CEO, Canada & Latin America • Canada
As Chief Executive Officer, Canada & Latin America, of Cushman & Wakefield, Chuck Scott oversees the corporate direction and strategy of more than 5,650 employees in 38 offices across 7 countries. His responsibilities include developing and executing the company’s growth strategies, building new business opportunities and client partnerships, and enhancing the firm’s presence and service offerings across both regions.
In addition to his responsibilities as CEO, Chuck leads the Americas Valuation & Advisory Services platform. His proven track record of strategic leadership and growing the Canadian business by more than 200% through both organic growth initiatives and acquisitions propelled him into this expanded role in 2020. Chuck is responsible for leading the platform’s overall growth strategy, identifying future growth opportunities and leading change through innovative approaches to garner maximum results amid a rapidly evolving industry landscape.
Chuck joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2008, bringing more than 20 years’ executive leadership experience and commercial real estate expertise to the role. Prior to his current position, Chuck was named Chief Executive Officer, Canada, in 2016 where he was charged with leading the strategic oversight of the firm’s Canadian corporate operations. Before that, he served as the Senior Managing Director & President of Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Occupier Services division where under his leadership, the business unit achieved record-setting revenue growth.
Chuck is an energetic, driven, and passionate leader with proven success in developing and fostering long-term relationships with some of the firm’s largest occupier and investor clients. Throughout his career, he has been focused on identifying high value opportunities that position both the firm and its clients for continued growth.
Prior to joining Cushman & Wakefield, Chuck was President of The Gordian Services Group, a boutique real estate consulting and project management firm where he oversaw its Canadian and U.S. operations.
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BA Economics, University of Western Ontario
- Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Ontario
- Advisory Board, Ryerson University Real Estate MBA Program
- Chair, United Way Real Estate Division Sector (2018-2019)
Article • Data Center
Activity in the key Canadian data center markets of Toronto and Montreal has focused on the many mergers and acquisitions over the past several months, with both new arrivals and longtime players consolidating their positions.