The Sea & Ski Team
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
“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
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.
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.
Susan I. 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.
Trish Gawlik, Sales Representative
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.
Brian Sloan, Sales Representative
Joining the Sea & Ski Team, Brian brings a wide range of experience from a career in Information Technology with clients in financial services, newspaper, book, and magazine publishing and online advertising. Brian’s extensive knowledge of advertising at the local level on Facebook, Google AdWords and Google Maps transfers extremely well to the local real estate market.
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.
Courtney Brown, Marketing & Communications Assistant
Born on the other side of the Niagara Escarpment in Collingwood, Courtney brings her resort marketing 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.
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…