Michael Seetner, CFA

Michael Seetner, CFA

Vice President, Office Leasing

Michael Seetner is a Vice President in the Toronto office of Jones Lang LaSalle Canada.

Current Responsibilities

Michael specializes in bringing technology to the brokerage process to evaluate the overarching impact of real estate on both employees and corporate profitability. His team accomplishes this by focusing on space efficiency, workplace strategy and creating a positive human capital impact.

Michael takes an analytical approach to negotiate business terms with landlords and maximize client leverage to obtain favourable results. He brings a finance background to the role which allows Michael to run complex leasing scenarios for tenants using relocation, consolidation, sublease and termination financial models.

Michael’s key responsibilities include managing client relationships and implementing the creative brokerage solution to meet his client’s unique needs. He also provides deep market knowledge of the Toronto office market, including availability information and tenant movements.


Six years in the commercial real estate industries working in research and brokerage capacities. Previously worked in the Corporate Banking division of a large Canadian financial institution, providing financing solutions to large corporate clients across various sectors.

Representative Clients:

B+H Architects, Barclays, BlackRock, CoStar, Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP, Morneau Shepell, Risk Control Technologies, CSA Group, IIROC, Mitel, Stantec, Zurich Insurance, Shoelace Technologies, Toronto Stock Exchange, Zynga.

Education and Affiliations

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Wilfrid Laurier University)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation
  • Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB)
  • Real Estate Counsel of Ontario (RECO)
  • Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP)

Awards and Recognition

  • SIOR Rookie of the Year Nomination– 2018
  • JLL Rookie of the Year - 2017