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Real Estate Forum
December 4-5, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, TorontoChairs’ Reception – December 3 – Fairmont Royal York

Brett Miller
Chief Executive Officer at Canderel


Brett Miller has 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and the management of high growth entrepreneurial businesses in both North America and Europe. He started his career with Canderel (1986-1992) and rejoined in February 2019 as its CEO. Brett Miller is responsible for setting the strategic vision of Canderel, the oversight of all operations, 3rd party service businesses and the deployment of the company’s capital in a diverse portfolio of real estate projects across North America. In 2021 he was co-lead in the privatisation of the $5.7B Cominar REIT that was purchased by a Canderel led consortium of investors. Prior to Canderel, Brett Miller was the CEO of JLL Canada. When he joined the company in 2012 it had a small regional footprint with a staff of 150. During his six-year tenure, he grew the company by a factor of 10 through organic growth, the completion of five acquisitions and the launch of multiple new business lines. Through his leadership JLL became a leading national competitor in the real estate services industry in Canada. He held a similar role for CBRE from 2001-2012 during which time as its EVP Eastern Canada he grew CBRE into a dominant real estate services company in the region. Brett Miller received his MBA from INSEAD and his Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from McGill University. His charitable and community activities include board seats on the Douglas Hospital for Mental Health, REALPAC, the McCord Museum Foundation, past INSEAD Alumni Endowment Fund Trustee, BOMA Canada Advisory Board and the leadership of The Defi Canderel.

Agenda Sessions

  • Closing roundtable: C-suite wrap up – 2024 predictions, strategic thinking and thought-leadership