Brian grew up in rural Manitoba where he developed customer service skills and values while working in his family’s general store. After graduating from high school, he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Brian is a seasoned professional possessing over 20 years of exceptional business and marketing expertise acquired as a mid-level executive with Nortel and Alcatel. He has been the recipient of many awards for outstanding performance and customer service. Through his corporate business experience, Brian developed a highly successful blend of results-oriented business skills and friendly, approachable interpersonal style.
The extensive training and experience earned through his former career is a valuable asset in real estate. Real estate is so much more than “just sales” – it involves performing a number of roles including being a consultant, problem solver, researcher, promoter, negotiator, good listener, and effective communicator. Having personally moved 8 times, including internationally, he is sensitive to the client’s perspective and will be there for you.
Brian’s technical background facilitates comfort and competence with today’s essential business tools such as the computer and the Internet. He utilizes state-of-the-art camera equipment, computer equipment, and software to implement his real estate business. In addition, Brian’s artistic talents facilitate the creation of effective promotion material to showcase your home and maximize its value.
Brian has extensive experience and training in negotiation. Negotiation is so much more than just price. He will ensure that all aspects of the negotiation process are handled professionally to achieve a positive outcome for all parties. Brian has had much experience in handling multi-million dollar contracts so you can feel comfortable entrusting him with your real estate contracts.
Brian’s recreational interests include reading, photography, digital darkroom, and watercolour painting. Believing in the importance of service to others, he volunteers many hours of his time to the community.
Brian recently celebrated his 31th anniversary with his wonderful wife Kerstin. Their children are grown up now allowing him freedom to devote his attention to his real estate business. He loves the "island" lifestyle and believes this is one of the best places in the world to live.
Brian is a REALTOR® who delivers exceptional services for Central Vancouver Island including Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Chemainus, Parksville, and Qualicum Beach. He looks forward to representing and protecting your interests and providing uncompromising service. Brian invites you to contact him today, by phone or e-mail, to find out what “SOLD on Service!” is all about.