How Ram Anandappa Combines A Love Of Philanthropy With A Career in Real Estate
Posted: Jul 18, 2019
Born and raised in Sri Lanka, and having migrated to Canada in the 1990s to flee a civil war,Ram Anandappa is no stranger to the importance of paying it forward. It was his parents’ courageous decision to seek a better life for their family and the subsequent guidance he received from mentors in his life that have led to him to his successes today.
And in particular it has been the role of influential figures in his life which have led him to pursuing entrepreneurship and philanthropy simultaneously, to ensure that he also has the opportunity to support as many young professionals as possible.
As such, today while Ram is the President of R&R Group of Companies and Co-founder of RE/MAX Royal Properties and Mortgage Alliance
- Mortgage Empire and LendEase Direct Mortgage Investment Corporation, he counts his role as Co-Founder of the SPVP Foundation to be one of his most important.
A graduate of Centennial College’s System Network Technology program, Ram’s fascination with Real Estate led him to pursue it as the industry in which he wanted to build a career at the age of 23.
By 2010 he was ready to set his sights higher and co-founded Royal Properties Realty alongside his partner Renuka Ramanan.With the mindsight of giving back and building capacity in his team, as well as creating opportunities for his clients, the Royal Properties brokerage continues to thrive today. Seminars and training sessions are commonplace for all team members to give them the opportunities to grow and be mentored in their roles. As are charitable initiatives, be they a part of the SPVP Foundation, in support of a community organization or a not-for-profit, with a local, national or international mandate.
Ram’s philosophy is such that he is passionate about helping his clients purchase and invest in homes, and the opportunities to transforms lives that exist in every interaction or transaction.
As of May 2011 Ram Anandappa became the co-founder and president of Mortgage Alliance R&R Mortgages which was later renamed to Mortgage Alliance-Mortgage Empire in May 2015. Ram has also launched his mortgage company in Victoria, BC in Vancouver. And in June 2016 he became the co-founder and President of his own lending company "LendEase Direct Mortgage Investment Corporation"(LEDMIC).
Similar to Royal Properties Realty, Mortgage Alliance-Mortgage Empire and LEDMIC strive to build capacity and create opportunities in every way possible for employees, clients and the communities they are a part of.
With his drive to improve the lives of an increasing number of people, Ram Anandappa and Renuka continuously seek to make their real estate brokerage a more impactful one. And in February 2015, Royal Properties Realty became a franchise of RE/MAX, an internationally recognized real estate organization.With the innovative ideas and latest marketing technologies of RE/MAX behind them, and the increased capacity to make an impact Royal Propertiescontinued to grow.Expanding beyond their first office, the Royal Properties Realty team launched in Markham as well.
As his companies have grown, so has the number of philanthropic causes Ram Anandappa supports, ranging from cancer research and healthcare for children, to education.
Through theSPVP Foundation, founded in March 2017, he continues to work towards building the kind of financial aid that is capable of shaping the future of individuals and organizations around the world on an ongoing, and sustainable basis.
Mr. Ram Anandappa is the founder and Ceo of LendEase Direct Mortgage Investment Corporation and R&R Group of Companies, which consists of RE/Max Royal Properties, Mortgage Empire Inc., and R&R Developments.