About Moffat Dunlap Real Estate Limited
Mr. Moffat Dunlap founded the firm in 1972, specializing in the purchase and sale of country properties in the greater Toronto area as well as exceptional Georgian Bay properties.
The firm is a member of Provincial and National Real Estate Boards and Associations (Toronto Real Estate Board, Ontario Real Estate Association and the Canadian Real Estate Association). The firm and its associates are well regarded in the community and offer a very high level of experience and commitment to their clients.
Moffat Dunlap was well known throughout the Canadian horse and farm community having been a twenty year member of the show jumping team of the Canadian Equestrian Team (a Team Bronze Medal winner at the 1967 Pan-American Games and Team Gold Medal winner at the 1970 World Championships). He has served on many boards and management committees; a former director and Jumping Team Chairman of the Canadian Equestrian team over the Los Angeles Olympic Games; a past Director of the Canadian Pony Club; the Canadian Horse Council; the Canadian Horse Shows Association; the Horseman's Benevolent and Protective Association. He is an Honourary Director of the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association and a Director, former Horse Show Chairman and a Past President of the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Moffat was a co-founder of an independent school in King Township, The Country Day School, with a present enrolment of over 800 students.
In addition to the firm's countryside property transactions, special projects managed by the firm include the purchase of land and subsequent rezoning for Canada's Wonderland for the owner, Taft Broadcasting of Cincinnati, Ohio; the sale of Eaton Hall to become Seneca College's King Campus; the land assembly and rezoning for the King Ranch Health Spa, designed and built to be a world class facility; the land assembly and rezoning of the Devil's Pulpit Golf Course in Caledon; assembling lands for the World Headquarters of Magna International in Aurora; and serving on the "Windsor" Advisory Committee, Galen Weston's exciting Polo, Golf and Tennis development at Vero Beach, Florida; the management and sale of Glenville Farms, a 700 acre agricultural show place in King; and the sale of "Green Meadows", the famed Leslie Street estate of the late J.A. (Bud) McDouglad, one of Canada's captains of industry. Moffat acted as the Koffler family's advisor and agent when their property, Joker's Hill (890 acres), was gifted to the University of Toronto - the largest single gift the University has ever received. In addition, Moffat also acted as adviser to the Mulock family on their magnificent donation of lands to create the Cawthra Mulock Nature Reserve in King Township. Moffat and his family also donated the lands for a vast park in York Region which saw a pristine hardwood forest preserved in perpetuity.
Since 2000, the firm has been led by John Dunlap. John holds an MBA from Northwestern University and Bachelor of Commerce from Queens University. John serves on the Board of Governors of St. Andrews College, Canada's largest all-boys boarding school and St. Anne's School, a newly founded all-girls school. John is a Past President of The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Past Chairman of the Royal Horse Show and has served on numerous non-profit boards of directors in both Canada & The United States.
John Dunlap is pleased to introduce his associates: Nik Bonellos who has been involved in residential & commercial realty for over 20 years; Elizabeth Campbell an active realtor and avid horse show competitor on the Ontario "A" circuit; Courtney Murgatroyd a third generation Georgian Bay cottager with senior sales & marketing managment positions in the beverage industry before joining the real estate industry; Sean Wynn who has over 30 experience in Financial Services and real estate; plus Mark Campbell who has significant experience in rural real estate and joined the firm in 2020.
From left to right, Michel Vaillancourt presented to team members Moffat Dunlap, Jim Elder, and Tom Gayford. Absent is Jim Day. Photo by Michelle C. Dunn