Real estate appraiser by training, Mr. Magnan has worked in the real estate field for thirty-eight years. He has been teaching real estate appraisal, real estate finance and real estate development at UQAM since 1986. He was successively director of mortgage investments at Crédit Foncier, director of mortgage and real estate investments at ABRPCUM, director of the real estate company SOLIM, then Director of Gestion Montim.
He advises financial institutions and pension funds on investment, placement and real estate development. He has been a collaborator of the SITQ Chair in Real Estate at UQAM since its foundation more than 15 years ago.