart and Denise have been the subjects of international and national media exposure. Stuart is certified as a Real Estate Investment Advisor, and acts as a coach and mentor to investors across Canada. As the proud son of a Royal Canadian Air Force officer, Stuart grew-up exposed to Canada’s breadth of rich beauty and national heritage. Stuart returned to his roots in Ottawa, where he currently resides with his wife and business partner, Denise. Together, they have four grown children and six grandchildren.

Dalia Barsoum
Dalia Barsoum
Streetwise Mortgages
President and Principal Broker
Dalia Barsoum
Dalia holds an MBA in Finance from Dalhousie University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers Association.

Ms. Barsoum is the author of Canada’s best selling Real Estate Financing Book and an Amazon Best Seller : “Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All the Money You Want”.

She has been nominated /won multiple industry awards; including:

Top 75 Brokers , 2017 ( Canadian Mortgage Professionals )
Top Mortgage Broker Award , 2017 and 2015 ( Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine)
Women of Influence , 2017 ( Canadian Mortgage Professionals)
Top 100 women driving and reshaping the Canadian Real Estate Industry , 2016 ( Real Estate Professional Magazine)
> #1 Mortgage Broker by units volume , 2016 ( Centum Financial Group)
> Top Mortgage Broker Award Finalist , 2016 ( Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine)
> Top Mortgage production award , 2013, 2014 , 2015 and 2016 (Centum Financial Group)

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