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Current Responsibilities

Benoît Egan, C.App., currently serves as Senior Vice President in the Advisory and Appraisal Services division in the JLL's Downtown Montréal office.  
Renonwn professional in the real estate industry, Mr. Egan has various areas of expertise such as real estate valuation and advisory, negotiation of real estate financing transactions, real estate litigations of all kinds as well as management and strategic planning of real estate portfolios.

Mr. Egan specializes in real estate development, due diligence and litigation reviews and economic studies. He was also involved in important international mandates in the United States and in Europe.

With more than 45 years of experience in real estate, Mr. Egan is a member of the Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec and of Appraisal Institute of Canada.

Considered as an engaged professional, he is renonwn by his peers for his conferences and publications such as the GST and real estate on its initial implementation, property tax, sustainable development and its impact on real estate, the Uniform Standard Professional Appraisal Practice standards and indemnities pertaining to specific First Nation claims.

Experience

Mr. Egan started his career in the field of municipal assessment and expropriation before joining a mortgage insurance company as an analyst and assistant manager. He subsequently held the position of finance manager for a major real estate developer, which achieved strong growth. In 1982, he founded and became president of Immo-Consultation Inc., a firm specializing in appraisal and consulting services.

In 1986, he joined Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton as partner in charge of the firm's new real estate consulting department, which is continuing to expand and gain recognition. In 1998, Desjarlais, Prévost et Associés Inc. merged with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

Mr. Egan worked as an Advisory Partner with Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton from January 1st, 2016 to January 17th, 2018.

Education and Affiliations

  • Member of the Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec
  • Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Appraisal Institute of Canada (Quebec chapter), as a Quebec representative (1983-1990)
  • Member of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Board of Directors for three two-year terms
  • Member of the economic development committee of the Institut de développement urbain du Québec
  • Member of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton's management team – Montréal region (2014-2015)
  • In charge of implementing and managing the ISO 9001 quality system (between 2000 and 2015)
  • Member of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton's Management Consulting Quality Assurance and Risk Management Committee
  • Chairman of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton's Advisory Partner Committee for the Western Region
  • Financial Advisory Practice Leader for Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton – Western Region (2014-2015)
  • Fundraising campaign treasurer for the Fondation du Cégep du Vieux-Montréal (2014-2015)

Professional Associations

  • Chartered Appraiser, Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec
  • Appraisal Institute of Canada