Executive Vice President | Partner
Recognized by his peers and industry as one of the most successful commercial real estate advisors in the Calgary downtown market place consistently over the past twenty years, Jim also achieved national status as a top producer for Colliers International nation-wide from 2004 to present. A Chartered Accountant by profession, Jim has been a leasing advisor since 1984, concentrating on tenant representation in Calgary’s downtown leasing market.
Bringing a strong business background to his clients allows Jim to share his expertise in the areas of leasing and subleasing, downtown market research and lease consultation. With a track record of success for his clients, Jim has been involved in many of the largest and most sophisticated commercial real estate transactions in downtown Calgary. Strong client advocacy skills combined with his inherent capacity to secure the most strategic opportunities possible for his clients have distinguished Jim amongst his peers.
Jim Rea and his team, lead the highest producing team in the downtown Calgary office market. They've had the pleasure of working with various industries and clients including Pembina Pipeline Corporation, Husky Oil Operations Limited, PETRONAS Energy Canada, Lawson Lundell LLP and Calfrac Well Services. They take the time to understand their client's needs therefore, allowing them to negotiate efficiently and effectively. With their extreme dedication to every assignment, Jim and his team continue to be the preferred brokers of choice for tenant representation in the Calgary downtown office market.
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Alberta
Husky Oil Operations, Altagas Ltd., Bonavista Energy Corporation, Calfrac Well Services, Crew Energy, Ember Resources, Enerplus Corporation, Ensign Drilling, Felesky Flynn LLP, GMP Securities LP, Gowlings, Harvest Operations, Inter Pipeline Ltd., Keyera Corp., Long Run Exploration, Matco Investments, Mawer Investment Management, NuVista Energy, Parlee McLaws LLP, Peters ＆ Co., PETRONAS Energy Canada, Peyto Exploration ＆ Development Corp., Saipem Canada, Sayer Energy Advisors, Scott Land ＆ Lease, Sinopec-Daylight Energy, Sinopec Energy Canada, TAQA North, Pembina Pipeline Corporation, Petrus Resources, Tenaris, United Way Calgary and Area, TransGlobe Energy Corporation, Aucerna, Lawson Lundell LLP, Packers Plus Energy Services, ISH Energy, Rogers Insurance
"This team has an excellent understanding of our business. They have diligently kept us up to date with market trends prior to our decision to move and are extremely approachable where guidance is required. Also with having very busy schedules, our advisors made efficient use of our time throughout the entire process. I truly feel as though we have been a team!" - Beverley McCartney, GMP Securities Ltd.
"Colliers has a very professional approach and the best market intelligence." - Bill Rafih, Enerplus Corporation
"Colliers has always provided consistent and fair services. They are very reliable and always on time." - John Leach, Crew Energy
"We switched from another brokerage to Colliers. After working with Colliers for merely a month, we had extremely quick reponse times. The materials that they put together to market our space were professionally done. Colliers always kept in touch, provided updates, and offered assistance." - Jennifer Harker, Pembina Pipeline Corporation
"Colliers represented our interests well, had suggestions going forward, reviewed every document, negotiated directly with the landlord on our behalf and kept to schedule with everything. It is always a pleasure working with Colliers, actually." - Alan Blott, Calfrac Well Services Ltd.
Senior Vice President | Partner
After working in the energy sector at Shell and Imperial Oil, Todd moved into commercial office leasing and the fit has worked out very well. His experience in oil & gas helped in understanding business strategy, incorporating corporate requirements into lease negotiations and identifying specific office space-related requirements of oil & gas firms. Todd works with his clients to build a real estate strategy that complements their brand, culture and identity while promoting a positive and productive work environment.
Specializing in tenant representation, Todd has worked with clients ranging in size and assisted in both renewal and relocation exercises. This has also included negotiation of expansion space, rights, terminations, and assignment and subletting. Todd has had the opportunity to work with numerous oil & gas firms, along with legal, financial, and engineering groups.
Craig Hulsman, a Vice President with Colliers International, concentrates on Calgary’s downtown office leasing market with a specialized focus in tenant representation. Craig and his partners, Jim Rea and Todd Sutcliffe, are the highest producing real estate team in downtown Calgary and deliver integrated real estate solutions to their clients that align with the go forward business strategy and needs of the organization. By taking the time to understand their client’s needs, together with their industry leading market knowledge, Craig and his team are able to advocate strongly and effectively for their clients.
In 2020, Craig was selected to be part of Colliers Tenant Advisors Council “TAC”. TAC is a handpicked group comprised of 80 top Colliers professionals from various markets across North America, all who exclusively represent occupiers. The group has a common goal of sharing industry leading insights to drive exceptional experiences, solutions, and results for local and multi-market requirements. Some of TAC’s clients include LinkedIn, Spotify, Allstate, Garmin and Wells Fargo.
Craig and his team have had the highest Net Promoter Score (NPS) in the country for the last 5 consecutive years. NPS is a third-party management tool used by Colliers Canada and other recognizable organizations such as Amazon, Apple, Costco and Netflix to measure customer satisfaction by asking one question: “How likely is it that you would recommend Colliers services to a friend or colleague?” The scoring is based on a 0 to 10 scale.
In 2018 and 2019, Craig was the winner of Colliers Top 6 Under 6 award, a nation-wide award that recognizes the top commercial brokers across Canada. During that tenure, Craig has been in the top 50 of 2,300 producing brokers for all of Canada.
Craig is a major donor with the United Way Calgary & Area and holds a Bachelor of Management majoring in Finance and Marketing from the University of Lethbridge.
Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure, Seven Generations Energy, Westleaf Inc. Kiwetinohk Resources Ltd., ClearStream Energy Services Ltd., Kingston Midstream, International Petroleum Corporation, Lynx Resources Inc, ISH Energy Ltd., Obsidian Engineering Corp., Miller Thomson LLP, DistributionNOW Canada, Kicking Horse Oil & Gas Ltd. and non profit organizations such as, Calgary Legal Guidance, Calgary Family Services Society, University of Saskatchewan and Pure North S’Energy Foundation.
Senior Vice President | Partner
Dan Lannon is a Vice President and Partner at Colliers Calgary, a top producer in Canada and an Everest Club Member consistently performing within the top 10% of all Colliers Professionals Worldwide. Dan brings expertise to his clients in all areas of commercial office leasing: lease, sublease, and renewal negotiations; new building development; lease consolidation; and strategic thinking. With 20 years of proven success, Dan has a wealth of experience in commercial leasing and continually exceeds his clients’ real estate needs. Dan’s success can be attributed to his determination and ability to adapt to today’s ever-changing economic environment.
Husky Energy Inc. – 1,000,000 square feet
Pembina Pipeline Corporation – 500,000 square feet
TAQA – 175,000 square feet
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP – 120,000 square feet
Bonavista Energy Corporation – 125,000 square feet
Whitecap Resources Inc. – 100,000 square feet
Ensign Energy Services Inc. – 50,000 square feet
Ember Resources – 50,000 square feet
Trinidad Drilling Ltd. – 45,000 square feet
Miller Thomson LLP – 45,000 square feet
Integrated Sustainability Consultants – 30,000 square feet
Packers Plus Energy Services, Inc. – 25,000 square feet
ORLEN Upstream Canada – 20,000 square feet
TransGlobe Energy Corporation – 20,000 square feet
Dan is a respected member of the commercial real estate community and is widely recognized by his peers, the brokerage community, and landlords for his ability to offer creative solutions to manoeuvre and overcome road blocks. Dan acts as mentor for new members of the Colliers team and stresses the importance of fostering an environment where others are continuously learning and growing in their respective careers.