DEB & JAMES

              Deb has the experience, skills and integrity to deliver results for her real estate clients. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 35 years experience and a 30 year career in the BC Government. This includes over 10 years as Executive Financial Officer responsible for ministry finance, information technology, Human Resources and capital planning for office space and specialized facilities like courthouses and schools across the province. A second career in residential real estate, helping clients transition successfully to new homes and finding a perfect place to live in this beautiful city, has long been a dream of Debs. She was first introduced to the world of real estate in high school when she was assigned to DF Hanley Real Estate for a month long work experience internship. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the past 50 years, Deb has lived, worked and gone to school throughout Greater Victoria. With an easygoing personality that makes it easy to connect with people, combined with a high level of energy, Deb will work tirelessly to meet her client’s needs. When Deb is not working, she loves to read and spend time keeping active with her partner Ken, her family and friends - walking, hiking, bike riding, travelling and dancing.                           

Deb has the experience, skills and integrity to deliver results for her real estate clients.  She is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 35 years experience and a 30 year career in the BC Government.  This includes over 10 years as Executive Financial Officer responsible for ministry finance, information technology, Human Resources and capital planning for office space and specialized facilities like courthouses and schools across the province.

A second career in real estate, helping clients sell their homes or find a perfect new home, has long been a dream of Deb’s. She was first introduced to the world of real estate in high school when she was assigned to DF Hanley Real Estate for a month long work experience internship.

Deb was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and has lived in Victoria since 1971. She has an easygoing personality and ability to connect with people. Deb has lots of energy and works tirelessly to meet her client’s needs.

When Deb is not working, she loves to read and spend time keeping active with her partner Ken, her family and friends – walking, hiking, bike riding, travelling and dancing.


James has been a realtor since 2005. He is a multiple MLS® Award winner and has received Sutton Diamond and Platinum awards. James is one of Sutton’s top realtors and is also an Accredited Staging Professional.

James is known for his positive outlook, integrity, unwavering determination and sense of humour. He has exceptional people skills which he developed over the last few decades. Before becoming a realtor, James worked as a concierge, managed a building supply store and worked as a manager in retail.

Growing up, James enjoyed competitive sports including hockey and lacrosse. He also played golf which he continues today. Through his passion for sports, James learned to never give up and always strive to win. He applies this to his approach to real estate.

James was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and has lived in Victoria since 1971. At 22 he purchased his first property and since then he has bought and sold several other properties of his own. He currently lives in Saanich with his wife and daughter.