Born and raised in St. Thomas, Ontario, Martin has two daughters, Julie and Jill, who both live in Chatham. In 1989, after nine years of working for Union Gas in Chatham, Martin left the company to pursue a full-time career in real estate. During this time, Martin has served as a Member of the Real Estate Professional Standards Committee (1998-2001), Member of the Real Estate Discipline Committee (1998-2001), Board of Directors for the St. Thomas/Elgin Public Arts Centre (2006); Fundraising Committee for the Timken Centre in St. Thomas (2006).
Martin has been involved with the St. Thomas Relay For Life since 2010 and continues to participate as a team committee member.
An OHL and OMHAC hockey referee for over 16 years, Martin’s interests include spending time with family and friends, sports, travelling, and of course, real estate.