Meet The Team

Our Team of Professionals

The fact is, there isn't much more to the average agent than the agent themselves. Most agents operate a one-person show - and they're probably breaking their backs trying to do a good job for their clients. Most agents couldn't really work any harder than they're already working.

We know, because we used to do it this way.

But we don't anymore because we found that our clients suffered from our good intentions. The fact is, you may be sympathetic to the fact that your agent is working as hard as humanly possible, but if the quality and profitability of your home sale suffers as a result of them trying to do everything themselves . . . well . . .you have a right to feel cheated.

The simple explanation is that we built a team of professionals to help us be in 10 places at once, and therefore greatly enhance the quality of service we can deliver to our clients. This is basically how other professionals like your banker or lawyer operate. And on top of this, we've used cutting edge technology to dramatically improve the speed, efficiency and innovative capabilities of every part of the service we deliver.

We don't expect you to care about the fine details of the inner-workings of our office. What you should care about is simply this. Because of the highly unique way we've structured our real estate office . . .

Our Clients' Homes Sell for More Money in Less Time!

And because our Team sells a lot of homes, we have extensive homeselling experience that puts more money in our client's pockets.

Paul Rushforth



Paul Rushforth 
Broker/Owner of Ottawa's #1 Real Estate Team! Learn all about Paul.

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Meet Our Client Service Team

To ensure you get personalized attention, we partner you with a dedicated sales representative that will be with you every step of the way, whether you’re buying or selling your home.


Ottawa Real Estate Agent Corey Olsen

Corey Olsen
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Corey is known around the office for really understanding the needs of first time buyers, empty nesters and people whose lives are in transition. No matter how many questions they have, he has good answers. He earned his real estate license in 2003, and has been on our team since 2013. Married with 2 kids, his free moments are devoted to sharing their hockey adventures with the occasional break for some fishing.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Dora Bejaoui

Dora Bejaoui
Selling Partner/Broker

Dora has over 13 years experience as a real estate professional, but it’s her ability to truly listen that helps set her apart. Her combination of caring, market knowledge, and analytical ability helps Dora get amazing results for home buyers, sellers, and investors alike. Learn more about Dora >

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent James Daly

James Daly 
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

James’ background in property management and investments has given him a solid foundation of knowledge and experience. He’s been with us since 2014, and knows the ins and outs of Ottawa’s market well, making him a great partner for first-time buyers or sellers who want lots of information. Learn more about James >

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Kevin Janega

Kevin Janega
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Passionate about investment and with a strong grasp of the market, Kevin has been a long-time investor himself. While he earned his license in 2011, he has over 25 years of sales experience as well. He combines his love of market knowledge with his love of helping families find their perfect homes. Kevin is married with 3 children.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Tammy Dopson

Tammy Dopson
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Tammy has bought and sold homes for hundreds of clients since she joined the Paul Rushforth team in 2012. Highly responsive and flexible, she’s able to switch gears instantly to give her clients what they need, whether they’re first time home buyers with tons of questions or experienced investors. Learn more about Tammy.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Tim Findlay

Tim Findlay
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Passion for real estate, dedication and the natural ability to provide first class service are just some of the key attributes that Tim possesses. He is a highly analytical and resourceful negotiator who thrives on taking an initial offer and turning it into a successful deal for his clients. His meticulous attention to detail and ability to communicate in a direct manner using hard facts gives his clients a competitive advantage. Learn more about Tim.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Paula Riopelle

Paula Riopelle
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Paula brings over 12 years of experience in residential and corporate/commercial law to the table. Her legal background, professionalism, and strong negotiating experience make her a valuable representative to a wide variety of buyers and sellers. As a mom to 3 kids, she also has first-hand knowledge of the real estate needs of young families. Learn more about Paula >

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Ryan Angus

Ryan Angus
Selling Partner/Broker

A licensed realtor since 2008, Ryan has many years of experience to draw on when helping his clients. He is equally at home with buyers, sellers, and investors alike, and has owned his own income-generating properties. He is also a Certified Negotiations Expert. Learn more about Ryan.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Eric Vezina

Eric Vezina
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Eric continuously impresses us with his easy going manner and ability to relate to people. He has a lot of experience helping first-time homebuyers, as well as personal experience renovating older homes, and can speak to the value of any upgrades. Incredibly motivated and full of energy, this licensed realtor will always do whatever it takes to help his clients get the right home. Learn more about Eric.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Eric Vezina

Steve Cooper
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Steve has lived in Ottawa all his life, and knows the pros and cons of every neighbourhood in the city. A licensed realtor since 2012, Steve is a people person who’s got a real feel for managing details and communicating, whether you’re a first time buyer or a seasoned homeowner. Learn more about Steve.

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Ottawa Real Estate Agent Rae Liu

Rae Liu
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Rae has the kind of passion and experience we love to have on our dedicated sales team. Her focus is on the clients and what they are looking for in both personal and investment properties. As a former property manager and a current investment property owner, Rae provides her clients with a unique perspective and valuable advice. Learn more about Rae.

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Team Josh

Josh Batley
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Josh has over 10 years of selling experience in the Ottawa area, consistently exceeding clients’ expectations when he sells their home. He’s sold every kind of home in every part of the city, giving him an excellent understanding of how to market a home to the perfect buyer. Learn more about Josh.

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Team Brigitte

Brigitte Dompierre
Selling Partner/Sales Representative

Brigitte understands the needs of families looking to buy or sell their home. She’s fully bilingual, has experience with investment property, and grew up learning about the Ottawa real estate market. She also has years of experience as an independent business owner, making her an asset to your home sale or purchase. Brigitte has built her career on understanding, communication, knowledge, and lots of hard work! Learn more about Brigitte.

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Meet Our Client Development Team

All licensed real estate agents, our client development team are made up of people who have an instant grasp of what home buyers need. By helping our clients get the essentials sorted out, they enable our sales representatives to focus on connecting people with their new homes, whether buying or selling.



Team Jason

Jason Craig

Jason’s mischievous sense of humour keeps everyone laughing, but don’t be fooled - getting things done always comes first. Active, sporty and persistent, he makes everyone feel like a sibling.

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Team Kevin Pryce

Kevin Pryce

Kevin’s the guy who always remembers to send a card or buy flowers for that special occasion. He treats everyone like family, and we’re all waiting with baited breath to see the baby pictures when he becomes a Dad for the first time. Kevin is also active in the community and coaches youth basketball.

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Team Mike

Michael Machargo

Mike is a giver. He won the United Way Community Builder Award in 2011, and is the founder of the annual CHEO BBQ. He does such a good job that it has raised over $550,000 for the Children's Hospital so far and plans to reach the million dollar mark soon!

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Tadja Roy Gaines

Tadja Roy Gaines

Tadja has always had a passion for real estate and bought her first home at the age of 18. Here at Paul Rushforth, she is an exceptional communicator who especially loves answering questions from first time home buyers. Tadja is a newlywed, and enjoys planning team adventures as a part of our Fun Committee.

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Meet Our Client Support Team

Our Client Support team keeps the business operations and real estate logistics organized. Many are current or former licensed real estate agents.



Team Rhonda

Rhonda Rushforth
Financial Operations

With her feet firmly on the ground, Rhonda’s the down to earth type who keeps us humble in her own kindly way. Passionate about helping the community, Rhonda is always looking for ways to give more. She and Jocelyne organize most of our community events.

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Team Jocelyne

Jocelyne White
General Operations, Marketing

A former licensed real estate agent, Jocelyne still keeps pace with the markets. She joined the Rushforth team in 2005 and has been doing a little bit of everything since then. Extremely active in the community, she works hard to make a lot of our community events happen. She also manages our social media accounts, so be sure to connect and say hello!

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Team Angela

Angie White
Office Manager/Broker

Angie’s main role is to liaise between the office team and the team in the field. She’s so organized she can do this for both of our locations! She’s also our techie, and looks after the computers and phones. Licensed since 2003, she’s been a key part of the Paul Rushforth team since 2010. She’s also a busy Mom.

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Team Josh

Josh Cimon
Business Development

Our in-house Buddy the Elf lookalike is always front and centre with Paul at our events. Licensed since 2011, this tech savvy guy is always finding ways to help us work more efficiently. He started out as a one-man Client Development team, and has since grown it into the full team we have today. He enjoys making people laugh, and enjoys spending time with his large and close-knit family.

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Lisa Filter, Closing Department

Lisa Filter
Closing Department

Lisa is a huge help when it comes to making closings happen. She takes care of all the details and makes things happen seamlessly.

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Team Sylvie

Sylvie Blanchette
Office Coordinator - Orleans

Our “Office Mom” handles appointments, calls, and helps everyone stay organized. She also attends every Paul Rushforth event, and wins our Team Player Award every year! Sweet, compassionate and funny, Sylvie is an office favourite.

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Jaime Martel-Billings

Jaime Martel-Billings
Listing Department

Jaime takes care of crossing all the "I's" and dotting all the "T's" on your real estate listing and we love how motivated she is to learn and to help out. We think her design credentials make her a great asset when selling homes. She not only has her home staging certificate but she is also a former print technician.

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