Denis Perreault appointed Managing Director of Avison Young’s Quebec operations

Mark E. Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing   commercial real estate services firm, announced today the strategic hiring of industry veteran Denis Perreault as Managing Director of the company’s Quebec operations.          
 
 Perreault brings more than 30 years of commercial real estate industry experience to Avison Young. He was most recently Vice-President, Investments, Eastern North America with Ivanhoé Cambridge in Montreal. Effective immediately, Perreault’s mandate will be to manage Avison Young’s day-to-day   operations in Quebec, service new and existing clients, and play a leading role in further   expanding the firm’s service offering in the province. He will be based in the company’s   Montreal office.  
 
    “We couldn’t be more pleased to have Denis come on board and lead our team in Quebec,”   comments Rose. “Denis is a highly respected commercial real estate professional, proven   industry leader and consummate team player. Given his significant client relationships, he will   further complement and strengthen our overall presence in Quebec.”  Rose continues: “Denis will be responsible for the continued growth and development of our   operations in Quebec, and will take a lead role in recruiting top-tier talent and enhancing our   service lines. We look forward to the contributions that Denis will make to our organization, and   are confident that his expert knowledge of the local market will lay a strong foundation for   Avison Young’s growth in Montreal and the rest of Quebec.”    
 
Adds Mark Fieder, Avison Young Principal and Managing Director, Eastern Canada: “Denis is   an industry leader who will provide our clients with best-in-class real estate solutions. His track   record in the North American market places him in the highest tier of commercial real estate   professionals. As our operations in Quebec continue to expand, we are pleased to be bringing to our clients an ever-growing range of services and a depth of experience that will successfully   address their real estate requirements.”  During his career, Perreault has been responsible for the acquisition, management and   disposition of numerous high-profile commercial real estate assets in Canadian and U.S.   markets, including New York, Boston, Washington DC, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City. In   addition, he has led leasing and management teams in Quebec and other major Canadian   cities, overseeing billions of dollars in assets under management.  
 
Perreault is a member of the Board of Trustees of Nobel Reit, and past member of the Board   of Directors for both UDI Quebec and Collège de l’immobilier du Québec. He holds an MBA   specializing in real estate from the Université du Québec à Montréal, and is a Chartered Real   Estate Broker in the province of Quebec. “I am excited about the opportunity to expand Avison Young’s platform in the Quebec market,”   notes Perreault. “I was particularly attracted to the company’s Principal-led structure and unique   culture, which foster internal, cross-company collaboration to provide optimal solutions for   clients.”
 
 “Furthermore, I look forward to taking a leadership role and working with Avison Young’s   excellent team of real estate professionals in Montreal and Quebec City, and making the most   of opportunities for expansion in the province of Quebec. I also look forward to working with the   other Managing Directors across the company to further grow Avison Young’s brand in Canada,   the U.S. and overseas,” he says.
 

on June 27, 2014