John Welch, an Associate VP in Toronto’s Office Leasing division, is an award-winning broker who specializes in the downtown market and has represented many large corporations. Despite the challenges of the marketplace, he has retained many clients and renewed some leases four and five times over.
Mr. Welch was part of a team that concluded over 400,000 square feet of space in the downtown core on behalf of PricewaterhouseCoopers and 140,000 square feet for Franklin Templeton Investments. Other major clients include Stuart Title, Laing Investments, Group Telecom, RBC Dominion Securities, TV Ontario, Denison Mines, SNC Lavalin, State Bank of India, Gartner, The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, Quiller & Blake Advertising and Genco Marine.
Mr. Welch first joined Royal LePage Commercial (now Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.) in 1969 as Corporate Pilot to the President. After two years, he transferred to the Office Leasing Division. His credentials include a Canadian Airline Transport Pilots License and a First Class Marine Certificate in Radio Telephony and Telegraphy from the U.K.