About GWL Realty Advisors

GWLRA is a leader in both the commercial and multi-residential real estate industries. Driven by our values of Integrity, Ambition, Creativity, and Empathy, our vision is to be a sustainable company known for exceptional real estate management, trusted advice, and outstanding service by consistently fulfilling our mission to deliver strong, long-term results for our clients. 

In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to:

Report to the Vice President, Asset Management, this dynamic individual will fill the position of Director, Asset Management to oversee an office portfolio located in the GTA  This role will work alongside the current Asset Management and Leasing team in Toronto to ensure that there is an effective allocation of resources required to optimize the management of the portfolio and advance the strategic objectives as articulated in each property business plan.

This leadership role within the Central Region will actively participate in establishing and executing on the strategic objectives and management decisions. The ideal candidate is highly organized with a keen eye for detail, a high degree of common sense and judgment.  The successful person will be a self-starter, a strategic thinker and have a great service-oriented attitude that will continue to encourage constant improvement of services and performance.


Asset Management
  • Act as liaison with internal teams (i.e. Leasing, Property Management, Development and Portfolio) to establish and execute on the property management and leasing strategies
  • Prepare and communicate quarterly and annual reports, budgets, and business plans to GWLRA senior management, Portfolio Management and / or external clients
  • Participate in the acquisition, disposition, development, and renovations of new and existing properties
  • Review lease deal structures and approve tenant covenants

Asset Valuation
  • Oversee the monthly or quarterly internal and external valuation and reporting requirements utilizing Argus Enterprise software

Overall Property Management
  • Work in conjunction with the property level teams and other internal divisions and stakeholders to establish the overall direction of property management services for the portfolio
  • Focusing on long range planning, service benchmarking, profitability as well as a focus on energy management and sustainability
  • Ensure leading-edge policies, procedures and best practices are in place for all aspects of the portfolio, including tenant relations, building operations, construction services, security/life safety, environmental, compliance, due diligence, etc.

Budget and Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • In conjunction with your teams, develop operating and expense budgets for both specific assets as well as the overall region
  • Develop and implement long-term capital project plans

People Leadership
  • Develop, coach, and motivate a high-performance team
  • Build strong relationships and act as a mentor
  • Create opportunities for growth within your team
  • Develop long term strategy on staff development and recognition

External Engagement
  • Represent GWLRA as an active participant within real estate sector
  • Engaging with leasing brokers, appraisers, consultants, tenants, and others

  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience and post-secondary education in a related discipline as well as your proven knowledge of building systems positions you as an asset to our team
  • Strong leadership, communication skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to look for ways we can reduce our environmental footprint will show your passion for sustainability and energy management (ESG)
  • Charismatic and results driven leader that can mobilize a team to action and accountability around a common vision
  • Strong negotiation skill set together with a proven track record of delivering results

What we Offer
  • 3 Weeks of Vacation per year
  • 3 Paid Personal Days per year
  • Up to $2,000 annual Education Allowance
  • Up to $5,000 annual Mental Health Coverage, plus other comprehensive benefits and savings programs
  • Up to $400 to use towards wellness annually to help support your financial, physical, and mental wellness
'What we Offer' section only applies to full-time employees. 

Our Business

Learn more about our commercial and residential businesses, our values, and careers at GWLRA.

Our Commitment to Diversity

GWL Realty Advisors is an equal opportunity employer. It prohibits discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know.


This is a full time position

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