Executive Vice President, Real Estate BrokerView Listings
Erik Charton is Executive Vice President in Savills Montreal office, responsible for industrial land and building leasing and sales, investment sales, and capital markets.
Prior to joining Savills, Erik was an Executive Vice President of the Industrial Real Estate Services Group at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in Montreal and a member of JLL’s Supply Chain Logistics Group. Erik has over 37 years of commercial real estate experience in Montreal and Canada, having provided advisory services to over 1,000 tenants, owners and investors throughout his career. Erik’s strengths include multi-market corporate strategy, negotiation, site selection/disposition work, sale-leaseback, and build-to-suit projects. Prior to joining JLL, Erik was Senior Vice President with DTZ Barnicke in Montreal.
In addition to his extensive experience in brokerage, Erik spent three years working as Senior Vice-President of Construction and Development with a large Canadian contractor and developer. This experience has been invaluable in situations involving land development, building redevelopment and design-build projects.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
Erik is a member of the elite Society of Industrial and Office Realtor Association (SIOR). This esteemed designation recognizes the world’s top-performing brokers and is bestowed upon a small percentage of active commercial real estate brokers in Canada, the United States, and abroad. Exceptional ethical standards, high transaction volumes, and recognized experience levels are pre requisites for admission to this professional organization. Erik not only holds this designation but is a past President of the Eastern Canadian Chapter of SIOR.
Erik has been a speaker at the Montreal Leasing Conference and the Montreal Real Estate Forum and is often asked to present the industrial real estate market and its trends to company executives, real estate developers, and city officials.
Erik is passionately committed to raising recognition and support for the Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada and was previously on the board of the West Island Cancer Wellness Center. He served on the development committee of the Montréal Neurological Hospital for two years, as well as the development committee of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Society of Québec.