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The Capworth Team

Our team of experts possess market knowledge and understand the market dynamics. With over 140 years of combined experience in commercial real estate, at Capworth “Service is our motto” 

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Denis Shank, BA, B.ed., DPM,​

Broker of Record, President
Managing Principal


Over the last several decades, Denis has provided his clients with a seamless point of contact for a wide spectrum of transactional and advisory commercial real estate services. He has a breadth of expertise in the areas of site selection, design-build, client requirements analysis, negotiation and transactional coordination that leads to positive results. As a Cornell University graduate in the Commercial Real Estate field, Denis takes pride in servicing his clients and supporting the Capworth team members with the highest professional service standards at all times. 

Office: (613) 663-2549 ext. 100

Direct: (613) 601-1353


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Arthur Tallis

Broker, Executive Vice-President

Arthur Tallis has been working in the commercial real estate industry for over 40 years. During this period, he’s developed and implemented marketing plans and leasing strategies for well known multi million square foot portfolios, implemented continuous improvement plans to optimize and build on market strengths for properties to increase their values. He's also negotiated and coordinated, from conception to execution, various types of lease transactions including new leases, renewals, extensions, expansions, relocations, subleases and lease assignments.

Office: (613) 663-2549 ext.101

Direct: 613) 979-1855



Geoff Godding

Senior VP, Sales Representative, Advisor​

With over 40 years of experience in sales and leasing, property management and development of commercial properties, Geoff brings a tool belt full of experience to each project. From his start in Calgary Alberta (1980) with fee management company Arnovitch and Leipsic (Prudential Insurance of America Commercial Portfolio) and his return to Ottawa in 1984 to join D. E Wilson Management as the Director of Property Management Services, then Uniform Developments and Leasing at Canderel, Geoff’s progressive experience guided him to complete his Certified Property Management (CPM) designation and then his Ontario real estate license in 1989.
After over 30 years as licensed REALTOR ® Geoff is proud to say he is still working on behalf of the first company that gave him his first listing.

Office: (613) 663-2549  ext. 4

Direct: (613) 720-1186

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Libby S., B.S.C Finance

Marketing & IT  Director for Geoff Godding

Direct: (613) 314-3578


Karina Benditkis

Sales Representative, Advisor​

Karina has over 15 years of experience in the real estate industry which includes; new site selection, lease restructure, lease renewal, building purchase, land purchase and build to suit. By exclusively representing healthcare providers, Karina has a comprehensive understanding of the unique requirements of dental and medical clients. Utilizing a strategic approach to real property, providing expertise market knowledge and in depth financial and comparative analyses to achieve optimal results. 

Karina is best known for her ability to connect with her clients which allows her to gain a deep understanding of her client practice goals. Successfully negotiating above market free rent, tenant allowances as well as mitigating risk and liability for her clients. As a result, this opportunity allows her clients to invest the savings back into their practice. 

Direct: (613) 371-6825


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Marc-Alexander Shank

Sales Representative, Advisor

Over the past three years, Marc-Alexander has purchased and sold properties on the behalf of clients for over $4.1 million dollars. Marc-Alexander is notoriously known to put investment groups together and find the proper investments for those investors.

He has worked closely with private clients, municipalities along with contractors to create turnkey projects ranging from single family homes, to commercial spaces and multi-family properties.

Marc-Alexander’s focus at Capworth is to continue putting investment groups along with finding the right space for office, industrial and retail users. Either it’s a relocation or a lease renewal. His focus is to negotiate flexible business terms along with the best rates for his clients.

Office: (613) 663-2549 Ext: 105

Direct: (819) 271-6502

Taylor Godding

Administrative Assistant

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