Industry Experience: Niall has over 36 years of experience in the Canadian construction industry. He has held several senior leadership positions in the business. Niall was a Senior Partner at Helyar from 1986 – 2005. Many of his contributions during the time can be attributed to the successful creation of Altus Group Limited, Canada’s largest construction cost consulting and real estate development management company, where he held the role of President of Cost Consulting until 2011.
Positions Held: Niall has a trusted history of success working for real estate lenders, property developers and building owners. He has developed a solid understanding of lenders’ perspectives on real estate financing due to his extensive involvement with major lending institutions both in Canada and abroad. Niall’s experience spans all types of buildings and projects, including high-rise residential, office, hotel, retail, hospital, industrial, seniors housing and long-term care, casinos, roads and other infrastructure. In 2011, Niall founded Finnegan Inc., a Real Estate and Commercial Property Development Consulting Firm. In 2014, Niall co-founded Finnegan Marshall Inc. He has developed a solid reputation built on knowledge, experience and trust.
Accreditations: Niall is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and The Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.
Seminars & Boards: Niall has presented extensively for the past 28 years at seminars for BILD, Insight, Urbanation, RICS and all major Canadian project lenders. Niall has also sat on various volunteer boards including Bishop Strachan School, Canadian Harmony Movement and the Georgian Peaks Club. Niall currently chairs the Building Committee at Bishop Strachan School and was one of the founders of the Harmony Movement of Canada.