Biography and Philosophy

Carissa comes from a diverse background and mixed culture of Asian, American and European. Raised in Manila and Vancouver, schooled in California; and a current Richmond resident, Carissa applies the benefits of her exposure to her current real estate business. Her strong interpersonal and negotiation skills paired with her sincere desire to make a difference for her clients have proven to be a winning combination. She has proven herself exceptionally resourceful, quick and composed in stressful situations, bringing her clients success in today's competitive real estate environment.

Carissa believes that Emotional Quotient is as important as Intellectual Quotient and makes an effort to connect with everyone she deals with. Life priorities are her foundation and from there it extends to business. Carissa believes in family, health, balance, integrity, reputation and hard work. This is evident in everything she does.


  • Consistent "Top Producer" awardee from her first year in business

  • Earned "Most Outstanding Newcomer" in her first year in real estate

  • Medallion Club (top 10% of MLS sales in Greater Vancouver) and Award of Excellence (highest Macdonald Realty award category) Achiever

  • Prides herself with consistent satisfied clients and strong testimonials (Highest recipient of glowing testimonials sent by clients to her manager)

  • Maintains a highly regarded reputation amongst her peers

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