BCREA Annual Report

The Year at a Glance

In 2019, the real estate sector faced many challenges, but BCREA, in collaboration with the province’s 11 real estate boards, successfully navigated the winds of change, supporting REALTOR® professionalism, improving efficiency and strengthening stakeholder relationships, setting the foundation for a brighter future.

The following report summarizes key activities from BCREA and its partners in 2019. To download a PDF version of this report for offline viewing, click here (18 MB).

Messages From BCREA CEO & President

BCREA CEO Darlene Hyde and President Michael Trites offer their thoughts on 2019 and look ahead to the rest of 2020.

View the transcript of this video here.

2019: A Year-in-Review

2019 was an eventful year at BCREA and in the real estate sector as a whole. Take a look at some of the successes and key outcomes in this year-in-review video.

Innovation and Collaboration for a Brighter Future

Building on new and existing relationships and driven by a commitment to innovation and collaboration, in 2019 we continued to work hard to serve BC’s 11 real estate boards.

In this feature article, we delve deeper into the work done at BCREA in 2019, highlight some of the key outcomes, and provide commentary from some of the BCREA leadership who spearheaded the efforts.

Audited Financial Statements

Click here to view the 2019 BCREA Statement of Financial Position, and Statement of Operations.

Our Team

Each year, BCREA is guided thoughtfully and tirelessly by our Board of Directors, which comprises of a cross-section of highly qualified and experienced professionals, including REALTORS®.

We would like to say a very special thank you to our board members for their expertise, dedication, and commitment to serving BCREA, our partners, and the real estate sector.


President – Michael Trites
President-Elect – Anthony Bastiaanssen
Past President – James Palanio
Chief Executive Officer – Darlene Hyde

REALTOR® Directors

Gianpiero Furfaro
Ray Harris
Dan Morrison
Cory Raven
Katherine Rutherford
Janice Stromar

Public Directors

Kam Raman
Mark Sakai


We would also like to thank our highly engaged BCREA staff, who continue to add immense value to BCREA and work passionately and professionally to serve BC’s real estate boards and REALTORS®.


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