Meet the Group
Synergy was founded and named by a core group of realtors that came together after realizing they all had very similar goals of providing an amazing level of service while supporting each other to continue to build their own businesses. Each member offers their unique perspectives and values to the company and brings amazing energy to the group. There are a lot of laughs, educational moments shared and celebrations for each other's and clients wins every day! The Synergy Real Estate Group is passionate about Real Estate, marketing, and creating a top-level client experience as a standard. They love what they do and it's clear by the way they are consistently growing!
Relationships are built on trust. To earn the trust, we must be knowlegeable about local neighbourhoods, current market conditions, cutting edge marketing techniques, and be an expert negotiator, protecting my Client’s best interest. Providing first class customer service and maintaining standards of communication are Chris’ ultimate goal with every Client. For Chris, treating Clients with care and pleasing their individual needs so they feel their expectations have been exceeded are the foundations for success.
With a diverse background in Business, Construction, Psychology and Finance, Chris has developed his knowledge in areas that can help his Clients through various avenues. His honed skills directly carry over to the Real Estate business through marketing his Clients’ homes, understanding building and materials, negotiation techniques and Real Estate investment. Chris is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys spending his free time with his beautiful wife, Cheryl, and two boys, James and Sam, and baby girl Chloe, in nature camping, hiking and mountain biking. He plays lots of team sports and enjoys reading, watching live music and stand-up comedy shows.
An educator at heart, Gemma knows she can teach anything (except for accounting and heavy machinery). Her heart lies in educating and connecting others with transparency and empowering those around her, whether it be business or personal.
She is a woman wearing many hats and has a diverse background in Education Management, Cirriculum and Instructional Design, Project Management, Landscape Design and Real Estate. Gemma is committed to building and nurturing solid relationships with a strong emphasis on integrity, accountability and excellence every day.
Gemma is an influential community presence as a small business owner and parent in the Tri-Cities. She is also the Founder and Administrator of the Facebook group: Smart Money for Moms Canada (2016). With 10,000 plus members, the objective for the group is met with daily posts that engage women through financial education in a safe online community without judgement.
As a Mom, Gemma keeps herself busy by running after TWO BOYS, directing a busy household, while managing two businesses in her hometown of Port Coquitlam. Her daily dose of chocolate (or hidden stash of Oreos) aid her immensely, along with a strong cup of coffee!
Carmen was born in Cebu, Philippines and moved to Canada at a young age. After living in various municipalities in the lower mainland, she settled down with her family in Coquitlam. Carmen has a comprehensive history of dealing with her Clients from the initial contact to giving them the keys to their new home. Carmen is an excellent communicator who works hard to build a lasting relationship with her Clients. She strives to ensure they get the home they deserve.
After 20+ years as an Accountant, Carmen made the switch to Real Estate. She now has over six years of Realtor experience.
Carmen resides in Coquitlam with her husband of 20 years and two teenaged sons.
Wolvi Menezes became a Licensed Real Estate Professional while completing his Bachelor of Applied Science in Civil Engineering (BASc.) degree at the University of British Columbia. Growing up on construction sites, and flipping houses with his father, nurtured his passion for construction, engineering, and real estate. With the combination of those passions and his detail oriented personality, Wolvi is someone who truly understands the importance in every detail, and as a result, provides a smooth contract-to-close process without missing a beat.
Marc is known for his excellent client service and commitment to work hard, listening and follow through. His negotiation skills are top notch. He provides quality service to build relationships and more importantly, growing those relationships by communicating effectively.
Marc is a resident of Port Coquitlam with his wife of 24 years and his two grown children who both attend University.
Jennifer is Licensed Realtor with a forte for Marketing and a passion for helping people reach their Real Estate Goals! Jennifer grew up around construction and development watching her father help to build much of the city with concrete – from the sky-train to the foundation for your homes.
Jennifer has aided in the launch of new development projects, working behind the scenes to create marketing materials, social media campaigns, website content and the ultimate client experience. She is a leader with the ability to manage teams and a thought generator who can put idea’s into action. Jennifer is highly relatable and enjoys creating and maintaining lasting relationships. She truly cares about her clients and aims to help create a lasting impression in her community.
Her goal is to influence the way the public views real estate professionals by continuing to be passionate about knowledge, development and raising the bar for the industry standard in service.
“I have a passion for people and rapport, I want every client to have an experience unlike any they have had before."
As the Executive Assistant and Client Care Manager, Laura's top priority is ensuring that our clients receive the best care during a transaction. She maintains a smooth process for our clients, cooperating agents and the team throughout a deal and beyond. Laura's exceptional communication skills and systems provide all parties with timely information, top quality client service and an attention to detail. With years of Real Estate Administration experience, Laura's support to our team ensures seamless and efficient functioning.
Multi tasking is second nature to Laura, when she is not at work, she is busy building memories with her husband and their 5 children. Laura enjoys crafting and her entrepreneurial spirit has developed into representing a local clothing company and running a custom woodwork business which she provides for our clients. Her drive for success in all aspects of her life is what keeps her energizes and ready to take on the day.