Andrew Pateras


About Andrew Pateras

Andrew has lived in the GTA all his life and a good portion of his adult life has been devoted to sales. He studied Business Information Systems Management at Ryerson University. From there, he worked in sales for tier one organizations such as Hewlett Packard, Epson and Intel. Then as North American Sales Manager for GAP Adventures, he gained even more experience in negotiation and client service. Andrew has been a licensed real estate sales person since 2006. In 2007, Andrew also began a new venture in professional photography. Over the next number of years, he travelled on assignment all over the world. This is why he is meticulous when it comes to your marketing images! To say Andrew's travel and photography experience is extensive would definitely be an understatement. He has journeyed to remote and exotic locations in 48 countries on all six continents in search of adventure and authentic cultural experiences. Whether it is diving with great white sharks in South Africa, in a cage with Bengal tigers in northern Thailand or perched atop a land cruiser, photographing rhinos and lions in the Serengeti, he has likely photographed any holiday experience you can imagine. In 2015, Andrew earned the Directors Platinum award from Royal LePage for outstanding sales performance. Andrew's commitment as your real estate professional is to provide you with the specialized real estate service you deserve. Whether you're buying or selling, contact him with any questions that you may have. His promise to you is that your experience will be both stress-free and enjoyable. His focus is always YOU and the results you can expect from him.


The Reason I Love My Job

In every job I have ever had, from my first job at the age of 15 in a butcher shop, to now selling Toronto Real Estate, I have always been in the business of helping people. That was a little bit of a run-on sentence, but what I am trying to say is that in […]


Four Ways to Track Your World Travel

A few years ago, I was telling someone about some of my travels and they said that my travel experience is like Johnny Cash’s song “I’ve been everywhere”. The problem (if you can call it a problem) is that once I started to track the places I have been, increasing that number became a little […]


Who is your Hero?

Everyone has a hero, someone they call their inspiration. Mine has always been and always will be my father. I see so much of him in absolutely everything I do. From the way I talk, to the way I negotiate, even the way I laugh! While watching the BBC Television show “Top Gear”, I recently […]


Burning Devotion

From the moment my plane touched down in Varanasi, I could tell I was going to capture some amazing images during my time here. The drive from the Airport to my hotel was just under an hour and I could not resist hanging out of the window and shooting hundreds of frames. Countless pilgrims make […]


The Untouchables 2

Yesterday, Solomon got a good idea of what I was interested in photographing here in India and as you all know, it is neither the riches of Bollywood nor the inside of shopping malls. He suggested a few different places to photograph a lot of the “Untouchables”; the lowest caste in India, holding little or […]


Rain Rain, Go Away!

For those of you who follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed the odd Tweet about my “No-Rain Streak”. In my five years as a wedding photographer, it has never rained on me. Ever. Even the other photographers I work with at Boston Avenue cannot believe my luck and are still skeptical every time they […]