Our Team
The GTA Industrial Team, Toronto’s Commercial Specialists, realizes that our clients’ real estate needs are based on understanding, knowledge and influence.

Our comprehensive three-step methodology, which converts ideas into action through detailed planning and execution, has been meticulously designed to achieve successful results on our clients’ behalf.

Step 1: Establishing Needs & Objectives
Detailed Needs Analysis Discussions

Step 2: Identifying Solutions
Uncover Viable Solutions and Implement Critical Path Timeline

Step 3: Negotiation & Implementation
Leverage Relationships to secure a winning agreement and expedite the deal.

We provide ongoing focus, support and guidance throughout the complete process, and earn our clients’ loyalty and trust through integrity, service excellence, creativity, enjoyment and the drive to make it happen.

With over 50 years of combined experience in Commercial Real Estate, we offer a variety of expertise which unites to deliver the most strategic and leading-edge program available.

Peter A. Schmidt, B.A.A [ email ]
Executive Vice President
GTA Industrial Team

Experience / Highlights
Twenty years’ real estate brokerage and senior management experience
- Founder of LOOPNET CANADA INC., a national commercial real estate research firm
- Peter has been an innovative leader in his field and has achieved the following accolades:
- 4 times top 20 in Canada,
- Top 12 in Canada, 1995,
- 7 times top 10 in the North East GTA market place

In the role of Executive Vice President, Peter is a member of the Business Development Committee of DTZ Barnicke.

Peter’s career brokerage performance statistics and Record of Client Service:
- 928 Transactions
- 23,880,256 sq ft sold/leased
- $1,670,700,766 in total deal transaction value

As a consistent top performer in the field, and a four-term member of the Richmond Hill Development Board of Directors, Peter has developed a client portfolio that includes:

Chris Denda [ email ]
Vice President
GTA Industrial Team

Experience / Highlights
- Seven Years of Corporate Real Estate Brokerage Experience.
- Concentrating in Industrial, Office, Land and Capital Markets applications
- A consistent member of DTZ Barnicke’s “Chairman Circle”, a designation given to the company’s top performers on an annual basis

Chris is part of the six member Corporate Real Estate Services team at DTZ Barnicke Limited. As Director, Chris is responsible for account and transaction management involving transactions roughly between 30,000 - 300,000 sq ft and deal values between $2,000,000 - $30,000,000.

Chris graduated with a Bachelor in Business Administration with honours from the University of Western Ontario. In addition to an active Real Estate Career, Chris publishes a real estate and business column with the Toronto Star’s Eye Weekly Magazine.

Sara Hagerman [ email ]
Senior Business Coordinator
GTA Industrial Team

Sara graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, majoring in Economics. With 12 years of experience in the Financial Services sector, she brings to the team a commitment to quality customer service, and dedication to helping achieve the real estate needs of our clients.

Sara is responsible for the daily planning, operation and implementation of the GTA Industrial Group’s brokerage, marketing, listing and transaction completion effort.

Sara’s high energy, strong work ethic, attention to detail and extensive client relationship skills allows her to add significant value to our clients throughout the real estate process.

Daniel Hubert [email]
GTA Industrial Team

Experience / Highlights
- Joined DTZ Barnicke as a member of the GTA Industrial Team in 2007
- Studied sociology at the University of Toronto
- Currently involved in all aspects of the Team’s activity with an emphasis on research and business development

As a new member of the GTA Industrial Team, Daniel is actively involved in the key areas of research, business development and transaction management. He also participates in the Elite Mentoring Program, providing primary support for senior agents. Daniel’s experience, strong analytical skills and his extensive commitment to customer service have made him a valuable addition to the DTZ Barnicke Team.

For Leading Edge Solutions and Expertise… Contact Peter Schmidt at 416-449-1710    

1595 - 16th Avenue, Suite 201
                    Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 3N9
                    tel. 416.449.1710
fax 905.940.9557