Running as one of the 2022 Scarborough Southwest Liberal Candidate is Lisa Patel; amongst many other things is known as a dedicated leader, an entrepreneur, and a strong individual who has made not only her parents but all those around her immensely proud.
From her childhood, Lisa had an entrepreneurial spark. Her parents created and ran a number of businesses including motels, hotels, department and convenience stores, restaurants, and more across Ontario—and Lisa followed in their footsteps. As a child, she began her own entrepreneurial ventures selling gift-wrap and bubble gum to her school friends and running a candy shop.
Lisa Patel is an award-winning Real Estate professional, entrepreneur, and social activist. Lisa founded the Lisa Patel Team (formerly known as The Property Princess Team). She and her team of experienced real estate staff work diligently to find families and businesses the perfect spaces to live and work. They focus on all aspects of real estate across the Greater Toronto Area including commercial, residential, leasing, land, and investments for over 13 years.
Lisa’s successful brand has been included by McGraw-Hill in an educational textbook and studied by students in business, business professionals, and entrepreneurs. The Property Princess brand was recognized by Andris Pone, author of Attract: Power Up Your One-of-a-Kind Personal Brand for brand strength and consistency. The National Post featured Lisa Patel on “the Art of Networking”, In 2009, Ryerson University recognized Lisa as Top 30 Under 30 and named by Ryerson University as the “Art of Diversification”. Lisa Patel was also a former host for a television show with Rogers TV “A Greener Durham”.
Giving back to the community is an integral part of who Lisa is. She is the Immediate Past President, 2020-2021 President of TRREB, and has served as a director of the Toronto Regional Real Estate Board (TRREB) for many years. Lisa has also worked with several groups including the CREA, Canadian Real Estate Association, and OREA, Ontario Real Estate Association and has served many committees with both organizations over the years. Lisa has also worked with the Canadian Youth and Business Foundation (now known as Futurpreneur Canada) for close to 15 years as a mentor and coach to assist young entrepreneurs to meet their business goals. Lisa is also a mentor for the University of Information and Technology assisting young leaders in their career endeavors and a Past Director of a Board of Trade. Over the past 15 years, Lisa volunteered with numerous amount of community organizations.
Lisa has shared her knowledge and experience with many organizations, speaking on topics such as human connections, transformation, the Real Estate Market, Diversity and Inclusion, entrepreneurship, and women in business and real estate. She has spoken to a number of audiences including Home Depot Canada, Real Estate Boards around the world, Winspire, Boards of Trades, University of Toronto’s Women in Business group, Speakers Slam 2018, Royal LePage Signature on Success, WXN Women’s Executive Network, and Ryerson University. Over the past 15 years, Lisa volunteered with numerous amount of community organizations.
A promoter of lifelong learning, Lisa has a diverse background in education from Public Administration and Government, Public Relations, Project Management, Finance, Marketing & Communications, Leadership, Life Coaching, Metaphysical Teachings, and Adult Education. She continues to use these skills sets today to offer her clients, community, and her mentees the best of her wisdom.
The voting will be taking place virtually on February,19th from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
You can contact her via email at email@example.com or call at 416.826.6446.