The Firm

Petrus Commercial Realty Corp., Brokerage ("Petrus") is a husband-and-wife boutique investment real estate brokerage firm managing asset disposition processes and assisting in sale negotiations of mid-market commercial real estate assets in Ontario. The firm's power of execution is supported by more than 40 years of expertise in strategic leadership; valuation; market positioning; sales structure and monetizing strategies; access to target markets and offer process management. The primary asset focus is mid-market investment grade and development land sales.

Petrus is also acknowledged for its leadership and effective execution on behalf of real estate clients' accomplishments in sectors of Estate Planning, Not-For-Profit, Trusteeships, Governments, and Religious Groups. Its best-in-class reputation stems from a recognized high standard of governance and integrity and from experience with such organizational cultures that must address all stakeholders' relationships and trustees' fiduciary responsibilities towards the final objective of obtaining the best sales terms for the vendor client within a dutifully and disciplined documented process to account for potential internal audits, external audits and/or stakeholders’ challenges post closing.

Clients appreciate the firm's strategic approach to business. The fundamental work ethic in all assignments is based on a prior strategic analysis of the assignment and on prior due diligence leading to an intelligent and proactive execution of a client approved strategic plan.

Teamwork is a critical execution element at Petrus Commercial Realty Corp. The make-up of each team including external consultants is customized to the assignment's specific requirements and challenges.

The firm is registered and is in good standing with: The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA); The Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO); The Toronto Region Real Estate Board (TRREB).

Pierre Gagne, Broker of Record
Pierre Gagne is the driving force at Petrus. He is a prominent and reputable industry veteran whose career started more than 40 years ago in 1980 with one of Canada's largest real estate institutions. Pierre had subsequent successful eighteen-year career with a national commercial real estate brokerage firm where he earned multiple and consecutive national rewards prior to setting up the precursor of Petrus Commercial Realty Corp.

Pierre's clients are obviously local but an important client segment is international from Asia, France, USA and Belgium. The clients are both institutional and private, including direct owners of real estate as well as intermediaries such as trustees, asset managers, receivers and financial institutions.

Pierre's relevant academic achievements include: Desautel Faculty of Management, McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce: Real Estate Analysis and Urban Planning (B. Comm. 1980); Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario, Master of Business Administration (MBA, 1985); The Ontario Real Estate Association (1985); Retired Accredited Appraiser of the Canadian Institute (ret.-AACI).

Personal References

Oksana Abanto Mehia, Office Manager
Oksana Abanto Mehia's duties include general marketing support such as the preparation of marketing material and client reports; bookkeeping including CRA tax filing, accounts receivables and accounts payable; Information Technology; and regulatory compliance with FINTRAC and with RECO.

Oksana's relevant academic achievements include: The Ontario Real Estate Association 2015 - retired.

Pierre and Oksana's personal interest as a couple are downhill skiing, extended overnight canoe trips, the cottage, social dancing, gym work, reading and travelling.

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