The Baker Advantage


We specialize in project marketing and sales of pre‑construction residential and commercial condominiums, new homes, hotel condominiums, resorts and master planned communities.

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Let Baker be your real estate partner by giving you the tools needed to excel in your market.

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Buyers and Investors

Whether purchasing a property as an investment or for personal use, let over 20 years of experience help you buy with confidence.

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Our Leadership Team

Together these six leaders bring over three decades of realty expertise that have spanned markets across the globe.

Pat Baker

Pat Baker is Chairman, and founder of Baker Real Estate Incorporated. She is a native of Ontario and a graduate of Queen's University. With a strong background in Canadian retailing, she has been an energetic, professional and vital force in the Ontario and Florida real estate market since 1981.

Ms. Baker has been responsible for successful pre-construction marketing and sales, resale programs, and rental pro-grams for major new home projects in Canada and the United States. She is uniquely qualified in the sales and marketing of projects to both local and international markets including Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Korea, India, Russia, Indonesia, Thailand, Israel, Ireland as well as Europe and the United States.

Barbara Lawlor

As CEO and President of Baker Real Estate Incorporated, Ms. Lawlor is responsible for bringing new business into the company. She is directly involved with the marketing and sales of pre-construction condominium developments in Canada and overseas and plays a key consulting role with the development team.

Barbara is a Registered Real Estate Broker and a Fellow of The Real Estate Institute of Canada and has been a member of the Baker team since 1993. She has opened new offices and led major sales and marketing campaigns for the company in North America and International real estate markets. As a popular writer (Ms. Lawlor writes weekly columns for various publications and is a consummate blogger), she has become known as The Condo Pro. Her charismatic style and tremendous knowledge, make her a highly sought after seminar speaker.

Sean McNeely

Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Sean McNeely has combined his reputation as an innovative thinker with keen business strategy to keep Baker Real Estate Incorporated on the leading edge of technology in a fast moving real estate industry. Sean has, over the years, created and constantly renewed the sophisticated web-based data tracking systems that have allowed the company to become a forerunner in making the marketing and selling of projects a science. His talents and approach have enabled Baker to be a partner to its clients and, as well, have its sales reach extend to the far corners of the world.

Jeff Clark

Jeff has in excess of 20 years of business experience including working at the executive level in the insurance risk management, financial services, commerce and pre-construction home marketing. Among his responsibilities was managing large international teams and delivering complex projects on time and within budget. In his role as Senior Vice President at Baker Real Estate, Jeff is directly involved in building design, project branding, unit design and unit mix and marketing strategies. Jeff also is instrumental in setting and implementing effective sales strategies for achieving the highest velocity of sales while at the same time as maximizing project revenue. In his time at Baker, Jeff has been responsible for some of the GTA’s fastest selling and most successful condominium projects. Additionally, Jeff has extensive experience in effectively selling GTA projects in Singapore, the UAE and in China. Recently, Jeff has been involved in the partnership between Baker Real Estate and the Canadian Real Estate Investment Centre in China. Through this partnership Jeff and Baker are able to work with Toronto developers to bring their projects to China and leverage this partnership to tap into the immense Chinese marketplace for sales.

Debbie Lafave

Debbie joined the Baker Team in 2010 and brings with her a wealth of experience in project sales and marketing including 17 years at Intrawest responsible for sales at both the Tremblant-Quebec and Blue Mountain-Ontario resorts, where she and her teams sold well over a billion dollars worth of real estate. Prior to joining Baker Real Estate, Debbie was Vice President Sales & Marketing for Sotheby’s International Realty Canada where she was responsible for the execution of all sales and marketing strategies for an impressive portolio of pretigious development projects across Eastern Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. As a native Montrealer, Debbie is a natural fit for her current role as Senior Vice-President, responsible for Baker Real Estate’s Montreal division; Immobilier Baker.

Harley Nakelsky

As Vice President of Baker Real Estate, Harley is directly involved in the operations of sales and marketing for developments, establishing and managing sales offices, selling out condominium projects and increasing the developer’s top line. Harley has been running sales and marketing campaigns for 16 years, previously working as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a well known international development company, as well as a Toronto-based real estate consulting firm which implemented marketing and sales programs for multi-family projects in Canada, the United States and Mexico. This distinctive background allows him to bring a developer’s mentality to his role at Baker. Additionally, his skill set is even further complemented by his extensive experience developing software systems that have formed the backbone for real estate sales lead generation and database management.

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