News release

JLL Value and Risk Advisory platform grows with two senior hires in Ottawa

Gina Gallant and Sean Robertson-Tait join JLL’s growing team of national appraisers

April 24, 2024

Diana Gavrila

Communications Manager
+1 514 905 5004

OTTAWA, April 24, 2024— JLL announced the growth of its Value and Risk Advisory platform with the hiring of Senior Vice Presidents, Gina Gallant and Sean Robertson-Tait, as key hires in the newly-formed Ottawa operation.

"I am proud to add two talented and knowledgeable leaders to our Value and Risk Advisory platform here in Canada. After opening our Vancouver practice last year with Pedro Tavares and Doug Wong, adding Gina and Sean expands our geographic footprint and sector knowledge and better positions us to deliver innovative, intelligent insights to our clients,” said Dave Black, Head of Value and Risk Advisory, JLL Canada. 

Gina Gallant joins JLL from a Canadian commercial real estate services and software company, where she was most recently a Senior Director. With over 20 years of experience, her focus has been overseeing office, industrial and retail asset valuations. She also has extensive experience in First Nation land valuation, expert witness testimony in federal court proceedings, mediation hearings and local planning appeal tribunals, arbitration and expropriation instructions, along various other advisory and consulting assignments. Gallant will become a leader in JLL’s office and industrial practice groups and will be responsible for valuations in Eastern Canada. 

"I am fortunate to have been engaged in a diverse range of projects preparing me for this exciting role and opportunity. I look forward to bringing my expertise in the office and industrial sectors to the JLL team to further strengthen our capabilities and continue to assist our clients navigate these challenging times in the real estate market,” said Gina Gallant. 

Sean Robertson-Tait, most recently a Director and General Manager at a Canadian commercial real estate services and software company, comes to JLL with 15 years of experience. Throughout his career, Robertson-Tait has provided a wide range of consulting and valuation services for developers, investors, financial institutions and public clients. With a focus and specialization in the housing sector, he will become a leader in JLL’s residential practice group and be responsible for multi-family valuations across Ontario. 

"In a time when the residential sector is receiving unprecedented focus and attention, the demand for insightful, well-researched valuations is steadily rising. I couldn't be more thrilled to join the JLL team as we work together to foster and expand the multi-residential practice,” added Sean Robertson-Tait. 

JLL Value and Risk Advisory is the essential guide to the changing face of real estate values and risk.  Our expert value and risk specialists are here to help investors and lenders identify, mitigate and monitor risk, and optimize real estate values across all sectors and geographies. 2,400+ experts in over 35 countries analyze $3.2 trillion of real estate, delivering actionable risk and value insights, so investors and lenders stay ahead in the market. A global community of sector-based specialists, the team delivers tailored client solutions for your real estate and business asset interests, giving an accurate picture of value and risk across any opportunity.

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