Shanon Kelley: Your Trusted Royal Lepage Realtor in Nanaimo, B.C.

With deep local knowledge and a client-first approach, Shanon Kelley Realty Group is your trusted guide for buying or selling in Nanaimo.

Our Vancouver Island Realtor Team

Reta Koropatnick

Executive Assistant

Shanon Kelley

Your Personal Real Estate Corp.

Justin Steele


Jamie Kennedy


Who is Shanon Kelley?

Personal Real Estate Corporation

Born and raised in New Westminster, Shanon Kelley discovered her passion for real estate in 2007 after travelling the world. Since starting her career, she has been ranked in the top 3% of agents at her brokerage and is well on her way to becoming one of the top real estate agents in British Columbia.

For 9 years straight, Shanon was in the top 10% of British Columbia’s residential real estate agents. Currently, she is one of the top ranked residential real estate agents for the three Royal LePage franchises.

A well-recognized and professional realtor, Shanon has taught realty classes on numerous occasions and was proud to run the charity division for her past real estate brokerage. She believes in placing people before profits, a trait carried over to the close personal interactions she has with clients.

Who is Justin Steele?


Justin is a passionate and driven real estate professional who is excited to help clients navigate the buying and selling process. With a focus on building lasting relationships with clients, Justin provides a personalized approach to every transaction. He listens carefully to clients’ needs and goals, and works tirelessly to ensure that they are met.

He understands that buying or selling a home can be a stressful process, and he is committed to making it as smooth and stress-free as possible.

Justin has returned to the coast after years of success in multiple avenues of finance. He brings big energy, is very charismatic and eager to learn. We are so excited to be able to grow with him and learn from him and have our clients experience a whole new level of care as we add his services.

Who is Jamie Kennedy?


Meet Jamie Kennedy, a former professional motocross racer turned heavy machinery operator. After over 15 years in the construction industry, he embarked on a new career path. Now, Jamie is a local real estate agent, fulfilling his true calling to help people buy, sell, or invest in real estate.

Jamie was born and raised on Vancouver Island in a family of five. After attending school in Nanaimo, he pursued his motocross career until he transitioned to heavy machinery operation, working in various locations across British Columbia and Alberta. He is a dedicated father to his son and a loving husband to his wife, who inspires him in his new career.

Throughout his years in the construction industry, Jamie gained a wealth of knowledge, contacts, and lifelong friendships. He is committed to building long-lasting partnerships and providing excellent experiences for all his clients. Jamie pays close attention to every transaction and situation, ensuring the best possible outcome.

As the saying goes, “Find something you love doing, and you will never work another day in your life”.  For Jamie, helping people navigate the real estate market is that something. With a great team to support him, Jamie is excited to continue his journey in life, building relationships and making a difference in the lives of his clients.

Who is Reta Koropatnick?

Unlicensed Executive Assistant

Reta has called Nanaimo/Nanoose Bay home since 2017. She is the glue that holds it all together and is focused on exceptional client experiences. Her passion and drive for real estate combined with an astute focus on systems and procedures have become essential to the team’s success.

Reta has many simple pleasures that round out her life. From that first cup of coffee in the morning to sitting in a quiet house with a book, keeping up her herb garden and dreaming of her future dream home in the woods.

She is an avid reader, artist and life-long learner. While she loves all of these, none of them compare to how she feels about her two daughters, husband, friends and family.

Why Choose Shanon Kelley Realty Group as Your Realtor

Expert Knowledge of Nanaimo Real Estate Market

With over 15 years of client partnerships, Shanon Kelley and the Shanon Kelley Realty Group have accumulated extensive market experience and local relationships. They actively monitor real estate indicators across Nanaimo’s diverse neighbourhoods to stay informed on evolving trends. This expertise ensures they can properly evaluate properties and counsel clients by weighing relevant economic, demographic and other demand-shaping factors.

Client-First Approach to Buying and Selling

The Shanon Kelley Realty Group is solely dedicated to serving clients’ best interests throughout the transaction process. They strive to understand each client’s unique circumstances and tailor support accordingly, whether navigating affordable entry-level purchases or luxury listings. Industry peers commend the team’s reputation for prioritizing client satisfaction above all else.

Proven Success in Nanaimo’s Real Estate Scene

As one of Vancouver Island’s leading realtors, Shanon and the Shanon Kelley Realty Group have a demonstrated track record of achieving successful deals year after year. They are committed to giving back through charity work that has benefited the local Nanaimo community. Ongoing client referrals and repeat business signal confidence in their ability to transact knowledgeably and provide a personalized client experience.

Our Vancouver Island Real Estate Buying Guide

Have you checked out our Ultimate Guide for Vancouver Island Real Estate Buying?

This expansive guide from Shanon Kelley Realty Group serves as a comprehensive resource for those considering purchasing residential, land or other real estate on Vancouver Island. It covers all facets involved from exploring the island lifestyle and communities to analyzing market trends and diverse property types. Detailed sections outline the step-by-step buying process including financing and negotiations. High-level overviews of rural, waterfront, and other unique properties are each accompanied by a feature listing. The guide also introduces the team at Shanon Kelley Realty Group who are positioned to assist with area expertise and customer service throughout the process. In-depth and extensively researched, this guide empowers buyers to make informed decisions on pursuing ownership opportunities within the thriving Vancouver Island real estate market.

First Time Home Buyers Buying on Vancouver Island

Insights for those new to property ownership on navigating the specific opportunities and challenges presented in the Vancouver Island market. Topics covered include first-time buyer programs, understanding common property types and value appreciation, and importance of pre-approval.

Relocating to Vancouver Island

A guide for those relocating their household to the island on learning about the local lifestyle, labour market and home search particulars whether buying or renting short or long-term. Considerations like school search and moving logistics also addressed.

Vancouver Island Living

An overview of the island’s many communities and what makes them appealing places to call home given access to recreation, healthcare and a tight-knit social fabric. Understanding adjustments those new to the region may face also explored.

Thinking of Selling Vancouver Island Homes and Real Estate?

Check Out Our Ultimate Guide for Vancouver Island Real Estate Buying

Buying real estate on Vancouver Island can be competitive and challenging, where often buying a home gets into a complicated bidding war with many different factors that get involved. That’s why you can benefit from our Ultimate Vancouver Island Real Estate sellers guide, so you can know what to look for in a competent Vancouver Island Realtor.

Wondering How to Set The Right Price?

Vancouver Island Real Estate appraisals and valuations can be a tricky situation with many factors involved, and often the value is much different than what the government issues for your valuation.

Learn Effective Strategies for Real Estate Marketing

Knowing what real estate marketing methods are used will better prepare you for what to ask to your potential Vancouver Island Realtors. Learn from this guide first, so you’re more prepared.

Thinking of Moving to Nanaimo?

Nanaimo Real Estate is a prime investment, with more and more desire coming it’s way. Read our guide on the Nanaimo neighbourhoods and what you might be able to expect while searching for your dream home in Nanaimo.

Form popup button