About Us

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Who we are

Zinati Realty specializes in leasing and sales, catering to both occupants and investors in the Ottawa area. Our team boasts a deep understanding of the local commercial real estate market, providing expertise across retail, office, industrial, land, and other commercial investments.

Our guiding principles


Each member of our dedicated team brings unique skill sets to the table, allowing us to offer diverse solutions tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients in Ottawa’s vibrant commercial real estate market.


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.


Building strong relationships with tenants, brokers, investors, and landlords is fundamental to our success. These connections provide us with a robust network to effectively lease or sell our clients’ properties.


Trust is fundamental in our client relationships at our brokerage. We achieve this by maintaining transparent communication, ensuring our clients are always informed about the progress and status of their properties.

Our Team

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John Zinati

Broker of Record

John founded Zinati Realty in July 2016 with a clear mission: to establish a brokerage focused on addressing the unique needs of local landlords and investors often underserved in our community. With over 20 years of hands-on experience in real estate, John is dedicated to helping clients achieve their commercial real estate goals. Guided by principles of teamwork, expertise, and transparent client relationships, John leads our team at Zinati Realty in delivering innovative solutions tailored to each client’s specific needs.

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Tanya Wolfgram

Leasing & Sales Representative

Tanya has flourished at Zinati Realty for 6 years, renowned for her personable yet professional approach that forges strong client bonds. Her meticulous attention to detail ensures success in every facet of leasing and sales. Prior to Zinati, Tanya excelled as an account manager at the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group, collaborating with top-tier teams such as the Ottawa Redblacks, Ottawa Fury, and Ottawa 67’s. Fully bilingual, she provides exemplary service in both official languages.

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Kylene Gillies

Leasing & Sales Representative

Kylene has immersed herself in commercial real estate for 2 years, leveraging over 15 years of experience in the restaurant industry. Having grown up abroad, she brings a deep understanding of diverse cultures, enabling strong connections with her clients. This cultural insight and experience in the retail industry allow Kylene to effectively engage with retail clients, offering tailored advice to support their success.

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Melissa Gaboury

Leasing Coordinator

Melissa has been an integral part of Zinati Realty for 5 years, starting as our office coordinator and advancing to the role of leasing coordinator. Her unwavering loyalty and exceptional organizational skills are crucial in efficiently managing the workload, schedules, and transactions for our team of 3 brokers. Melissa's proactive approach and strong work ethic continuously propel her growth within the company, where she eagerly pursues opportunities to expand her responsibilities and contribute further to our business success.

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Candice Okolie

Administrative Coordinator

Candice joined Zinati Realty in September 2023 as our administrative coordinator, bringing extensive experience in commercial real estate management. Her background includes rigorous training from the Algonquin College Office Administration program, making her a valuable asset. Candice excels in delivering exceptional customer service and strategically expanding our commercial property management services.

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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.

Studio portrait of the Zinati Realty Team. From left to right: Tanya Wolfgram, Melissa Gaboury, John Zinati, Kylene Gillies, Anna Wolfe, and Candice Okolie

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