Our diverse backgrounds and experiences make us a great team to serve all your property management needs.
We began Property Valet with the goal of providing a professional experience for clients who can rely on us 24/7. We want our clients to feel confident that their property and projects are handled with the utmost respect, transparency and care. Today, Property Valet manages dozens of properties across Ontario and Quebec in The Blue Mountains, Collingwood, Grand Bend and Mont-Tremblant.
Each property is cared for as if it were our own, and every member of our team will treat our clients like family.
After graduating from Wilfrid Laurier University with a degree in Communications and wrapping up his career in golf, Sean started his sales career on Bay Street. This later transitioned to a position in the Caribbean working with the Yellow Pages and sales teams made up of great people from all over the world. As well, he was able to trade his suits for golf shirts and shorts! Later, Sean's career moved him to the Yellow Pages in the UAE where he went from a career being a part of a sales team to managing sales teams of 100+ throughout the Middle East. He later returned to the Cayman Islands to manage the Distribution of the Islands daily newspaper and industry specific magazines before joining the Global Sales Team at Uniregistry (now GoDaddy) brokering high value domain names for buyers and sellers throughout the world.
While living as an expat in the Middle East, Sean lived at a 5-star hotel for 2 years and experienced what great hospitality entailed. During this time, he gathered insights on what makes a stay positive or negative, and he studied the elements of customer service and the art of managing customer expectations. Later on, he owned and rented his oceanfront property in South Sound, Grand Cayman during the early days of "airbnb" and was able to learn more and understand what it takes for a guest to have memorable and positive stay and great experiences while he hosted his guests. Sean experienced great success with this rental property and it piqued his interest in managing short-term rentals. Wanting to set down roots in Canada and be closer to family, Sean with his wife Eva and their 3 boys and dog Tilly moved from one paradise to the next in The Blue Mountains.
Throughout his time living internationally, Sean made friends who treated him like family, extending him invites to their hometown and providing him with local hospitality. These experiences taught Sean the value of community and local relationships. Sean carries these values and experiences with him in the operations and relationships of Property Valet today.
P.J grew up in Kincardine and went to school at the University of Windsor and Fanshawe College. Entering the workforce first into the insurance industry, he became more intimately familiar with the South Georgian Bay area as part of his service region. He then advanced into a career working for a multinational company in the energy sector with 15 years of experience in managing world-class projects and operational regional management, spanning the globe.
P.J is a project management professional with a micro-masters from R.I.T. in project management, and Quality Auditor certificate from BSI. He's very passionate about team-building, professional development and brings years of experience in process improvement, training implementation, and quality oversight essential to the management team.
Sean and P.J met overseas where they were living at the time starting offices and developing business for their respective organizations. They played hockey together and stayed in touch, often discussing ways they could work together until they returned home to Canada. They wanted to take the professional skills and experience they'd learned in their respective industries and work together to create an outfit that people would love to work with, in a place they love – Collingwood! That's when P.J became an important part of the Property Valet team.
P.J specializes in operational management, including financial oversight, contracts, policy development, and quality control. His personal interests and hobbies include snowboarding, hockey, golf, backcountry camping, mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding, fishing, and he has a general love for the outdoors and all animals.
Director of Channel Management & Systems Integration
Doug has a background in sales / business development, account management, and real estate investment in The Blue Mountains. At Property Valet, he is responsible for the development and maintenance of integrated systems, booking channel development and expansion, rental pricing optimization, homeowner relations, and homeowner onboarding. In his spare time, Doug enjoys doing anything recreational on the mountain, including snowboarding and mountain biking.