Jane Domenico – President and Chief Executive Officer
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.
Derrick West, CPA (CA), Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Mr. West most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer of an international mining services corporation with operations in Canada, Russia, Mongolia, and Mexico. Mr. West has amassed over 15 years of experience in financial reporting, tax planning and compliance, treasury management, business development, and internal control compliance. Mr. West has additional experience in the commercial real estate sector and previously served as the Vice-President of Accounting and Administration for Plazacorp Retail Properties Limited. Mr. West is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mount Allison University.
Paul Harrs, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Harrs most recently served as the President of Paul Harrs Real Estate Brokerage, which was involved in the leasing operations of Partners’ real estate portfolio from Ontario to British Columbia. He possesses more than 25 years of industry experience, with particular expertise in the management of regional shopping centres, the leasing of new developments, and the turnaround of distressed retail properties. He previously served as both Senior Vice President of National Leasing and Vice President of the Central Region for Ivanhoe Cambridge, as well as the Director of National Specialty Leasing for Cadillac Fairview. Mr. Harrs holds both a BA (Commerce) and an MBA from the University of Toronto. He is a registered real estate broker with RECO, as well as a Certified Shopping Center Manager (CSM), Certified Leasing Specialist (CSM), and Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) with The International Council of Shopping Centers.