Rosemarie Colterman - Team Leader

Tom Oak - Licensed Realtor



Genia Pavlenko - Personal Assistant





Rosemarie grew up in Toronto, moving to Victoria in 1987. Up into the 2000s she worked as a counselor, in management, and served on various community boards, though her primary focus was raising her three young daughters.


In 2003 Rosemarie embraced her Real Estate career as an opportunity to combine counseling and business skills. Real Estate is her dream job!


Rosemarie's clients are the heart of her business and she goes the extra mile as their personal Realtor®.









As the Homeward Bound team’s second licensed Realtor, Tom Oak brings to Homeward Bound’s clients from his professional background in teaching and health care, his skills in and commitment to communication and caring.


Tom earned his BA from the University of Toronto and his degree in Education from the University of Victoria.

Beyond work Tom loves spending time with his grown-up daughters, traveling with Rosemarie, daily meditation, playing tennis and creative time in his workshop. 










Genia Pavlenko - Assistant to Rosemarie and Tom


Genia Pavlenko joined Homeward Bound Real Estate Team just recently in the role of Administrative Assistant and a Client Care Coordinator. Genia is a recent graduate of Royal Roads University’s Bachelor of Professional Communications program and her skill set ranges from social media and design to marketing and administrative work.


Originating from Khabarovsk, the Capital of Russia’s Far Eastern Region. Genia developed a unique perspective of the world bridging eastern and western cultures. From a combination of her experiences in both Russia and Canada, and her academic studies, Genia aspires to create impactful stories and help people.