Who's Who

Elizabeth J. ShropshirePresident

Award-winning communications firm specializing in effective sales animation programs developed through editorial placement, event marketing, cross promotions and community outreach campaigns. By introducing and repositioning builder/developers' products and services within the marketplace, preparing for and responding to timely news issues, Shropshire creates a powerful client voice within the media, new home building industry, governments and communities in which they build.

Company: Shropshire Communications Group Inc


Jeff SilverbergPresident and Founder

Specializing in the construction of very luxurious homes in many prestigious communities throughout the GTA for over 35 years, including Lawrence Park,Rosedale, Forest Hill, Oakville, Etobicoke And York Mills and Bayview.

Company: Silverado Custom Home Corporation


Yanic SimardPrincipal Designer

Principal Designer of the award-winning Toronto Interior Design Group. Designer writer and blogger, and regular guest expert on City’s Cityline.

Company: Toronto Interior Design Group


Dina SimoneMarketing Director

Over 30 years experience in the industry. Director of marketing and advertising campaigns, as well as coordinating and decorating of model homes/sales offices for all projects of North Star Homes. Currently with sites in Richmond Hill, Toronto, Aurora, Oshawa and Ajax. Twice recipient of the prestigious BILD Builder of the Year Award (2004 and 2008).

Company: North Star Homes

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

Grant SimpsonPrincipal and COO

Principal and COO, HERITY which includes Heathwood Homes and Heron Homes. President, Equity Development Group, the company's land development arm. Over 35 years experience in the construction and development industry. Currently building throughout the GTA and Kitchener/Waterloo.

Company: Herity

Miguel SingerPrincipal and CEO

Principal and CEO, Madison Group, having evolved from a successful family business into a multi-faceted company that owns, develops, and manages landmark residential and commercial properties. Madison’s extensive portfolio includes low-rise master planned communities, mixed-use high-rise projects, office, retail, prestige industrial, rental, and retirement properties throughout the GTA and New York. Currently building Greensborough and Cornell Rouge in Markham; Real Towns, Legacy and Thornhill Ravines in Vaughan; Jefferson Forest in Richmond Hill; Frenchman’s Bay in Pickering and The Madison at Yonge & Eglinton, ZIGG St. Clair West, Briar Hill City Towns and Nobu Residences in Toronto.

Company: Madison Group


Sharyn SmithPrincipal

Principal, award-winning Eventful PR Inc. Manages a national public relations marketing firm securing media coverage for the design, product and lifestyle industries. Smith's press relationships span over two decades for variety of sectors covering interior design, luxury, and lifestyle media. Smith's repertoire include servicing notable brands like Victoria +Albert, Metropolitan Flooring and over 25 + interior design firms. Smith is known for securing notable media coverage and getting brands and clients noticed.

Company: Eventful PR

Peter SmithPresident and Co-founder

Over 30 years in the housing industry, over 4,000 homes built. Currently serving on the Boards of Brampton Brick Limited; First Canadian Title Insurance Company. Member of BILD, OHBA and CHBA. Member of The Order of Canada. Currently building Hillsborough community in East Gwillimbury; Glenway in Newmarket; Anchor Woods in Holland Landing and the Country Lane and Boatworks projects in Whitby and Young Condos at City Center, Kitchener.

Company: Andrin Homes


Nadine SobanskiSales and Marketing Manager

Responsible for the marketing of single-family home communities.The company has a prestigious portfolio of innovative and family-oriented communities across the GTA, including Ajax, Brampton, Mississauga, Georgetown, Newmarket and Thornhill, Oakville, East Gwillimbury, North York and Etobicoke. Menkes’ lowrise division has been recognized with numerous awards, including "Community of the Year" and "Best Model Home" from the Durham Region Home Builders Association, and the West End Home Builders Association.

Company: Menkes Developments Ltd

Annabelle SongMarketing, Sales & PR Manager

Strong educational background with 2 Bachelors degrees in Business Management and Automation (Engineering), and one Master degree in Communications (Arts). Song has extensive national and international experiences in experiential marketing and advertising for over 10 years. She is in charge of all marketing, sales and PR initiatives in Flato. She is also a current Rotary Club member, serving local communities in Ontario.

Company: Flato Developments


Edward SorbaraPrincipal

An integrated real estate, planning, development, construction, investment and management firm with a history of over 75 years of growth in Ontario. The group currently has several projects under active development across the GGH. Areas of development include Beeton, Aurora, Stouffville, Brooklin, Oshawa, Mississauga, Kleinburg, Pickering, Fergus and Toronto, several condo projects are in development in North York and Vaughan, 5200 Yonge Street, is currently under construction and the group is actively seeking additional condo sites.

Company: Sorbara Group of Companies

Frank 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 low-rise communities and condos throughout the GTHBA, including Eden Park, a master planned community on Hamilton"s West Mountain, NDSTRY, a collection of 42 modern townhomes in Hamilton's electric east end and future condos in downtown Hamilton and Ancaster.

Company: Spallacci Construction Limited, Spallacci Homes

Sherry SpeakmanCIBC Builder Business Development Manager, Ontario

Involved in lending industry for 25 years, specializing in the new housing market for 20 years. Responsible for mortgage development/marketing, partnering with builders across Ontario. Previous volunteer positions on the GTHBA Board of Directors and other committees. Recipient of the GTHBA member of the year award 2002, and the prestigious Riley Brethour award 2010. Past Treasurer for OHBA (2003).

Company: CIBC

Dinah SteeleManaging Director Highrise and Resale Devision

32 years experience in sales and marketing of new homes and condominiums throughout Southern Ontario for several well-known builders. Past recipient of the SAM award for Highrise Condominium Sales Person of the Year and Sales and Marketing Person of the Year, Highrise (2006) at the 26th Annual BILD Awards. Active member of TREB.

Company: PMA Brethour REAL Estate Corporation Inc.

Ron SteinManager of Land Development

Over 32 years in the development industry, including land-use planning, project management, acquisitions and contracts. Past Vice President and Partner in Pound Stewart and Stein Associates Ltd. Company focused on residential, industrial and commercial construction and land development in the GTA with past and current projects in Toronto, Richmond Hill, Stouffville and Halton Hills.

Company: Great Lands Corporation

Martin SteinPresident

A respected, experienced and Excellent-rated builder of single-family homes in numerous Southern Ontario communities. Has been actively involved in the real estate and homebuilding industries since 1980. Picture Homes' current projects is in Peterborough.

Company: Picture Homes

Lorne SteinVice President of Sales and Marketing

A respected, experienced and excellent rated builder of single family homes in numerous Southern Ontario communities. Has been actively involved in the real estate and homebuilding industries since 1980. Picture Homes' current projects are in Bowmanville, Port Perry and Peterborough.

Company: Picture Homes

Paulo StellatoPrincipal

Principal, Cityzen Development Group of Companies, and Dominus Construction Group. For over 26 years, Stellato has been actively involved in Toronto real estate with a focus on the correlation of architecture, planning and the urban design of Master Planned Communities, Highrise, Mixed use, Midrise Residential, and ICI in both the public and private sectors. Cityzen has been involved in numerous successful projects across the GTA including the iconic Absolute World, L Tower, Garrison Point, 158 Front Street, and Pier 27.

Company: Cityzen Development Group

Steven StipsitsOwner and President

A second generation family business, currently building master-planned communities throughout Southern Ontario. Past President of the HHHBA. Recipient of the Tarion Ernest Asslay Award for Builder of the Year and the Stephen Dupuis Humanitarian of the Year Award. Numerous local, provincial and national awards for product design and marketing excellence.

Company: Branthaven Homes


Ariana StultzVice President

This boutique full service advertising and communications firm has served clients for over 41 years in the promotion of residential, commercial and corporate real estate. The firm has garnered client loyalty and awards by embracing emerging technologies in the ever-changing digital world. The level of service and attention to detail is paramount in setting this company apart. Stultz has a digital background and is a programmer by trade. She is all about marketing online and offline.

Company: Terra Media Design Ltd.

Naheel SulemanPresident

Suleman provides best-in-class experiences, supported by unsurpassed standards through two divisions. HUSH Communities builds elite homes in highly sought-after urban infill locations that form small urban communities in Mississauga, Oakville and the GTA. HUSH Custom Homes builds stately custom and spec homes in infill locations throughout the GTA. Current member of BILD.

Company: Hush Inc.

Company: The Brand Factory Group

Gary SwitzerCEO

Switzer is one of the city's most awarded developers. A graduate of the University of Toronto School of Architecture, he began his career at WZMH Architects before working in the planning department for the City of Toronto. Later, he went on to help establish the highrise division of Great Gulf Homes, and in 2009, he co-founded MOD Developments with Noorez Lalani. Switzer is the chair of the Toronto Chapter of BILD, a frequent lecturer at UOT, York University and Ryerson University.

Company: MOD Developments Inc


Mary SyeEnergy Advisor for Municipalities and Commercial New Constru

Over 30 years of experience in the new construction industry, Sye promotes and encourages builders/developers to build energy efficient buildings. On the board of directors for OSEA and served as a board of director for Sustainable Buildings Canada, Niagara Home Builders Association and BILD. Sye is involved in municipal energy plans and with other associations. She has also been involved with Niagara Women Build for Habitat for Humanity, Toronto Habitat for Humanity, Toronto Big Sisters and Shelter Movers.

Company: Enbridge Gas Dist.


Wendy TamMarketing Manager

Over a decade of career experience in the homebuilding industry. Responsible for developing and designing branding and campaigns for new communities across the GTA.

Company: Acorn Dev. Corp. (The)

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

Greg Tanzola

Greg TanzolaExecutive Vice President

An integrated real estate, planning, development, construction, investment and management firm with a history of over 75 years of growth in Ontario. Tanzola is responsible for the leadership and management of the land, housing and highrise operations. He currently serves on the Board of RESCON and the MTABA.

Company: Sorbara Group of Companies

Doug Tarry Jr.President

Builder and developer in the St. Thomas area for 60 years, winning numerous home design and environmental awards. Currently building in St. Thomas. CHBA National Grand SAM Winner (2013) and 15-time National SAM Winner. Past President of OHBA.

Company: Doug Tarry Limited


Ezio TartaroPresident

A multifaceted team with extensive experience of adult-lifestyle communities, commercial developments, barrier-free design and custom homebuilding. Member of OHBA, CHBA, Tarion and current President of the GWHBA. Gintar has been recognized; its vision, integration and skill in all facets of the construction industry are the means of success and a way of life for more than 35 years.

Company: Gintar Group of Companies

Sam TassonePartner, Construction

One of Canada’s preeminent builders and developers, creating new home communities throughout the GTA. Tassone plays an integral role in the Construction of all Daniels' highrise condominium communities from design and contracting to construction and after-sales service.

Company: The Daniels Corporation


Elliott TaubePresident and General Manager and Broker of Record

With over 25 years of real estate experience, he leads the company’s overall finance, legal, investment strategy, land development and public relations initiatives. He has overseen sales in excess of 30,000 residential homes, while maintaining strong relationships with over 50 Developers and Builders in and around the GTA and North America.

Company: International Home Marketing Group

Craig TaylorDirector of Design and Marketing

Over 20 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. Taylor has been responsible for managing the design and marketing of such Context projects as The Yorkdale Condominiums, The New Lawrence Heights, Tip Top Lofts, Market Wharf, Library District Condominiums and most recently, Queen & Ashbridge.

Company: CONTEXT

Michael TersigniDirector of Sales and Marketing

Responsible for development and administration of all marketing campaigns, website production and management of Townwood's in-house sales team. Townwood is celebrating 47 years on the leading edge of this industry, providing customers with a diverse product line of townhomes and detached homes.

Company: Townwood Homes

Anastasia TestaniMarketing & Communications

Marketing & Communications at Lifetime Developments, Charity Coordinator for Lifeline Foundation, and See You Soon Toronto. Testani holds a Bachelor of Arts, Honours from the University of Guelph. With a lifelong passion and interest in real estate, She has overseen the sale of more than 1,300 condominium units across five projects in her role with Lifetime Developments. As Charity Coordinator, Testani has managed fundraising initiatives that have raised over $800,000 for Lifeline Foundation and over $350,000 for COVID relief with See You Soon Toronto. 

Company: Lifetime Developments


Marc ThibaultVP, Sales and Marketing

Brookfield Residential is a leading North American new home builder with one goal in mind - to create the best places to call home. In the GTA alone, they have built well over 30,000 homes over the past 65 years. Thibault currently oversees the design, marketing and sales of all of their master planned communities across the Greater Toronto Area.

Company: Brookfield Residential


Bill ThompsonSales Manager, Masonry Products

As a single source for quality, durability, and long-lasting style, we develop and manufacture brick and stone products that work together. The trust of our customers keeps us focused on our goal; to lead the way in innovation, affordability, and lifetime satisfaction. When you purchase Brampton Brick masonry and Oaks Landscape Products, you make an investment in longevity, in stunning aesthetics and in us. That’s an investment that we take seriously.

Company: Brampton Brick Ltd

Gary TizPrincipal and President

Since 1986 Summit View Homes has built thousands of homes throughout the GTA.

Company: Summit View Homes


Stephen TobeyBuilder/Owner

An industry leader in the design and construction of R2000/Energy Star® homes. He determines the Company’s direction to achieve their objective of building custom homes of exceptional quality that meet the best that modern building science allows while developing housing designs, construction and living that minimizes impacts to the environment. Currently working in the Brighton East of the GTA and creating homes tailored to the retirement market. Recipient of numerous awards for housing quality and design.

Company: Gordon Tobey Developments Ltd.


Mira TomljenovicPartner

Industry leader and game changer who’s strategic contribution in today’s real estate market has been recognized on multiple levels both nationally and internationally, including the coveted Riley Brethour Award in 2012 for her achievement in residential sales and marketing, along with her involvement in the industry.

Company: Spectrum Realty Services Inc.

Dominic TompaVice President of Sales

One of Canada's preeminent builders and developers, creating new home communities throughout the GTA. Dominic has over 37 years of experience and oversees all Daniels sales initiatives and launches.  He has led the sales for Daniels highly sought-after, master-planned communities like Toronto’s Regent Park, Mississauga’s City Centre, Daniels Waterfront – City of the Arts, and more.

Company: The Daniels Corporation

Heather Tremain

Heather TremainC.E.O.

An organization that uses an innovative financial model to help families with incomes starting at $45K HHI become home owners. Under Tremain's leadership, Options, Canada's largest developer of affordable ownership housing, has grown to have over $650 million in its development pipeline.

Company: Options for Homes

Richard M. TripodiPresident

A Professional Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the construction and development industry. Winner of several THBA SAM Awards and one National SAM Award. Projects included The Queensway Condominium in Toronto, Casa Del Sol Condominiums in Markham, the mixed-urban Downtown Markham project and The Remington Centre, combined retail mall, and residential condominium project in Markham.

Company: Tripodi Development Consulting Inc.

Alex W. TroopPresident

Currently developing and building, Hedge Road Landing in Sutton, Lakepoint Village by Orillia, Hometown Creemore and Waterways of Muskoka in Bracebridge


Michael Upshall

Michael UpshallFounder

Over 30 years in the building industry & a master carpenter by trade. Currently BILD Board of Director member. Member of BILD Renovators Executive Council, BILD Marketing & Communications committee. Two time Renovator of the Year (2002 & 2006). Member of Advisory Committee of Canadian Contractor Magazine, & George Brown College Advisory Committee. Seven time design/builder of National Home Show Dream Home. Currently building and renovating in Toronto & throughout the GTA.

Company: Probuilt by Michael Upshall

Joe VaccaroChief Executive Officer

OHBA serves as the provincial voice of the residential construction & professional renovation industry. Past service includes BILD Acting President & VP of Policy & Government Relations. Prior to association career served as Policy Advisor to Minister of Economic Development & Trade, & Minister of Government Services. Graduate of York University with Honors BA, major in political science, minor in philosophy. Between 1990-1999 spent summers working as residential framer on GTA housing sites.

Company: Ontario Home Builders' Association


Joe ValelaPresident

A multi-disciplined real estate development company active in the GTA residential, commercial and industrial markets. BILD Executive Board 1998-2007; President BILD 2003; CHBA Executive Board 2003-2011; Founding Chair of the Urban Council CHBA 2003-2005; First Vice President CHBA 2009 and 2010; Tarion Board Director 2004 and 2005.

Company: Tercot Communities Limited

Fred Vallozzi

Fred VallozziPresident

Impact North is celebrating over 25 years in business. Vallozzi leads a team of professionals that are talented and passionate about what they do. The Impact team is equipped to provide every facet of the marketing experience from brand creation, to strategy, to digital, renderings, animation, and architectural expertise. This wholistic approach is the core of what allows Impact to remain a home building marketing expert year after year.

Company: Impact North Inc

David Van ElslanderPresident

His reputation and completed projects have stood him in good stead since 1988 when his construction company commenced. Van Elslander's sense of purpose in taking his company into the specialized niche of lowrise condominium construction is a measure of his vision. The company has a reputation for its quality, attention to detail, solid workmanship, and its on-time completion schedules.

Company: Van El Condominiums


Julie Vander HerbergFounder and Creative Director

Vander Herberg has made her mark with a signature design sensibility and innovative, results-driven strategies that go beyond the expected. Her knack for gaining insight into the client’s mindset while providing creative solutions that reflect each unique development, have given her an edge in this competitive field. Vander Brand has been recognized internationally for their designs and won multiple awards for real estate marketing in Canada.

Company: Vander Brand

John VandykPresident and CEO

Vandyk has been a leading developer for over 33 years with residential, commercial and retail projects throughout the GTA. Vandyk's most recent projects include The Craftsman Condominium Residences; a boutique midrise condominium in Mississauga, as well as Backyard Neighbourhood Condos; a master-planned condominium community in Etobicoke. Vandyk is also continuing to break ground on dynamic projects in the USA in Sarasota, Florida.

Company: Vandyk group of companies

Ron Vankleef

Ron VankleefPrincipal and CEO

An active member in the Hamilton business community, Vankleef is a successful entrepreneur who’s holdings include Hamilton Cab, VBL Luxury Coach and Limousine, and a large fleet of accessible transit vehicles. Now expanding into the property development industry, the Vista Condos on Charlton are a new three-tower condominium project by the Vankleef group in downtown Hamilton.

Company: Vankleef Development Group

Frank VecchioPresident

Winner of BILD's 1997 Home Builders' award, Best Renovation, $50,000 to $150,000. Accredited Architectural Technologist of Ontario M.A.A.T.O. Works throughout Metro and surrounding area, small and large renovations and custom homes.

Company: Narvec Construction Ltd

Alan VihantExecutive Vice President

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.



Shamez ViraniPresident

Responsible for the oversight and management of all business areas and personnel. He was instrumental in the completion of four residential towers and oversees current developments valued at $2 billion. Previously in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, he holds an MBA concentrated in real estate from Columbia Business School and an Honours Business Administration degree from Ivey Business School. He is a board member for Hold’em for Life Charity Challenge.

Company: CentreCourt Developments


Jai WadhwaniSales Representative

Founder of Findmeacondo.ca, specializing in the GTA real estate market for over 12 years; a pioneer in the condo revolution. Winner of numerous top seller awards in the industry, highly recognized for his expert knowledge on condos and real estate investments. Consultant to various industry leaders, and high profile clients from launching a site to marketing the homes of celebrities.


Hugh WahabVP Sales

An industry leader in mass-customized cabinetry solutions, AyA combines the competitiveness and scalability of mass production with the quality, design and selection of custom cabinetry. AyA currently supplies cabinetry to many of the GTA's most prestigious builders from its state-of-the-art, 180,000 sq. ft. facility located in Mississauga.

Company: AyA Kitchens & Baths

Shakeel WaljiCreative Director & Partner

Over 25 years experience in the real estate field, Walji provides his clients with expertise ranging from conceptual building massing, building design, suite layout and guiding unit mix for the targeted audience. Strengths in branding/identity development, print and web advertising, targeted marketing, strategic planning and project management. Specializing in loft conversions, new built lofts and condominiums, towns, semi and single detached.

Company: Sher Corporation, The


Zena WalshFounder & President

A seasoned, results-driven marketing professional with two decades of industry experience providing strategic marketing, project management, budget control and collaboration with a full range of project consultants. A key player in the success of numerous residential highrise and lowrise projects across the GTA. Walsh has worked with such notable companies as Tridel, Monarch Developments, The Rockport Group and Empire Communities.

Company: Zinc Creative Consulting


Ted WalshPartner and Director

Over 25 years experience in the marketing and advertising field. A solution-based, results-driven provider of targeted programs using traditional and new digital media to support sales. Serving BILD members and custom home builders with low and highrise developments throughout Southern Ontario. Known for unique insights within competitive markets.

Company: Foxx Advertising & Design Inc.


Yan WangPresident

Gemterra Developments ventures include luxury home design build, land acquisition and condominium development. Gemterra sold out its first two Toronto developments, Love Condos and Joy Condos. Wang is leading a team working on a new signature community of more than 2,000 residential condominium units in the GTA.

Company: Gemterra Developments Corp.

Sue Webb SmithOwner

Actively involved in the new home industry in Ontario since 1982. Her experience includes that of in-house Marketing Director for builder/developers in the GTA including Geranium Homes, Rose Corporation and Runnymede Dev. Corp., and owner of Webb Smith Marketing Group Inc., a full-service marketing agency responsible for the development and implementation of marketing strategies for many landmark developments across the GTA. currently engaged as an independent marketing consultant with Partnership Marketing.

Company: Webb Smith Marketing Group

Matt Webb SmithGraduate of Philosophy

He began his career in real estate, developing online marketing materials. He formed SPUN Communications, and spent 10 years as account executive for Builder Insight Group, specializing in traditional advertising, strategic web marketing and e-solutions. Currently Sales and Marketing Director for FLOSS Films, SEO & SEM and a member of the team that won the BILD 2016 Best Corporate Video for his client Geranium Homes.

Company: Builders Insight Group


Heather WeeksMarketing Manager

Rosehaven Homes has been building homes for over 25 years within the GTA and southern Ontario, creating architecturally inspiring neighbourhoods and homes and has established the Rosehaven Brand as a sought after name within the housing industry. Rosehaven Homes has expanded to midrise, and high-rise condos. Currently active or coming soon to Grimsby, Stoney Creek, Ancaster, Burlington, Oakville, Brampton, Bradford, and Holland Landing.

Company: Rosehaven Homes

Jerry WeinerBroker/Executive Vice President/Land Sales

Offers strategic buy/sell solutions and consulting services to a variety of clients and has been doing so for over 30 years in the GTA and beyond.

Company: Norman Hill Realty Inc Brokerage

Eddie WeiszPrincipal President

40 years in the industry. Former member Consumer Advisory Committee of Tarion, Former Director of BILD. Member of B.I.L.T. committee, City of Mississauga. Primarily a developer and builder of single-family residential homes. Paradise Developments was established in 1972 and has built over 10,000 homes. Tarion member for over 40 years with an Excellent Service Rating. Central Ontario Builder of the Year (2001). Member of BILD and RESCON.

Company: Paradise Developments

Jim WelterDirector - Piano, Band & Orchestra Dept.

Yamaha’s Piano, Band and Orchestra Division including the ultra-exclusive Bösendorfer line of pianos. Welter over sees all sales and marketing activities in Canada, manages Yamaha’s key relationships with arts organizations such as the Royal Conservatory of Music and Roy Thompson Hall/ Massey Hall as well as overseeing retailers from coast to coast.

Company: Yamaha Canada Music

John Welton Jr.Founder

A second generation homebuilder now joined by his son Michael, has surpassed 2,000 detached homes since 1996. From his luxury custom home background Sunvale Homes built leading new home communities in Orangeville, Shelburne, Georgetown, Waterloo and Collingwood. A multiple time Greater Dufferin Homebuilder of the year and a Waterloo Region builder of the year winner. Focused on new communities in Collingwood, West Grey and Mount Forest. Our customers deserve Sunvale’s spectacular TARION track record.

Company: Sunvale Homes

David WexPartner

Urban Capital develops condominiums with a project portfolio of more than 5,000 units completed and under development across Canada including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg and Halifax. Toronto based, Urban Capital is forward looking, leading the modern design trend in condominium development, working in collaboration with award winning architects and interior designers.

Company: Urban Capital Property Group


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

Dave WilkesPresident and CEO

President and CEO, BILD. A position he assumed in 2018. Wilkes has over 25 years of experience. He began his career with the Government of Ontario. He is a graduate of Ryerson University, and an active volunteer serving on the Housing Committee of the Black North Initiative and previously on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Curling Association at George Brown College. Most recently he served as the Senior VP, Government Relations & Grocery Division at the Retail Council of Canada.

Company: BILD

Kristen WilkinsonVice President, Marketing & Sales

Wilkinson joined Parkbridge in 2018 as the Director, Customer Experience, bringing twenty years of industry expertise in strategy, marketing and sales of world-class real estate projects. Wilkinson sits on the Board of The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation. She has a Bachelors degree in International Development, an Interactive Leadership Designation, Professional Selling & Sales Management Certificates and a Performance Management Certification from Mount Royal University.

Company: Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities

Doug WilliamsPresident

46 years of service to BILD covering all committee levels, four separate terms on BILD Board of Directors. Award of Honour CHBA, "Chairman" of Group 905. Member BILD Hall of Fame.

Company: Douglas R. Williams Consulting


Fraser WilsonSenior Vice President

Born into the pre-construction real estate market and proud to be leading a second generation of successful projects for IHMG. He provides expert sales and marketing services to Canada's leading developers. Wilson is passionate about the modernization of the sales and marketing process, with a strong focus on the use of technology to optimize sales systems.

Company: International Home Marketing Group

Jack WinbergCEO

Rockport is a fully integrated real estate services concern. Develops and builds an array of residential and commercial products including a specialty in infill midrise and highrise condos, purpose built rental and retirement homes. Rockport also owns rental residential, commercial and industrial properties. Currently a Director of TWC Enterprises and other private concerns. Past President of UDI Canada and Past Chair of Build Ontario.

Company: Rockport Group of Companies

Ted WineExecutive Vice President

Over 40 years in the industry with a focus on planning and delivering Highrise communities across the GTA. Winner of the Riley Brethour Professional Achievement Award. Recipient of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Greenpark has built over 80,000 homes and condominiums since 1967.

Company: Greenpark Group


Alex WongSenior Digital Marketing Manager

Over 15 years of experience in online advertising, email marketing and digital campaign development. Creates digital strategies and provides web metrics and analysis for Tridel’s marketing team. Tridel is Canada’s leading developer and builder of condominium residences with more than 85 years of homebuilding experience. Tridel currently has 20 condominium communities in the GTA marketplace and is committed to developing condominium communities that meet the needs of today’s homeowners, while safeguarding the well-being of future generations.

Company: Tridel


Leanne WoodOwner

Flying Camel is a full service firm offering PR and marketing services such as media relations, social media management, event management, branding and more. Specializing in the home interiors industry, Flying Camel is part of the marketing/PR collaborative that manages the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. Other clients include LIXIL Canada, (American Standard, DXV & GROHE), Cosentino Canada, Cabico and Elmwood Cabinetry, Häfele Canada, Hamilton Beach Canada, and Fulgor Milano appliances.

Company: Flying Camel Advertising

Ruo WuManager, Sales Operation

Wu brings over 10 years of experience in pre-construction real estate. He has worked within sales and marketing for over 25 highrise and lowrise projects in the GTA. Prior to joining Aoyuan International, he worked for various developers, including Empire Communities and Pace Development. For the last two years, Wu has led the sales for M2M’s Phase I which is now under construction in North York, gearing up to launch Phase II.

Company: Aoyuan International (Eastern Canada)

Roberto YangosianGroup Account Director

Group Account Director, The Brand Factory, a brand consulting and development company with a specialty in the AEC (Architectural Engineering and Construction) segment. Over 20 years in the real estate industry launching some of the most high profile real estate brands in the GTA and building their brands. Specialist in integrating branding, advertising and marketing and translating them into highly effective execution.

Company: The Brand Factory


Raymond YuePresident & Creative Director

Over 26 years experience in real estate marketing with creative concepts and designs, towards mainstream, Chinese and other ethnic markets.

Company: ADX Advertising Exchange

Nelly ZagdanskiPrincipal

Madison Group has evolved from a successful family business into a multi-faceted company that owns, develops, and manages landmark residential and commercial properties. Madison’s extensive portfolio includes low-rise master planned communities, mixed-use high-rise projects, office, retail, prestige industrial, rental, and retirement properties throughout the GTA and New York. Currently building Greensborough and Cornell Rouge in Markham; Real Towns, Legacy and Thornhill Ravines in Vaughan; Jefferson Forest in Richmond Hill; Frenchman’s Bay in Pickering; and The Madison at Yonge & Eglinton, ZIGG St. Clair West, Briar Hill City Towns and Nobu Residences in Toronto.

Company: Madison Group

John ZaniniPresident

Over 40 years construction experience in both commercial and residential properties. Dunpar Developments Inc. has been building townhomes in Toronto for over 20 years and is currently building luxury townhomes in Etobicoke, Mississauga and Oakville.

Company: Dunpar Developments Inc.

Adam ZaretskyAssistant General Manager

Appliance Canada was founded in 1983 by the Zaretsky Family and quickly became a trusted wholesale supplier to Ontario's construction industry. Celebrating 35 years of service with showrooms located in Mississauga, Toronto, London, Ottawa and Vaughan. Appliance Canada is a significant Canadian supplier intent on providing unsurpassed service along with a top rated appliance purchase experience.

Company: Appliance Canada

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