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TORLYS Canada Head Office
1900 Derry Road East
Canada L5S 1Y6
1845 – 104 Avenue NE
Canada T3J 0R2
TORLYS, founded in 1988, is a flooring company specializing in beautiful, easy to maintain, smart and green flooring. TORLYS Cork, Hardwood, Laminate and Leather floors are available through a worldwide network of specialized dealers. TORLYS is headquartered in a 86,000 sq. ft. facility in Mississauga, Ontario and has a warehouse in Vancouver, British Columbia with another 31,000 sq. ft. facility scheduled to open in December, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta.
TORLYS is a privately owned company founded in 1988 by founding partners Fernando Luz and Anibal Claudino. The name TORLYS is derived from Toronto (TOR) and Lisbon (LYS).
- The company was originally started as a general building products and flooring distributor serving the Central Ontario building supply and commercial hardwood flooring markets.
TORLYS Canada Head Office
1900 Derry Road East
Canada L5S 1Y6
Toll Free: 800.461.2573
- In 1991, current President and CEO Peter Barretto joined TORLYS, and the previously broad-based regional building materials supplier was streamlined to focus on becoming an international floor covering distribution specialist.
- Since 1988, TORLYS has successfully become one of the fastest-growing flooring companies in Canada.
TORLYS Builder Team
The TORLYS Builder team is dedicated to supporting flooring contractors, home builders, commercial builders, architects and designers on projects where TORLYS Smart Floors are being considered. Our team of knowledgeable professionals provides a direct link to TORLYS, keeping you up-to-date on the latest technologies, and offers solutions to project planning: product knowledge, specification assistance, performance criteria and LEED® Green Building Rating System.
Canada / U.S.
Greater Toronto Area (ON)
Georges is a Builder Flooring Consultant and joined TORLYS in 2002. Georges is responsible for building and servicing the contract portfolio in the GTA (Toronto area). Georges has been involved in the floor covering industry for over 18 years. First, as a partner in a successful Toronto area hardwood flooring company where he developed new business and managed all new construction installations for both high-rise and single family homes. Georges holds the Certified Sales Professional Designation.
Keith is a Builder/ Commercial Flooring Consultant and is a member of TORLYS GTA (Toronto area) Builder Sales Team, working on calling on Corporate accounts and Builder Dealer accounts. Keith also has built and works with a network of Commercial Dealers in the GTA. Keith has over 32 years experience in the floor covering industry both in manufacturing and distribution and has earned the Certified Sales Professional Designation.
Gord is a GTA Builder Flooring Consultant with TORLYS and has been an impactful member of the builder division since 2011. He has ten years of experience in the flooring industry and carries a college diploma in both public relations and marketing. With a passion for floor coverings, Gord continues to strive for excellence. He is also a certified NALFA laminate flooring inspector.
Laura is an A & D Flooring Consultant and is a member of our TORLYS GTA (Toronto area) Builder Sales Team, working with the Architect and Design Community. Laura is a University Graduate that joins TORLYS with 7+ years in the new home industry working for a few of GTA’s top low rise builders in a variety of sales, design, marketing roles with her most recent position as a Décor Center Manager / Consultant. Paired with passion and commitment, Laura is dedicated in building strong business relationships, while maintain and creating that personal touch.
Benny, owner of Sun-Brite Drapery, joined the GTA Builder team as an Independent Contactor/GTA Builder Flooring Consultant promoting TORLYS Smart Floors to builders in 2012. As Benny continues to grow his business, he also represents TORLYS, utilizing his relationships to create new builder business. Benny brings 25+ years of experience to our GTA Builder team, dealing with many of GTA’s top builders. He is active in the builder community and is the co-founder of Hats on For Awareness since 2009, which has raised thousands of dollars in support of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).
Greater Toronto Area – East (ON)
Eastern Ontario is well served by Paul who has over 24 years of sales experience in the construction industry, with 16 years specifically dedicated to flooring. Paul has an in-depth understanding of the industry through his various roles related to retail, renovation and wholesale and he believes in partnering with his customers to find solutions to their needs. Paul is a member of the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
Patrick, who joined TORLYS in 2014, has a background in Business Marketing. He is driven by his passion for sales and is well known for his motivation, reliability, and hard work. Patrick is a founding board member of the Red Shoe Society (directly affiliated with the Ronald McDonald House of SW Ontario).
Atlantic Region (NB, NS, PE, NL)
Ryan has been with TORLYS since 2002 and has served in a variety of roles in Operations, Quality Control, Warehouse Management and Sales. He looks after the retail and builder business in Atlantic Canada. He has a great passion for business and for serving his customers.
Eastern Quebec region (QC)
Alexandre joined the Torlys team in 2015 as a Territory Manager. Having held various positions in the flooring industry, Alexandre has gained a tremendous amount of experience. With this background, he brings his knowledge and experience to all of his customers. Alexandre always makes an effort to go the extra mile for his customers, and always makes himself available to them.
Greater Montréal Area (QC)
Mélissa joined TORLYS in 2012. She is bilingual and has over 20 years of experience in customer service, operations, and territory management. Mélissa is passionate about working in the flooring industry.
Outaouais Region (QC, Eastern Ontario)
The Ottawa area is well served with Jack representing TORLYS. Jack’s past experience as a retailer in the areas of both residential and commercial projects allows him the depth of knowledge to assist you throughout your specification process. 30+ years involved in all product categories from carpet, resilient to other hard surface, Jack will make sure you will get the right choice for your needs.
Manitoba and Saskatchewan
Marcus joined TORLYS in 2014 and brings with him a deep understanding of the flooring industry. He is a true sales professional with substantial account management & territory sales experience.
Jody joins TORLYS with over 7 years of sales/territory management experience in the flooring industry. Her experience covers retail as well as the architect and design community. Jody is excited to represent TORLYS in Edmonton and Northern Alberta. She is also very community minded and an active volunteer with many organizations including: AIDS Vancouver, The Red Cross, Santa’s Anonymous and the Terry Fox Run
Scott D. Berry
Scott covers the Retail and Builder channel in Southern Alberta and Business Development for the Prairies. Scott brings many years of business management experience in the flooring industry, from owning a family retail business and managing a concrete preparation/installation company, to running a large Western Canadian commercial flooring company. His passion for this industry and acute business leadership drive his enthusiasm for building strong business relationships. He lives in Calgary and partners with Builders, Hospitality/Interior Design clients as well as TORLYS dealers.
Greater Vancouver Area & BC Interior
Troy has extensive Sales experience in the flooring industry and has a keen understanding of his customers’ needs. Troy has worked in the flooring industry for several years and understands both the Sales and Installation side of our products.
Lynn is an A&D Flooring Consultant and is a member of the TORLYS BC Builder Sales Team. Lynn has over 25 years experience working within the B.C. A&D community, with 10 of those years specifically in flooring. Her design knowledge and industry experience makes Lynn a valuable asset to TORLYS.
Vancouver Island & Greater Vancouver Area
Michelle brings to TORLYS an impressive network of connections in the industry. Her exceptional customer service skills, in-depth product knowledge, and extensive experience allow her to focus and pay great attention to servicing here customer’s needs. She has worked in all levels of the industry and her skill set has helped her build solid long lasting customer relationships.
BC, Lower Mainland
Amoreena brings over 15 years in sales and customer service to TORLYS representation in the Lower mainland. She has a passion for sales, marketing and design and is focused entirely on the customer… she shares a very simple philosophy, one well expressed in a quote from Henry Ford, “Quality means doing it right when no one else is looking”.