The Agency is thrilled to announce the launch of our new franchise office in Montreal, Quebec. Our 28th franchise office joins our growing, international network of more than 50 offices in the U.S., Canada Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. The Montreal office is led by Managing Partner John M. Faratro. The Agency currently has several franchise offices throughout Canada including in Toronto, Oakville, Waterloo Region, Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria and Cowichan.


“We’re delighted to continue The Agency’s expansion throughout Canada and partner with John M. Faratro on our new franchise office in Montreal,” said Mauricio Umansky, CEO and Founder of The Agency. “John is an accomplished broker and leader with an amazing track record and reputation. We know he will be an incredible steward for The Agency brand and our unique culture.”


“Our new franchise in Montreal is a true testament to the supreme interest and demand we’re experiencing throughout Canada for a brand like The Agency,” said Jim Ramsay, Executive Vice President of Franchise Sales at The Agency. “We’re excited to partner with John on this new endeavor as we continue to showcase the power of The Agency brand across the region.”


John M. Faratro brings more than thirty years of real estate experience to The Agency. Specializing in residential developments and condos in and around Montreal, Faratro serves as President of Struktur Real Estate Developments and CEO and President of SVN Montreal Commercial Real Estate Agency. Having participated in more than $150 million worth of development projects and major commercial real estate transactions throughout the city, he is known for his stellar reputation and recognition as a top producing agent throughout Montreal. John prides himself on providing clients with the highest level of service, dedication, and creativity while bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience in strategic planning, project execution, negotiation, and property management to every transaction and acquisition.


“I am honored to join The Agency family and be a part of such an influential, luxury brand,” said John. “The firm’s unparalleled marketing power, technology offerings, and global brand recognition are unlike any other brokerage in the area. I look forward to continuing to service buyers and sellers in Montreal with this new, elevated experience.”


The Agency Montreal will be located at 6640 Esplanade, Suite 100, Montreal, QC H2V 4L5.