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Frank Protomanni

Frank Protomanni*

Senior Vice President


License: *Broker

Frank Protomanni*, P.ENG., MBA Senior Vice President
Toronto North Commercial Real Estate 2005 Sheppard Avenue East
Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B4

Professional Experience

I offer real estate investors 34 years' experience as a trusted advisor combined with the analytical training of an engineer. I can identify value and opportunities for all commercial property types and my business is built upon a bedrock of integrity and intelligence.

Having been a part of the evolution of the commercial real estate industry in the Greater Toronto Area, I am attuned to the immense possibilities in the region. Traditional land purchases, development plays and infill opportunities require increasingly sophisticated analysis to ensure that prospects are not missed and money is not left on the table. An innovative approach to real estate can identify untapped value as land uses change, business needs evolve and values increase.

I may be an experienced advisor, but I'm also the person you want to bounce ideas off and have at your side through complex negotiations. My depth of character has served me and my clients well throughout my career and has allowed me to build a trusted network of clients, colleagues and friends across the industry. I’ve been an entrepreneur, managed brokerage operations, and now have the best job of my career – teaming up with my son to create real advantage from real estate.

After graduating with a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto, I pursued an MBA from the Schulich School of Business. My interest in finance and marketing naturally paired with commercial real estate and I’ve been involved in the business in one form or another since 1986. My passion for real estate is your opportunity.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • Member, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
  • Member, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
  • Member, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)
  • Member, Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)



  • Masters of Business Administration – York University – 1986
  • Bachelor of Applied Science, Civil Engineering – University of Toronto – 1982



  • Kingsett Capital
  • Lamb Development Corp
  • The Rinomato Group
  • Dream Reit
  • Zzen Group of Companies
  • Grant Thornton LLP
  • Fuller Landau LLP
  • Richter LLP
  • Bank of Montreal
  • TD Bank
  • BDC
  • Fire Fighters Golf Courses
  • Standard Auto Glass
  • Nissan Canada
  • Ferrero International


Significant Assignments


  • Sold: 2.9 acres, 750,000 SF of high-rise residential development land, The Queensway, Toronto
  • Sold: 0.41 acres, 130,000 SF of high-rise residential development land, Bloor St, Toronto
  • Sold: 10 acres, low-rise residential land, Town of Caledon
  • Sold: 30 acres, commercial land and investment income, Vaughan
  • Sold: Residential Assembly, Bloor St, Toronto
  • Sold: 160 acres, industrial land, Brantford, plus 800,000 SF design-build, Ferrero International
  • Sold: Sale-leaseback, 100,000 SF, Fishercast head office/manufacturing facility, Peterborough
  • Sold: Sale-leaseback, 160,000 SF, Slater Steel Inc., manufacturing plant, Scarborough
  • Sold: 652 acres, 5 golf courses, Stouffville, Fire Fighters Gormley Green/Rolling Hills Golf Courses to ClubLink
  • Sold: 200,000 SF, Snap-on-Tools, Canadian head office and plant, Vaughan
  • Sold: 140,000 SF, Nissan Canada, Canadian Distribution Centre, Vaughan


Case Studies

Frank Protomanni*, P.ENG., MBA Senior Vice President
Toronto North Commercial Real Estate 2005 Sheppard Avenue East
Suite 800
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B4

Available Properties