2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo
San Francisco
Conference Nov 8-11
Expo Nov 8-10

Michel Couillard

Photo: Michel  Couillard
Michel Couillard, CRE
2020 Chair
The Counselors of Real Estate
Chicago, IL


Michel Couillard is the 2020 Chair of The Counselors of Real Estate. As President and Chief Executive Officer of BUSAC Real Estate in Montreal, Couillard has led the company to the highest spheres of the real estate industry through the active management of the firm’s assets and strategic investments. Be it via the acquisition, repositioning and restructuring of assets, property development, construction projects or real estate financing, he has demonstrated solid leadership and continued the fostering of strategic relationships with leading partners. Couillard is responsible for overall investments, development strategies, as well as the management and growth of the BUSAC real estate portfolio. As such, he oversees all business activities in Canada, in addition to the management of assets, plus numerous acquisition and development projects in the United States. He has proudly built successful partnerships with many notable Canadian and U.S. financial institutions.