MANAGEMENT TEAM

SAMUEL BELZBERG

Chairman
  • Founded First City Financial in the 1970s, which he built into a multi-billion dollar financial services organization with offices located across North America and Europe
  • Founded a real estate company in the 1990s which, at its peak, operated 26 real estate projects throughout the United States. Currently Chairman and CEO of Gibralt Capital, Chairman of Second City Real Estate and Board Trustee of City Office REIT.
  • Awarded the Order of Canada in 1989 and Officer of the Order of Canada
  • Governor General of Canada Award

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MARK SCOTT

Managing Partner
  • Over 30 years in finance, including 17 years of international real estate and corporate investment banking experience with Scotia Capital in Toronto, and as MD and Office Head in Hong Kong and Vancouver.
  • Led the execution of over $10 billion of transactions.
  • Worked in property management and was asset manager for Morguard’s national property portfolio.
  • Recently co-led the successful turnaround of a land development & homebuilding company.

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DOUGLAS PULVER

Managing Director
  • Over 26 years of experience operating and investing in real estate and businesses
  • Significant experience and skills gained while at Cadillac Fairview and Trizec – duties included leasing, operations, development and acquisitions
  • Strong track record of generating high returns from acquisitions and improvement of operating businesses in manufacturing, distribution, and service industries
  • Active member of charitable boards and business organizations (YPO)

EMAIL: [email protected]

DAVID KRISTEN

Managing Director, Asset Management
  • Over 28 years of experience in real estate management
  • Extensive proficiency in real estate asset management including acquisitions, leasing, property management, operations, development and dispositions
  • Proven track record in successfully building and overseeing a 5 million s.f. portfolio of diversified real estate for Peterson group valued at over $2 billion
  • Significant role in over $1 billion of property acquisitions and dispositions
  • Extensive experience and success in value add real estate in all asset classes

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RYAN CHAN

Chief Financial Officer
  • Over 20 years of experience in real estate and private equity sectors, in which nine years as financial executive for reputable developers including Anthem Properties and Parklane Homes. Extensive experience in property management, ground up construction and financing for commercial and residential projects.
  • Expertise in structuring complicated and opportunistic situations including cross border transactions involving institutional partners.
  • Responsible for reporting, taxation and treasury management Balfour Pacific and Gibralt Capital. Overseeing projects totaled over $1 billion.
  • Chartered Professional Accountant

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MATTHEW HUDSON

Senior Associate
  • Over 10 years of experience in accounting, finance and private equity with PwC, Tricor Pacific Capital and Parallel49 Equity
  • Assisted in over $1 billion of merger and acquisition, debt financing, initial public offering and restructuring transactions in Canada and the US
  • Expertise in investment evaluation and underwriting, due diligence and deal execution and investment management and governance
  • Chartered Professional Accountant

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JERRY HSIU

Analyst
  • Actively involved in acquisitions analysis, due diligence and asset management
  • Experience includes financial underwriting, property due diligence, deal structuring and placement of debt and equity financing at Intracorp Canada
  • Performed analysis and valuation of commercial transactions totaling over $200 million in aggregate value at Colliers International
  • Chartered Financial Analyst

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