How To Get Your Agent to Work Twice as Hard

Our Team of Professionals

The fact is, there isn't much more to the average agent than the agent themselves. Most agents operate a one-person show - and they're probably breaking their backs trying to do a good job for their clients. Most agents couldn't really work any harder than they're already working.

We know, because we used to do it this way.

But we don't anymore because we found that our client's suffered from our good intentions. The fact is, you may be sympathetic to the fact that your agent is working as hard as humanly possible, but if the quality and profitability of your home sale suffers as a result of them trying to do everything themselves . . . well,

. . .you have a right to feel cheated.

The simple explanation is that we built a team of professionals to help us be in 10 places at once, and therefore greatly enhance the quality of service we can deliver to our clients. This is basically how other professionals like your banker or lawyer operate. And on top of this, we've used cutting edge technology to dramatically improve the speed, efficiency and innovative capabilities of every part of the service we deliver.

We don't expect you to care about the fine-details of the inner-workings of our office. What you should care about is simply this. Because of the highly unique way we've structured our real estate office . . .

Our client's homes sell for more money in less time!

And because our Team sells a lot of homes, we have extensive homeselling experience that puts more money in our client's pockets.

To find out more about how our team approach can make you more successful in the real estate market, simply fill out the form on this page.

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Lee Colby

Team Leader CEO

With an extensive career as a seasoned professional Realtor, I boast a proven track record, consistently ranking in the top 1% of the industry. My expertise spans across the realm of real estate, specializing in bulldog negotiation, luxury homes, and waterfront properties. Holding an Hon.BA from York University, I am a lifelong learner committed to continuous self-improvement and professional development, firmly believing that knowledge, when combined with experience, transforms into applied power.

My achievements have been acknowledged on a broader scale, earning recognition as one of the Top 200 Real Estate Agents in North America consecutively from 2014 to 2021 by the Accredited Platinum Real Estate Professional (APREP). This distinction reflects my unwavering commitment to excellence and results.

Beyond the realm of real estate, I am a devoted family person, celebrating 44 years of marriage and cherishing two beautiful daughters. I am actively involved in philanthropy, supporting organizations such as the Canadian Make A Wish Foundation, the Canadian Cancer Society, and local animal rescue initiatives. My passion for making a positive impact extends beyond the professional sphere, reflecting my dedication to both community and family.


Sharon Crann

Director of Operations Manager of Pre-Con

With over four decades of leadership in the real estate industry, Sharon Crann stands as a trailblazer with a proven track record. A distinguished member of the Chairman's Club, representing the top 1% in national realtor sales, Sharon's achievements are unmatched.

Her expertise extends beyond sales, encompassing the successful management of brokerages, sales teams, and the development of impactful training programs. Sharon's extensive background includes roles in accounting, auditing, and financial management, along with direct experience in real estate, financial consulting, and venture capital. As a versatile project manager, she has led initiatives across diverse business domains.

Sharon's proficiency spans various real estate sectors, from New Home Sites and Resale Homes to Commercial Real Estate, Land Acquisition, and innovative Lease to Own Programs. Beyond professional accomplishments, Sharon is deeply committed to community service. As the President of the Family Council at Hillsdale Estates, she actively contributes to the organization's vision of Changing Lives and Building Futures. Her dedication earned her the Family Council Ontario Outstanding Person of the Year 2017 award. Sharon also extends support through facilitating a Caregiver Support Group for the Alzheimer's Society of Durham. Her multifaceted contributions make Sharon Crann a standout figure in both the real estate industry and community service.


Karen Harris

Sales Representative
Karen Harris has over 20 years of experience as a full time professional Realtor. Her extensive experience is not expensive but often priceless for her clients.
Her knowledge of the market place is second to none. She has lived and worked in Durham Region, Kawartha Lakes and the surrounding areas and know them well.

She is qualified in real estate law, appraisals, advertising and marketing. She works with clients buying, selling and investing in a wide variety of real estate opportunities. Her clients have described her as being knowledgeable, a good listener, honest, patient, well organized and a tough negotiator. These qualities guarantee a smooth and stress-free process that gets her buyers the best price guaranteed and her sellers more money in less time.

Karen is passionate about real estate and loves her profession. Helping her clients succeed is her ' why ' Her customer service from start to finish is simply top shelf . She believes integrity and determination are of utmost importance and has successfully applied these principles to her business for over 20 years.

When she is not travelling or spending time with family, she volunteers in school activities, office fundraisers and local animal welfare groups. 

If you are looking for a Realtor that goes the extra mile exceeding your expectations Karen is the Professional you want to work with She will put your best interests first always.
Call her now, you will be glad you did, we guarantee it  416-509-8367

Josh Kohl

Inside Sales Agent

Josh is a dynamic professional with a multifaceted background that speaks to his commitment to excellence and innovation. Graduating as an Ontario Scholar from high school, he embarked on a remarkable journey marked by achievements and accolades.

With a proven track record as both a top Sales Rep and Sales Manager at his previous company, specializing in water solutions, Josh demonstrated exceptional leadership and sales acumen. His ability to drive results and foster strong client relationships propelled him to the forefront of the industry.

Continuing his pursuit of excellence, Josh graduated in the top 1% of students in his college marketing program, showcasing his dedication to academic excellence and mastery of strategic marketing principles.

Beyond his professional endeavors, Josh has made significant contributions to the realm of athletics as well. Since high school, he has been actively involved in running a Coaching Program for Athletes performance, leveraging his passion for sports to inspire and empower others to reach their full potential.

In addition to his thriving career and passion for athletics, Josh is also an avid novelist. With a keen eye for storytelling and creativity, he is eagerly preparing to publish his first book in the summer, marking a new chapter in his journey as a writer and storyteller.

Driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a passion for innovation, Josh embodies the spirit of a true visionary and leader in everything he does. As he continues to push boundaries and make an impact in his various endeavors, his dedication and determination serve as an inspiration to all those around him.



Michael Kohl

Inside Sales Agent

With a solid foundation in Legal Studies and a minor in Forensic Psychology from his undergraduate studies, Michael further honed his skills through a graduate certification in Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Michael’s professional journey has been diverse, encompassing roles in sales, Human Resources, and overseeing special projects. Most recently, he served as the General Manager of an Air and Water Filtration company, gaining valuable insights into operational excellence.

Beyond the professional realm, Michael finds joy in a variety of hobbies. Whether it's strategizing on the golf course, immersing myself in gaming adventures, or cherishing moments with family, I believe in maintaining a well-rounded and balanced lifestyle.

As an integral part of The Colby Team, he brings a unique blend of academic expertise, diverse professional experience, and a passion for cultivating meaningful connections.



Niki Paton

Marketing Executive

Niki is a seasoned professional with a background in International Business Marketing and Advertising, having excelled in her post-secondary education. Her remarkable academic achievements, coupled with a knack for delivering tangible results, have afforded her collaborations with industry giants spanning the automotive sector, music festivals, professional sports organizations, and more. 

Embracing the challenge of rebranding and team growth, Niki eagerly assumed a pivotal role with The Colby Team. Her forte lies in crafting and executing strategic marketing plans that generate substantive deals, avoiding the common pitfalls of generating irrelevant leads. Specializing in social media content that translates into tangible business outcomes, Niki distinguishes herself by producing results over time-wasting inquiries.

Niki's ability to balance the broader vision with meticulous execution has propelled her to industry leadership. Her proven track record involves catalyzing the growth of businesses through innovative marketing strategies. While Niki's expertise lies in Business Marketing, she seamlessly provides crucial support to the Director of Operations, contributing significantly to the organization's seamless functioning.

Driven by new opportunities, Niki has discovered a passion for New Home Sales, leveraging her access to leading pre-construction developments from the Niagara Region to Prince Edward County. Her multifaceted skills and dedication to both business marketing and operational support make Niki an invaluable asset to The Colby Team.



Morin Ogunbanjo

Marketing Assistant

Results-driven Web Designer with a strong passion for creating customized online destinations that precisely cater to clients' unique needs. With over 5 years of experience, I excel at translating abstract design concepts into actionable technical specifications. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS, I combine creativity with functionality to deliver seamless user experiences and visually appealing UI designs. Recognized for my detail-oriented and organized approach, I thrive in fast-paced environments and consistently meet tight deadlines. A dedicated team player, I am eager to contribute to the success of the company and collaborate with inspiring individuals and organizations on challenging projects.

 

Additionally, I'm highly organized in tracking multiple concurrent projects with shared online tools and  I have an intuitive sense for communicating complex technical processes into easy-to-follow documentation for internal and external stakeholders. My existing skills in Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere and basic HTML prepare me to immediately support creative execution while I ramp up quickly on additional programs as needed.


Tara Colby

Client Care Co-Ordinator

With a solid foundation in healthcare and a rich history in real estate, I am a dedicated professional with a passion for making a positive impact in both my professional and personal life.

I graduated with honors from Trillium College as a Personal Support Worker, demonstrating my commitment to providing compassionate care. Seeking to enhance my expertise, I pursued additional courses and training through the Alzheimer’s Society and Durham Hospice, specializing in Dementia Care &  Palliative Care.

My journey in real estate began alongside my father, a third-generation Realtor. From a young age, I played diverse roles behind the scenes and started as a hostess in model homes for my father and two builders in my hometown Port Perry. Growing up I was immersed in the world of real estate, engaging in house renovations, new builds and family flipping projects. 

Beyond my professional and volunteer roles, I am an animal lover and advocate, proud dog mom, avid cottager, and a self-proclaimed Cuba expert, having lived there. My passion for research and commitment to excellence reflect my drive for continuous learning and personal development.