Moe Lessan, CCIM, FRI, CRES

Owner and Managing Director

Lessan Commercial Group - Aedis Realty Limited

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

● Over 25 years of combined experience in Real Estate Industry

● Multi discipline hands on experience in acquisition, disposition and rental

● Comprehensive knowledge of real estate forms and contracts

● Strong knowledge of the real estate industry, profession and market

● Thorough understanding of Real Estate Services Act, Council Rules, Board Regulations, Bylaws and Code of Ethics

● Analytical, ethical, professional, motivator with leadership and management skills

● Computer skills include but not limited to MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook

● Working experience with various Operating systems Windows, DOS, iOS and Chrome OS

● Background in computer programming, networking and system design

● Working experience in bookkeeping, accounting and tax consulting

● Involved with organized real estate and proactive with rapid changes in the industry

● Professional communication skills

● Fluent in English and Persian (Farsi)

PERTINENT EXPERIENCE

REALTOR® since 1997

● Acquisition, Disposition and Rental/Lease

● Valuation, Analysis, Marketing plan, Consulting

● Single Family Dwellings, Strata, Lands, Business, Commercial, Industrial, Office

Mortgage Broker (2001-2008)

● Broker - Residential, Commercial, Business, Insured, Second, Private

● Lender - Second (MIC and Private)

Instructor - Commercial Trading Services Applied Practice Course at BCREA

Instructor - Practical Commercial Series VREB

CPD Accredited Presenter – PICPA Vancouver (Philippines Institute of Certified Public Accountants)

PERTINENT EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver, BC, CANADA

Real Estate Broker’s Licensing

Real Estate Trading Services Licensing

Rental Property Management Licensing

Mortgage Brokerage in British Columbia Inter-Provincial

Hotel Valuation

REAL ESTATE INSTITUTE OF CANADA, Toronto, ON, CANADA

Fellow of the Real Estate Institute (FRI Designee)

Certified Real Estate Specialist (CRES Designee)

Certified Leasing Officer (CLO Candidate)

CCIM INSTITUTE, Chicago, IL, USA

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM Designee)

OTHER EDUCATION/TRAINING

Leadership 100, 200 & 300 - Canadian Real Estate Association (Banff Western Connection, Alberta)

Leadership Media Training - VIREB  (Vancouver Island Real Estate Board)

Train a trainer - BCREA (British Columbia Real Estate Association)

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS & LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Chair - Commercial Council, Vancouver Island Real Estate Board -( VIREB )

BCREA Managing Broker Advisory Group

Director - Nanaimo Rotary Club (Public Image)

President — CCIM Institute Western Canada Chapter

BCREA REALTOR® Liaison - Change Management

Director - British Columbia Commercial Council ( BCCC )

Committee Member – Real Estate Commercial Standard Forms ( BCREA )

Treasurer - Real Estate Institute of Canada, Greater Vancouver Chapter ( REIC )

Director - Mortgage Brokers’ Associate of British Columbia ( MBABC ) Communications Chair

Director - North Cowichan Affordable Housing Society

Director - Medallion Housing Society (non-for profit affordable housing society)

Member - Economic Development Commission ( EDC ), appointed by the Town of Ladysmith

Director - Commercial Division, Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver ( REBGV )

Rev. November 2019

2020 Commercial Councillors

Instructor profile

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CCIM announcement

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