International real estate services provider Savills today announced that the firm participated in the 2018 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) CEO Real Estate Challenge in Toronto, part of the city-wide Revolution Ride to Defeat Diabetes.
The CEO Real Estate Challenge is the most prestigious event of JDRF’s Revolution Ride day. The Savills team peddled stationery bikes, tag-teaming in 10-minute intervals while challenging competitor brokerage firms and investor companies. Savills Toronto raised a total of $3,200 in support of the JDRF CEO Real Estate Challenge.
The Savills team consisted of Paul Kay, Allen Grinberg, Jarrod Bogler, Paul Wells and Ryan Rudge, and was cheered on by Savills incoming Global CEO Mark Ridley, Savills Vice Chairman and Founder and Head of Canada Stan Krawitz, Mark Evanylo, Ken Norris and others from Savills Toronto offices.
“It was an honor to join Canada’s leading commercial real estate firms in JDRF’s CEO Real Estate Challenge – a rare industry-wide opportunity to team build while raising funds for an important and life-changing organization,” said Krawitz. “We’re very proud to support JDRF and build on Savills support of the organization throughout North America.
JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of type 1 diabetes from people’s lives until we achieve a world without this disease. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure type 1 diabetes. JDRF is the largest charitable supporter of type 1 diabetes research. For more information, please visit www.jdrf.ca.