Andy Puthon was appointed president of Coldwell Banker Canada Operations ULC in September 2013 and is responsible for operations and growth of the Coldwell Banker brand in Canada. There are more than 200 independently owned Coldwell Banker residential and commercial franchise offices in every province across Canada and also in the Yukon and Northwest Territories.
A Canadian real estate veteran, Puthon is well known throughout the industry as a strategic thinker who has a proven track record for franchise growth. In his role as president, his leadership ability, extensive market knowledge and depth of experience in Canadian real estate franchising and operations is focused on growing brand presence in Canada and contributing to the success of the Coldwell Banker Canadian affiliates.
Prior to his appointment as president of Coldwell Banker Canada, Puthon’s senior management roles include vice president of business development and strategic growth for Toronto-based Integra Enterprises, where he led restructuring, expansion strategy and implementation for the largest RE/MAX sub-franchisor in the world. Andy was also the former executive vice president of Brookfield Real Estate Services, where he was instrumental in growing the Royal LePage system in Canada, and led Brookfield’s acquisition of Quebec-based La Capitale, U.S.-based GMAC Home Services and Real Living.
As president of the global brand’s Canadian Operations, Puthon leads a seasoned management team headquartered in Burlington, Ontario. A lifetime resident of Guelph, Ontario, Andy and his family are well known in the community, where he restored a landmark heritage building and was awarded a Guelph Arts Council Heritage Award in 1990.