Natasha has joined the Barclay Street Real Estate Ltd. as a Property Accountant in July of 2016.Natasha’s prior long professional journey involved different finance and accounting companies in different countries: Moldova, Russia and Israel. She immigrated to Canada with her family in October 1998. The first eight years she worked in public accounting companies where she acquired invaluable experience in Canadian accounting and taxation. Through this experience she built strong skills and solid foundation that is required to work with small businesses. Natasha’s cumulative accounting experience in Canada is over 20 years.
Natasha earned 2 bachelor degrees in Finances/Economics and in Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Moldova. Her education was recognized in both Israel and Canada. Since then she has completed numerous accounting related programs/courses in Israel (graduated as an accountant from H.I.S.G College -Tel Aviv) and Canada (SAIT).
In her spare time Natasha enjoys spending time with her family and her pets. She loves traveling and has a passion for arts: literature, music, painting and theatre.
As a licensed commercial real estate agent, Emily has delivered exceptional value to her clients through her focus and professionalism.
Since joining Barclay Street in 2018 and obtaining her commercial real estate license in 2019, Emily has quickly established herself as a skilled and reliable real estate professional who has experience in industrial sales, leasing, subleasing, and land sales.
Her clients have sought her advice because of her thoroughness in the due diligence process, as well as her ethics and integrity; she can provide precise and current market information while offering a realistic opinion on what clients can expect to achieve with respect to their real estate goals.
While completing her Bachelor of Commerce degree, she completed two cooperative work terms with Barclay Street, which helped her to identify a strong desire for working in the commercial real estate industry. She joined Jon Mook’s team as she enjoys the dynamic nature of the industry and working with a strong, knowledgeable team that operates on integrity.
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.
After completing a Bachelor of Business Administration at Mount Royal University in 2015, Cassandra Hansen joined Barclay Street Real Estate to work directly with the late Dan Harmsen. Over the last 7 years, Cassandra has continually taken on more and more responsibility and most recently has been promoted to a Senior Associate position. Cassandra has continued to manage and grow the Calgary Beltline and Suburban Leasing Division of Barclay Street as an expert in this specialization, while being focussed on tenant and landlord representation. She has played an integral part in sourcing, negotiating and closing of over 400,000 sq. ft. of leased space in her career.
Building on the relationships and previous success of the late Dan Harmsen, Cassandra has established herself as a trusted leader in this field.
Kris joined Barclay Street in the spring of 2013 as an Associate for the Downtown Leasing team, became Associate Vice President in 2019 and Vice President in 2020.
Kris immigrated to Canada in 2004 from Shanghai, China. Kris has been gaining experience in various aspects of the real estate business to best guide and advise clients since 2007. He was engaged in operating a real estate consortium which specialized in property acquisition and sales. Kris was partnered with a team of investors to purchase properties for the purpose of improving and reselling them at a profit, and maximize cash flow rentals.
Real estate Investing is Kris's passion. Kris endeavours to provide his clients with meaningful solutions to their problems by developing a thorough understanding of their needs.
Outside of work, Kris enjoys regular boxing training, hiking during the summer and snowboarding during the winter. He is also an avid auto racing enthusiast.
Allan Jones joined Barclay Street Real predecessor, Torode Realty, in 1987 after graduating from the University of Calgary with a degree in Economics. He became an original partner in February 2001 when Torode was sold to Barclay Street.
Allan specializes in downtown office leasing and has represented tenants/subtenants and landlords/sublandlords in over 2.8 million square feet of leasing transactions.
Although Allan deals with numerous large tenants in the marketplace, his specialty over the past 30 years is an Exclusive Listing Agent. He has listed dozens of downtown buildings and sublease assignments over the years with tremendous success. Allan has never lost a listing due to non-performance.
In his spare time, Allan enjoys spending time with his family and travelling. As an avid sports fan, Allan plays hockey in the winter and golf in the summer.
Steve Kuehner comes to Barclay Street with an extensive background in Marketing and Business Development within the Oil and Gas industry, Steve’s experience in Property Management was in 2001-2008 and has recently completed his Real Estate Licensing in Property Management. Steve comes to Barclay Street with a true Team attitude, asks lots of questions and his customer service expertise will take us places.
Nicky joined Barclay Street in the spring of 2021 and assists the Suburban, Beltline, and Downtown Office Leasing teams in the creation of marketing material, legal documentation, research, and listing database management.
Nicky comes with an intensive Insurance background working as a licensed Broker and Claims Adjuster until 5 years ago where she transitioned to an Administration position with a major agricultural company.
On her spare time Nicky spends her time with her husband and two kids where they enjoy the comforts of their lake community.
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.