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Jeff Friedman

Jeff A. Friedman*

Executive Vice President, Office Leasing

*Sales Representative

Advisory & Transaction

License: *Sales Representative

Jeff A. Friedman* Executive 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

 

Jeff Friedman began his career with CBRE in 1991. He is an Executive Vice President, and a member of the Toronto Downtown Office Leasing group. Jeff has completed over 2,000 lease transactions totaling over 11 Million sq. ft. providing both Tenant and Landlord representation services.

Jeff's extensive experience covers the full spectrum of tenant advocacy and strategic occupancy planning on behalf of tenants to project leasing and disposition services for tenants and landlords.

Jeff performs consistently at the highest level in the industry, and is recognized by his peers as one of the Top 5 agents in the business. Jeff's comprehensive product knowledge, market intelligence and extensive experience provide high level value to his clients. Jeff is a perennial Top 10 Performer nationally at CBRE, and has been the recipient of every individual honour the company offers its sales professionals.

 

Achievements

 

  • Completed 2,000+ lease transactions totaling over 11 Million sq. ft.
  • Top 10 Sales Professionals, Canada, 1998-2000, 2004-2008, 2011-2013, 2016, 2018
  • Top 15 Sales Professionals, Canada, 1998-2001, 2003-2018
  • Top 10 Sales Professionals, Downtown Office, 1994-2018
  • No. 1 Leasing Agent, Downtown Office, 1997, 1998, 2000-2001, 2004-2018
  • No. 2 Leasing Agent, Downtown Office, 1995, 1999, 2003
  • No. 1 Number of Transactions, Downtown Office, 1994, 1995, 1997-2018
  • Broker’s Choice Award, Downtown Office, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2010
  • NAIOP, Office Project of the Year, Recipient, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2015
  • Hutcheson National Top Team Award, Canada, 2005, 2015
  • Top 225, CBRE North America, 2006-2008, 2011-2013
  • Top 100, CBRE North America, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • National Top Team Award, 2005, 2015

 

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

 

  • Board Member, Hold ‘Em For Life Poker, 2006-Present
  • Member, Organizing Committee for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation’s “Run For The Cure”, 1996-2011
  • NAIOP Committee Chair, Developing Leaders Award, 2007-2011
  • Volunteer Commitment Award (Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation), 2008
  • Member, TREB, OREA, CREA

 

Education

 

  • Ryerson University, Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, 1991

 

Clients

 

  • Adamson Associates
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Allied
  • Barclays
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Borden Ladner Gervais
  • Canadian Tire
  • CBRE
  • Delaney Capital Management
  • Disney
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • KingSett Capital
  • Lindt & Sprüngli
  • Manulife Financial
  • McMillan LLP
  • Oanda Corporation
  • WPP

 

Significant Assignments

 

(*) Number of Transactions

  • WPP (27*), 797,000 sq. ft.
  • WeWork (8*), 350,000 sq. ft.
  • Infrastructure Ontario (3*), 343,620 sq. ft.
  • Aird & Berlis LLP (4*), 229,346 sq. ft.
  • Canadian Tire (6*), 228,506 sq. ft.
  • Allied Properties REIT (2*), 195,500 sq. ft.
  • Walt Disney Animation (7*), 183,500 sq. ft.
  • Borden Ladner Gervais (2*), 177,000 sq. ft.
  • Manulife Financial, 168,975 sq. ft.
  • Softchoice Corporation (5*), 148,000 sq. ft.
  • Xstrata (4*), 140,000 sq. ft.
  • CBRE (4*), 137,000 sq. ft.
  • McMillan LLP, 126,019 sq. ft.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation (4*), 125,500 sq. ft.
  • Merrill Lynch (2*), 123,000 sq. ft.
  • IBI (2*), 123,000 sq. ft.
  • OANDA Corporation (5*), 112,000 sq. ft.
  • Dutton Brock (3*), 105,500 sq. ft.
  • Canada Post (3*), 102,000 sq. ft.
  • Autodesk, 101,000 sq. ft.
  • Bell Canada (2*), 95,000 sq. ft.
  • Lindt & Sprungli (5*), 94,000 sq. ft.
  • Adamson Architects (2*), 92,000 sq. ft.
  • OPSEU Pension Trust (5*), 99,205 sq. ft.
  • Board of Trade, 90,000 sq. ft.
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario (7*),
    75,000 sq. ft.
  • McGraw Hill (5*), 75,000 sq. ft.
  • GE Capital (2*), 70,000 sq. ft.
  • Tim Hortons, 65,000 sq. ft.
  • Holcim, 59,500 sq. ft.
  • Bereskin & Parr (2*), 53,000 sq. ft.
  • SAP Canada (2*), 52,000 sq. ft.
  • Petro Canada, 50,000 sq. ft.
  • ACI Worldwide (3*), 49,500 sq. ft.
  • Epost - Canada Post (2*), 45,000 sq. ft.
  • MDC Partners (5*), 44,500 sq. ft.
  • Barclays Global Investors/BlackRock (5*),
    42,000 sq. ft.
  • Delvinia (5*), 39,000 sq. ft.
  • Bain and Company Canada Inc. (3*), 36,000 sq. ft.
  • Federal Government, 31,000 sq. ft.
  • Allen Wong & Associations (2*), 30,000 sq. ft.
  • ATC Online Canada Inc., 29,500 sq. ft.
  • Delaney Capital (3*), 29,000 sq. ft.
  • SONY Canada (4*), 22,000 sq. ft.
  • Pacific Life, 21,000 sq. ft.
  • BA Group, 16,000 sq. ft.
  • FIO, 15,000 sq. ft.
Jeff A. Friedman* Executive 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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