Brenda De Carolis (née Masic)
Mortgage Agent & Senior Investment Strategist
Brenda De Carolis is the team's Senior Investment Strategist.
On a daily basis, Brenda helps both novice and veteran investors create and execute plans to grow multi-million dollar real estate portfolios.
Brenda began her career as a mortgage agent in 2010 when she first started working with Dion. She also brings over a decade of experience from the corporate world where she honed her analytical and planning skills.
Brenda loves showing people what possibilities are available to them in the world of real estate, especially when other advisors have told them it isn't possible. She takes great joy in helping families build towards strong financial futures.
Michelle Pavao, Account Representative
Michelle began her Mortgage career in 2007 as an executive assistant at Butler Mortgage, which provided an excellent foundation to move to the closing side as an Account Representative. Michelle utilizes her experience to ensure that every customer is a happy customer.
She is known for her ability to assess a situation and finding creative solutions to difficult problems. With over 10 Years of Customer services experience she looks forward to assisting you with your Mortgage needs.
Ethan began his career working in the US as a mortgage agent and then later moved on to a client specialist/underwriter role. In his current role as Underwriter, Ethan brings with him over 7 years of experience in the mortgage industry.
Beyond his experience in mortgages, Ethan was an ESL professor in South Korea teaching students and adults North American business and interview skills. While overseas, he gained valuable insights into various cultures and languages. This now helps him communicate with clients on a daily basis so that they close in a timely manner with a great experience.
Olivia joined Mortgage by Dion in 2019 as an Administrative Assistant. As the business grew she moved into a Coordinator role, then became an Account Rep before transitioning to an Underwriter by the end of 2020. With extensive knowledge of the business’ processes and having proven herself a valuable member of the team, Olivia moved into the Office Manager role in 2022. A dynamic and restorative professional with over 20 years experience in administrative support and customer service, Olivia oversees a wide range of resources and services.
Administrator & Applications Coordinator
Mariana has almost 10 years of experience in the areas of administration, finance and customer service. She graduated in Business Administration and has also completed a Business Marketing program at George Brown College. As the Applications Coordinator, Mariana works with clients to collect all the necessary information and documents so they have a smooth application experience. When not working, Mariana can be easily spotted enjoying a good restaurant or singing karaoke.