Founded in 1980, RE/MAX Hallmark is an innovative full-service residential real estate brokerage that leverages the latest technology to serve clients in emerging, established, and luxury neighborhoods in Ontario, Canada.

Our 2000+ exceptional Realtors out of our 40+ offices in Ontario. Through our enduring efforts, we have fostered a strong brand to become the number one Real Estate brokerage within RE/MAX network in the world.

RE/MAX Hallmark has cultivated itself as a destination company for a wide cross-section of agents and staff, with various types of life experiences and skills that strengthen our collaborative environment. Our Realtors are some of the very best REALTORS® in the country.


Buying or selling a home is likely the largest and most important transaction you’ll ever make. That’s why so many trust RE/MAX Hallmark. For more than 40 years, RE/MAX Hallmark has been the leading real estate brokerage in Ontario. By providing the best training, administrative and community support.

Unrivalled Expertise

Our experienced and knowledgeable agents are the reason RE/MAX Hallmark is consistently ranked number one in several markets across Ontario. We provide our agents with exclusive tools and training to ensure they have the skills they need to effectively guide you through the real estate process. In fact, RE/MAX Hallmark agents averaged three times as many transactions as its competitors (based on 2021 closed transactions source).

Community Consciousness

At the heart of RE/MAX Hallmark is a deep commitment to the communities we operate in. That’s why we developed our exclusive community programs. RE/MAX Hallmark agents contribute millions of dollars through various cause-marketing programs each year. Your home is one of the biggest investments of your life. When you’re ready to buy or sell, choose wisely—choose RE/MAX Hallmark.


We do more and achieve more

The RE/MAX Hallmark brand is pervasive, reminding buyers and sellers that we stand for being different. What we achieve speaks loud about what we do best. It all empowers us to be thought of and chosen more often. So we can get more done, a lot more.


Brokerage In the RE/MAX Network

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CEO - RE/MAX Hallmark Group of Companies

Ken McLachlan is the Co-Owner of RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd. A realtor for over 30 years, Ken has been honoured by RE/MAX International as International Broker of the Year, is a past member of the Toronto Real Estate Board’s Board of Directors, and chair of numerous board committees and task forces. He is also a founding member of the Chairman’s Leadership Advisory Council, a RE/MAX International Association of the top RE/MAX brokers in North America.

As well as being a business coach specializing in individual top producers and team leaders, Mr. McLachlan is a coach for CKG International, specifically coaching real estate broker owners throughout North America. Mr. McLachlan has spoken throughout Canada, the United States, Bahamas and Europe on all aspects of our real estate industry.


President - RE/MAX Hallmark Group of Companies

Debra Bain is an experienced and polished real estate agent with an impressive career that has spanned over thirty years in the industry. Ms. Bain has not only helped grow the industry that has given her such success, but has also given back her time and effort to sustain and support it. She has served on the Arbitration Committee for the Toronto Real Estate Board and is a member of the Chairman’s Leadership Advisory Council, a RE/MAX International Association of the Top RE/MAX Brokers in North America. Along with her other commitments Ms. Bain is very active in training and coaching aspiring agents.

Debra is recognized as an authority in the industry where she is often called upon to speak and do presentations for other RE/MAX brokers throughout the RE/MAX system. Debra also acts as a media spokesperson for RE/MAX Ontario, often doing TV interviews on industry trends and market conditions. Before becoming involved with the Leadership group at RE/MAX Hallmark, Ms. Bain was a top producing agent receiving prestigious awards including the Hall of Fame Award. In 2000, she was named Manager of the Year for RE/MAX Ontario.

Today Ms. Bain is Co-Owner and President of RE/MAX Hallmark Group of Companies whose presence in the Greater Toronto Area she has expanded substantially with her enthusiastic leadership. She continues to concentrate on the growth of the business and, thanks to her drive and leadership, she attracts the brightest and best sales associates in the industry to RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd.


COO - RE/MAX Hallmark Group of Companies
Broker of Record RE/MAX Hallmark First Group Realty

"Success requires self-discipline and drive. I believe there is no substitute for aggressive promotion and networking, a deep comprehension of market conditions, and honed negotiating skills."

Steve, partner and COO for RE/MAX Hallmark Group of Companies, has a background in Industrial Engineering with major in management. Steve joined RE/MAX Hallmark in 2006, having formerly owned and managed his own real estate firm. He oversees and manages all of the Company's operations. Steve provides leadership, direction, and administration with regards to all aspects of the Company's activities, in addition to the daily management of multiple offices. He provides an accessible, no-nonsense, and creative management approach focusing on agent success. With a passion for real estate technology, he is deeply involved in researching the newest and most effective ways to integrate new technology into real estate business processes.

Steve is an amateur soccer player, and his passion for people and architecture made him a natural when it came to appreciating the value of real estate.


V.P. of Business Strategy of RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies
Broker of Record, RE/MAX Hallmark® York Group

Barbara is not just a Real Estate Encyclopedia; she's a dynamic leader and a force of nature within the industry. With decades of successful experience as a Realtor®, coupled with thousands of hours dedicated to training and coaching for esteemed associations like the National Association of Realtors®, Humber College, and numerous Real Estate Boards across Ontario, she has built a robust foundation to extend her influence.

Her professional journey started from administrative desks and reached remarkable heights in leadership, leading to her current role as the Executive Vice President of Business Strategy for RE/MAX Hallmark Group of Companies. Barbara's personal trajectory stands as a testament to the transformative power of determination, strategic thinking, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

In her role, Barbara is not just a leader; she is a passionate advocate for fostering workplace cultures that cherish creativity, diversity, and excellence. Her leadership philosophy is centered on empowering individuals to unlock their full potential, thereby making significant contributions to the collective success of the organization. At the helm of RE/MAX Hallmark, Barbara continues to steer the company towards innovation and growth, setting a standard for excellence in the real estate landscape.


General Manager of RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies
Broker of Record, RE/MAX Hallmark® Realty Ltd.

Michael McLachlan serves as the Broker of Record of RE/MAX Hallmark® Realty Ltd. and General Manager of RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies. His commitment to the success of REALTORS® is evident through his unwavering passion for helping them achieve their goals, grow their businesses, and build successful careers in the competitive field of real estate.

Born and raised in Toronto, Michael's journey in real estate began with a strong educational foundation, earning an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Carleton University. This background equipped him with a solid foundation in understanding the economic intricacies that shape the real estate market. As a second-generation REALTOR®, he inherited a legacy of excellence and chose to pursue his professional career in real estate. Before joining RE/MAX Hallmark® in 2009, Michael gained valuable experience working within different roles within RE/MAX Hallmark® on the administration side, and later as a Sales Representative in Ottawa at RE/MAX Metro City, showcasing his dedication to honing his skills in diverse real estate markets.

As a vital member of the RE/MAX Hallmark® leadership team, Michael plays a pivotal role in serving associates throughout the network of offices. His leadership philosophy emphasizes training, mentorship, and coaching programs tailored to the unique needs of each REALTOR®. This collaborative approach fosters an environment where individuals can thrive and achieve their full potential.

Michael McLachlan's impact on the real estate community extends beyond his managerial roles. He has been an active contributor to the industry, currently serving on TRREB's Arbitration & Professional Standards Committee as well as the RE/MAX National Advisory Council. This additional commitment showcases his dedication to upholding the highest professional standards within the real estate sector. Through his strategic vision and involvement in industry initiatives, Michael continues to shape the success stories of REALTORS® within the RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies, leaving an indelible mark on the organization's legacy.


Director of Technology and Marketing of RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies
Broker/Manager, RE/MAX Hallmark® Realty Ltd.

Johnder Perez brings his passion and curiosity for technology and marketing, embracing a collaborative and always learning approach as he serves as the Directory of Technology and Marketing for RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies.

Prior to joining the real estate industry, Johnder pursued his studies in business and accounting and served managerial roles in SME (small-to-medium enterprise) businesses where he led accounting and sales teams and was responsible for increasing sales performance and accounting efficiencies.

Johnder has led technical development teams at RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies in the creation of the RE/MAX Hallmark® App, which provides real estate professionals with a brandable tool to share listings and market information to their clients, and the RE/MAX Hallmark® Hub, which is a brokerage resource, marketing automation and productivity platform.

Johnder’s mission is to implement technology and marketing strategies to help real estate professionals build their real estate business and to focus on what they do best: connecting with their clients and providing them with ultimate service.   


Director of Talent Acquisition of RE/MAX Hallmark® Group of Companies
Broker of Record, RE/MAX Hallmark® Eastern Realty

Sam Ghany is a seasoned real estate professional with over a decade of experience, currently serving as the Broker of Record at RE/MAX Hallmark® Eastern. Born and raised in Toronto, Sam has dedicated his career to the diverse regions of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). As a committed husband and father of three, Sam brings a personal touch to his role, understanding the importance of home and family.

With a hands-on approach to being a broker, Sam is known for his no-nonsense attitude and his unwavering support for his agents. He takes pride in going to bat for his team, ensuring their success in the dynamic real estate market. His passion for growth extends beyond individual success, adopting an "everyone wins" mentality in fostering a thriving professional community.

Sam is not only dedicated to business but also to making a positive impact in the community. Over the years, he has been actively involved in supporting "Feed the Need Durham" demonstrating his commitment to paying it forward and making a difference in the lives of those in need.

In the last several years, Sam has focused on a dual mission—nurturing both the mindset and business acumen of those around him. Whether through mentorship, coaching, or fostering a collaborative environment, Sam is dedicated to the holistic development of individuals in the real estate industry. His leadership style reflects a genuine passion for seeing others succeed and grow, creating a positive ripple effect in the real estate community.


Director of Training And Career Development

Jessica Ragimov, Director of Training and Career Development, brings a wealth of expertise cultivated through her extensive experience educating, leading, and transforming learners and committees of all kinds. She earned a Bachelor of Education with a specialization in the French Language and Law before joining the York Region District School Board in her professional journey. This educational foundation has been pivotal in shaping her multifaceted career, equipping her with the skills necessary for effective communication and strategic thinking.

Among her notable accomplishments, Jessica played an integral role in the development of Masterminds at RE/MAX Hallmark®, while also contributing to onboarding initiatives. She alsooffered agents expert guidance in maximizing social media for business success through tailor-made training programs and personalized one-on-one coaching sessions.

Beyond her exceptional organizational skills and forward-thinking strategies, Jessica embodies a passion for cultivating inclusive and supportive work and learning environments. In her leadership capacity, she continues to shape the future of individuals within the organization. Her unwavering commitment to education, mentorship, and innovation establishes her as a revered leader, leaving an enduring impact on both real estate professionals and the overarching success of RE/MAX Hallmark®.

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