Leonard is a Managing Partner with Brookfield Financial, joining the group in 2005. Leonard oversees the company’s property advisory business on a global basis. Prior to joining Brookfield Financial, he was a Managing Director of TD Cornerstone which he joined in 1998 after TD Securities acquired the Cornerstone Commercial Realty the boutique property advisory that he established in 1995 following twelve years as one of CBRE’s leading investment sales professionals in Canada. Leonard has over 28 years of experience in real estate on the investment banking and brokerage sides of the industry.
Leonard’s focus has been the sale of all forms of investment product across Canada. He has been involved in major transactions in almost every province and has acted for clients in the sale of such notable transactions as Yonge-Eglinton Centre, Atrium on Bay, CN Central Station in Montreal and Deerfoot Meadows in Calgary, and most recently in the sale of retail malls throughout Brazil. Leonard and his team assist the firm’s public, private, and institutional clients through property brokerage, M&A advisory and debt and equity financing and, as such, have successfully completed over $20 billion of transactions since 2005.
Leonard is a graduate of Boston University School of Management and holds a BSc in Business Administration Real Estate Finance. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of USDS as its President, and served Robbins Hebrew Academy as its past President.