Chris Pfaff
Chris Pfaff
President & CEO

Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Canadian motorsports.Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Cana...Read MoreRead Less

Jimmy Vervitas
Jimmy Vervitas
National Brand Manager, Pfaff Reserve

Before spending a year outside away from the company, Jimmy spent almost 15 years with Pfaff, in service, sales, and management roles with Volkswagen, Porsche, and McLaren. During his time as General Manager of McLaren Toronto, he led the team in achieving Global Retailer of the Year status in 2017. Jimmy’s experience, and his passion for classic, exotic, performance, and collectible cars make him the perfect candidate to lead the expansion of the Pfaff Reserve brand, which was established under his watch in 2016. He oversees the operations of Pfaff Reserve at 101 Auto Park Circle in Woodbridge, and is also responsible for the national expansion of the Pfaff Reserve brand national, including our new location in Calgary. Before spending a year outside away from the company, Jimmy spent almost 15 years with Pfaff, in service, sales, and management roles with Volkswagen, Porsche, and McLaren. During his time as General Manager of McLaren Toronto, he led the team in achieving Global Retailer of the Year status in 2017. Jimmy’s experience, and his passion for cla...Read MoreRead Less

Chris Green
Chris Green
General Manager

Chris Joined Pfaff through the Motorsports division back in 2012 as he competed in the final 2 races of the Porsche GT3 cup series of the season and taking home the win. 2013-14 Chris returned in the roll of Team race driver again for Pfaff motorsports representing the Porsche banner and he became more involved in promotional events across other brands within Pfaff’s banner. Being a great ambassador through Motorsports it was decided that Chris would join the team in a fulltime role as Brand Manager with the McLaren and Pagani brands while still representing Pfaff Porsche in the Canadian GT3 Cup championship. Previously having worked for an Electronic engineering consulting company in Montreal as Product Manager for close to 8 years, Chris had the understanding and ability to help grow a brand on a national platform. Chris is married and enjoys traveling, skiing, running and spending time with friends and family when he is not working or still racing.Chris Joined Pfaff through the Motorsports division back in 2012 as he competed in the final 2 races of the Porsche GT3 cup series of the season and taking home the win. 2013-14 Chris returned in the roll of Team race driver again for Pfaff motorsports representing the Porsche banner and he became more involved in promotional events across other br...Read MoreRead Less

Andrew Taylor
Andrew Taylor
General Sales Manager

Andrew worked in the advertising industry as a graphic designer and as an account director in New Zealand, but cars were always his main passion. He made the move into automotive after moving to Canada, and joined Pfaff in January 2010 as an account manager, then General Sales Manager at Pfaff Leasing. He joined the McLaren Toronto team in March 2017. Andrew studied visual communication design at the Wellington School of Design, and enjoys family, photography, bicycling - and most things mechanical. He lives in Toronto.Andrew worked in the advertising industry as a graphic designer and as an account director in New Zealand, but cars were always his main passion. He made the move into automotive after moving to Canada, and joined Pfaff in January 2010 as an account manager, then General Sales Manager at Pfaff Leasing. He joined the McLaren Toronto team in March 20...Read MoreRead Less

Edward Wang
Edward Wang
Sales Manager

Edward joined the Pfaff Automotive Group in 2013 with the opening of our McLaren and Leasing stores in Vancouver, and has been in the automotive industry for over 5 years working for companies like Honda, and BMW. Edward is a true automotive enthusiast, a passion since childhood that has lead to the ownership of many diverse vehicles. Edward thinks of the sales process as the start of a relationship, and strives to create a lasting friendship with each client. Edward joined the Pfaff Automotive Group in 2013 with the opening of our McLaren and Leasing stores in Vancouver, and has been in the automotive industry for over 5 years working for companies like Honda, and BMW. Edward is a true automotive enthusiast, a passion since childhood that has lead to the ownership of many diverse vehicles. Edward thinks...Read MoreRead Less

Horst Bulau
Horst Bulau
Sales Executive

Horst has been in the automotive industry for 23 years, with 20 of those years in the Pfaff Family. A good deal of that time was spent as a sales executive at Pfaff Porsche, where Horst was the top selling rep for over 10 years straight. Horst has a passion for fine automobiles and loves all makes and models. Before he was selling cars, Horst was busy being a ski jumper for the Canadian National Team, and has thirteen World Cup wins to his credit, is a four time Olympian, and had been inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame. Horst is married with three kids and still loves to ski, as well as play golf on his spare time.Horst has been in the automotive industry for 23 years, with 20 of those years in the Pfaff Family. A good deal of that time was spent as a sales executive at Pfaff Porsche, where Horst was the top selling rep for over 10 years straight. Horst has a passion for fine automobiles and loves all makes and models. Before he was selling cars, Horst was b...Read MoreRead Less

Mark  Basili
Mark Basili
Sales Executive

Mark joined Pfaff Automotive Partners in 2006 and has been a part of the automotive industry since he was 16. A passion for sports cars and motorsport became evident at a very young age building to his first car; a 1982 Porsche 924 Turbo. It’s needless to say representing Pfaff Reserve has always been a dream. Being a former online Marketing Manager and Pfaff Tuning Sales Consultant, he encompasses a thorough understanding of not only the brand, but more importantly customer service and satisfaction. Away from the dealership, Mark is an avid track enthusiast spending many days at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park and enjoys time at the cottage with his wife and family.Mark joined Pfaff Automotive Partners in 2006 and has been a part of the automotive industry since he was 16. A passion for sports cars and motorsport became evident at a very young age building to his first car; a 1982 Porsche 924 Turbo. It’s needless to say representing Pfaff Reserve has always been a dream. Being a former online Marketing Mana...Read MoreRead Less

Jason Lam
Jason Lam

Calvin Yeung
Calvin Yeung

Calvin has loved cars since before he could walk - in fact, his father bought him a Radio Flyer while he was still in the womb. A member of the Pfaff team since 2019, he worked with the Tesla brand for five years, starting as a sales assistant and working his way to becoming one of the top salespeople in the country. Calvin prides himself on building long-lasting relationships with all of his clients and seeing their hard work come to fruition when they finally find their dream car.Calvin has loved cars since before he could walk - in fact, his father bought him a Radio Flyer while he was still in the womb. A member of the Pfaff team since 2019, he worked with the Tesla brand for five years, starting as a sales assistant and working his way to becoming one of the top salespeople in the country. Calvin prides himself on buildi...Read MoreRead Less

Matt Berenz
Matt Berenz

Erik Morrison
Erik Morrison

Even as a toddler, Erik was fascinated by cars, collecting hot wheels, building models, then radio-controlled cars and bikes – before turning to the real thing. In 2005, he got his first car, and learned as he repaired, upgraded, and repaired again. He studied automotive business at Georgian College, and joined the Pfaff group in 2009 as a co-op student in Newmarket, before moving to Pfaff Tuning as a sales representative. Erik is a longtime Porsche and McLaren fan, and spends almost all of his time outside work consumed b anything automotive – and enjoying the short snowboarding season. Erik lives in Richmond Hill.Even as a toddler, Erik was fascinated by cars, collecting hot wheels, building models, then radio-controlled cars and bikes – before turning to the real thing. In 2005, he got his first car, and learned as he repaired, upgraded, and repaired again. He studied automotive business at Georgian College, and joined the Pfaff group in 2009 as a co-op ...Read MoreRead Less

Piero Parente
Piero Parente

Piero was interested in machines since he was young, and grew up riding dirt bikes and watching his dad work on cars in the garage. When he finished high school in 2006, he began working as an apprentice; his passion was always performance. At age 18, he built his first tuned Volkswagen Jetta, turbocharging it to make a total of 380 hp; it was followed by a number of Volkswagens and Audis. Friends in the car scene referred him to Pfaff; he left his job as head technician and shop manager for another local shop. Piero studied construction management and engineering at George Brown college; he lives in Brampton and enjoys riding his motorcycles, attending car shows, and snowboarding.Piero was interested in machines since he was young, and grew up riding dirt bikes and watching his dad work on cars in the garage. When he finished high school in 2006, he began working as an apprentice; his passion was always performance. At age 18, he built his first tuned Volkswagen Jetta, turbocharging it to make a total of 380 hp; it was foll...Read MoreRead Less

Derek Bartolo
Derek Bartolo

Derek got into automotive first as an enthusiast - his first car at age 17 was a modified Fox-body Mustang, and he’s owned several of them, as well as several BMWs, currently driving a Carbon Black M3 and Coyote-powered Mustang Convertible. He was a freelance photographer covering automotive events, and followed his passion, joined the team at Pfaff Tuning and McLaren Toronto in 2016 after working in information technology. Derek studied computer engineering technology at Sheridan College, and outside of work, he loves to attend car shows and track days, hang out with his friends, and practicing his photography skills.Derek got into automotive first as an enthusiast - his first car at age 17 was a modified Fox-body Mustang, and he’s owned several of them, as well as several BMWs, currently driving a Carbon Black M3 and Coyote-powered Mustang Convertible. He was a freelance photographer covering automotive events, and followed his passion, joined the team at Pf...Read MoreRead Less

Chris Pfaff
Chris Pfaff
President & CEO

Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Canadian motorsports.Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Cana...Read MoreRead Less

Jimmy Vervitas
Jimmy Vervitas
National Brand Manager, Pfaff Reserve

Before spending a year outside away from the company, Jimmy spent almost 15 years with Pfaff, in service, sales, and management roles with Volkswagen, Porsche, and McLaren. During his time as General Manager of McLaren Toronto, he led the team in achieving Global Retailer of the Year status in 2017. Jimmy’s experience, and his passion for classic, exotic, performance, and collectible cars make him the perfect candidate to lead the expansion of the Pfaff Reserve brand, which was established under his watch in 2016. He oversees the operations of Pfaff Reserve at 101 Auto Park Circle in Woodbridge, and is also responsible for the national expansion of the Pfaff Reserve brand national, including our new location in Calgary. Before spending a year outside away from the company, Jimmy spent almost 15 years with Pfaff, in service, sales, and management roles with Volkswagen, Porsche, and McLaren. During his time as General Manager of McLaren Toronto, he led the team in achieving Global Retailer of the Year status in 2017. Jimmy’s experience, and his passion for cla...Read MoreRead Less

Brian  Davies
Brian Davies

Brian has loved cars and bikes since he was a small child - his favourite one typically depends on his mood, though the McLaren F1 is his all time favourite. Prior to working in automotive, his diverse background includes working in construction, as a welder, heavy equipment operator, and a personal fitness trainer. In the car business, he has worked with General Motors, Ferrari/Maserati, and Lamborghini before joining Pfaff to manage the new Calgary location in November 2018. Brian loves to spend time with his wife and two pugs, travelling, working out, and watching football.Brian has loved cars and bikes since he was a small child - his favourite one typically depends on his mood, though the McLaren F1 is his all time favourite. Prior to working in automotive, his diverse background includes working in construction, as a welder, heavy equipment operator, and a personal fitness trainer. In the car business, he has work...Read MoreRead Less

Chris Pfaff
Chris Pfaff
President & CEO

Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Canadian motorsports.Christopher took ownership of Pfaff Automotive Partners in 1986. His father founded the company in 1964 in Newmarket and since Christopher assumed leadership, the group has expanded considerably including the acquisition of Hallmark Toyota in 1999. Christopher is passionate about all things automotive and spent his youth at the track following Cana...Read MoreRead Less

Jimmy Vervitas
Jimmy Vervitas
National Brand Manager, Pfaff Reserve

Before spending a year outside away from the company, Jimmy spent almost 15 years with Pfaff, in service, sales, and management roles with Volkswagen, Porsche, and McLaren. During his time as General Manager of McLaren Toronto, he led the team in achieving Global Retailer of the Year status in 2017. Jimmy’s experience, and his passion for classic, exotic, performance, and collectible cars make him the perfect candidate to lead the expansion of the Pfaff Reserve brand, which was established under his watch in 2016. He oversees the operations of Pfaff Reserve at 101 Auto Park Circle in Woodbridge, and is also responsible for the national expansion of the Pfaff Reserve brand national, including our new location in Calgary. Before spending a year outside away from the company, Jimmy spent almost 15 years with Pfaff, in service, sales, and management roles with Volkswagen, Porsche, and McLaren. During his time as General Manager of McLaren Toronto, he led the team in achieving Global Retailer of the Year status in 2017. Jimmy’s experience, and his passion for cla...Read MoreRead Less

Chris  Belear
Chris Belear

Shaun Donnellan
Shaun Donnellan

At 14 years of age Shaun began his career in the automotive industry in the detailing department of one the largest Toyota dealerships in Ireland. He quickly moved up the ranks from Sales Administration to Senior Sales Executive and at only 21 was the number one performing Sales Executive in his province and one of the best in the Country. It was about that time when Lexus came calling and Shaun began the next step in his career as Used Car Manager for the Japanese giant. He worked tirelessly here until he moved to Vancouver in the summer of 2017, to live in the Super Car capital of North America. Shortly after his arrival he began his next chapter working with McLaren Vancouver. As a boy Shaun was enthralled with F1 and being Irish, McLaren was the team he loved most. For him the opportunity to be a part of the McLaren team and assist customers in their ownership is a dream come true.At 14 years of age Shaun began his career in the automotive industry in the detailing department of one the largest Toyota dealerships in Ireland. He quickly moved up the ranks from Sales Administration to Senior Sales Executive and at only 21 was the number one performing Sales Executive in his province and one of the best in the Country. It was a...Read MoreRead Less

Martin Spanberger
Martin Spanberger

Martin apprenticed and worked as a Red Seal Automotive Service Technician with two different BMW dealers in Metro Vancouver. During that time, he also worked as a crew chief for a Seattle based BMW racing team for 5 years and drove in several sprint and endurance races. After 23 years with BMW, he moved to McLaren Vancouver. In 2014, he trained in Woking, GB and achieved status as a McLaren P1TM certified technician. Martin now supervises the aftersales operations of the dealership and strives to build lasting and genuine relationships with his clients. Martin lives in Vancouver and enjoys ocean kayaking, travelling, photography, and track days with a focus on driver development.Martin apprenticed and worked as a Red Seal Automotive Service Technician with two different BMW dealers in Metro Vancouver. During that time, he also worked as a crew chief for a Seattle based BMW racing team for 5 years and drove in several sprint and endurance races. After 23 years with BMW, he moved to McLaren Vancouver. In 2014, he trained in ...Read MoreRead Less