Erik Charton is a Senior Vice President and team leader of the Industrial Services Group at Jones Lang LaSalle in Montreal, Quebec. His role on the team is to provide leadership, corporate development and support. Erik’s primary role is to provide advisory and transaction services. His priority and direction is focused on “Clients First”!
Erik has over 29 years of commercial real estate experience in Montreal and Eastern Canada, providing corporate real estate advisory services to over one thousand tenants, owners and investors throughout his career. Erik’s strengths include multi-market corporate strategy, negotiation, site selection/disposition work, sale-leasebacks and build-to-suits. He has a wide range of transaction activity both in industrial and office leasing.
Over the past five years, Erik has leased, sold or developed more than 12,000,000 square feet of industrial and office real estate, valued at more than $150,000,000.
In addition to twenty-six years in commercial brokerage, Erik spent three years working as Senior Vice-President of Construction and Development with one of Québec’s largest commercial contractors. This experience has been invaluable in situations involving land development, building re-development and in design build projects.
Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Erik was Senior Vice President with DTZ Barnicke in Montreal.
Education, Affiliations and Community
Erik is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the province of Québec, and holds an esteemed industry designation: SIOR from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. The SIOR professional designation is bestowed upon a small percentage of active commercial real estate brokers in Canada, the United States and abroad. Exceptional ethical standards, consistently high transaction volumes and recognized experience levels are prerequisites 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 is passionately committed to his role on the Board of Directors of the Starlight Children’s Foundation (Québec) and that 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 Gehrigs Disease) Society of Québec.
- 2007 DTZ Barnicke “Award of Excellence” for years of consistent success with the company
- 2012 Largest Member to Member Office Deal of the Year - SIOR
Areas of Practice
- Tenant Representation
- Distribution & Logistics
- Corporate Services
- Brokerage Management
360,239 sq. ft.
Erik represented Mega Brands Inc.
Stéphane represented Mega Brands Inc.
Lachine, QC, Canada - December 18, 2015
CBRE Limited for Canada
817,000 sq. ft.
Ramsay represented Hickmore Properties Inc.
Erik represented Mattel Inc.
Montreal, QC, Canada - December 11, 2014
101,000 sq. ft.
Jean-Marc represented bentall kennedy
Erik represented Polar Plastics
Montreal, QC, Canada - January 1, 2014
Primecorp Commercial Realty
Montreal, Canada - July 1, 2011