Newmark Group Inc. (Nasdaq: NMRK) has tapped Norm Taylor as country head and president for Canada, the global commercial real estate services firm announced Friday (May 19).
Vancouver-based Taylor will be responsible for the Canadian operation of the brokerage, including business development, delivery of client service and recruitment, mentorship and retention of professionals and strategic direction, according to Newmark.
The company describes him as a veteran in the real estate industry, with more than 30 years of experience in sales, leasing, finance and executive leadership.
“Norm’s name is synonymous with success in Canadian real estate,” Newmark CEO Barry Gosin said in press release. “His industry expertise solidifies our commitment to our presence in Canada and our goal of further increasing Newmark's non-U.S. revenues.”
Taylor previously worked at financial services company CMLS Financial, serving as vice-president in various roles. Taylor also held executive and senior roles at commercial real estate companies such as CBRE, Colliers and Jones Lang LaSalle Inc (NYSE: JLL).
“Newmark has firmly established itself as a global leader in commercial real estate services, with an already growing Canadian platform,” said Taylor in a press release.
“The opportunity to create, collaborate and innovate with the firm’s deep roster of leading professionals, furthering Newmark’s commitment to expand in this key market and provide unparalleled client service made my decision to join Newmark an easy one.”