Coupal Markou - Commercial Real Estate, Brokerage

Our Team

Christopher Coupal

Broker of Record, Principal

519-742-7000 ext 101
519-572-1096 (cell)

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Christopher is a licensed real estate broker of record and co-owner of Coupal Markou Commercial Real Estate. He has been in the industry since 1996 and achieved his broker license in 2000. Christopher is a lifelong resident of the Waterloo region and, prior to obtaining his real estate license, he graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University. In 1999 he earned his Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, an achievement held by less than 200 individuals across the country. The CCIM program has provided Christopher with important investment financial analysis skills and tools, resulting in superior quality service to a specialized clientele.

Christopher has worked in a variety of markets. Although he spent his early career representing financial institutions in the valuation and disposition of power of sale properties, he has also excelled with the faster-paced acquisitions at record breaking prices seen in the more recent past.

Opening Coupal Markou Commercial Real Estate Brokerage was a natural progression in Christopher’s career and an opportunity to develop a company that focuses on the needs and wants of his clients. He has a strong commitment to the highest professional standards and the tools to be successful in order to successfully represent clients in the sale or purchase of real estate.

Christopher’s success in the brokerage has been attributed to his responsiveness, firm negotiation, uncompromised integrity, diverse local market knowledge, superior marketing strategies and exceptional customer service commitment.

Christopher was an executive member of the Waterloo Region Apartment Managers' Association for over twenty years.  He also owns and manages his own properties, as well as developing new sites from initial planning to construction and tenant selection.

Christopher’s career sales total in the billions of dollars.


John Markou

Broker, Principal

519-742-7000 ext 102
519-572-3816 cell (cell)

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John Markou has consistently been a top producer. He holds an honours degree from the University of Guelph and has over 30 years of extensive experience encompassing all areas of both commercial and multi-residential investment sales, land development and commercial leasing.

In 2000, John teamed up with Christopher Coupal. The members of this team complement each other in providing the utmost in services to a wide range of clients and customers. Commitment, integrity and a unique combination of skills allows them to understand a client's requirements and achieve outstanding results.

This long-term partnership was formalized further with the creation of Coupal Markou Commercial Real Estate Inc. With their strong group of experienced professionals, plan to continue to provide excellent service to their clients.

Michael Conrad

Sales Representative

519-742-7000 ext 105
519-577-7251 cell (cell)

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  • Licensed real estate sales representative since 2006
  • Graduate of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio
  • Diversified business real estate experience
  • Dealing with land acquisition, leasing, investment and automotive
  • Extensive experience in business sales management and marketing

Michael became a registered commercial real estate sales representative in 2006. With over 25 years experience in various successful business environments, Michael provides a diversified real estate experience in areas of land and investment acquisition as well as office and industrial sales and leasing. Other areas of specialization include the disposition of retail automotive facilities, mobile home trailer parks and agricultural farm lands. He brings a unique combination of practical business management and real estate knowledge to Coupal Markou Commercial. His enthusiasm and team spirit give his clients the confidence in his active pursuit of their real estate goals.

Matt Dickson

Sales Representative

519-742-7000 ext 104
519-577-9826 cell (cell)

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  • Hands-on experience with building automation and design
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honors Degree from Carleton University

Matthew joined the commercial real estate industry in 2006. Matthew has gained extensive knowledge and exposure in all facets of the Industrial, Office, and Investment sectors of the real estate market, in addition to the business community and to a diverse range of clients.

Matthew graduated with honors from the Carleton University in 2006, with an Honors Bachelor of Commerce Degree concentration in marketing. Prior to graduation Matthew worked for a local building automation company. This opportunity allowed him to develop the skills and expertise required to produce and deliver timely results.

Matthew is a committed individual who strives to develop long term positive relationships.

Peter Kruschen

Sales Representative

519-742-7000 ext 106
519-741-7699 cell (cell)

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  • Involved with local industrial commercial (ICI) real estate since 1984
  • Received a diploma in Construction Engineering from Conestoga College in 1982

After graduating from Conestoga College with a Diploma in Construction Engineering, Peter worked for the University of Waterloo in their Physical Planning Department and was responsible for new construction and alterations to existing buildings throughout the university.

Joining the commercial real estate field in 1983, he became involved in many areas of real estate including property management, tenant leasehold improvements and retrofitting existing buildings. Peter continues to specialize in the industrial, office and "hi-tech" leasing market.

Peter was a long standing member of SIOR (Society of Industrial Office Realtors) and has worked on a number of local industrial and commercial real estate committees.

Peter has lived in Kitchener-Waterloo for most of his life and this has given him a good understanding of the Tri-Cities and Waterloo Region. This along with Peter's strong background in leasing, construction and development has proven invaluable in assisting his clients. Peter is committed to long-term relationships with his clients and is able to offer more than just solving their real estate needs.

Theo Papadopoulos

Sales Representative

519-742-7000 ext 103
519-569-1905 (cell)

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As a seasoned commercial realtor, Theo recognizes the value and trust that his clients place in him and he strives to exceed their expectations. Theo has been in the real estate industry for over 30 years. His excellent customer service has helped provide and maintain relationships that he has built over the years with clients.

Theo’s knowledge of the local market is unparallelled. He has resided in the Waterloo region for the majority of his life and has owned many restaurants and businesses over the span of his career. 

Theo offers the complete package with his exceptional customer service, strong negotiating skills, business insight and determination to meet the needs of his clients.


Brooks Way, M.S.


519-742-7000 ext 112
519-242-8642 (cell)

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Brooks received his Masters Degree in Biology in early 2011. From there he began his Real Estate career managing multi-res development projects in Southern Ontario. Brooks became a licensed agent in 2014 where he discovered his passion for Commercial Real Estate.

Brooks specializes in office leasing as well as disposition and acquisition services in Waterloo Region. By combining thorough market insight with creative solutions, he offers in-depth knowledge of the local real estate environment.  His deep research and knowledge of the region has helped him create opportunities and deliver results for his investor and developer clients. He has earned the confidence of local tech office clients whom he has worked for in an advisory capacity by sharing insights and educating the client along the way to acquiring the space that meets their teams needs.

Paula Tweedle

Sales Representative

519-742-7000 ext 107
519-778-6300 cell

Amanda Lingard


519-742-7000 ext 109
519-496-6972 cell

Erica Reynolds

Finance Administrator

519-742-7000 ext 110