Raphael Yau is a Senior Associate within the Investment Division. Raphael comes to Cushman & Wakefield Edmonton from an investment advisory background with RBC Royal Bank. He works in the area of multifamily/apartment sales.
Raphael joined the team at Cushman & Wakefield Edmonton in 2002 and has acquired much in-depth market expertise. Personally, Raphael has already sold over 3000 units (in excess of $250 million) in the time that he has been with Cushman & Wakefield Edmonton.
Since 1996, Raphael had worked for RBC Royal Bank, and as an Investment & Retirement Planner in Edmonton, until joining Cushman & Wakefield Edmonton in 2002. Previously as a Certified Financial Planner, Raphael had done extensive analysis and projections on the economic and market conditions and has utilized these skills toward recommending and implementing investment strategies to many households and business investors.
In the past, Raphael has enjoyed working in the community and has been an active fundraiser for the United Way organization and the SPCA. In his spare time he enjoys mountain biking, soccer and golf. “I really enjoy dealing with people from all aspects of life and I believe that you can learn something from every person you encounter.” His investment experience and relationship development skills complement the Multifamily Team.
Raphael received a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Economics from the University of Alberta, is fluent in both English and Cantonese (spoken) and has been a real estate associate specializing in multifamily property sales since 2002. From 2008 through the present, Raphael serves on the Board of Directors for the Alberta Residential Landlord Association (ARLA). He is married to Tracey since 2001, with two children, Sydney and Ella.