Executive Vice President, Sales Representative
Gord has assembled a powerful core team with a deep understanding and focus on large complex assignments. The team collaborates to manage projects in four key industry verticals: industrial investment, industrial big box development, infill redevelopment and multi-family apartment investment sales.
Industrial Investment Projects Include:
• Home Depot, Calgary, AB: 1,065,000 SF
• 2995 Peddie Rd., Milton, ON: 303,200 SF
• 760 chemin du Grand Bernier, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC: 373,946 SF
• 8875 Torbram Rd., Brampton, ON: 854,312 SF
• 1920 Albion Rd., Toronto, ON: 873,045 SF
Industrial Big Box Development Projects Include:
• Home Depot, Vaughan, ON: 1,400,000 SF lease
• Prologis Park Meadowvale, Mississauga, ON: 909,640 SF lease
• 100 Ironside Dr., Brampton, ON: 440,000 SF lease
• 100 Vaughan Valley Blvd., Vaughan: 323,557 SF lease
• 8 Burford Rd., Hamilton: 349,700 SF lease
Infill Redevelopment Projects Include:
• York Downs Golf & Country Club, Markham, ON: 400+ acres
• Toronto District School Board: various projects
• Build Toronto: various projects
• Peel District School Board: various projects
• Anglican Church of Canada: various projects
Multi-Family Apartment Investment Projects Include:
• 4340 Bloors Street West, Toronto - 15 storeys, 86 units
• 40 Earl Street, Toronto - 5 storeys, 40 units
2003-2014: 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
SIOR - Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, NAIOP - National Assoc. of Industrial and Office Properties
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
Senior 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.
Senior Vice President, Sales Representative | National Investment Services
Victor specializes in the disposition and acquisition of income producing industrial and suburban office properties across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) with a focus on portfolio sales, single-tenant building sales, multi-tenant building sales and sale-leasebacks.
In the past 5 years, Victor has been involved in the sale of nearly $900 million worth of investment properties.
Victor provides an advisory approach grounded in strategy, superior market knowledge and thorough financial analysis. His extensive experience in multiple disposition strategies ranging from formal bids to “off-market” sales, ensures that transactions are executed in a manner that minimizes risks and maximizes sale value.
With investor clients that vary from private buyers to large institutional groups, Victor is well connected to the GTA investment market and able to quickly identify potential buyers for any investment property.
Prior to joining Colliers, Victor worked in the real estate acquisitions group of a major Canadian pension fund.
Victor is an active member of the Greater Toronto Chapter of NAIOP and holds a position on the 2015 Toronto NAIOP Suburban Programs Committee.
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.