Season Four : PMA | CIBC Summit Series

In Season 4 of our highly successful Summit Series, our Moderators from PMA Brethour will facilitate a variety of in-depth discussions covering all aspects of the real estate market. From current trends and future predictions to politics and finances, we will be examining every piece of this complex market with the help of Guest Speakers from across the industry. Join us every month for an exciting new episode, beginning February 16th, 2023!

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The PMA-CIBC Summit Series is ready for a wrap-up, just in time for the holiday season! With an amazing roster of top industry professionals coming together to round off the year, breaking down this year’s trends & trials, and how we can overcome them. From mortgages to marketing and beyond, we’ll cover it all! Be sure to catch the Grand Finale of Season 4!

GUEST PANEL LINE-UP — Sherry Speakman, National Manager of Builder Business Development CIBC; Lianne McOuat, Vice President Client Service & Strategy McOuat Partnership; Peter Comyns, Vice President of Sales PMA Brethour Realty Group; Andrew Brethour, Executive Chairman PMA Brethour Realty Group; Christopher Markovic, Chief Executive Officer PMA Brethour Realty Group

Episode 6 | THE ECONOMIC SUMMIT – How interest rates are affecting everything!

Benjamin Tal returns to the screen with Andrew Brethour to help us dissect the recent history of Canada’s rising interest rates, the current trajectory, and what we might expect to see in the coming months! Don’t miss this incredible chance to hear it from the top.

GUEST SPEAKERS: Benjamin Tal Managing Director and Deputy Chief Economist CIBC Capital Markets Inc. Andrew Brethour Executive Chairman PMA Brethour Realty Group

MODERATED BY : Christopher Markovic Chief Executive Officer PMA Brethour Realty Group

Episode 5 | THE BROKERS SUMMIT – Hear from our Panelist Agents!

This month, The Broker Summit returns! Hear from the agents in the field about what’s hot, what’s not, and what buyers really want. These experts have their fingers on the pulse of Toronto’s real estate market, and their invaluable insight is certain to shed light on the true nature of today’s trends. We will be joined by Lisa Carboni to moderate the discussion, aided by her dynamic background in market research. As the lead of pmainsiders, a broker outreach program, Lisa’s expertise brings incredible vision to the table.

With GUEST SPEAKERS: Michael Kalles-President Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brigitte Obregon-Founder & Broker, GTA-Homes, Shan Feng-Owner & President, First Class Realty Inc., Elvis Vogrin-Broker, Royal LePage Realty Plus, Brokerage With moderators from PMA Brethour Realty Group: Lisa Carboni – VP, Sales and Broker Relations, Christopher Markovic – CEO

Episode 4 | THE BUILDER’S VOICE – Hear from our Industry Leaders!

This month, three distinguished leaders from three of the country’s top development firms will give us some insight into the state of the market and industry. We will discuss the top issues facing these decision makers and learn from them where we should be sighting our focus moving into the summer market and remainder of 2023. Their insight is sure to shine a light on the nuance behind the market! Don’t miss this one!

GUEST SPEAKERS: Brad Carr- Chief Executive Officer, Mattamy Homes Canada, Marc Thibault -Senior Vice President of Housing, Brookfield Properties, Scott Mclellan – Chief Operating Officer, Plaza Corp. MODERATOR: Andrew Brethour – Executive Chairman, PMA Brethour Realty Group

Episode 3 | TO STRESS, OR NOT TO STRESS – The Impact of the OFSI Stress Test

The Federal Government’s OFSI Stress Test determines how much financial strain an individual can bear in times of difficulty. Used to calculate how much mortgage someone can carry, this assessment impacts the buying power of current and potential homeowners. But with the Stress Test unchanged in 2023 in the midst of a constantly-changing market, what does that mean for homebuyers? Our experts are here to find out.

GUEST SPEAKERS: Jeremiah Shamess – Senior Vice President, Building and Land Sales Colliers, Private Capital Investment Group, Pauline Lierman – Vice President, Market Research (ON/QC) Zonda Urban, Winson Chan – FRI, CIPS, CLHMS, MBA Vice President, Sales Development Tridel MODERATOR: Andrew Brethour – Executive Chairman, PMA Brethour Realty Group


Canada’s decision to implement the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act was intended to combat the ever-increasing markets that have priced many Canadians out of homeownership. But what does that mean for real estate? This month, our experts will tackle the complexities of this new legislature and how it impacts the new home industry, finance, and the future of Canadian homeownership.

GUEST SPEAKERS – Dave Wilkes – President and CEO of BILD, Leor Margulies – Senior Partner and Real Estate Group Leader at Robins Appleby LLP, Leona Savoie – Senior Vice-President Residential, Dorsay Development Corporation MODERATOR – Andrew Brethour – Executive Chairman, PMA Brethour Realty Group

Episode 1 | SEASON FOUR PREMIERE: The Annual Forecast Summit

New year, same market – or is it? Joined once more by GUEST SPEAKER: Chief Deputy Economist Benjamin Tal – CIBC Capital Markets. We take a deep dive into the past, present, and future of real estate across Canada, and learn what our experts think is in store for 2023.