William Jegher named new leader of Ernst & Young's Quebec’s Real Estate practice

Ernst & Young announced that real estate industry professional William Jegher has been named the organization's new Vice president, Transaction Real Estate Consulting & Advisory Services for the Quebec market.Transaction Real Estate Advisory focuses on lead advisory and capital markets services, dispute advisory, strategic real estate advisory, real estate portfolio optimization and valuation and financial modelling.

 “William brings a tremendous skill to E&Y and is well respected within the industry,” said Michel Remy, Editor of The Square Foot. “I have known and worked closely with him for many years.

With more than a decade of experience in real estate, Jegher has worked extensively with major private real estate owners as well as large public owners & space users, advising on industry trends and creating precise benchmarking and portfolio optimization analyses that have resulted in significant cost savings for his clients.

According to Jegher, the Quebec Real Estate Consultation and Advisory practice will focus its initiatives around a number of key priorities in the immediate future, including the movement toward reporting under International Financial Reporting Standards.

“In order to achieve sustainable growth, Real Estate owners, users and investors need to meet constantly changing regulatory requirements and stay focused on the challenges of reducing financial and other business risks,” said Jegher. “During this particularly interesting and challenging time in the real estate industry, I’m honoured by this opportunity and look forward to applying our global network’s entrepreneurial thinking and deep technical experience for the benefit of our clients.”

Before joining E&Y, William ran his own consulting company for six years that provided corporate real estate strategic consulting services for major corporate real estate groups across North America.

Jegher is a member of CoreNet Global and co-chairs the Young Leaders program for Quebec.

To contact William Jegher
Vice-President, Transaction Real Estate Consulting & Advisory Services
Email: william.jegher@ca.ey.com
Phone: 514-879-8143

on June 21, 2011