Andrew Bissett is the Executive Vice President and Practice Lead for the Montreal Tenant Advantage Team of JLL. Mr. Bissett's team consists of six brokers with complimentary skill sets that work together on a permanent and structured basis. There is no internal competition and our team culture encourages collaboration and guarantees the best competency and expertise for each assignment.
His role on the team is to provide leadership, support and continuing education to the team. He is also a member of JLL's Leadership Counsel sharing best practices, emerging opportunities, recruitment, retention and training programs with brokerage leaders from JLL across the Americas. Mr. Bissett's primary role is to provide advisory and transaction services to our corporate clients.
Mr. Bissett has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience in Montreal and has negotiated over one thousand office leasing transactions representing tenants. Andrew Bissett is recognized as one of the industry's consistent top performers and has an excellent reputation with his peers, landlords and most importantly his clients who repeatedly seek his advice and service. Over the last 15 years, he has acquired significant experience as a broker solving complex and challenging real estate problems for numerous local and multinational corporate clients. He has excellent skills in strategic planning, project execution and negotiation. Mr. Bissett is a forward thinker who uses market information and industry contacts to identify and forecast trends to create winning leasing opportunities and transactions for his team's clients. Mr. Bissett is a regular speaker at the Montreal Real Estate Forum, for which he has been on the Advisory Council since 2014, and the Montreal Leasing Conference, and is often quoted in industry trade magazines and the press. Since 2013, Mr. Bissett's team concluded over 170 transactions in Montreal for over 2.1 M square feet of office space.
Mr. Bissett has 10 years of landlord experience, having held leasing positions with 3 significant landlords in Montreal; Oxford Properties Group, Koral Properties and Monit International. Subsequently, he has worked for the last 14 years within the commercial real estate brokerage industry. Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Bissett was Vice President with J.J. Barnicke in Montreal.
Mr. Bissett holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Concordia University. He is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the province of Quebec, and holds two esteemed industry designations; MCR (Master of Corporate Real Estate) from CoreNet Global and SIOR from the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.