Garret WongFounder, President
Founder and president of Upper Edge Property Management, Garret is also the current president of the Professional Property Managers’ Association, an organization that represents over 70,000 rental units in the province of Manitoba.
At Upper Edge, he leads a team of ~15 staff and 70+ subcontractors, creating systems and processes to ensure their residents and investors consistently experience a high level of service, communication and efficiency. He believes in instilling a sense of ownership with each of his staff members, encouraging them to contribute to the overall product and service.
In his previous life he was in the science field working for a pharmaceutical company, spent 7 years at Winnipeg’s Virology Lab and was a realtor with Century 21 in 2007 before focusing on the field of property management. Garret takes a scientific approach to property management and is obsessed with offering a perfect product to his customers.
As a property investor since 1997 and a licensed property manager since 1999, Garret brings over 20 years of knowledge and experience to the industry. He has written for the Canadian Real Estate Wealth magazine, regularly presents seminars about property management and property investment, and volunteers hundreds of hours per year in the real estate industry.
Born and raised in Winnipeg, he is an avid fisherman, enjoys reading, movies, travelling, and loves spending time with his wife and two teenage boys.