Peter Kaufmann

Vice President – Sales & Leasing


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Professional Profile

Peter Kaufmann is going into his 17th year as a commercial real estate broker in Manitoba. He spent his first 5 years with Flanders Real Estate and the past 12 years with the Chartier Group/CBRE.

His major assignments consist of multi-family land sales ($15M + over the past 3 years), industrial property sales ($10M +), industrial land sales and industrial and office leasing.  Peter also provides his clients with Opinions of Value for their properties and advises on a variety of other property and business matters.

Before working in commercial real estate, Peter spent 10 years in sales with Silverwood Dairies and Johnson & Johnson and then as President and partner in Kaufmann Foods for 20 years. He graduated from University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts and has further completed courses in Accounting and Marketing.  A sales course with Xerox in Banff helped to solidify his career in sales.

Peter has been a Director on numerous boards and organizations, including The Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers, the Winnipeg Convention Center, the Pension Board for the City of Winnipeg among others.  Peter served as a City Councillor for the City of Winnipeg and ran for Mayor in 1995 and 1998 coming a close 2nd on both occasions. He was also a School Trustee in St. Vital for one term. Peter was born in Denmark and came to Canada with his family in the 50’s, he is a proud Canadian and cherishes his Danish heritage. Peter is an avid reader and still politically involved behind the scenes. He enjoys spending time with family and friends and tending to his garden.

Significant Assignments

UAP-NAPA 80,000 sq. ft. Industrial 20 year lease
2475 Day St. 70,000 sq. ft. Industrial Sale & Lease
1001-1005 St. Mary’s Rd. 11,800 sq. ft. Development & Sale
Portage & Cavalier Retail Sale
Tim Horton’s Build-to-Suit Retail - 15 year lease