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 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 differentiates himself by advising clients with a holistic and personal approach, which includes in-depth analytics and consultant-level research to ensure clients understand the implications of changes to their real estate portfolio. Blair brings dedicated work ethic and enthusiasm to working closely with organizations and businesses owners, providing a single point of contact and consistent communication throughout the transaction process.
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 19 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 for two years until February 2003 he has returned to selling full time. Kelly has lead significant fund raising events for various organizations, is recent past Board member of West Island College.
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.
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.
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.
As a retail enthusiast and ever evolving entrepreneur, I have a highly successful track record in both representing retail tenants and implementing aggressive expansion mandates. The combination of a strong set of local and regional expertise’s, with a consistent and comprehensive focus on the details, and a powerful CAN DO attitude. I have proven to deliver the results that my clients have come to expect and more importantly stay loyal too.
David’s career started over 35 years ago in Israel where he owned a successful insurance brokerage and was President and GM of his favorite professional basketball team. However, David saw bigger opportunities in his future when he, his wife and three children immigrated to Canada in 1999.
In 2000, David joined Torode Real Estate and began his career in Canadian commercial real estate. He was later invited to join a group of senior negotiators who bought Torode real estate brokerage in 2001. In 2003, David assumed the leadership role of President, and in 2004 the brokerage was rebranded under the name Barclay Street Real Estate.
In a few short years, David has made strides in growing Barclay Street locally and internationally. In 2007, David added Property Management to Barclay Street’s portfolio of services and the division has grown dramatically in the last few years with properties throughout Alberta, managing today about 5 million Sq. Ft.
To expand Barclay’s national and global reach, David formed a partnership in 2011 with TCN Worldwide, a real estate services organization that serves more than 200 markets globally. As a member of TCN Worldwide, Barclay Street has the ability to service their customers on a local and international level through a network of over 1200 commercial real estate firms. Between 2012 and 2019, David served as a board member with TCN Worldwide, bringing his commercial real estate knowledge to the international stage.
In April 2013, David received his CCIM - Certified Commercial Investment Member designation.
In June 2014, David launched a new venture, Triumph Real Estate Investment Fund. A private REIT focused on acquiring revenue producing properties in defined markets both in Canada and the U.S.A. David is founder and director and is responsible for all real estate matters of the Fund as well as involved in raising funds for Triumph. In mid 2019, David launched Triumph Real Estate Investment Fund II.
From early 2016 to the end of 2020, David co-chaired the Calgary Economic Development Real Estate Advisory Committee.
Currently, David co-hosts a weekly business talk show with Tara McCool on 770 CHQR Radio.
With family-centric ideals, David ensures Barclay Street employees and clients feel like they are dealing with family, not just coworkers or a commercial real estate broker.