Tara Piurko

Tara Piurko
Partner, Municipal, Planning & Land Development Group, Miller Thomson LLP

CREW Network President


Tara Piurko is a Partner in the Municipal, Planning & Land Development Group in the Canadian law firm of Miller Thomson LLP.

Tara has over 15 years of experience in the CRE industry. In 2017, Tara was selected by her peers for inclusion in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada for her work in Municipal Law. Tara has been a member of Toronto CREW since 2007 and has held various leadership positions since 2009. She was elected to Toronto CREW’s Board of Directors in 2012 and served as Chapter President in 2014, prior to her appointment as Director on the 2016 CREW Network Board. Tara is a member of several industry organizations and associations including the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Building Industry and Land Development Association in Toronto, the Canadian Property Tax Association, NAIOP and the Municipal Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. She is a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and in 2016 was selected as a member of ULI Toronto’s Women’s Leadership Initiative Championship Team. Tara has a law degree that she earned concurrently with a Master of Urban and Regional Planning degree from Queen’s University. Her hobbies are being a true Canadian hockey mom to her son and daughter, getting as involved (as time permits) with her kids’ school, and enjoying life with her family and friends.