About us

Custom Realty is a locally owned and operated boutique commercial real estate firm that prides itself in providing exceptional customer service. Combined, our Principal partners have over 65 years of experience in providing commercial real estate services. Our longevity is a testament to our client focused approach.

We are Responsive

We know what it’s like to get lost in the shuffle of “big business”, that’s why at Custom Realty, we answer your call. Whether you’re a start-up looking to expand your office space, a property owner looking to divest your investment, or a building owner looking for a property manager, we are here to help you.

We are Client-Focused

At Custom Realty your needs are our needs. At Custom Realty we listen to you. We ask a lot of questions to ensure that we’re able to provide you the service specifically tailored for you. We believe that your success is our success.

We are innovative

Let’s face it, finding the right space to lease or the right client for your property isn’t easy. We don’t shy away from the tricky requests, in fact we thrive on finding creative, out-of-the-box-solutions for our clients. We know the Lower Mainland market, from the North Shore to the outskirts of Langley, from industrial lands to office and retail. We do the leg work so you can focus on your core business.

TEAM

Jolene Foreman

As Managing Broker of Custom Realty Ltd. and her almost 20 years of experience and specializations in property management, property maintenance and full commercial real estate, Jolene has the scope to support dynamic clients and assist them in planning for future growth opportunities.

Known for getting the job done, Jolene is responsive and actively takes the time to learn what her clients want and need. For Jolene, the process is more than a transaction, she genuinely cares about her clients. She values the relationships she has with her clients and remains available to them throughout their buying/selling/leasing journey, including once they’re settled in to their new space.

Awards:

Entrepreneur Under 40 - New Westminster Chamber of Commerce Platinum Award, 2019 Customer Service Excellence - New Westminster Chamber of Commerce Platinum Award, 2018

Bill Berry

Bill brings with him over 45 years of experience in the field of property management. No matter the size of project, Bill is attentive, client driven and values focussed.

Projects have included managing regional shopping centers, apartment buildings and industrial sites.

Bill brings his years of experience in dealing will all aspects of property management and looks forward to continuing to provide exceptional service to the valued clients of Custom Realty.

Jackie Zhang

A Certified Management Accountant, Jackie has 20 years of experience in accounting & financial analysis. He has a keen attention to detail, oversees all financial responsibilities related to property management, including bank reconciliations, monthly closings, and financial statements. In addition, Jackie is responsible for budgets, forecasting, and GST filling.

Jackie has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business Administration.

Malachy McCormack

Originally from Northern Ireland and a graduate of Ulster Business School, with a degree in Business and Marketing, Malachy provides administrative support to our office team. 

Coming from a corporate hospitality background, he brings extensive customer service and facilities management experience to our company and is always ready to answer your queries when it comes to your property requirements.

Pierros Xanthakos

Originally from Greece, Pierros has a lengthy background in plumbing and janitorial services. Pierros has been with Custom Realty for nearly 20 years, and as maintenance supervisor, he coordinates and completes all our janitorial and maintenance repairs. There is no job too small or complex for Pierros, as he genuinely enjoys fixing things.