Francine brings significant commercial banking, financing and real estate experience to her role as Director, IC&I Advisory where she advises on investment, commercial & industrial real estate & business transactions. She has over two decades of professional finance expertise and insight as a former corporate banker with one of Canada’s major schedule 1 banks, as a principal & nominee of a mortgage brokering company and many years of commercial realty services experience where she focuses on mid-market transactions ($10M+) acquisition and disposition mandates for businesses and property, commercial leasing and financing throughout the Metro Vancouver region.
In addition to having access to Promerita Group’s multidisciplinary expertise, capital and network, Francine has built an extensive contact base of over 5,000 property owners, business owners and investors in the Metro Vancouver region. Her client base ranges from residential mortgage clients to large scale industrial owners, commercial enterprises and multifamily developers, all seeking the same thing: high integrity, professional standards, consistent service, first class research and advice.
Francine has assisted buyers and tenants of commercial properties in both the Industrial and Retail commercial market segments. She has closed transactions as high as $13 million resulting in very high returns to her buyers. Additionally Francine has assisted many of her mortgage clients to purchase homes for investment, retirement, and everyday living. Francine’s listings are advertised widely by email, and personal contact to her data base of over 5,000 lower mainland real estate and mortgage clients. She extensively markets to other realtors as well, ensuring the highest exposure the property can possibly receive. Listings are advertised extensively through various web services to be sure that no buyer can ever miss seeing the value of the opportunity. Francine has indepth knowledge of both the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island real estate markets. To learn more about her services see page links titled “Your Buyers Agent” and “Mortgages” in this website.
Francine graduated from Simon Fraser University with a degree in Business Administration and Economics, holds real estate and mortgage brokerage qualifications from the Sauder School of Business at UBC and completed the Canadian Securities Course. She is a licensed associate at Promerita Realty, is a member of the British Columbia Real Estate Association and the Canadian Real Estate Association.
Outside of work, Francine has three boys who are slowly leaving the nest and establishing successful careers of their own. She enjoys skiing at Whistler Mountain, hiking and is a regular world traveler.