After completing his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and Masters of Accounting degrees at the University of Manitoba, Don entered the real estate brokerage industry in 1994 with an immediate focus on the sale of investment properties with particular emphasis on shopping centres, industrial properties, and apartment buildings. Don deals extensively with institutional, REIT, pension fund, and private investors and has been involved with a number of large real estate transactions including major portfolio sales in Winnipeg and across Canada. Don has consistently been a top performer for Colliers International for the years 2002 to 2018 inclusive having also earned the Colliers Everest Club Award in 2014-2018 which acknowledges the top 10% of Colliers International agents across Canada, Latin America, and the United States. With over 23 years of direct sales experience in commercial real estate investment sales at Colliers, Don and his team have completed over $3.2 billion in trades since 2000. Don has strong professional relationships in the local, national and international markets, and remains current on product availability, market supply, leasing fundamentals, investor preferences, broader investment activities, and topical market news.
Chair, Commercial Division of Winnipeg Realtors - 2008-2010
Recipient of Colliers International's North American Achievement Award as a top producer for 2002 to 2018, inclusive.
Lectured at the Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba in both Real Estate Investment and Security Analysis.
Bachelor of Commerce Honours (1993) in Accounting/Marketing and Master of Accountancy Degree (1994), University of Manitoba
Member in good standing with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Manitoba and Canada (CPA)
Member in good standing with AIMR-Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
Capital Markets and Investment Sales
Industrial and Logistics, Land, Office, Residential / Multi-Family, Retail
B.Comm (Hons), CFA, CPA
Memberships and Affiliations
Registered Real Estate Sales Agent, Manitoba Real Estate Association