Broker • Canada
Brad joined Cushman and Wakefield in 2020 and has over 40 years of experience in the real estate, information technology and telecom sectors. He is the Managing Partner of C&Ws largest team, a highly specialized group made up of uniquely qualified real estate brokers and other professionals all of whom understand the specialized requirements of mission critical environments. The team’s data center expertise covers site selection, risk analysis, portfolio strategy, strategic planning, and account management.
Prior to joining C&W, Brad was CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, one of the largest members of the Sotheby’s International Realty Network. With 600 team members in 32 offices across Canada, Sotheby’s provided luxury residential brokerage services valued at over $5B in client transactions annually. Prior to Sotheby’s, Brad was Regional Managing Director for CBRE with P&L responsibilities for $150M revenue and 1,200 employees in Canada and the North Central US. Service line responsibility included; transaction management, project management, facilities management, strategic consulting as well as accounting and administration functions.
In addition to his considerable experience in real estate, Brad also spent over a decade in the ITT industry most recently as President of Gibraltar Solutions, an IT solution provider specializing in virtualization, remote access and cloud computing. Prior to that he was Group Vice President & General Manager at TELUS Communications where he was responsible for TELUS’ IT management and contact center outsourcing business in the Philippines, Singapore and Korea, TELUS’ Human Resources Business Process Outsourcing Service and TELUS’ Non-ILEC operations in Ontario & Quebec. The three groups had combined revenue of $800M and 6,000 employees.
Brad graduated a member of the Dean Honor Roll from York University in Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. He also holds an Institute of Corporate Directors Designation ICD.D from the Rotman School of Management.
Through his many roles and years of service, Brad has provided comprehensive services to many enterprise organizations such as Ameriprise, Carlson, Comerica, HPE, IBM Canada, Infrastructure Ontario (Ontario Government), Government of Canada, RBC Royal Bank, State of Ohio, TD Bank and Volkswagen of America to name a few.