Executive Vice President, Sales Representative
Over the course of Gord Cook’s unprecedented, 34-year career at Colliers International as Executive Vice President, he has managed a significant number of large, complex real estate assignments. In particular, Gord specializes in four specific disciplines: industrial leasing, industrial investments , multi-family apartment investments, and in-fill redevelopment opportunities. While these four silos vary, one thing remains constant – Gord’s ability to deliver outstanding results, on behalf of his clients at local and national levels. Impressively, he proves to be a top 5 national producer year after year.
2003-2020: International Award of Excellence Top 10 Professional Canada
2014: SIOR Member to Member Largest Volume Transaction
2013: SIOR Eastern Canada Industrial Investment Deal of the Year
2009: NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year (AMB/Vitran/Pepsico)
2009: SIOR Broker of the Year
2008: Orlando Corporation's Deal of the Year
2008: NAIOP Industrial Lease of the Year (3M/AMB)
2008: NAIOP Industrial Development of the Year (AMB Milton Business Park)
2005: NAIOP Industrial Lease of the Year (Canadian Tire)
2004: Colliers International President’s Leadership Award
2004: NAIOP Investment Deal of the Year (Cadbury/Transamerica)
2002-2004: Colliers Directors’ Award
2002: Colliers International Awards of Excellence Top 20 Professionals Canada
2001: Colliers International Awards of Excellence Top Producer Canada
Honours Bachelor of Physical Education
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Memberships & Involvements
Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
Exel/DHL, Canadian Tire Corporation, Home Depot Canada, Michelin Canada, Vitran Corporation, Chrysler Canada, Sears, Triovest, Carttera, Prologis, Toronto District School Board, Toronto Lands Corporation, Andlauer Management Group/ATS, Orlando Corporation, The Sorbara Group, KingSett, Cooper Construction, Panattoni, GWL, Morguard, The Hudson's Bay Company
Executive Vice President, Sales Representative
Since joining Colliers in 2001, Ryan has specialized in the sale of land, infill redevelopment, existing cash flow assets with future redevelopment potential, brownfield redevelopments, in-fill/green field (residential, commercial, employment and retail) and long term investments lands. Ryan’s expertise in this practice has resulted in over $1.5B in successful transactions across the GTA, Central/Southern Ontario.
Ryan’s in-depth knowledge of the market, government planning policies, procedures, timing and costs act as the cornerstone of his strategic advice and execution strategy for property owners. Ryan guides his clients through the sale process from preliminary planning feasibility studies and market analysis to detailed target marketing and execution strategies to maximize value mitigate risk and provide certainty on closing.
Ryan protects his clients best interests by providing sound strategic advice and giving his clients access to his expert pool of knowledge and experience with respect to:
• Site highest & best use analysis
• Official plan & zoning by-law
• Land use review
• City development guidelines
• Site specific density analysis
• Building massing & concepts
• Market overview
• Development trends
• Current & planned projects
• Absorption & pricing statistics & forecasting
• Market positioning and project vision strategy
Combining Ryan’s strategic pre-marketing approach with his proven disposition process ensures his clients maximum value, mitigation of transaction and certainty of closing, all delivered with full transparency and accountability.
Ryan has a track record of success with private, public and institutional owners.
Executive Vice President, Sales Representative | National Investment Services
Victor is a senior member of the National Investment Services division specializing in the disposition and acquisition of industrial properties, grocery/pharma anchored retail plazas and suburban office buildings. Primarily focused on the Greater Toronto Area and Southwestern Ontario, Victor has successfully completed individual property and portfolio transactions across Canada serving a wide range of institutional, REIT and private investor clients.
Victor has over 15 years of investment brokerage experience and is consistently one of the top performing investment advisors nationally. Within the past 10 years alone, Victor has been involved in the sale of over $2.5 billion worth of investment properties.
Victor provides his clients with an advisory approach grounded in strategy, superior market knowledge and thorough analysis. His extensive experience in a variety of asset classes, transaction sizes, geographic markets, and disposition strategies ranging from formal bids to discreet “off-market” sales, ensures that transactions are executed in a manner that is timely and efficient while minimizing risks and maximizing sale values. Victor's strong connectivity to the investment market allows him to quickly identify qualified investors for any investment property.
Prior to joining Colliers, Victor worked in the real estate acquisitions division of a major Canadian pension fund.
Vice President, Sales Representative
In his unique role, Thomas works alongside Gord Cook problem solving and offering out of the box solutions on their many complex assignments. Thomas is indispensable to Gord’s team, delivering exceptional service to their clients staying one step ahead and anticipating their needs. Thomas engages his research and property knowledge when working on RFP responses, lease negotiations and proposals. He does extensive work, using ARGUS to develop financial analysis and reports, which is instrumental to the team’s financial underwriting requirements. With the depth and scope of his role, Thomas positions himself as a knowledge leader offering relevant and innovative ideas and solutions on a multitude of projects.
While Thomas’ research and property knowledge sets him apart, he is truly known for his accountability, integrity, responsiveness and honesty. He is the consummate professional to both clients and colleagues and he is exemplary at getting the job done. Thomas is genuinely happy to help and share his market and property knowledge, in a transparent way. He is well respected throughout Colliers for the professional and positive approach he takes to any assignment.
Thomas enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends and taking advantage of all the great restaurants and events that the city of Toronto offers, with his wife Cristina.