Salmaan Alvi

Salmaan Alvi

Partner, National Real Estate & Construction Leader


BDO Markham



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Executive Summary

Salmaan is the National Real Estate Practice Leader for BDO Canada LLP, with over 15 years of professional experience in providing business owners and high-net-worth families with accounting, assurance and taxation advice.

As an Audit Partner in Toronto, Salmaan specializes in commercial, residential and industrial real estate development, land development and construction, real estate investment, leasing and REITs.

Salmaan is also certified by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) as an In-Depth Tax Specialist, and provides income tax advice for owner managed businesses and individuals. His experience includes involvement in corporate and partnership reorganizations, tax aspects of sale and purchase of businesses, business succession, estate planning and personal and corporate tax planning.


  • “Economic Headwinds and Canadian REITs”, Commercial Property Executive, April 2016
  • “The Changing Landscape: Trends in the Canadian Real Estate Market”, April 2016
  • Real Estate Monitor, Spring 2016

Professional Affiliations

Markham Board of Trade
Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce
Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce
Canada-Pakistan Business Council

Professional Designations & Education

Chartered Accountant
CICA In-Depth Tax Specialist (Level 2)

Community Involvement

Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation
International Development and Relief Foundation