Associate Vice President | Personal Real Estate Corporation
I have worked in Commercial Real Estate for over 16 years, all with Colliers International. I began my career working in our Vancouver office, but chose to move to Victoria and found great happiness and achievements here. I have successfully completed many investment and leasing transactions, working on both sides of the transaction. My extensive experiencing in leasing, representing both landlords and tenants, enables me to leverage that knowledge to provide sound advice for my investment clients as well. My paramount focus is to understand my client's requirements and provide them honest and trustworthy advice.
My experience has been varied in that I began as Project Coordinator in the Vancouver Brokerage Division, then spent time as a Business Analyst within our corporate IT group melding business requirements with IT development, and finally as a Commercial Real Estate Agent in Victoria, BC. The evolution of my real estate career has allowed me to understand and appreciate many aspects of commercial real estate and business. This carries through in my approach to business and putting my clients' needs first.
Member of the National Senior Women’s Rugby Team 2005 – 2010, attending two World Cups and earning 20 caps.
Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, 2014 (Player) and 2019 (Team - as member of the 2009 Burnaby Lake Rugby Club Women's Premier Team).
Rugby Canada Female Coach of the Year, 2015.
University of Alberta Sports Hall of Fame Inductee, 2018 (Pandas Rugby Team 1999-2001).
Bachelor of Commerce with Distinction, University of Alberta
Memberships & Involvements
Chair, Women of UDI, Capital Region
Board of Directors, UDI Capital Region
Member, Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
Anthem Properties, Concert Properties, Townline, Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP, Reliance Properties, Triovest, Omicron, Blackwood Patners, Itziar Management, School Disrict No. 62 Sooke, Province of BC, Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN), West Coast College of Massage Therapy, March of Dimes Canada, Club Kwench, Anytime Fitness, Capital Regaionl District (CRD), Victoria Cool Aid Society, Greater Victoria Housing Society and Yennadon Holdings.
"I have truly enjoyed working with you and I can't say enough on how fantastic you have been to work with. Always patient, calm, knowledgeable, completely attentive and "friendly professional" as I call it - the best!" Karen Graham, Notary
"Timely response to our first inquiry; professional, friendly and honest advice. Well connected and knowledgeable agent. Effective and timely communication throughout the search process. Good listener and understanding of our unique space needs. Trustworthy advocacy and negotiation strategies on behalf of clients during lease negotiation process." Victoria Child and Family Pyschological Services Corporation.
"The personable service from Colliers, specifically from the agent that helped us, was highly professional, very speedy, willing, able to help and support our business needs and exceed expectations." LlamaZOO.
“We have worked with other agents in the past with other companies. Anna in specific was excellent. She catered to our needs, found us the right place that works for us which was awesome and we are very happy and the business is doing good now.” Victoria Courtnall, Spinco.