Fort Park Property Management and Real Estate are a team of experienced real estate investors and managers. We provide property management and strata management services, and are licensed realtors. We work across the Greater Vancouver area in Vancouver, West Vancouver, North Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody and Coquitlam. We also offer services for properties located in remote locations throughout BC.CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO >
CEO and Managing Broker
Chris is passionate about all things Real Estate, having started out as an investor back in the day. Chris is one of the co-founders of Fort Park Real Estate, and holds his Managing Broker license in both BC and his home Province of Alberta.
Chris loves traveling, martial arts, skiing, hanging out with his kids, collecting comics and toys, and watching his Edmonton Oilers win (sometimes)!
Favourite Movies: The Empire Strikes Back, Fight Club, American Psycho
Favourite Hobby: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
COO and Co-Founder
Joel brings a focus in training and education, mentorship and company culture in an effort to build an employee focused business.
Joel is a licensed Strata Agent, Rental Manager and Real Estate Agent. He has been in the real estate industry since 2008, getting his start in real estate investing.
In his spare time you'll find him snowboarding, playing squash, yoga, reading or watching live music. He is also a dedicated Edmonton OIlers and Toronto Blue Jays fan.
Favourite Movies: There are too many to list, but a few classics that he watches on repeat are: It's a Wonderful Life, Braveheart, Goonies.
Louisa De Barras
Louisa has been with Fort Park for over 5 years in different capacities. She enjoys playing video games, hiking with friends, and her annual Lord of The Rings Trilogy viewing marathon!
Darcy brings a huge amount of experience to the Fort Park team from within the Strata Management industry!
Before getting into the wild world of Professional Real Estate, Gilbert worked in a coffee shop, retail clothing store, and even a betting Centre in Hong Kong! Gilbert speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese, and loves watching Manchester United lose!
Favourite Movies - Terminator 2 and Leon the Professional
Favourite Hobbies - Watching movies, video gaming, soccer comics etc.
Chelsia is originally from Hong Kong, but has called Calgary and now Vancouver home for years!
Chelsia has an extensive background in the property management industry, and enjoys working at Fort Park because it's a paperless company, and she is not allowed to touch printers or scanners! ☺
Favorite movie – Top Gun Maverick
Favorite hobby - Happy Hour
Wendy worked in the Law field for 30 + years prior to joining the team at Fort Park! Wendy has two kids, and loves reality TV!
Favourite Movies- anything with Johnny Depp!
Favourite Hobbies- music, walking, reading and meditating
Skylar’s been in the property management game since 2019, starting out as a manager and then moving into administration. Originally from Calgary, she moved to Vancouver in January 2020 and hasn't looked back since!
In her civilian life, she is passionate about live music, loving here people, and winged eyeliner.
Favourite Movies- Clueless, Jennifer's Body and The Virgin Suicides.
Favourite Hobbies- makeup artistry, laughing until I cry, and teaching myself to do nail extensions. (Yes, I can type with them!)
Anthony joined Fort Park recently after working for several of the larger Property Management companies in Vancouver. He loves Sushi!
Favourite Movie- The Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Hobby: Gaming
Zoey pursued management studies for both her bachelor's and master's degrees. Her passion for traveling is from the thrill of expanding her horizons and immersing herself in various cultures and environments. Furthermore, she loves dogs! She has a cute dog, Loki, who is the most important part in her life.
Favorite Movie: The Little Mermaid (1989)
Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, Painting, Interior design
Duleeka completed her Bachelor of Business Administration in international business and Master of Business Administration and gained more than 3 years’ work experience in finance and accounting in the corporate sector. She is passionate about learning new things, gathering knowledge, and undertaking new experiences. Her parents and husband are the greatest source of inspiration in her life, and she loves spending time with them.
Favourite Hobbies – Listening to the Music, Oil painting, Watching movies
Favourite sport – Table Tennis
Andrew has been in Canada for 7 years coming from Ireland, and is happy to call Vancouver home!
He has spent the past three years working in the financial industry and most recently in financial planning.
Andrew loves spending time with his kid, traveling, and good food!.
Favourite Movie - any and all James Bonds
Favourite Hobbies- Getting up at 4am on my weekends to watch his team (Manchester United) lose and then complain about them to his wife who could care less. Watching UFC, hiking, tennis and investments (Not crypto!)
Chris Stepchuk is an avid real estate investor and is incredibly passionate about everything and anything to do with real estate. He has been active in the real estate market since 2003, when he purchased his very ﬁrst revenue property. He loves the creative ﬁnancing aspect of investing, rehabbing worn out properties and making them look new, and particularly sharing his ideas and experiences with others. Chris is a member of REIN, a group of real estate investors who are known for taking action.
Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, he and his brother built up a good sized portfolio of residential real estate in a relatively short period of time during the Alberta boom. Along the way, he gained a lot of experience in managing rental properties. Using various property management companies to help look after his portfolio in addition to managing his own, he quickly learned what he liked and didn’t like about what services property managers were oﬀering.
Upon moving to Vancouver in 2005, Chris began using the same formula in B.C. and teamed up with his long time friend and business partner Joel Murdoch. They soon began purchasing, renovating, and managing their own rental properties. In the summer of 2008, Joel and Chris decided to use their extensive knowledge and experience to help out other investors and owners with their property management and strata management needs. Thus, Fort Park Property Management was born, and they haven’t looked back since!
In 2010, Fort Park started to focus on Strata Management, identifying the growing trend of condo living taking place in Vancouver. They have since built up a great team of enthusiastic staff who work out of their Richmond office, and now focus most of their time in the strata world. Fort Park utilizes a unique combination of technology, responsiveness, pragmatism, professionalism, transparency, and a team approach to strata management that is quite unique in the industry. They consider themselves to be business advisors, helping BC strata corporations run like efficient small businesses should.
What does the name mean?
We get asked this exact question by our clients all the time. Fort Park is actually the name of the Kindergarten/Elementary school that the company’s founders attended WAY back in the early 80s growing up in Fort Saskatchewan just outside of Edmonton. Long since torn down and turned into a shopping centre, it still brings a warm smile to the faces of those who remember it, and is very symbolic of their roots. We felt that it made a good name for a Real Estate company for a couple of reasons. First of all, a Fort signiﬁes security, strength, and stability; very important in the real estate management world. Secondly, a Park symbolizes a place for people to live and play with their children and families, as well as our commitment to using less paper and keeping things as green as we can.