Leasing Team

Our Leasing Team and the Company’s Senior Managers have spent their entire careers in the real estate industry, with many beginning their profession at Orlando Corporation, where they remain to this day. This breadth and depth of experience is unparalleled in any other Canadian real estate development firm.

BLAIR WOLK, MBA, P.Eng., President

As President, Blair is responsible for day to day management of the Corporation including the development, construction, leasing and management of more than 47 million SF of income producing industrial and commercial property. Applying a disciplined and selective strategy to purchasing under Blair’s leadership, Orlando Corporation has secured a land bank of prestigious, undeveloped land in excess of 800 acres throughout the GTA. Blair is a professional engineer licensed in Ontario and has earned an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.

DOUGLAS L. GARRIGAN, Vice President, Industrial Leasing Mr. Garrigan is responsible for all leasing aspects within the company’s Industrial Portfolio. Doug has been with Orlando Corporation since 1985. His thorough approach to identifying tenant business needs and adopting a progressive attitude toward getting a deal done have established Doug with a reputation as an expert in the Industrial Leasing Division where he focuses on Design/Build transactions and maintaining positive long-term tenant relations.
DAN HYDE, Senior Manager, Shopping Centres Dan has over 30 years of real estate experience specializing in the Greater Toronto Area retail market. His real estate background is diverse including everything from Site Analysis and Strategic Planning to Design/Build and Re-development transactions. Dan oversees the company’s Retail Portfolio which includes Heartland Town Centre, an outdoor shopping centre in Mississauga consisting of over 2 million square feet of retail space.
CHRIS WOOD, P.Eng., General Manager, Leasing

Chris joined Orlando Corporation as a Project Manager for their Construction Division in 2003 where he completed many renovation and speculative construction projects throughout the company’s Industrial, Office, and Retail Portfolios. His transition into the Leasing Division brings with it a wealth of practical experience and a thorough understanding of the company’s operations which is a testament to the company’s philosophy of building their talent from within.

ANTONIO PAPALEO, P.Eng., LEED AP, Senior Leasing Manager

Antonio’s mechanical engineering background and past work experience have proven to be an exceptional asset for the company. Antonio has worked on several complex assignments including large distribution center requirements for multi-national corporations and re-development projects within the company’s Industrial Portfolio.

JON BROHMAN, P.Eng., Senior Leasing Manager

Jon’s previous experience in project management, brokerage sales and acquisitions culminated with him joining Orlando Corporation in 2014. His passion for industrial real estate has quickly established Jon as a reliable team member within the Leasing Division and amongst his colleagues. Jon is a professional engineer, a member of NAIOP, and has worked in the commercial real estate industry since 2004.

MATTHEW KAPLAN, MBA, Leasing Manager, Shopping Centres

Matthew brings his experience working on outdoor and enclosed shopping centres to the Orlando retail leasing team. His previous work across Southern Ontario and Eastern Canada with diverse asset classes in office and retail leasing has prepared him for leasing Orlando's retail properties including Heartland Town Centre. Matthew has an MBA specializing in real estate and has worked with the ICSC NextGen organization since 2012.





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