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Stronghold Real Estate was founded in 2008 to serve professional investors and developers of larger assets across Ontario.

Shawn Parkinson* co-founder

1993 Graduated from Western with Economics degree

1994 Became a licensed sales representative with the Real Estate Council of Ontario

2010 Sales representative for Rock Apartment Advisors

2005 Co-founded Stronghold Commercial Real Estate

2010 Co-founded an energy management firm with a focus on lowering energy costs and taking advantage of government rebates for the multi-residential market. Over 60,0000 apartment units, and their respective common areas, were retrofitted with new lighting across Ontario and parts of Quebec. From application to post project sign off, we were able to get rebates for our clients while reducing their kWs in the process…property owners as Drewlo Holdings, CLV Group, Skyline Apartment REIT, Ferguslea Properties, Terracorp Management, and Paramount Properties.

2014 Sold the energy management firm to a national company.

 

Jay Parkinson co-founder / broker of record

1994 Graduated from Fanshawe with a Business and Marketing Diploma

1994-1995 represented Canada as an ambassador at Epcot Centre in Disney World

1995 Became a licensed sales representative with the Real Estate Council of Ontario

2005 Co-founded Stronghold Commercial Real Estate

2010 Co-founded an energy management firm with a focus on lowering energy costs and taking advantage of government rebates for the multi-residential market. Over 60,0000 apartment units and their respective common areas were retrofitted with new lighting across Ontario and parts of Quebec. From application to post project sign off, we were able to get rebates for our clients while reducing their kWs in the process…property owners as Drewlo Holdings, CLV Group, Skyline Apartment REIT, Ferguslea Properties, Terracorp Management, and Paramount Properties.

2014 Sold energy management firm to a national company.

 

Erin Hartley operations manager

Erin has more than 25 years of professional experience in office administration with emphasis on organization, planning and communication.  She has a sound knowledge of handling the back-end operations and other advanced administration activities in our organization as well as maintaining relationships with clients to achieve quality service norms by resolving service related critical issues.  During her time at Stronghold, she has played an instrumental roll in the growth and development of the most comprehensive database of properties and investors/developers across Ontario.

 

Jaykob Bezeau database development, R&D

Jaykob utilizes his computer and organizational skills as a Junior Database Analyst to support and develop our internal business systems. This is a varied role that involves providing research and development, Salesforce customization and a variety of other business systems including application development and database development.

* licensed sales associate with the Real Estate Council of Ontario