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John Wallace

John A. Wallace*

Vice President, Office Leasing

*Sales Representative

Advisory & Transaction

License: *Sales Representative

John A. Wallace* Vice President, Office Leasing
Advisory & Transaction *Sales Representative
Toronto Downtown Commercial Real Estate 145 King Street West
Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8

Professional Experience


John Wallace joined CBRE in 1997 and is an office leasing specialist in Toronto’s financial core, midtown and periphery markets. As a Tenant Representative, John’s primary focus is on developing and implementing customized real estate strategies and solutions for his clients. His scope of services includes office relocations, renewals, subleases, lease restructurings and multi-office consolidations. John brings tremendous value to any project through his attention to detail, his ability to execute results, and his skills in maximizing leverage and financial savings for tenants. John has earned the business of several high profile clients including IBM, Lloyd’s, BMO, CIBC, JPMorgan, Dow Jones, De Beers, MasterCard, Oracle, Waterfront Toronto, the British Consulate and the Province of Ontario.


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4.5 Million sq. ft.

of Office Space Leased

700 Deals Done

Lease and Sublease Transactions Completed

$1.3 Billion

total transactional value


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • LEED Green Associate
  • Member, Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) 
  • Member, Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA)
  • Member, Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)




  • University of Western Ontario, Honours Bachelor of Science




  • Toronto Leaside Girls Hockey Association, 2013-2021
  • Victoria Village Hockey League, 2014-2021
  • East York Soccer Club, 2014-2021
  • Beaches Child Care Centre, Vice President, 2007-2009




  • APGO
  • APPrO
  • Black Creek Investment Mgt.
  • Blair Franklin Capital Partners
  • Cambridge Mercantile
  • Canadian Business Growth Fund
  • Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE)
  • Clarke Inc. / Geosam Capital
  • DLA Piper
  • Enterprise Canada
  • First Quantum
  • Heidrick & Struggles
  • H & M (Hennes & Mauritz)
  • Home Media
  • Integrated Asset Management
  • Japan Finance Corporation
  • Morgan Meighen & Associates
  • Office of the Integrity Commissioner
  • Office of the Financial Accountability Officer
  • Resource Capital Funds
  • SRK Consulting
  • StackAdapt
  • War Child


Significant Assignments


  • CIBC, 595 Bay Street
    364,000 sq. ft.
  • CIBC Mellon, 1 York Street
    120,000 sq. ft.
  • IBM, 4175 14th Avenue
    101,000 sq. ft.
  • CIBC Asset Management, 18 York Street
    79,000 sq. ft.
  • Ontario Energy Board, 1 Eglinton Avenue West
    76,000 sq. ft.
  • Infrastructure Ontario, 1 Dundas Street West
    71,000 sq. ft.
  • Ministry of Children & Youth Services, 2 Bloor Street West
    68,000 sq. ft.
  • CIBC Wood Gundy, 200 King Street West
    60,000 sq. ft.
  • Watson Wyatt, 20 Queen Street West
    55,000 sq. ft.
  • Sprott Asset Management, Royal Bank Plaza
    48,000 sq. ft.
  • Vale, Royal Bank Plaza
    46,000 sq. ft.
  • Trillium Gift of Life Network, 483 Bay Street
    31,000 sq. ft.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co., TD Centre (66 Wellington St W)
    27,000 sq. ft.
  • IBM, 120 Bloor Street East
    23,000 sq. ft.
  • IBM, TD Centre (79 Wellington St W)
    20,000 sq. ft.
  • Robert Half, Brookfield Place
    19,000 sq. ft.
  • Integrated Asset Management, 70 University Avenue
    18,000 sq. ft.
  • Diageo/Wirtz Beverage, 134 Peter Street
    17,000 sq. ft.
John A. Wallace* Vice President, Office Leasing
Advisory & Transaction *Sales Representative
Toronto Downtown Commercial Real Estate 145 King Street West
Suite 1100
Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J8

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