Specific knowledge of real estate, and diverse experience in related industries, provide our team a unique advantage. Histories in business, finance, mortgages, residential real estate, development, municipal real estate, construction, marketing, psychology, and more punctuate our associates resumes. Combined with decades experience in the commercial industry, these solid foundations that have led them to being a part of the most productive global team in commercial real estate*.
*RE/MAX Excellence Commercial Division is the #1 RE/MAX Commercial Team Worldwide (2017 – 2019).
Don Patterson has over 30 years of residential and commercial real estate experience with leadership roles at TD Bank and the major brokerages. He has served on many Boards & Committees, is a highly respected educator and a strong advocate for raising the level of professionalism in the industry. As a non-selling Broker, Don is always accessible to provide support and guidance.
Managing Partner/Broker Owner
Sam Narayan has over 15 years of business and real estate experience. Awarded Broker/Owner of the Year in 2014, Sam provides unparalleled leadership to associates. He specializes in the Business Brokerage & Investment market, and prides himself on being on top of the market and in many cases ahead of market trends.
Associate Broker at RE/MAX Excellence Commercial Division, Dale has over 20 years of Real Estate experience. Specializing in the Commercial Real Estate Sales and Development market, Dale prides himself on being on top of the market and ahead of industry trends. Dale began his career as the founding partner of a successful regional real estate firm, and built on the founding successes with aggressive marketing. Within just a few years, he transformed a local start up to one of the regional leading commercial real estate firms in Alberta. The addition of Dale to the RE/MAX Excellence Commercial Division team brings with him experience and expertise in all aspects of marketing, sales and leasing. His real estate expertise covers a wide range of commercial areas, including investment, industrial, office, and retail. He thrives in a competitive environment where he can best utilize his strategic planning and critical thinking skills, along with his marketing initiatives while focusing on existing and emerging strategies that are both efficient and cost-effective.
Rajan has been serving his clients since 1986 in Edmonton and Alberta and has the good fortune of being constantly referred to their extended families and friends. His expertise covers a broad spectrum and includes being Technical Director of a Concrete Pipe Manufacturing Company in South Africa, Recycling and Bottle Depots, Hospitality, Hair/Beauty and Childcare
businesses. He cherishes an Award by the Chamber of Commerce for “Small Business of the Year”; an “Award of Excellence” by the Alberta Bottle Depot Association and an award by World Vision Canada presented to both his wife Shirley and himself. He loves to embrace the motto “Love All and Serve All’ and enjoys swimming, travelling, architecture and visiting all places of worship. Having celebrated 47 years of being wedded to Shirley, both enjoy spending times with their children, sons in law and 4 grand children.
Judith Rimmer brings over 35 years of professional experience in real estate, excellent service & commitment. She is highly regarded by both her clients and other professionals within the industry. Her varied experiences make her well versed in all aspects from due diligence to completing complex transactions. Judith’s Scope of Experience includes Commercial Investments & Property Sales, Development, Business Valuations Sales & Purchases, and Rural Farm Sales. Born and raised in Alberta Judith’s real estate career also includes a real estate career of 18 years in British Columbia giving her diverse knowledge and experience in both provinces.
Syamal Raha, an Associate Broker with RE/MAX Excellence has 16+ year experience in Commercial Real Estate. He has helped clients with variety of investments needs including retail, industrial, office, multifamily, land and hotel. He has been representing clients in business brokerage with expertise earned from running his own restaurant business successfully for six years. He is passionate about helping clients achieving their goals. Knowledge, honesty and integrity are his assets. His background in university education has strengthened his ability to successfully navigate intricate transactions. He is currently paying special attention to Hotel and Investment sales. He enjoys playing badminton and volunteering in community works.
Dean Drysdale has been in the Industrial Sales and Leasing industry for 7 years. With extensive knowledge and experience in both sales, acquisition and leasing of commercial property. Dean enjoys interacting with a diverse range of clients to build long lasting relationships and produce creative solutions to meet their real estate needs. He takes a personalized approach by combining industry knowledge, marketing ability, analytical skills, unparalleled work ethic, strong communication skills and a positive attitude to give his clients the best possible service.
Colin an Associate Broker with Remax Excellence Commercial specializes in clients with high net worth portfolios, investment properties, leasing, and business sales. Having owned and operated businesses in Edmonton and the surrounding area for over 21 years, Colin has the necessary knowledge and experience to assist investors in meeting their individual business needs. Being a current commercial property owner Colin has served on several condo association boards and has participated in the management of those properties. Colin is currently involved in the development of commercial property in the greater Edmonton area. Lessor or lessee, buyer or seller, Colin has negotiated multiple agreements and looks forward to assisting in achieving your investment goals.
Associate Broker/Property Manager
Adel brings a rare breed of tenacity and integrity to Edmonton’s commercial sales and leasing market. Reaching across the aisle and working with both Vendors & Purchasers, and Landlords & Tenants, Adel is a natural facilitator and has proven himself to be an asset to any negotiation – addressing even the smallest nuances in order to ensure smooth and meticulous property acquisitions. Adel has a sincere passion for helping his clients work through any barriers to successfully address their requirements. Known for his superior level of market knowledge and client commitment, Adel has quickly earned the trust of his clients, and holds an advisory role for many local and national firms.
Ravi strives to serve in the best possible professional manner to deliver highest quality client services. Before embarking upon a career in real estate, Ravi attained a PhD from the University of British Columbia and, an MBA from University of Alberta. Ravi has served as veterinarian for over a decade in India and, was working towards economic improvements of livestock farmers in rural areas. In Alberta, Ravi served as a cancer researcher trying to tackle the problem of drug resistance in breast cancers and, then as a business development professional helping early stage startup companies to go to next levels. Ravi is a client service focused individual with a sound understanding of local real estate market.
Ravi Thakur, MBA, ACP
Alexandria Wiemer joined RE/MAX Excellence as a unlicensed assistant to the broker-owners in 2013, and became a licensed associate shortly thereafter. Alex specializes in retail sales & leasing and commercial condos. As the designated agent for EVER Real Estate Developments Ltd., she expertly collaborates with the legal, marketing, construction, and leadership teams to successfully execute the leasing or sale of a project. Alex’s attention to detail, administrative organization, and big-picture management of a project’s objectives contribute to quick closings and smart tenant selections.
Humaira joined the RE/MAX Excellence – Commercial Division team in August 2015 and holds a commercial real estate license. She received her Bachelor degree in Education from the University of Alberta in 2012, and her experience has further developed her excellent communication skills and the ability to enhance customer relationships that will help produce high quality work. Being mentored with some of the industry’s top leaders, she has been able to get a quick grasp of the industry and find her niche in Commercial Real Estate Investment. Humaira is looking forward to continuing the mentorship she receives from her senior commercial real estate agents at RE/MAX Commercial, to help her enhance her understanding of commercial real estate.
Iqbal graduated with a B. SC. In Pharmacy from the University of Karachi, Pakistan, starting his career as a Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative. After moving to Canada, Iqbal pursued his career in Retail Pharmacy as a Pharmacist, working as a Pharmacy assistant with retail Drug chains throughout Edmonton, AB. He then moved again to the Pharmaceuticals Sales Environment as he enjoyed the sale side more than working in the retail Pharmacies themselves. Moving forward Iqbal joined Remax excellence in 2016 with Drugstoresforsale.com working as an associate, and began studying Real Estate until becoming a licensed associate. Outside of work, Iqbal enjoys spending time with his family, which includes his wife, two sons and one daughter. In his leisure time Iqbal loves travelling and eating food outside.
Bill Covey brings over 42 years’ experience in Edmonton real estate to his team and clients at RE/MAX Excellence Commercial Division. Previously the Director/Broker of Property Sales for the City of Edmonton for 33 years, Bill worked with his teams to market and sell thousands of diverse properties, from newly developed industrial and residential lots, to surplus municipal properties including public roadways, city facilities, contaminated and tax recovered land and buildings.
George has been in the commercial real estate field for over ten years. His main area of practice has been industrial leasing, sales and land transactions. George has worked with a broad range of clients from large national tenants, landlords, developers, vendors and purchasers to smaller locally based businesses. Dedication to service, transparency, strong communication, negotiation skills and market knowledge are core values George brings to every transaction he is a part of. Please contact George and our commercial team at RE/MAX Excellence to discuss your commercial real estate goals and objectives, it would be our pleasure to assist you.
Nadia brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Commercial Industry. Having worked in this sector since 2008 after graduating from Interior Design school at Ryerson University in Toronto, Nadia moved to Edmonton in 2015.
Salim has been a Commercial agent since October 2020. Specializing in Industrial Real Estate, he brings over 10 years of experience in customer service, sales and finance from the Automotive Industry, and a commitment to work hard, listen and follow through. He provides quality service to build relationships with clients and more importantly, maintains those relationships by communicating effectively. He is a proud father of two boys, and in his spare time enjoys cycling, golf, digging through records and spending time with friends and family.
Jeff has been in Commercial Real Estate since 2003 after more than a decade as an accomplished sales representative. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business and a Bachelor of Management in Marketing. Through over $3 Billion in transactions across North America, Jeff has demonstrated proven, in-depth expertise in real estate investments in all asset types. In addition to utilizing every means at his disposal to market a particular asset, he has also shown expertise in identifying off-market deals. Jeff has been integral in the acquisition and disposition of Land, Multi-Family, Retail, Office and Industrial properties at all stages, and has financed all categories in an excess of a billion dollars. He has experience in managing over $2 Billion AUM and has been involved in major acquisitions, dispositions, and financing for all types, classes, and values – from $150,000 to $150 Million. Jeff has dealt with properties in development, redevelopment / repositioning, value add, core plus and core.
Hai is committed to assisting clients with the highest level of professionalism, dedication, and attention to detail. As an experienced real estate investor and long-time business owner, Hai has unique insights into what his clients’ needs are and can provide creative solutions to commercial real estate problems. With his accomplished history in commercial real estate, investing, and business, Hai is able to conduct in-depth financial analysis and help with building & executing a sound business plan.
Shiva has been in the commercial real estate industry for 1 year. Shiva is a graduate of the University of Alberta; he holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Marketing. Shiva is consistently reading the latest reports and studies in commercial real estate of current trends in the industry and the state of the Edmonton market. Shiva loves spending time with his family and his puppy. He enjoys working out and playing and watching many different sports.⠀
Danya oversees the marketing programs, services, and communication goals of the department. She provides direction on the day-to-day operations and priority management, and is a source of knowledge on the tools, tactics, vendors, and strategies available to associates. Danya ensures RECA advertising compliance and RE/MAX brand standards are met.
Mahala supports our Commercial Agents in their marketing, from developing brochures to managing their online listing presence, she assists our agents in creating strategic approaches to market each listing. In addition to supporting the agents, she works alongside the Marketing Manager to promote the RE/MAX Excellence Commercial Division’s brand and implement innovative long-term strategies for the division.
Commercial Marketing Coordinator