About Us

Our Story

Zinati Realty is a dedicated Sales and Leasing company servicing occupants and investors in the Ottawa area. We pride ourselves on having comprehensive knowledge of the local commercial real estate market, offering our expertise in retail, office, industrial, apartments, land, and other investments.

We are a result driven brokerage providing creative real estate solutions for commercial leasing and sales in the Ottawa area. We offer a complete range of real estate services to occupants, tenants, owners and investors while specializing in office, retail, industrial and land transactions.

Zinati Realty was founded on the principles of hard work, trust and dedication. With a passion for real estate and over 10 years of experience in Ottawa’s commercial real estate market, including property management, leasing and sales, John Zinati founded Zinati Realty Inc. John believes success is in building trust and developing long lasting relationships.
We combine our sales and business knowledge to provide outstanding service for our office, retail, and warehouse property owners and clients. It’s our first priority to ensure that every one of our valued clients receives outstanding and personalized service in every interaction with us.

Born and raised in Ottawa’s west-end, John Zinati began his real estate career in 2005 working for a local family-owned, multi-residential property management firm. With a thirst for knowledge and a growing passion for the industry, John made the move to a well-known local commercial leasing company in 2007. He started as a Commercial Property Manager overseeing approximately one million square feet of commercial real estate and demonstrated superior knowledge and skills within the industry in a short period of time. He was quickly promoted to Leasing Manager and became a licensed Real Estate Broker where he serviced the leasing needs of the entire District Realty Commercial portfolio of approximately three million square feet. 

John combines his sales and business knowledge to provide outstanding service for his office, retail, and warehouse property owners and clients. It’s his first priority to ensure that every one of his valued clients receives outstanding and personalized service in every interaction with Zinati Realty. 

John proudly supports CHEO, The Ottawa Heart Institute and The Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa.

Tanya Wolfgram

Sales Representative

Working within the Zinati Realty team, Tanya brings a positive and energetic attitude that makes her easy to connect with. These strong networking skills were developed through her experience in the business development and sales industry with Amika Mobile and the Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group (OSEG). Tanya strives to cultivate close relationships with the commercial real estate community and she is focused on complete client satisfaction. Tanya is also a member of the Ottawa Real Estate Board where she benefits from community exposure and a large network of tools to get the deal done.

james (jim) carty


It was 2012 when Jim transitioned into real estate, bringing over two decades of sales, sales leadership, and consulting experience into each client interaction. Prior to joining the Zinati team, as a licensed broker, Jim focused on representing commercial tenants with their real estate lease planning and execution.  Some of the industries his clients represented include non-profit associations and high-tech firms, as well corporations of all types. Continuing to give back to the community has been especially important to Jim.  He is currently serving in a variety of volunteer leadership roles with organizations such as the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, the Ottawa Aikikai and Toastmasters International.


Leasing Coordinator

Melissa was born and raised in Orleans and currently resides in Kanata with her husband and two kids. After graduating in 2007 with an advanced diploma in Graphic Design, she worked for several businesses building her marketing and design portfolio. In 2017-2018, Melissa expanded her field of expertise by working with a team at Keller Williams Integrity as an Office/Marketing Administrator focusing on Residential Real Estate. Although different from commercial real estate, Melissa intends to use her varied skills and acquired proficiencies in order to succeed in her role at Zinati Realty. Her commitment includes managing the office and overseeing all day-to-day tasks, helping to run a well organized office environment.