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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Keith Uthe Mortgage Alliance - Enrich Mortgage Group Mortgage Broker
As a top real estate investment advisor and a successful mortgage broker, Keith strives to achieve his vision of abundance by providing his clients with the most knowledgeable service and trusted guidance that he can provide. He knows only too well how wealth-building impacts lives. In addition to residential housing, Keith is able to assist with commercial and business financing solutions.
As a mortgage broker, Keith represents clients on multiple levels. He works with many different lenders to find his clients the best terms available for their mortgage. There is no extra charge. Keith adds, “Most people assume that there are fees for my services with a typical mortgage and that is actually not the case.”
Based in the province of Alberta, his company, Mortgage Alliance Enrich Mortgage Group, services clients across Canada. Keith believes that every home or property is an important investment. He states clearly that “whether you are buying your first home, your last home or an investment property, it is one of the most important purchases that you will make. That means you need to work with someone who truly understands every aspect of the purchase including the interest rate and the terms of the mortgage.”
Matt Peron BDO Matt leads the Alberta Real Estate and Construction practice. With over 11 years of experience providing professional services to private company clients, his expertise ranges across a variety of industries with specialization in real estate and construction.
His real estate and construction clients include property managers, land developers, residential and commercial construction contractors and trades and sub trades involved in the real estate and construction industry.
Matt assists his clients with audit and accounting services, including advising on the application of GAAP, as well as tax planning and tax motivated restructuring, financial modeling and the preparation of financial projections.
He is also an active member of the community, as a member of both the Governance Committee and the Finance and Audit Committee at the Real Estate Council of Alberta, as well as well as being involved with the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants tax clinic program.
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.
Robin MacDonald Green Mortgage Team Account Manager Robin first became a mortgage broker in 2011 because he has a strong passion for real estate, which he enjoys sharing with others. Robin has personally experienced the process of buying, selling and leasing out properties and has extensive experience in client care.
He has obtained mortgages for Canadians across the country and enjoys helping first time home buyers purchase homes, but also helping existing home owners access equity in their property to complete renovations, purchase additional property, travel and consolidate debts.
Robin believes that knowledge is power and strive not only to help you make the most informed decision but to share as much of his knowledge with you as possible. With the increasing complexity of mortgage lending, it is now more important than ever to make sure you choose wisely when choosing a mortgage and choosing a mortgage broker.