The Baycrest Real Estate Professionals is a motivated group of top real estate agents, brokers, lawyers and other professionals who believe in Baycrest’s world-leading dementia research and innovation. We feel a strong connection to the cause, and are passionate about making a difference in our communities by raising funds and awareness to support Baycrest’s fight to defeat dementia.

Brain Science, Empowered by You

Your donation will be put to use supporting Baycrest’s Rotman Research Institute (RRI) and its world-class research and innovation in brain health and aging.


Get Involved

Donate to become a member of the Baycrest Real Estate Professionals

Give back to your community and meet like-minded professionals that want to make a difference. As a member you gain access to a number of unique opportunities including renowned guest speakers and networking events covering topics related to the real estate business and the ground-breaking research at Baycrest.

Membership Levels

Friends / $250 Partner / $500 Brokerage Partner / $5,000
  • Access to all Baycrest Real Estate Professionals events
  • Opportunity to network with top GTA agents


  • Collateral to showcase your support
  • Access to all Baycrest Real Estate Professionals events
  • Opportunity to network with top GTA agents
  • Your name/logo on the Baycrest Real Estate Professionals web page
  • Collateral to showcase your support
  • Access to all Baycrest Real Estate Professionals events
  • Opportunity to network with top GTA agents


For more information on becoming a member or our event sponsorship opportunities, please contact Tracey Steyn ext. 5465

Thank you to our Committee Members

Darren Slavens, Chair  Richard Himelfarb
 Reesa Sud, Honorary Co-Chair  Daniel Greenbaum
 Mark Arnstein Rachel Levy
 Len Atkin Lorne Tanz
 David Batori Veronika Vajda
  Daniel Engel Daniel Vajda

Thank you to our generous sponsors

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Previous Events

Sunday, June 4, 2023

Mattamy Homes Bike for Brain Health Supporting Baycrest

bike.pngBike the DVP (traffic-free) and go the distance to defeat dementia with thousands of other riders.
We’ve got something for everyone - from a 25km route to a 75km one, so it’s sure to be a fun-filled day for all involved.  
Join our team or create your own:



Tickets: $50 (non-members)
Tickets are free with a BREP membership or membership renewal.
Tax receipts will be issued for the maximum permitted amount according to CRA guidelines.

To RSVP, please contact Tracey Steyn at or 416.785.2500 x5465



Baycrest is going for a spin… for brain health!

Join Baycrest Young Philanthropy at Spokehaus spin studio for a low impact, high intensity, full-body experience on a bike! Pick from 2 available start times.

When you sign up, first-time Spokehaus riders will get an additional 2 FREE spin classes to take on any date following the event.
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: Select one of 12:30 or 2:00 PM start times
Ride Length: 45 minute spin class
Learn: Brief remarks on the link of fitness x brain health
LocationSpokehaus, 70 Dan Leckie Way
This will be a great warm up ride for anyone who wants to take part in Baycrest’s Signature event, Bike for Brain Health! On June 4, bike the scenic Don Valley Parkway (traffic-free) and go the distance to defeat dementia. (Routes range from 25 to 75 km)

Registration: This event is included within a Baycrest Real Estate Professionals membership or available as a single event ticket at a cost of $50.
Baycrest Real Estate Professional members, please contact Tracey Steyn to secure your spot: or 416-785-2500, ext. 5465
To become a Baycrest Real Estate Professional member - please click here.

May 4-6, 2023

Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest

hockey.pngThe Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s in Support of Baycrest is the largest hockey charity event in North America.
Register today to play in this exciting two-day tournament featuring former hockey pros and hockey enthusiasts. Sign up as an individual or register a team. We’re one team vs. Alzheimer’s
To join a BREP team or create your own, please contact Tracey Steyn ext. 5465

Rock and Roll: Stories from the Studio

Thursday, March 30 – 7:00-9:00 PM

Tour the iconic Metalworks Recording Studio for an insider look into the music industry. Established in 1978, artists like Drake, Lil Wayne, Bowie, NSYNC and Springsteen have all graced Metalworks’ halls. Join a fireside chat with studio owner Gil Moore, drummer of the Canadian supergroup Triumph, along with Joey “Vendetta” Scoleri, Head of Industry Relations, Live Nation and former Q107 Radio Host and Program Director. 

Event highlights:

  • Stories from the studio and the road
  • The link between music and brain health from
  • Music, food and drink 

Dress code: Rock and roll chic. Sport your favourite concert style!
Reception: 7:00-7:30 PM
Studio Tours: 7:30-8:15 PM
Fireside Chat: 8:15-9:00 PM
Location: Metalworks Studio - 3611 Mavis Road, Mississauga; Free parking onsite


Ted Baker Shop for a Cause

Wednesday, March 22 - 6:00-9:00 PM

Baycrest supporters and friends are invited for an evening of shopping, sips, and socializing at the Yorkdale Ted Baker London store.
Enjoy British teatime-inspired bites and sparkling sips while our style experts provide personalized tips to transition your wardrobe.
Receive an exclusive discount of 20% off, with 10% of sales from the event hours benefiting Baycrest Foundation.
Ted Baker London
Yorkdale Mall | 3401 Dufferin Street | Suite 319

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 – 7:00 pm - SOLD OUT

Real Estate Networking Night

Join us for an evening of socializing and networking with fellow real estate professionals

Location: The Quail, 1055 Yonge Street (Yonge, two blocks north of the Rosedale subway station)

Please note that there is limited parking in the area. Consider taking public transit or a ride share

Ticket: There is no cost to attend this event.

Appetizers and one drink will be provided.

RSVP: Space is limited so please register by March 1, 2023

Generously sponsored by:
Forest Hill Real Estate Yorkville
Catherine Himelfarb Borden, Managing Partner
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Tuesday, January 24, 2023 – 10:00 am

Tax Smart Strategies for Real Estate Investors and Philanthropists

An exclusive members-only event with Tina Tehranchian, Senior Wealth Advisor, Assante Capital Management Ltd.,   

Tina Tehranchian of Assante Capital Management Ltd.  is a much sought-after speaker and a nationally recognized financial educator, writer and consultant specializing in estate and charitable tax planning. Her highly acclaimed industry comments and advice have been printed in The Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The National Post and Yahoo Finance.

November 16, 2022

How to be Successful in a Changing Market

6:30pm at the Toronto Cricket Club (141 Wilson Avenue)

Join us for an engaging panel discussion with top industry professionals:

  • Miranda Caldwell – Marketing & Design Driven Toronto REALTOR®
  • Michael Kalles - President of Harvey Kalles Real Estate Ltd., Brokerage
  • Vivian Risi - Broker, President/Broker of Record, Your Community Realty

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Thursday, June 16, 2022

Growing Your Business – The Importance Of A Personal Brand

Featuring podcast host, author, real estate investor, and managing partner of REC Canada, Jas Takhar.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Building Your Business
An exclusive virtual roundtable with top GTA agents and brokers who will be sharing their journey in real estate and tips for success:

  • Christopher Bibby – Broker, RE/MAX Hallmark Bibby Group Realty
  • Maggie Lind – Sales Representative, Chestnut Park Real Estate Ltd.
  • Sabrina Kaufman – Broker, Sabrina Kaufman Real Estate Team, Slavens & Associates
  • Tom Storey – Sales Representative, The Storey Team, Royal LePage Signature Realty
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Thursday, March 3, 2022 – 7 pm

Capitalizing on Emerging Market Trends

An exclusive event with Natalka Falcomer, Broker & President and Chris Heller, Chief Real Estate Officer at OJO Home Canada speaking on emerging market trends. Dr. Allison Sekuler, President & Chief Scientist at the Baycrest Academy for Research and Education will also showcase our cutting-edge research in brain science. 

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