Scott Benson appointed Canada Growth Leader and Melissa Puklicz Ontario Broker of Record
TORONTO and NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2022 /CNW/ -- The Real Brokerage Inc. ("Real" or the "Company") (TSXV: REAX) (NASDAQ: REAX), an international, technology-powered real estate brokerage, today announced it has launched operations in Ontario, Canada. This is the second Canadian province Real is operating in, in addition to 40 states and the District of Columbia in the United States.
As part of the launch, broker Scott Benson has been named Real's Canada Growth Leader. Benson has ten years of successful real estate experience and led his team in selling over $350,000,000 for 2021. Benson's team was also ranked #1 in Canada for volume of homes sold at Sutton Group Quantum Realty Inc for over a decade. Benson will lead Real's growth in Canada, working with select teams and brokerages onboard to the Real platform.
"For me, it's about the culture," said Scott Benson, Real's Canada Growth Leader. "We have the opportunity to bring together some great agents and brokerages. This is not just about top-producing agents– it is all about being a good fit and onboarding the right people. I am very excited about working with Real's agents to build and protect something great here in Canada."
Real also appointed real estate broker Melissa Puklicz as Broker of Record for Ontario. Puklicz began her career in real estate in 2006, working for numerous brokerages including Royal LePage, Sutton Group Quantum and Century 21.
"The real estate landscape is changing pretty quickly and this is where companies like Real can make a major impact," said Melissa Puklicz, Real's Ontario Broker of Record. "Real's model, technology and culture can create a major disruption for the industry and joining Real and making a difference was something I could not pass up."
"This is an exciting time for Real to expand our international and Canadian footprint with Ontario," said Real co-founder and CEO Tamir Poleg. "There are tremendous opportunities for growth in both Ontario and Canada and Melissa and Scott will be great leaders for this opening. They have an impressive track record and we look forward to working with them and welcoming them to our Real family."
Real (www.joinreal.com) is a technology-powered real estate brokerage operating in 40 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Real is building the future, together with more than 3,800 agents and their clients. Real creates financial opportunities for agents through better commission splits, best-in-class technology, revenue sharing and equity incentives.
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