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Mark is a founding Principal and Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Operations of Avison Young. He has been a Principal since 1989 and became Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Operations in July 2015. Mark also serves on our company’s Executive Committee and global leadership team. Prior to becoming our Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Operations, for 1 1/2 years, Mark served as the Managing Director of our company’s Eastern Canada and Ontario operations and for 14 years before that, as Managing Director of our company’s Ontario offices. Mark received his B.A. (Honours) Urban Development, Western University in 1984. He joined our company in 1989. He has 31 years of experience in commercial real estate services.
As Chief Operating Officer, one of his priorities is to drive the Canadian growth plan, recruiting and acquisitions, expanding our geographic market coverage and fill our cross selling services according to our multi service line platform aligned to user/occupier and owner/investor needs. In addition, he is responsible for our client solutions platform in Canada, which offers a comprehensive suite of commercial real estate services, including transactions, management, financial and advisory services across office, industrial, retail, multi-family, hospitality and development properties. Avison Young professionals are organized to deliver truly integrated solutions to meet client needs. Mark’s goal is to support and direct our professionals to best serve our clients by enhancing collaboration across our organization.