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The Canada Central Chapter represents the epitome of excellence in the commercial and industrial real estate sector within central Canada.


As an integral part of the global SIOR network, our members are the embodiment of professionalism, experience, and knowledge in the field of industrial and office real estate.



Ted Davis, SIOR 


Ted Davis, Chief Operating Officer at Avison Young's Canadian operations since 2010, previously managed their Southwestern Ontario and Toronto West offices. Starting his real estate career in 2004, Ted has also led a business management and investment firm with diverse investments. He's President of the Central Canada Chapter of SIOR and contributes through speaking engagements and board roles at various professional bodies and educational institutions.


Luis Almeida, SIOR


Luis, a top broker in Toronto with over a decade in commercial real estate, excels in providing clients with strategic insights for informed decisions. Known for his research and analytical skills, Luis offers his clients a competitive edge. Previously at Cushman & Wakefield and GE Canada's lighting division, he's now a Senior Vice President and Partner at Lee & Associates. 

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Kurt Love, SIOR

Kurt, Vice President at Avison Young's GTA West Office and Special Facilities Group, started his commercial real estate career in 2000, focusing on large account and transaction management. He excels in portfolio planning, negotiation, financial analysis, and site selection. With expertise in various transaction types, Kurt aims to enhance his skills for creative real estate solutions, having brokered over 800 office and industrial properties in 18 years.


Matt D'Orsay, SIOR


With over 20 years in real estate, Matt has managed everything from complex single building deals to national portfolios for corporate clients. His approach of aligning with clients' business operations and long-term strategies has made him a trusted partner for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Formerly a long-time partner of Ellington Partners, he is now the founder of his own brokerage, Dorsay and Co.


 E. Craig Trenholm


Craig Trenholm, Senior Vice President at Cushman & Wakefield's Toronto West office, leads a team specializing in aiding multi-market tenants and investors in the Greater Toronto Area and North America. They offer guidance, financial analysis, and market insights for impactful decisions. He holds a Master of Corporate Real Estate (MCR), a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation, and is a licensed broker with TREB, CREA, and OREA.


Andrew Cunningham


Andrew Cunningham serves as Associate VP of Portfolio Management for the Central Region at Dream Industrial REIT, a part of Dream Unlimited, where he has built a dynamic career over 10 years. Previously, he excelled in leasing for 20 Vic Management and The Erin Mills Development Corp, showcasing his extensive expertise in the Greater Toronto Area’s industrial real estate sector.


Peter Garrigan, SIOR


Peter Garrigan, Executive Managing Director for the Greater Toronto Area Brokerage and National Industrial Brokerage Lead in Canada, oversees growth in various sectors with regional Managing Directors. Starting at Colliers in 2004, he significantly grew revenues as Senior Managing Director, Industrial Practice Group. A Colliers ambassador and two-term SIOR Central Canada Chapter President, Peter's 18-year career emphasizes client-focused solutions, relationship building, and business expansion.


Lyndsay Hopps, SIOR


Lyndsay, a GTA industrial/office real estate specialist, focuses on leasing, acquiring, and disposing of industrial facilities, particularly in GTA West's Oakville, Burlington, and South West Mississauga. With a decade of experience, she excels in marketing properties, maintaining strong contacts with investors, landlords, and tenants. Her skills include real estate needs analysis, sale and lease negotiations, financial analysis, and facility marketing, leading to numerous successful transactions.


Christina Karam


Christina Karam, Vice President of National Leasing for the Canadian Property Management Team, brings 14 years of commercial leasing and property management experience.  Christina's extensive industry network has been crucial in securing new business and building relationships. She co-founded CRE8, a women's commercial real estate organization in Toronto, and at JLL, she focuses on developing the Canadian Property Management Leasing platform, targeting growth and profitability in Office and Industrial Leasing.


Noah Gordon


Noah, Director of Portfolio Management at Menkes Developments Ltd., manages assets and oversees commercial acquisitions and development. His experience spans real estate asset management, private equity, and investment banking, with past roles at CIBC World Markets, Talon Asset Management, and RioCan REIT. He holds a BA in Business Administration from York University, an MBA from Richard Ivey School of Business, and is a LEED AP. 


Matthew Johnson



Matthew, Managing Director of Investments at KingSett Capital, oversees the acquisition and disposition of real estate across Canada. He joined KingSett in 2010, following roles at Summit REIT and ING Real Estate Canada as Director of Investments, and earlier experience in developing residential properties in Waterloo Region. His career spans industrial, retail, and residential markets, with expertise in sourcing opportunities, negotiations, and due diligence. 


Adrian Lee


Adrian Lee, as Executive Vice President and Managing Director at CBRE Toronto West, oversees a major market with significant office and industrial space. A 26-year GTA market veteran, he provides strategic guidance and sets goals for his team, focusing on exceeding client expectations. Known for his negotiation skills and industry understanding, Adrian's commitment and integrity make him a trusted advisor in corporate real estate.


Tracy Macdonald


Tracy Macdonald, appointed as Senior Managing Director, Industrial for the Greater Toronto Area at Colliers, oversees industrial assets, leading skilled teams. With over 25 years in real estate, her expertise spans office and industrial sectors, including newly constructed developments. Previously, she managed a 23 million square feet property portfolio at Triovest, focusing on commercial leasing in the GTA and Montreal.

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Nicholas Stryland


Nicholas Stryland is the Vice President at Blackwood Partners, located at Scotia Plaza in Toronto. His areas of expertise include investments, sales, leasing, and landlord services, making significant contributions to the Oakville market since joining in 2022. Nicholas is accredited by SIOR and NAIP, an MBA from UFred, and a Bachelor of Business Administration from York University.


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Spring into success with SIOR CCC's Spring Event, where the seeds of opportunity are planted in the fertile ground of commercial real estate innovation. Blossom in your career by engaging with the best in the business at this dynamic networking and educational gathering. 

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Enrich your expertise this autumn with SIOR Canada's Fall Education series — a confluence of knowledge, trends, and strategies shaping the future of commercial real estate. Join us for a season of learning and professional growth as we delve into the industry's latest developmentsSee our current events.


Swing into networking at SIOR Canada Central Chapter's Annual Golf Tournament, where industry leaders and emerging professionals come together on the green for a day of sport and strategic connectionsSee our current events.


SIOR Canada is excited to launch our exclusive Young Professionals events – your gateway to forging powerful connections and gaining cutting-edge industry insights. Elevate your career trajectory by engaging with top professionals at the forefront of commercial real estate. See our current events.


Celebrate excellence at SIOR Canada's Broker of the Year Awards, where we honour the pinnacle of professional achievement and industry leadership. Witness the crowning of this year's top brokers and be inspired by the highest standards of success and integrity in commercial real estate. See our current events.

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