Meet Matt Richling, a seasoned Ottawa realtor with an impressive 18-year track record in the real estate business. As the head of a dynamic medium-sized team, he leads 15 dedicated team members, ensuring they provide top-notch service to their clients out of a boutique-style office in the city.
Matt is not only an accomplished realtor but also actively involved in shaping the real estate industry. He holds the esteemed position of Director at the Ottawa Real Estate Board (OREB) and serves as Chair of the Young Professionals Network (YPN) at the Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA). His leadership extends further as he also holds the position of Vice-chair of the YPN at OREB.
His expertise and contributions have been recognized on a global scale, as he serves as a brand ambassador for Inman News. Matt’s insights have been published in various reputable real estate publications, including The Residential Specialist (NAR), Realtor.ca, and Real Estate Magazine (REM), as well as local newspapers and the Globe and Mail. He regularly speaks at conferences and to specialized teams about his expertise, experience, and new tech.
Beyond his professional achievements, Matt is an active member of the real estate community. He is part of the Moderator Squad for Follow-Up Boss and has received the prestigious YPN Leadership Award, a testament to his dedication and impact on the industry.
Outside of his professional endeavours, Matt is known for his philanthropy and community engagement. He is the founder and organizer of the Ottawa Clothing Drive, a recurring charity event that has made a significant impact by filling the entire TD Place with clothing, sorting it with the help of volunteers, and distributing it to local charities across Ottawa based on their needs.
In 2023, Matt had the honour of being a torchbearer for RE/MAX (top 40 under 40), showcasing his standing in the real estate industry. Despite his demanding schedule, Matt remains a devoted father to two twin girls, balancing his family life with his passion for real estate and community involvement.