Erik A.M. Dobrovolsky entered to Calgary commercial real estate market in 2012 as a downtown office leasing broker. In 2014 he left the downtown market to oversee the southern Alberta assets of a large, private industrial Landlord where he developed a passion for industrial real estate leasing and sales. Returning to brokerage with Barclay Street after competently stewarding the portfolio for several years, he brings a comprehensive understanding and skill set to his team.
Erik grew up in Edmonton, has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Vlerick Business School in Brussels, Belgium. After completing his masters degree Erik returned to Alberta, immediately entered the Calgary real estate market and has since been involved in leasing, acquisitions, dispositions and new construction activity.
Through Erik’s specialized experience, he has gained a wide-ranging understanding of both the Calgary market and the underlying issues facing both tenants and landlords. Erik’s experience and education allows him to provide extremely effective advice and due diligence consulting to all his clients.
Outside of the office, Erik is an executive with his rugby club and volunteers with several not-for-profit organizations. Erik has extensive overseas experience including interning with the World Wildlife Fund in Nepal and riding his bicycle from Cairo, Egypt to Cape Town, South Africa.
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.
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.
February 2015, Cassandra joined the Barclay Street Team in the capacity of Administrative Assistant. Her primary focus in database management and broker support encouraged her transition to the Suburban and Beltline Office Leasing Team. With a BBA in Marketing and General Management and a minor in Financial Services, Cassandra brings a breadth of perspective and outside-the-box thinking to the team. As a Leasing Assistant, Cassandra’s primary efforts are creating a branding and marketing strategy for her team, providing support in documentation execution and focusing on Landlord representation.
With a strong business analysis background and 15 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.