Local Leadership

Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ have merged to become a global leader in commercial real estate services, helping clients transform the way people work, shop and live. 

Chuck Scott

CEO | C&W Canada

Chuck Scott is a respected leader in the commercial real estate industry with over 20 years’ experience. He is responsible for overseeing the Canadian operations of Cushman & Wakefield as the firm’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to being named CEO Canada, Chuck was President of Occupier Services in Canada where he delivered unmatched corporate real estate platform management, global business development, and corporate occupier/investor real estate services to some of the firm’s largest clients. Chuck is a passionate, driven team leader and a talented client relationship manager with proven success in driving revenue and profit growth in the corporate real estate sector.


Michael Caplice 

Executive Managing Director, National Operations & Corporate Development | Toronto

Michael Caplice, Executive Managing Director, National Operations & Corporate Development is responsible for ensuring that the firm’s platform, talent, and operations are aligned with the company's growth plans.  With overall responsibility of implementing national programs that drive high performance, he is responsible for executing strategic initiatives, driving broker productivity, and structuring the firm’s business development activity around key clients. In addition, Michael provides executive leadership to Corporate Development initiatives that are critical to both the growth of the firm's platform, and the unity of national business. Michael has over 20 years’ experience in brokerage and in asset management working for a major institutional investor with international portfolio oversight.

hendrickHendrik Zessel 

Executive Managing Director & Western Canada Leader | Vancouver

Hendrik Zessel, Executive Managing Director & Western Canada Leader is a seasoned professional who is well respected within the commercial real estate industry. Hendrik is responsible for overseeing all operations in Western Canada, including Calgary. He has more than 35 years’ of industry experience, and a track record of building and maintaining one of the highest performing offices in the country. Hendrik began his career in commercial real estate in 1979 and has since held numerous sales and managerial roles within Cushman & Wakefield. He oversees in excess of over eight-hundred deals a year and maintains relationships with key investors across North America. 

Stefan Teague

Executive Managing Director & GTA Market Leader

Stefan Teague, Executive Managing Director and GTA Market Leader is responsible for the strategic direction and performance of all Greater Toronto Area (GTA) brokerage operations including: office, industrial, retail and investment sales. Stefan joined Cushman & Wakefield in 2003 as a sales representative who quickly became a consistent top performer.  Stefan is a recognized leader in the GTA real estate community, a board member of the SIOR Canada Central Chapter, and has been a top tenant representation broker for office and flex office transactions in the Toronto suburban marketplace.

davidDavid Bergeron 

Managing Director & Market Leader | Toronto West

David Bergeron is the Managing Director of the Toronto West suburban operation and a member of the national management team.  As Managing Director, David is responsible for heading up and leading one of the largest brokerage operations in Canada, overseeing 50 agents and their support staff, covering office, industrial and investment, with commercial sales of more than half a billion dollars annually.   

paulPaul Langer 

Senior Managing Director & Market Leader | Toronto North/East

Paul Langer is the Senior Managing Director & Market Leader of the Toronto North/East operation in Canada. Paul has been in the real estate business for more than 32 years and is highly regarded within the commercial real estate industry in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) –  in both the landlord/developer and the brokerage communities – for his ethical sense, honesty and integrity and is generally recognized as one of the foremost leasing agents in the GTA. Paul has received a number of awards in recognition of his accomplishments most notably: the Markham Council Award for Achievement for attracting new business to Markham, and the North York Mayor’s Award for Commercial Real Estate Salesperson of the Year.

bobBob MacDougall 

Senior Managing Director | Calgary

Bob MacDougall, Senior Managing Director for the Calgary office, provides overall management direction  across all service lines including: office, retail, industrial sales and leasing, as well as investment sales and financial services throughout southern Alberta. Mr. MacDougall has been involved in Calgary’s commercial real estate market since 2002, with a wealth of senior sales experience and business acumen, including 15 years with national profit and loss responsibilities in both Canada and the United States. Mr. MacDougall is also a board member and a keen supporter of the Alexandra Community Health Centre, which provides health and social services to at-risk people in Calgary.

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