Cushman & Wakefield Calgary, strong and growing

Cushman & Wakefield Calgary has announced that David Lees, Adam Ramsay and Trent Peterson recently joined the firm, with Lees and Ramsay joining as Executive Vice Presidents and Peterson joining as Associate Vice President.

Ramsay, Lees and Peterson specialize in representing office tenants and landlords across Calgary and Alberta. To Cushman & Wakefield and its clients, they bring considerable experience in new lease acquisitions, lease renewals, subleasing and agency leasing as well as tenant representation.

“With Adam, David and Trent, we gain young, successful talent, and we’ll provide the platform to help them accelerate their established momentum,” said Tracy Taylor, Cushman & Wakefield’s Managing Director in Calgary. “With a market in flux and emerging from the pandemic, they’re an ideal addition as we work with office occupier and investor clients to find the best path forward.”

Added Lees: “Cushman & Wakefield is a magnificent global real estate brand, and our team is excited to join the organization. The Cushman & Wakefield Calgary office is poised for significant growth, and we look forward to being part of it.”

Since Taylor assumed leadership in late 2017, Cushman & Wakefield has moved into new office space, taking a floor at Bow Valley Square; grew from one retail agent, Jonathan Gheron, to four agents, including Ryan Rutherford, Mac Marcinew and Maria Tinajero, plus administrative and research support; and now with this significant office team, there is certainly no question Cushman & Wakefield’s commitment to growth is catching the attention of the real estate market, with more to come.

Lees, Ramsay and Peterson join Cushman & Wakefield from JLL, where Lees and Ramsay served as Executive
Vice Presidents and Peterson as Associate Vice President.



David Lees

Lees’ career in office brokerage began in 2008. As a trusted consultant to local and international owners and occupiers, he has successfully negotiated in excess of 3 million square feet of transactions for clients from a wide range of industries. This extensive experience allows him to provide creative solutions, tailored to each individual client’s needs.

Adam Ramsay

Ramsay began his commercial real estate brokerage career in 2013 and has closed more than 400 leasing transactions. Specializing in tenant representation and property listings, he acts as a trusted advisor and analytical strategist for tenants and landlords. He has worked with a variety of small private firms, large publicly traded companies and institutional landlords. Ramsay is a graduate of the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary and previously worked for a large global life insurance company as an asset analyst on its Western Canadian real estate portfolio. Additionally, he is a member of the Taza Crossing Health &  Life Sciences Advisory Board.

Trent Peterson

Peterson began his commercial real estate career in 2015. He has developed an advanced set of skills required to help both landlords and tenants creatively analyze their real estate while successfully negotiating favourable lease transactions on their behalf. Peterson has transacted on over 320,000 square feet of space. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, which he attended on an athletic scholarship.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 50,000 employees in over 400 offices and 60 countries. In 2020, the firm had revenue of $7.8 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

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