With a unique combination of insight and experience, our mission is to fulfill our clients’ goals and achieve the best outcome possible for every home bought or sold. These qualities combined with tremendous reach add up to the most trusted and productive real estate team in the city.
Your Success is Our Success
Our motivation for success is rooted in maximizing value and client satisfaction. We are leaders in our field. Jimmy Molloy has been the #1 or #2 agent out of more than 400 agents at Chestnut Park Real Estate for the last 15 years. Lindsay Van Wert is in the top 1% of agents in Toronto.*
*As reported by Redatum for TRREB sales in 2021
We Service All Segments of the Market
We have clients who are first time home-buyers and others who are leaving a home they have been in for 50+ years. We have helped individuals upgrade within their condo building, families move to Toronto from halfway across the world, and investors build their real estate portfolios. Whatever our clients’ reason for buying and selling is, we provide the facts and market analysis to help make this major life transition as informed as possible.
*As reported by Redatum for TRREB sales in 2021
Outstanding Personal Service
Our elevated approach to service is based on true dedication and responsiveness. Outstanding client care is the foundation of our success. We always act in our clients’ best interests. Our integrity has led to exceptional client experience and repeat business. Many of our relationships go back decades.
Proven Strategies + Innovation
Traditional advertising methods are still effective, but we are also deeply engaged in the fast-changing world of digital marketing. We believe innovation, creativity and open-mindedness are essential to achieving success in the world of real estate today.
Superior Pricing + Negotiating Skills
An experienced Toronto realtor is critical to understanding the nuances of pricing strategies for the different areas of the city. We don’t “buy listings” by inflating value and giving clients false hope of what their home is worth. We outline scenarios based on factual analysis. And purchasing in today’s heated real estate market requires a realtor with vast experience in negotiation. We are constantly brokering deals and are finely attuned to trends, pressures, and opportunities.
Jimmy Molloy was born in Toronto and received a B.A. in history and economics at the University of Toronto. Jimmy’s first career was as the owner of the city’s top French restaurant, Auberge Gavroche. It was while catering to the dining needs of the city’s elite that Jimmy learned the importance of service – a skill he has transferred to the real estate world. Jimmy’s desire to please has matured into a unique ability to tailor the buying and selling process for each individual client. Jimmy’s firsthand experience as a business owner also helped him develop expert negotiation skills, and a genuine desire to strive for the best possible outcome for every client. Jimmy’s client list also includes international celebrities from the worlds of music, film, television and finance – people who value Jimmy's discretion and respect of confidentiality.
Lindsay Van Wert is a highly skilled broker whose passion and knowledge of Toronto real estate translates into exceptional results for her clients. Raised in the city, Lindsay pursued a career in marketing after graduating from the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. She translated these marketing and business skills to her real estate career which began more than 10 years ago. She is consistently ranked among the top brokers in Toronto. She is known for her high caliber marketing skills and design aesthetic. Lindsay wholeheartedly believes in communication, transparency, and laser-focus when working with buyers and sellers. Lindsay is also a property investor and manages multi-family properties in Leslieville and Deer Park.
Mary Lynn Tobiasz spent over eight years working in sales and digital marketing before entering the real estate industry. With an aptitude for problem solving and creative thinking, she brings fresh ideas to marketing strategies and cultivating long term relationships. Mary completed her Master’s degree in anthropology at McMaster University and has a Bachelor of Arts in archaeology from the University of Calgary. Mary has served on the Tiny Township Heritage Advisory Committee and has a particular fondness for historic features in houses.
Julie Creen is an experienced Operations leader with over 15 years of expertise, who excels in delivering exceptional client experiences and driving strategic business planning. She holds a degree from McMaster University and has gained valuable work and living experiences abroad. Julie's professional background lies in philanthropic business endeavors, where she dedicated over a decade to working closely with clients, ensuring the realization of their dream travel experiences. Her unwavering passion for problem-solving fuels her commitment to providing our clients with a seamless and unforgettable journey, fostering their loyalty and repeated patronage.
Seloma Yao graduated from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario where she completed a double degree in statistics and gender studies. Originally from China and now enjoying living in downtown Toronto, Seloma is constantly innovating and providing her creative direction for showcasing homes. She is meticulous on her deliverables and always ensures that a client's home is given the greatest possible exposure when on the market.
From global markets to local communities, we know neighbourhoods, the streets in them and the properties on them. We have 40 years of combined experience in buying and selling homes in Toronto providing the highest level of personal service to a range of discerning clients.
Our approach to service is based on personal dedication and flexibility. We go beyond the role of advisors to build deep and meaningful relationships. We take pride in our reputation for exceptional client experience and many of our relationships go back decades. Every individual we work with benefits from a very distinct bespoke strategy, aligned with their needs.
We provide insightful real estate expertise to a highly diverse group of clients, all with very different personal life-styles, tastes and goals. Discretion is essential to our business. Our client list includes families, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, celebrated international artists and professionals - and your neighbour.
We are leaders in our field. Our focus on the market, our attention to detail and our connection to our clients have delivered consistent benchmark results. Our reputation for outstanding performance is well established, however, our motivations for success are rooted in maximizing value and client satisfaction.
We always act in our clients best interests, critically assessing the market and opportunity to give the best advice possible. We look at properties through multiple lenses. A sense of home is created through knowledge of place and an appreciation of space, light and materials. The décor and interaction with nature can complete a property. And of course the practical and the functional must be integrated to make a home truly beautiful.
Personal client care is the foundation of our success. We will treat you with honesty, respect and particular attention. Through a combination of analysis and experience we will work with you to understand your goals and aspirations to achieve remarkable results. We look beyond price to find value. No other real estate team in Toronto has delivered the outstanding results of Jimmy Molloy and Lindsay Van Wert.
Founded in Toronto in 1990, Chestnut Park Real Estate has grown to a team of over 500 agents providing the finest real estate service in prime urban and recreational markets across Ontario. Chestnut Park Real Estate opened its first office in Toronto in 1990, with only five real estate agents on the roster. In 1994, the firm established a presence in Muskoka with our Port Carling office. In the ten years that followed, the sales team grew and by 2008 Chestnut Park opened offices in two other major recreational markets: Collingwood and Prince Edward County.
In 2011 Chestnut Park’s affiliation with Christie's International Real Estate was formed, elevating the Chestnut Park brand further to the forefront of the Ontario luxury market.
With Christie's elite global presence and footprint, Chestnut Park properties are marketed to discerning buyers through a vast sales network that reaches around the world. Our exclusive connection to this long established luxury brand gives Molloy + Van Wert a crucial competitive edge in today's high-end marketplace.