Ray has been involved in the real estate profession for more than 33 years. He has always enjoyed working with 1st time buyers, his large past client base, and referrals, and still gets excited today when showing homes. Ray carries the MCNE designation, Master Certified Negotiation Expert, assuring that he has the skills to ensure that his clients always get the best representation. He has been acknowledged for his many accomplishments, receiving the prestigious MLS Lifetime Membership achievement award (consistently in the top 10% of REALTORS®). Ray currently serves his profession as a Director of the BC Real Estate Association, serving 22,000+ members throughout BC. He previously served on the Vancouver Real Estate Board of Directors from 2008 to 2016, and served his fellow REALTORS® as President in 2014/15. He has also served on various committees, working to improve organized real estate. Ray’s passion for public speaking was ignited through his involvement with Toastmasters International. He also values his time mentoring young REALTORS® to be the best they can be. His motto of Vision, Passion, Commitment, which he lives by, stemmed from his life experiences. His other pastimes include sailing and cheering on our local sports teams. Ray’s wife Edie, with whom he has been married for over 30 years, and his dog Buttercup provide him with a great home life when he isn’t working for his clients!