About Ray

Ray Petro is a long time resident of Brantford. Together, with his Spouse Karen they are raising their 4 children and 3 family dogs. Stemming from modest roots, his parents Immigrated to Canada in 1970 for a better life for their family. Ray moved to Brantford in 1999 as part of the opening management team at the Casino where he worked for many years as a Pit Manager.

Ray now operates a thriving real estate business and is also a small business owner specializing in skilled trades and services.  

On Your Side!

Through his work on various boards Ray has organized events and collaborated with colleagues to raise thousands of dollars for our community including but not limited to:

  • Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services

  • March of Dimes

  • Food Bank

  • The Canada Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Research Network

  • Lansdowne Children’s Centre

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​As an active volunteer for many years Ray can be found dedicating his time within our Community.


Ray has served on numerous boards including:

  • Paris & District Chamber of Commerce

  • Brantford Regional Real Estate Association - Immediate Past President

  • Government Relations - Ontario Real Estate Association

  • Co-Founder and President of the Brant Business Builders

Ray brings a very unique skill set with a keen business perspective and real world experience.

  • Extensive Leadership Training

  • High Level Governance Education - Watson's Governance 

  • Real World Problem Solving

  • Conflict Resolution - Niagara College

Remember... Petro Can!