Executive Director | Property Tax Services | Alberta
As an Executive Director at Colliers International I am fortunate enough to lead a passionate team that assists companies take a proactive approach in reviewing and reducing their property assessments & taxation. With a growing team of professionals we are able to support our clients above and beyond their expectations.
Our goal is to assure our clients that their property assessments are accurate and that they aren’t paying too much in property tax year after year. Located out of the Calgary office I specialize in managing commercial real estate. With over a decade of experience in the industry my focus is on all commercial real estate specializing in Retail, Office, Industrial, Hotel, Multi-Residential and Vacant Land.
I believe that it is very important as a professional to keep up-to-date with industry changes and as a member of ICSC, CPTA, SASCA I am able to keep in touch with influential individuals and to be aware of all industry changes. Currently I am the Provincial Director for ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres) overseeing Alberta Manitoba, & Saskatchewan. I am also on the executive committee for the Canadian Property Tax Association Western Chapter and currently chair the Western Chapter Market-Value sub committee.
When I’m not at work you can find me relaxing at home with my wife and three kids, at the gym or out at the Hockey Rink/Soccer Field/Baseball Diamond coaching my Son & Daughter's teams.
Feel free to contact me if you want to discuss property assessment & taxation.
Brendan brings demonstrated leadership around growth and strategic thinking and has strong skills developing high-performance teams, which makes him the right individual to lead the Property Tax Services team within Alberta. As a highly qualified and experienced Property Tax Agent, Brendan has conducted over 1,000 individual hearings before the Assessment Review Board. He is in his 13th year in the industry, and the first decade of his career was spent with Altus Group, where he was a Director. At Altus Group, he was able to gain significant experience in all property types including office, retail, industrial, multi-residential, and most recently was in charge of co-managing all Downtown, Beltline and Suburban Office appeals.
In 2017, Brendan was successful in achieving the single largest recorded reduction in Calgary’s ARB history, which resulted in an assessment reduction of $88,000,000, and a tax savings of $1,560,000. This was achieved on the Imperial Campus in Quarry Park, and involved adjustments to various different assessment parameters.
Memberships & Involvements
I believe that it is very important as a professional to keep up-to-date with industry changes and as a member of ICSC, CPTA, SASCA I am able to keep in touch with influential individuals and to be aware of all industry changes. Currently I am the Provincial Director for ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centres) overseeing Alberta Manitoba, & Saskatchewan.
Brendan brings demonstrated leadership around growth and strategic thinking and has strong skills developing high-performance teams, which makes him the right addition to grow Property Tax Services within Alberta - Andrew MacLeod BMgt, AACI, PApp Senior Vice President, National Operations Colliers International
Director | Property Tax Services
As a Director in the Property Tax Division at Colliers, Saadiq assists companies and landlords in taking a proactive approach in reviewing and analyzing their assessments annually. By doing this, landlords can advise tenants that their best interests are in mind, and that a proactive approach is being taken to reduce their property taxes. Our goal at Colliers is to ensure that our client's property tax burden is fair, and that their assessment is supported by both equity and market value.
Saadiq is in his 6th year in the industry, and has specialized in various property types including office, hotels, retail and development land appeals.
In his time away from the office, you can usually find him on the golf course or on the slopes!
As an Associate in the Property Tax Division at Colliers, Hayley assists clients in reviewing and analyzing property assessments annually. Overall, the goal is to reduce to the tax burden on commercial property owners and their tenants by ensuring property assessments are fair and equitable.
With over two years of work experience in the industry, Hayley has specialized in suburban offices, and has obtained extensive knowledge of the suburban office market. In addition, Hayley has also has experience with retail properties, multi-residential, beltline office, and land properties.
Director, Property Tax Services
As a Director within the Property Tax business unit, I am responsible for managing and providing leadership within the business unit. I oversee and provide a variety of property assessment and tax consulting services to new and existing clients primarily on larger more complex projects. Key responsibilities include negotiating assessment disputes, attendance at Assessment Tribunals, participation in the annual budgeting process, ensuring the team’s actions are consistent with organizational values, policies, practices and procedures, and client relations with various local and national clients.