Macklem Team

Meet the Macklem family. Get the help you need from award winning professionals who have a strong track record.


Owner, Mortgage Professional

Bill has been a mortgage broker since 1987, beginning in Edmonton and moving to B.C. in 1994. He moved to the West Coast when RE/MAX Western Canada asked him to develop a mortgage broker program in the Fraser Valley. He joined Dominion Lending Centres in 2007, establishing the Dominion Macklem Mortgages franchise with offices in the Lower Mainland and Interior. Step into Bill’s office in White Rock and you will be surrounded by sports memorabilia from the 1972 Russia v. Canada winning goal, the 2006 B.C. Lions Grey Cup Championship, Jon Montgomery’s Gold Medal victory in the 2010 Olympic Skeleton event, and more.


Mortgage Professional

Sean joined Macklem Mortgages in 2014, and has enjoyed the rewarding experience of helping clients move through the mortgage financing process. His educational background is in business, and he is an MBA graduate. Sean is a huge sports fan! He enjoys watching the Canucks (and Blackhawks!), and also loves to play sports such as hockey and tennis.




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Darren Rossi has been an independent, residential mortgage broker for over 25 years. With a strong devotion to customer service and a high work ethic, he is consistently among the top producers in the industry and is very well regarded by his clients. When not carefully balancing his family and work life, Darren can usually be found enjoying the great outdoors in one form or another. A member of the Macklem Team since 1998, Darren prides himself on being the firm's longest tenured broker.


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Christina Rossi has been a licensed mortgage broker since 2008 working mainly in the capacity as a client care manager as she supports her husband, Darren Rossi. She works hard to promote Team Rossi.  In her spare time, Christina can be found teaching life saving skills to all ages. Christina is a devoted mother of two beautiful girls.


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Nazarina Di Spirito has been arranging mortgages for 32 years and has a wide array of clients. From first time buyers to clients who have multiple property portfolios, Nazarina enjoys working with all types of clients and situations. Ensuring that all her clients are well taken care of is of utmost importance which is why she is consistently a top producer in the mortgage industry. Nazarina has always enjoyed a very busy life - from raising her 3 children to now enjoying a new grandson. A new endeavor is spending more time in the Okanagan which was always a dream, and is now a reality! Nazarina's son, Richard, has joined her team and together, they are able to provide excellent customer service and continue to build rewarding relationships with clients.


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Richard Di Spirito has been part of the Macklem team as a residential mortgage broker since 2019. He enjoys working with the banks, credit unions, mortgage companies, along with alternative and private lenders with the goal of finding the right lender for each client. Prior to working as a mortgage broker, Richard completed his BBA at Capilano University with a concentration in International Business and Logistics. Outside of work, you are likely to find him being active, whether it be at the gym, playing soccer, snowboarding or on the golf course!


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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and raised in a traditional Italian family with large gatherings, loud conversations and great food, Rosa-Anna DeMichina knows that home is where the heart is. With over 30 years of mortgage experience and being the first on-the-road mortgage representative in 1989 before mortgage brokers were known in BC, Rosa-Anna has been assisting thousands of families with the biggest investment of their lives. She is truly passionate about helping families achieve their financial dreams and makes understanding and obtaining a mortgage seamless. Rosa-Anna is a proud mother of twins, an avid golfer, and loves to cook for family and friends.


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Morris Blackmore specializes in residential mortgages and takes pride in working with his clients on a personal level. No matter their specific financial situation, he is dedicated to providing independent expert advice on their mortgage needs. He has been working with Bill Macklem and the Macklem Mortgage team for 10 years. In previous years Morris was a high school teacher and a marketing executive for Xerox Canada. In his downtime he can be found at community events or spending time with family and friends.


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Loyd Christensen has built a wealth of experience navigating the needs of clients seeking a mortgage. A mortgage broker since 2009, with Bill Macklem as his mentor, he has successfully served the needs of his clients working in conjunction with his career as a high school teacher. Many of his clients are former students who have now successfully entered the real estate market in our community. Building equity and wealth with the best service in the real estate industry is the goal Loyd sets with each client.


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Allysyn Garrett joined Macklem Mortgages in 2012.She has developed her skill as a dynamic and goal-oriented professional with extensive experience in Strategic Mortgage Solutions, Client and Lender Relations and Value‑Added Service Performance. Builds long‑term integrity‑based relationships backed by a commitment to accountability and professionalism. Allysyn is a UBC graduate with extensive experience in problem solving.  She has an extensive clientele looking at business opportunities.


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Yvonne Zaradic brings over 25 years of professional sales experience to the Dominion Macklem Team. She believes in building lasting client relationships and providing custom-tailored solutions so they may achieve their financial goals. During her sales career she has kept a core value system that has gained her respect from clients and colleagues alike, while also achieving numerous sales achievement awards and top national rankings. These core values consist of honesty, integrity, collaboration and the desire to find the best solution for her clients’ needs. Outside of work Yvonne enjoys spending time with friends and family and travelling with her husband and daughter.



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#108 - 15388 24 Avenue
Surrey, BC V4A 2J2


Dominion Macklem Mortgages is a locally owned and operated Mortgage Brokerage that works for the people of Vancouver and associated regions. Providing the best service and rates in the business, it’s no surprise we have been in the ‘Top 75 Mortgage Broker’ category in Canada for over 30 years.