Built upon a strong foundation guided by long-term vision, QuadReal’s leadership team is from diverse and complementary backgrounds in domestic and international portfolio management, with skill sets strategically aligned to capitalize on the value add of active, in-house management and emerging opportunities in Canada, the U.S., Asia and Europe.
Dennis LopezChief Executive Officer
Dennis LopezChief Executive Officer,
Dennis Lopez joined QuadReal as Chief Executive Officer in June 2017. He is responsible for the leadership of the company’s professionals and its global investment and management strategy. His mandate is to grow and diversify the portfolio and to ensure that QuadReal continues to deliver peerless service to its tenants and residents and strong returns. A seasoned real estate investment professional, Dennis brings a strong international outlook and deep relationships with global real estate leaders to the QuadReal team. He has 30 years of industry experience in real estate acquisition, development, M&A, financing and investment trusts, and has worked in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Until May of 2017, Dennis served as the CIO of AXA Real Estate, the fifth largest global real estate investment manager. Based in London, Paris and New York, he worked with his team to approve over $80 billion in acquisitions, sales and loans during his tenure at AXA. Previously, he held senior positions in international real estate, including serving as the CEO of SUN Real Estate Group, a private equity firm where he oversaw major investment projects in emerging markets. Dennis holds a BA in Business Administration from California State University Long Beach, and an MBA in Finance from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He currently holds several board and industry memberships, including a board seat with American Campus Communities, and memberships with the Real Estate Round Table, the Urban Land Institute and Zell Lurie Wharton Real Estate Center. Dennis is based in Vancouver, at QuadReal’s head office. In joining QuadReal, he is excited to work with and lead the QuadReal team in its mandate to become a leading institutional real estate investment firm - with properties in Canada and around the world.
Steve BarnettChief Operating Officer
Steve BarnettChief Operating Officer,
In his role as COO of bcIMC, Steve is seconded to QuadReal as the acting COO in its initial startup phase. In this role, he is responsible for ensuring that all systems and processes are implemented according to the company’s strategic plan, from IT to Board table, and that the interface with bcIMC is effective. Prior to joining bcIMC, where he oversees the back office and middle office functions, Steve held the role of Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance & Administration at the BC Ministry of Education, and CFO at WorkSafeBC. Steve holds a B.A. in Business from Washington State University and is a C.P.A, C.A. Steve also has successfully completed the ICD corporate directors program, and is a director on the Parkbridge Lifestyles Community Board. Steve Barnett also joined the QuadReal Board of Directors in June, 2016. To Steve, it is exciting to be a part of a new company with QuadReal’s spirit and mission.
Hilary CassadySenior Vice President IT & Digital Strategy
Hilary CassadySenior Vice President, IT & Digital Strategy
Hilary Cassady joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President IT & Digital Strategy in June, 2016. She focuses on delivering innovative technology to support QuadReal’s Canadian and International Strategy. With over twenty years’ experience in information technology and innovation, Hilary adds a unique perspective from the tech world. Her extensive international experience in Asia and Europe provide a comprehensive overview of digital strategies. Hilary was formerly CIO for two divisions of Danone, the global food manufacturer, where her portfolio scanned 47 countries and led a team of 250 IT specialists around the globe. As Danone’s Sales Director, she developed an e-commerce business model to sell direct to consumers that was deployed worldwide, reaching $500m in sales within twelve months. Hilary holds a B.A. from McGill University, and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. She completed her CMA in 1993. Hilary currently sits on the Board for JEA software, and speaks both Chinese and French. Hilary is committed to providing the QuadReal team with the competitive edge astute uses of technology bring to organizational excellence.
Roger J. ChouinardExecutive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Roger J. ChouinardExecutive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary,
Roger J. Chouinard joins QuadReal as Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary in June, 2017. He is responsible for all transactional, operational and corporate legal matters, including board governance and regulatory compliance. Roger has deep expertise in business and corporate finance law, real estate acquisitions and joint ventures, complex transactions and structures in Canada and internationally, as well as compliance oversight. Most recently, he served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for First Capital Realty, one of Canada’s largest owners, developers and managers of grocery-anchored, retail-focused urban properties. Previously, he was a Partner with McCarthy Tétrault LLP, a leading Canadian business law and litigation firm. Roger holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, a Bachelor of Laws in Civil Law from Université Laval, a Bachelor of Laws in Common Law from the University of Victoria, and a Master of Laws in Securities Law from Osgoode Hall Law School (York University). Roger feels energized to be part of the team shaping QuadReal into a world-class real estate investor and manager that is fueled by the passion, engagement and integrity of its people.
Cheryl GrayExecutive Vice President Enterprise Resources & Innovation
Cheryl GrayExecutive Vice President, Enterprise Resources & Innovation
Cheryl Gray joined QuadReal in January, 2017 as Executive Vice President leading the Enterprise Resources and Innovation Team, providing expertise to the Canadian real estate portfolio in sustainability, risk management, environmental health and safety, national contracting services and property management best practices. Prior to joining QuadReal, Cheryl held several leadership positions in Bentall Kennedy, most recently having launched their Canadian residential property management business platform. Prior to Bentall Kennedy, she worked at several major Canadian real estate firms in senior management roles where she was responsible for office, industrial, retail and residential portfolios. Cheryl holds a B.A. of Economics from the University of Waterloo, and has a Certified Property Manager ® designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). She serves as a Senior Vice President of IREM’s Executive Committee and is the 2018 Secretary Treasurer nominee, the first international member to be nominated to an officer role with IREM.
Neil LacheurSenior Vice President Customer Experience
Neil LacheurSenior Vice President, Customer Experience
Neil Lacheur joined QuadReal as the Senior Vice President, Customer Experience in February, 2017 and is responsible for the company’s overall customer service strategy, with an overarching objective to enhance a customer centric culture into all facets of the organization. Prior to QuadReal, Neil was Vice President, Property Management at Bentall Kennedy with responsibility for management of 16 million square feet of office and industrial property across Toronto and Ottawa. He was also a Property Director at Manulife Financial and Founder & Vice President, Real Estate for Elevator News Network (Captivate). Neil holds a degree in Economics from The University of Victoria and is a LEED-GA. He is currently Past Chair of BOMA Toronto, sits on the Board of BOMA Canada, and chairs its Governance Committee. The opportunity to contribute to the establishment of a vital, dynamic organization with amazing colleagues inspires Neil every day.
Diane MacDiarmidExecutive Vice President Human Resources
Diane MacDiarmidExecutive Vice President, Human Resources
Diane MacDiarmid joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President, Human Resources in June, 2016. She focuses on developing and implementing Human Resource strategies and practices that support and enable QuadReal’s performance and growth. Diane has many years of experience in HR leadership roles and as a consultant to North American companies on issues of strategy, organization design and leadership effectiveness. Diane holds an MBA from York University and a Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Engineering) from Queen’s University. She is a member of the Boards of Morneau Shepell and Altus Group, where she Chairs the HR Committee of Morneau Shepell, and the Governance Committee of Altus Group. Diane is most excited about working with the phenomenal employees of QuadReal to build a truly great company.
Susan L. MacLaurinExecutive Vice President Corporate Development
Susan L. MacLaurinExecutive Vice President, Corporate Development
Susan L. MacLaurin, CFA, joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President Corporate Development in December, 2016. Her responsibilities include building and fortifying an internal and external culture of service while supporting colleagues with the resources they require to represent the company successfully. Susan brings over thirty years’ experience in real estate. Susan was formerly Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management with GWL Realty Advisors, where she was responsible for relationship management with bcIMC. Previous positions included portfolio management with a Canadian pension plan, private real estate development, and commissioned real estate sales. Susan holds a B.A. from Bryn Mawr College, an MBA from the University of Toronto, and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, completing the Directors Education Program in 2007. Susan is inspired by the opportunity to support the dynamic and progressive QuadReal team, a team devoted to ensuring lasting relationships with industry associates, local and worldwide partners.
Doug ReidSenior Vice President Finance
Doug ReidSenior Vice President, Finance
Doug Reid joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Finance in June, 2016. He leads the company’s Finance and Accounting group, and as a member of the initial launch team, he has been focused on overseeing the design and implementation of key financial, data and operational business processes for the new entity. Prior to joining QuadReal, Doug was with Bentall Kennedy for over 20 years. During his time with the company, Doug held senior positions relating to acquisitions, dispositions, asset management, treasury management and financial reporting. Previously, Doug has held various finance positions with a number of private and publicly traded real estate companies. Doug is an accredited member of the Chartered Professional Accountants Association of British Columbia, and is excited to continue building a new company that will be a leading participant in the industry today, and well into the future.
Stu WanlinExecutive Vice President East
Stu WanlinExecutive Vice President, East
Stuart Wanlin joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President, Eastern Canada in February, 2017. His work with QuadReal focuses on leading overall performance for the office and industrial portfolios in the GTA and Ottawa. Stu and his team also play an important role in all development projects, acquisitions, and dispositions in the region. Stu’s real estate career spans 28 years. He spent the last 18 years at Bentall Kennedy in executive leadership roles, and ten years in senior leasing and corporate management positions at Oxford Properties and Cadillac Fairview. Stu began his working life at IBM with 6 years in sales and marketing. Stu holds a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University. He is a member of ULI and the National Association of Office and Industrial Properties in Toronto, and has participated in several industry committees through REALpac and other associations. Stu is particularly excited about the opportunity to create a new and invigorated culture at QuadReal, focused on people, our places and the new and exciting ways in which we will engage with our colleagues, tenants, industry partners, and the communities where we work and live.
Mike SnellSenior Vice President Office, East
Mike SnellSenior Vice President, Office, East
Mike joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Office, East in December, 2016. He focuses on leading overall performance for the office portfolio in the GTA and Ottawa, where his team plays an important role in tenant service, management and leasing. Mike brings over 25 years of real estate industry experience. He was formerly Senior Vice President with GWL Realty Advisors, where he held various senior positions within the company. Most recently, he was responsible for the leadership, performance, and strategic direction of all commercial properties in the Greater Toronto Area. Previous positions include Development, Leasing, and Construction with a private real estate development company. Mike holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Oswego State University in New York, and currently serves on the board of Toronto’s Financial District BIA. Mike is committed to fostering a culture of collaboration within QuadReal to collectively accomplish great things for all with whom we do business and engage.
Rob LauerSenior Vice President Industrial, East
Rob LauerSenior Vice President, Industrial, East
Rob joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Industrial, East in February, 2017. He focuses on the company’s suburban office and industrial portfolio in the eastern region, responsible for asset management, leasing and management. He was formerly Vice President, Leasing and Industrial Practice Leader at Bentall Kennedy in the Greater Toronto Area where he held senior leasing positions for the past 20 years. Previously, he held positions at Royal LePage Commercial and IBM Canada. Rob graduated with Honours in Engineering Technology (Co-op) from Sheridan Institute of Science and Technology. Rob is committed to fostering a strong collaborative team environment at QuadReal with a specific focus on tenant service excellence and best-in-class portfolio performance.
Scott TaylorExecutive Vice President Prairies
Scott TaylorExecutive Vice President, Prairies
Scott joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President, Prairies in November, 2016. His priorities are focused on the company’s commercial property portfolio in Alberta and Manitoba, including leasing and property management and growth through supporting development and investment initiatives. He was formerly Senior Vice President of GWL Realty Advisors where he was responsible for overall performance of the commercial property portfolio in the Prairies. Previously, he held senior positions with Trizec Office Properties. Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Alberta, and an MBA from The Rotman School of Management at The University of Toronto. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Calgary Chapter of NAIOP, the Corporate Board of NAIOP, Business Advisory Board of the Salvation Army, and is Chair of the Salvation Army Hope in the City Luncheon. Scott is committed to a strong team approach and creating a great environment for our employees and those in the communities within which we live and work.
Richard MordenSenior Vice President Office, Prairies
Richard MordenSenior Vice President, Office, Prairies
Richard Morden joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Office, Prairies in February, 2017. His focus is leading the Prairies’ office team, which manages over 8 million square feet of office real estate in Calgary and Edmonton. Richard has been active in commercial real estate for over 30 years in Toronto, Vancouver, for the last 14 years, Calgary. Previously, Richard worked with Bentall Kennedy and Beutel Goodman Real Estate Group, where he held positions focusing on investment and portfolio management, and supplemented by transactional experience including acquisitions, dispositions, development and financing of commercial real estate totalling over $2.6 billion in value. Richard holds a B.A. in Urban Geography from UBC, an MBA from The Richard Ivey School of Business, and has completed the Business Leadership Program at Queen’s University. Richard is currently Secretary/Treasurer of BOMA Calgary, a member of the Board of Directors and Government Affairs of NAIOP and a member of Calgary Economic Development’s Real Estate Sector Advisory Committee. These industry positions provide Richard with the opportunity to contribute to policy that directly supports the interests of those living and working within the QuadReal portfolio, as well as communities as a whole.
Don Fairgrieve-ParkExecutive Vice President B.C.
Don Fairgrieve-ParkExecutive Vice President, B.C.
Don Fairgrieve-Park joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President, B.C. Region in February, 2017. His work with QuadReal focuses on leading overall performance for the office and industrial portfolios in B.C . Don and his team also play a key role regarding development projects, acquisition and dispositions in the province. Don brings over thirty years’ experience in commercial real estate. Don was formerly Senior Vice President, Real Estate with Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for the strategy, direction and growth of Bentall Kennedy’s development, leasing and property management in Calgary and Winnipeg. Previous positions included senior management positions in both Calgary and Vancouver with Oxford Properties and Bentall Kennedy. Don holds a B.Comm. from the University of Calgary, and currently serves as the Past Chair of BOMA Canada and sits on the BOMA International Nominating Committee. Previously, Don was a Director of BOMA Calgary for six years and Chair in 2012. He has volunteered on several industry boards including Director, NAIOP Calgary and as past Chair and Director of the Green Calgary Association. Don is committed to customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and supporting the industry though education.
Paul DerksenSenior Vice President Industrial, Prairies
Paul DerksenSenior Vice President, Industrial, Prairies
Paul Derksen joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Industrial, Prairies in February 2017. He focuses on Industrial Real Estate and is responsible for the Prairie region. With over 25 years of knowledge in Leasing, Asset Management and Development, he brings a wealth of diversified experience to the QuadReal leadership team. He was formerly the Development Manager for GWL Realty Advisors, where he was responsible for the development of their industrial business parks in Alberta. Previously, he held senior positions with Verus Partners as Development Manager for Western Canada and CBRE as a national level industrial real estate broker. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics from the University of Calgary. He currently serves as the Government Affairs lead for industrial real estate for NAIOP. Working with governments enables Paul to help create policy that is fair and straightforward for QuadReal assets and developments. A born-and-raised Calgarian, Paul works with the City of Calgary and the Boys and Girls Club on the development of recreational and skateboard parks. He is eager to bring his community-minded outlook to QuadReal.
Chris StokesSenior Vice President Industrial & Office, B.C.
Chris StokesSenior Vice President, Industrial & Office, B.C.
Chris Stokes joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Industrial & Office, BC in February, 2017. He focuses on the investment, development and operation of the company’s office and industrial properties in British Columbia. Chris was formerly a Vice President, Investment Management at Bentall Kennedy. He joined Bentall Kennedy in 1992 as a member of the commercial leasing team, with a focus on downtown and suburban office development leasing. In 2003, Chris joined the investment management team servicing bcIMC’s account, with a continuing focus on downtown and suburban office development projects. Prior to joining Bentall Kennedy, Chris worked in commercial real estate brokerage and articled for a major firm of chartered accountants. Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia, and is a licensed realtor with the Real Estate Council of British Columbia. Chris is committed to helping the BC team to maximize value and opportunities within the region.
Jeffrey RankSenior Vice President Leasing, B.C.
Jeffrey RankSenior Vice President, Leasing, B.C.
Jeff Rank joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Leasing, BC in February, 2017. In this role, he oversees all leasing activity for BC office and industrial assets as well as pre-leasing activity for new developments. Jeff brings 29 years of real estate experience to QuadReal, having most recently held the position of VP of Project Development, Marketing and Leasing with Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for leasing a significant office and industrial portfolio including bcIMC’s 745 Thurlow and Broadway Tech Centre developments. Jeff’s prior experience includes Managing Director at Cushman & Wakefield in Vancouver, and VP Leasing at Bentall Real Estate Services. Jeff obtained a Marketing Administration Degree from Seneca College, and contributes to the ongoing professional development of commercial real estate professionals with the BC Real Estate Association in both a consulting and a teaching capacity. He served on the Board of NAIOP’s Vancouver Chapter as Chairperson, President and National Director over a span of 14 years, and frequently volunteers at the Union Gospel Mission. Jeff values working with a results oriented QuadReal team that will continually strive to deliver strong investment returns to bcIMC’s pension plan clients.
Jonathan Dubois-PhillipsPresident International Real Estate
Jonathan Dubois-PhillipsPresident, International Real Estate
Jonathan Dubois-Phillips joined QuadReal as President of International Real Estate in June, 2016. His work with QuadReal focuses on the management and expansion of the company’s international assets. With considerable international real estate investment experience spanning North America, Asia and Europe, Jonathan brings a wealth of knowledge to the QuadReal leadership team. Formerly a Managing Director of Nomura International, one of Asia’s largest Investment Banks, Jonathan also worked in a senior role with Lehman Brothers in the Global Real Estate Group where he invested on behalf of the bank and its private equity funds across Asia, as well as in Europe and North America. Jonathan has an MBA from INSEAD, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia in Urban Land Economics. Jonathan sees QuadReal as a truly unique opportunity to assemble a global team which will build a diversified, well performing, international portfolio.
Lucy FletcherSenior Vice President International Portfolio Management
Lucy FletcherSenior Vice President, International Portfolio Management
Lucy Fletcher joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, International Portfolio Management in June, 2017. Her work with QuadReal focuses on international portfolio strategy. With extensive global advisory and asset management experience, Lucy brings a deep knowledge of market trends and strategy to the QuadReal leadership team, having been directly involved in over $12 billion worth of global real estate transactions. She was formerly Managing Director of JLL, where she was responsible for facilitating cross border investments and advising institutional clients on international strategies for both debt and equity capital transactions. Previously, she held senior asset management positions with Merrill Lynch (Asia Pacific) Limited and New Star Asset Management. Lucy holds an MA (Hons) in Architectural Design from University of Edinburgh and a Postgraduate Diploma in Estate Management from South Bank University, London. She is a member of ULI’s Responsible Property Investment Council and has served on the RICS board in the MidWest and BC. Lucy is excited to work with the best in class team at QuadReal to strategically grow a high quality diversified international investment portfolio.
Varinder GrewalVice President International Investments
Varinder GrewalVice President, International Investments
Varinder Grewal joined QuadReal as Vice President, International Investments in January, 2017, including active involvement in the establishment of QuadReal since June, 2016. He focuses on building the international business, with an emphasis on Europe and Asia, and is responsible for transaction origination, asset and portfolio management. Varinder was formerly a Portfolio Manager in bcIMC’s Real Estate Group, where he was instrumental in re-launching bcIMC’s international real estate program in 2014. Previously, he was an investment banker at TD Securities, primarily covering Canadian real estate capital markets. Varinder holds a B.Comm. from the University of British Columbia. He is a CFA charterholder and sat on the Board of CFA Victoria for three years. Varinder is committed to ensuring the successful establishment of QuadReal and the unique opportunity to grow a high-quality, diversified international real estate portfolio working with best-in-class operating and financial partners.
Richard J. HwangDirector International Real Estate
Richard J. HwangDirector, International Real Estate
Richard joined QuadReal as Director, International Real Estate in December, 2016. He is responsible for leading QuadReal’s investments, primarily in Asia. He was formerly the Senior Vice President of Alpha Investment Partners based in Singapore, a $10 billion real estate private equity firm. Previously, he held senior positions with J.P. Morgan and Wells Fargo in Special Situations and Principal Investment Groups in Asia and the U.S. He has also been involved in capital raising activities amounting to $3.5 billion. Richard received B.S. and M.S. degrees from Cornell University in Economics and Electrical & Computer Engineering. Richard puts his utmost emphasis on integrity and is fully committed to building it internally and externally at QuadReal.
Jeffrey MungerVice President Research
Jeffrey MungerVice President, Research
Jeffrey Munger joined QuadReal as Vice President, Research in January, 2017. His work focuses on the collaborative formulation of QuadReal’s international investment strategy, working closely with both internal and external research colleagues. With 20 years of real estate research, investment strategy, debt placement and advisory service experience, Jeffrey brings a deep understanding of urban systems, economics, and capital markets to the QuadReal investment management team. Formerly the Director of Strategy & Research with bcIMC, Jeffrey has also worked in senior real estate research roles in the United States with Bentall Kennedy, HFF and Lionstone Investments. Jeffrey has a M.S. in Real Estate & Land Development from Texas A&M University, and a B.A. in Urban Studies from the University of Maryland. Passionate about real estate and cities, he feels privileged to work within an organization that understands and cares about how buildings influence people and contribute to communities.
Timothy WorksSenior Vice President Americas
Timothy WorksSenior Vice President, Americas
Timothy Works joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Americas in February, 2017, where he leads the company's investment and portfolio management in the US and Latin America. During his 26-year real estate career, Tim has been involved in over $10 billion in real estate transactions focusing on new investments and developments in all property types. Prior to joining QuadReal, Tim was Senior Portfolio Manager with bcIMC, where he led the efforts to restructure the firm’s international real estate portfolio leading new investments and portfolio management in the US, UK, Japan, Australia and Mexico. Prior to bcIMC, Tim was a portfolio manager with CalSTRS and Colorado PERA focusing on new investments for each company's respective real estate portfolios. Tim holds a B.A. with a double major in Real Estate and Finance from The University of Denver. He is a member of ULI and PREA, where he sits on the Institutional Investor Council, and has served on the Board of Directors for multiple investment and development companies. What excites Tim about joining QuadReal is being part of a new rapidly growing organization dedicated to creating value for its clients and building a world class real estate portfolio across the globe.
John MarottaSenior Vice President Development
John MarottaSenior Vice President, Development
John Marotta joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Development in February, 2017. He focuses on all aspects of development, design, entitlement and construction, and is responsible for a wide range of projects in the Eastern Canadian region. John brings almost 30 years of industry-leading office, industrial and multi-family residential development experience to the QuadReal leadership team. He was formerly the Senior Vice President, Development, Eastern Canada for Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for the acquisition, design, entitlement and construction of various multi-family high rise and mixed-use projects. Previously, he held senior leasing and development positions with Paul’s Properties Corporation and CIBC Development Corporation. John holds an Honours Degree in Urban Development from The University of Western Ontario, and is a past President of NAIOP Calgary. John is excited to share his experience in and passion for the industry with his colleagues and team members to build a portfolio of enduring quality and distinction for QuadReal’s stakeholders.
Scott DutchakSenior Vice President Development, B.C.
Scott DutchakSenior Vice President, Development, B.C.
Scott joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Development, B.C. in January, 2017. He focuses on all development activities in the western region. Scott brings over 20 years experience in portfolio, asset management and development to the QuadReal leadership team. He was formerly Senior Portfolio Manager at bcIMC with responsibility for overseeing its development portfolio. Previously, he has held senior positions with private developers and a multinational corporation. Scott holds a BAA from Ryerson University and has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and registered professional planner since 2002. He currently serves on the board of the Surrey City Development Corporation. Scott is excited to continue developing quality real estate with strong benefits to QuadReal’s clients and the communities they are located in.
Jeff HydeSenior Vice President Development, Prairies
Jeff HydeSenior Vice President, Development, Prairies
Jeff joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President Development, Prairies in January 2017. He is focused on the execution and delivery of opportunities inherent in the existing development portfolio as well as those for growth. Prior to joining QuadReal, Jeff was Senior Vice President, Development, Prairie Region for GWL Realty Advisors, where he was responsible for all commercial and residential development activities. Previously, he was an office leasing agent with a major commercial real estate brokerage firm. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Calgary, and is a member of several industry associations including NAIOP and the Urban Land Institute. Jeff is committed to a collaborative team approach, creating an inspiring environment in which business partners and employees prosper and excel.
Marc RicouSenior Vice President Development Acquisitions
Marc RicouSenior Vice President, Development Acquisitions
Marc Ricou, CFA, joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Development Acquisitions in February, 2017. He focuses on management of large mixed use development projects, including the Post Office redevelopment in Vancouver, as well as acquisitions supporting QuadReal’s future development pipeline. He was formerly Senior Vice President, Investment Management with Bentall Kennedy, where, starting in 2001, he held various roles focused on commercial real estate development, asset management, portfolio management and acquisitions. During his time at Bentall Kennedy, Marc was directly involved in the development and acquisition of real estate assets exceeding $2.5 billion in value. Marc also previously held a senior position with the BC Buildings Corporation undertaking real estate acquisitions, dispositions and redevelopment of large institutional land holdings. Marc holds a Bachelor or Commerce from the University of British Columbia in Urban Land Economics, and is a CFA charterholder. The opportunity to be part of a team tasked with acquiring a diverse range of industry-leading developments around the world is what excites Marc most about joining QuadReal.
Ryan RobisonSenior Vice President Investments
Ryan RobisonSenior Vice President, Investments
Ryan Robison joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Investments in February, 2017. He focuses on acquisitions, dispositions and the structuring of joint ventures for the Canadian portfolio. He was formerly a Senior Vice President with Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for executing transactions across Canada. Previously, he held senior positions with Parkway Properties (NYSE:PKY), a U.S. REIT. Ryan brings considerable experience to the team, having completed over $3 billion in transactions over the course of his career. Ryan holds an undergraduate degree in accounting from Millsaps College, and a Masters in Real Estate Development and Finance from MIT. Helping to secure the financial future of bcIMC’s clients by sourcing high-quality, long-term investment opportunities is what excites Ryan about working at QuadReal.
Toby WuSenior Vice President Development, East
Toby WuSenior Vice President, Development, East
Toby Wu, CFA, joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Development, East in February, 2017. In this role, he focuses on the company's development activities in the Eastern Region. Toby was formerly Senior Vice President of Investment Management at Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for the asset management and development activities for a number of office, industrial, multi-residential, and seniors properties in the GTA. Throughout Toby's career in real estate, he has held positions across organizations of increasing responsibility and diversity while based in Vancouver, Beijing, Calgary, and now Toronto. Toby holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of British Columbia, and is a CFA charterholder. With development being a significant component of the strategic plan for QuadReal, Toby is committed to unlocking value while prudently advancing projects within the portfolio.
Remco DaalPresident Canadian Real Estate
Remco DaalPresident, Canadian Real Estate
Remco Daal joined QuadReal as President of Canadian Real Estate in June, 2016. He focuses on the company’s domestic operations, including investment, development, and the management operation of the Canadian property portfolio. He was formerly the President and Chief Operating Officer of Bentall Kennedy in Canada, where he was responsible for overall Canadian financial and operating performance. Previously, he held senior positions with CIBC Development Corporation and a private Toronto-based development company. Remco holds a B.Comm. from Wilfrid Laurier University, and an MBA from European University. He currently serves on the board of Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities as well as the Faculty Advisory Board of UBC's Sauder School of Business. Remco is committed to supporting excellence among the great team of people that make up QuadReal.
Carl GomezSenior Vice President Research & Strategy
Carl GomezSenior Vice President, Research & Strategy
Carl Gomez joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Research & Strategy in February, 2017. He oversees portfolio strategy, research and strategic market analysis for the company from both the fundamental and capital markets perspective. He was formerly the SVP & Chief Economist of Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for leading Canadian research initiatives. Previously, he held senior economist positions specializing in real estate and financial market analysis at TD Bank Group, the Royal Bank of Canada and CMHC. Carl holds an M.A. in Financial Economics from the University of Victoria, and an Honours B.A. (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario. He is currently on the board of directors for the Toronto Association of Business Economists and is also a part time instructor at the Schulich School of Business. Carl has spent much of his professional career building the case for real estate as a key institutional asset class and is excited to support QuadReal as it manages and grows its global real estate portfolio.
John PurcellExecutive Vice President Portfolio Management
John PurcellExecutive Vice President, Portfolio Management
John joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management in February, 2017. He focuses on driving performance and growth of the Canadian property portfolio, including investment, development and portfolio management activities. He was formerly Executive Vice President & Portfolio Manager of Bentall Kennedy, responsible for overall portfolio performance and asset management activities of the commercial and multi-residential properties managed by Bentall Kennedy on behalf of bcIMC. Previously, he was a senior executive of a Canadian REIT focused on investment and management in the hotel sector. John started his career as a lawyer with Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg in Toronto, where he participated in numerous leading real estate financing and restructuring transactions. John holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia, an LL.B from the University of Toronto, and B.A. Economics from the University of Saskatchewan. Daily, he is inspired by and feels privileged to be working with QuadReal’s talented team of dedicated professionals.
Anthony LanniSenior Vice President Residential
Anthony LanniSenior Vice President, Residential
Anthony Lanni joined QuadReal as Senior Vice President, Residential in February, 2017. He is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of QuadReal's Canadian Residential and Seniors Housing portfolios, including responsibility for the sector's integrated investment management, technical services and property management functional areas. With demonstrated leadership in acquisitions, development and construction, Anthony brings a deep understanding of markets and design to the QuadReal leadership team. Anthony was formerly a Vice President with Bentall Kennedy, where he led multi-family asset management activities in Canada. Previously, he was a partner with a Canadian development company with responsibility for the firm’s investment and development programs. Earlier, Anthony worked in corporate finance in both New York and Toronto with a global financial institution. Anthony holds an MBA in Real Estate & Finance from the Schulich School of Business at York University, a BES from York University, and is a Professional Land Economist. He values working in an industry where passion and creativity is the rule, not the exception.
John BurdiVice President Residential, East
John BurdiVice President, Residential, East
John Burdi joined QuadReal as Vice President, Residential, East in November 2016. He is responsible for the overall management and performance of QuadReal’s Residential portfolio in Eastern Canada, including the development and implementation of QuadReal’s resident-focused management of the residential portfolio. With over 20 years of residential management experience, John was formerly Director, Residential with KingSett Capital, where his role included asset and relationship management with its JV partners and external Property Managers. His previous positions included VP, Operations with Q Residential, and over 9 years as District Manager and AVP, Operations with Realstar Management, where John managed many of bcIMC’s eastern Canada residential assets. John is a graduate from George Brown College, with a diploma in Property Management, and aims to shortly acquire his CPM designation through IREM. John is a member of FRPO – Federation of Rental-Housing Providers of Ontario and GTAA - Greater Toronto Apartment Association. John is excited to be part of Quadreal and especially eager to play an active role in the growth and success of the company’s residential management team.
Kerri JacksonVice President Residential, West
Kerri JacksonVice President, Residential, West
Kerri Jackson joined QuadReal as Vice President, Residential, West in February, 2017. She has responsibility for the overall management and performance of the multi-family assets across Western Canada. Bringing considerable experience in residential property management to QuadReal, Kerri was formerly VP, Residential, West with Bentall Kennedy, where she was responsible for the financial and operational management of assets in BC and Alberta, including property acquisitions and the transition of new building developments to full operation. Her previous positions included Regional Director of Operations with Revera Inc. and District Manager with Realstar Management, where Kerri managed many of the bcIMC assets. Kerri has an MBA from the University of Windsor, and a Bachelor of Science from Queen’s University. She is inspired to empower and lead a team of real estate managers so that they can be their very best.
Andy ClydesdaleExecutive Vice President Retail
Andy ClydesdaleExecutive Vice President, Retail
Andy Clydesdale joined QuadReal as Executive Vice President, Retail in February, 2017. He focuses on buying, developing, leasing, and managing a diverse portfolio of retail formats, and is responsible for all aspects of QuadReal’s national retail portfolio. He was formerly the President and COO of Retail Services at Bentall Kennedy, where he founded, built, and developed their retail division. Andy holds a B.S.c. in geophysics from the University of Alberta. A highly respected industry expert with 33 years of experience, Andy is looking forward to continuing to instill change in the industry in innovative and exciting ways as a member of the QuadReal team.
Chrystal BurnsVice President Retail, West
Chrystal BurnsVice President, Retail, West
Chrystal Burns joined QuadReal as Vice President, Retail West in February, 2017, and is responsible for the performance of QuadReal’s retail properties in BC and Alberta. Prior to QuadReal, Chrystal worked at Bentall Kennedy in successive roles, most recently as the Retail Sector Lead responsible for the asset management of a $2 billion portfolio across Canada. Chrystal is a graduate of the University of Cape Town (BA), and the University of British Columbia (Urban Land), and holds a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. She completed a joint MBA at Queen’s University and Cornell University in 2010. Chrystal is one of the Founders and the Past President of CREW Vancouver, and continues to serve the organization in various roles. Chrystal is excited by QuadReal’s entrepreneurialism and collaborative approach which positions the company well to seize new opportunities in the rapidly changing retail landscape.
Jay CamachoVice President Retail, East
Jay CamachoVice President, Retail, East
Jay Camacho joined QuadReal as Vice President, Retail, East in February, 2017. He is responsible for all asset management activities related to shopping centres for Eastern Canada. Jay has 25 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, having been involved in various aspects of the business including operations, leasing, redevelopment, finance, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining Bentall Kennedy in 2016, Jay held senior management positions in both public and private companies, as well as actively managed his own real estate consulting business. Jay holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Trinity College at The University of Toronto, and is excited to be part of the new QuadReal team. He looks forward to managing and growing the portfolio to maximize value and opportunity for its stakeholders.