McGill specializes in investment sales and commercial real estate services in the greater Montreal region and was founded by Mickael Chaput and Michael Dermer, who will join Marcus & Millichap along with investment professionals Naomi Faraj, Louis Hoppenheim and Phillipe Marcotte.
“McGill is an exciting acquisition for us as we continue to expand our platform in Canada to best serve our clients in Quebec. This transaction immediately establishes our presence in Montreal with top producers who share our philosophy of superior client service and culture,” stated Hessam Nadji, president and CEO of Marcus & Millichap. “Acquiring McGill is illustrative of our ongoing efforts to actively deploy our capital and deepen our presence across key growth markets such as Canada.”
New leader joins from Sun Life
Former Sun Life Investment Management managing director Thierry Lessoil has been named regional manager of the new office, which will complement Marcus & Millichap’s existing Canadian offices in Toronto and Vancouver.
“Thierry’s expertise as an organizational leader and his real estate investment experience and deep knowledge of the greater Montreal region make him a strong fit to support the expansion of our platform in Canada,” stated J.D. Parker, Marcus & Millichap senior vice president and Northeastern division manager. “Thierry will be a great ambassador for our uniquely collaborative property marketing system and full suite of real estate investment services as we further build out our platform to better service our clients’ needs throughout North America.”