INSPIRE Summer Newsletter 2020

NAIOP Greater Toronto Chapter Developing Leader members have been busy in recent months. Here's news on moves and deals by your fellow DLs.


John-Bosco Agbasi joined Carttera Private Equities as Director, Asset Management.

Maria Beirnes was promoted to Senior Asset Manager at Fiera Real Estate.

Andrew Dawdy joined Crestpoint as Manager, Acquisitions and Asset Management.

Katie Fasken was promoted to Managing Director at Slate Asset Management L.P.

Alejandro Fuentes joined Crown Realty Partners as Analyst, Investments.

Tim Kennedy moved to his own company, Lowland Properties Group Inc. as one of the Principals.

Michael Salenieks joined Mallette-Goring Real Estate Brokerage in Sudbury, the gateway to Northeastern Ontario.

Liam Sauro was promoted to Vice President – Capital Markets at Cushman & Wakefield.

Gregory Warkentin joined SiteLine Group as Vice President, Investments.



In this section, the NAIOP Developing Leaders Committee features a recent significant real estate deal in which NAIOP Developing Leaders have had the opportunity to contribute.

This quarter, Northview Apartment REIT announced that it’s unitholders have approved the proposed plan of arrangement pursuant to which Northview will be acquired by affiliates of Starlight Group and KingSett Capital.  NAIOP DLs contributed to the deal: Federico Vaccaro and Gabriel Weitz at Starlight Group and Michael Lee at KingSett Capital.


Tim Kennedy of Lowland Properties Group Inc. recently closed on two deals in the Waterloo region, comprised of the acquisition of 607 Kumpf Drive, a 114,000 SF single-tenant industrial building and 151 Frederick Street, a 25,000 SF office building on 0.52 acres. 


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Previous issues of INSPIRE:

Spring 2020

Fall 2019

Special Feature of the Quarter

An Interview with Jennifer Schillaci, Chief Investment Officer at Manulife US REIT.  

Jennifer is an avid reader, golfer, and pub trivia competitor.  Read more, including her start in commercial real estate, memorable deals, and advice for DLs.

Welcome New and Returning Developing Leader Members

April 10 to June 22:

Andrew Boutilier, Cushman & Wakefield

Mark Camuti, Royal LePage Commercial

Cole Cappell, CreateTO

Isaac Chen, Oxford Properties Group

Christine Choi, RBC Royal Bank

Noah Frankel, CT REIT

Maggar Ghali, Morguard

Athina Johnston, Everest Group of Companies

Liana Langley, CBRE Limited

Justin Leon, Montez Corp.

Markus Miller, CBRE Limited

Jake Mondrow, Lee & Associates Commercial Real Estate Inc.

Callie Osler, CBRE Limited

Noah Schwartz, CBRE Limited

Zain Syed, GWL Realty Advisors, Inc.

Ryland Varcoe, KingSett Capital

Daniele Vezzoli, Zeidler Architecture Inc

William Ye, Alberta Investment Management Corp.

David Zahedi Brown, Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation

Zhanhao Zhang, ZZY Property Group Inc.

Max Zhu, First Capital Realty, Inc.


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