Partner and Broker Luke Mayer co-founded Cypress Real Estate Group in 2010. He is passionate about helping businesses pursue their real estate goals and provides premium, exclusive and independent professional services to his clients. Having purchased, sold and leased real estate in the millions of square feet on behalf of his clients and some of the largest companies in North America, he possesses a tremendous knowledge of industrial leasing and sales as well as land use and development.
Luke has spent his tenure pursuing real estate in Calgary and across Western Canada as an analyst, investor, and broker. In addition to his lengthy track record of leasing and sales of Industrial properties, he has taken a special interest in complex land and development transactions; from 2013 – 2016 Luke orchestrated the nationally recognized Royal Canadian Legion redevelopment project in Kensington, Calgary, Alberta. In 2012, Luke was instrumental in the land sale and development of a $250,000,000 new construction project in East Balzac, Alberta.
Luke is a graduate of the University of Calgary International Relations program, a designated Broker recognized under the Alberta Real Estate Act, and holds an Associate License with the Real Estate Council of Alberta. When not at work he enjoys playing sports and spending time with his wife and two children.
Partner, Senior Associate
Partner and Senior Associate Dave Jorgensen has worked in the commercial real estate profession for over 15 years, most recently cofounding Cypress Real Estate in 2010. A premier commercial real estate firm, they are a leader in the marketing, representation, negotiation, analysis, and leasing of commercial real estate property. Within the company, Dave’s emphasis of practice is on industrial sales and leasing focusing his global experience and knowledge to the City of Calgary and surrounding areas.
Dave has worked for two of the leading real estate firms in the world where before founding Cypress Real Estate, he held the position of Vice President of Industrial Sales and Leasing at DTZ Barnicke and before that as an associate at Colliers International. He has provided his experience and knowledge to international and national businesses, investment companies and a wide range of clients in the industrial sector. His passion for honesty, integrity, and working hard for every client drives his business practice.
Dave is a graduate of the University of Lethbridge and holds an Associate License with the Real Estate Council of Alberta.
Senior Associate Lucas Portwood joined the Cypress Real Estate Group in 2017 and brings with him a strong background in industrial sales and leasing. Lucas worked previously with the second largest commercial brokerage in the world, where he consistently closed over 50 lease and sale transactions a year.
As recognition of Lucas’ achievements and performance, he was awarded with the countries Emerging Broker of the Year honors in 2015.
As a Senior Associate, Lucas has established a strong reputation in the industrial real estate market. Often first in the office and the last to leave, Lucas is known for his high level of customer service, responsiveness and determination to satisfy his client’s real estate requirement.
Lucas is a graduate from the University of Alberta where he completed the Bachelor of Commerce Finance program. Work experience in other positions, including driving truck and accounting, has given Lucas an appreciation for all aspects of business and through his experiences he has developed strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Mark Harrigan is a Senior Associate with a focus in Calgary's Industrial Sales and Leasing markets, bringing a decade of experience to Cypress Real Estate Group. Mark is focused on tenant and listing representation and has earned the trust and respect of the many tenants, landlords and developers he works with.
Mark has recently represented corporate clients that include Canadian Blood Services, DIRTT Environmental Solutions, Crane Canada, The MI Group, Foothills Creamery, Great Western Containers and Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics. Mark has also listed properties or worked with landlords and developers that include CREIT, PBA Land Development, WAM Development Group, Morguard Investments and GMW Properties.
Mark is a LEED Accredited Professional with a Master’s Degree in Environmental Design.
Kathryn is responsible for all office administrative duties and is an invaluable member of the Cypress team.