Mike Nugent Biography
The youngest of six siblings, Mike is from a close-knit family. He was born in Edmonton, until the family moved to Victoria in 1967 where he attended school in Oak Bay. Mike received his grade 11 at Aiglon College; a British American boarding school in Switzerland, which he says was “a terrific adventure”. He returned to Victoria for grade 12 and graduated from Brentwood College.
Mike’s first career started in 1976 with Woodward’s department store which provided an excellent management training. Soon he was transferred to the head office in Vancouver and ultimately held the position of a senior clothing buyer. This gave him exposure to many different cultures and business experiences as he travelled extensively throughout Asia and North America.
Mike chose to move back to Victoria to raise his children Krista and Brian in the Gordon Head area of Saanich. Upon returning to Victoria in 1989, Mike joined his brother Dan in developing a 55 unit townhome project in the Qualicum area. Through this he gained a wide variety of knowledge of all aspects of the construction, real estate and real estate marketing processes.
DFH Real Estate.
Mike became licensed with DFH Real Estate Ltd and was an active REALTOR® before becoming a Partner and the Managing Director of DFH in 2008. Mike's management skills were put to use running a six office Real Estate Brokerage. He gives much credit to his partners as well as the other associate managing brokers and the great staff who helped with all the day to day details making a great team supporting all of the sales professionals and their clients.
After six years of management Mike returned to selling. As well as assisting clients with all types of residential real estate he has also been involved with commercial and revenue properties, as well as leases. Mike is passionate about continuing education, especially in the ever changing Real Estate market. He continues to update courses and increase his knowledge through the Victoria Real Estate Board (VREB) and other relevant sources, such as the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM)
In 2012 Mike was elected to the Victoria Real Estate Board of Directors, and was President for 2016. Past positions with the Board include serving on the Broker's Liaison committee, the Nomination committee, and Chair of the Finance and Audit committee and chair of the Professional Standards committee He also served as the Liaison to the Commercial Division.
Mike also helped to coach and manage his kids sports teams, and was a Director of Saanich Minor Hockey.
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