About the Team

MARNIE CLARKE

Sales Representative – 2003

Interior Decorator

Cottaging started for Marnie in the Briars area on Lake Simcoe before her parents moved to Muskoka on Mary Lake when she was 13. Initially, schooling began at Seneca for Laboratory Technology in Electron Microscopy and then while working as a Laboratory Manager for a company focusing on R&D in steam explosion and biomass conversion, she completed a degree by part-time evening studies at York University and the University of Waterloo followed later by part-time studies at Humber in Interior Decorating. Fortunate to be able to spend a number of years as a “stay at home mom” while Bob travelled extensively for business, Marnie eventually joined Scientists in School as a visiting scientist teaching KG, Gr 2-6 programs throughout the GTA. With Darby off to University and Kelcie working full time in Toronto, Bob and Marnie moved permanently to Muskoka, following their dream. Before moving North, Bob and Marnie had bought, renovated, decorated and sold over 14 homes in the Toronto area.

JOHN MATTHEWS

Sales Representative – 2004

John has lived and worked in Muskoka for over 25 years, and has been a Realtor since 2004. His dedication, hard work and astounding weatlh of knowledge has been nothing but positive for his career. Clients that have dealt with John in previous industries seek out his realty experience as a trusted and honest advisor. John joined the Clarke Team in 2016. 

RICK WOODS

Sales Representative – 2012

Rick spent 31 years with the Toronto Fire Department living in Newmarket and raising 3 boys. He has had his real estate licence since 2012 and now lives in Gravenhurst. Rick services Gravenhurst  and area and specializes in the small lakes. Rick joined the Clarke Team in 2017. 

MARTHA TOPALNITSKY

Deals Administrator – 2017

Martha grew up in Muskoka and has over 20 years of real estate experience from Remax and Chestnut Park offices and over 5 years of hospitality experience from multiple resorts in the Muskoka area. She summered at her family cottage on the Joe River and currently lives right here in Port Carling. She has an Honours BA in French from Brock University and spent her third year studying in France. She has gained invaluable experience with all kinds of real estate paperwork and handles all of the Clarke Muskoka Team’s deals. 

ERIN MANN

Sales Assistant – 2016

Erin grew up in Guelph and has spent every summer at her family cottage on Dyson Lake. She started working at Port Carling Golf & Country Club in 2009 while completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo. Erin completed a post graduate degree in Corporate Communications in 2012 and then spent over 3 years at Retail Head Offices in Mississauga and Barrie gaining beneficial marketing and communications experience. Erin has worked for Bob and Marnie since July 2016 and is planning to complete her Sales Representative designation by Fall 2017.