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Cierra Watson

Executive Vice President Acquisition & Development

Cierra Watson is an accomplished real estate executive with a passion for driving growth and innovation. She started her career in real estate as a vehicle counter for Charles F. Watson, and has since risen to become the Executive Vice President of Acquisition & Development at Watson Properties. A graduate of The University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, Cierra took the reins in 2011 and has since repositioned the firm in Downtown Toronto, leading several transactions and putting the company on a strong footing for growth.


With her exceptional leadership skills, strategic vision, and innovative solutions, Cierra is widely regarded as an expert in her field. She is committed to delivering exceptional service to clients and is passionate about creating value through real estate investment and development. Under her guidance, Watson Properties has continued to thrive, expanding its footprint and cementing its reputation as a leader in the industry.

Shirley Watson


With over 40 years of experience in real estate development, Shirley Watson is a renowned expert in her field. As President of Watson Properties, she was instrumental in the firm's expansion into South Florida, leading the acquisition and development of several notable properties. Since 2011, Shirley has been an active advisor to the management team, sharing her wisdom and expertise to guide the company towards continued success. She is widely recognized for her professionalism, leadership, and commitment to delivering exceptional service to clients, cementing her reputation as one of the most respected figures in the industry.

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Jeffrey Brown

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer of Watson Properties, Jeffrey Brown brings over two decades of global investment management expertise to the table. Since taking over the position in 2016, Jeffrey has demonstrated exceptional creativity and insight into company management, successfully enhancing operations by streamlining business systems and constantly improving processes and efficiencies. He has been instrumental in the company's acquisitions and divestitures, and his contributions have led to the firm's sustained growth and success.


Prior to joining Watson Properties, Jeffrey spent over twenty years in leading financial firms, honing his expertise in investment management. He holds an MBA and an ICD.d designation from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto, as well as a BA from York University.


With his extensive knowledge and experience in investment management and his exceptional leadership skills, Jeffrey is widely recognized as an expert in his field. He is committed to delivering top-notch service to clients, and his strategic vision and innovative solutions continue to drive Watson Properties towards sustained growth and success.

Jeffrey Brown also serves on the Board of Directors of Arthritis Society Canada.

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