John Duda

John Duda

MBA, B.Eng

President, Real Estate Management Services Canada

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Professional Summary

John Duda is the President of Real Estate Management Services, Canada. John began his career as Director of National Property Services at CIBC, joining Colliers in 2010. Appointed as head of Real Estate Management Services in 2017, John has driven significant growth both organically and strategically through the development of new service lines and markets. In his role as president, John a oversees 14 offices across Canada, working closely with local teams to create value-driven strategies in support of clients’ goals. 


John helped establish the firm’s Asset Advisory Services group and assisted in the expansion of platforms focusing on Class A office, industrial, and retail properties.

John is a mentor to Colliers Proptech Accelerator program and champions technology innovation and platform development, such as launching the Colliers Canada mobile tenant engagement app.  He is an active member of the National Advisory Council of BOMA Canada and has served on the board of Junior Achievement of Central Ontario for the past decade. 

With more than $17 billion of assets under management, representing 60 million square feet, the Canadian Real Estate Management Services team is consistently recognized for its innovative solutions and platform development, winning numerous awards in international property marketing outstanding Building of the Year (TOBYs) and sustainability.


MBA, Queen's University

BASc Industrial Engineering, University of Windsor

Memberships & Involvements

BOMA Canada National Advisory Council member

Junior Achievement of Central Ontario board member

Colliers PropTech Accelerator program mentor


Manulife, Slate Asset Management, Desjardins, ICBC, Credit Suisse, Adgar Investments and Development Ltd., LaSalle Investments, TREZ Capital


Service Lines
Real Estate Management, Corporate Solutions, Landlord Representation, Tenant Representation
Featured News
Jan 30, 2020
Colliers AAS Awarded Management of York Mills Centre
Colliers is delivering a suite of services including management, leasing, project management and valuation. Through Colliers AAS, clients have access to an integrated and seamless offering of all of Colliers' service lines, in addition to our Class A office platform and asset strategies.
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Jul 17, 2019
Colliers Appoints John Duda as President of Canadian Real Estate Management Services
Colliers is pleased to announce John Duda as the newly appointed President of Real Estate Management Services, Canada.
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May 29, 2019
Colonnade Tornado: Preparing for the Unexpected
On September 21, 2018 Environment Canada confirmed that a tornado and severe downbursts had impacted a series of buildings owned by CanFirst Ottawa Properties Inc. (CanFirst) and managed by Colliers Real Estate Management Services (REMS). The buildings were located at 8, 14, 20, 106 and 169 Colonnade Road in Ottawa, Ontario.
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May 29, 2019
Innovation Drive: Implementing a Rapid Response
The office buildings located at 4000 and 5050 Innovation Drive in Ottawa, Ontario came under Real Estate Management Services (REMS) management on a very fast timeline, requiring a rapid deployment of resources and personnel to effectively accommodate the new acquisition.
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