Mr. Camenzuli brings over 35 years of broad real estate operating and acquisition experience to the REIT. Mr. Camenzuli is a founding principal and President of ACPI, providing both entrepreneurial vision and strategic direction to ACPI. Mr. Camenzuli founded ACPI in 2003 and has been responsible for sourcing and maintaining relationships with ACPI’s financial partners since its inception. In addition, since 1998 he has overseen the acquisition, management and disposition of over $3.2 billion in assets. From 1985 to 2002, he was a principal and president of Caber Capital and one of the founding partners of CBRE Limited. From 1980 to 1985, Mr. Camenzuli held senior management positions in several real estate companies including two major Canadian retail brokerage firms. Mr. Camenzuli holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters degree in Social Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Camenzuli provides the services of Chief Executive Officer of the REIT as an employee of ACPI.
Mr. Millett was formerly a Senior Manager at KPMG LLP, in their building, construction and real estate audit practice. He has proven expertise in financial controls, risk management, financial reporting, real estate valuation and financial modeling for mergers and acquisitions. He holds a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant designation, and Bachelors of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Mr. Ladouceur is a retired Partner from KPMG Canada where he was in charge of the tax practice as well as the financial institutions and real estate practice. He held a number of senior leadership positions throughout his 30 year career with KPMG including the role of Senior Partner and Chairman of KPMG Caricom, a Caribbean Community of fifteen Caribbean countries between 2007 and 2010. His experience with KPMG involved financial reporting, tax advice to major Canadian and foreign pension funds and real estate investment trusts, including advice on the formation of publicly traded trusts. Mr. Ladouceur acted as an international tax advisor regarding the purchase of Canadian real estate by foreign investment funds and the purchase of foreign real estate by Canadian investment funds. He has also provided consulting advice to privately held real estate companies and trusts and charitable foundations. Mr. Ladouceur holds Bachelor Degrees in both Commerce and Arts from the University of Windsor, a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Toronto, is a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, and Chartered Business Valuator.
Mr. Lazer is the CEO and member of the Board of Directors of Elad Canada Inc., a real estate and development company, formerly publicly listed on the Tel Aviv Stock exchange. Prior to becoming the CEO, Mr. Lazer served as the CFO of the company. Since joining Elad in 2011, Mr. Lazer lead diversified processes in various aspects of real estate, including financing, investment, acquisition, disposition, development and marketing with a transactional record of billions of dollars. Prior to joining Elad, Mr. Lazer held various progressive financial management roles at ZIM Integrated Shipping Services, where he served as the financial controller for the Caribbean and Central American district stationed in Miami, FL, USA and later as the Director of Finance for the Asia Pacific area stationed in Hong Kong, China. While at ZIM, Mr. Lazer gained vast experience in various forms of international cross-continent trade and financing. Mr. Lazer is a CPA (Israel) by trade and prior to joining ZIM he worked at Ernst & Young (Israel) where he was engaged with publicly traded corporations. Mr. Lazer holds a degree in economics and accounting from the University of Haifa, Israel, a certificate in “Comptrollers and Financial Management” program by the Department of Continuing Education and External Studies of the University of Haifa and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) degree specializing in financial management from the University of Tel Aviv.
Ms. Smith has over 25 years of commercial real estate experience working in both public and private companies in the areas of debt, equity and asset management. Ms. Smith is currently President – Canada of Peaceable Street Capital, a privately owned specialty finance platform focused on making structured investments in small and mid-sized income producing properties in Canada and the U.S. Previously, she was Managing Director, Canada Operations with Kimco Realty Corporation (NYSE:KIM), a public U.S. real estate investment trust and member of the S&P 500 with ownership of approximately 700 shopping centres. Ms. Smith was with Kimco from 2008-2016 and was responsible for all aspects of Kimco’s Canadian investments, including preferred equity and joint venture investments in multiple property types totaling more than $2 billion. Prior to joining Kimco, from 2000-2007, Ms. Smith was Managing Director, Capmark Canada Ltd. Capmark was a global diversified financial services company originating CMBS fixed and floating rate loans in the U.S. and Canada. Ms. Smith holds an Honours degree in Business Administration (1986) and a Masters of Business Administration (1991), each from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.
Ms. Attard is a principal and founding partner of ACPI and has senior asset management responsibilities for properties in Eastern Canada and the United States, as well as corporate management and oversight of ACPI, its affiliates and partnerships. Ms. Attard brings 17 years of real estate experience and has had direct involvement in over $1.3 billion of real estate transactions. She has held various asset, property and general management roles at Caber Capital from 2000 to 2003, O & Y Enterprises from 1999 to 2000 and Cadillac Fairview from 1996 to 1998.
Mr. Dansereau brings over 30 years of real estate experience, during which time he has been involved in all aspects of real estate for a variety of different firms. Mr. Dansereau is currently a Managing Director at Stonehenge Partners, a New York-based real estate company, which owns and manages a portfolio of more than 3,000 luxury rental apartments in Manhattan. Prior to joining Stonehenge, Mr. Dansereau held progressively senior roles at Cadim, a real estate division of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, including President and Chief Operating Officer, from 2000 to 2009 and, prior to that, he was Vice-President of Acquisitions for Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust from 1997 to 2000. In addition, he has been employed at a number of notable real estate firms, including Brasos Advisors (now Lonestar), Colliers and Marcil Trust, and has served on the boards of private and public companies, including MCAN Mortgage Corporation. Mr. Dansereau has a certificate in marketing from the Business School of the University of Montreal.
Mr. Messina has been the Managing Director of Investments for Westmont Hospitality Group since 2009 and the head of Westmont Hospitality Canada who operates over 100 hotels in Canada. Until November 30th, 2014, Mr. Messina was the Chief Executive Officer and President of InnVest REIT, Canada’s largest public hotel owner; he was interim Chief Financial Officer of InnVest REIT from July 2012 to December 2012. Mr. Messina has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry including financial management, development/ownership and privatization of public real estate companies. Prior to joining Westmont, Mr. Messina served for over eight years as Vice President for a global real estate division of one of Canada’s largest pension funds, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, where he was responsible for world-wide real estate acquisitions which included asset management until 2005. Previously, Mr. Messina held a series of senior positions in real estate companies and was also an auditor and real estate consultant at Deloitte LLP, Montreal. Mr. Messina holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance from Concordia University and a Graduate Degree in Public Accountancy from McGill University. He is also a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Ms. Gibbs brings over ten years of capital markets experience to Agellan. Prior to founding MPI Consulting, a boutique professional life coaching firm, Dayna held progressively senior positions in the real estate investment banking divisions of BMO Capital Markets, Brascan Financial Real Estate Group and RBC Capital Markets and was a registered representative with the Investment Dealers’ Association. Ms. Gibbs’ areas of expertise included financial and strategic advisory services to both public and private real estate companies and investors across a broad range of asset classes and geographies. Transactional experience included initial public offerings, follow-on and secondary offerings of debt and equity, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, her prior capital markets experience encompassed global markets sales and trading, compliance and risk management. Ms. Gibbs holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, a member of Women in Capital Markets and is a Fellow of The Institute of Coaching, McLean/Harvard Medical School.