As a retail enthusiast and ever evolving entrepreneur, I have a highly successful track record in both representing retail tenants and implementing aggressive expansion mandates. The combination of a strong set of local and regional expertise’s, with a consistent and comprehensive focus on the details, and a powerful CAN DO attitude. I have proven to deliver the results that my clients have come to expect and more importantly stay loyal too.
With 25 years of experience, Tamara Nowacki has become the financial backbone of Barclay Street Real Estate as the Corporate Controller. After emigrating from Poland in 1986, Tamara joined Barclay Street’s predecessor and has assisted the company through many financial ventures and changes in ownership.
Tamara holds a Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation and Payroll Manager Certification. As head of Barclay Street’s accounting department, Tamara diligently ensures all financial activities and transactions run efficiently, adhere to applicable laws and are handled in a timely manner.
Tamara’s diligent nature extends beyond work into her passion for Tae-kwon-do, where she has received her 1st Dan Black belt. She also enjoys downhill skiing and photography.
Tony comes to Barclay Street from Rancho Realty where he had acquired experience in residential maintenance and this combined with his previous experience combined for 8 years experience in real estate maintenance experience. Tony has developed vary sound practices as it pertains to building operations and currently oversees various assets in the portfolio including industrial, retail and multi-res properties. Tony also has a great deal of experience in the trades and is very proficient in the sourcing and coordinating of various trades that have allowed him to complete various complicated assignments both on time and on budget. Tony demonstrates and acute level of awareness as it pertains to health and safety practices within the company which has proven to be a true asset to the clients by mitigating potential site hazards and reducing risk for their respective properties. In his spare time, Tony enjoys camping, riding his Cruiser and family time in the backyard listening to music with his family.
Eugene Ovzek joined Barclay Street in 2009 and is responsible for producing all marketing and promotional materials for the team. After receiving his degree in Graphic Design from Kiev Polytechnic University, Eugene came to Canada with his wife and son to pursue his career.Over the last 20 years, Eugene has worked with many businesses throughout Calgary including various print shops and local newspapers, Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun. At Barclay Street, Eugene develops all the branding and promotional material including brochures, web design, reports, photography and other marketing mediums.As an outdoor enthusiast, Eugene enjoys the Rocky Mountains all year round, whether it is snowboarding and cross country skiing in the winter or hiking, trail biking and kayaking in the summer.
Desirae comes to Barclay Street Real Estate with 6 years of Hospitality Management and over 15 years of customer service experience. Born and raised in the small town of Salmon Arm, BC she came to Alberta to study at Red Deer College and graduated with a diploma in General Business and a certificate in Hospitality Management. During her studies Desirae played professional basketball on their college team. Given Desirae’s athletic past and competitive nature, when she’s not in office you can find her doing a wide array of “extracurricular activities” like basketball, longboarding, softball, snowboarding, hiking, competitive billiards, camping, canoeing, tennis and more! There are very few sports she is unwilling to try and even less she won’t be able to beat you at!
She has a love for the mountains, brewery tours, hosting dinner parties, creative writing, old English poetry, painting and anything that gets her adrenaline running.
Eliza has immigrated to Canada from Poland in 2008 and has joined Barclay Street Real estate in 2014. She has brought with herself many years of experience in the accounting and financial field. She earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a focus in Engineering Management, and holds her Master degree in business with a focus in accounting from the Polytechnic of Czestochowa. Her education is recognized by IQAS.
With nearly 35 years of commercial real estate experience and millions of square feet leased, Ian Robertson has helped hundreds of businesses make educated real estate decisions and has become a respected expert in the Calgary market. Transactions to date exceed 1,000.
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of New Brunswick, Ian entered the commercial real estate industry and has gained an array of experience in leasing, sales, and property management. Ian’s history with Barclay Street dates back to the company’s predecessor having joined in 1984.
With extensive experience in both tenant and landlord representation, Ian has gained a full understanding of the leasing process so he can best represent his client’s interests and negotiate diligently for an optimal outcome.
Ian has earned a solid reputation among clients, landlords, competitors and industry stakeholders that is built on his high ethical standards, trustworthy demeanour and unwavering client support. Outside of the real estate industry, Ian has been an active member in his community through his support of local hockey and soccer teams as coach and mentor.