Aliyah Mohamed | was named chief capital officer and member of the management committee at KingSett Capital.
Mohamed joined KingSett from TD Securities where he spent more than 16 years in investment banking, most recently as managing director, real estate.
He will complain to Anna Kennedy, the chief operating officer of KingSett. Mohamed will oversee equity capital investor relations, debt capital finance strategy, firm marketing and communications and talent development at KingSett.
“Aliyah is an excellent and respected professional in capital markets who brings expertise in finance, business development and a complementary insight into the Canadian and international real estate markets,” he said. Rob Kumerthe president and chief investment officer of KingSett, in the announcement.
Thomas became chairman of the Chartwell board
Huw Thomas is the new chair of Chartwell Retirement Residences’ (CSH-UN-T) board of directors, replacing the former chair Mike Harris.
Thomas is the former president and CEO of SmartCentre Real Estate Investment Trust, where he also sits as a board trustee.
He is a director, chairman of the audit committee and a member of Dollarama Inc.’s nominating and governance committee, and has also held several senior positions at Canadian Tire Corp., including chief financial officer.
Thomas holds a B.Sc., Economics from the University of London and became a chartered accountant in 1984. He is a fellow of Ontario’s Chartered Professional Accountants.
Claxton was appointed to the Allied board
Announced by Allied Properties REIT (AP-UN-T). Hazel Claxton was appointed as a board trustee.
Claxton is a corporate director who served as executive vice-president and chief human resources officer at Morneau Shepell Inc. (now LifeWorks Inc.) from 2013 to 2018.
Prior to that, Claxton spent 29 years at PwC Canada, where he held several leadership roles, including member of Canada’s leadership group, head of human capital and partner within the corporate advisory and restructuring group, a place he practiced for 20 years.
He currently serves on the boards of TELUS Corporation, the University Pension Plan Ontario and Unity Health Toronto.
Claxton holds a bachelor of commerce (honors) from Queen’s University and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. He is a CPA and CA.
Lam moved to Link REIT
Kenny Lam | joined Link REIT, based in Hong Kong, as chief investment officer responsible for strategic investments, mergers and acquisitions and portfolio management. Lam, a veteran in real estate investing, joined the manager in early June.
Prior to joining Link REIT, he was senior managing director, Asia chief investment officer and head of Asia transactions at Manulife Investment Management – Real Estate.
He led the formulation and implementation of the company’s real estate investment strategy and the growth of its acquisition platform in Asia.
Prior to that, he was chief direct investment manager at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, which was responsible for the global real estate investment portfolio.
Lam holds a bachelor of engineering (honors), majoring in civil and structural Engineering from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as well as an MBA majoring in finance from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
McCashin, Stefaniuk joined Genesis senior leadership
Named by Genesis Land Development Corp. (GDC-T). Brendan McCashin its vice president, land development, and Arnold Stefaniuk as vice president, regional planning.
Reporting to president and CEO Iain Stewart, both McCashin and Stefaniuk will be members of the company’s executive leadership team.
McCashin will lead the land development team on construction, marketing and architectural controls. Stefaniuk will lead interactions with public officials, community concepts and planning.
McCashin joined Genesis in 2021 with his extensive land development experience and expertise. He has played key roles in the approval, design and construction of several new communities in Calgary over the past 14 years.
Stefaniuk has been with Genesis since 2000 and led the land development team most of that time.
Bouchard led BOMA BEST operations
BOMA Canada has already hired Jacques-Yves Bouchardan experienced professional with in -depth knowledge of real estate and research, to become director of BOMA BEST operations.
Bouchard has extensive and deep experience in the industry. He recently led research for commercial real estate information and marketplaces company CoStar, where he led numerous teams of up to 50 researchers.
Prior to this, Bouchard led the Colliers team to develop and launch its national data collection platform.
Moore is now a VP at WWC
Western Wealth Capital (WWC) has appointed. Nolan Moore to be its vice-president, capital markets and join the company’s executive team.
He focuses on raising capital in both new and existing institutional and private investor capital channels. Moore specializes in investment advice on multiple housing and equity placement transactions in Northern California and Northern Nevada.
During his career, he was involved in more than $ 5 billion in transactions.
In his previous role, he was a senior director in the San Francisco office of JLL Capital Markets, Americas, who joined the company as part of the HFF acquisition where he began his career as an intern, then analyst, director and senior director.
Prior to joining WWC, he was the head of JLL’s Northern California Multi-housing Investment Advisory platform.
Local Logic hire, promoting four
Local Logic, a location intelligence provider, has made two appointments focused on product development and partnership growth. Thomas Fortier joined as Local Logic’s product leader, including Dustin Sutton is its new director of strategic partnerships.
In addition, Local Logic was accepted Caroline Shenoda at Carolyn Jang as product managers.
With a decade of product management experience, most recently as leader of new AI capabilities at ServiceNow, Fortier will be responsible for the strategy and operations associated with all Local Logic products.
Sutton is responsible for advancing efforts to provide location and analytics insights into the developed world, and bring new data partnerships.
He has nearly two decades of experience as a real estate and tech entrepreneur and collectively manages over 20 million square feet of real estate including residential, mixed-use, office, retail, and industrial portfolios.
Sutton also founded BCREN (Black Commercial Real Estate Network).
Jang joined the company in early 2021 as a customer success manager, with a background in engineering and technical product management. Shenoda joins Local Logic with extensive product management experience, most recently at Mogo.
Parker moved to a new position at Westbank
Tyson Parker has joined Westbank in the newly created position of VP, experiential development.
Parker is involved in creating live and virtual experiences on Westbank projects, establishing entertainment strategies covering art, culture, music, food, retail and design. His first focus was on Mirvish Village in Toronto.
Formerly the head of artist and music industry relations at Bell Media, Parker has managed key relationships within the artist and talent community as well as the broader Canadian music industry for Bell Media’s portfolio of TV, radio, and digital brands.
Prior to that, Parker was vice-president, corporate communications and media and artist relations for Universal Music Canada.
CBRE added Betman to the client services team
Elina Betman joined CBRE Investment Management as senior director on the client solutions team.
Betman, who has 15 years of experience in the investment industry, joined the firm from TD Asset Management, where he served as vice-president, alternative investments. Before that, he was with the Watson Towers.
A CFA, Betman holds a B.Comm in finance from McGill University. She is fluent in English and French.
MacLeod associate VP at NAI
Marshall MacLeod joined NAI Commercial as an associate vice-president, bringing 25 years of experience in both land development and investment properties.
Marshall was formerly head of Western Canada land sales for another national commercial real estate company for 10 years and has always been one of the leading performers in residential property development and a leader for recreational property throughout British Columbia.