Finally, a chance for everyone to get into real estate. That’s homeownership without the life-altering sacrifices of homeownership.

Quality real estate deals are usually out of reach for everyday people. We’re changing the game so that literally everyone has a chance to get into the market by investing with addy. We believe everyone should have the opportunity to become a homeowner through access to real estate investing at any amount, regardless of income, age, gender or background.

Vision 🙌

Real Estate For Everyone

Mission 🚀

To enable every human to be a homeowner

Empathy Core Value

Core Value #1

We have the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.

Curiosity Core Value

Core Value #2

We are curious and always on the hunt for improvement. Every day and every way, we are better and better

Win-Win or No Deal Core Value

Core Value #3

For everything that we do, it is a win-win situation or no deal.

Our Promises 🤝

Everyone is Welcome 👐

Our mission at addy – to enable everyone to become a homeowner – reflects the fundamental principle that everyone is welcome. We aspire to nurture a diverse team not only in gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion and age, but also in cultural backgrounds, life experiences, thoughts and ideas.

“As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, building a culture of inclusion, diversity, and financial equality, inside and outside of the company is very close to my heart. This will continue to live at the forefront of our business.” – Michael Stephenson, addy CEO.

Our Squad 🧑‍🤝‍🧑

Alon Sabi
Engineering

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Asa Rehman
Digital Content Specialist

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Chris Ryan
SOFTWARE ENGINEER

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Cole Beevor-Potts
Member Services Intern

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Edward Sim
Member Services

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Iaroslava Goniukova
Software Engineer in Test

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Isaac Forsland

Isaac Forsland
Videographer

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Katie Kernahan
Head of Comms

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Lawrence Lin
Engineering Intern

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Mathieu Jobin

Mathieu Jobin
Software Engineer

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Margaret Bi
Graphic Designer

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Marvin Wong
Head of Real Estate Ops

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Michael Stephenson
CEO | Co-Founder

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Ryan Barcelo
Member Services

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Mc Dave Valdecantos
Software engineer

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Anna Asgaraly

Anna Asgaraly
Product Design Intern

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Mitch Jarvi
Director of Sales

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SASCIA SMITH-JENSEN
SDR and Communications

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Raymond Lin
Software Engineer

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Sahaj Monga
Project Manager

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Sean Ty
Finance

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Sophie Zhao
Product Designer

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Stephen Jagger
CRO | Co-founder

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Rishi

Rishivansh Acharjee
Video Specialist

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Malin Sundberg

Malin Sundberg
iOS Product Engineer

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Kai Dombrowski
IOS PRODUCT ENGINEER

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Nina Schwark

Nina Schwark
Executive Assistant to the CEO

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Stephen Yeh

Stephen Yeh
Director of Finance

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Brad Hughes
Performance Improvement Analyst

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Our Board of Directors & Advisors 🎓

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Jeff Booth
Chairperson | Co-Founder

Entrepreneur, Advisor, Author, Angel Investor, Technology Leader, Co-Founder & Former CEO BuildDirect Technologies. 2015 BC Technology Industry Association’s (BCTIA) Person of the Year, 2016 Goldman Sachs 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs.

Keith Spencer
Director

IT Lawyer at Fasken Martineau, retired Co-Leader of the firm’s Start-Up & Emerging Company Services Group, recipient of The BC Tech Association’s “Bill Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award”

Pascal Spothelfer
Director

President & CEO Of Genome BC. He has held several senior roles, in both Europe and Canada, across industry sectors. His experience spans general and change management to broad based stakeholder relations. Pascal holds a law degree and a PhD in law.

Steve Evans
Director

President of Sunstone Realty Advisors and Co-Founder and former CEO of Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust  founded in 2007 and traded on the TSX; sold to Blackstone in 2018 for $3.8B)

Michael Stephenson
Director | Co-Founder

Visionary, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder addy, Payroll Hero, Ubertor (Acquired in 2013), and Combustion Hosting (Acquired in 2006).

Stephen Jagger
Director | Co-founder

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author, Investor. Co-Founder addy, Payroll Hero, Ubertor (Acquired in 2013), and Combustion Hosting (Acquired in 2006).

Thuan Pham
Advisor | Technology

Former Chief Technology Officer at Uber. Prior to that, he was VP of Engineering at VMware, Westbridge, and DoubleClick. He holds a BS in computer science and engineering and an MS in EE/CS from MIT.

Vikram Dhir
Advisor | Securities Law

Partner at Koffman Kalef LLP, a law firm focused on business law and litigation with significant strength and experience in tax, securities and corporate finance, senior banking, commercial real estate transactions and development, intellectual property, international trade and mergers and acquisitions. 

Our Community Real Estate Investment Committee 💸

Andrew Gaucher
Vice President, McKinley Beach, GGroup

Andrew brings over 10 years experience with a creative perspective and strong communications skills to real estate and land development, affording a unique approach to launching and executing development projects. Since establishment, GGroup has developed in excess of $350 million in real estate and is proud of the success of its landmark project, McKinley Beach

Marc Strongman
CEO | President, The Strongman Group

Marc has a substantial depth of experience to every facet of the real estate investment business. The Strongman Group owns and manages over $200 million in assets consisting primarily of commercial retail shopping centres and free standing buildings throughout Western Canada, Ontario and Quebec.

Rajvinder Khatar
RBC Executive | icbc director

Rajvinder has held various leadership roles in the financial services industry including 10 years within Residential Financing. Currently, he is the Vice President, Group Advantage with RBC Royal Bank focusing on Company Group Retirement/Savings Plans & Pensions. He also serves on the Board of Directors for ICBC where he sits on the Investment Committee as well as the Operations & Technology Committee.

Steve Saretsky
Realtor | Host ‘The Saretsky Show’

Steve is widely considered a thought leader in the industry with regular appearances on BNN, CBC, CKNW, CTV and a contributor to BC Business Magazine. Steve’s dedication to analyzing the stats, financial landscape, and policies affecting Vancouver Real Estate have allowed him to build a successful business while working with and providing advisory services to investment advisors, financial institutions, policy makers and Real Estate developers. Steve hosts ‘The Saretsky Show’, and authors the popular “Saretsky Report“.

Tamara Stone
Realtor | Founder, Stone sisters group

A licensed Realtor since 1995, and has had vast market experience with buying and selling opportunities. She enjoys sharing her knowledge about those experiences and has spoken at the RE/MAX South America conference in Argentina as well as at the RE/MAX International conference.

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Tri Quach
Entrepreneur | Investor

Tri currently utilizes over 16 years of Management and Entrepreneurship experience in various roles and industries in Agriculture, Real Estate, Transportation, and Logistics. He is a licenced CFIA and USFDA trades specialist. With a strong desire for community involvement, Tri previously interned at the Canadian Red Cross and held a Directorship role with the Willoughby Residents Association.

Troy MacBeth Abromaitis

Troy MacBeth Abromaitis
Director of Development: Bucci Developments

Troy MacBeth Abromaitis has nearly 20 years of Real Estate Development experience in Western Canada and has served on a broad range of not-for-profit Boards over the past 10 years. Troy was previously the President of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia and also serves as the President-Elect for the Rotary Club of West Vancouver. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and biking.

Our Legal Partner

Fasken is one of the largest business law firms in Canada with more than 700 lawyers and agents in ten offices on four continents.