MONTREAL, Nov. 23, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canderel Group of Companies, a leading Canadian real estate owner and developer, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Miller as Chief Executive Officer effective February 18, 2019. Mr. Miller succeeds Jonathan Wener, founder and CEO for the past 44 years. Mr. Wener will remain actively engaged as principal shareholder and Chairman of the Company.
"We are extremely pleased to welcome Brett back to Canderel," said Jonathan Wener, Chairman and CEO of Canderel. "Brett is a true entrepreneur and has a remarkable track record in growing real estate companies. I am convinced that he is the right leader to continue to develop the Company."
Mr. Miller has nearly 30 years of international experience in real estate and entrepreneurial businesses. Since 2012 he has served as CEO of JLL Canada, one of Canada fastest growing real estate companies. Prior to joining JLL Canada, Brett served as Executive Vice President and Regional Managing Director for CBRE, where he was responsible for growing their business in Eastern Canada. Prior to his role at CBRE, Brett worked in London, England for News Corporation Limited and in Paris, France as Founder, Managing Director of Nestor Services. He started his career at Canderel where he held a number of executive roles dealing in all aspects of real estate.
"I am grateful to Jonathan who has always been a mentor and I am excited to go back to Canderel where I started my career in real estate," said Brett Miller. "Canderel has a great pipeline and strong presence in the market. I am looking forward to working with its talented management team to build on this strong foundation."
Canderel is a leading innovator in Canadian real estate investment, development, and asset and property management, with expertise in acquisitions, leasing and marketing, and construction. Based in Montreal with regional offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver, the company's management portfolio is approximately 23.2 million square feet. Since its founding in 1975, Canderel has acquired, developed and managed projects worth close to $15 billion. For more information, please visit www.canderel.com.