What is your first and last name?
Tell us about your past experience (where did you go to school, previous jobs, volunteer work, etc.)
I am currently enrolled in a business degree program with a specialty in Finance at York University. Soon after graduating from high school, my passion for real estate propelled me to simultaneously pursue a career in this field. I thoroughly enjoy exploring different types of properties and architecture. During my leisure time, I enjoy playing a variety of instruments, namely, the piano, guitar and saxophone.I have been blessed with the awesome opportunity to volunteer for various not-for-profit organizations, serving others and positively contributing to society. As a result, I have gained an appreciation of the fragility of life and to make the best of “today”.
What is your favourite thing about your industry/job?
I thoroughly appreciate that the real estate profession is dynamic and constantly provides unique opportunities to serve and connect. No transaction or customer interaction is ever the same. It gives me great satisfaction to assist others in expanding their portfolios and ultimately their financial wealth.
Who stands out to you / do you most admire?
I admire my parents as they made the best of their circumstances and modelled the importance of balance and exemplary work ethics. The phenomenal example that they have set has become the bedrock of both my achievements and aspirations. Their steadfast example is an encouragement for me to use my knowledge and resources to improve the welfare of others on my journey of continued success.
What is the career philosophy / mantra / inspirational quote that gets you through tougher days?
“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”- Martin Luther King Jr.
Describe your dream home in three words.
My dream home is simple, elegant and traditional.
Where do you see yourself in five years?
In the next five years, I envision my excellent reputation preceding me. I look forward to being known for my unparalleled customer service and being an invaluable asset to my clients and brokerage.
Where would we find you on a Friday night in Toronto?
On a Friday night, you could find me either: spending quality time with friends and family, relaxing and reading a book or playing an instrument.
When you’re not working, what can we find you doing?
When I am not working you can find me hiking, cycling or roller-blading.
Highlight so far this year and what you’re looking forward to this next year
The highlight of this year so far has been obtaining my real estate license and embarking on my career. Next year I am looking forward to continuing to strengthen my knowledge by coupling my university education in finance with my hands-on experience in the real estate industry.