Meet the Sea & Ski Team

Sea & Ski Realty Ltd. Brokerage is a leading boutique Real Estate firm in the South Georgian Bay and surrounding areas. Helping clients buy and sell properties across Grey and Simcoe Counties since 1994, we have been a leader in the Real Estate profession by ensuring we listen to our clients and evolve with their needs and wants. The main reason why Sea & Ski Realty Ltd. has remained at the top is their “Team Model”. Our dedicated team of energetic and professional staff are here to support you. Whether you are buying or selling, each member of our team will use their specialized skills and training to ensure your needs are met. From our in-house marketing team using the most up-to-date equipment and marketing strategies, to our sales representatives using their local knowledge and experience, to our admin team keeping everything organized. No matter what your real estate needs are, the whole Sea & Ski team is here to work for you.


Hear what past clients have to say about Selling and Buying property through Sea & Ski Realty

We've recommended Sea & Ski...

“We’ve Recommended Sea & Ski to a Number of our Friends… It’s been a pleasure”

– Robert & John

They're the best!

“She came in with a price that was realistic and sold our home in 6 weeks which was unbelievable to us. We’d recommend Karen and her team to anyone. They’re the best!”

– Ken & Sue

Happy kids...

“Some pretty happy kids sticking the sold sign up on the new house 🙂 Thank you Karen Cox and the entire Sea & Ski team!”

– Cheryle & Wayne

Team Members

Karen Cox, Broker of Record/Owner

Karen is the owner and Broker of Record at Sea & Ski Realty Ltd., Brokerage and has been involved in real estate for over 25 years. Karen chose the Real Estate Profession as a career because she believes ‘real property’ is one of the best ways to ‘invest’ your money. Karen’s great people skills coupled with her keen sense of ‘client needs’ are what makes her stand out in our profession.

Russell Severnuk, Sales Representative

Russ comes to Sea and Ski with an expansive knowledge base that he has obtained from his past experience in other industries and careers. He has a wealth of sales experience from his time living in Toronto while working at Sprint Canada Inc. as Major and National account managers. During the early 1990’s, he honed a variety of skills that made him the number one sales person across Canada.

Kristan Sears, Sales Representative

Having worked in the financial industry for over 15 years Kristan has the ability to read market trends and communicate these trends effectively to her clients. As an equity trader at Barclays Bank, an options and bond trader at CIBC Wood Gundy, and a senior Vice President at Clarington Mutual Funds she understands the dynamics for our changing economic landscape and how that relates to the real estate market.

Susan Welsh, Sales Representative

Growing up, getting married, and raising her family in the Flesherton area makes Susan Welsh your area and Real Estate expert. While raising her daughter, she took administration courses which led her to being offered a job at the real estate board in Hanover (RAGBOS) where she spent the next 2.5 years. There, she found her love of houses and property. 12 years of real estate administration in various offices later, coupled with her knowledge of the area, she decided to go to the next level: becoming a Realtor. Susan has been a Realtor for the past 4 years and looks forward to many more.

Kelly Kinghan, Sales Representative, Marketing Manager

Born and raised locally, Kelly brings a variety of skills and experience to Sea & Ski team.In 2007, Kelly obtained her real estate license and became a Realtor®. In addition to being an asset to the team as an agent, Kelly is also the head of our Marketing department where she looks after our numerous websites, advertising, photos and high definition video tours.

Trish Gawlik, Client Care Coordinator

Trish Gawlik was raised locally on a small hobby farm. She enjoys spending her spare time in Northern Ontario with friends, riding through the Beaver Valley on motorcycles, along with exploring the hiking trails within the Blue Mountain region with her dogs.

Courtney Brown, Marketing & Communications Assistant

Born on the other side of the Niagara Escarpment in Collingwood, Courtney brings her resort marking experience to the Sea & Ski team. In 2016, Courtney graduated from the Advertising & Marketing Communications program at Durham College in Oshawa and then returned home to Collingwood to start her career. In 2019, she decided she wanted to change things up and branch out of the resort marketing industry to open up her skill set and experience something new.

Community Involvement

Sea & Ski Takes Pride in supporting and being a strong part of our local communities through sponsoring and participating in local events, supporting local teams, and contributing to improving our local area and economy in different associations and municipal groups.

The Beaver Crawl

Victoria Helped Create and Run the Beaver Crawl Triathalon

Chatsworth Santa Claus Parade

Sea & Ski in the Chatsworth Santa Claus Parade 2015

Talisman Task Force

Russ was a member of the Municipal Task Force for Talisman

Beaver Valley Fall Fair

Victoria was Beaver Valley Fall Fair Ambassador for 2 Years

Sail For Hope 2016

Sea & Ski Sponsors 2016 Sail For Hope in Thornbury

Karen Coaches Gymnastics

Karen Coaches the GBSS Gymnastics Team & Georgian Bay Aerials


Sea & Ski Sponsors 2015 & 2016 Mudmoiselle Cancer Mud Run

Georgian Bay Club

Sea & Ski Sponsors 2016 Georgian Bay Club Charity Golf Tournament

Family Day @ BVSC

Sea & Ski Sponsors 2015 & 2016 Family Day at BVSC

Chatsworth Business Showcase

Sea & Ski at the Chatsworth Local Business Showcase

History of Sea & Ski Realty

Over the past few decades, the Beaver Valley and surrounding areas have witnessed a change in the driving forces behind its economy. For well over the past 100 years, farming and industry has driven the economy and provided employment to thousands of families across the entire region.

Today, we experience a Tourism and Recreation driven economy that is quickly turning our region into the number one four-season playground in Ontario. While tourism is a steady source of cash flow to the…

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