National Investment Team - Toronto

​The National Investment Team in Toronto, with a focus on office, retail, industrial and urban land consists of 15 real estate experts. This team has managed some of Canada's most significant sales and advisory assignments in all property sectors. The collective background includes a wide scope of diversified real estate experience from brokerage, financial structuring, mortgage banking, investment analysis and investment marketing.

 

Peter Senst Photo PETER D. SENST
President, Canadian Capital Markets
 
Peter heads the National Investment Team in Toronto with a focus on office, retail, industrial, and urban land. The National Investment Team consists of 12 real estate experts located in downtown Toronto. Peter is also a member of CBRE's Global Advisory Team. The Global Advisory Team consists of key leaders and heads of the Capital Markets for the different geographic regions. In this role, Peter completed 2 major deals of more than $3 billion in 2011. As an industry leader, Peter is frequently quoted by the media. Over the last 15 years, Peter has been featured as a speaker on BNN, as well as at the Toronto Real Estate Forum, NAIOP, CBRE Americas Summit and numerous property forums and industry events across Canada and the United States.
 
 
Casey Gallagher Photo CASEY T. GALLAGHER
Executive Vice President
 
Casey is an Executive Vice President with CBRE Capital Markets' National Investment Team. Specializing in advising clients on the acquisition and disposition of investment properties, Casey is recognized as a leading advisory expert on Canadian commercial real estate assets across the office, industrial, retail, and development land sectors. Casey has substantial expertise in the advisory of retail and urban development properties, overseeing both sectors with the Team. Over the last 5 years, he has completed some of Canada's most significant sales and advsiory assignments totaling over $12 billion.
 
 
Jaysen Smalley Photo JAYSEN SMALLEY, CFA
Executive Vice President
 
Jaysen joined CBRE in October 2002 as a member of the National Investment Team, Toronto. Since joining CBRE, Jaysen has worked on over $5 billioin in real estate transactions in all asset classes across Canada, with a focus on large portfolio transactions. Prior to joining CBRE, Jaysen worked in the investment banking industry with both private and public companies in diversified markets. Jaysen has over 5 years of experience working on complex equity, debt financing and strategic mandates including business valuations and divestitures. Jaysen holds a degree from the University of British Columbia in Commerce and is a CFA Charterholder.
 
 
Hillel Abergel Photo HILLEL ABERGEL, MBA
Executive Vice President
 
Hillel joined the National Investment Team, Toronto, as Vice President, bringing more than $3 billion of real estate transaction experience with him. Hillel specializes in asset underwriting, marketing and transaction execution.
 
 
Matthew Brown Photo MATTHEW BROWN
Executive Vice President
 
Matthew is an Executive Vice President with CBRE Capital Markets' National Investment Team. With over 8 years of experience underwriting complex equity, debt financing and strategic mandates including business valuations and divestitures, Matthew focuses primarily on advising clients on the acquisition and disposition of large industrial and office transactions. Since 2012, Matthew has completed over $8 billion in real estate transactions across Canada.
 
  
Audrey Chang Photo AUDREY CHANG
Director of Financial Analysis
 
Audrey joined CBRE's National Investment Team, Toronto, in 2007. With over 16 years of real estate experience, Audrey brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective from underwriting income-producing properties, facilities management, appraisal, and financial modeling experience.
  
  
Devin Pfrimmer Photo DEVIN PFRIMMER
Director of Financial Analysis
 
Devin joined the National Investment Team, Toronto, in early 2011. Devin is responsible for underwriting income-producing properties, deriving indications of value and financial modeling. Drawing from an appraisal background, Devin has experience in all asset classes in several markets across Canada. Devin has worked on a wide variety of valuation and consulting assignments including asset specific and portfolio properties.
 
   
Shinobu Stepanek Photo SHINOBU STEPANEK
Associate Director of Finance
 
 
 
 
Kai Tai Li Photo KAI TAI LI
Senior Financial Analyst
 
Kai Tai is currently a Senior Financial Analyst on the National Investment Team in the Toronto downtown office. Kai Tai has previously worked at PwC on the real estate deals team where he delivered insight on a variety of commercial real estate valuations, transaction services and advisory engagements. Prior to PwC, Kai Tai has worked at JLL, contributing to the national research platform and the GTA industrial leasing and investment practice. Kai Tai graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics.
  
   
Jack Lin Photo JACK LIN
Senior Financial Analyst
 
 
 
 
Patrick Wallace Photo PATRICK WALLACE
Senior Financial Analysis
 
Patrick joined the National Investment Team, Toronto, in July 2015. Patrick is responsible for underwriting across several asset types including office, industrial, retail and urban development land. He assists in the advisory of commercial real estate valuation and financial modeling. Prior to joining the National Investment Team, Patrick was a Sales Trainee at CBRE in which he gained experience in leasing, retail, and valuation.
  
 
Melissa Nowak Photo MELISSA NOWAK
Team Counsel
 
As Team Counsel for the National Investment Team, Toronto, Melissa brings over $12.1 billion of real estate transaction experience, primarily in high-profile office and large-scale portfolio dispositions. Melissa provides strategic guidance on complex transactions across all asset classes and manages the sales process from inception to closing.
  
 
Krista Reardon Photo KRISTA E. REARDON
Investment Team Coordinator
 
Krista is the Team Coordinator for CBRE's National Investment Team, Toronto. With 10 years experience at CBRE, and motivated by teamwork and working in a highly collaborative environment, Krista's focus is primarily on client relationships and communications, team logistical coordination, event planning and company support. Krista has a degree from the University of Western Ontario.
  
 
Kristal Shea Photo KRISTAL SHEA
Marketing Team Coordinator
 
Kristal has worked as the Marketing Team Coordinator since joining the National Investment Team, Toronto in July 2006. With over 8 years of experience in the marketing field, Kristal is responsible for designing, producing and coordinating various marketing pieces for all National Investment Team offerings.
  
 
Anna Hui Photo ANNA HUI
Senior Client Services Assistant
 
Anna joined CBRE and the National Investment Team, Toronto in early 2013 as the Client Services Coordinator. A graduate of McMaster University and with previous experience in the marketing field, Anna assists with the design, distribution and coordination of marketing materials for all offerings by the National Investment Team.
 
 
Vivian Wong Photo VIVIAN WONG
Graphic Designer