Kate has been in real estate since 1986 and has resided in Wainfleet all of her life. Her family currently lives along the shores of Lake Erie and have a true appreciation for the beauty of the Niagara Region.
Kate’s background includes an Honours B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, a wealth of experience in customer service and sales and a true love of people.
Her energy is hard to compete with and she proves herself on complete and satisfying customer service. Her greatest compliment is repeat business and referrals.
Kate is dedicated to the advancement of our area and volunteers on the City of Port Colborne’s Economic Development Committee.
Don’t be surprised by Nicki’s youthful appearance, she has been in real estate all her life. Her first appointment was as a newborn in a carrier, and she is the only 3-year-old she knew with a toy fax machine, and business cards at the age of 8.
Nicki is a third generation REALTOR®, following in the footsteps of her mother, Kate and grandfather, Nick Ostryhon.
She has an honours B.A. from the University of Ottawa, and extensive marketing experience through her work experience with promotional experience and as Production Manager for Ottawa Fashion Week from 2010-2013.
She received her real estate license in 2012 working closely with Kate to learn the skills of the trade. These skills coupled with her tech-savvy and youthful energy allow her to easily navigate the ever-changing market. In 2018, Nicki earned her Broker’s Designation and Re/Max Hall of Fame.
Nicki is passionate about volunteering and giving back to her community, she volunteers with Port Cares on their Board of Directors. She also sits on the Niagara Association of Realtor’s MLS and Technology Committee.
Rianna has lived in the Niagara Region for most of her life and loves taking advantage of all of the unique offerings of the area.
She has an Honours B.A. from Brock University and a post graduate certificate from Fleming College; her professional background is in arts and culture management. Rianna has worked with a variety of arts and cultural organizations throughout Southern Ontario from artist run centres to regional museums and galleries in a variety of roles from administration through to collections management. Rianna is following in the footsteps of her grandfather, aunt and cousin by joining the profession. As a part time job in University, Rianna worked along side Kate and Nicki as their office assistant; she is looking forward to joining them now as a licensed sales representative.
Rianna is meticulous in her attention to detail and is looking forward to applying her creative skill set, background in customer service and marketing and administrative skills to the real estate field.
Alicia is a proud lifelong resident of Port Colborne, albeit a stint in Kelowna, B.C. Alicia received her B.A. from the University of Guelph, and intrigued by the psychology of work, she topped up her education with a post grad in Human Resources Management at Seneca College. While working at Sherkston Shores Resort throughout her schooling and after graduation, she progressed from a server at Castaways to food & beverage supervisor to business administrator, her first real look into the wonderful world of real estate. Alicia’s passion for creating teams at work that were highly motivated to succeed and have fun while doing it, encouraged her to develop and implement a working strategy as the team builder and pioneered their Human Resources Department.
To further hone her administrative skills and master the fine art of multi-tasking, Alicia spent several years as the Executive Assistant with Niagara Hospitality Hotels in Niagara Falls. Eventually, her first career passion brought her back to work in her hometown, where she welcomed and hosted guests from the Niagara Region and beyond to The Smokin’ Buddha Restaurant for the last nine years.
Alicia has never shied away from a working opportunity; in her specific skill set or not. She thrives on experiencing the ins and outs of varied professions and is an enthusiastic promoter for the ability to adapt and grow when life presents challenges. Alicia now joins the Niagara Sold by Kate Team as administrative manager and is looking forward to providing our clients with first class guest service while addressing all of your confidential needs.