Erik Charton, SIOR

Erik Charton, SIOR

Executive Vice President, Industrial

Current Responsibilities

Erik is an Executive Vice President of the Industrial Services Group at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in Montreal.  He is also a member of JLL’s Supply Chain Logistics Group.


Erik has over Thirty-six (36) years of Commercial Real Estate experience in Montreal and Canada, having provided Corporate Real Estate Advisory Services to over one thousand tenants, owners and investors throughout his career.  Erik’s strengths include multi-market corporate strategy, negotiation, site selection/disposition work, sale-leaseback and build-to-suit projects.  He has a wide range of transaction activities in industrialand investment sales. 

In addition to Thirty-six (36) years in Commercial Brokerage, Erik spent three years working as Senior Vice-President of Construction and Development with Reliance Construction, one of Québec’s largest commercial contractors. This experience has been invaluable in situations involving land development, building re-development and in design build projects.

Prior to joining JLL, Erik was Senior Vice President with DTZ Barnicke in Montreal.

Education, Community and Affiliations

Erik is a member of the elite Society of Industrial and Office Realtor Association (SIOR). This esteemed designation recognizes the world’s top performing brokers and is bestowed upon a small percentage of active commercial real estate brokers in Canada, the United States and abroad.  Exceptional ethical standards, consistent high transaction volumes, and recognized experience levels are prerequisites for admission to this professional organization.  Erik not only holds this designation, but is a past President of the Eastern Canadian Chapter of SIOR.

Erik has been a speaker at the Montreal Leasing Conference and the Montreal Real Estate Forum and is often asked to present the industrial real estate market and its trends to company executives, real estate developers and city officials.

Erik is passionately committed to raising recognition and development of the Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada  and was previously on the Board of the West Island Cancer Wellness Center. He served on the development committee of the Montréal Neurological Hospital for two years as well as the development committee of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) Society of Québec.