Dan brings more than 20 years of commercial real estate expertise to his position as Vice President of Savills Studley Canada Inc. Dan provides a unique skill-set to large corporate clients through his diverse corporate real estate background and experience with Fortune 500 companies.
Dan has a keen ability to develop and implement customized real estate solutions and strategies through creative negotiation, sophisticated financial modelling and market analytics. Throughout his career he has helped organizations navigate complex lease and purchase agreements that reduce costs, add flexibility and optimize their space utilization. Dan's corporate real estate expertise together with his finance, construction and project management background gives his clients a highly valued and trusted single point of contact throughout the entire real estate process.
Prior to becoming part of the Savills International global team, Dan served as a Vice President and partner with Real Facilities Inc., a leading tenant based commercial real estate firm where he was responsible for managing accounts for some of the nation's leading firms and top tier retailers including Wal-Mart Canada, Shoppers Drug Mart, Royal Bank of Canada, LCBO, The Beer Store, TD Bank, Stantec Consulting, Wardrop Engineering, Credit Union of Central Canada, Centric Health, Golder Associates and Wawanesa Insurance.
Prior to joining Real Facilities Inc., Dan led the Real Estate & Development division at Brewers Retail Inc. (The Beer Store) and was responsible for all real estate and construction activities for the company which included more than 450 Retail Stores, Distribution Centres, Offices and Call Centres across Ontario.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from the University of Waterloo. In addition, he holds a Real Estate License with the Real Estate Council of Ontario and is a current member of the Ontario Real Estate Association and Canadian Real Estate Association.