With over 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Richard Lewis offers his clients expert advice and a practical perspective on their real estate investments.
After working in hospitality management for 5 years, Richard started his commercial real estate career with Torode Realty, Barclay Street’s predecessor in 1989. Since then, Richard and has become an invaluable member to the Investment Sales team and a strong mentor to a number of newer team members.
As a Calgary-born and raised native, Richard has gained a solid understanding of the Calgary market and delivers on the high service standards Albertans have become known for. Richard has worked with investors of all sizes in a variety of industries with a focus on inner city properties. In his career, Richard has helped many of his clients become pioneer investors in Calgary areas that are now the most sought-after parts of city such as Stephen’s Avenue and Inglewood.
In his spare time, Richard tackles residential and commercial renovation projects and enjoys a variety of alpine activities and traveling throughout Canada.
Sarah Lisson joined Barclay Street Real Estate in 2012 as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant to David Wallach, the company’s CEO. With over 10 years of client relation experience and extensive management experience, Sarah manages the office’s day-to-day operations and keeps David organized so he can focus on the company and its clients. When not working, Sarah’s daughter keeps her busy but she also enjoys attending the theatre and baking or cooking in her spare time.
Cassandra comes to Barclay from My VIP Concierge and has been a Concierge Supervisor for a high end property within Calgary. She is skilled in customer service and administration work, her goal is to be mentored into a Jr Property Manager and continue growing in her career from there.
Murray brings over 35 years experience to his clients specializing in commercial leasing, sales, acquisitions and land development in Alberta. He represents a wide range of national and regional Owners, Purchasers, and Tenants helping them to achieve their objectives. Murray prioritizes building long-term relationships with clients, allowing him to understand their needs and provide the highest level of service. He is involved in a variety of projects helping him provide a comprehensive knowledge base for his clients.
Born and raised in Edmonton Murray is a U of A graduate and former professional athlete. Murray and his wife Trish enjoy the sports activities of their two children and family time at their cottage.
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.