our history

A division of FJ McDaniel Ltd. We are a local professional property management company in Edmonton that offers quality full-service property management services and a full cycle accounting for Residential, Multi Family, Condominiums, Commercial, and Industrial properties.

Over our 20 year history, our clients have enjoyed the attributes of strong management, positive leadership skills, and a philosophy fostered by ownership of assets and the requirements in today’s trying real estate markets to stabilize, strengthen and enhance the values of various lands and buildings. We have enjoyed a very strong association with numerous institutions, pension funds, life insurance companies, chartered banks, etc. in roles ranging from portfolio ownership through to enforcement of distressed assets. This role has increasingly grown over the recent years through proven performance and related referrals, obvious testaments of our positive reputation in the industry in this marketplace.

We believe the distinct advantage which Aim Real Estate brings to its’ clients is the personal service and hands on management which remains our trademark. It is these attributes which separate us from the larger national property managers and give to our client’s direct access to local experience and expertise which is so many more layers removed in the national companies. Should you require any additional information, we would look forward to accommodating your requests.

about us

Our pledge to all our clients is to provide best efforts and innovative methods with due consideration to economic realities. We are not only complemented by a professional and dedicated staff, but we approach each project in a highly positive manner. Our staff enjoys their work, and as a result strive to improve and properly manage your investment. We are committed to provide the extra effort required to ensure mutual success for all parties concerned: the owner, the tenants and the manager.

Dan McDaniel, President

Dan has been directly involved in real estate management and marketing for over 30 years in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territories and the Western United States. He has been a member of the Real Estate Institute of Canada for over 25 years, holding four designations, the Fellowship of Real Estate (FRI), Certified Property Manager (CPM), and Certified Reserve Planner (CRP), (CMOC) Certified Manager of Condominiums. Dan is also a licensed real estate broker with the Real Estate Council of Alberta and a member of the Edmonton Real Estate Board.

His family’s company (F.J. McDaniel Ltd.) developed, owned and managed over 3,000 multi-family units and 100,000 square feet of commercial and industrial property in the city of Edmonton. They also developed and managed two hotels in Hinton and Jasper, Alberta. This company was in operation for more than 45 years. This tradition and success is the driving force behind Dan’s company.


John McDaniel, Operations Manager

John McDaniel joined AIM Real Estate after working in industrial construction for four years. With the skills that John gained from his previous role as a Project Controller working on multi-million dollar projects, he brings the ability to build strong client relationships, coordinate construction activities, and manage contracts and budgets. He brings a strong financial understanding after managing budgets upwards of $50 million, on multiple construction projects.

Born and raised in Edmonton, John completed his Bachelor of Commerce Degree at MacEwan University, majoring in Management and a minor in Marketing. John holds his Real Estate License in Property Management.


Michelle Isfeld, Controller

Michelle has been in the accounting field for many years. Michelle’s experience includes full cycle accounting for small businesses in private practice. She also worked as a Staff Accountant preparing year ends while in public practice. Michelle returned to an internal accounting position and has since moved into the role of financial controller at Aim.

Currently, Michelle is taking the Alberta Real Estate Licensing course.


Josclyn Hector, Property Manager

Josclyn has been directly involved in property management and marketing for over 20 years in British Guyana and Alberta, Canada. He has training with the Edmonton Real Estate Institute, Canadian Condominium Institute and is currently pursuing courses leading to the ACM designation.

He functions as a buildings inspector with the Central Housing and Planning Authority in Guyana before opening his own business.

He was the owner and manager of Home Investment Services in Guyana and a Real Estate concern for 10 years, where he sold, managed and constructed properties. He also designed buildings and was a licensed property insurance agent.

Josclyn has managed over 1000 condominium units in Edmonton and surrounding areas. He provides timely responses to any issue with properties, residents or owners. The experience and knowledge acquired over the years provides him with the skill necessary for effective property management.


Kim Sheppard, Commercial Property Manager

Kim joined the Aim Real Estate team as a Commercial Property Manager; Kim is a property management professional with over 25 years of comprehensive and progressive commercial real estate property management, leasing and administration.

Working for a major institutional landlord and developer, Kim gained expertise in managing, marketing, leasing documenting and commercial properties. She has been involved in the management and leasing of over one million square feet of office, retail and industrial properties.

Kim is an energetic, innovative and effective problem solver and brings her exceptional communication skills and interpersonal abilities, developing positive and productive relationships with clients, tenants, real estate agents, colleagues and suppliers.


Joanna Pauline, Property Manager

Joanna has conducted more than 600 reviews of Condominium Corporations in the Edmonton, Fort McMurray, St Albert and Fort Saskatchewan areas. Based on the Section 44 requirements of the Condominium Property Act “Information on Request” Joanna provided new buyers with a better understanding of their personal unit owner responsibilities versus that of the common property. The thirteen page report provided the new buyers with a synopsis of the Condominium Corporation along with a comparative analysis of the Reserve Fund Study as stipulated by the Real Estate Institute of Canada (Technical Bulletin No. 1).

Joanna participated in the Consultation Paper stage of the proposed changes to the Bill 9 Condominium Property Amendment Act. She provided details of the emerging trends and challenges facing the Condominium market with the objective of modernizing Alberta’s Condominium laws and raising the standards of the Condominium Management Sector.

As a former licensed Realtor in good standing Joanna is also knowledgeable of the upcoming amendments to the Real Estate Act.

Julie Mateer, Property Manager

In 2015, Julie received her Property Management / Associate license through the Real Estate Council of Alberta. She has over 4 years’ experience in Property Management, 3 years construction and 10 years in accounting. She has attended numerous seminars through CCI and stays up to date on the ongoing changes to the Condominium Act, in addtion Julie is knowledgeable and experienced in the residentail tenancy act.


The AIM office is held together by a great supportive team of highly skilled and experienced Administrators and Accountants.