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Management Team

Allied has an experienced and focused management team, led by the following senior executives.

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael is our founder and our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to entering the real estate business in 1988, he was a partner at the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. He is also a Director of Equitable Group Inc. and Equitable Bank.

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MICHAEL EMORY

President and Chief Executive Officer

Michael is our founder and our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to entering the real estate business in 1988, he was a partner at the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. He is also a Director of Equitable Group Inc. and Equitable Bank.

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tom is our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was formerly Senior Vice President, Retail at DTZ Barnicke, as well as a member of DTZ's Global Management Committee. During his 35 year career, Tom has distinguished himself in the areas of commercial leasing, operations and development. He is a Business Administration graduate of Algonquin College specializing in Real Estate.

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TOM BURNS

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Tom is our Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. He was formerly Senior Vice President, Retail at DTZ Barnicke, as well as a member of DTZ's Global Management Committee. During his 35 year career, Tom has distinguished himself in the areas of commercial leasing, operations and development. He is a Business Administration graduate of Algonquin College specializing in Real Estate.

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Cecilia is our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She began her career at Arthur Andersen, where she obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 2001 while working in the assurance and valuation practices. Cecilia continued her career development through progressively more senior financial and planning positions at Magna International, Canwest Broadcasting/Shaw Media and Dream Unlimited. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

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CECILIA WILLIAMS

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Cecilia is our Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She began her career at Arthur Andersen, where she obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 2001 while working in the assurance and valuation practices. Cecilia continued her career development through progressively more senior financial and planning positions at Magna International, Canwest Broadcasting/Shaw Media and Dream Unlimited. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

Executive Vice President, Development

Hugh is our Executive Vice President, Development and is responsible for overseeing value creation projects for Allied. Prior to joining Allied, he spent many years working for an award-winning architectural firm in Toronto. Hugh has worked as a licensed architect in both Ontario and Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Harvard University.

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HUGH CLARK

Executive Vice President, Development

Hugh is our Executive Vice President, Development and is responsible for overseeing value creation projects for Allied. Prior to joining Allied, he spent many years working for an award-winning architectural firm in Toronto. Hugh has worked as a licensed architect in both Ontario and Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Harvard University.

Senior Vice President, Leasing

Tim is our Senior Vice President, Leasing, responsible for Allied’s National office and retail portfolio. Prior to joining Allied, he worked for a number of large commercial real estate and private equity firms, leasing office space across Canada. Over his extensive real estate career, Tim has leased a variety of commercial properties including heritage properties and Class A bank towers.

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TIM LOW

Senior Vice President, Leasing

Tim is our Senior Vice President, Leasing, responsible for Allied’s National office and retail portfolio. Prior to joining Allied, he worked for a number of large commercial real estate and private equity firms, leasing office space across Canada. Over his extensive real estate career, Tim has leased a variety of commercial properties including heritage properties and Class A bank towers.

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Anne is our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Allied, she was a partner at Aird & Berlis LLP, where her practice focused on corporate, commercial and securities law. Anne worked closely with us for thirteen years in that role, advising us on numerous public debt and equity financings, corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. Anne holds an LL.B. from Western University and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2007.

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Anne Miatello

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Anne is our Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Prior to joining Allied, she was a partner at Aird & Berlis LLP, where her practice focused on corporate, commercial and securities law. Anne worked closely with us for thirteen years in that role, advising us on numerous public debt and equity financings, corporate governance and securities law compliance matters. Anne holds an LL.B. from Western University and was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 2007.

Senior Vice President, National Operations

Doug is our Senior Vice President, National Operations. He was formerly Senior Facilities Manager Sustainability at Bell Canada, responsible for the major Key Facilities in Ontario. During his extensive career, Doug has been an out-of-the-box thinker, a leader in the design and operation of critical environments and the recipient of the Double EE award from Toronto Hydro for Engineering Excellence. Prior to arriving in Canada, he worked throughout England specializing in the upkeep and maintenance of critical plants. He graduated from the Northumbrian Institute of Technology with honours in electrical theory.

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DOUG RICHES

Senior Vice President, National Operations

Doug is our Senior Vice President, National Operations. He was formerly Senior Facilities Manager Sustainability at Bell Canada, responsible for the major Key Facilities in Ontario. During his extensive career, Doug has been an out-of-the-box thinker, a leader in the design and operation of critical environments and the recipient of the Double EE award from Toronto Hydro for Engineering Excellence. Prior to arriving in Canada, he worked throughout England specializing in the upkeep and maintenance of critical plants. He graduated from the Northumbrian Institute of Technology with honours in electrical theory.

Vice President, Property Management

Eric is our Vice President, Property Management (Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver) and is responsible for overseeing all regional activities while continuing to enhance user engagement and experience at both a local and national level. Prior to joining Allied in early 2021, Eric held several progressive leadership roles throughout North America with various branded hotel companies. In these roles, Eric increased his breadth in operations and creating experiences for his teams and guests. He also acquired firsthand knowledge and expertise in constructing, opening, restoring and renovating several properties. Eric is a graduate of the University of Alberta.

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ERIC ASHTON

Vice President, Property Management

Eric is our Vice President, Property Management (Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver) and is responsible for overseeing all regional activities while continuing to enhance user engagement and experience at both a local and national level. Prior to joining Allied in early 2021, Eric held several progressive leadership roles throughout North America with various branded hotel companies. In these roles, Eric increased his breadth in operations and creating experiences for his teams and guests. He also acquired firsthand knowledge and expertise in constructing, opening, restoring and renovating several properties. Eric is a graduate of the University of Alberta.

Vice President, Acquisitions and Asset Management

Tyrone is our Vice President, Acquisitions and Asset Management and is responsible for the sourcing, due diligence and negotiation of acquisition and disposition opportunities nationally. He has also held the position of Managing Director, Leasing at Allied. Prior to joining Allied in 2010, Tyrone was with Cushman & Wakefield. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.

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TYRONE BOWERS

Vice President, Acquisitions and Asset Management

Tyrone is our Vice President, Acquisitions and Asset Management and is responsible for the sourcing, due diligence and negotiation of acquisition and disposition opportunities nationally. He has also held the position of Managing Director, Leasing at Allied. Prior to joining Allied in 2010, Tyrone was with Cushman & Wakefield. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.

Vice President, Property Management

Jean-François is our Vice President, Property Management (Ottawa, Montréal) and is responsible for overseeing all regional activities. Prior to joining Allied in 2007, he was at BLJC and SNC Lavalin. Over the course of his real estate career, JF has held numerous positions in property and project management, as well as construction and building expertise for government interest, privately owned and publicly traded companies.

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Jean-François Burdet

Vice President, Property Management

Jean-François is our Vice President, Property Management (Ottawa, Montréal) and is responsible for overseeing all regional activities. Prior to joining Allied in 2007, he was at BLJC and SNC Lavalin. Over the course of his real estate career, JF has held numerous positions in property and project management, as well as construction and building expertise for government interest, privately owned and publicly traded companies.

Vice President, Talent

David is our Vice President, Talent. Responsible for all things people, he fosters and champions Allied’s unique culture. David makes sure our teams have access to the knowledge, programs, training and environment required to not only excel at Allied but succeed in their respective careers. Prior to joining, David held progressive executive and human resources roles with The Canadian Accountability Board, Dream Unlimited, DundeeWealth Inc and Husky Injection Molding Systems. A graduate of the University of Guelph, David blended his passion for helping people and human performance with post-graduate studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College as well as Rotman’s Advanced Program in Human Resources Management.

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DAVID DOULL

Vice President, Talent

David is our Vice President, Talent. Responsible for all things people, he fosters and champions Allied’s unique culture. David makes sure our teams have access to the knowledge, programs, training and environment required to not only excel at Allied but succeed in their respective careers. Prior to joining, David held progressive executive and human resources roles with The Canadian Accountability Board, Dream Unlimited, DundeeWealth Inc and Husky Injection Molding Systems. A graduate of the University of Guelph, David blended his passion for helping people and human performance with post-graduate studies at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College as well as Rotman’s Advanced Program in Human Resources Management.

Vice President, Corporate Planning & Sustainability

Jo Flatt is our Vice President, Corporate Planning & Sustainability, and is responsible for developing organization-wide strategic plans to drive innovation and improve social, environmental, and economic outcomes. Prior to joining Allied, Jo worked at Evergreen where she led programs with communities from across Canada to address important local issues, including Toronto’s laneway housing policy. Jo is a former instructor at the Munk School of Public Policy and a graduate of McGill University and the University of Toronto.

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Jo Flatt

Vice President, Corporate Planning & Sustainability

Jo Flatt is our Vice President, Corporate Planning & Sustainability, and is responsible for developing organization-wide strategic plans to drive innovation and improve social, environmental, and economic outcomes. Prior to joining Allied, Jo worked at Evergreen where she led programs with communities from across Canada to address important local issues, including Toronto’s laneway housing policy. Jo is a former instructor at the Munk School of Public Policy and a graduate of McGill University and the University of Toronto.

Vice President, Urban Data Centres and Specialized Operations

J.P. is our Vice President, Urban Data Centres and Specialized Operations, responsible for Allied’s network-dense urban data centre portfolio. Prior to joining Allied, J.P. held roles at Timbercreek Asset Management and RioCan REIT. He has extensive experience in acquisitions, asset management and operations. J.P. is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and the University of Western Ontario.

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J.P. Mackay

Vice President, Urban Data Centres and Specialized Operations

J.P. is our Vice President, Urban Data Centres and Specialized Operations, responsible for Allied’s network-dense urban data centre portfolio. Prior to joining Allied, J.P. held roles at Timbercreek Asset Management and RioCan REIT. He has extensive experience in acquisitions, asset management and operations. J.P. is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and the University of Western Ontario.

Vice President, Finance and Accounting

Nanthini is our Vice President, Finance and Accounting, leading the national accounting team. She is a strong leader with a focus on streamlining processes and improving efficiencies. Her expertise includes financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, talent selection and development, acquisition integration, and project management. Nanthini has held progressive positions in the real estate industry including Skyline Commercial and Retail REIT, Oxford Properties Group, Smart Centres, Calloway REIT, and Conundrum Capital. Nanthini holds her CPA, CMA designation and is a graduate of Ryerson University.

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NANTHINI MAHALINGAM

Vice President, Finance and Accounting

Nanthini is our Vice President, Finance and Accounting, leading the national accounting team. She is a strong leader with a focus on streamlining processes and improving efficiencies. Her expertise includes financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, talent selection and development, acquisition integration, and project management. Nanthini has held progressive positions in the real estate industry including Skyline Commercial and Retail REIT, Oxford Properties Group, Smart Centres, Calloway REIT, and Conundrum Capital. Nanthini holds her CPA, CMA designation and is a graduate of Ryerson University.

Vice President, Leasing, Central and Western Canada

Gord is our Vice President, Leasing, Central and Western Canada. He is responsible for overseeing leasing activities across Allied’s Central and Western office and retail portfolios. Prior to joining Allied in 2015, Gord spent eight years in brokerage with Avison Young. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.

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GORD OUGHTON

Vice President, Leasing, Central and Western Canada

Gord is our Vice President, Leasing, Central and Western Canada. He is responsible for overseeing leasing activities across Allied’s Central and Western office and retail portfolios. Prior to joining Allied in 2015, Gord spent eight years in brokerage with Avison Young. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario.

Vice President, Technology

Travis is our Vice President, Technology and is responsible for leading and executing our technology strategy. Prior to joining Allied in 2020, he worked in a variety of industries for companies including Dream Unlimited, BlackBerry, Dynacare, Carpedia International, and the Canadian Forces. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada and the University of Manitoba.

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Travis Vokey

Vice President, Technology

Travis is our Vice President, Technology and is responsible for leading and executing our technology strategy. Prior to joining Allied in 2020, he worked in a variety of industries for companies including Dream Unlimited, BlackBerry, Dynacare, Carpedia International, and the Canadian Forces. He is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada and the University of Manitoba.

Managing Director, Lease Documentation

Laurence is our Managing Director, Lease Documentation, Eastern Canada and is responsible for overseeing lease transactions and operational legal matters in the region. Laurence has extensive experience in commercial real estate. She joined the industry as an attorney in a boutique firm specialising in real estate litigation before gaining in-house experience at NKF Devencore (now known as Avison Young) and Ivanhoe Cambridge. Laurence is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Montréal and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2008.

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LAURENCE GIBEAULT

Managing Director, Lease Documentation

Laurence is our Managing Director, Lease Documentation, Eastern Canada and is responsible for overseeing lease transactions and operational legal matters in the region. Laurence has extensive experience in commercial real estate. She joined the industry as an attorney in a boutique firm specialising in real estate litigation before gaining in-house experience at NKF Devencore (now known as Avison Young) and Ivanhoe Cambridge. Laurence is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Montréal and has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 2008.

Managing Director, Lease Documentation

Ana is our Managing Director, Lease Documentation, Central & Western Canada and is responsible for overseeing lease transactions. She also holds responsibility for overseeing Lease Administration nationally. Prior to joining Allied Properties in 2010, Ana held positions at Colliers International and SNC-Lavalin. She is a graduate of Ryerson University and holds her CLO designation with the Real Estate Institute of Canada.

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ANA LOPES

Managing Director, Lease Documentation

Ana is our Managing Director, Lease Documentation, Central & Western Canada and is responsible for overseeing lease transactions. She also holds responsibility for overseeing Lease Administration nationally. Prior to joining Allied Properties in 2010, Ana held positions at Colliers International and SNC-Lavalin. She is a graduate of Ryerson University and holds her CLO designation with the Real Estate Institute of Canada.

Managing Director, Property Management

Assmae is our Managing Director, Property Management, Eastern Canada. She is responsible for overseeing property management activities in the region. Prior to joining Allied, Assmae held various positions in property and project management with Crofton Moore and Sandalwood, in addition to her experience in immigration and web communication abroad. Assmae graduated university with a degree in Commercial Management.

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ASSMAE LOUDYI

Managing Director, Property Management

Assmae is our Managing Director, Property Management, Eastern Canada. She is responsible for overseeing property management activities in the region. Prior to joining Allied, Assmae held various positions in property and project management with Crofton Moore and Sandalwood, in addition to her experience in immigration and web communication abroad. Assmae graduated university with a degree in Commercial Management.

Managing Director, Technical Services

Christian is our Managing Director, Technical Services, responsible for the execution of construction work (Eastern Canada) related to base building capital projects and preparing for tenant fit outs. He has been instrumental in optimizing the portfolio’s physical attributes while focusing on client satisfaction. Prior to joining Allied in 2009, Christian was with SNC-Lavalin Profac, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, O&Y Enterprise, and CN Real Estate. Christian is a real estate graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal.

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CHRISTIAN MADORE

Managing Director, Technical Services

Christian is our Managing Director, Technical Services, responsible for the execution of construction work (Eastern Canada) related to base building capital projects and preparing for tenant fit outs. He has been instrumental in optimizing the portfolio’s physical attributes while focusing on client satisfaction. Prior to joining Allied in 2009, Christian was with SNC-Lavalin Profac, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, O&Y Enterprise, and CN Real Estate. Christian is a real estate graduate of the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Managing Director, Leasing, Eastern Canada

Christopher is our Managing Director, Eastern Canada. He is responsible for overseeing leasing activities across Allied’s Eastern office and retail portfolios. Prior to joining Allied in 2016, Christopher represented institutional property owners in industrial and office transactions while at a leading real estate advisory company. He is a graduate of the faculty of law at the Université de Montréal, and prior to that, obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, major Psychology from Concordia University.

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Christopher Thorne

Managing Director, Leasing, Eastern Canada

Christopher is our Managing Director, Eastern Canada. He is responsible for overseeing leasing activities across Allied’s Eastern office and retail portfolios. Prior to joining Allied in 2016, Christopher represented institutional property owners in industrial and office transactions while at a leading real estate advisory company. He is a graduate of the faculty of law at the Université de Montréal, and prior to that, obtained a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, major Psychology from Concordia University.

Managing Director, Lease Documentation

Michelle is our Managing Director, Lease Documentation, Eastern Canada (Ottawa and Montreal) and is responsible for overseeing lease transactions. Prior to joining Allied in 2007, she worked as legal counsel in private practice and then transitioned into the real estate industry where she worked for major real estate companies including SITQ, Standard Life, and Jones Lang LaSalle. Michelle is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Montreal.

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MICHELLE TREMBLAY

Managing Director, Lease Documentation

Michelle is our Managing Director, Lease Documentation, Eastern Canada (Ottawa and Montreal) and is responsible for overseeing lease transactions. Prior to joining Allied in 2007, she worked as legal counsel in private practice and then transitioned into the real estate industry where she worked for major real estate companies including SITQ, Standard Life, and Jones Lang LaSalle. Michelle is a graduate of the Law Faculty of the University of Montreal.

Corporate Controller

Leslie is our Corporate Controller. She is responsible for financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, treasury, and corporate taxes. Prior to joining Allied, Leslie held progressive positions at Sienna Senior Living, CIBC, and Deloitte & Touche. She is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 2006.

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Leslie Chen

Corporate Controller

Leslie is our Corporate Controller. She is responsible for financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, treasury, and corporate taxes. Prior to joining Allied, Leslie held progressive positions at Sienna Senior Living, CIBC, and Deloitte & Touche. She is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 2006.

Controller, Property Accounting

Thileepan is our Controller, Property Accounting. He is responsible for overseeing the Eastern and Western property accounting teams. Prior to joining Allied, Thileepan held progressive positions at Avison Young and Fengate Properties. Thileepan is a CPA, CGA designee and is a graduate of McMaster University.

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Thileepan Kathir

Controller, Property Accounting

Thileepan is our Controller, Property Accounting. He is responsible for overseeing the Eastern and Western property accounting teams. Prior to joining Allied, Thileepan held progressive positions at Avison Young and Fengate Properties. Thileepan is a CPA, CGA designee and is a graduate of McMaster University.

Controller, Property Accounting

Tony is our Controller, Property Accounting. He is responsible for overseeing the Central and Urban Data Centres property accounting teams. Prior to joining Allied in 2016, Tony held progressive positions in the real estate industry at Timbercreek Asset Management, Skyline Commercial REIT, Epic Realty and First Capital Realty. Tony is a graduate from York University and holds CPA, CGA and FCCA designations.

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Tony Tsang

Controller, Property Accounting

Tony is our Controller, Property Accounting. He is responsible for overseeing the Central and Urban Data Centres property accounting teams. Prior to joining Allied in 2016, Tony held progressive positions in the real estate industry at Timbercreek Asset Management, Skyline Commercial REIT, Epic Realty and First Capital Realty. Tony is a graduate from York University and holds CPA, CGA and FCCA designations.

Director, Property Management

Nicolyn is our Director, Property Management, Central Canada. She oversees the property management team and is a dedicated leader with a passion for developing talent. Prior to joining Allied in 2016, Nicolyn previously held positions in property management at Bentall Kennedy and RioCan REIT. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

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Nicolyn Bowen-Smith

Director, Property Management

Nicolyn is our Director, Property Management, Central Canada. She oversees the property management team and is a dedicated leader with a passion for developing talent. Prior to joining Allied in 2016, Nicolyn previously held positions in property management at Bentall Kennedy and RioCan REIT. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

Director, Enterprise Systems and Security

Alex is our Director, Enterprise Systems and Security. He is responsible for the implementation, maintenance, support and optimization of key IT platforms and functions. Prior to joining Allied in 2017, Alex was with Morguard Investments Ltd and responsible for IT Security and Risk. Alex is a graduate of Sheridan College and obtained his Certified Information Systems Security Professional designation in 2016.

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Alex Edmond

Director, Enterprise Systems and Security

Alex is our Director, Enterprise Systems and Security. He is responsible for the implementation, maintenance, support and optimization of key IT platforms and functions. Prior to joining Allied in 2017, Alex was with Morguard Investments Ltd and responsible for IT Security and Risk. Alex is a graduate of Sheridan College and obtained his Certified Information Systems Security Professional designation in 2016.

Director, Property Management

Andrea is our Director, Property Management, Central Canada. She is responsible for overseeing and directing the operations team, and is a dedicated leader supporting overall departmental efficiency. Andrea joined Allied in 2009, and prior to that held numerous positions in property management at Minto, Colliers International and ING Real Estate. Andrea holds her RPA designation and is a graduate of Humber College.

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ANDREA FARIA

Director, Property Management

Andrea is our Director, Property Management, Central Canada. She is responsible for overseeing and directing the operations team, and is a dedicated leader supporting overall departmental efficiency. Andrea joined Allied in 2009, and prior to that held numerous positions in property management at Minto, Colliers International and ING Real Estate. Andrea holds her RPA designation and is a graduate of Humber College.

Director, Property Management

Joanne is our Director, Property Management, Central Canada. She is responsible for overseeing day-to-day activities and provides leadership and support to the regional team in meeting company objectives. Prior to Joining Allied, Joanne held progressive positions in the real estate industry including Oxford Properties. She holds her RPA designation and is a graduate of Alqonquin College.

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JOANNE HARROW

Director, Property Management

Joanne is our Director, Property Management, Central Canada. She is responsible for overseeing day-to-day activities and provides leadership and support to the regional team in meeting company objectives. Prior to Joining Allied, Joanne held progressive positions in the real estate industry including Oxford Properties. She holds her RPA designation and is a graduate of Alqonquin College.

Director, Property Management

Patricia is our Director, Property Management, Eastern Canada and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day property management activities for various portfolios within the region. Over the course of her career, Patricia has held progressive positions in property accounting and property management. Patricia has held various positions at Groupe Montoni, Crofton Moore, First Capital and Cadillac Fairview.

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PATRICIA LE PIANE

Director, Property Management

Patricia is our Director, Property Management, Eastern Canada and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day property management activities for various portfolios within the region. Over the course of her career, Patricia has held progressive positions in property accounting and property management. Patricia has held various positions at Groupe Montoni, Crofton Moore, First Capital and Cadillac Fairview.

Director, Development

John is our Director, Development. He is responsible for overseeing intensification and development projects in Central and Western Canada. Prior to joining Allied, John worked for a large construction management firm in Vancouver. He holds an engineering degree and MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

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JOHN LINDSAY

Director, Development

John is our Director, Development. He is responsible for overseeing intensification and development projects in Central and Western Canada. Prior to joining Allied, John worked for a large construction management firm in Vancouver. He holds an engineering degree and MBA from the University of Western Ontario.

Director, Development

Joey is our Director, Development, Eastern Canada and is responsible for overseeing development projects in the region. Prior to joining Allied, he spent several years working in project management and real estate development, delivering ground up projects and repositioning buildings in Montréal and Toronto. Joey is a licensed engineer in Quebec and a graduate of McGill University and holds a certificate in real estate management from Harvard Business School.

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JOEY ODMAN

Director, Development

Joey is our Director, Development, Eastern Canada and is responsible for overseeing development projects in the region. Prior to joining Allied, he spent several years working in project management and real estate development, delivering ground up projects and repositioning buildings in Montréal and Toronto. Joey is a licensed engineer in Quebec and a graduate of McGill University and holds a certificate in real estate management from Harvard Business School.

Director, Property Management

Aaron Pratt is our Director, Property Management, Western Canada and is responsible for overseeing the Property Management and Operations activities in the region. Over his extensive real estate career, Aaron worked in diverse settings and roles including Building Operations, Property Administration and Portfolio Management. He has also led teams in obtaining certifications such as BOMA BEST and various industry awards.

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Aaron Pratt

Director, Property Management

Aaron Pratt is our Director, Property Management, Western Canada and is responsible for overseeing the Property Management and Operations activities in the region. Over his extensive real estate career, Aaron worked in diverse settings and roles including Building Operations, Property Administration and Portfolio Management. He has also led teams in obtaining certifications such as BOMA BEST and various industry awards.

Director, Capital Projects

Powell is our Director, Capital Projects, providing consulting support to all regions on capital projects, building standards, sustainability, and energy management. Over the course of his career, Powell has held progressive positions in building operations and facilities management. Prior to joining Allied Properties in 2010, Powell was at Cadillac Fairview. Powell is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Azad University in Tehran. He is a Certified Energy Manager, an active member of the Association of Energy Engineers, and holds several designations with industry associations.

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POWELL TALVERDI

Director, Capital Projects

Powell is our Director, Capital Projects, providing consulting support to all regions on capital projects, building standards, sustainability, and energy management. Over the course of his career, Powell has held progressive positions in building operations and facilities management. Prior to joining Allied Properties in 2010, Powell was at Cadillac Fairview. Powell is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Azad University in Tehran. He is a Certified Energy Manager, an active member of the Association of Energy Engineers, and holds several designations with industry associations.

Director, Leasing

Sydney is our Director, Leasing, Western Canada. She is responsible for overseeing the leasing activities in Allied’s Western office and retail portfolio. Prior to joining Allied in 2017, Sydney spent five years in office leasing at Colliers International. Sydney is a graduate of the University of Victoria.

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SYDNEY VON VEGESACK

Director, Leasing

Sydney is our Director, Leasing, Western Canada. She is responsible for overseeing the leasing activities in Allied’s Western office and retail portfolio. Prior to joining Allied in 2017, Sydney spent five years in office leasing at Colliers International. Sydney is a graduate of the University of Victoria.

Director, Business Applications

Yvette is our Director, Business Applications. She is responsible for overseeing the overall direction of all business applications at Allied. She comes with extensive experience in Real Estate and Software Implementation. Prior to joining Allied, Yvette worked at Morguard Investment Ltd. and Yardi Canada Ltd. Yvette is a graduate of York University where she studied Business Administration.

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Yvette Wallace

Director, Business Applications

Yvette is our Director, Business Applications. She is responsible for overseeing the overall direction of all business applications at Allied. She comes with extensive experience in Real Estate and Software Implementation. Prior to joining Allied, Yvette worked at Morguard Investment Ltd. and Yardi Canada Ltd. Yvette is a graduate of York University where she studied Business Administration.

 


Board of Trustees

Our Board of Trustees is comprised of nine experienced and accomplished business leaders.

Ms. Brekken is a Corporate Director with over 25 years of North American financial leadership experience in a broad range of industries including real estate, retail, healthcare and financial services. Until her retirement, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust (2014 to 2021). Prior to that she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Indigo Books & Music, Inc. Ms. Brekken serves on the boards of RATESDOTCA Group Ltd. and the Rotman School of Management CFO Leadership Program. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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KAY BREKKEN

Ms. Brekken is a Corporate Director with over 25 years of North American financial leadership experience in a broad range of industries including real estate, retail, healthcare and financial services. Until her retirement, she was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of First Capital Real Estate Investment Trust (2014 to 2021). Prior to that she was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Indigo Books & Music, Inc. Ms. Brekken serves on the boards of RATESDOTCA Group Ltd. and the Rotman School of Management CFO Leadership Program. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Washington and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Gerry has been a Trustee since our IPO and is the head of our Audit Committee. He is also the Chairman of Cumberland Private Wealth Management, which currently manages assets in excess of $2.0 billion for primarily high net worth investors. Prior to founding Cumberland Private Wealth Management in 1997, Gerry was President of Connor, Clark & Company (1977 to 1997) and Chairman of the board of directors of Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management. Gerry has over 35 years of investment experience.

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GERALD CONNOR

Gerry has been a Trustee since our IPO and is the head of our Audit Committee. He is also the Chairman of Cumberland Private Wealth Management, which currently manages assets in excess of $2.0 billion for primarily high net worth investors. Prior to founding Cumberland Private Wealth Management in 1997, Gerry was President of Connor, Clark & Company (1977 to 1997) and Chairman of the board of directors of Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management. Gerry has over 35 years of investment experience.

Lois has been a Trustee since May 2018 and is a member of our Audit Committee and the Governance, Compensation and Nomination Committee. Lois Cormack is a C-Suite Executive and Corporate Director with 30 years of executive leadership, management and consulting expertise in the senior living, real estate, hospitality and health care services sectors. As President of Bonterre Inc., she provides strategic advice and management expertise to companies looking to grow and leverage opportunities in today’s complex and ever changing environment.
Before forming Bonterre, Ms. Cormack was the President & CEO of Sienna Senior Living (TSX: SIA) from 2013 to 2020, growing the company to become one of Canada’s largest senior living providers with over 13,000 employees, serving more than 10,000 residents. During her tenure, Sienna was named one of Canada’s fastest growing companies by Canadian Business/PROFIT 500 in 2016 and was recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as One of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2017. Prior to joining Sienna, Ms. Cormack was President of Specialty Care, a high-quality senior living provider, which more than doubled in size under Lois’ leadership. Her background also includes leading a management consulting practice and senior executive roles in the health care and senior living sectors.
Ms. Cormack also serves as corporate director on the board of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX: DR), an owner of a diverse portfolio of highly rated, high-quality surgical facilities in the United States. She previously served on the Seneca College Board of Governors and was the Chair of the Board of the Ontario Long Term Care Association.
Ms. Cormack holds a Masters of Health Administration from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Ivey Executive Program at the University of Western Ontario and the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.

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LOIS CORMACK

Lois has been a Trustee since May 2018 and is a member of our Audit Committee and the Governance, Compensation and Nomination Committee. Lois Cormack is a C-Suite Executive and Corporate Director with 30 years of executive leadership, management and consulting expertise in the senior living, real estate, hospitality and health care services sectors. As President of Bonterre Inc., she provides strategic advice and management expertise to companies looking to grow and leverage opportunities in today’s complex and ever changing environment.
Before forming Bonterre, Ms. Cormack was the President & CEO of Sienna Senior Living (TSX: SIA) from 2013 to 2020, growing the company to become one of Canada’s largest senior living providers with over 13,000 employees, serving more than 10,000 residents. During her tenure, Sienna was named one of Canada’s fastest growing companies by Canadian Business/PROFIT 500 in 2016 and was recognized by Waterstone Human Capital as One of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2017. Prior to joining Sienna, Ms. Cormack was President of Specialty Care, a high-quality senior living provider, which more than doubled in size under Lois’ leadership. Her background also includes leading a management consulting practice and senior executive roles in the health care and senior living sectors.
Ms. Cormack also serves as corporate director on the board of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX: DR), an owner of a diverse portfolio of highly rated, high-quality surgical facilities in the United States. She previously served on the Seneca College Board of Governors and was the Chair of the Board of the Ontario Long Term Care Association.
Ms. Cormack holds a Masters of Health Administration from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Ivey Executive Program at the University of Western Ontario and the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.

Gord has been a Trustee since our IPO and is our Chairman and the head of our Governance and Compensation Committee. Positions Gord has previously held include Vice Chairman of Cumberland Private Wealth Management and President and Chief Executive Officer of London Insurance Group and London Life Insurance Company. Prior to that, Gord was a partner at the law firm of Torys LLP.

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GORDON CUNNINGHAM

Gord has been a Trustee since our IPO and is our Chairman and the head of our Governance and Compensation Committee. Positions Gord has previously held include Vice Chairman of Cumberland Private Wealth Management and President and Chief Executive Officer of London Insurance Group and London Life Insurance Company. Prior to that, Gord was a partner at the law firm of Torys LLP.

Michael has been a Trustee since our IPO and is our founder and our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to entering the real estate business in 1988, he was a partner at the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. Michael is also a Director of Equitable Group Inc. and Equitable Bank.

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MICHAEL EMORY

Michael has been a Trustee since our IPO and is our founder and our President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to entering the real estate business in 1988, he was a partner at the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP, specializing in corporate and real estate finance. Michael is also a Director of Equitable Group Inc. and Equitable Bank.

Jim became a Trustee in 2006 and is a member of our Audit Committee. He is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience in the real estate development/financing industries. He was the Vice President Finance of Genstar Property Corporation and the President of First City Development. He was also President of RealFund, Canada's first Real Estate Investment Trust. Jim is a past director of the Canadian Institute of Public Real Estate Companies and was the Founding Chairman of the Association of Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate.

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JAMES GRIFFITHS

Jim became a Trustee in 2006 and is a member of our Audit Committee. He is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience in the real estate development/financing industries. He was the Vice President Finance of Genstar Property Corporation and the President of First City Development. He was also President of RealFund, Canada's first Real Estate Investment Trust. Jim is a past director of the Canadian Institute of Public Real Estate Companies and was the Founding Chairman of the Association of Foreign Investors in U.S. Real Estate.

Margaret is a partner with the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP. She practices in the areas of corporate and securities law, including corporate governance, public financings, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financings and corporate reorganizations. Ms. Nelligan earned an LL.B. (Hons.) from the University of Windsor in 1984. She has been granted the ICD.D designation by the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Nelligan is a director of Horizon Utilities Corporation and a director of Lakefield College School.

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MARGARET NELLIGAN

Margaret is a partner with the law firm of Aird & Berlis LLP. She practices in the areas of corporate and securities law, including corporate governance, public financings, mergers and acquisitions, acquisition financings and corporate reorganizations. Ms. Nelligan earned an LL.B. (Hons.) from the University of Windsor in 1984. She has been granted the ICD.D designation by the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Nelligan is a director of Horizon Utilities Corporation and a director of Lakefield College School.

Mr. Stephen Sender is a Director of Sienna Senior Living Inc., Centurion Apartment REIT and Centurion Real Estate Opportunities Trust. He served as an investment banker for over 30 years in Canada and abroad and was Industry Head – Real Estate in Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets Division, representing the bank’s capital market activities in the Canadian real estate industry. Since the early 1990’s Mr. Sender provided investment banking advice to numerous public entities involved with raising capital and providing advice in numerous large transactions including mergers, takeovers, and related party transactions. Mr. Sender has been a frequent moderator/speaker at conferences in Canada and is a part-time instructor at York University, Schulich School of Business. He holds a B.Comm. (Honors) degree from the university of Cape Town and qualified as a C.A. (S.A) in 1984.

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STEPHEN SENDER

Mr. Stephen Sender is a Director of Sienna Senior Living Inc., Centurion Apartment REIT and Centurion Real Estate Opportunities Trust. He served as an investment banker for over 30 years in Canada and abroad and was Industry Head – Real Estate in Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets Division, representing the bank’s capital market activities in the Canadian real estate industry. Since the early 1990’s Mr. Sender provided investment banking advice to numerous public entities involved with raising capital and providing advice in numerous large transactions including mergers, takeovers, and related party transactions. Mr. Sender has been a frequent moderator/speaker at conferences in Canada and is a part-time instructor at York University, Schulich School of Business. He holds a B.Comm. (Honors) degree from the university of Cape Town and qualified as a C.A. (S.A) in 1984.

Peter has been a Trustee since May 2012 and is a member of our Governance, Compensation and Nomination Committee. He was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadillac Fairview (2000-2010), one of Canada’s largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate. Peter held senior executive positions with Cadillac Fairview since 1984. He served as Global Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) in 2010. In 2010 Peter was the recipient of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Canada Chairman’s Award. Peter serves on several Boards including Postmedia Network Canada Corp., First Industrial REIT, Morguard, and The Sunnybrook Foundation.

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PETER SHARPE

Peter has been a Trustee since May 2012 and is a member of our Governance, Compensation and Nomination Committee. He was the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Cadillac Fairview (2000-2010), one of Canada’s largest investors, owners and managers of commercial real estate. Peter held senior executive positions with Cadillac Fairview since 1984. He served as Global Chairman of the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) in 2010. In 2010 Peter was the recipient of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Canada Chairman’s Award. Peter serves on several Boards including Postmedia Network Canada Corp., First Industrial REIT, Morguard, and The Sunnybrook Foundation.

Jennifer retired in December 2019 as RBC’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), reporting to the CEO, where she held responsibility for Brand, Marketing, Citizenship, Communications, Procurement and Real Estate functions globally. Additionally, she provided leadership and oversight of transformational initiatives, with a particular focus on driving cross-enterprise efficiency and effectiveness. Along with other members of Group Executive, Jennifer was responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of RBC. Prior to her CAO role, she was Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking leading RBC’s banking businesses in Canada and the Caribbean, including personal and financial services, credit cards and payments, digital solutions, as well as RBC’s sales and branch distribution, operations and advice centres. Jennifer has extensive experience in leading large businesses and teams, driving results, leading change, and developing diverse talent. She currently serves as Chair, Toronto International Film Festival Board and sits on the boards of BCE Inc. and the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation. A recipient of the 2011 Catalyst Canada Honour for championing women in business, Jennifer has been recognized by Women’s Executive Network (WXN) as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women and was inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame in 2017. In December of 2019, Jennifer was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada. Ms. Tory completed her ICD.D designation through the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management.

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Jennifer Tory

Jennifer retired in December 2019 as RBC’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), reporting to the CEO, where she held responsibility for Brand, Marketing, Citizenship, Communications, Procurement and Real Estate functions globally. Additionally, she provided leadership and oversight of transformational initiatives, with a particular focus on driving cross-enterprise efficiency and effectiveness. Along with other members of Group Executive, Jennifer was responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of RBC. Prior to her CAO role, she was Group Head, Personal & Commercial Banking leading RBC’s banking businesses in Canada and the Caribbean, including personal and financial services, credit cards and payments, digital solutions, as well as RBC’s sales and branch distribution, operations and advice centres. Jennifer has extensive experience in leading large businesses and teams, driving results, leading change, and developing diverse talent. She currently serves as Chair, Toronto International Film Festival Board and sits on the boards of BCE Inc. and the Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation. A recipient of the 2011 Catalyst Canada Honour for championing women in business, Jennifer has been recognized by Women’s Executive Network (WXN) as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women and was inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame in 2017. In December of 2019, Jennifer was appointed as a member of the Order of Canada. Ms. Tory completed her ICD.D designation through the Institute of Corporate Directors at the Rotman School of Management.