Learn a little more about Ann Green, Leslie MacGregor, Dan Tsuji & Oz Topcu
Ann’s life and career spans the globe. She was born in South Africa, spent her formative years in England and finished with university in Vancouver. Her working career took her to both the far east and west.
Ann’s passion for Real Estate began in London, England, where she was a Property Consultant engaged in selling English properties in the Hong Kong marketplace. Realising the limitless potential in Asia she then moved to Asia and spent seven years there. Her first destination was Hong Kong, where she developed a Canadian division and a “Lifestyle Division” for a Hong Kong based Real Estate company. Here she marketed Canadian properties in the Hong Kong marketplace and sold French Chateaux in France. An opportunity to broaden her work experience in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia found Ann working in the entertainment industry in marketing and Public Relations.
Ann returned to Vancouver where she has put her international experience to good use. Her global perspective and far reaching influence create a unique skill set which sets her apart from the crowd.
A lover of the arts and travel, Ann is a VSO subscriber and has visited 34 countries – almost half way through her bucket list. She lives in West Vancouver with her supportive husband of twenty six years and two beautiful children at local universities. Update – one beautiful child is now living in London – the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!
Leslie’s strategic business acumen, passion for real estate, and local knowledge are the hallmark of her success. Leslie has extensive knowledge of the different areas and neighbourhoods throughout Vancouver, across the North Shore and up the Sea to Sky. She specializes in home buying and selling, relocation, investment properties, luxury homes and multi-residential properties.
Prior to her Real Estate career, Leslie spent over a decade working in leading sales and public relations across the real estate, interior design and technology sectors. Her diverse background lends to a creative and organized approach in helping clients buy and sell real estate.
Having experienced five International moves, Leslie understands everything about relocating to a new City and the importance of finding the right neighbourhood, the right schools and the perfect home. When you work with Leslie toward the sale or purchase of a home, she handles all aspects of the transaction equally well. She will provide you with insights into different neighbourhoods and excels at providing her clients with all the data and analytics necessary to make sound financial decisions. Leslie brings genuine care and a nurturing approach to guide her clients to success every step of the way!
Leslie loves to explore the colourful fabric that makes up local neighbourhoods. She enjoys shopping at local farmers’ markets, trying out the many culinary delights of Vancouver and hiking the North Shore trails with her Old English Sheepdog, Mosie.
Dan is well versed in many areas of real estate including commercial and residential negotiation, mortgages, technology, trends & analysis, neighborhood stats, and much more.
With cultural insight, Dan excels with International Clients! He has spent time in his life abroad in Syria, South Korea, Japan, Thailand and the Philippines.
Real Estate and Coaching are his two true passions. Dan's lifelong interest in real estate began when he worked in the Financial Industry in Mortgages. His natural desire to help people comes through in the service to his clients. A believer of "Helping your Community", Dan has been strongly involved with the Volleyball World in the lower mainland helping coach Club, Summer Games, Baden Cup, Team BC and the Korean Junior National Team, Coaching for the SCVC and Power West in addition to starting the Beach Club, SCBVC.
At MacGregor Green & Associates, not only is Dan a great Real Estate Agent but he is our Marketing and Technology Guru! His skills in photography and videography are an asset to his real estate career and our Team.
Oz was born and raised in Germany to Turkish parents. He moved to Turkey after he graduated from High School in Germany, and started his undergraduate study at Ankara University. After receiving his bachelor’s degree, Oz was granted the Japanese Government Scholarship (Mombusho) and conducted research for 2 years on social changes in Japan after World War II at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo. Upon completion of his research, Oz was rewarded with a Rotary Club Scholarship and started his Master’s Degree in International Relations at the same University. Oz is fluent in Turkish, German, Japanese and English.
Oz joined the Real Estate Sales Industry with an extensive prior background in the financial industry. He has worked over 15 years for major Canadian Banks in various positions such as mortgage and loan financing and in financial/investment advisor roles. He has also held management positions throughout his career in banking. His detailed knowledge and hands-on experience in mortgage and home equity financing together with his client experience skills have been his assets in establishing himself in the real estate industry and in growing his client base.Having worked on the lending side of the real estate business gives him insight on how to set expectations for first time home buyers, and to navigate them through this process smoothly, as it can be a quite intimidating process for clients.
Oz moved from North Vancouver to the Sunshine coast in 2011, where he met his wife Aurora. Oz and Aurora have two girls at the age of 7 and 14. He joined the Gibsons & District Volunteer Fire Department 7 years ago and continues to volunteer as a FireFighter and First Responder.