Counselors of Real Estate names 2020 leadership

by Steve Randall03 Dec 2019

The 2020 leadership team for the Counselors of Real Estate have been named.

The global professional association for prominent commercial real estate advisors will be led by Montreal’s Michel Couillard, CRE, FRICS, president and CEO of Busac Real Estate.

He will become only the second Canadian to chair the organization since its founding in 1953.

Couillard will lead the 1,000-member organization and its ongoing initiatives, including international growth as well as thought leadership programs, among which is the development of the annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate®.

Marilee A. Utter, CRE, FRICS, is the 2020 first vice chair of The Counselors of Real Estate.

Colorado-based, she is president of Citiventure Associates, LLC, in Denver and has developed strategies and solutions for land use problems in more than 40 cities in the US and globally, with an expertise in transit-oriented development.

William P.J. McCarthy, CRE, CPM, FRICS, president of W.P.J. McCarthy and Company Ltd. in Burnaby, British Columbia, will assume the chairmanship of The Counselors in 2022.

The Counselors of Real Estate is an international organization of commercial property professionals from leading real estate, financial, law, valuation, and business advisory firms, as well as real property experts in academia and government.

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