Matt Picken

Matt Picken

JLL  |  Executive Vice President, Managing Director, Capital Markets

Toronto, Ontario

Leadership Position: Board of Directors

Involvement: Board Member

Chapter: NAIOP Greater Toronto

Matt is the National Practice Lead for JLL’s Capital Markets division, where he is responsible for the origination and execution of investment transactions across Canada, with a focus on the Greater Toronto Area. With over 18 years’ experience in commercial real estate, Matt has worked for many of North America’s leading investors, comprising REITs, corporations and institutions, advising on many of the largest development and income property transactions completed in Canada. Over his career, Matt has been involved in close to $10 billion of transactions, spanning office, industrial, retail and land.

Prior to joining JLL, Matt was a Partner at Brookfield Financial, and also held the position of Vice President with RBC’s Capital Markets group in Toronto.

Matt was the President of the Greater Toronto NAIOP Board in 2014, and has been involved in several Canadian charities, including the Canadian Diabetes Association, Big Brothers of Toronto, JDRF, Prostate Cancer Canada and most recently Covenant House.