Trevor Koot is the Chief Executive Officer of The British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA).
Koot brings more than a decade of expertise in organized real estate to BCREA. He served as the CEO of Kamloops and District Real Estate Board (KADREA) for four years and as Executive Officer at the Kootenay Association of REALTORS® (KAR) for three years.
Koot was crucial to the successful amalgamation of KADREA and KAR with the Association of Interior REALTORS®, making it the third-largest real estate board in BC. A former managing broker and Realtor himself, he also has a hands-on understanding of the profession’s needs.
Jeff King was named CEO of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) in October of 2021.
Prior to his appointment as CEO, Jeff served as the Chief Operating Officer for The Society of Composers, Authors, and Music Publishers of Canada.
Between 2020 and 2021, he also served as interim CEO of Dataclef, a back-office service provider to music rights organizations, and as Chair of the Board of Directors at DDEX, a standards-setting organization focused on creating digital value chain standards for the music industry.
In his time in the music industry, he was named the COO of the Year by M&A Today in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
He holds a BA Honours from Wilfrid Laurier University and his expertise in strategy, innovation, licensing, distribution, and corporate planning has made him a sought-after speaker at conferences around the world.
Matt is real estate obsessed and considers himself a lifelong student of the Vancouver real estate market. As a co-manager of the Scalena Real Estate team, Matt prides himself on expertly advising buyers and sellers on all aspects of the fast-paced, dynamic Vancouver real estate market. He is present at every stage of the process, from that first phone call or email right through to when keys are exchanged between sellers and buyers.