Executive Managing Director & Western Canada Leader • Canada
As Executive Managing Director and Western Canada Leader, Hendrik oversees Cushman & Wakefield’s operations in Western Canada, which includes Vancouver, Victoria, Edmonton and Calgary. Hendrik is a seasoned professional and well-respected industry specialist with over 40 years of experience in the Vancouver real estate market with a track record of building and maintaining one of the highest performing offices in the country.
Hendrik first began his career with A.E. LePage in 1979 as a sales representative in industrial real estate. In 1983, he brokered investment properties in the Greater Vancouver Area with Dexter Properties and Prospero Group. In 1995, Hendrik joined Royal LePage Commercial as Vice President and General Manager of its Vancouver operations. In 2005, Hendrik led the office through the merger of Royal LePage Commercial and its affiliate partner of 12 years, Cushman & Wakefield; assuming the name of Cushman & Wakefield LePage until 2009.
Under his leadership, the Vancouver operations of Cushman & Wakefield has consistently been one of the firm’s top producing offices in Canada and North America. In 2016, Hendrik was appointed Executive Managing Director and Western Canada Leader.
Hendrik’s deep industry experience has afforded him the opportunity to be involved in the leasing and sales of countless high-profile properties. He has also earned a well-respected reputation with major pension funds and large real estate companies nationally and internationally. One of Hendrik’s primary responsibilities is to maintain relationships with key investors across North America. He oversees in excess of seven hundred deals a year, all differing in size and deal structure.
- Diploma, Urban Land Economics, University of British Columbia
- Diploma, Business Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
- Member, Urban Development Institute (UDI) Education Committee
- Member, British Columbia Real Estate Association’s Professional Development Program (PDP) for BC Realtors Education Committee