Erik Smith

Erik Smith

Senior Vice President, Tenant Representation

Erik Smith serves as Vice President, Tenant Representation Group at JLL. He specializes in office leasing/sales and national account management as a member of the JLL Toronto North Office Leasing Team.

Current Responsibilities

Erik was recruited by JLL in 2016 after serving as the youngest Vice President in Canada at a global competitor for over a decade. Erik completed his Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Ontario. Erik works on local and national accounts providing innovative real estate solutions for tenants. Erik’s strengths include negotiations skills, strategic advisory, adept management of transaction process, portfolio management, creating innovative financial deal structures and sustainable real estate solutions. Erik holds a professional accreditation from the Canadian Green Building Council (LEED AP – Leader in Energy and Environmental Design).


Erik’s unique knowledge of building systems, site selection and space optimization enable him to implement strategically efficient and effective solutions for his clients.

Select Client and Project List:

Torstar Corporation (National Portfolio of 2,000,000 sf), Factory Mutual Insurance Company (Canadian HQ - 50,000 sf), FaceDrive (Canadian HQ - 25,000 sf), Computer Talk Technology (Canadian HQ - 25,000 sf), Andor Technologies (Canadian HQ - 25,000 sf), Starbucks (Canadian HQ - 25,000 sf).

Education and Affiliations

  • Honours BA – Commerce – University of Western Ontario
  • LEED AP – Canadian Green Building Council
  • Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
  • Real Estate Counsel of Ontario (RECO)
  • Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA)