A third-generation entrepreneur, brand specialist, sales rep, creator of The Lisa Patel Team and the Ambitious Goddess, Lisa Patel is leaving a legacy of community and business building in Durham Region and beyond.
From her childhood, Lisa had an entrepreneurial spark. Her parents created and ran a number of businesses including motels, hotels, department and convenience stores, restaurants, and more across Ontario—and Lisa followed in their footsteps. As a child, she began her own entrepreneurial ventures selling gift-wrap and bubble gum to her school friends and running a candy shop.
Lisa founded the Lisa Patel Team (formerly known as The Property Princess Team). She and her team of experienced real estate staff work diligently to find families and businesses the perfect spaces to live and work. They focus on all aspects of real estate across the Greater Toronto Area including commercial, residential, leasing, land, and investments for over 10 years.
Lisa’s successful brand has been included by McGraw-Hill in an educational text book and studied by business professionals and entrepreneurs. The Property Princess brand was recognized by Andris Pone, author of Attract: Power Up Your One-of-a-Kind Personal Brand for brand strength and consistency. In 2008, Ryerson University recognized Lisa as Top 30 Under 30.
Giving back to her community is an integral part of who Lisa is. She is the president and was a past director of the Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), Canada’s largest real estate board, representing more than 54,500 licensed real estate brokers and salespeople.
Lisa has also worked with several groups including the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (now known as Futurpreneur Canada) for close to 14 years as a mentor and coach to assist young entrepreneurs meet their business goals. Lisa has shared her knowledge and experience with many organizations, speaking on topics such as human connections, entrepreneurship, and women in business.
She has spoken to a number of audiences including University of Toronto’s Women in Business group, Speakers Slam 2018, Royal LePage Signature on Success, WXN Women’s Executive Network, and Ryerson University.