Michael Cowie is a Founding Principal of Cowie Capital Partners and a former Executive Vice President and early principal at Colliers International and its predecessor firm in Toronto, Leasco Realty. Mike has a long history of success for clients in his care through decades of real estate cycles since 1980. Along with his brother, Mark Cowie, Mike co-founded Cowie Capital Partners Inc. to act as a platform for operating and co-investing in value add real estate projects at home in Canada, and abroad. Cowie Capital’s stable operating portfolio acts as a source of cashflow for more complex, high risk developments and joint venture projects which Mike and Mark actively oversee daily. Mike’s experience includes successful negotiations in transactions in millions of square feet of office leasing and significant equity acquisitions and depositions on behalf of co-investment groups and other institutional investors. Mike has experience with all asset classes including land development, industrial, residential, retirement and private equity investments in health care, technology and others.
Mike is a graduate of Ivy Business School in London, ON (HBA 1980).