Jonathan Olynick is Manulife Investment Management’s Managing Director, Head of Global Leasing in real estate. In his role, Jonathan oversees the Leasing function for Manulife Investment Management and third-party real estate portfolio’s across Canada, U.S. and Asia. Jonathan’s focus is on enhancing asset values over the short, mid and long term by collaborating with regional teams and executing effective leasing, marketing and asset management strategies. Jonathan has also played a key role in leading and deploying the digital leasing strategy across the leasing and asset management platform. He also supports the Company’s corporate real estate leasing initiatives.
Jonathan has over 19 years of leasing and asset management real estate experience across all asset classes with his main area of expertise in office and industrial leasing. Prior to his current role, Jonathan was the Director of Leasing for Manulife Investment Management’s Toronto real estate portfolio. Prior to joining Manulife Investment Management in March 2010, he worked at Brookfield Properties in downtown Toronto. He started his career in real estate brokerage in 2001 with J.J Barnicke Ltd. in Toronto.