Board of Trustees
C. Ian Ross (Chairman)
Mr. Ross held various positions at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario from 1997 to September 2003. Most recently he held the position of Senior Director, Administration in the Dean’s Office and was also Executive in Residence for the School’s Institute for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Growth. He has served as Governor, President and CEO of Ortech Corporation; Chairman, President and CEO of Provincial Papers Inc.; President and CEO of Paperboard Industries Corp.; as a trustee and chairman of Menu Food Income Fund from June 2007 to November 2010; as a corporate director and chairman of Pet Valu, Inc. from 2003 to 2009; and as a director Ontario Power Generation from December 2003 to April 2014. Mr. Ross currently serves as a director and chairman of Cathay Forest Product Corp., GrowthWorks Canadian Fund Ltd., and GrowthWorks Commercialization Fund Ltd. Mr. Ross also serves as a director of Clearford Water Systems Inc. and the Nuclear Waste Management Organization. He is also a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Mr. Kimberley is a corporate director. He retired in 2014 from CIBC World Markets Inc. following a 30-year career in real estate investment banking. He presently serves on the boards of Orlando Corporation (Audit, Investment and Workplace Safety Committees) and First Capital Realty Inc. (Audit and Compensation & Governance Committees). He also serves on the board of the Ontario Science Centre (Development and Government Relations Committees) and previously served on the board of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in various capacities, including a term as Board Chair. Mr. Kimberley graduated from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and from University of Toronto with a Masters, Business Administration degree.
Mr. Simon Nyilassy is the founder and CEO of Marigold & Associates Inc., a senior housing development company. He was President and Chief Executive Officer of Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. from 2011 until 2015. Mr. Nyilassy has extensive experience as a real estate executive and leader with an in-depth understanding of capital and real estate markets. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Nyilassy served as President and Chief Executive Officer (and as a trustee from 2003 to 2011) of Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust. Prior to that, Mr. Nyilassy served as Executive Vice-President of Finance and Administration of Smartcentres Group of Companies from 2000 to 2005. Mr. Nyilassy obtained an Honours Bachelor of Engineering Science degree from the University of Warwick and is a designated Chartered Professional Accountant.
Mr. Anthony is President of privately-held Binscarth Holdings LP, and previously held executive positions with its predecessor entities. Binscarth Holdings LP owns and manages over 3 million sq. ft. of industrial, medical, office and other properties in the GTA and surrounding areas. Mr. Anthony has more than 35-years of experience in commercial real estate with extensive experience owning, managing and developing a broad range of investment properties including industrial, retail plazas, retirement homes, office and medical buildings and has also been a licensed commercial realtor focused on diversified investment properties across Southern Ontario.
Jane Domenico is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the REIT. Ms. Domenico was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in July 2015. Prior to such appointment, Ms. Domenico held the positions of acting Chief Executive Officer of the REIT between May, 2014 and July, 2015, Chief Operating Officer of the REIT between February, 2014 and July, 2015. and Vice President of Asset Management between May 2013 and February, 2014. Ms. Domenico possesses more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. This experience includes management of more than $13 billion in retail assets, as well as responsibility for more than $1.5 billion in development capital investments and more than $500 million in operating capital expenditures. Ms. Domenico has significant experience with Canada’s largest pension fund developers working for Ivanhoe Cambridge and Oxford Properties. While with Ivanhoe Cambridge, Ms. Domenico was the company’s representatives for joint venture projects with Cadillac Fairview and Oxford. While with Oxford, Ms. Domenico performed asset management for Primaris REIT. She has also worked as a third party advisor alongside some of the nation’s largest pension fund real estate investors, notably the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Greystone Management. Ms. Domenico holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McMaster University.