As an emering leader at Colliers, Chris specializes in the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties in Toronto. Chris has worked through commercial solutions for SME's to Fortune 10 companies, enhancing his real estate and market expertise to an unparalled level. Chris works alongside a team of successful brokers at Colliers; their verically integrated team promotes success for their clients from the sales and leasing process, to workplace advisory and strategy.
Individually, through his sales experience, Chris provides his clients with a high level of professionalism and market expertise throughout the transaction process, optimizing his clients success.
- Managed the sales and acquisitions of commercial space for a billion dollar real estate provider.
- Consulted and executed strategy for Fortune 500 companies.
Wilfird Laurier University - BA (Hons)
Memberships & Involvements
OREA - Ontario Real Estate Association, TREB - Toronto Real Estate Board, CREA - Canadian Real Estate Association
Senior Vice President
As a Senior Vice President with over 27 years of experience within commercial real estate, Mike specializes in office leasing, selling and buying premises in the GTA market.
Mike’s 27-year expertise includes serving as an expert in arbitration cases, providing commercial appraisal consultations, and performing valuations within all forms of commercial real estate (from land through to completed projects). He has a strong background in real estate analytics, working with the research and market intelligence teams, including market studies and trends analyses since 1992.
In 2011, Mike was a founding partner at Ellington Real Estate and Tenant Facilities, where he worked on the integration of workplace solutions, project management and the user experience in occupying space for his clients within the GTA. This experience has given him a strong understanding for Small-to-Medium-Enterprise (SME) business needs and ways to solve their real estate requirements.
Since re-joining Colliers International in 2016, Mike has become a leader on several industry verticals, namely tech, finance, and health and has experience working with multi-market projects from big bank and insurance to privately held companies. Mike is passionate about solving his clients’ business requirements and strategy development using his strong skills of lease negotiation, building acquisitions and dispositions.
In his personal life, Mike is an avid sports fan and coaches a Toronto AAA baseball team. In addition to being a baseball fan, Mike is an undisputed darts champion within the Colliers office and takes on all challengers willing to have a friendly competition.
Senior Sales Representative
Adam Best is an emerging Sales Representative at Colliers. He specializes in Office Leasing with a background in managing corporate accounts for Fortune 500 companies, including a 3.4M square foot National portfolio. His practice is focused on tenant representation in the Financial Core. Through his tireless business development and market intelligence initiatives, he develops insights and uncommon knowledge to create opportunities for his clients, ahead of the market. His ability to leverage experts across disciplines (internally and externally) enables him to drive creative and optimal solutions. He is principally focused on marrying a business strategy with a real estate strategy and ensuring the latter does not inhibit growth, culture, and attraction/retention of top talent. Adam takes pride in treating his clients' stress as if it were his own.