Mark Bender founded Bender and
Associates, a real estate company specialized in
representing office space users in the Québec City
region. Since 1999, he has been affiliated with the
Devencore Ltd firm, the leader in Canadian
corporate real estate.
Mr. Bender had previously worked for 18 years at IBM Canada Ltd as a senior advisory representative.
Chartered Real Estate Agent
François completed his studies in administration at University Laval (urban management and real estate profile (2001)). Throughout his studies and work experience, he acquired knowledge in various areas such as property evaluation, project management and real estate financing.
Since finishing his studies, François has been working for Bender and Associates and has represented various companies in their real estate process.
Chartered Real Estate Agent
Marie-Jasmine Cantin Obando
Jasmine completed her studies in administration
at University Laval profiling in international
She worked in various business areas such as communications, editing, mergers & acquisitions and business development. She masters French, English and Spanish and is currently studying to obtain her MBA.
For more than 10 years, Jonathan has worked as a manager in the manufacturing and services industry. He has acquired a practical expertise in implementing continuous improvement projects and quality programs.
Jonathan has also completed an MBA for executive officers and a certificate in Operations Management and Logistics.
Commercial Real Estate Agent, Business development
Prior to joining the Bender and Associates team, Maëlle worked as a chartered appraiser for Gilbert, Deschênes et Associés, a company located in Quebec City where she acquired great experience, especially with respect to commercial, industrial, and multi-unit residential buildings. Maëlle also has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Urban and Real Estate Management from Université Laval. While pursuing her university studies, Maëlle competed in the World University Championships in alpine skiing for Université Laval in addition to completing several Ironman events. Maëlle also completed her training in commercial real estate.
Eric joined Bender and Associates’ business development team in 2019. Before that, Eric worked as a customer service advisor for several financial institutions where he gained expertise in financial planning, risk management and compliance. Eric has a bachelor’s degree in Consumer Science from Université Laval and is currently completing his training in commercial real estate.
Louise has a breadth of experience in planning and controlling fiscal objectives and analysing data.
Notably, she has worked at IBM for several years where she served clients and representatives as a complex contract specialist.
Geneviève provides administrative support to our agents. She has more than 10 years of experience in administration. Most recently, she was assisting the Vice-President, Corporate Affairs and Human Resources and Material’s Coordonator at ComediHa!