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The Agency Debuts Office in Niagara, Ontario

by | May 21, 2024

We’re growing our presence in Southern Ontario! The Agency is proud to announce the launch of our newest office, which will be known as The Agency Niagara

The office will be led by seasoned real estate professionals Katia and Steve Bailey, and Chris Costabile, who will serve as Managing Partners. Also joining The Agency Niagara are Managing Directors Courtney Costabile and Jodie Erwin. To date, The Agency has 21 offices in Canada throughout Alberta, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec. 

Our local Niagara team knows the region inside and out, from the picturesque streets of Niagara-on-the-Lake to the charming homes and inviting, family-friendly communities in Fonthill, St Catharines, Beamsville, Welland, Fort Erie, Grimsby and Pelham. 



Home to vibrant communities and natural wonders, Ontario’s Niagara region is known for its gorgeous wine country, charming neighborhoods and proximity to parks, trails and Toronto. 

Ranked among the Top 10 Most Affordable Cities in Ontario and the 4th Best Small Canadian City to Live, Work & Invest, the Niagara region boasts nearly 300 days of sunshine on average per year and offers residents and their families a balanced, active, well-connected lifestyle.

“The launch of our office in Niagara signifies a major milestone in delivering expert, localized real estate services to one of Canada’s most picturesque and lively regions,” said Mauricio Umansky, CEO and Founder of The Agency. “At The Agency, we are dedicated to providing unmatched real estate service to both residents and newcomers, guided by outstanding leaders such as Katia and Steve Bailey, along with Chris Costabile,” said Jim Ramsay, Executive Vice President of Franchise Sales at The Agency. 



Katia Bailey, Steve Bailey, and Chris Costabile bring unparalleled experience and passion to The Agency Niagara. Katia Bailey has been a force in real estate for over 20 years, managing a team that has generated over $1 billion in sales across multiple regions including Oakville, Toronto West, Waterloo Region, Muskoka, York Region and Halifax. Her deep-rooted expertise in real estate operations and marketing, combined with a genuine passion for client relations and strategic marketing, makes her a pivotal leader.

Steve Bailey complements this leadership with over two decades of experience, achieving more than $1.6 billion in sales. His extensive knowledge, particularly in luxury real estate, and his commitment to honest and forthright client service have made him an esteemed advisor in the real estate industry. 

“We are thrilled to open our new office in Niagara, a region that embodies the ideal work-life balance with its strong education system, dynamic business community, and rich cultural scene. Niagara is not just a magnificent place to visit, but a wonderful place to live,” said Katia. “We look forward to connecting our clients with the vibrant, diverse neighborhoods that make this area truly unique and assisting them in finding their perfect home in this incredible community,” added Steve.  

Chris Costabile is a top-producing real estate professional, bringing a decade of high-impact performance, with over 500 transactions and $500M in sales. Known for his charisma and dedication, Chris excels in navigating the market’s complexities and delivering exceptional outcomes for his clients, from first-time buyers to seasoned investors. His deep understanding of the local market, combined with a commitment to community involvement and philanthropy, rounds out a team that is deeply invested in both their clients and their community. 

“I am incredibly excited about the opening of our new office in Niagara. This expansion is not just about growing our presence; it’s about deepening our ability to connect with the community and enrich the lives of our clients through exceptional real estate services,” said Chris. “Niagara is a vibrant area with so much to offer, and I truly look forward to bringing our unique, client-focused approach to this market.”

The Agency Niagra will be located at 1627 Niagara Stone Road, Unit C, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, L0S 1J0.

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