Wanda Eilers is a licensed Commercial Real Estate Associate specializing in Downtown Office Leasing in Calgary, Alberta for eight (8) years.
She began her career at a competitive International Brokerage in 1988 and went on to enjoy four (4) successful years as Senior Lease Negotiator, during which time she represented both Tenants and Landlords. During the last year at this firm Wanda was the top producer for the Downtown Office Leasing group.
For the next four (4) years, Wanda represented Bank of Montreal exclusively, as Manager, Real Estate, Western Region. During this time, she negotiated all new and renewal leases of 258 Bank of Montreal branches in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Northwest and Yukon Territories. She also negotiated the Yukon Territories Bank of Montreal branch sale.
Wanda is highly regarded by her associates as hard working, service oriented, and attentive to detail from the early stages of determining the intricacies of the customer’s needs, through the selection of appropriate space and the touring stage, to the Offer to Lease and ultimately to Lease execution.
During the years Wanda took leave from her career to raise her four children, she continued to upgrade her skills and to be actively involved in the community. She is near to completing the Interior Design Certificate program from University of Calgary, which will assist her to help her clients.
Wanda enjoys volunteering, whether in schools, on her BC Condominium Board where she managed the redesign and residing of the 155 unit development, or currently as sitting Board Member of Alberta Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined.
Wanda also enjoys spending free time with her family and friends, has a passion for travel, and enjoys sports including skiing and waterskiing, exercise, the arts, painting when time allows, and taking courses.
Since joining Barclay Street Real Estate in 1987, Bill Falagaris has become a respected leader among his clients, colleagues and fellow brokers and developed a reputation based on his professional and honourable approach to his clients and the business.
As a veteran Leasing Associate, Bill specializes in Downtown and Beltline areas in Calgary and has leased over 3 million square feet throughout his career. With a degree in Business from Mount Royal University and 30 years of client relation experience, Bill has a comprehensive understanding of inner workings of a business and how to find real estate solutions that will help a business prosper.
Over the years, Bill has gained extensive experience representing both the tenant and landlord in the leasing process. As a representative of landlords, Bill has acted as exclusive agent for a number of office buildings and successfully leased his listings to 100% occupancy. As a representative of tenants, Bill has assisted many clients with leasing negotiations for new spaces and for their existing premises so they reach an agreement that helps them achieve their real estate goals.
Outside of work, Bill is a family man at heart and spends much of his free time doing many activities with his family. He also is a sport and auto racing enthusiast.
Pat Farrell has worked in a variety of buildings in the downtown core and beltline and has accumulated 25 years of experience in the field of maintenance and operations.
Pat joined Barclay Street Real Estate in 2008. As the Building Operations Manager of the HSBC Building, he oversees all maintenance and management of the building and assists with other properties as required. He graduated from the Southern Institute of Technology and holds a 5th class Engineer's Certificate.
Una Fraser comes to Barclay Street from Accredited Condominium Management Services where she spent 11-years as a Team Lead and Condominium Manager. Previous to that she spent time at Ivanhoe Cambridge, Wood Buffalo Housing and Lougheed House. Una has a Bachelor of Arts and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Calgary. She is Accredited in Condominium Management (ACM), Certified Property Manager (CRM) and Residential and Condominium Manager (ARM & CRM).
With over 25 years of property management experience, Shirley Ganong offers her tenants and clients a high level of expertise and care. As a senior property manager of Barclay Street Real Estate, Shirley assists with overseeing all activities within the Property Management division.
Since starting her real estate career in 1990, Shirley has worked exclusively in property management and has acquired extensive knowledge in all aspects of the industry. Over the years, Shirley has managed a large variety of properties, including various sizes of retail, office, industrial, and commercial condominiums. Some of her current clients have been with her for over 20 years.
Joshua Gill joined Barclay Street in November 2018 and brings a strong customer service approach to Real Estate, based on past retail experience. Prior to entering commercial real estate, Joshua moved up the ranks from sales and managed a sign shop from 2016 to 2017 which inspired his love for architecture and buildings.
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” This quote by Thomas Edison has shaped Josh’s views toward - and discipline in - conducting his business and negotiating the best possible deals for clients. He believes in cultivating and building relationships with his clients and being readily at-hand to guide them through every part of the sale or leasing process. He is also an avid car enthusiast and loves adventure sports so go ahead and ask him if Bugatti’s new Divo is truly an improvement over the Veyron.
Emily graduated from The University of Victoria with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in August 2018. She joined Barclay Street Real Estate in October 2018 as a Leasing and Sales Assistant in the Industrial division and obtained her commercial real estate license in February 2019.
Emily completed two cooperative work terms with Barclay Street Real Estate’s Industrial division throughout her undergraduate degree, which helped her to identify a strong desire for working in the commercial real estate industry. She enjoys the dynamic nature of the industry and working with a strong knowledgeable team that operates on integrity.
Emily completed a four-month exchange semester in Saint-Etienne, France in the fall of 2017, where she experienced a culture completely different from her own. This experience increased her awareness of her surroundings and has contributed to her passion and love for traveling the world. She has since traveled to South-East Asia and looks forward to more trips in the future.
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.