Who is Martello

The Martello Group of Companies, founded by Wayne Smithies in 1988, has become one of Western Canada's most integrated real estate service firms. We are proud to be a family business and bring our clients two generations of stability, dependability and personal service.

We fundamentally believe that service excellence begins by treating each of our client's properties as if they were our own. Our team of over 50 managers, accountants, administrators and building operators are emotionally invested in their work, allowing us to create an unmatched level of service excellence.

Giving back is a core part of our values. We support a number of local charities and encourage our clients to support them as well. We are proud that over 75% of our clients contribute to charitable giving alongside us every year.

Our Divisions

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Code of Ethics

Promotes a corporate culture to embrace strong principles of business and professional ethics at every level
Ensure interests of clients and the real estate industry are placed above personal interests
Use professional judgement in the analysis of real estate management and advisory decisions
Increase my professional knowledge and expertise by engaging in ongoing education pertaining to industry topics and issues
Encourage others to act ethically to further the integrity of the real estate management and advisory professions
Colleagues in the real estate management and advisory professions and others participating in the real estate industry

Our Values

Honesty, integrity and accountability are our foundation. These core values have allowed us to foster strong and enduring relationships with our clients, staff and contractors. This strength is reflected by our 9.5 year average tenure with clients, a duration which we are very proud of.

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Service Excellence
  • Social Responsibility

"Martello has been our strategic partner since the 1990s and they have done an outstanding job in creating value for our investors and acting in our best interest. "

Argo Ventures Inc., Real Estate Syndicator

Founded nearly three decades ago out of the ashes of a failed development firm with a team of just two people. The Martello Group of Companies has grown into one of the largest privately held British Columbia based real estate service groups.