Who's Who

Adam AyliffePartner/Vice president

L.A. Inc. With 18 years experience with blue chip, hospitality, banking and real estate clients. Ayliffe is actively involved in all aspects of client and project management. L.A. Inc. is a full service branding, marketing and communications agency with expertise in real estate development and corporate branding. Member of BILD. Currently working on projects throughout North America.

Company: LA Ads Inc.


Adam MenkesDirector of Development

With over 61 years of experience, Menkes is one of the leading builders of single-family home and highrise condominium communities in the GTA. Menkes oversees new lowrise projects, including the acquisition, planning, design, sales and marketing, and construction aspects of communities including Enclaves of Upper Canada (Georgetown), Dwell City and Humber Mews (both in Etobicoke) and Hometown Sharon Village (East Gwillimbury).


Adam ZaretskyAssistant General Manager

Appliance Canada was founded in 1983 by the Zaretsky Family and became a trusted wholesale supplier to Ontario's construction industry. Celebrating over 31 years of service, our founding principals were and still are based on 3 fundamental pillars of Outstanding Service, Premium Brands and Market Leading Pricing. With showrooms located in Mississauga, Toronto, London and Vaughan we are Ontario’s choice for Premium and Ultra-Premium Appliances.

Company: Appliance Canada

Adriano SpallacciPresident

Over 50 years in the construction and development industry. Proud member of Tarion for the past 30 consecutive years and member of the HHHBA. Currently building communities throughout the GTA including Eden Park, a master planned community on Hamilton's West Mountain, the Residences of Royal Connaught luxury condominiums in the heart of Hamilton's downtown core and 101 Locke, a boutique condo in Hamilton's hippest neighbourhood.



Al De CastroVice President, Sales and Marketing High Rise

Norman Hill Realty Inc., Brokerage. Works with developers and real estate brokers covering wide areas of expertise, following projects from the original marketing idea to the final selling stage, including overseeing various administrative functions. Winner of several marketing and sales awards. Past Chairperson of the Condominium Committee of BILD. Has sold (directly or indirectly) over 24,000 units.

Company: Norman hill realty INC.


Al LibfeldPresident

One of the largest builders of homes and condominiums in Toronto. 43 years in the industry. Past President of OHBA. Past Chairman of Tarion.

Company: TRIBUTE communities


Al RosePresident

Stalwood Homes. Fulfilling housing dreams for families throughout Northumberland County for over 26 years. Newly released sites are East Village Cobourg, Deerfield estates in Baltimore,
Glens of Antrim in Grafton and Phase three in Orchard Gate Brighton. Recently completed are Cedar Creek Estates, Stalwood lots in New Amherst, and phase two in Orchard Gate, as well as numerous custom homes throughout Northumberland. Awarded Northumberland builder of the year the past eight years."

Company: Stalwood Homes


Alan HeronPrincipal

Over 31 years building experience working with companies such as Heron Homes & Heathwood Homes. Specializing in custom infill homes as well as major renovations and additions, he prides himself on providing his clients with professional, personalized services & superior quality construction. RenoMark member Alan Heron Homes Ltd. was awarded with BILD Awards for Best New Home Design in two categories (2009). Is a proud member of the Baeumler approved contractors.

Company: Alan Heron Homes Inc.

Alan LamPresident

Builder and Developer of semi-detached, detached, and townhomes. Founded in 1994, the Greenvilla group of companies is active primarily in the GTA, Durham and York Regions. 2003 ONHWP Resident’s Award; 2005 New Homes Publishing Recommended Builder. Currently involved in building/planning communities in Georgina, Markham, Toronto, Ajax, Pickering, Peterborough, Cobourg, Niagra Falls and Ottawa. Member of Builder in Good Standing with Tarion.


Alan MenkesPresident

With over 61 years of experience, Menkes is one of the leading builders of highrise condominium and single family home communities in the GTA. In 2014, the company received the Tarion Award of Excellence as one of the top five condominium builders in Ontario for customer service. Alan led the development of the recently completed Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences in Bloor-Yorkville.


Alan VihantSenior Vice President HighRise

Vihant is an architect and real estate developer, graduating from the University of Toronto with both Architecture and MBA degrees. Currently, he is overseeing Great Gulf's residential/mixed-used projects: One Bloor, Yonge + Rich, Monde, Home,and expansion into US cities such as Dallas, West Palm Beach and Washington D.C.


Albert SandlerExecutive Vice President

Many years of experience in all facets of the real estate industry. With his origins in retail sales and a background in marketing, Sandler is a significant contributor to Wycliffe's success for over 41 years and to the company's long-standing reputation for excellence.



Alda Neves DubéDirector of Sales and Marketing

Intercity is the recipient of the 2015 Vaughan Chamber of Commerce Professional Services award. With over 15 years of experience working with builders and developers in the new construction industy, Neves Dubé leads market research, develops product positioning strategies, advertising and sales initiatives for lowrise, highrise and commercial portfolios spanning the GTA.


Aldo De SantisPresident

Over 40 years experience in real estate, construction and development industry. Recipient of numerous marketing awards including Grand SAM from BILD and OHBA. Past President HHHBA, and currently active in residential projects in Hamilton, Stoney Creek and Binbrook.

Company: multi-area developments INC.

Alex W. TroopPresident

We are working on finishing up our West Country and Caledon Park communities. Currently building Dufferin Ranch in Amaranth, Hedge Road Landing in Sutton and Waterways in Bracebridge. Looking forward to our Master Planned community in Midhurst and upcoming launch of Hometown Creemore


Alexis AlbertDirector of Marketing

Starting her career at Colliers International, in commercial real estate gave her the background and understanding of Toronto’s growing real estate market. As Director of Marketing at Freed, she's implemented innovative brand strategies, working on the companies development projects, hospitality businesses and other subsidiary companies. Responsible for delivering communication and sales objectives by applying her knowledge of the real estate market, target buyers and understand what draws the urban condo dweller.


Alfredo RomanoPrincipal

Over 26 years experience in the development industry. Specializing in brownfield reclamation, heritage sites, and leading edge architecture, Romano developed L Tower and Backstage. Current projects include the Lower Junction and key waterfront sites. Partners include Greybrook Realty Partners and Cityzen. He has also developed sites in LA, New York and Philadelphia.


Allan BrownPresident

Over 49 years in the industry. Affiliated with FRI, TREB, BILD and the Canadian Institute of Realtors. Currently involved in projects from Port Hope to Hamilton to Barrie, Ontario. Personally active in selling lots/land and marketing of projects. Past President of the Forest Hill Lions Club.

Company: Southpointe Homes Inc.

Amanda KirklandPrincipal

Over 25 years experience in all facets of real estate and development. Blu Consulting Inc. will oversee and manage your sales and marketing programs, work with financiers, architects, solicitors, construction companies, suppliers and property management companies, coordinate finishes and upgrade programs and facilitate your interior design requirements-with the end result, a seamless development process.

Company: BLU CONSULTING and Vice President, CanAlfa

Ami TamamPresident

Building across Southern Ontario, both custom homes and subdivision homes and highrise condominiums. Hands-on construction management with sites in Milton, Mississauga, Whitby, Toronto and Vaughan.

Company: Beaverhall Homes


Andrea Degasperis-roncoPresident

First of the third generation to join her family in the construction industry. Over 11 years experience, DeGasperis-Ronco is dedicated to providing clients with a personal, informative and caring approach to the new home buying experience. Over the past 6 years OPUS has built almost 300 truly unique homes containing their elevated signature finishes all while giving back to the communities in which they build.

Company: OPUS Homes


Andrew BrethourChairman and CEO

One of Canada’s premier new home brokerage and research firms celebrated 50 years in business in 2014, with offices in Toronto, Calgary, Ottawa, Boca Raton and Collingwood. Recipient of the prestigious Maple Leaf Award CHBA (1987). BILD Hall of Fame Award (2004), two time recipient of the Riley Brethour Award BILD (1980, 1995). Governor of Builder Marketing Society in the U.S. and "Legend of Residential Marketing” by NAHB 2011. Founder of Canada and Toronto SAM Awards, Member of the International Lambda Alpha Society of Land Economists.

Company: PMA Brethour Realty Group

Andrew DegasperisPrincipal

Innovative builder active for over 20 years. Current projects in King City, Nobleton, Toronto, Markham, Brampton, Richmond Hill, Waterdown, Queensville, Bradford, Keswick, Maple, Thornhill, and Kleinburg. Member of BILD.

Company: Aspen Ridge Homes

Andrew DegasperisPrincipal

Innovative builder active for over 25 years. Current projects in King City, Nobleton, Toronto, Markham, Brampton, Richmond Hill, Waterdown, Queensville, Bradford, Keswick, Maple, Thornhill, and Kleinburg. Member of BILD.


Andrew GuizzettiExecutive Vice President, CFO and Co-Founder

Guizzetti has over 25 years of experience in developing commercial, residential and industrial real estate. As Executive Vice President / Chief Financial Officer and co-founder of Empire Communities, he leads the finance, investment strategy and acquisitions / dispositions aspects of Empire Communities’ business. Guizzetti has raised over one billion dollars in financing over the past 10 years to fund Empire Communities’ strong growth.

Company: Empire Communities

Andrew HoffmanChief Executive Officer

Over 26 years experience in real estate development. Founded in 2010 Centrecourt has completed or is in final stages of completing over 2,000 condominium units and has an additional 1,000 units in the development pipeline. Active in Ronald McDonald House and raising money for cancer research at Princess Margaret and Mount Sinai Hospitals and is Trustee of Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust, a major publicly-traded REIT.

Company: Centrecourt Developments

Andrew KiddPresident

Is a proud community supporter involved in the Dufferin Builders Association, Simcoe Builders Association, and Canadian Federation of Independent Business. Devonleigh Homes has been creating sought after communities throughout central Ontario for over 20 years. Devonleigh's communities include Alliston, Angus, Mansfield, Shelburne, Collingwood, Orangeville, Midland, Beeton, and Huntsville. Look for Devonleigh Homes newest communities coming soon to Markdale, Collingwood and Barrie.

Company: Devonleigh Homes.

Andrew PayneExecutive Director

MasonryWorx is an Ontario association of masonry industry professionals dedicated to promoting and upholding the benefits if masonry products in building communities that stand the test of time.

Company: MasonryWorx.

Andy DesantisCreative Director

A passionate champion of “Branding”, DeSantis is well known for his remarkable insight and energy, helping Montana Steele become recognized as the leader in condominium marketing. A highly respected Creative Director in the industry, DeSantis leads his team to create a unique character and personality for every project, utilizing traditional media as well as interactive, web and social media.

Company: Montana Steele Advertising

Andy GeertsmaPresident

The Geertsma Group includes GCL Developments Ltd., Geertsma Construction (1988) Ltd. and Geertsma Homes Ltd. 35 years experience in the homebuilding industry. Currently building single-family homes, communities and adult-lifestyle condominiums throughout Quinte, and Kingston.

Company: Geertsma Homes LTD.

Angela MatichFounder and President

As Founder of Mad Itch Design Solutions, Matich developed a new industry model to deliver best-in-class creative solutions at below market pricing. This innovative approach allows organizations to partner with senior award-winning talent without paying the overhead of a traditional agency. For over a decade, she has impacted leading brands within the following sectors: automotive, education, finance, health & technology, infrastructure, manufacturing, professional services, retail and real estate.

Company: Mad Itch Design Solutions


Ani Bogovic

In the industry for over 26 years. Her background has taken her through every faucet of the new home building process from land development, product design, sales, marketing, contracts, on site supervision and after sales service for both large production and custom home builders. This experience and love of the industry led her to start her own building company, Dekla Developments. As a home builder and renovator she continues to develop, build and renovate properties in the GTA and provides consultation services within the new home building industry.

Company: Dekla Developments


Anita WiklemCreative Director/Founding Partner

Named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs in 2016 by PROFIT and Canadian Business, Wiklém is the creative force that drives Wiklém Design. Since 1993, she has worked on hundreds of projects including new construction, condominium common area refurbishment, and residential interior design. She is NCIDQ certified and registered with IDC, BILD, ARIDO, ACMO, CAWIC, and NEWH.

Company: Wiklém Design Inc

Anna SimonePrincipal

Simone has headed projects in the retail, corporate, hospitality and residential sectors in Italy, Anguilla, United Arab Emirates, India, China, United States and Canada. She also has designed private residences for notable luminaries. Simone's work has been featured in numerous national and international design publications.

Company: Cecconi Simone Inc


Anne & Dwayne ButlerOwner

A family run business developed in 2005, Master Edge Homes is an active BILD Member and a Certified Green Renovator. Master Edge Homes creates quality design, home renovations and new builds throughout York Region.

Company: Master Edge Homes


Anson KwokVice President of Sales & Marketing

Since 2008, he has been responsible for the in-house sales operations & project marketing of over 5,000 residential units in the GTA. Currently developing and marketing master planned mixed-use communities in Mississauga, Etobicoke, Toronto East and the highly anticipated One Yonge Street in Downtown Toronto.

Company: Pinnacle International

Anthony AucielloChairman and Founder

35 years in industry. Master builder and developer of custom and executive communities. Currently building custom homes, as well as executive and master-planned communities in Credit Ridge, Brampton & Orangeville, Thornhill, Mississauga, Streetsville and in Beamsville. BILD Home Builder of the Year (2005).


Anthony Di BattistaPresident

Anthony is part of the second generation of Di Battistas, who for more than 44 years have been involved in heavy construction, servicing land and creating communities in Ontario, the southern U.S. and the Caribbean. Active in both industry and community affairs. President of the Caritas Foundation, Past President of the Greater Toronto Sewer and Water Main Contractors Association.


Anthony HellerPresident

A real estate and development company in business in the City of Toronto for over 35 years. In the past 26 years, Plazacorp has focused on highrise condominium projects in the former City of Toronto. Heller is responsible for overall management of the company, and has particular responsibility for project finance.

Company: Plazacorp Investments Limited

Anthony MaidaPresident

The Georgian Development Corporation is one of the driving forces behind Georgian’s Success for the past 46 years. He is responsible for Business Development and Marketing. Focusing endeavors on residential and multi-family real estate development in the GTA. Past member of BILD, Seneca College, and Mississauga Hospital.

Company: The Georgian Development Corporation


Antonio MaggioPresident

Over 30 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry. Maggio started as a home renovator and real estate broker, moving into the field of management and development.

Company: Elite Homes and the AMC Real Estate Group

Art SaccocciaPresident

Over 31 years experience in the construction and development industry. Member of BILD. Current projects include Mansion on the Boulevard in Kleinburg, Forest Valley Castlemore in Brampton, Kleinburg Crown Estates and Kleinburgh Heights in Kleinburg. Upcoming projects include Stegman's Mill in Kleinburg and Princeton Village 2 in Woodbridge.

Company: Sky Homes Group of Companies

Arthur RubinoContracts, Sales and Marketing Manager

With Regal Crest Homes, for over 30 years. Working under capacity of Contracts Manager, Sales and Marketing Manager and land acquisition.

Company: Regal Crest Homes

Avrom Shawn MarrVice President, Director of Operations

Primary responsibilities include management of legal affairs, financing arrangements and development of projects.  Engaged in Real Estate Law in private practice between 1986 and 1994 and has been a member of the Ontario Bar Association since 1986.  Current projects include The James St. Residences in Hamilton.   Under development is The King William Condominium Residences in Hamilton.

Company: The Hi-Rise Group


Barbara LawlorPresident & C.E.O, Broker of Record

With over 25 years experience in sales and marketing, Lawlor is an in-demand columnist and sought-after seminar speaker. Recipient of Riley Brethour Award for leadership 2017. Baker Real Estate Incorporated is a full-service sales and marketing firm, specializing in project marketing and sales of new home and condominium communities, including hotel condominiums and resort properties. Baker has offices in Toronto, Montreal and Shanghai.

Company: Baker Real Estate Incorporated

Barry FeinerCo-Founder

Feiner leads a multifaceted team responsible for marketing, sales and construction for multiple communities. Geranium was awarded BILD's 2013 Places to Grow lowrise Community – for its flagship master-planned neighbourhood in Stouffville, the 2012 Home Builder of the Year, CHBA Grand Sam Award, and numerous design awards. Geranium is a partner in Friday Harbour Resort, Innisfil. Feiner spent two terms as a Board Member of BILD.

Company: Geranium Corporation

Barry FentonPresident, CEO

Three plus decades in commercial and residential projects in Canada and the U.S. Multi-award-winning prjects: 3018 Yonge in Lawrence Park, Treviso 1 + 2, ICE York Centre, ICE 2, One Bedford, Burano, Aquarius, Neptune WaterParkCity, Neptune 2, The Residences of Maple Leaf Square, Murano, Toy Factory Lofts, 22 Condominiums, and 18 Yonge. Coming soon, The Britt, on the site of the legendary Sutton Place Hotel.

Company: Lanterra Developments

Barry J. RacippoPresident

With over 31 years in the industry, has been directly responsible for the marketing and sales of over 35,000 new homes in both Canada and U.S. Specializing in new homes, land acquisition, adult-lifestyle communities, recreational properties and golf course developments.

Company: Salesfax Marketing Group

Benito Chiaravalloti & Guido ChiaravallotiPartners

Each brother has over 20 years experience in the construction industry. Currently has a project called The Gables of Bradford in downtown Bradford.

Company: The BTB Group Inc.

Bianca BarrettProject Coordinator

A boutique builder of towns, homes and Condos. Presently involved in five sites throughout the GTA. Specializing in urban renewal and development.

Company: Insoho Develpments Inc.


Bill ThompsonSales Manager

Brampton Brick proudly manufactures superior clay brick, stone and concrete block, serving several large builders in the GTA, Ontario, Quebec, the Maritimes and the U.S. Complementary pavers and retaining walls are manufactured under the Oaks brand name. Brampton Brick and Oaks: building on tradition with an eye on the future.

Company: Brampton Brick Ltd

Bill WellsSenior Advisor

Over 26 years experience in the construction, design and development industry, with particular emphasis on factory-built housing, housing options for seniors and retirement communities.

Company: Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities


Boaz FeinerPresident

Feiner leads a multifaceted team responsible for product design, marketing, sales and construction for which they have received top industry awards and numerous design awards. Geranium is a partner in Friday Harbour Resort, now coming to fruition in Innisfil. Celebrating the company's 40th year, Feiner implemented 40 Years of Giving program to support charities. He served two terms as BILD Board Member.

Company: Geranium Corporation

Bob BlazevskiExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

During his 26 years of experience, Blazevski has managed over fifty land development projects with some of the top developers in the GTA. Expertise includes assessing new acquisitions, strategic project management, negotiating land deal structures, expediting municipal and related processes, including negotiating with senior city and provincial officials. Blazevski is involved in the Ryerson University Planning program, for which he created and implemented an apprenticeship program.

Company: Diamond Corp.

Bob FinniganPrincipal and COO of Aquisitions and Housing

Principal and COO of Aquisition and Housing, Herity which includes Heathwood Homes and Heron Homes, COO the Equity Development Group. Past President of BILD (2007) and OHBA (2011), and past Tarion board member. Immediate past President of CHBA. Active in the Toronto real estate market in residential, commercial, industrial development and homebuilding. Currently building communities throughout the GTA.

Company: HERITY

Boyd KalnayOwner and President

Owner and President, Gracefield Properties. Developer of St. James By-The-Bay, an adult-lifestyle waterfront community on the Bay of Quinte in Belleville, Ontario. Kalnay is a Chartered Accountant with over 35 years of business experience in the Toronto area, and has been involved in the building industry for 13 years.


Brad FosterPrincipal and CFO

Over 15 years of experience in the residential construction and development industry. Currently building communities throughout the GTA.

Company: Herity

Brandon FrankfortPrincipal

Graduate, McGill University with a degree in Economics and DePaul University in Chicago with a degree in Law (member Illinois Bar), Frankfort grew up in the construction and development world gaining hands-on experience on construction sites and in the family lumber business. The three BLVD partners are responsible for several highly successful condominiums.

Company: BLVD Developments


Brenda ColvinPresident/Owner

Sensational Signs Company Inc. Est. 1998. Over 19 years experience servicing the building, retail & golf industry with wayfinding signage.  Specialize in billboards, sales office (int & ext), hoarding, forms, site safety, fleet vehicle graphics and underground parking signs for Ontario's top developers. Numerous signage awards. Member and corporate Silver Sponsor of BILD since 1998, supporter of fundraisers, various golf tournaments and charitable events.

Company: Sensational Signs Company Inc.


Brian BrownPrincipal

Involved in all aspects of the companies' residential and commercial projects from site acquisition to construction. Brown is a member of the Toronto Chapter BILD.

Company: Lifetime developments/BLVD DEVELOPMENTS

Brian C.w. SkinnerPresident

Project and construction management company specializing in building townhomes and highrise buildings in the GTA. Company formed in 1991. 2,000 units currently under construction.

Company: Saddlebrook Management Consultants Inc

Brian EllisPresident

31 years experience in sales, marketing management, and development of resort and retirement properties in the southern United States. Has represented a number of builders throughout the GTA. THBA Sales and Marketing Person of the Year. Vice President FHFC - Canada's foremost company representing Florida builders to Canadian buyers.

Company: New Homes Sales and Marketing Group

Brian FongSenior Manager of Project Marketing

Directing the marketing activities for two mega-projects: Concord CityPlace and Concord Park Place. A creative, innovative, and strategic thinker. A perfectionist, obsessed with good design and a strong believer in team work.

Company: Concord Adex Inc

Brian GlucksteinPrincipal Designer

Graduate of Ryerson Polytechnic University's renowned Interior Design program. Known for designing striking interiors for many prominent families, corporations and hotels across Canada and abroad. Named Canada's Favourite Interior Designer by the readers of House and Home, Canada's largest design magazine. Recognized in Andrew Martin's Interior Design Journal as one of the world's top 35 designers.

Company: Gluckstein Design


Brian JohnstonChief Operating Officer

33 Years in the Homebuilding Industry and a CPA/CA. Past board Member of CMHC, past board member of Tarion Warranty Corporation and Enerquality Corporation. Past President of the OHBA. Currently is on the Boards of C.D. Howe Institute, Bruce Trail Conservancy and University of Toronto's Governing Council. Mattamy is North America's largest privately owned homebuilder with operations in both Canada and the United States.

Company: Mattamy Homes


Brian MccauleyPresident and COO

Having joined Concert in 1994, today McCauley serves as Concert's President and Chief Executive Officer. For over 23 years he has played a key role in the development of some of Concert’s largest mixed-use projects, and in 2001 guided Concert’s expansion in Ontario where he lead the development of assured rental housing in Toronto. McCauley is a passionate supporter of the real estate development industry, and is an experienced and much sought-after speaker.

Company: Concert Properties Ltd.


Brian Prudham

Founded in 2007, Momentum Developments is focused on providing mixed use condominium proudcts in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. Current projects are One Victoria, 100 Victoria and 42 Erb. As a leader in the market, Momentum strives to provide high levels of architecture, delivering on both form and function, combined with first-class customer service in every building it creates.

Company: Momentum Developments

Bruce FreemanExecutive Vice President

Over 41 years experience in the new home building industry and recipient of the Riley Brethour Award (1995). He is responsible for helping make Great Gulf a well-known and respected residential builder in Toronto since 1975 for garnering the distinction of BILD Home Builder of the Year (2002 & 2006), BILD Home Builder of the Year Lowrise 2016 and building upon the established brand.

Company: Great Gulf Homes

Bruce IsakowPrincipal and President

Active in markets throughout the GTA and Southern Ontario in residential and industrial development. Over 21 years experience in housing and construction. Completed communities in Brampton, Mississauga, Markham, Scarborough, Toronto and Whitby.


Bruno SchickedanzCEO

Building for 35 years, earning the title "Master Builder". His companies have built numerous successful communities spanning Ontario to the U.S. Has a degree in Philosophy from U of T. Has won from 68 - 145 thoroughbred races annually in the last 10 years, achieving the title for the 5th Most Winning Owner in North America (2007).


Bryan LevmanCEO

B.A. 1969; MSc 2001 PhD 2014, all from U of T. 36 years in industry. Member of BILD. Guidelines is recognized as one of the leading marketing and advertising agencies in the Toronto real estate industry. Clients include many major Toronto-area builders.

Company: Guidelines Advertising


Bryan TuckeyPresident and CEO

Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), which has more than 1,450 member companies and is the voice of the land development, home building and professional renovation industry in the Greater Toronto Area. He is a registered professional planner with over 30 years of senior management experience for municipal, regional and provincial governments in Ontario.

Company: Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD)


Bryony Seppi Joint Principal

Specializing in developing and implementing strategic marketing programs for residential and commercial projects. A full-service agency providing corporate and product branding, design, advertising, web design and development, e-marketing, display, print and promotions. Primary objective is to maximize every marketing opportunity on behalf of their clients with a hands-on approach.

Company: Seppi Design Inc


C.h. Craig McouatPresident

Over 25 years' experience in new home, resort and condominium marketing, and also extensive experience in food service, publishing and packaged goods. McOuat is a recipient of numerous marketing awards at the local, provincial and national level. On the Board of numerous Foundations and Corporations in the City of Markham including the Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation, and the Varley-McKay Art Foundation to name a few.

Company: Partnership Marketing


Carlo BaldassarraChairman and C.E.O.

Integrated land development and construction. Including Greenpark, M.A.M Group, History Hill Group, Treasure Hill Homes, with over 72,000 units built. Currently building low-rise communities of entry, move up and estate homes in the GTA and beyond, as well as numerous condominium projects underway and planned in their high-rise division. Over 50 years in the industry.

Company: Greenpark Group of Companies

Carson ReidPresident

Building homes in Guelph, Kitchener, Fergus and Elora.

Company: Carson Reid Homes


Cary KokkonenPresident

Toolbox Strategies Inc. has served the real estate industry since 1989, providing leading edge end-to-end communication solutions with measurable results. Toolbox Strategies has received numerous OHBA, BILD and SAM awards. His strategic vision for high-end creative and marketing with integrated technology is strengthening the company's position as an industry leader.

Company: Toolbox Strategies Inc.


Catherine DaleyWriter, Editor

Communication Expert specializing in Real Estate, Construction, Renovation, Design & Decor. More than 26 years of experience in advertising, marketing and promotional campaigns, including Retail (Sears), Real Estate, Construction, Renovation, Decor and Design. Editorial positions and featured articles include HOMES Publishing, Metroland, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Toronto Sun and more.

Company: Cathie Daley

Charles McouatChairman

Canada’s foremost real estate and marketing expert for over 41 years. Has been involved in the marketing of over 2,500 communities across North America including every Canadian province and 16 American States. Working with five sons and daughters, he continues active involvement in their Toronto organizations: McOuat Partnership and Harrowby Sales. Currently handling over 100 real estate projects with over 40 builder/developer clients in five provinces, the US and Caribbean.

Company: Partnership Marketing

Charlie KuikenPresident and Partner

A Rockwood, Ontario-based builder/developer specializing in country communities and custom one-of-a-kind estate homes. Over 26 years experience in the building industry. Now building in Rockwood, Erin, Milton and Guelph.

Company: Charleston Homes


Chris HutchinsSales and Marketing Coordinator

Post-secondary educational background in Interior Design, with Residential & Hospitality/Commercial project experience. Active in the Sales and Marketing management of new lowrise and midrise residential construction and development projects throughout the GTHA and the Waterloo/Wellington Region. Current projects include Hawthorne South Village in Milton, The Preserve in Oakville Cranberry Hill in Waterdown and Wildflowers in Kitchener.



Chris OkeTerritory Sale Representative

Member of Fenestration Canada, past supplier representative on the renovation council of the GTHBA. Active in the move‐up, luxury estate segment and light commercial. Manages sales channel of independent dealers that specialize in providing Andersen window and door solutions to architects, builders, renovators, and for replacement applications.

Company: The Andersen Corporation


Chris RedmondPresident and Owner

A full service distributor of innovative, high-end, quality HVAC products, including a full line of wood, gas and electric fireplaces. Associated with the HRAI, BILD, Kingston HBA, ORHMA and HPBAC. With over 36 years of industry experience, Redmond knows the importance of offering a total value package to customers, focusing on customer relationships, intensive professional sales and technical training, growth and profitability.

Company: Redmond/Williams Distributing

Christene De GasperisMarketing

Over 17 years experience in marketing and product development in both lowrise and highrise projects across the GTA. Comes to the industry from long-established family roots.

Company: Aspen Ridge Homes

Christian CaswellPresident and CEO

CustomerInsight is the only fully integrated platform to connect performance analytics of customers, prospective buyers, employees and trade/suppliers for the homebuilding industry. With over 21 years experience, we are dedicated to creating the ultimate customer experience. Awards include Vision Software 2012, CHBA – Calgary Region SAM Awards for Service Provider for 2013 and 2014. Member of BILD, OHBA, CHBA and PHBI (Professional Home Builder Institute). SAM Innovation of the Year Award Winner 2014.

Company: CustomerInsight Inc.


Christina GiannoneProject Manager of Development

She currently manages the development, marketing and sales functions for Flaire and LIV Lofts at the Shops at Don Mills, and is involved in the firm's Business Development. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute, BILD and Schulich Real Property Alumni Association.

Company: FRAM Building Group


Christopher WeinPresident

Leads the senior management teams for all land, housing and highrise residential development initiatives. Wein has strategic vision and more than 20 years of senior leadership in the design and development. Served on numerous Boards and currently sits on the Prostate Cancer Canada Design Exchange, North York General Hospital, Empire club and boards. Recognized for his efforts and received numerous awards including Calgary Inc’s “Top 40 Under 40”.

Company: Great Gulf Group of Companies

Clarence PoirierCEO and Creative Director

Member of BILD, SAM Award winner, HOMES Magazine Award Winner, MIRM Award Winner, Marketing Magazine Award Winner. Providing strategic marketing for over 26 years.

Company: P & B Marketing

Claudio MaggioniVice President

Since the company's inception in 2005, Maggioni has successfully orchestrated his team in the marketing, selling and building of over 2,500 homes to date. CountryWide communities span across the GTA. Maggioni and family, with over 51 years experience in the construction and development industry, are fully committed to their brand, innovations in building, expert staff, and homeowner satisfaction.

Company: CountryWide Homes

Corey LibfeldPresident, Customer Care® / Quality Control and Director

Overseen more than 40,000 homes and condominiums in the past 29 years and winner of OHBA’s Best Design Centre. Serving as member of the OHBA/Tarion Liaison Committee, BILD’s Board of Directors, and co-chair of BILD’s Builder’s Council Committee. Past Chair of BILD After-Sales Service Committee, past Vice-Chair of OHBA's Builder Council, past Chair of BILD's Decor/Design Centre Committee.

Company: Home Decor Centre®, The Conservatory Group®


Corey McburneyPresident

EnerQuality is Canada's #1 certifier of energy efficient homes and the market leader in residential green building programs. Founded in 1998 by the OHBA and the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance, EnerQuality's mission is to accelerate housing innovations to improve building performance.

Company: Enerquality corp.

Craig MarshallPresident

A leader in innovation and quality in homes since its inception in 1993. Bringing ideas to the mainstream like Post and Beam, hot water on demand, green initiatives such as solar hot water heating, geothermal-solar heating and cooling, in addition to ENERGY STAR and Energuide 83 keeping Marshall Homes at the forefront of innovation. Marshall Homes continues its leading-edge within the production home market by bringing Net Zero homes to Durham Region. Currently building in Pickering, Ajax and Bobcaygeon.

Company: Marshall Homes

Craig TaylorDirector of Design and Marketing

Over 18 years experience in the fields of real estate development, architecture and interior design, and project management, with projects throughout Canada, the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. For the past 11 years, has been responsible for managing the design and marketing of such Context projects as Spire, Market Wharf, Library district condominiums, and The Yorkdale Condominiums 1 & 2.

Company: Context

Dan FlomenExecutive Vice President, Sales

Over 25 years experience in the sales and marketing of both highrise and lowrise communities. In addition, holds the position of President, TFN Realty Inc., working with several developers throughout Ontario. Past Vice Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of TREB. Specializing in the analysis of projects, maximizing both performance and design integrated with strategic sales campaigns.

Company: Empire Communities


Daniel GuizzettiPresident / CEO and Co-Founder

He has been involved in the development of residential, commercial and industrial real estate in North America for over 25 years. Guizzetti actively participates in all aspects of the business, including finance, investment strategy, land development and construction, as well as acquisitions and dispositions.

Company: Empire Communities

Daniel SalernoDirector of Operations, Sales and Marketing

Salerno joined Paradise Developments in 2011 after a number of years in advertising and sales in the residential building industry in the GTA. In addition to managing sales and marketing, Salerno also oversees the human resource team at head office.

Company: Paradise Developments.

Danny Di MeoPresident

Has been in the development industry for over 12 years. Di Meo's focus is bringing well-planned, new lowrise communities to desirable locations and building them to the highest standards. Caliber's spectrum of new lowrise communities span within the GTA. Member of BILD and a personal member of the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and Technicians.

Company: Caliber Homes and Caliber Developments Inc.


Danny FinoroPresident

Currently building in Woodstock, Kitchener, Elmira, Acton and Elora. Finoro Homes now in their 25th year of successful building and a winner of numerous awards from the WRHBA. Finoro is also a Managing Partner of Lunor Group Inc. now in their tenth year of developing family communities in Tavistock, Guelph, Elmira, and Woodstock.

Company: Finoro Homes


Danny RothPresident

An award-winning public relations and issues management firm specializing in the GTA’s real estate sector. A founding member of the Peoples Choice for Architecture (PUG) Awards, he is also the former Chair of the Liberty Village BIA and a Board Member of Save a Child's Heart. Brandon Communications won BILD's Best PR Campaign Award in 2010 and 2014.

Company: Brandon Communications

Dave FriedmanCEO

Established for over 35 years and has been actively involved in development and construction of approximately 8,000 homes, including lowrise and highrise developments in and around Metro. Greyrock has also been involved in many master-planned communities.

Company: Chestnut Hill Devlopments Inc.

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