Tom’s Full Back Story:
Tom was born in Montreal. He is the oldest and has two sisters (both school teachers) His parents immigrated from Greece and his father spent time in the construction industry. Because of this Tom moved to Thompson, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Kamloops & finally to Kelowna by the time he was eight years old. Tom spent his school days in Kelowna.
His father opened three restaurants where Tom worked in all of them. In 1983, Tom again relocated to Ashcroft where they continued in the construction and operations of two more restaurants. Tom volunteered with the Ashcroft Fire Dept from 1988 to 1993
In 1993 Tom moved to Greece for an extended holiday. Enrolled in the Army and after completing his national tour of duty, got married. In 1994 Tom moved back to Canada with his wife where they lived in Abbotsford, BC. In 2002 Tom worked as a local hire introduced to the film industry and for the first time realized that there was in fact life.. outside of the restaurant industry. However, wanting to continue his passion for restaurants, Tom moved to Kamloops in 2003 and built two more restaurants, the Lucky Break Cafe & The Donair Express.
After a total of nearly 20 years in the hospitality industry, Tom sat down with his wife and discussed the prospect of changing careers. Tom sold the restaurants in 2007 & became a Licensed Real Estate Agent in January of 2008. Tom sold his first house in the first two weeks of getting licensed (the industry standard is six months).
That year the market hit a major slowdown but Tom’s number of sales continued to increase year after year while other agents were leaving the business. Tom became a top listing agent in his office for the next several years.
Tom Ikonomou Today
Pro-active Real estate Salesperson
Tom spends thousands of dollars per year learning to becoming the best listing agent a homeowner can have. To provide world class service to his clients Tom works with a world class company RE/MAX.
Tom’s listed and sold homes in Grandview-Woodlands, South Vancouver, Marpole, Surrey, New Westminster, Coquitlam, White Rock, Richmond, Maple Ridge, Abbotsford, Mission & Killarney.
He and his wife, Vivian, make their home in Vancouver and have four grown children
Cell: 778.879.8366 · Office: 604.439.2266 · 101-2806 Kingsway. Vancouver, BC V5R 5T5