Chris Allen is a Toronto based real estate entrepreneur who is on the move. He is the published author of The Book on Toronto Real Estate and has taken the Real Estate community by storm. His focus on commercial and investment real estate with Slavens & Associates Real Estate Inc. has earned him notice from the Toronto Real Estate Board: Young Professional Network and a segment with CTV’s Kevin Newman, on business leadership as well asCBC regarding his philanthropy work.
Prior to entering real estate Allen spent nearly 10 years with the Canadian Forces. A veteran of the Afghanistan mission he was awarded the General Campaign Star for service in South West Asia with LdSH(RC). He credits his service with having taught him the first hand meaning of integrity, discipline, and perseverance. Qualities he was able to carry with him into his career in real estate.
In July 2012 he teamed up with George Ross, Executive Vice President and Senior Council of the Trump organization, and star of the hit Television Show the Apprentice, when George became his strategic advisor. Later on in November he was tapped to join the Canada National Defense Policy Committee alongside with Chris Alexander Parliamentary Secretary for Defense. An honor, which would allow him to put his knowledge of the forces, and business to work towards helping shape Canada’s defense policy. He has also worked with numerous celebrities and athletes including JT Foxx serial entrepreneur, radio personality and NY Times bestselling author Raymond Aaron.
Alberto Anabalon is a real estate agent with Slavens & Associates who also happens to have a degree in construction engineering. His previous experience in construction renovations allows him to give clients great ideas and insights in how to raise their home value and real estate investment opportunities. As a result of his construction experience, he’s also able to help clients showcase their home in the best way possible.
Alberto is known to be a very patient salesperson and will listen to all his client’s needs. His clients know him for being a great negotiator who will work tirelessly for his client’s best interest. Alberto believes his best quality is his honesty. He believes that honesty is the foundation of any client relationship and for this reason, you can always count on him to give an honest opinion whether you want to hear it or not. It is this principle that has allowed him to develop long lasting relationships with his clients.
Alberto loves the diversity of the City of Toronto and is a proud Torontonian. He loves to explore new places and constantly goes out on weekend adventures with his family. When he is not exploring places with his family, you will most likely find him playing volleyball or going to social events. Alberto is also bilingual, speaking both Spanish and English.
As a evolved businessman, Francesco brings his 15 years of sales experience to Real Estate.
There is no feeling like the one I get as a Realtor when I see the expression in my clients eyes and knowing that they just found their “forever” home.
As we work together our relationship will evolve and change but it’s important that the core value of mutual respect and appreciation for each others point of view will always remain.
I love Toronto
A successful career in retail building multi-million-dollar national brands for companies like Eatons and The Hudson Bay Co. has taught me to listen to client needs and to respond effectively.
Working with the dedicated, knowledgeable and professional Slavens Team, their real estate expertise and my buying and selling experience – proves to be a winning combination!
Whether you are buying, selling or leasing, new technology plays an important role but so it does Experience, Trustworthiness, Honesty and Diligence – a few of the qualities you will find when working with me.
The process of buying or selling a home can be stressful and I will smoothly guide you through the process to achieve your real estate goals.
Call me whether you want to buy, sell, lease or talk about real estate.
Barbie has been enjoying a successful career in the Toronto Real Estate Market since 2007. She prides herself on developing strong personal relationships with her clients, knowing that spending time together, either Buying or Selling properties, should be a trusting and rewarding experience.
Barbie brings a unique combination of knowledge and professionalism enabling her to personalize her service to more than satisfy her clients’ needs. She is looking forward to starting a professional relationship with you as you embark on this experience in Real Estate.
In 2012, Ron was recognized for his dedication to the real estate industry and was awarded the distinction of being in the business for over 25 years. In addition to being a Toronto real estate professional, he has also worked in property management – giving him in-depth knowledge about different property matters.
Ron specializes in residential real estate, is client focused and has strong negotiation skills. With his hard work ethic and extensive familiarity of Toronto neighbourhoods, whether you are a Buyer or a Seller, he’s an agent that you can count on to get the job done!
Ron is renowned for his dedication and loyalty to his clients. His clients find him very well versed in the Toronto real estate market and find him to be very personable, patient and enjoyable to work with.
You’ll be part of a winning team!
“I love Toronto…and am at home across the GTA!”
A successful career in advertising, building multi-million-dollar, integrated communications programs for national brands like Canadian Living, Style At Home and Maclean’s has taught me to listen to client needs and to respond effectively.
Working with the dedicated, knowledgeable and professional Slavens Team lends their real estate expertise to my sales experience – for what proves to be a winning combination!
I can guarantee honesty, hard work and results – and hope we can have fun doing it.
Call me whether you want to buy, sell, lease or talk about real estate.
Carmine brings over 11 years of Commercial and Residential property management, sales and leasing experience to Slavens & Associates Ltd. Prior to that, he gained experience in Corporate Planning in the Third-Party Logistics and Telecom industries. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto and his MBA from the Schulich School of Business.
Carmine attributes much of his success in his ability to combine his education and experiences with his down-to-earth and modest approach.
Carmine is a deal-maker who works to find common ground in order to achieve the best long-term result for his clients.
Joanna Davidson’s experience in this industry has taught her that the cornerstone of any successful business relationship is honesty and fairness. She is a goal driven individual who is committed to ensuring that you are fully informed and confident when it comes to making your most important financial decision. Her clients are her top priority and she is accessible anytime, anywhere. She informs, advises, and protects her clients every step of the way and takes pride in assisting people achieve their goals. She looks forward to assisting you with all your real estate needs and providing you with the representation you deserve.
After studying real estate for 4 years at Guelph University and obtaining a B.Comm. in Real Estate and Housing, I joined Slavens & Associates Real Estate. Having lived in Toronto my entire life as well as been involved with real estate for over 6 years now, I am more than qualified to help you in all your real estate transactions. I am very knowledgable, with regards to real estate, and would love to help you and the people around you find a place that is right for them.
It’s not always about finding the best house, but the RIGHT house….
Linda Evans has for the past 15 years been working in residential real estate, building a successful business through hard work, integrity and referrals from her many satisfied clients who sing her praises. She is able to work well with young couples buying their first home, families moving to a larger home, or more recently to a growing number of baby boomers who are ready to downsize, sell their family home and move to that special condo.
Linda, originally from Scotland, has many years of office management background, but now enjoys the flexibility of the real estate business that allows her to spend time with her five grandchildren.
“Helping my clients through the sometimes emotional process, whether buying or selling, in a way that makes them feel they are getting the best service possible from someone who really cares is what matters to me. I want my clients to feel good about their real estate experience and I want to provide that added value.”
Elliot has been helping his clients Make The Right Move in Toronto Real Estate since 2005.
As a result of his easy going personality and well-honed sense of humour, Elliot has a unique ability to relieve his clients’ stress while navigating the complex Toronto Real Estate market.
“Integrity is everything to me. I do not hesitate to tell my clients the pros as well as the cons of every home buying or selling opportunity.”
Elliot’s goal is simple: satisfied clients. Providing years of real estate experience, top-notch professional service, in-depth market knowledge, and an enjoyable experience, Elliot continues to meet this goal.
Elliot incorporates the services of a trusted administrative and sales team at Slavens & Associates Real Estate. The team enables him to bring an unparalleled level of service to his clients and offers attention to detail in all aspects of your real estate experience.
Elliot gratefully acknowledges the incredible support he’s received from his clients who have recommended him to their family, friends, and colleagues. The trust and confidence they have placed in him is reflected through these recommendations.
Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or lease property in the Greater Toronto Area, Elliot will provide you with the quality of service you’d expect and deserve.
Make The Right Move…and contact Elliot today.
Maude Greisman, fifth-generation Toronto native, is a compassionate and dedicated force in the city’s real estate market. With a BA in Psychology from York University, Maude easily forms loyal connections with her clients ensuring that their needs are her first priority.
Her background as a provincially-ranked Equestrian with over 20 years of experience demonstrates her determination to succeed and resiliency. This drive effortlessly translates into her career as a Realtor, where Maude will stop at nothing in order to ensure her clients receive logical and responsible advice that caters to their individual needs and wants.
Sabrina Kaufman specializes in residential real estate in Toronto. With an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and seven years of corporate marketing experience at Fortune 500 companies, Sabrina offers her clients a unique service experience. She provides the benefits of exceptional real estate knowledge, combined with the business experience and knowledge that allows each of her clients to market a property effectively and to make sound investment decisions.
Sabrina’s full service approach ensures that the home buying and selling experience is always a positive one for her clients. Through dedication, honesty and extensive real estate knowledge, Sabrina continues to build life-long relationships with satisfied clients.
Awards / Designations
Chairman’s Award (Highest Dollar Sales Volume) – 2013
President’s Award (Highest Unit Sales Volume) – 2013
Triple Diamond Award Winner – 2011, 2012, 2013
Outstanding client service award winner – 2011, 2012
My career in Real Estate began over 28 years ago, and has included managing a department at a law firm specializing in Real Estate transactions. At the law firm I also gained tremendous experience working on behalf of a large number of financial institutions in negotiating and restructuring of Mortgage debts. As a result of my interest in Real Estate, I obtained my Real Estate Licence in 1982, but continued working at the firm until 2001.
In 2001 I decided to focus my energy on being a full-time Real Estate Agent and joined Paul Slavens Real Estate. My passion for working with people, together with my strong inter-personal skills and extensive Real Estate background made this a natural transition.
I have had the privilege of lecturing at the Board of Trade in Toronto on “working with your Realtor and Property Manager” and “The Restructuring of Debts”. I have given seminars at Financial Institutions in Calgary, Regina, Vancouver, Winnipeg and throughout Ontario.
It has always been my goal to stay abreast on new developments; and continuing education is an essential tool in staying up to date in this ever changing market. I have attended seminars on Negotiations, Mortgage Financing, Understanding Co-Operatives and Co-Ownerships and The New Condominiums Act to name a few.
With my knowledge and experience I assure you that, whether I’m listing your home or acting on your behalf on a purchase, “I’m with you every step of the way,” from negotiating the Offer, to arranging mortgage financing, to ensuring that the closing takes place on time, I will be there.
I look forward to working with you.
Eileen has over 10 years of award winning experience in sales and marketing at some of Canada’s largest firms. She uses behavioural economics and research to help negotiate the best deal for her clients. She is committed to working closely with her clients to make sure that they get the best possible deal. Eileen’s organizational skills, integrity and diligence help guide her clients to a happy and successful result.
I am committed to building relationships one at a time by adding value to your buying and selling experience. I will provide professional, personalized, knowledgeable and diligent service. With over 12 years of full-time experience in the Toronto Real Estate market, I know what it takes to succeed in this city.
Ann MacNaughton brings a wealth of communications and project management experience to the Sandler Team from an extensive career as a film and television screenwriter and communications consultant.
“My real estate practice began by helping Jerry with marketing materials and office administration in between writing projects. But gradually I found myself becoming absorbed in the dramatic possibilities of real estate. Creating successful drama is all about putting interesting characters into unique and challenging situations with real stakes¬ – and then making something happen. As a licensed Realtor® I get to do that each and every day with our clients. Every client is different, and each situation is unique. It’s fascinating and infinitely rewarding. My goal? To make sure that all our real estate stories have happy endings.”
Wayne has a strong background in building relationships and negotiating in the best interests of his clients. But he is also aware that buying or selling a home is more than a numbers game and has an emotional element that needs to be considered and nurtured.
Thirty years of success has led Wayne to the knowledge that the best results come from listening to his clients and acting with honesty and integrity.
Amanda has over 14 years in Sales experience and decided to make the change from Sales, Marketing and Event Planning to Real Estate. Amanda’s expertise in negotiations, marketing strategies, and uncompromising integrity are the cornerstone of her services. She has a loyal dedication to client satisfaction and always maintains a respectful and honest relationship with her customers.
Having grown up in Toronto, and living and travelling overseas for many years, Amanda has had positive and not so positive personal experiences with real estate. These personal experiences have made her compassionate to what buyers and sellers are experiencing, and can help guide you through the process. Her enthusiasm, experience, knowledge, reliability and her attention to detail will provide you with the quality of service you deserve.
Being part of the Slavens & Associates Real Estate team provides trusted support, excellent administrative assistance, and a dedicated team to ensure you are served and satisfied.
Whether you are looking to buy, sell, or lease a property, Amanda is excited to work with you, your family, and helping you with your real estate needs.
After having a successful career as a corporate tax accountant in the public and private sectors, Jack has embarked on a new path as a Sales Representative for Slavens & Associates Real Estate Inc.
Jack takes pride in being thorough, competent, responsive and upfront. He appreciates how overwhelming the process of buying, selling and leasing can be and is happy to assist his clients through each experience.
The most important thing when choosing a real estate professional is finding someone you can trust. Emily has a proven track record of integrity, professionalism and client care with almost 40 years of real estate experience in both Residential and Commercial.
Whether you are buying, selling or leasing, new technology plays an important role but so it does Experience, Trustworthiness, Honesty and Diligence – a few of the qualities you will find when working with Emily.
The process of buying or selling a home can be stressful and Emily will smoothly guide you through the process to achieve your real estate goals.
Emily is also fluent in both Spanish and Italian, which is an important asset for those clients that require translation.
Joanna is thrilled to be joining Slavens and Associates. Her years of
small business experience have taught her to be resourceful, responsive, dedicated, and creative. Her clients’ loyalty and satisfaction reflect her keen ability to listen to their concerns and respond to their specific needs. She will be a positive, energetic, and effective partner in your search for the perfect property or the sale of your current home.
Greg Plante brings over a decade of successful business experience and a wide range of skills and talents to the table. His clients would agree his creativity, determination and passion place him far above the rest. Greg consistently connects clients with quality resources, provides meaningful advice, and is focused on providing clients a world class experience. Greg is an active real estate broker in Toronto and works in the residential areas of Toronto and throughout the GTA.
Greg finds his career in the real estate industry very rewarding because it allows him to build wonderful life-long relationships with his clients. He believes that communication, honesty, and hard work are vital in creating quality long lasting relationships.
Michael joined Slavens & Associates with more than 30 years of experience in hospitality, sales and customer service. Over the years Michael has developed a strong business acumen and excellent negotiating skills. Michael is well known for his keen organizational abilities and attention to detail, while projecting a calm and easy going professional demeanor.
Michael takes pride in his well-honed ability as an exceptional listener and together with integrity, diligence and a positive attitude he is able to surpass client expectations and develop long lasting relationships.
With the support of the dedicated team of professionals at Slavens and an attitude that places client needs first, Michael will always strive for success and guarantee unparalleled service.
Jerry Sandler is a seasoned real estate veteran with more than 30 years in the industry. His early career centered on commercial acquisition, leasing and sales, including land assemblies and office and shopping centre developments. In 1999, Jerry refocused his practice to specialize in the residential market, where the sales, negotiating, communication and marketing skills honed in his commercial practice quickly made him a top salesperson. He has achieved multiple national sales awards and distinctions and has served on a number of professional committees. So, why residential real estate?
“Meeting people is the best part of real estate for me. I’ve begun many friendships in the course of conducting business – that’s one of the gifts of this kind of practice. There’s no better way to find out what people are all about than to help them through one of the most important financial decisions of their life. Plus, I get to make deals! I’m very competitive and achieving a sale is personally very satisfying — and I have the added reward of knowing I’ve made my client happy too. When real estate is conducted by professionals, it’s a win-win situation all around. “
Alexandra combines an intimate knowledge of the Toronto real estate market with a commitment to providing her clients with the most positive home buying or selling experience possible. As a life-long resident of Toronto and daughter of two real estate agents with over 45 years of experience in the business, Alexandra thoroughly understands the real estate industry and the diverse communities this city has to offer. After graduating from the University of Toronto with an honours degree in Psychology, she integrated her profound interest in people and comprehensive knowledge of Toronto to assist others in finding their unique home solution.
Alexandra has a passion for forging enduring client relationships. Her unrivalled aptitude lies in understanding and addressing client needs – helping them find not only what they want, but discover exactly what they are looking for.
Her success is built upon a natural ability to relate to her clientele. Alexandra is energetic and innovative in her sales approach, with a fresh perspective on strategies that work in Toronto’s competitive market. Her clients appreciate her genuine enthusiasm, prompt attention to their needs and most importantly, a commitment to their best interests.
Diligent and hard-working, my approach with my clients is low-key and honest. My element of service has proved to create a success for me in my field. I promise my clients two things. Hard work and honesty.
It could be said that real estate has always been in my genes. I became a real estate law clerk in my early twenties with my first job working for a builder which has only honed my expertise in the field of buying and selling.
I am so passionate about my career that I have spent countless hours following up leads, conducting public open houses and showing homes nights and weekends. My efforts have paid off.
I concentrate on selling homes and condominiums in the north and central neighborhoods of Metro Toronto. I have a wealth of knowledge when it comes to urban living and am a master negotiator.
As a parent with three children now in their mid twenties, I am also familiar with the TDSB school system as well as the private school system. My children having experienced both. I can be of great help when choosing the best area with the best schools.
If you or someone you know is considering buying or selling a home out of town, I will gladly refer you to an agent who specializes in your particular area. No home is too far…too large…or too small…just ask!
As a university graduate, my intellect, affability, enthusiasm, integrity, diligence, work ethic and negotiation skills have well served my buyers and sellers. My intimate knowledge of The Toronto Real Estate market is a tremendous asset for my clients. The quality of my preparation is seen in the final product.
Buyers and sellers can be confident that I am always available to handle your real estate needs.
Mathew prides himself on providing the highest level of customer service and due diligence to each and every one of his clients, regardless of their budget.
He has strong negotiation and selling skills and always aims to exceed all of his clients’ expectations. Having grown up around real estate since he was a child, his well-rounded nature and passion for helping others allows Mathew to provide excellent customer service and industry knowledge to anyone looking to purchase, rent, or sell a property.
After more than 25 years of successful business ownership in the construction industry, Jeffrey Shiff decided to pursue his passion and entered the world of real estate sales, bringing with him a vast network of contacts, highly developed negotiating skills and an inside knowledge of real estate development – the good, the bad and the ugly. With more than two decades in the industry, Jeffrey’s experience, professionalism and expertise will guide you, whether you’re buying or selling, to the right house, at the right time, for the right price.
I specialize in residential real estate in Central Toronto. With a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Ryerson School of Business Management and experience in building and managing Papergrafix Inc., a successful Stationery Store in North Toronto, I have spent the last 10 years honing my skills in communication and customer service. My ability to understand client needs while managing their expectations is part of the value added experience that helps my clients make sound decisions in the buying or selling of real estate.
VP / Broker, Partner
In the winter of 2003, Darren joined Paul Slavens Real Estate. He quickly exhibited a strong loyalty to all of his clientele and was able to grow his business year over year. In January 2007 Darren along with Slavens agent Richard Sherman opened Slavens & Associates Real Estate Inc.
Acting as both a Broker for Buyers and Sellers as well as an owner and Vice President of Slavens & Associates, Darren has the knowledge, experience and drive to ensure you have a successful Real Estate transaction.
Born and raised in Toronto, Mark Stern is a graduate of York University, where he studied economics and urban development. He has been with Slavens and Associates since late 2000, primarily in commercial real estate. Prior to getting his Real Estate license and joining the Slavens team, Mark spent about 10 years managing a number of his personal properties. With a keen sense of trends and demographics he met with much success in a number of endeavours. In 2005 Mark left Slavens and Associates to start a Home Health Care and Medical Devices national distribution company, Achieve Medical Canada Inc., where he served as the Founder and Managing Director. It was purchased by an international company in 2008 and he remained President until Dec of 2010 to oversee the purchase of another company and to manage the transition. He then returned to Slavens and Associates Real Estate Inc., received his Brokerage license, and maintains his forward vision.
Real estate has always been a great love of Mark’s – from purchasing to renovations, making long-term relationships, and having a customer- first type of attitude has rendered him an invaluable asset to the industry. Mark always looks to develop a customer base and focuses on private portfolio management, dealing with companies and managing their real estate whether it’s commercial, industrial, residential, or leasing. He is inspired by the ability to work with customers; seeing them prosper is his best reward. Mark believes you’re only as good as your last deal and so as long as you’re constantly trying to prove yourself, better yourself, acknowledge what’s right for the customer, and put your customer’s needs first, the rewards, referrals, and satisfaction will follow.
From an early age, Lorne knew that real estate was his calling. His easy-going personality and positive attitude ensures that both the buying and selling process will always be enjoyable for his clients.
His background as a Political Science student at Queen’s University taught him many important skills such as; negotiation tactics, communication skills as well as the ability to be creative and think outside the box. His dedication and tireless effort given to each and every one of his clients has given him a reputation as a strong up and coming real estate agent in Toronto.
Donna has over 20 years of experience and has kept pace with the Market, plus up to date with the ever-changing needs and requirements of the Real Estate Business. Today’s marketplace has changed significantly over the years with the Internet revolutionizing the Buying and Selling process. One thing that does remain the same are qualities of honesty and trustworthiness which Donna’s clients appreciate in her. Her commitment of service to you is confidential and conscientious.
Donna offers you hardworking solid representation. With her time tested experience and knowledge Donna is confident in her ability to successfully navigate you through the process to a happy rewarding ending whether you are looking to Buy, Sell or Lease. She looks forward to Representing you with the quality of service you expect and deserve. It would be her pleasure to do business with you.
Don Wagman, a lifelong resident of Central Toronto, has been associated with “The Slavens Team” for over 30 years. Don attributes his lasting career to four important qualities: honesty, diligence, knowledge and experience. He believes it’s the small touches that often make the sale, and he helps his clients to prepare their homes to show better. He has sold homes ranging from entry level prices to one of the most expensive homes sold in Forest Hill.
To Don, every client is important. And generations of “seller and buyers” have come to rely on his abilities. Don’s own personal philosophy about residential properties is that they are a home, a shelter, a place for a family to grow and enjoy life, rather than just an investment. He firmly believes that more than 30 years later, “the Slavens team” still delivers the best results for his many clients. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, call Don Wagman, Broker.
Also visit Slavens Commercial for a complete list of Don’s listed properties.