John Duda has been appointed the president, real estate management services, Canada by Colliers International. According to the commercial real estate services and investment management company, this is a newly created position for the Canadian business. Duda is currently the executive vice-president, real estate management services, Canada.
Duda began his career as director of national property services at CIBC and joined Colliers in 2010.
According to the press release, Duda has driven significant growth both organically and strategically through the development of new service lines and markets. He helped establish the firm’s Asset Advisory Services group and assisted in the expansion of platforms focusing on Class A office, industrial and retail properties. Duda oversees 14 offices across Canada, working closely with local teams to create value-driven strategies in support of clients’ goals.
“John has a deep understanding of the real estate services industry and is a true champion of Colliers’ people and culture,” said David Bowden, CEO, Colliers Canada. “He exemplifies our core values to think differently, embrace change and maximize the potential of property. I am confident he will continue to lead with integrity and build teams that will deliver new and better solutions to our clients.”
Duda is an active member of the National Advisory Council of BOMA Canada. He also serves on board of Junior Achievement of Central Ontario. Duda holds an MBA from Queen’s University and a BASc.in industrial engineering from Windsor University.
“We have an enterprising team of dedicated professionals across the country, a team I believe to be the best in the industry,” Duda said. “I’m honoured to lead our real estate management services team and foster a culture of leadership, collaboration and flexible solutions based on exemplary service.”