Executive Managing Director, Occupier Services | Canada
Nick is an Executive Managing Director and Head of Occupier Services for Canada, partnering with Colliers advisors and service line leads in developing national and international client relationships as well as identifying new business opportunities across Colliers' platform of services.
From 2015-2017 Nick led the Transaction Management business for Canada at Cushman and Wakefield with the Global Occupier Services Group. Nick utilised his past global experiences to assist his clients strategically on both a National and Global level. Nick’s clients consisted of large Canadian MNC’s in the telecommunication, computer manufacturing and insurance/finance industries.
From 2006 - 2014 Nick managed the Colliers International Corporate Solutions team in Hong Kong. Nick exclusively managed clients such as 3M, Asurion, Johnson Controls, Oracle, Medtronic, Merix regionally across Asia Pacific, as well as Nvidia & Bombardier on a global basis.
During his time in Asia, Nick transacted a variety of lease renewals and acquisitions, such as 120,000, 130,000, 140,000, 160,000, and 280,000 sq ft transactions on behalf of 3M and Motorola, as well as office and Industrial disposals valued at USD 110M, 53M, 25M, 20M,18M, and 12M on behalf of 3M, Nvidia, Motorola, and Merix, respectively.
University of Guelph
Bachleor of Commerce (Honours)
Vice President, Enterprise Clients
Lindsay is the Vice President of Account Management, Corporate Solutions, Occupier Services, Canada. She is responsible for fostering and maintaining national and international client relationships with a focus on collaboration, innovation and unparalleled client service. She is an established corporate real estate executive with 16 years of practical real estate experience working with high volume, large occupier clients across multi markets and varied asset classes.
Lindsay works closely with her clients to help align their real estate interests with their short and long term business objectives. She draws on a broad range of industry experience to assist clients with portfolio strategy, lease negotiations, process development, governance and account oversight.
Assistant Manager, Marketing, Occupier Services | Canada
Cassia Finkelstein is the Assistant Manager, Marketing for Occupier Services, Canada. She works within the team of Nick Dauphinee, Lindsay Kitcher, Annie Jiang, Paul Swire, and Cassandra Forrester and creates marketing collateral and provides pitch support. She creates innovative and appropriate collateral for pitches, presentations, and proposals for the team by utilizing out-of-the-box ideas and creative approaches for impactful, emphatic presentations. She works with Colliers’ and Clients’ branding standards to ensure a cohesive end product for her deliverables that speak to a harmonious relationship.
Before joining Colliers, Cassia supported the retail endeavours of Cushman & Wakefield Canada, where she implemented new best practices for efficiently producing collateral for the retail team.
Associate Director, Enterprise Clients
Annie is an established corporate real estate professional with over 9 years of experience across multi markets and varied asset classes, from both the brokerage and occupier sides of the spectrum.
On the brokerage side, she worked with high-profile industrial and office clients, helping them to examine their real estate challenges/requirements and provide and execute solutions and strategies to ensure the best in class services are delivered in Canadian and international markets.
On the occupier side, Annie managed the real estate portfolio for a national medical laboratory testing company, with 500 + locations across Canada. She effectively negotiated various real estate transactions directly with landlords in both public and private sectors, successfully resolved various tenant/landlord disputes, and helped in smooth transition and recovery of multiple extraordinary events including fire, flooding, pandemic etc.
Senior Director, Enterprise Clients
Burlington - Hamilton
Paul is the Senior Director, Enterprise Clients, Occupier Services Canada
Paul is responsible for developing national client relationships with a current focus on the oil and gas industry in Canada. He comes to Colliers with 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry specifically in the Canadian retail and commercial sector. This industry experince enables Paul to understand client needs in property dispostions, long term land leases, tenant relationships and overall property management. Through his experience in the industry Paul has developed a deep understanding of the challenges in marketing and selling decontaminated properties and the required regulatory closure process in each province.
Transaction Coordinator, Enterprise Clients
Cassandra comes to Colliers with over nine years experience in the Real Estate industry. Previously, with Manulife Real Estate she worked for 6 years alongside their Operations, Acquisition and Disposition Teams for their main publicly traded account and international private wealth fund portfolios.
Cassandra moved to Starlight Investments where she gained visibility into their fast-paced, high volume Multi-Family acquisition strategy as the Transaction Analyst on their Due Diligence team successfully processing over 60 deals within a 2-year period. From there she went on to work with Cushman & Wakefield’s Office Leasing team where she assisted brokers with creating pitch decks, market surveys, tour books and LinkedIn Announcements.