About Us

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Who we are

Zinati Realty is a dedicated commercial real estate brokerage servicing Ottawa-area occupants and investors on sales and leasing transactions. We pride ourselves on having comprehensive knowledge of the Ottawa commercial real estate market, offering our expertise in retail, office, industrial, land, and other investments.

Our guiding principles


Every member of our team brings different skillsets to the table. By leveraging each team member we are able to provide our clients with a variety of solutions for their commercial real estate endeavours.


We know how important it is to stay up-to-date with the ever changing market. Our team is committed to keeping up with the latest trends, policies, and procedures through frequent training opportunities.


Our ability to build relationships with tenants, brokers, investors, and landlords is the backbone of our success, giving us a pool of resources to get our client’s properties leased or sold. 


The most important aspect of any relationship is trust. Our brokerage builds trust with our clients through transparent representation, ensuring our clients know what is happening with their properties every step of the way. 

Our Team

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John Zinati

Broker of Record

John founded Zinati Realty in July 2016, with the vision of starting a brokerage that represented the under-serviced niche of local landlords and investors. Having worked in real estate for over 20 years, John brings his experience and expertise to clients and helps them turn their commercial real estate goals into reality. John leads the team on the foundations of teamwork, expertise, relationships, and transparency to bring creative and innovative solutions to his clients.

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Tanya Wolfgram

Leasing & Sales Representative

Having worked with the Zinati Realty team for almost 6 years, Tanya brings a positive and energetic attitude that makes her easy to connect with. Her success is driven by her conscientiousness throughout every step of the leasing and sales process. Previously, Tanya worked with the Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group in their sales team as an account manager for the Ottawa Redblacks, the Ottawa Fury, and the Ottawa 67’s. Tanya is fluently bilingual in both official languages

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Kylene Gillies

Leasing & Sales Representative

Kylene has been working in real estate since February of 2022, bringing 15+ years of experience working in the restaurant industry. Her extensive background encompasses training in all restaurant positions, involvement in new store openings, and expertise in planning, efficiencies, ordering, setup, and training. Leveraging this diverse skill set, she effectively engages with retail clients, gaining a deep understanding of their needs. This allows Kylene to provide targeted advice to help foster client’s success.

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Melissa Gaboury

Leasing Coordinator

Melissa has been a core part of Zinati Realty for the past 5 years, with her role growing from our office coordinator to our leasing coordinator. Her loyalty and dependability to the team are unmatched and she uses her exceptional organizational skills to manage the workload, schedules, and transactions of our 3 brokers. Her role continues to grow as her strong work ethic gives her a desire to learn more and take on more responsibility for the business.

Candice Okolie

Administrative Coordinator

Candice joined the Zinati Team in September of 2023 as our administrative coordinator. Her extensive background in property management and training in the Algonquin College Office Administration program have proven to be major assets. She works diligently to provide high-quality customer service while helping us grow the property management side of the business.

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Anna Wolfe

Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist

Anna started as our Digital Marketing & Social Media Specialist in April of 2023. She brings with her years of dedication and training in various art forms and years of digital marketing and social media experience. Having been trained in music, photography, videography, animation, and graphic design, Anna uses her creative eye and strategic thinking to visualize unique marketing strategies for marketing our properties and Zinati Realty as a brokerage.

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