Meet Our Leaders


Bill Cocks - Broker of Record / President

Bill grew up in a real estate family and has been in the real estate business for most of his adult life. He began his career in sales, and throughout the years he has dealt in insurance and mortgage financing. Bill is a partner in a development company, with 2 large subdivisions in Peterborough. Bill believes in the “family values” type of culture in the Real Estate Company that he runs. He’s fair and honest and a wealth of knowledge for our staff.

Head Office: 705-742-4234




Kate Archer - Broker/Vice President

Kate is our Vice President, working at our locations across the province. She oversees recruiting and systems company wide and is a trainer and a career coach for our sales staff. Kate has been in the real estate business since 1993, enjoying a successful sales career before joining our leadership team. She has sat on and chaired numerous committees for her local Real Estate Board including Professional Standards which monitors ethics in the real estate community, and has served as President of the Board.

Head Office: 705-742-4234




Dianne Tully - Broker / Team Leader - Peterborough/Lakefield/Norwood

Dianne is a successful Realtor. Joining the Brokerage in 2001, she quickly began to earn top sales awards and has consistently been one of our top performers since. She has been very involved in her local real estate board, as a director, committee member and committee chairperson. Dianne became the Team Leader of our Peterborough area offices in 2014.

Peterborough, Lakefield and Norwood : 705-742-4234




Bev McCaw - Broker / Team Leader - Bancroft

Bev has been a lifelong resident of the Bancroft area. She is currently the Team Leader of our Bancroft Office. Bev has been active in sales since 1986 and has been one of our top selling sales reps in the area. We are fortunate to have her on staff.

Bancroft: 613-332-1841




Rick French - Broker / Team Leader – Apsley

Rick is the Team Leader of our Apsley office. He has been in the real estate business since 1989, consistently a top producer, selling mainly vacation properties in North Kawarthas.

Apsley:  705-656-4422





Lynn Craigmyle - Broker / Team Leader - Haliburton, Wilberforce

In the summer of 1970 Lynn joined Bowes & Cocks, and became a Broker in 1972. He served as Vice President of the former Lindsay Haliburton Real Estate Board, and as founding President of the Haliburton board. He has spent time serving on most board committees. In 2000 Lynn began serving as a panel member and Chair for the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) Dicipline Committee. He served as a RECO director for a 3 year term 2005-2008.

Haliburton and Wilberforce:  705-457-2220




John Johnston - Broker / Team Leader - Harrowsmith / Westport

John has been licensed since 1969 and has worked for Bowes & Cocks for his entire career. He is consistently one of our top producing associates. John became the Team Leader of our Kingston and North area offices in 1985.

Harrowsmith and Westport:  613-372-1394