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CA Industry veterans move to Sotheby’s

Property Here - Tuesday, May 07, 2013

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Toronto Real Estate Board past-president Richard Silver has joined Sotheby’s International Realty Canada. Silver has more than 33 years of experience, and was named one of the “Top 100 Most Influential People in Real Estate for 2013” by Inman News. He is among the top one per cent of salespeople in Toronto. As an early adopter of technology and social media, Silver is also a sought-after speaker on the use of social media in real estate, as well as on the engagement of international real estate consumers. He sits as a Canadian representative on the Global Alliances Committee at the National Association of Realtors.

Maureen O’Neill

Maureen O’Neill

Adam Parsons

Adam Parsons

Sotheby’s has made several other recent additions. John Poole, broker of record and managing broker, comes to Sotheby’s with more than 37 years of experience in real estate. During his career, he served as vice-president of Canada Trust Real Estate Services for Western Canada, Eastern Ontario and Toronto, vice-president of growth and development at Exit Realty International and vice-president of national franchise services at Coldwell Banker affiliates of Canada.

Another former TREB president, Maureen O’Neill, has joined as co-manager. She currently serves as the Ontario Real Estate Association’s provincial director for central Ontario. O’Neill has held executive positions at Royal LePage (Johnston and Daniel Division), Prudential Sadie Moranis Realty and Bosley Real Estate.

Adam Parsons, broker and senior vice-president – sales had his own brokerage before coming to Sotheby’s, and formed a partnership with Penny Brown. “His experience in the real estate industry has developed his insight and passion for renovations and new developments, which set him apart from the competition,” the company says. Before launching his real estate career, he played professional hockey in Europe.

Penny Brown

Penny Brown

Penny Brown, broker and senior vice-president – sales has 30 years of experience in luxury housing. Consistently ranked among the top Realtors in Toronto, she serves the Rosedale, Annex, Moore Park, Yorkville and North Toronto areas.