“Best Sales and Marketing Person of the Year.”
After studying Urban Land Economics at UBC, Riz began his career working in Vancouver. From there, Riz went on to work for one of the largest brokerages in Hong Kong, selling international properties in the city prior to the handover. After that, Riz initiated sales campaigns for Canadian real estate in the Middle East, Asia and Pakistan to name a few. In 1998, Riz came to Toronto and began a successful career selling some of the highest profile projects in the city.
Over the years, Riz has continued to hone his sales and marketing skills. To date, he’s responsible for over $3 billion in sales and has over 10,000 condominium sales under his belt. Notable projects include: Aura at College Park (Canada’s Tallest Condominium at 80 storeys), DNA Condos in King West, and YC Condos at Yonge and College. Riz has been involved in selling some of Toronto’s most prominent projects under RAD Marketing including The Shangri-La Hotel & Residences and the new St. Regis Hotel & Residences, the rebrand of the former Trump International Tower, Toronto.
Riz speaks fluent Mandarin, having been a student at the Beijing Language Institute. His knowledge of the Chinese culture and language has helped facilitate the sale of multiple residential condominium units to the mainland Chinese community.
In 2004 and 2009, Riz was awarded by the Greater Toronto Homebuilder’s Association – the prestigious award of “Best Sales and Marketing Person of the Year.”