Bruce Backstom, Senior Vice President, Operations & Leasing (USA)

Bruce Backstrom

Senior Vice President, Operations & Leasing (USA)


Bruce Backstrom is Senior Vice President, Operations & Leasing (U.S.), at MDC Realty Advisors. Bruce oversees investment opportunities, operations and the management of the U.S. offices. With 30+ years of commercial real estate experience, Bruce is known for his strong client relationships and the attention he gives to value creation at every stage of investment. His deep experience of U.S. markets and the management and leasing of office, retail, industrial and medical office buildings is evident in his proven track record of insightful strategy and disciplined execution in maximizing property values.

Before taking his current role, Bruce was Executive Vice President, Operations and Leasing (U.S.), at MDC in Denver, Colorado, where he oversaw U.S. operations. Before joining MDC, Bruce was Managing Director, Asset Services, for CBRE in Colorado, overseeing a staff of over 200 individuals who managed a portfolio of over 26 million sq. ft. He spent seven years as a Senior Vice President at Trammell Crow Company, managing the Colorado Property Management team, and was also a Senior Real Estate Manager for CB Richard Ellis, where he was responsible for a portfolio of over 2 million sq. ft.

Bruce is based in Denver, Colorado, at the MDC head office.