Bernard Lawrence

Bernard Lawrence

Executive Vice President, Tenant Representation

Bernard Lawrence is a member the JLL Tenant Representation Group in Montreal. Bernard’s team consists of 13 professionals including 8 brokers with complementary skill sets that work together on a permanent and structured basis. This unique team model ensures clients receive the ultimate level of service by drawing on nearly 100 years of combined commercial real estate experience. The team completed over 400 leasing transactions for approximately 5M square feet of office space in the last five years. Bernard is best described as a consummate professional who consistently achieves precedent setting transactions for his clients. A true tenant advocate, he is known for bringing integrity, an unparalleled work ethic and innovative thinking to every transaction.

Bernard has been working in the commercial real estate industry for the last 18 years specializing exclusively in tenant representation. Prior to being recruited by JLL, Bernard was a key member of a team at another leading global real estate firm. Before working in real estate, Bernard worked in enterprise software where he sold complex enterprise content management solutions to healthcare, financial, logistics and government organizations.

Bernard holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa with majors in finance and marketing and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the province of Quebec. His love of travel drove him to study abroad in 1996 where he attended the Ecole Supérieure des Sciences Économiques et Commerciales (ESSEC) in Paris.

The tenant representation team is actively involved in a number of charity organizations. Specifically, volunteering and providing financial support to the Old Brewery Mission. The team has also been one of the largest participants and fundraisers for Games for Hope and is actively involved in the Breakfast Club of Canada. In addition, Bernard has travelled the world extensively having backpacked in Peru, the Yukon and many countries in Europe and the Middle East.

*Real Estate Broker acting with the business corporation Immobiliers Bernard Lawrence Inc.