Meet the Team

The Hinton Team has consistently been one of Kingston’s top producing Real Estate Teams. Proudly known as the #1 Team in the Kingston Area Real Estate Association in 2016 and 2017 (all brokerages – closed gross commissions – per RE Stats). We are also recipients of the RE/MAX Diamond Club Team Award for 2016-2018 (per RE/MAX Canada Stats Inc), and most recently were awarded as the #1 Team at RE/MAX Finest Realty Inc. for 2018 (closed gross commissions).

John Hinton
John HintonREALTOR®
With 37 years of real estate experience backed by a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, John Hinton has earned his position as one of the top agents in Kingston through market expertise, negotiating skills and drive.Read More
Spencer Baker
Spencer Baker REALTOR®
Born and raised in Smiths Falls, Spencer attended Queen’s University. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, he decided to make the Kingston area his permanent home.Read More
Richard Gallagher
Richard GallagherREALTOR®
With 18+ years of Real Estate experience and most recently as an Owner & Broker of Record Richard brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to The Hinton Team.Read More
Mackenzie Merry
Mackenzie Merry REALTOR®
Born and raised on Wolfe Island, Mackenzie’s many years of customer service experience, legal background and abundance of local knowledge are helping her thrive as a member of our team.Read More
Joanne Ward
Joanne Ward Client Services
Joanne brings a strong background in customer service and a friendly, positive and professional approach. As a former award-winning Real Estate Sales Representative, Joanne fully understandsRead More
Andy Balenko
Andy Balenko Office Manager
Andy grew up in Kingston, and was part of the first group of kids in the area to go through Early French Immersion. Andy has roughly a decade of Real Estate office administration under his belt, as well as over 2 decades of IT work experience.Read More

Client Testimonials

A few words from our valued clients.

” John made me feel like I was his number one client! ”

– D.M.

” John, I am so grateful for all you have done for me. I’m exceptionally pleased with you and your team’s expert communication, professionalism, calmness and confidence in making this happen in a few short days. Thank you isn’t enough. ”

– J.

” The Hinton Team are the professionals to see! They provided guidance every step of the way and had a sold sign on the lawn within 10 days! The Service was excellent. ”

– E.W.

” The entire team were great in guiding us through the review and listing process and went above and beyond in helping prepare the house for showings. ”

– D.M.

” John was amazing! He did everything imaginable to sell my home. He also has an amazing team working with him ”

– J.A.

” Spencer recently helped us with our Kingston home purchase and we were extremely satisfied. We have referred him to family members also in the market, who have all had positive experiences as well. We will be personally returning to him and it is our pleasure to continue to recommend him. He is very easy to get along with, and showed a genuine concern and commitment in finding our ideal house. ”

– J.S.

” Spencer not only answered all of our questions and fulfilled all of our requests, but remained a constant communicator throughout the process. Thanks to him we found a great home we absolutely love and we’ve gained a true friend. We will undoubtedly engage him for any future home sale and purchases, and will also refer him to our friends and family. We can’t thank him enough for all of his hard work! ”

– E.J.

” The team handled my transaction with care and compassion. I found the perfect buyer for our beautiful home. ”

– S.L.

“Very satisfied with the efforts that John and the entire team provided myself and my family.”

– T.M.

” John Hinton and the entire Hinton Team made our long – distance house search not only easy, but enjoyable. We are thrilled with our new home and the excellent services we received. ”

– K.B.

” The Hinton Team is a team that you can depend on! ”

– R.V.

” Thank you so much for all of your help this year Spencer. Working with us to not only sell our house but also helping us find the most perfect forever home that checked off everything on our list and then some. You made a potentially stressful process fun and exciting and were there for us every step of the way. You truly went above and beyond! ”

– A.

” A friendly, efficient, caring team with great communication skills. ”

– R.A.

” Hard working and always available. Really seem to care for the needs of the client. Great support staff that are knowledgeable, available and very receptive to suggestions or needs of the client. ”

– P.C.

” I have bought and sold four times and used a different agent every time and have never referred. Now, we will always use the Hinton Team and recommend them to everyone we know that is looking for an agent. ”

– N.R.

” Spencer, I want to express my sincere appreciation to you for your guidance and assistance in the sale of my late sister’s home. It was a very emotional process and transaction for me. I thank you for making it as uncomplicated as possible. ”

– A.W.

” Spencer, I want to express my sincere appreciation to you for your guidance and assistance in the sale of my late sister’s home. It was a very emotional process and transaction for me. I thank you for making it as uncomplicated as possible. ”

– M.O.

” John has always made us feel like we were his most important clients, no matter how busy he was. He is extremely hard working and dedicated to his clients. ”

– T.C.

” Helpful, friendly, there when you need them. ”

– D.M.

” John, we would like to thank you and The Hinton Team for all of your untiring work and efforts in the sale on our property, we are very pleased! ”

– R.N.