Our Team

The members of the DNS Real Estate Team are involved with many different organizations in the community on a volunteer basis. This results in the Company having a very high profile throughout the region.

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The DNS Real Estate Limited Team!

Lizanne McBrien, Broker/Office Manager

Licensed Real Estate Broker for 15 years with 2 years Real Estate Sales in Texas. Employed with DNS Real Estate since 2011. Experienced in all facets of sales and marketing of Real Estate, Office Management and maintenance of DNS Real Estate Website.

Dave Haacke, Commercial Salesperson/Owner

Licensed and registered with DNS Real Estate since 2012. Dave has a strong background in sales, having owned his own Plumbing Supply Store.  He was also a senior manager for a Canadian Tech Company. He focuses on Commercial sales and Leasing.

Jim Parkes, Broker of Record/Owner

Licensed and registered with DNS Real Estate since 2012. Before joining DNS Jim held the position of General Manager with an international packaging company in the GTA. He focuses on Commercial Sales and Leasing, including Resort Properties, Investment Properties, Vacant Land and Buildings, Multi Residential and Businesses.

David N. Smith, Broker

Over thirty-Five years’ experience in Sales, Marketing and Management with the past thirty years in Real Estate Development and Sales. Dave’s focus is in Commercial Sales and Leasing.

Alex McLeod, Commercial Salesperson

Alex has been licensed and registered with DNS Real Estate since 2014. He recently retired from the position of Real Estate Manager with the City of Peterborough and has over 30 years’ experience in the fields of Economic Development and Real Estate Management.  Prior to that Alex spent 11 years in the banking industry. He has served for many years as a Senior Army Reserve Officer and was deployed to Afghanistan in 2006/2007 to help manage the National Reconstruction and Redevelopment Program. His main focus is on Commercial Sales and Leasing and Commercial/Industrial Property Redevelopment.

Andrew Marshall, Commercial Salesperson

Andrew has been licensed since 2014. Prior to working in real estate he spent nearly 15 years working in the planning and land development field throughout Ontario and in Melbourne Australia. Andrew possesses in-depth knowledge of all facets of land development and has worked on numerous waterfront development projects, major infrastructure initiatives, and transportation projects related to railways, highways, and international airports. When he’s not at work he volunteers on several boards in the Peterborough area and enjoys spending time with his young family.