Brian Madigan LL.B. ~ Candidate RECO Board of Directors 2013
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 2013.
I have decided to submit my candidacy for election as a Director to represent Region 1, which includes Toronto and other central Ontario areas.
The following Candidate Profile is on the RECO website:
Real Estate Broker: commercial and residential, real estate litigation advisor, venture capitalist and educator;
RECO: Approved RECO Education Provider (Disclosure Laws);
Course Developer: 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);
Author: Published over 2,600 articles on real estate for the consumer emphasizing ethical practice by real estate practitioners;
Statisical Analysis: Developed independent comparative performance index for real estate;
Mediator, Arbitrator: Served as mediator and arbitrator in real estate matters;
Expert Witness: Accepted as expert witness by Superior Court of Justice in Ontario related to professional standards;
Education: Graduated Osgoode Hall Law School 1974;
Professional Practice: 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;
Management Responsibility: Served on Boards of Public Hospitals, Foundations, and Chairman of Investment Committees for publicly funded pension plans, advisor to Insurers underwriting corporate governance policies;
Speaking Experience.: Previously Speaker, Canadian Bar Association, Lecturer, Law Society of Upper Canada, Instructor Bar Admission Course; currently, numerous non-profit organizations, including real estate boards in Mississauga, Oakville, Brampton, Hamilton, Brantford, Guelph, Woodstock, London, Orangeville, Coburg, Peterborough, Kingston, Brockville, Ottawa, hanover, Owen Sound and various for-profit organizations including brokerages affiliated with RE/MAX, Royal LePage, Coldwell Banker and the Sutton Group.
Pledge. 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