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.
Sarah Lisson joined Barclay Street Real Estate in 2012 as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant to David Wallach, the company’s CEO. With over 10 years of client relation experience and extensive management experience, Sarah manages the office’s day-to-day operations and keeps David organized so he can focus on the company and its clients. When not working, Sarah’s daughter keeps her busy but she also enjoys attending the theatre and baking or cooking in her spare time.
Rick joined the Barclay Street Office Leasing team in the spring of 2021. With his background in the software technology industry and University of Calgary bachelor’s degree in Economics, Rick brings an analytical approach to evaluating lease transactions. Moving to Calgary in 2014 from rural Alberta, Rick continues to conduct business with the same values and integrity to create long standing relationships.
In his spare time, Rick enjoys playing hockey and softball as well as exploring the mountains, skiing, dirt biking, rock climbing and camping.
Jack recently joined Barclay Street’s industrial team as a Research Coordinator. Coming from a background in a variety of customer facing positions, and actively working towards a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, Jack brings with him a problem-solving mentality and professional work ethic. Coupled with a desire to learn through experience, Jack works with the rest of the industrial team to streamline processes and ensure results.
Outside the office you can find Jack participating in his passion of motorsports at the local kart track or spending time with friends.
Cassandra comes to Barclay from My VIP Concierge and has been a Concierge Supervisor for a high end property within Calgary. She is skilled in customer service and administration work, her goal is to be mentored into a Jr Property Manager and continue growing in her career from there.
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.
Jon Mook started his real estate career in 1998 and has built a reputation in Alberta based on integrity, professionalism and above all results. Throughout his career, Jon has headed over 600 transactions in the sales and leasing of industrial properties resulting in hundreds of satisfied clients.
As a local development expert, he has completed over 40 design build facilities where he has played a key role from start to finish of the project, giving Jon in-depth experience in the development of industrial facilities.
As the Executive Vice President of Barclay Street Real Estate's Industrial division, Jon leads a team of dedicated industrial professionals who place service and integrity above all else. The team is committed to helping clients with all services including land and building acquisitions and dispositions, design build facilities/land development and leasing, subleasing and renewals within multi-tenant buildings.
Over the years, Jon has gained the esteem and admiration of his clients and colleagues by demonstrating a strong attention to detail and high degree of market insight in every transaction he negotiates.
Through all stages of a transaction, Jon exercises due diligence to ensure his client’s needs are fully met and all the documentation is complete and accurate. With extensive experience in both the leasing and sales processes in the industrial market, Jon has gained a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of all facets to assist with client inquiries from tax appeals to valuations to financing.