Manish Adiani began his Commercial Real Estate career after certification in 2010. Having worked with a major real estate firm, he has specialized in sales and leasing of retail and industrial properties and also been active in selling redevelopment lands in Calgary.
His clientele ranges from private investors to institutional clients and from local businesses to national retailers. Working through a wide range of transactions, Manish knows how to prioritize and get the best results for his clients. He has a customer-service-centric approach to real estate that has earned a loyalty from his repeat clientele. Being a candidate of the CCIM institute, he has the knowledge and expertise to achieve measurable and favourable results.
Prior to Commercial Real Estate, Manish owned and managed businesses in both the retail and restaurant industries. With a focus on business development and consistently increasing the bottom line, Manish achieved results through providing exceptional service to his loyal clientele. Manish puts his customers interests as a top priority in achieving their Real Estate objectives.
Manish is married and loves to spend time with his family and friends. Giving back to the community by volunteering for institutions such as Calgary Drop-in Centre, Children’s Cottage Society and Ronald McDonald House is also an important aspect of his life.
As a member of the Larson/Adiani Investment Sales Team, Blair takes pride in providing market intelligence to his clients and ensuring they have all the tools they need to make timely, educated decisions. He has leveraged his experience in a technical and client-focused environment into Commercial Real Estate with Barclay Street Real Estate. His attention to detail and advisory experience form the foundation of his quality service mandate.
Blair grew up in Red Deer, Alberta and graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Specializing in Geology. He spent the first part of his career in the oilfield working in North Dakota, Saskatchewan and Alberta before settling in Calgary to start his family and work at an established and respected petroleum reserves evaluation firm for 14 years as a Senior Geologist.
Kelly has had a successful 35 year career in commercial real estate and brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and creativity to every deal. His success has been on a wide range of deal types and sizes, through many different economic cycles. His leadership, reputation and integrity are key factors contributing to his consistent success.
Kelly started his career in 1982 as Research Director for an international brokerage firm, moved to work with a national office building developer, then managed a real estate brokerage office for a major banking institution and then for the past 25 years has worked in investment sales of commercial real estate.
Kelly is the past President of Torode Realty Ltd. (Now Barclay Street) where he led the privatization and shareholder purchase of the firm. After serving as President he returned to selling full time. Kelly has lead significant fund raising events for various organizations, recent past Board of West Island College and active with his children’s competitive sporting endeavours in ski racing and golf.
Cynthia holds a CCIM, as a Certified Commercial Investment Member, the highest globally recognized designation in the Commercial Real Estate Industry, and a CFP, an internationally recognized designation of Certified Financial Planner, and an MBA degree from the U.S. in Marketing with multilingual skills in English, Chinese and Japanese. Cynthia holds real estate licences in Alberta and British Columbia and has been actively involved in all aspects of the commercial real estate business. Placing others best interests first with client-focused values, she has been an award-winning top producer every single year of her commercial real estate career.
With the background of an award-winning Investment and Insurance Specialist, a certified Financial Planner in the Canadian Financial Industry, extensive knowledge and experience in providing holistic financial pictures and strategies, all keenly focused and applied to help her clients make sound real estate decisions.
With expertise in investment analysis, market analysis, user decision analysis, and financial analysis, coupled with a commitment to putting others best interests first with client-focused values, has led her to become an award-winning top producer every single year in the industry, with hundreds of millions in sales per year.
Shayla joined Barclay Street in 2019. She brings with her 11 years of administrative and customer service experience and has a paralegal background. In her role as the Investment Sales Administrative Assistant she manages our exclusive listings, databases and marketing packages for our clients.
Prior to joining Barclay Street, Shayla worked in residential real estate for over 5 years. After helping to establish and build a real estate team out of a brokerage in Airdrie, she fell in love with real estate and is working now towards obtaining a Commercial Real Estate License.
Shayla loves spending time with her son, fiancé and friends. You will find her playing with her dogs in the park, going to the movies, enjoying the outdoors at her cabin in Saskatchewan or exploring new places. Did you know that Shayla was an actress and singer in Los Angeles as well? Outgoing and energetic, Shayla became an invaluable addition to Barclay Street.
Doug Grinde began his commercial real estate career with Barclay Street Real Estate 20 years ago when he graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Since joining the company, Doug has become an invaluable asset working closely with the Calgary team and is now heading up the Edmonton office as the Vice President for the region.
With a farming background in rural Alberta, Doug knows what it means to work hard and treat people with integrity - his clients are no exception. Although his career started in Calgary, Doug found a niche for himself in Edmonton where his broad experience has helped reposition Barclay Street in the greater Edmonton market.
Additionally, as a senior sales advisor, Doug works closely with clients through the Alberta corridor and provides them with meaningful solutions while offering honest, knowledgeable advice. His knowledge comes from years of diverse transactions including new development projects, complex sale transactions and large leasing assignments.
With a strong business analysis background and more than 18 years in commercial real estate, Dan offers a full-service solution for his clients to meet all their real estate needs. With a client-centered approach Dan has become a recognized expert in the commercial real estate industry and has been featured in many media pieces for his knowledge and understanding of the local market.
After graduating in 1993 from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance, Dan worked in managerial positions in commercial lending at HSBC Bank of Canada in Calgary, Kingston and Toronto. Dan decided he could offer a greater value in business by switching to commercial real estate market and joined the Barclay Street team in 2001. In 2005 Dan was invited to become a partner at Barclay Street and has since enjoyed an active role in the company.
Dan has leased over 2.5 million square feet and sold over $100 million in real estate sales in over 600 transactions representing both tenant and landlords in many complex transactions. With the unique blend of commercial lending experience and real estate assignments, Dan offers his client’s a unique perspective so he fully understands their business and effectively advocates and negotiates for their best interests.
As an art enthusiast and community activist, Dan has spearheaded many community initiatives through Barclay Street and personally including music, film and festival sponsorships.
George Larson’s involvement with the Calgary commercial real estate market began in 1986 when he joined Barclay Street Real Estate’s predecessor as the General Sales Manager. Prior to joining the company George worked in banking and commercial lending services for 22 years, which included directing a financial institution as a General Manager.
In 1991, George took on the responsibilities of a Senior Negotiator, which he continues to carry out today. He was also a member of the partnership group that acquired the brokerage from a public company in 2001. As a senior investment sales associate of the firm, George works closely with the Barclay Street Real Estate investment sales team to ensure maximum added value is provided to his clients. In his career, George has sold over $500 million in real estate properties.
George’s areas of specialization have been the mid-size retail and office sectors in Calgary and Edmonton with properties in an approximate range of $5 to $25 Million. He travels monthly to major Canadian cities to meet clients and attends ICSC conferences and other real estate forums. In his career, he has successfully represented, as exclusive agent, many of Canada’s leading private and institutional investors in their acquisition and divestiture activity in the Alberta market.
As an avid family man, George enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren whenever he can and takes great satisfaction in their growth towards productive members of society.
With over 30 years of commercial real estate experience, Richard Lewis offers his clients expert advice and a practical perspective on their real estate investments.
After working in hospitality management for 5 years, Richard started his commercial real estate career with Torode Realty, Barclay Street’s predecessor in 1989. Since then, Richard and has become an invaluable member to the Investment Sales team and a strong mentor to a number of newer team members.
As a Calgary-born and raised native, Richard has gained a solid understanding of the Calgary market and delivers on the high service standards Albertans have become known for. Richard has worked with investors of all sizes in a variety of industries with a focus on inner city properties. In his career, Richard has helped many of his clients become pioneer investors in Calgary areas that are now the most sought-after parts of city such as Stephen’s Avenue and Inglewood.
In his spare time, Richard tackles residential and commercial renovation projects and enjoys a variety of alpine activities and traveling throughout Canada.
Murray brings over 25 years of development in commercial property sales and leasing, build to suit and land development. Murray has perennially been a performer throughout his career, with Top Producer awards from both of his previous firms.
He entered business in 1987 after graduating in Economics at the University of Alberta and pursuing an athletic career, Murray has been actively involved in exclusive landlord/tenant representations, build to suit projects and land sales.
A long time Alberta family, Murray's many interests include his wife and 2 young children, the cottage and many sporting activities.