Payfirma signs Sutton Group – West Coast Realty

Vancouver-Based Merchant Account Provider Signs Canada’s Largest Real Estate Brokerage To Fully Integrated Payment Processing Contract

For Immediate Release

Vancouver, June 14, 2011 – Payfirma Corporation is proud to announce the signing of an exclusive contract with Sutton Group – West Coast Realty, Canada’s largest real estate brokerage firm with over $8.4 billion in transactions in 2010 and 1,700 REALTORS®.

Per the agreement, Payfirma will provide Sutton West Coast, its offices and agents, with the Company’s full suite of credit and debitmobile payment and eCommerce solutions. Payfirma’s iPhone Mobile Payment appElectronic Funds Transfer (EFT), and re-loadable Payfirma VISA card are also part of the services offered.

“Payfirma’s growth since their launch has been nothing short of spectacular,” noted Josh Heppner, COO of Sutton West Coast, “their leadership and execution combined with their innovative and holistic approach to working with our numerous payment cycles and systems is truly one of a kind – we are thrilled to be partnered with them.”

“We’re absolutely elated to have won the confidence of Sutton West Coast,” remarked Michael Gokturk, CEO and Founder of Payfirma. “We delivered a completely customized solution that integrates to every aspect of Sutton’s financial ecosystem thereby improving the payment efficiencies within the organization and everyone with whom Sutton West Coast interacts – whether it means taking a deposit for a home and paying REALTOR commissions instantaneously.”

Founded in early 2011 in response to last year’s introduction of the Canadian Code of Conduct, Payfirma offers a complete suite of credit, debit, mobile payment and eCommerce payment processing solutions. The Company is partnered with the world’s leading banks and technology providers, developing and bringing the latest payment technologies to Canadian merchants and businesses of all sizes.

To learn more about Payfirma’s low-cost and highly-customizable payment processing solutions, visit their website or call (800) 747-6883 to speak to a dedicated Payment Advisor.

About Payfirma

Payfirma is Canada’s true all-inclusive payment processor, providing merchants and businesses with the latest and best-in-class technology. Built around the needs of the market and customers, it fundamentally understand that only when you succeed does Payfirma succeed. And, that saving time and money is vital. Their full-range of Credit Card, Mobile Payment, eCommerce and Integrated Point-Of-Sale solutions are designed to do exactly that. Merchants and businesses will operate more efficiently and maximize their profit in no time!

About Sutton West Coast

Sutton Group – West Coast Coast Realty is Canada’s largest Real Estate Brokerage with over 1700 REALTORS in 17 offices, forming a strong referral, training and support network across British Columbia. In 2010, Sutton West Coast completed over 14,500 residential transactions, representing over $8.4 Billion in sales volume. As a technology leader, has set the bar high with its popular real estate “search & find” engine, quickly reaching over 100,000 visitors per month by providing all available listings, neighbourhood information and real time market statistics. Dedicated to customer service excellence through their REALTORS, Sutton West Coast provides daily training to their members along with premium events throughout the year to educate, celebrate and inspire. Sutton West Coast is a proud sponsor of the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.


For more information, please contact:

Carmela Samonte
Communications Director
Payfirma Corporation

T: (604) 668-5814
E: [email protected]


Josh Hepner
Chief Operating Officer
Sutton Group – West Coast Realty

T: (604) 800-0625
E: [email protected]