Stephen provides overall leadership to the Company. He is responsible for developing and managing the implementation of Graywood’s operating and growth strategies. During Stephen’s 10 years at Graywood, he has led the fundraising of over $310 million in equity and overseen developments valued at over $2.5 billion.
Stephen has 28 years of real estate industry experience, having held senior acquisitions, finance and operating roles with Canadian private and public companies. He has led the acquisition, development and asset management of properties in multiple asset classes including retail, industrial, office, multi-residential, retirement home, and hospitality.
Prior to joining Graywood in 2007, Stephen was Senior Vice President of GWL Realty Advisors, a Canadian real estate advisor to institutional investors, and was responsible for the growth and management of its $2.2 billion multi-residential portfolio. He was also co-founder and Executive Vice President of Acanthus Real Estate Corporation, a TSX listed company acquired by a subsidiary of the Caisse de Depot.
Stephen is a CFA charterholder and holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.