Meet Woolcott Real Estate
We know what it takes to build a successful real estate business: a professional team committed to client success and skilled in multiple areas. Drew and Jayne Woolcott came into the business with this belief and pioneered it from day one.
Since then, we have assembled a team of experts capable of handling both your buying and selling needs – salespeople to get more for your home, and dedicated buyer agents to find precisely what you need.
Our Team of Experts
Come and meet some of the faces who contribute to our past, present and future success - learn a bit more about Woolcott Real Estate Today:
BrokerContact Drew Read Testimonials
Drew Woolcott is the broker of record and driving force behind Woolcott Real Estate, one of the most successful real estate teams to service the Waterdown/Burlington/Flamborough/Hamilton area.
Drew has led Woolcott Real Estate since the early 1990s when he started out as a solo agent, and has since grown it into the business it is today – conducting over 500 transactions and 300 million dollars in total sales volume annually, and over $3,100,000,000 in aggregated sales volume.
Drew’s success can be attributed to his early career days studying the real estate business. Drew recognized that in order to be successful, he couldn’t do it all without the proper systems and support. Drew developed an innovative team system, which is still the foundation for the company’s success today. Sales agents are distinguished between listing and buying agents and work to their strengths, and are supported by a full roster of administrators, marketing and management all with specialized roles and talents to ensure mastery. These factions work smoothly together to deliver the best possible consumer experience.
Drew is consistently recognized by his peers for his unparalleled results. During his 28-year tenure with RE/MAX, he has routinely ranked first in Ontario for residential real estate transactions. He received RE/MAX’s distinguished Circle of Legends Award in 2010, which is reserved for those who have reached the highest level of achievement throughout one’s real estate career. Drew is also a consistent winner of RE/MAX’s Diamond Club Award.
In 2019, Drew and his team placed 1st for number of transactions in RE/MAX Atlantic Ontario (populations under 50,000) and 9th in the Top 100 Teams for RE/MAX Worldwide. This is an outstanding accomplishment, considering RE/MAX at the time had over 90,000 Sales Associates,.
Outside of Woolcott Real Estate, Drew is prominent investor, both locally and abroad. He has investments in residential real estate throughout the Greater Toronto-Hamilton area. He is also involved in a number of solar energy projects, having recognized the potential in this category early on. Drew has brought his investment savviness to residential developments and investment properties in Savannah, Georgia.
Born and raised in the Hamilton area, Drew is proud of his hometown roots. He currently lives in East Flamborough on a hobby farm. Drew spends as much time as he can enjoying the culture of the downtown core, ideally with his wife and business partner Jayne and their four children.
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- RE/MAX Hall of Fame
- RE/MAX Circle of Legends
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Sales RepresentativeContact Jayne Read Testimonials
Jayne is a co-founder of the multi-award winning Woolcott Real Estate Team. She is an integral part of the team, the glue holding it together, and has an uncanny knack for pricing homes. Jayne will share with you quality service, boundless energy, professionalism and, most importantly, all the information you require to arrive at the proper real estate decision.
- RE/MAX Hall of Fame
BrokerContact Sheryl Read Testimonials
Sheryl is passionate about real estate. She started her real estate career in 1986 as a sales and marketing coordinator for a new home builder, ventured into commercial real estate in 1989 where she managed a portfolio of over 2 million square feet of retail space and then began her real estate career with RE/MAX in 2010. Sheryl’s primary focus is to provide quality customer care with a high level of professionalism, enthusiasm, knowledge and dedication. Her lasting relationships with her clients have been built on understanding, trust and integrity.
Sheryl appreciates what it takes to be a successful, well-respected realtor as she is focused and energetic giving 100% to each and every client. Since 2011, Sheryl has consistently been recognized for her high achievements. During her time with RE/MAX, she was the proud recipient of RE/MAX Hall of Fame award (2017), RE/MAX Platinum Club award (2017, 2019, 2020), RE/MAX 100% Club award (2012 to 2016, 2018) and RE/MAX Executive award (2011). Sheryl is an Accredited Senior Agent (A.S.A.), making her a phenomenal resource and consultant to seniors navigating through real estate transitions.
Languages: Sheryl has a full understanding of French, and limited conversational in French.
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- RE/MAX Hall of Fame
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BrokerContact Paul Read Testimonials
Paul has enjoyed many years of sales success in different careers throughout his life. In 2011 he discovered his passion for real estate and quickly excelled at building a business and a name for himself. After meeting with Drew Woolcott, Paul knew Woolcott Real Estate was a perfect fit for his vision and real estate passion. By combining an organization with superior marketing and team support, Paul was able to improve the level of service his clients receive to a new standard.
Paul is known for his easy going, friendly and knowledgeable approach when working with sellers and buyers. By leveraging his years of real estate experience, Paul will ensure you are guided through your transaction with ease and confidence. Having trust in your Realtor is extremely important, especially when it comes time to negotiate your purchase or sale. Paul has the experience and track record to get the deal done for you.
Paul will go to bat for you when it matters most!
- RE/MAX Hall of Fame
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Todd was born and raised in Burlington. After graduating from Brock University with a B.B.A. in Marketing, he moved to Waterdown years ago to raise his family. Todd knows the Burlington and Waterdown area very well. He enjoys being actively involved in the community as a volunteer coach and trainer at the local Hockey Association.
In his professional life, Todd brings over 20 years experience as a local entrepreneur specializing in residential real estate, renovating and staging investment properties. His years as a local contractor gives Todd a unique understanding of home construction and home valuations.
Todd’s experience is outmatched only by his drive and work ethic. He works hard to help his clients find the home they want with honesty and a smile.
- RE/MAX Hall of Fame
- RE/MAX 100%
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Marty is a successful entrepreneur and business person and has spent many years working in the Burlington and Hamilton areas. After selling his Hamilton printing business, which he owned for more than 20 years, Marty set his sights on real estate. He was drawn to the industry as it gave him an opportunity to connect with clients and help them through the home-selling process.
Always one to put the needs of his clients first, Marty joined Woolcott Real Estate as he found a kindred spirit in providing customers true value. In joining the team, he is able to provide the best possible service to his clients by ensuring they have the top marketing and processes in place to sell their homes faster and for more money.
Outside of real estate, Marty is a big believer in fostering community spirit and spends much of time and resources to community groups. He coached hockey in Burlington for many years, and is the past Chair of the Board of Directors for the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, helping businesses find life in our area.
- RE/MAX 100%/Executive Sales Levels
Melissa has more than 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, communications specialist and real estate professional. This combined experience has armed Melissa with great attention to detail, a high level of professionalism and superior customer service to best support her clients every step of the way through their home buying journey. She has been recognized by her peers as a top performer and, in 2016, became a part of RE/MAX’s 100% club – a testament to her expertise in sales. Melissa credits much of her success to consistently putting the needs of her clients first.
Melissa lives in Burlington with her husband and three children and has strong family ties to Grimsby. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honours degree in Psychology. Melissa is also active in her community and supports Community Living and The Good Shepherd.
- RE/MAX 100%
After spending 13 years in the sales and marketing departments of one of Canada’s most respected corporations, Don made the transition into real estate in 2004 and has never looked back. A multiple award winning Sales Representative, he brings exceptional market knowledge, a strong marketing background and solid selling skills to the table.
Don’s dedication to his clients transcends much further than just a transaction. A tireless worker, Don’s exceptional relationship building skills, his attention to detail and excellent negotiating skills assist in making him an outstanding, well rounded and seasoned sales professional. A straight shooter, Don will tell it like it is.
Don grew up in the east end of Toronto, moved to the west end in the early 90’s and in 1999 moved to Burlington with his wife and two children. They love the area and all that it has to offer.
In his spare time, Don enjoys spending time with his family, low and slow barbecuing on his smokers and a game of golf.
Born and raised in Burlington, John Summach is a third-generation realtor who is an avid promoter of the Golden Horseshoe, and strives to share with his clients the best the area has to offer. John’s lifelong sales career started at the young age of 12 selling RC car parts, and naturally led him into following his family’s path into real estate.
John places a lot of value on earning his clients’ trust by sharing with them his specialized knowledge, and always servicing them with competence and integrity. Buying and selling a home entails making huge decisions, and with that can come a significant amount of emotions and stress. John spends the time to listen, ask questions and inform his clients. He believes that real estate can actually be a fun process, and personally enjoy the “art of the deal”. John keeps himself well informed of the current conditions and is able to adapt to a fast-paced and changing real estate market.
One of his favourite aspects of my job is helping clients build wealth through real estate. He enjoys helping clients find unique opportunities and helping them to manage and grow their investments.
When not immersed in real estate, John can be found being active outdoors or at a cafe. He is a former professional cyclist, an avid runner, skier, rock climber, coffee aficionado and father of two amazing kids. He is actively involved in raising awareness for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, a cause that is especially close to his heart as his daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 16 months old. He also sponsors a junior development mountain bike program that helps up and coming young racers with coaching and guidance to realize their sporting dreams.
Being successful in real estate entails a lot of organization, responsiveness, patience, and interacting with people; all of which John thrive on. He provides his clients with the right balance of hustle, expertise and honesty to help make one of life’s largest investment decisions!
Click here to watch 16 Q’s With John Summach and Woolcott Real Estate!
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Keri Taylor, a listing agent with Woolcott Real Estate, knew real estate was for her when she purchased her first investment property at just 24! Since then, Keri has expanded her investment and property management portfolio, owning and managing condos, single family residences and, more recently, a commercial multi-family residential building. As Keri built up her investments, she found that what she enjoyed above all was developing strong relationships with her tenants. Her focus on being approachable and trustworthy are traits she brings to her career in residential real estate.
Keri has a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Toronto and worked for many years as a scientific associate in downtown Toronto. Her strong science background facilitated the development of the rigorous methodical, analytic and data-driven approach Keri applies to all she takes on. She loves statistics and can easily convey market analyses to her clients! Above all, Keri believes in serving others with integrity, accountability and honesty.
Keri lives in Burlington with her husband Shawn, and their three children: Ethan, Abigale and Emily. When not working or at the gym, Keri spends time with her family hiking, swimming, biking around Burlington or taking care of her garden!
Click here to watch 16 Q’s With Keri Taylor and Woolcott Real Estate!
Anita McGowan joined Woolcott Real Estate as a sales representative after a successful career in healthcare, where she was a force to be reckoned with – from overseeing the professional development of her team and new graduates as the director of clinical nutrition and internship at the Grand River Hospital to finance Director at the Hospital for Sick Children. Her can-do attitude and her ability to leverage her team-building skills along with her attention to detail allowed her to move seamlessly within the healthcare system.
After the birth of her youngest daughter, Anita decided to shift gears to stay at home and raise her children. It was during these years that she tapped into her creative side as she renovated her home. She purchased a few gems that needed updating and moved up the property market ladder by renovating and selling houses. The thrill of owning a house and turning it into a home became very gratifying, which led her to complete a certification in project management.
Anita loves every aspect of a building: architecture, design, construction to finished product. Her design and renovation projects have been featured in many well-read publications, including The Globe and Mail, Hamilton Homes magazine and Fresh Bricks. Her project management business has helped families transform their homes to reflect their personality and lifestyle. As a real estate agent, her past experience will aid her clients in finding the potential in a house to maximize their investment and ultimately, create a home.
Anita has lived in Toronto, Guelph, Kitchener, Burlington, and has resided in Hamilton for the last 18 years. She loves to explore new neighbourhoods in search of great food, and he is currently on the hunt for the best sandwich in Hamilton.
Want to get to know Anita more? She joined our video series, Real Talk About Real Estate. Click here to watch!
Ashley Mccaskie, a listing agent with Woolcott Real Estate, has had a love for real estate that developed at a young age, spending countless Sunday afternoons attending Open Houses with her mother. Through these visits, Ashley acquired a fondness for different home styles and an appreciation for décor that has followed her into adulthood.
At the age of 30, Ashley decided to turn her love for real estate into a career. She is hardworking, patient & dedicated to her clients in helping them find their perfect home. She believes the relationship between herself and her clients not only lasts the duration of their home buying process but for a lifetime.
In her spare time Ashley enjoys horseback riding (which she began at the age of six!) and incorporates yoga into her daily routine, helping her find clarity and relaxation.
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After a successful career as a senior leader in the sales and marketing industry, David made the switch to real estate and has never looked back. His easy going and personable nature allow him to establish credibility and rapport with his clients right away. Holding a certificate from the Shapiro Negotiations Institute of Baltimore, MD, David ensures his clients always get the best deal possible.
David’s entire career has been built on integrity and long-term relationships. You will find that he takes the time to understand your needs and wants, and works hard to fit these into your real estate transaction.
As a long-time resident of Waterdown, David knows the local Waterdown, Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville markets well and would love to help you with your real estate needs.
David is an avid runner, skier, boater and hiker. He also plays the guitar and loves to cook and bake. He and his wife have two daughters and a Portuguese Water Dog named Presley (yes, he’s named after Elvis). Active in his community, David is an executive member of the BRIGHT Run which is the area’s largest fundraiser for breast cancer research.
A seasoned consultant, a realtor, an investor, a strategist, and a technologist is the perfect way to sum up Ami. His work ethic and people skills are exemplary and endorsed by his various LinkedIn stakeholders globally. Customer service is truly at heart of his business.
Reno has been an active member of the Oakville/Burlington community his entire life, and now is excited to utilize his knowledge of the area and his experience to assist his clients.
With a passion for all things real estate, Reno is ready to help you with your home buying, selling and leasing needs. As a proud member of Woolcott Real Estate, Reno carries the values of hard work, integrity and outstanding client service into everything he does.
When Reno isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children and 2 dogs. Whether just out for a stroll together on a beautiful day or indulging at a local fine restaurant, he values time spent with family.
Reno is committed to providing you with a dedicated, transparent and professional experience from start to finish and is eager to earn your business, trust and friendship.
Sharif spent the first ten years of his career working for some of Canada’s largest corporations in the areas of Process Engineering, Construction Project Management and Marketing, but always had real estate in the back of his mind. Upon realizing that customer experience and relationships were at the root of his career highlights and personal achievements, he decided to take the plunge into real estate so that he could focus on these areas of passion, while still leveraging the skills he developed through his corporate experiences.
He was born and raised in Lorne Park, went to the University of Waterloo for Mechanical Engineering and lived in Toronto for a few years before moving to Burlington in 2015. He is known to be friendly, easygoing, and approachable, and when he’s not at the office (or in a pandemic), he likes to travel solo. Sharif has been to over 30 countries and dreams of running a beach-front cafe in Spain during retirement. Locally, you can find him at the park with his dog, or at a restaurant patio with friends.
Carmen was born and raised in Uxbridge, a small town northeast of Toronto. She realized her passion for real estate at a young age and decided to pursue that passion first through her education and now as a sales representative with Woolcott Real Estate. Carmen studied commerce with a major in real estate and housing at the University of Guelph. It was during her time in Guelph that she discovered Waterdown and fell in love with the town’s convenient proximity to everything, while also keeping the small town feel she grew up with.
Carmen is well experienced with real estate investors and property management. She always strives to find the best property to suit her clients needs while also focusing on maximizing their return. She is well experienced in customer service and discovering the best solution to any road blocks that may come her or her client’s way.
In her spare time, you will find Carmen exploring the area with her dog by her side. She loves to try new restaurants in the area and check out local shops.
Languages: Carmen is fluent in French.
Click here to watch 16 Q’s With Carmen and Woolcott Real Estate!
Long-time Burlington resident, Rachelle knows all about the power of community. As a parent to three girls, she has been involved in everything from school to sports and extracurricular activities.
Rachelle’s interests have led her in many directions. She has done palliative care support for Halton, she worked as a financial advisor at one of Canada’s major banks and leveraged her community connections running a small business.
Recently, Rachelle has rediscovered one of her early passions – real estate. She originally became a realtor back in 2003 but took some time away to focus on raising her family. Now she’s back in the industry as a buyer agent with Woolcott Real Estate and eager to help nurture existing client relationships and build lasting new ones. She is also a designated Accredited Senior Agent (ASA), making her the perfect partner for downsizers.
Lauren’s love and passion for real estate started from a young age. She then followed that passion to the University of Guelph where she graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Real Estate and Housing. Lauren also has many years of customer service under her belt and strives to provide her clients with the best possible experience when buying a home.
Lauren is hardworking, ambitious, an effective problem-solver and thrives under pressure, all of which are very important traits for handling your real estate purchase from start to finish. She also understands the importance of buying a home and strives to walk each client through every step in order to make the transaction as smooth as possible. Her attention to detail and highly organized, and methodical manner is an asset for any of her clients.
As a local resident of Burlington for most of her life, Lauren loves what the city has to offer and is very proud to call it home.
Adriana, a buyer agent with Woolcott Real Estate, has lived in Hamilton for the past 15 years. She brings a wealth of knowledge of both Hamilton and the surrounding areas. Over the years, Adriana has developed key skills that are critical to her success in real estate – attention to detail, excellent customer service skills and relationship building are just a few.
Adriana has always had a passion for real estate as the complex and long term relationships with clients interested her. Her fate in real estate was sealed after she purchased and renovated her first investment property as she realized the industry was a perfect fit for her.
Adriana aims to forge positive, long-term relationships and help her clients achieve their goals when buying or selling. She is excited to be working with Woolcott Real Estate because of their extensive knowledge of the industry. Her outgoing personality combined with her strong work ethic ensures her client’s will have the best possible experience.
In her spare time, Adriana loves to travel, hike, walk her dog and is an avid foodie.
Languages: Adriana is fluent in both English and Romanian.
Born and raised in Hamilton, Kate’s love for real estate started as a child attending weekend open houses with her mom and grandmother all over the city.
After a successful career with a global consulting firm, Kate returned to Canada from Australia to raise her children. With the desire to spend more time with family and avoid the Toronto commuter grind, she decided to turn her love of real estate into a career. Kate brings over a decade’s experience in project management and negotiation, so her clients are in good hands from start to finish.
When she isn’t working, Kate enjoys spending time with her two boys and their Shiba Inu Kobe, painting, all things interior design, and catching up with friends. Kate also has a diploma in Artisan Distilling, so feel free to ask her anything about your favourite spirit – she is partial to bourbon.
Sarka Kantorova joins Woolcott Real Estate with more than 9 years of experience in the real estate industry. She has always had a keen interest in real estate, both in investing and design. At the age of 24, she purchased her first home and found the process fulfilling. This ignited her passion to complete her real estate licensing so that she could help guide other families to experience the same fulfillment through home ownership. As a diligent and thoughtful realtor, Sarka focuses on ensuring their dreams come true.
When she’s not staying up to date on the latest trends and data, Sarka likes to spend time with her pets, playing sports and traveling.
Meet Lindsey! A member of her Ancaster community for over 20 years, Lindsey turned her passion for community focus into a real estate career.
She studied human behaviour, health and nutrition at McMaster University, and began her career coaching elite athletes around the globe. After having her three children, Lindsey settled in locally, working in project management, marketing, corporate wellness and event planning. As a dedicated realtor, Lindsey has continued to leverage her knowledge and experience to exceed her client’s expectations.
With a keen understanding of the Ancaster and Hamilton market areas, Lindsey is ready to help with your home buying and selling needs. As a proud member of Woolcott Real Estate and the Re/Max brokerage, Lindsey carries the values of hard work, integrity, and extraordinary client service into everything she does.
When Lindsey isn’t making homeownership dreams come true for her clients, you’ll find her watching her children at their sporting events or trail running and cycling in her community. She spends much time volunteering on the school parent council and loves cooking and baking in her free time. Lindsey lives in Ancaster with her three children, husband and three rescue dogs.
Sarah Pierssens’ love of building relationships led her to join Woolcott Real Estate as a buyer’s agent.
She spent her formative years learning the ropes of the hospitality industry, starting as a chef and moving into the management and customer service side of the business as her skillset developed.
After Sarah purchased her first home, she elected to change careers because the purchase was such a significant milestone in her life, and she realized she wanted to help people in their journey of buying and selling.
Sarah’s past work in hospitality has helped her develop a meticulousness when it comes to the home buying process, and her core value as an agent representing clients is her honesty.
She truly values building deep relationships with clients and loves talking real estate over a delicious meal.
Outside of real estate, Sarah is a huge foodie, and spends her time enjoying small town life in Hagersville where she enjoys gardening, having a drink by the fire and listening to country music with her two miniature Dachshunds.
Languages Spoken: French
Melissa Lawler is especially drawn to the human aspect of real estate. Her genuine desire to connect with and care for her clients has made her a hometown favourite in the Hamilton area. She happily provides informed, sincere guidance and enjoys every minute getting to know new people and their goals.
Melissa has a strong background in customer service and a proven passion for helping others as a support worker, which she has brilliantly combined with her current love of real estate.
Melissa prioritizes buyers and sellers needs, using her tenacious negotiating skills and impartiality to assist her clients in realizing their real estate goals. As a dependable, upfront and honest agent, Melissa works fantastic under pressure and provides personalized solutions for every transaction. Her unwavering commitment through every step of the home buying process will be your best asset.
Melissa’s pride and joy is her three beautiful children. Melissa is also a member of the Ontario Disability Coalition and an advocate for equality and inclusion.
In her very rare spare time, Melissa unwinds with yoga.
Ryan Zogala, a top-notch realtor with Woolcott Real Estate, thrives on building long relationships with clients. He jumped into the automotive industry straight out of college and spent 18 years developing a successful sales career that revolved around customer experience.
After purchasing his first home, Ryan was hooked on real estate. He quickly realized the potential to grow wealth through real estate and began flipping his principal residences. This progressed into flipping investment properties, and drew Ryan in. What started as a hobby became more exciting, creating new challenges for Ryan and eventually becoming his primary focus.
An agent since 2016. Ryan has strong experience helping his clients buy and sell homes in the Burlington, Waterdown & Hamilton area. Ryan also enjoys being an active member in the local community.
He has participated in the Waterdown Santa Claus parade, sponsored sports teams and local easter egg hunts, organized bottle drives for the Burlington and Flamborough Foodbank sand continues to host a ‘Backpack to Basics Program’ every year, raising school supplies and backpacks for children in need.
Outside of the real estate world, you’ll catch Ryan and his wife spending time renovating their own home, hanging out with family, biking with their two teenage boys or simply taking a day at the beach for some sun and sea-dooing.
Steffani Lovie, a longtime resident of the local area, has an exceptional knowledge of Hamilton, Niagara and Halton neighborhoods that benefits her clients. An agent since 2011, her vast experience includes residential resale properties and nine years working in the new home sector. She is a well-versed agent who can skillfully guide clients through a variety of transactions.
As a former journalist and communications professional, Steffani understands the importance of being thorough and the responsibility of being held to the highest standard. If you ask Steffani’s clients why they work with her, they share a similar answer – she listens to what is important to them and works tirelessly to exceed their expectations.
A single parent for most of her daughter’s life, Steffani appreciates how hard people work to save money to buy a home and will never take the trust you place in her lightly.
Steffani, a former competitive figure skater, has a life-long commitment to physical fitness and enjoys going to the gym whenever she can. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with friends and her daughter exploring all things local.
Amy Klemenc, a sales representative with Woolcott Real Estate, has been working in the real estate industry for nine years and licensed for six. She began her career as a receptionist and has worked her way from an administrator, office manager, team manager, and ultimately to where she is today, as a sales representative.
Through her many different roles within the real estate industry, Amy has developed a thorough understanding and appreciation for the craft of real estate. She knows the ins and outs of the real estate transaction, making her a dependable guide during the buying process.
In addition to her passion for real estate, Amy is also an animal lover and adores her two dogs, Jack’s and Bailey. Amy loves taking her pups on trips to Rattlesnake Point and visiting conservation areas in Halton. Amy is an avid traveler and foodie. Amy’s family is extremely important to her, and she considers her nieces and nephew to be everything.
Sales RepresentativeContact Melissa
Melissa Boonstra is a dedicated real estate agent with a passion for helping people. She is an empathetic and reliable professional who prides herself on being knowledgeable about current market conditions. With her sincere and patient attitude, she works diligently to ensure that her clients are super happy with the results of her work.
As a mom of two, Melissa appreciates the challenge of finding her client’s dream home and goes the extra mile to ensure that they experience complete satisfaction with their purchase and her guidance.
Away from work, Melissa likes to go camping with friends, family, read good books and volunteer in her community.
Colleen Readhead is a proud Waterdown resident and experienced real estate professional, with four years of experience in resale, rentals and new developments throughout Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton.
She graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Commerce, with her passion for the industry developing from a young age. After completing university, she pursued marketing jobs which ultimately led to an opportunity at a brokerage that changed the course of her career. With her focus on client satisfaction and utmost integrity, Colleen prides herself on her exemplary service to each one of her clients’ unique needs.
When not learning about the latest real estate trends, she can often be found spending time outdoors hiking with her dog Stella, enjoying time on the lake at the cottage or getting lost in a good book.
Erin is a highly motivated and dedicated Sales Representative at Woolcott Real Estate, demonstrating exceptional enthusiasm and a strong work ethic.
Over the years, she has gained invaluable experience in sales and customer service. Erin brings a diverse skill set that allows her to effectively navigate the world of real estate. Her passion for the field is evident as she consistently strives for excellence in all aspects, ensuring client satisfaction and fostering long-term relationships.
Outside of the office, Erin enjoys spending time with friends and family by golfing, going on hikes, traveling and exploring new restaurants – she is quite the social butterfly!
With an interest in personal and professional development, Erin is an invaluable asset to Woolcott Real Estate.
Azza ElSheheby is a Burlington real estate pro! As a resident in the area since 2015, she boasts an intimate knowledge of the local landscape and thrives on finding her clients their perfect home.
With a background in the aviation industry, she has channeled her impeccable client service and meticulous attention to detail into a focus in real estate. Azza is a perpetual learner, with a keen interest in growing her real estate knowledge to better serve her clients. Her time spent around the world has helped her develop a unique perspective, enhancing her ability to cater to her clients’ needs.
Azza is a dedicated mother who takes pride in her children. When not selling homes, Azza loves to spend time travelling and experiencing new cultures. She also is a DIY queen, with an eye for upcycling furniture while listening to her favourite music.
Languages spoken: English and Arabic
Connor Keyes is a lifelong resident of the Burlington and Hamilton areas, bringing an intimate knowledge of the local neighborhoods, trends, and opportunities to the table.
His real estate journey began with a focus on commercial real estate and has evolved into a deep-seated love for the world of residential properties. Raised in the spirit of competition, Connor honed his skills on the hockey rink, translating the drive and teamwork he learned into real estate success. Whether you’re seeking the perfect commercial investment or the cozy comfort of a residential property, Connor is dedicated to delivering results that exceed your expectations.
When Connor’s not negotiating deals or scouting the ideal properties for his clients, you can find him on the field or ice, playing sports with friends or simply unwinding outside.
Bradley’s focus has always been empowering his clients to build wealth through real estate. Being a third-generation real estate agent allows him a macro view to the buying and selling process. He uses his negotiation skills, vast market knowledge and the power of the Woolcott Real Estate team to get his clients stress-free results.
When not working hard for his clients, Bradley enjoys relaxing with his family and his WAY TOO MANY pets. One of his personal passions is improv. He can often be seen on stage with Oakville Improv making up scenes on the spot. He takes this ability into every negotiation, allowing him to adapt quickly to changes for the benefit of his clients. Always ready with a laugh, Bradley is serious when it comes to his client’s needs.
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Peter brings an honest and outgoing energy to everything he does, and real estate is no exception. After years of enjoying success as a full time Realtor®, Peter found his passion of helping others to succeed in real estate and began working alongside members of the team in the role of Sales Development.
Peter takes pride in creating and implementing systems and programs that improve the services of the Woolcott Team and help team members achieve their goals. Fiercely committed to training new Realtors®, Peter focuses much of his attention on ensuring success early on in the careers of team members.
Peter’s upbringing and training are responsible for his discipline and the follow-through attitude he brings to his work. When he’s not in the office, you’ll find Peter enjoying one of his many hobbies that include enduro-sport riding, vintage motorcycle restoration or 18 holes on the local course.
- RE/MAX 100%/Executive Sales Levels
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Justine is Woolcott Real Estate’s general manager, and is passionate about helping sellers and buyers navigate their way through the real estate market.
With a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University and Diploma in Public Relations from Humber College, Justine has an in-depth knowledge of the best print, broadcast and digital tactics to help clients buy and sell homes. She uses her past experience working at one of the country’s top public relations firms to develop powerful advertising that’s unique in the industry.
Born and raised in Waterdown, Justine enjoys taking in the occasional yoga class, exploring up-and-coming places in Hamilton and spending time on Burlington’s stunning waterfront.
Meagan, a graduate of the University of Guelph’s Bachelor Commerce program majoring in Marketing Management, works with Woolcott Real Estate as a Marketing Manager. With a keen sense of marketing and love of the real estate market, she strives to ensure every Woolcott client has a positive, memorable experience. In her spare time, Meagan enjoys walking with her dog, Cyrus, and checking out cafes and restaurants in Hamilton.
Katrina started her career with Woolcott Real Estate after completing her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology at McMaster University. Katrina’s drive to learn and hardworking nature has helped her to establish an excellent work ethic, making her an important asset to the team.
Having worked for 7 years in customer service, and 3 years as the listings coordinator at Woolcott Real Estate, Katrina’s past experience has developed her excellent communication skills, great attention to detail, and has shown her the importance of working with a strong and reliable team. This has also established Katrina’s determination to provide the best client experience possible.
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Emma Thouless is an enthusiastic listings coordinator with Woolcott Real Estate. She has a breadth of knowledge stemming from her studies in Advertising & Marketing at Sheridan College. With years of experience in administration and marketing, Emma brings a keen eye to detail and an emphasis on positive customer service to every facet of her role. She has always had a strong interest in the real estate industry and is excited to jump in head first with Woolcott Real Estate.
When she’s not perfecting listing descriptions or poring over listing photos, she is an avid concert goer and loves to host dinner parties and discover new restaurants.
Diana Gouveia is Woolcott Real Estate’s rockstar receptionist and administrator. A recent grad of McMaster University’s Sociology program, Diana is organized and focused on client service. She has many years of administrative and customer service experience, and is a great asset in the office.
She joined the Woolcott Real Estate team because she’s had a long love of real estate, with some of her fondest memories centred around attending open houses with her family at a young age.
When she is not in the office, she loves to read, go for walks, and spend time with her family.
Home Detailer, that’s me! “Attention to Detail” A skill set I have acquired in my 18 years as a design, furniture and decor consultant. Professional, efficient, with interpersonal qualities, are my strengths. I have gained great understanding and knowledge of colour, textiles, textures, furniture, leather, fabrics all key components in the home design. I am creative in visionary merchandising, proper use of space, defining space, furniture placement, scale, and organization. As a home detailer and stager, I have the ability and confidence that your home will be showcased to full potential.
As part of Woolcott Real Estate, my role is to provide the highest level of service to make this a seamless part of the whole process of selling your home with us. From the beginning to end the process is made easier with our team. Truly hands-on service provided.
Isabella is an inside sales coordinator with Woolcott Real Estate. In her role, she serves as a market educator and aims to build meaningful rapport and relationships with clients.
Isabella is a recent graduate from Western University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. At a young age, she immigrated with her family from Colombia to Canada and is fluent in Spanish. With her new move to Waterdown, Isabella is eager to support her local community.
Outside of work, Isabella enjoys volunteering in her community, travelling, and listening to true crime podcasts. On occasion you can find her dancing to salsa and cumbia.
Kristen studied at George Brown College in the Arts and works with Woolcott Real Estate as an administrative assistant to agents, Todd Osborne & Melissa Glover.
Kristen has a wealth of experience within multiple diverse industries including customer service, social media, beauty, as well as the high-performance equestrian industry. With a well-rounded view of business and client dealings, Kristen has an extensive toolbox to aid in ensuring all clients have a positive and comfortable experience.
Kristen has always loved and had a passion for real estate and looks forward to completing her license in the near future.
Outside of work Kristen is an avid show jumper currently on hiatus to raise her young family.
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