Team Profiles

Executive Team

Jon E. Love

Jon E. Love

Managing Partner
jlove@kingsettcapital.com

Jon Love is the founder and Managing Partner of KingSett Capital, Canada’s leading private equity real estate business co-investing with institutional and high net worth clients.   

KingSett uses active management to create premium risk weighted returns for its various investment strategies.   Founded in 2002, KingSett has successfully raised $4 billion of equity for its Growth Strategy and Income Strategy funds and completed over $16 billion of acquisitions, dispositions and mortgage lending.  KingSett currently has over $5.2 billion of assets under management. 

Jon was formerly President and Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Properties Group from 1992 until November 2001, when Oxford was sold to OMERS in a $4 billion transaction. From Oxford's public IPO in 1995, to its sale in 2001, Oxford completed over $6 billion of acquisitions with its partners, grew its managed property portfolio to over 60 million square feet and created nearly $1 billion of shareholder value.

Jon serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, InnVest REIT, is a member of YPO (Alumni), WPO and the Chief Executives Organization, is on the Management Committee of the Toronto Club and the Building Committee of Toronto's University Health Network.  Jon graduated with an HBA in 1976 from the Ivey School of Business, where he is an active member of its Advisory Board, and has chaired the New Building Task Force.

 

Anna Kennedy

Anna Kennedy

Partner and Chief Financial Officer
akennedy@kingsettcapital.com

Anna Kennedy is Partner and Chief Financial Officer with overall responsibility for KingSett’s financial, administrative and reporting platforms working with the Executive Team on KingSett’s overall strategic direction and financial plan. 

Anna enjoyed a twenty-five year career at Oxford Properties Group where during her last five years she was Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer, leading Finance and Information Technology teams specializing in corporate reporting, compliance, finance, tax, treasury and full-service information technology solutions.  Anna is also active in the non-for-profit sector and served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Canadian Diabetes Association prior to joining KingSett.

Anna obtained her C.A. working at PricewaterhouseCoopers.  She holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from Queen's University.  Anna is a member of the Financial Executives Institute, is the Chair of the Foundation Committee of Toronto CREW and has served on other boards.

Rob Kumer

Rob Kumer

Partner, Investments
rkumer@kingsettcapital.com

At KingSett, Rob is responsible for sourcing, structuring and negotiating the acquisition, financing and disposition of real estate opportunities across Canada.

Rob has held various positions at some of Canada's leading commercial real estate companies such as RioCan and Centrefund where he gained a broad range of experience including, real estate investment and leasing brokerage, green-field development, underwriting and due diligence.

Rob holds a degree in Honours Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, located in London, Ontario.

Jim Hewitt

Jim Hewitt

Partner, Portfolio Management
jhewitt@kingsettcapital.com

Jim is the Partner responsible for the operations, execution and value optimization of KingSett's portfolio. Jim's tenure with KingSett began in 2004 as Vice President responsible for leasing, property management, services and capital programs.

Jim was formerly Vice President of Oxford Properties Group, having completed the last 2 years of his 9 year tenure working in Edmonton, managing a large office and retail portfolio. Prior to this, Jim was responsible for the management of a key Downtown Toronto portfolio including Royal Bank Plaza, One Financial Place and WaterPark Place. Jim also brings to KingSett an additional 9 years of sales, real estate brokerage, and construction experience in Canada and the United States.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto.

Joe Mazzocco

Joe Mazzocco

Partner, Investments
mazzocco@kingsettcapital.com

At KingSett, Joe is responsible for sourcing, structuring and negotiating the acquisition, financing and disposition of real estate opportunities across Canada.

Joe joined KingSett after 11 successful years in the real estate industry, including investment banking, appraisal and information services. As a member of CIBC World Markets' Real Estate Investment Banking group for six years, Joe was responsible for the due diligence and underwriting of billions of dollars of real estate in all asset classes throughout North America and was involved in all aspects of real estate investment banking, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, advisory and property brokerage.

Joe received an honours degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration, specializing in Real Property Development, from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Acquisitions

Colin Baryliuk

Colin Baryliuk

Vice President, Investments
cbaryliuk@kingsettcapital.com

Since the year 2000, Colin has gained a broad range of industry experience including Investment Banking, Real Estate Brokerage and Advisory Services. Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Colin was Vice President within BMO Capital Markets Real Estate Group, where his role included real estate brokerage, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and valuation in all asset classes throughout North America.

Colin is a graduate of the University of Victoria, BC with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics and has been a licensed real estate sales representative in Ontario.

Charles Blue

Charles Blue

Vice President, Real Estate Finance
cblue@kingsettcapital.com

Charles is responsible for sourcing, structuring and negotiating the financing of the real estate portfolio.

Charles has held senior positions at 2 domestic banks, CIBC and BMO Capital Corporation, and 2 international banks, ING and Societe Generale. Charles joined KingSett from ING where he was a Vice President and Treasurer, managing the Canadian real estate debt portfolio.  From 2005 until 2008, Charles was a Director and Head of Real Estate Finance for Societe Generale Corporate Investment Banking in Canada. He has experience in providing financing and advisory services on a broad range of projects throughout North America, including high-rise condominiums, industrial and retail developments, hotels, resorts, land and low-rise residential subdivisions.

Charles is a CFA Charterholder, and has received a degree in Economics from the University of Alberta, and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Yves Cloutier

Yves Cloutier

Vice President, Investments
ycloutier@kingsettcapital.com

Yves Cloutier is part of the Investment team at KingSett Capital. Based in Montreal, his efforts are concentrated mostly on the Quebec market.

Since 1985, Yves has been active in the areas of real estate lending at Mercantile and National Bank, commercial real estate brokerage at Edgecombe, asset management at Koral, Oxford and Summit REIT and, since 2005, investment sourcing and structuring with Summit REIT, ING Real Estate and now KingSett Capital.

Yves holds a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Laval University and a Master of Business Administration from McGill University.

Hanif Sachedina

Hanif Sachedina

Director, Investments
hsachedina@kingsettcapital.com

Hanif joined KingSett from Credit Suisse's Real Estate securitization group, where he was involved in the due diligence, finance, and securitization of over $200 million in real estate.

Prior to Credit Suisse, Hanif was with Western Capital Partners LLC, a Denver based, real estate bridge & mezzanine fund. Additionally, Hanif also spent over three years as a board member of a publicly traded gold exploration company, where he was involved in strategic property acquisitions.

Hanif holds a degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Master of Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.

Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson

Director, Investments
mjohnson@kingsettcapital.com

Matthew joined KingSett Capital in 2010 after spending 6 years with Summit REIT and ING Real Estate Canada where he was Director of Investments primarily responsible for acquisitions and disposition.  Previous to this he spent 6 years building and developing residential properties in the Waterloo Region.  Matthew’s career has allowed him to gain extensive experience in the industrial, retail and residential real estate markets as he sourced new opportunities, negotiated agreements and conducted due diligence.  In addition, Matthew has experience in both Greenfield and infill development of industrial and residential projects.

Matthew holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario and a Master of Arts Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Waterloo.

Adrienne MacCharles

Adrienne MacCharles

Analyst, Investments
amaccharles@kingsettcapital.com

Adrienne provides underwriting and financial support to KingSett's acquisitions team. Adrienne was formerly a Consultant with Altus Group Limited, a real estate advisory firm and was responsible for a wide range of valuation and consulting assignments with a focus on retail properties.

Adrienne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Huron University College. Subsequently she graduated from the Real Property Administration program at Seneca College and also holds a Real Property Assessment certificate from the Sauder School of Business.

Joel Aikin

Joel Aikin

Analyst, Investments
jaikin@kingsettcapital.com

Joel provides underwriting and financial support to KingSett’s acquisitions team. Joel was formerly with the Asset Management group at Great West Life Realty Advisors (GWLRA), where he was responsible for valuations, investment analysis and due diligence.

Prior to GWLRA, Joel was with the acquisitions group at UDR, Inc. a Denver-based multi-family REIT, where he was involved in the analysis, due diligence and execution of over $700M in acquisitions and dispositions in primary U.S. markets.  Before UDR, Joel was a financial analyst at Hill International in Philadelphia where his role included acquisitions, development analysis and asset management assignments for office and retail properties in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S.

Joel holds a Bachelors of Science in Finance from the Monfort School of Business at the University of Northern Colorado. 

 

Edan Dotan

Edan Dotan

Analyst, Investments
edotan@kingsettcapital.com

Edan provides underwriting and financial support to KingSett's acquisitions team.  Edan joined KingSett from North American Development Group/Centrecorp, where he worked to implement the organization’s debt strategy, sourcing and administering a sizeable mortgage portfolio for retail assets throughout Canada and the U.S.  Edan was also involved in analyzing new property investment opportunities across North America.  Prior to Centrecorp, Edan worked as an analyst at a Toronto based subordinate debt lender, providing due diligence and financial support on deals involving a wide variety of real estate finance structures and asset classes.

Edan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph, as well as a Masters of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business.

 

Aviel Koganov

Aviel Koganov

Analyst, Investments
akoganov@kingsettcapital.com

Aviel provides underwriting and financial support to KingSett’s acquisition team. Prior to moving to the acquisitions team, Aviel was Director of Finance at KingSett responsible for the financial reporting, investor communications, and budgeting & analysis of various Growth Fund entities.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Aviel was a Senior in the Real Estate assurance and advisory practice at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he led engagements of large public companies. His responsibilities included analysis & evaluation of complex corporate transactions, financial reporting and policy advisory, and engagement/team management. Aviel holds an Honours International Bachelor of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and earned his Chartered Accountant designation in 2010.

Mortgage Investments

Scott Coates

Scott Coates

Managing Director, Mortgage Investments
scoates@kingsettcapital.com

Scott is responsible for execution of KingSett's mortgage and mezzanine lending initiatives.

Scott was formerly Vice President, Mortgage Lending for a private Vancouver-based commercial mortgage lender specializing in mezzanine debt transactions. Prior to this, he expanded his real estate finance expertise in progressive positions with recognized Canadian financial institutions: The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Scotiabank, Sun Life Financial and MCAP Financial, a CDP Capital company. He brings to KingSett 20 years of experience in the areas of senior and mezzanine mortgage lending, including interim land development and construction financing; whole loan sales; securitization; and corporate finance.

Scott is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business at York University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

Ernest Licursi

Ernest Licursi

Vice President, Mortgage Investments
elicursi@kingsettcapital.com

Ernest is responsible for mortgage loan origination.

Ernest was formerly the Vice President of Mortgage Investments for Maple Mortgage Trust Advisors, where he led the growth of the construction and term mortgage portfolio to $1 Billion. Prior to this, Ernest developed his financial proficiency in successive positions with recognized Canadian financial institutions including The Toronto-Dominion Bank, First City Trust and MCAP Financial. He has also owned a property management and a mortgage brokerage company specializing in conventional and mezzanine transactions. Ernest brings more than 20 years of real estate lending experience to the KingSett team.

Ernest holds an Honours Commerce Degree from the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario.

Jamie Dysart

Jamie Dysart

Director, Mortgage Investments
jdysart@kingsettcapital.com

Jamie is a Director, Mortgage Investments.  He is responsible for sourcing mortgage loan opportunities across Canada.

Jamie was formerly a Vice President, Mortgage Finance for a private Toronto based commercial mortgage lender where he was responsible for sourcing mezzanine debt and equity joint venture transactions across Canada.  Prior to this, he worked as an analyst at a national commercial mortgage brokerage firm where he was responsible for underwriting, due diligence and funding for a wide variety of commercial and residential mortgage transactions.  He brings to KingSett nine years of mortgage origination/lending experience and a deep understanding of senior and junior debt structures for income producing properties and development/construction projects.

Jamie has a Bachelor of Art degree in Economics from the University of Windsor.

Robert Stevens

Robert Stevens

Director, Mortgage Investments
rstevens@kingsettcapital.com

Robert is Director, Mortgage Investments, responsible for sourcing, underwriting and funding with respect to KingSett’s mortgage investment portfolio.

Prior to moving to the Mortgage Investment Team, Rob was Director of Finance at KingSett responsible for the accounting and administration of KingSett Real Estate Growth LP No. 3.   Before joining KingSett Rob held several Controller and Senior Accounting/Finance positions, most recently for Venterra Realty, a private equity real estate company specializing in US multi-family assets, where he led a large team having the responsibility for property accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, distribution and tax preparation for a portfolio comprising 12,000 residential units.

Rob holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph and is a Chartered Accountant.

Yafit Shimoni

Yafit Shimoni

Loan Underwriter
yshimoni@kingsettcapital.com

Yafit Shimoni is the Loan Underwriter of the Mortgage Investment Team and has been with KingSett Capital since 2004.
                                          
Yafit is responsible for underwriting, funding, servicing and analyzing opportunities for commercial loans nationally.  Prior to joining the Mortgage Investment Team in 2008, Yafit worked for various departments within KingSett, supporting primarily the portfolio management, finance and administration and acquisitions teams.  Her involvement with the various sectors has given her a well-rounded understanding of the different functions within KingSett.

Yafit’s previous experience includes her military service for the Israeli Defense Force in the financial assistance and housing program for lone soldiers.  Yafit also worked as a European Region Administrator handling sale orders and managing client relationships with European customers for an international software technology firm based in Israel.

Yafit has a Business Administration degree from The Toronto School of Business and is near completion of a Business Management degree specializing in Finance from Ryerson University.

 

Portfolio Management

William (Bill) Logar

William (Bill) Logar

Vice President, Development
wlogar@kingsettcapital.com

Bill is responsible for executing value creation strategies across KingSett's Real Estate Portfolio.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Bill advanced for eight years through Oxford Properties Group, concluding his property management career as General Manager, responsible for Royal Bank Plaza. Prior to working for Oxford, Bill spent four years working for Fieldgate Development where he was responsible for residential/industrial management and design build projects.

He is also serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Krek Slovenian Credit Union.

Bill holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree in Urban & Regional Planning from Ryerson University.

Paul Vander Schaaf

Paul Vander Schaaf

Vice President, Industrial
pvanderschaaf@kingsettcapital.com

Paul is responsible for the operations, execution and value optimization focusing primarily on KingSett’s industrial portfolio.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Paul spent four years at ING Real Estate Canada, most recently as Vice President, Asset Management with national responsibility for ING’s Industrial portfolio. Prior to working for ING Real Estate Canada, Paul spent almost four years working for CB Richard Ellis in their Global Corporate Services group.

Paul holds a degree in Geography from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Planning degree from Queens University and a Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Theresa Warnaar

Theresa Warnaar

Vice President, Retail
twarnaar@kingsettcapital.com

Theresa is responsible for the operations, execution and value creation strategies across KingSett's Real Estate portfolio, primarily focusing on KingSett’s portfolio of enclosed and open-air shopping centres.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Theresa spent 17 years at Ivanhoe Cambridge, most recently as Vice President, National Asset Management and Operations Information. Theresa's asset management experience includes retail and office investments in Canada, the western United States, Germany and Spain. During her tenure, she also held progressive positions with responsibilities that encompassed corporate environmental programs, project management as well as the design and implementation of operational benchmarking and analytics. 

Theresa holds a Bachelors of Environmental Studies in Honours Urban & Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo.

 

George Geracimo

George Geracimo

Vice President, Eastern Canada
ggeracimo@kingsettcapital.com

George Geracimo is responsible for executing value creation strategies primarily for KingSett's recently acquired retail and industrial portfolio in Quebec and the Maritimes.

Since 1984, George has held the position of Vice President of Leasing with both Trizec Properties and Oxford Properties and then as Executive Vice President & COO of Magil Laurentian. From 2003 until joining KingSett, George was the principal in Geracimo & Associates, a Montreal-based real estate advisory specializing in asset management. George is a chartered real estate broker in the province of Quebec.

George holds a Bachelor Degree in History and Philosophy from Université de Montréal – Loyola College.

Gurd Sanghera

Gurd Sanghera

Vice President, Urban Properties
gsanghera@kingsettcapital.com

Gurd is responsible for the operations, execution and value creation strategies across KingSett's Real Estate portfolio, primarily focusing on Toronto downtown core assets including office, retail and multi-residential assets.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Gurd spent over 7 years at a retail focused REIT, most recently as Senior Director, Asset Management, leading the Asset Management team in leasing, operations, marketing, capital and development planning.  Gurd’s prior 7 years of experience includes corporate development consulting, and corporate/commercial law practice. 

Gurd has been a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1999.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Western University, a Bachelor of Laws/Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School, and a Master of Business Administration from Ivey Business School. 

 

Christian Taylor

Christian Taylor

Director of Development
ctaylor@kingsettcapital.com

Christian is responsible for executing value creation strategies where KingSett's investments are best enhanced through their development opportunities.

Christian was formerly Development Director of Talisker Corporation, a private real estate development and investment company operating in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In that position, Christian spent six years overseeing all aspects of the development and construction process for greenfield and redevelopment sites in the Greater Toronto Area and the United Kingdom. Previously, Christian spent four years at PenEquity as Planning Manager. He was responsible for the planning and development of large destination urban entertainment centers in the Greater Toronto Area.

Christian holds an honors degree in Geography (Urban Development Program) from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Science in Planning, specializing in Urban Planning & Development and Economic Planning & Policy, from the University of Toronto.

Trevor McIntyre

Trevor McIntyre

Director, Retail
tmcintyre@kingsettcapital.com

Trevor is responsible for the operations, execution and value creation strategies across KingSett's real estate portfolio, primarily focusing on KingSett’s portfolio of enclosed and open-air shopping centres.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Trevor was with Oxford Properties Group, most recently as Director, Investments. His 12+ years of real estate experience at Oxford spanned the company’s investment, portfolio management, asset management and finance functions in Canada as well as the United Kingdom and the United States. Trevor was involved in the execution of several key investment transactions, portfolio and asset strategy and analysis, valuation and also in the leadership and development of a team that included 9 associates and analysts.

Trevor is a Certified Management Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University.

 

Ashley Wedlock

Ashley Wedlock

Director, Urban Properties
awedlock@kingsettcapital.com

Ashley is responsible for the operations, execution and value creation strategies across KingSett's real estate portfolio, primarily focusing on Toronto’s downtown core including office, retail and multi-residential assets.

Ashley’s 10 years of commercial real estate experience and success within the brokerage, leasing, asset management and lending disciplines have resulted in a comprehensive skill set. Ashley began her career with Colliers International, in the Toronto core on a senior tenant representation team for large office and healthcare users.  Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Ashley was with GE Capital Real Estate as Associate Director.  Joining GE in 2010, she was initially responsible for the leasing and strategic planning and most recently Ashley was with GE’s commercial lending practice, focusing on the analysis, valuation and price modeling on a wide variety of asset classes.

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning from Ryerson University, and a real estate license in the Province of Ontario. 

Marie Tatarka

Marie Tatarka

Portfolio Manager
mtatarka@kingsettcapital.com

Marie provides real estate and analytical support to KingSett’s portfolio management team. Marie joined KingSett in 2012 after 4 years with CIBC’s Corporate Real Estate department acting as Relationship Manager for the Bank’s internal clients, managing the day-to-day operational needs and providing strategic direction for 1.5 million square feet of leased office space.  

Prior to working at CIBC, Marie was the Research Manager for CBRE’s Inland Empire office in California, USA leading the research team in support of broker initiatives, business development, creation of a historical database and quarterly market reports.  Additional work experience includes acting as National Senior Analyst for CBRE in the Downtown Toronto office.

Marie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia, specializing in real estate finance and urban land economics.

Alexander Dorohoi

Alexander Dorohoi

Analyst, Portfolio Management
adorohoi@kingsettcapital.com

Alex provides real estate and analytical support to KingSett’s portfolio management team. Alex joined KingSett in January 2014, and was formerly with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) where he was responsible for leasing and investment financial analysis, asset valuations and market research. Prior to JLL, Alex lived in Turin, Italy where he worked in the legal field in various capacities.

Alex holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Nipissing University, as well as a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business. Alex is currently enrolled with the University of British Columbia, where he is completing his Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI) designation.

 

Finance and Administration

My Lam

My Lam

Controller
mlam@kingsettcapital.com

My Lam is the Controller responsible for maintaining the integrity of the accounting information including coordinating and monitoring financial reporting from our third party property managers.

My was formerly Manager of Accounting at Oxford Properties Group. My led a team of professional accountants responsible for the issuance of financial statements, budgets, quarterly reforecasts, cash monitoring and distributions for numerous owned, co-owned and managed properties throughout Canada. Her portfolio comprised of 4 million square feet of high quality office, retail and commercial space in downtown Toronto.

My obtained her Certified General Accounting designation in 1993 and continues to actively participate in CGA professional development programs.

Jennifer Splaine

Jennifer Splaine

Senior Director of Finance
jsplaine@kingsettcapital.com

Jennifer Splaine is the Senior Director of Finance and is responsible for overseeing various projects and processes in the financial, administrative and reporting platforms of the company, including insurance programs, new system initiatives, corporate governance functions and human resource administration including corporate policies.

Jennifer’s background includes accounting, reporting, budgeting and analysis, as well as system implementation work, new policy and procedure development, project management and training. Her career experience includes real estate finance roles at Oxford Properties, First Pro Shopping Centres and Loblaw Companies Limited.

Jennifer obtained her C.A. designation at KPMG and holds a Bachelor of Mathematics/Chartered Accountancy from the University of Waterloo.

Kamran Abbasi

Kamran Abbasi

Senior Director of Finance
kabbasi@kingsettcapital.com

Kamran Abbasi is the Senior Director of Finance, Properties for the Niagara Portfolio responsible for financial reporting, budgeting, cash management, debt reporting and development accounting.

Kamran was formerly the Property Accounting Controller at ING Real Estate Canada where he led a large team responsible for property accounting, development accounting, budgets, covenant review, procurement and cash management for a portfolio of over 33 million square feet.

Kamran graduated from the London School of Accounting (UK) and is currently pursuing the CMA (UK) designation. 

 

Jennifer Manbahal

Jennifer Manbahal

Director of Finance
jmanbahal@kingsettcapital.com

Jennifer is the Director of Finance responsible for the financial reporting of our Income Fund including the Fund's communications with investors and cash management process.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Jennifer was a Manager in the Real Estate audit practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP and managed audit engagements for Canadian and U.S reporting issuers. Her responsibilities included the identification and evaluation of risk, internal and external reporting, as well as overall project management.

Jennifer received an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Waterloo in 2006 and earned her Chartered Accountant designation in 2008.

Carman Leung

Carman Leung

Director of Finance
cleung@kingsettcapital.com

Carman Leung is the Director of Finance responsible for financial reporting for KingSett’s Growth LP No. 3 including our investments in the Niagara industrial portfolio. 

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Carman was an Assistant Manager in the Global IFRS and Offering Services practice at Deloitte & Touche LLP.  She is well experienced in leading audit engagements for large public entities, as well as in playing a key role in various complex accounting and transaction advisory projects.  Her main responsibilities included overall project management, financial statement review, and analysis of complex transactions.

Carman holds a B.Com. degree from the University of Toronto and obtained her Chartered Accountant designation in 2011.

 

Gigi Kao

Gigi Kao

Director of Finance
gkao@kingsettcapital.com

Gigi Kao is the Director of Finance responsible for the financial reporting of KingSett’s Growth LP No. 2 and No. 4. 

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Gigi held managerial positions at Marketwired and Macquarie Financial, overseeing accounting policy, IFRS conversion, consolidation, budget, audit, tax and management/board reporting.  At Deloitte & Touche, she worked closely with private equity, asset management and insurance clients, analyzing complex transactions, performing valuations and financial statement audits.

Gigi received an International Bachelor of Business Administration (IBBA) from the Schulich School of Business at York University, and is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.

 

Stephan Deziel

Stephan Deziel

Manager of Information Technology
sdeziel@kingsettcapital.com

Stephan is the Manager of Information Technology responsible for applications development and project management, bringing over 15 years of experience in information technology.

Stephan was formerly the Manager, IT Applications at the Canadian Diabetes Association, where he led a team of developers in charge of building and maintaining the Association’s customer relationship management application and online presence. Prior to this, Stephan spent 9 years as a software consultant helping organizations with their CRM initiatives.

Nabeel Jawed

Nabeel Jawed

Manager of Finance
njawed@kingsettcapital.com

Nabeel is the Manager of Finance responsible for the financial reporting of the consolidated Niagara Industrial Portfolio.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Nabeel was Manager, Property Accounting with ING for 6 years where he held responsibility of Property Accounting, Development Accounting and National Programs. Nabeel was also responsible for a team of five professional accountants coordinating all of the property accounting and development accounting activities for over 18 million square feet of industrial, office, retail and development space.

Nabeel holds an MBA from Southeastern University Washington D.C and has his CGA designation.

Kandiah Aravinthan

Kandiah Aravinthan

Manager of Finance, Properties
karavinthan@kingsettcapital.com

Kandiah is responsible for the review and analysis of the financial reports for the Niagara Industrial Portfolio from our third party property managers. He is also responsible for the consolidated budget process for the Niagara portfolio.

Kandiah was formerly in the position of Manager of Property Accounting at ING Real Estate, where he led a team of five Property Accountants to provide property accounting for a large portfolio of properties across Canada.  At ING Real Estate Kandiah led a team to design and implement a new and efficient reporting procedure for the company. Kandiah played a major role in creating a new Budget/Forecasting system for ING Real Estate. Prior to this, Kandiah held the position of Senior Accountant with Canada Life's Real Estate division, Adason Properties Limited, where he was closely associated with the team that was responsible for the setup of AVISTA Real Estate Investment Trust. Later Kandiah was also involved when AVISTA REIT was merged with Summit REIT, and the properties were integrated into the Summit REIT portfolio.

Kandiah brings more than 15 years of Property  Accounting experience to KingSett team. Kandiah joined KingSett Capital in November 2010.

 

Carolyn Miller

Carolyn Miller

Manager of Finance, Properties
cmiller@kingsettcapital.com

Carolyn is the Manager of Finance, Properties responsible for corporate financial reporting and works with the third party managers relating to funding requirements. 

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Carolyn worked as an Accounting Manager with ING Real Estate Canada managing the Accounts Payable team, Banking and Property Accounting.  Carolyn also worked as a Corporate Accountant with Shred-it.

Carolyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Ryerson University with a major in accounting and is currently enrolled the Certified Management Accountant Program. 

 

Yen Nguyen-Li

Yen Nguyen-Li

Manager of Finance, Properties
ynguyen-Li@kingsettcapital.com

Yen is the Manager of Finance, Properties responsible for the review and consolidation of financial records for the Niagara Industrial Portfolio from our third party property managers.   

Yen was formerly a Manager of Property Accounting at ING Real Estate Canada.  Yen led a team of professional accountants responsible for issuance of financial statements, budgets, and forecasts for a portfolio comprised of retail, office, and industrial properties across Canada.  Yen was also instrumental in special projects for process improvement and accounting policies and procedures.  Prior to this, Yen was an Accounting Coordinator at Oxford Properties Group.

Yen graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce and earned her Certified General Accountant designation in 2001.

 

Minh Tran

Minh Tran

Manager of Finance
mtran@kingsettcapital.com

Minh is the Manager of Finance responsible for supporting the Controller in consolidating detailed financial records from our third party property managers and other administrative functions within the Company.

Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Minh spent five years working at Oxford Properties Group, most recently as Accounting Coordinator. Minh's responsibilities included supervising and training junior accounting staff, preparing financial statements, budgets, reforecasts and cash distributions for his portfolio of over two million square feet of office and retail space in downtown Toronto and Vancouver.

Minh graduated from Centennial College with a three-year diploma in Business & Accounting.

Kevin Griffith

Kevin Griffith

Income Fund Accountant
kgriffith@kingsettcapital.com

Kevin is the Income Fund Accountant responsible for supporting the Manager of Finance of our Income Fund in the review and consolidation of detailed financial statements from our third party managers and other administrative functions within the Fund.

Kevin was formerly a Senior Property Accountant at Ivanhoe Cambridge for 5 years.  Kevin was responsible for preparing financial statements, reforecasts and budgets for his portfolio which consisted of over three million square feet of retail space in Ontario.  Prior to this, Kevin held a position as a Property Accountant at Smart Centres.

Kevin graduated from York University with a Bachelor in Administrative Studies and obtained his Certified General Accountant designation in 2008.

Ashwani Plaha

Ashwani Plaha

Manager of Finance, Properties
aplaha@kingsettcapital.com

Ash is the Manager of Finance, Properties responsible for consolidating detailed financial records from our third party property managers and other administrative functions within the Company.

Ash has worked in the Property Management industry for the past 10 years, most recently as a Senior Property Accountant for ING Real Estate.

Ash graduated from Seneca College with an Accounting and Finance Diploma, he is currently pursuing his CGA designation.

Louie Spano-Greco

Louie Spano-Greco

Manager of Finance, Properties
lgreco@kingsettcapital.com

Louie is Manager of Finance, Properties who is part of our retail team.  Prior to joining KingSett, Louie was a Senior Financial Analyst at Primaris Retail REIT where he was responsible for a real estate portfolio which consisted of retail properties, including two joint ventures.

Prior to this, Louie was a Senior Corporate Accountant at RioCan where he was responsible for the consolidation of RioCan's portfolio. Louie has also worked with Beutel Goodman Real Estate Group and Bentall Capital Kennedy (Canada) LP in the capacity of Accounting Manager.

Louie graduated from Centennial College with an Accounting and Financial Management diploma.

Michael Ishmael

Michael Ishmael

Senior Property Accountant
mishmael@kingsettcapital.com

Michael is the Senior Property Accountant responsible for KingSett’s Development properties.

Michael was formerly a Property Accountant at ING Real Estate Canada before moving to Development Accountant in July 2010. Michael was responsible for the financial statements and budgets for his portfolio in Western Canada.

Michael graduated from the University of Ottawa with a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting and earned his Certified Management Accountant designation in 2010.

Dianne Wilson

Dianne Wilson

Senior Property Accountant
dwilson@kingsettcapital.com

Dianne is a Senior Property Accountant responsible for supporting the Manager, Corporate Accounting in consolidating detailed financial records from our third party property managers and other administrative functions within the Company.

Dianne was formerly a Senior Property Accountant at ING Real Estate. For over eight years Dianne was responsible for reviewing financial statements, budgets, GST/HST/QST dealings, and overseeing a portfolio which comprises over two million square feet of Retail and Industrial space in the Eastern and Central regions of Quebec and Ontario.

Dianne graduated from George Brown College with a Business Administration Diploma and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Accounting at Ryerson University.

Tammy Thai

Tammy Thai

Corporate Accountant
tthai@kingsettcapital.com

Tammy is the Corporate Accountant responsible for providing accounting support to the Controller and other administrative functions.

Tammy was formerly a Senior City Accountant with Imperial Parking Canada Corporation, one of North America's largest parking operators. For over five years, she played an integral role in maintaining parking management transactions and financial records on behalf of many Landlords and Property Managers throughout the Toronto Region, as well as the Eastern Regions of Canada.

Tammy graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Management with a major in Accounting and is actively pursuing the Certified General Accounting designation.

Ethelene Dowling

Ethelene Dowling

Corporate Accountant
edowling@kingsettcapital.com

Ethelene Dowling is responsible for accounts payable, cash management, bank reconciliation and other accounting administrative duties for the Niagara Portfolio.

Prior to joining KingSett, Ethelene spent six years at ING Real Estate as an Accounts Payable Supervisor.  Ethelene oversaw the work of four accounts payable clerks and was responsible for a centralized accounts payable department, as well as other financial and administrative duties.  

Ethelene graduated from George Brown College with a Business Administration Diploma.

 

Kathryn Anderson

Kathryn Anderson

Executive Assistant
kanderson@kingsettcapital.com

Kathy Anderson is the Executive Assistant for Jon Love.

Kathy is responsible for the management of all internal administrative processes at KingSett Capital. Her administrative experience with Enterprise Property Group and O&Y Enterprise provides the team with a very broad set of skills. Her experience included executive support, corporate event coordination, client liaison, and a vast array of administrative and accounting duties.

Kathy joined KingSett Capital as a key member of the KingSett team in July 2002.

Kathy Fisher

Kathy Fisher

Executive Assistant
kfisher@kingsettcapital.com

Kathy Fisher provides Executive Assistance to the Partner and Chief Financial Officer as well as supporting other teams. 

Previously, Kathy supported members of the Executive team at Oxford Properties Group.  Her range of administrative skills culminates from experience in various sectors including legal, financial, municipal government, customer service and not-for-profit.  Kathy joined KingSett in November, 2011.

Karen Berkeley

Karen Berkeley

Executive Assistant
kberkeley@kingsettcapital.com

Karen Berkeley is the Executive Assistant to the Investment Partners as well as supporting the Investment Team.

She has held various senior positions over the past 25 years within the private, corporate and most recently as the Office Manger and assistant to a Cabinet Minister and Government House Leader at the Ontario Government.

 Karen joined KingSett Capital in May, 2012.

Loraine Digby

Loraine Digby

Executive Assistant
ldigby@kingsettcapital.com

Loraine Digby is the Executive Assistant for George Geracimo and Yves Cloutier at the Montreal office.

Since 1993, Loraine has worked in various administrative capacities in the Property Management department of several real estate firms such as Canderel, Oxford, Summit REIT and ING Real Estate.  In 2007 she took on the responsibilities of lease administration and corporate accounting duties.

Loraine has a DEC in Office Systems Technology from Vanier College and joined the KingSett team in November 2010.

Shannon Reid

Shannon Reid

Administrative Assistant
sreid@kingsettcapital.com

Shannon Reid is the Administrative Assistant for the Portfolio Management Team.

Shannon’s experience with Smith and Andersen Consulting Engineering, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Macquarie Bank provides the team with a vast array of administrative and accounting skills.  Her experience includes executive support, policy development, event planning, client relationship stewardship, and information and finance management.

Shannon graduated from Centennial College in Business Marketing, specializing in Accounting.

Elaine Clancy

Elaine Clancy

Administrative Assistant
eclancy@kingsettcapital.com

Elaine is an Administrative Assistant with KingSett Capital.  Her past experience includes Corporate Reception and Administration with ING Real Estate Canada.

Prior to her work with ING she worked for a private property management and investment firm for 10 years. Her work involved management of the company’s mutual fund back office, processing daily trades and dealing with mutual fund companies and investors. She also provided support for senior executives and more than 15 financial planners and 4 branch offices.

Elaine joined KingSett Capital in November 2010.