Mark Hopkins leads our Ontario business consisting of more than 1,000 associates within all operating divisions. This team proudly provides service to over 350 communities and over 45,000 units across the province. Mark’s direct team consists of our senior executives including our Vice Presidents and Senior Directors. Prior to entering his current role, he held the positions of Vice President, Operations and Senior Vice President within the company.
In 2017, Mark was appointed to the inaugural Board of Directors of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) Canada Chapter. He currently holds the position of President Elect and is slated to be the President of CAI Canada in 2020. Prior to joining FirstService Residential in 2013, Hopkins held several leadership roles during a nine-year tenure at Cintas Corporation, a global leader in uniforms and facility services. A native of Newmarket, ON, Mark attended Wilfrid Laurier University studying Business Administration and he currently resides in Oakville, ON with his family.
In this predominantly consultant based role, Julian works closely with many of Ontario's top condominium developers to facilitate bringing prospective projects to market. With his extensive knowledge, Julian is often called upon by solicitors, developers, designers, surveyors and architects for advice and input for pricing, layouts, functionality and operational design.
Julian helps to implement FirstService Residential’s high standards by refusing to compromise value, service and quality for price. In addition, maintaining the integrity of the vision of the community without settling for mediocrity or cutting corners is of utmost importance. He understands the quality of the resident experience enhances what our brand stands for.
Before joining FirstService Residential, he worked in the contract recruitment industry, media and hospitality. A graduate of La Trobe University in Melbourne, Australia, Julian has been with FirstService Residential since 2008.
Over the years at FirstService Residential, Julian has had the opportunity to have been a frequent speaker and presenter at BOMA and BILD events and has served on the CCI-Toronto Chapter board of directors on the communications committee.