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Allison Marsales, head of Canadian brokerage for Cushman & Wakefield.

Marsales Becomes First Woman to Head Canadian Brokerage Operation

Cushman & Wakefield has promoted Allison Marsales to lead its Canadian brokerage segment.

Marsales becomes the first woman to head a national brokerage operation in Canada. Starting October 1, she will serve as the company’s president of advisory for the country.

Marsales has served as Cushman & Wakefield’s Toronto central managing principal since joining the firm in 2018 from Dream Office REIT, where she served as leasing director.

“She has an extensive understanding of the commercial real estate and broader business-community landscape as well as our own operations and priorities,” said Victoria Malkin, Cushman & Wakefield’s Central region president , in a news release. ” I look forward to continuing to partner closely with Allison on our Canada Advisory business to drive a strategy that best serves our people, clients and communities.”

Marsales has two decades of commercial real estate brokerage, landlord and leadership experience. She replaces Chuck Scott, the company’s CEO for Canada, who intends to leave the firm in December to pursue other interests.


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Monte Stewart serves as Content Director - Canada for Connect Commercial Real Estate. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Monte provides daily news coverage of major Canadian commercial real estate markets, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary. He has written about the real estate sector for various media outlets and Avison Young since the early 2000s. In addition, he has covered sports, general news and business for several leading wire services and publications, including The Canadian Press, The Associated Press, The Calgary Herald, The Globe and Mail, Research Money, The Daily Oil Bulletin, Natural Gas World and The Toronto Star. Monte is active in his community as a youth basketball coach and raises funds for such charitable causes as Movember.

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