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Dave is the Managing Director - Vancouver Island for Colliers International and is responsible for the direction, growth and management of the Colliers platform on the Island.  Dave joined Collers in 2010 as Managing Director and brings over 30 years of experience in real estate finance, development and  brokerage.

Well respected in Victoria's business community, Dave is past president of The Urban Development Institute Capital Region Chapter, past Chair of the Capital Region Housing Corporation, and has served on the boards of the MS Society, the BC Cancer Foundation (Victoria RDC), and the Victoria Golf Club. Dave is currently President of the Colliers Cares Foundation - Vancouver Island, a non-profit foundation created by the staff of Colliers International on Vancouver Island to raise money and donate volunteer time for charities active throughout the communities in which we work. Over the past 2 years, the Colliers Cares Foundation has raised over $200,000 and dedicated over 1000 hours of volunteer time.

Prior to joining Colliers, Dave spent 11 years with Morguard Trust Company. He was a founding partner of Canada ICI Capital Corporation - a national commercial mortgage brokerage company, and a partner in a local development company. 

Accomplishments

Dave brings a highly competitive and collaborative spirit to Colliers operations on Vancouver Island. By understanding the value and potential of Colliers full service platform, Dave has enhanced the services Colliers offers our clients by building stronger teams and working relationships amongst our service lines. Dave has encorporated the mortgage financing /brokerage platform into the Vancouver Island operation, adding a further value-add service to our clients.

In 2012, Dave engineered a complex asset swap and brought our invesetment team together to complete the largest single sales transaction undertaked by the Victoria office - a $57.5 Million asset swap involving office buildings in Victoria and Calgary. 

Expertise

Brokerage: Tenant Representation, Brokerage: Landlord Representation, Mortgage Brokerage

Clients

Addenda Capital, Sun Life Assurance Company, Bentall Kennedy, Morgurd Investments, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc, Itziar Management, Great-West Life, CMHC, First National, Alpha Developments, Coast Capital Savings Credit Union, Vancity Savings Credit Union

Education

University of British Columbia Urban Land Economics Diploma

Affiliations & Memberships

Urban Development Institute, ICSC, Mortgage Investment Association of BC

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