Court Appointed Administrator

Sean Michaels

Mr. Sean Kevin Michaels (“Sean”) has been involved in strata since purchasing his townhome in Surrey, BC in 2005. Sean was elected several times as a council member for his strata corporation where he lives.

He also held a position with the Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia (“FICOM”) as a Complaint and Enquiry Officer. FICOM is now known as OSRE. In this position he answered incoming correspondence and phone calls from the public and answered general questions on all legislation administered/regulated by FICOM this included: The Strata Property Act of BC, and the Real Estate Services Act of BC among others.

Sean has been licensed as a Strata Manager since July 2008. He obtained his Managing Brokers level of licensing in 2012 when he founded Obsidian.

Additionally, Sean has now been appointed several times by the BC Supreme Court as a Court Appointed Administrator.

Relevant Work Experience

Date From Date To Position Employer - Description
July 2019 Present Court Appointed Administrator 1049442 B.C. Ltd. v. The Owners, Strata Plan LMS1669
June 2018 July 2019 Court Appointed Administrator H&G Holdings Ltd. and Van Oostrum Holdings Ltd. v. The Owners, Strata Plan NW2666, Sarun Lal, and Minhas Enterprises Ltd.
April 2017 March 2019 Court Appointed Administrator Lois Leonard Anthony and Audrey Joyce Anthony v. Georg Schnapp, Hilke Schnapp, and The Owners, Strata Plan NW2451
November 2012 Present Managing Broker/President Owner and Managing Broker of Obsidian Property Management Ltd.
January 2009 June 2012 Strata Manager CrossRoads Property Management Ltd
July 2008 Dec 2008 Strata Manager IPM and Associates
May 2005 April 2008 Complaint & Inquiry Officer Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia (Now known as BCFSA)

* All previous work experience not listed is not associated to his experience with strata. *


  • Strata Management (Since 2008)
  • Managing Broker (Since 2012)
  • Rental Property Management (Since 2018)


Graduation/Completion Institution Course
2018 UBC Sauder School of Business Rental Property Management Licensing Course – Supplemental
2012 UBC Sauder School of Business Broker's Licensing Course
2008 UBC Sauder School of Business Strata Management Licensing Course
1998 Kwantlen Polytechnic University Business Management Diploma

Obsidian Property Management Ltd.:

To further exemplify Sean’s understanding of strata. He is the Managing Broker for Obsidian Property Management Ltd. Obsidian Property Management Ltd. is a real estate brokerage licensed for Strata and Rental Property Management under the Real Estate Services Act of BC and regulated by the Real Estate Council of BC (“RECBC”).

Contact Obsidian Property Management for a proposal request.