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Founded in 1744 in London, England Sotheby’s is one of the world’s oldest operating auction houses.

In 1744, within the heart of London, Sotheby’s auction house was born. Over the centuries, Sotheby’s gained renown for uniting discerning purchasers with world-class works of art, and for marketing the world’s most cherished possessions. This legacy is our clients’ unique advantage. Every home we represent is elevated by our distinguished brand, and gains access to exclusive marketing opportunities with Sotheby’s auction house.

The Sotheby’s International Realty name has become renowned as a marketer for the world’s most valuable and treasured possessions.

Combining the world’s most prestigious real estate brand with local market knowledge and specialized marketing expertise, Sotheby’s International Realty Canada is the leading real estate sales and marketing company for the country’s most exceptional properties. With offices in over 30 residential and resort markets nationwide, our professional associates provide the highest calibre of real estate service, unrivalled local and international marketing solutions, and a global affiliate sales network of close to over 980+ offices in 70+ countries to manage the real estate portfolios of discerning clients from around the world, with more than 21,000+ associates worldwide. At Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, we welcome clients locally and from around the world. We have agents specialized in assisting international real estate clients, whether they are moving here or investing from abroad, and can offer their services in dozens of languages including English, French, Chinese, German and Spanish. Our commitment to our clients is simple: we do more to market your home and to service your real estate needs than any other company.

Sun Peaks Office

At our local Sun Peaks office you can meet our helpful Buyers and Sellers Agents, available 7 days a week, year round. We are always pleased to show you the latest Resort Development and Community Plans, discuss the local market place, give you a general tour, or show you some properties.

Our Sun Peaks office is located in the village stroll, between Morrisey’s Pub and Sundance Liquor Store and is open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm.

REALTORS® in our office specialize in the Sun Peaks area and are supported by our national and international office marketing departments.

We look forward to your visit and would be happy to assist with any of your questions.



Meet our REALTORS®

Our REALTORS® are here to help you understand the unique and important aspects of our developing Mountain Resort

Gianpiero Furfaro FRI

Managing Broker


Gianpiero Furfaro is a Managing Broker for Sotheby’s International Realty Canada (Sun Peaks). He is a proven real estate professional with extensive sales and operations experience in both Ontario and British Columbia. Gianpiero is proud to be associated with the prestige of a global brand whose commitment to client services, marketing, and professionalism is unmatched.

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He actively participates in organized real estate and is currently a REALTOR® Director for the British Columbia Real Estate Association. He is also a member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada and obtained the designation “Fellow of Real Estate Institute,” which sets a higher standard of education for licensed REALTORS®.

His primary focus is on attainable multi-government housing strategies. Throughout the years he has served on the government Liaison Committees for the Toronto Real Estate Board and The Victoria Real Estate Board. He also participated in various task forces dealing with affordable housing and has participated in charities such as Habitat For Humanity.

Gianpiero has acquired a unique and extensive level of real estate experience. Prior to joining Sotheby’s International Realty, he had built a successful career in sales and real estate operations for a wide variety of real estate models. He developed REALTOR® courses and workshops such as Agency and Contract Writing. He also has held many public engagement information sessions focusing on various topics of real estate catering to the general public.

On his downtime, you will find Gianpiero enjoying the outdoors such as snowboarding, hiking or on the water. If you have a passion for music, talk to him about DJing, audio synthesis and production.

Education: Sauder School of Business (UBC); Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA): Broker’s Licensing Course ; Real Estate Trading Services Licensing Course; Real Estate Institute of Canada (REIC): Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada (FRI)

Nicola Gray

Sales Representative


Nicola was born and raised in the United Kingdom, where she established a strong career in business management and financial planning. This set the foundation for a successful career in Real Estate.
Moving to B.C she fell in love with the mountain lifestyle, which lends well to her outgoing and enthusiastic personality. She then became the sales representative for a large-scale development company in the Shuswap, where she quickly developed a strong sense of sales and an understanding of the building process for single-family homes.
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Having made Sun Peaks her permanent home, Nicola is ready to help you with your home buying needs. As a proud member of the Sotheby’s family, Nicola carries the values of hard work, integrity, and outstanding client service into everything she does.
When Nicola isn’t making homeowners’ dreams come true, she enjoys spending time skiing, hiking, and backcountry camping throughout the mountains in British Columbia. An avid equestrian and a passionate yogi, finding time for balance and enjoying the outdoors are very important to her.

Lizz Luzny

Office Administrator


Lizz has been in Sun Peaks since 2018. Her love of the mountains and nature were her sole reasons for moving away from her hometown of Winnipeg, MB. Prior to settling in Sun Peaks, she had lived in many beautiful communities throughout BC, as well as in Canmore, AB. She has always chased the snow and adventure, making Sun Peaks the perfect location to live year round. Lizz has a genuine desire to help others, a strong work ethic, and a friendly nature. 

Diploma in Environmental Management – Okanagan College

Mathew Atherley

Office Administrator

Prior to settling in Sun Peaks, Mathew moved from Ontario to enjoy the breathtaking views and mountains. Mathew spends his free time ice skating, spending time with family and friends and is passionate about helping the community, volunteering and learning.

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Mathew graduated from Mayfield Secondary School on the honor roll and received the Ontario Junior Citizen Award as part of his involvement within the community. Throughout school Mathew tutored students in subjects such as math and computer science. Mathew enjoys volunteering his time to the local hockey team as he grew up playing hockey all his life. At Sun Peaks you will find him on the slopes fine tuning snowboarding skills and enjoying the outdoor activities.

Annette Cosens

Sales Representative, Shuswap and Okanagan Specialist


Calvin Cosens

Sales Assistant

​Their biggest reward in life is the relationships they create with their family, friends, and clients. They are honoured to be their trusted Real Estate resource and confidants.

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 The ability and expertise to lead valued clients in all aspects of Real Estate has given them, and their clients, immense gratification. They highly value the opportunity to establish a personal connection with each of their clients and many of their buyers and sellers become good friends.

Understanding today’s tech-savvy consumer has also been a specialty of theirs. They continuously adapt to the communication methods of their clients and take great pride in having quick response times. They have also put a major focus on the digital marketing plans needed to ensure their client’s achieve full value when selling their home. Systems that fully support the unique audience that must be engaged, especially when dealing with the high-end market, or any level of the market today.

Annette and Calvin’s personal specialty is assisting local buyers and sellers, as well international clients in achieving their purchasing or selling goals. They have successfully passed the C.I.P.S course (Certified International Property Specialists) ensuring they have the knowledge and know how to transact Real Estate any where in the world.

When you work with Annette and Calvin, you can count on personal, attentive, patient service, excellent knowledge of the area and it’s resources, along with proven negotiation skills and creative selling strategies. Working with the right people can be one of the most comforting and rewarding experiences.

​Having been married for 38 years, Annette and Calvin have mastered working as a team. They have been blessed with 2 sons, 2 daughters and 2 granddaughters, which they truly treasure.

They invite you to let them help you!

Rachel Stone

Rachel Stone

Sales Representative, Shuswap and Okanagan Specialist


Rachel was born and raised in the Shuswap Lake area, giving her a deep appreciation for the natural beauty of the region. She moved to Calgary, Alberta to pursue a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in marketing from Mount Royal University.

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While in school, Rachel participated in several clubs including Enactus and the Marketing Society. She also took the opportunity to complete a study semester abroad in Scotland. Upon completion of her degree, Rachel moved back to the beautiful community she had missed so much. She was determined to find a way to stay in the Shuswap while utilizing her education, which led her to begin a career in Real Estate. With Rachel’s educational background and knowledge of the area, she is eager to listen to your needs and help you achieve your goals.

Rachel enjoys being outside as much as possible. She can often be found hiking local trails with her dog, snowboarding on nearby mountains, or on the beach enjoying the sun.

Don Blocka

Sales Representative, Kamloops Specialist

A master problem-solver and negotiator, Don Blocka has 35+ years of experience honed in the technology trenches. Working at companies like Xerox, HP/Apollo, IBM and EnMax, Don served in various positions from award-winning Sales Representative to Business Development, Management and finally Director. 

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Rounding out this skill-set, Don’s better half Marianna, brings refined sensibility, empathy and entrepreneurial savvy to the team. A former junior hockey part owner, Marianna also owned her own retail home decor store and was an interior design artisan before transitioning to award winning realtor. 

Marianna Kindrachuk

Sales Representative, Kamloops Specialist

The expertise to direct a high-end real estate transaction without missing a beat is immense. Orchestrating a symphony of variables, a luxury realtor must be a master conductor – fully in command of every nuance so that the audience (be it buyer or seller) is never disappointed. Because while missing a note in a musical symphony can be a disappointment – missing one in a transaction is disastrous.
That’s why for large, sensitive or otherwise complex real estate transactions Sotheby’s International Realty Canada endorses Don Blocka and Marianna Kindrachuk. 
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Unlike other brokerage teams that might simply share office expenses, Don & Marianna (married in business and in life) work on every client together.
The result is a dramatically improved service offering that is not only smooth and efficient – but maximizes value for Sotheby’s International Realty Canada discerning clientele. 

A master problem-solver and negotiator, Don Blocka has 35+ years of experience honed in the technology trenches. Working at companies like Xerox, HP, IBM and Enmax, Don served in various positions from award-winning Sales Representative to Business Development, Management and finally Director.

Rounding out this skill-set, Don’s better half Marianna, brings refined sensibility, empathy and entrepreneurial savvy to the team. A former junior hockey part owner, Marianna also owned her own retail home decor store and was an interior design artisan before transitioning to award winning realtor. 

Don & Marianna – your dynamic duo for singularly spectacular results.

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