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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 and purchase/sale specialist in the Toronto area. As a Tenant/Occupier Representative, John’s primary focus is on developing and implementing customized real estate strategies and workplace solutions for his clients. His scope of services includes office space relocations, renewals, subleases, purchase/sales, office condos and investment properties with supplementary expertise in industrial, land, corporate residential and data centres. 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 his clients and tenants. John has earned the business of several high-profile clients including JPMorgan, Dow Jones, MasterCard, IBM, Oracle, CIBC, BMO, De Beers, Towers Watson, Waterfront Toronto, the British & Australian Consulates and the Province of Ontario.


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5 Million sq. ft.

Office Space Leased or Sold

700 Deals Done

Lease, Sublease & Sale Transactions Completed

$1.5 Billion

Total transactional value


Professional Affiliations/Accreditations


  • 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, 2014-2022
  • East York Soccer Club, 2014-2020
  • Beaches Child Care Centre, Vice President, 2007-2009




  • APGO
  • Blair Franklin
  • Cambridge Mercantile
  • Canadian Business Growth Fund (CBGF)
  • Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE)
  • Children’s Aid Society
  • DLA Piper
  • Enterprise Canada
  • Envoi Technologies
  • First Quantum Minerals
  • Heidrick & Struggles
  • H & M
  • Home Media
  • Integrated Asset Management
  • Japan Finance Corporation
  • Lloyd’s of London
  • Morgan Meighen & Associates
  • Office of the Integrity Commissioner
  • Office of the Financial Accountability Officer
  • Ontario Energy Board
  • Openscreen
  • SRK Consulting
  • StackAdapt
  • Trillium Gift of Life
  • Vale
  • 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.
  • IBM, 16 York Street
    63,000 sq. ft.
  • CIBC Wood Gundy, 200 King Street West
    60,000 sq. ft.
  • Towers Watson, 130 King Street West
    57,000 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.
  • Chase Paymentech Solutions, Parkway Place
    42,000 sq. ft.
  • Trillium Gift of Life Network, 483 Bay Street
    31,000 sq. ft.
  • JPMorgan Chase, TD Centre (66 Wellington St W)
    27,000 sq. ft.
  • Bank of Montreal, 130 King Street West
    25,000 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.
  • 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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