Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker ~ Candidate - RECO 2012 Election

Brian Madigan ~ Candidate Profile (RECO 2012 Election)

Ontario Real Estate Source

By Brian Madigan LL.B.

The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO), the governing body of real estate brokers, sales representatives and brokerages is electing three new directors to take office in June 2012.

I have decided to submit my candidacy for election as a Director to represent Region 1, which includes Toronto and other central Ontario areas.

RECO will circulate the following information in its election package:

Real estate broker, commercial and residential, real estate litigation advisor, venture capitalist and educator, Approved RECO Education Provider (Disclosure Laws), Continuing Education Course Developer and Instructor (Agreement, Chattels and Fixtures, Surveys, Boundaries and Adverse Possession, Competition Law, Family Law, Estate Planning, Risk Management, Liability under Law of Torts, published over 2,300 articles on real estate for the consumer emphasizing ethical practice by real estate practitioners, developed independent comparative performance index for real estate; served as mediator and arbitrator in real estate matters; accepted as expert witness by Superior Court of Justice in Ontario related to professional standards; graduated Osgoode Hall Law School 1974, practiced law in Toronto for 25 years, commercial and negligence litigation, professional discipline experience as advocate, prosecutor and chair, professional liability experience; over 1,000 court appearances including Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Appeal; closed over 5,000 real estate transactions; served on Boards of Public Hospitals, Foundations, and Chairman of Investment Committees for publicly funded pension plans, advisor to Insurers underwriting corporate governance policies; previously Speaker, Canadian Bar Association, Lecturer, Law Society of Upper Canada, Instructor Bar Admission Course; Director, numerous non-profit organizations.

As a member of the RECO Board, I would encourage professionalism, foster education, permit accredited specialization, allow personal incorporation of real estate practices. Please confirm your commitment by exercising your right to vote!

Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker is an author and commentator on real estate matters, if you are interested in residential or commercial properties in Mississauga, Toronto or the GTA, you may contact him through RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage 416-745-2300.