Experience in real estate opportunity
The members of Triovest’s senior management team come from a wide range of professional backgrounds – including global assurance, investment banking, development and retail. They share an understanding of how to maximize the value of real estate investments. As a group, their experience covers every aspect of commercial real estate, in every region of the country and also in many parts of the world. Their knowledge and their know-how connect Triovest’s clients to opportunity, while delivering dependable performance and solid returns at every property and project we manage.
 
 
Ted Willcocks
President and CEO, Triovest
Ted Willcocks

Ted Willcocks is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Triovest. Ted brings over 25 years of diverse international experience in commercial real estate, having held a series of increasingly senior positions with CBRE, Brookfield Properties, and most recently Manulife. For the last several years, he led the development and implementation of the real estate strategy for Manulife Investment Management, overseeing portfolio management, asset management, and development in Canada, the United States, Australia and Asia, including growth of the Private Markets business. Ted is a former US Executive Board Member of NAIOP and the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).

 
 
 
Prakash David
Chief Investment Officer, Triovest
Prakash David

Prakash is the Chief Investment Officer of Triovest. In this capacity he heads up the firms’ capital raising, investments, development, and asset management businesses. Prakash has over 20 years of diverse real estate experience, both in Canada and internationally. Prior to joining Triovest in 2017, Prakash worked for Lendlease in Singapore, heading up investment management, development, and leasing of a $3B master-planned office and residential precinct in partnership with ADIA. Prior to this, Prakash headed up a retail expansion strategy in the MENA region for Majid Al Futtaim, the retail leader in the Middle East. He also built the investment and development platform for the City of Toronto, led a Walmart-anchored retail expansion strategy throughout Southwestern Ontario with SmartCentres, and practised municipal law in Toronto. He holds an MBA, LLB, and BA (Politics), and sits on the executive of the ICSC as Government Relations Chair.

  
 
 
Luqman Ahmad
Chief Financial Officer, Triovest
Luqman Ahmad

Luqman is the Chief Financial Officer of Triovest. He brings more than 15 years of experience as a finance executive in the Canadian real estate industry. Prior to joining Triovest, Luqman held progressive roles at global professional services and commercial real estate organizations where he led the Finance & Accounting teams. While his core responsibilities have been leadership and management of core finance and accounting functions, Luqman’s broad experience extends into real estate tax law, debt & equity capital markets, financial structuring for development projects, working with rating agencies, and leading innovative change initiatives. Luqman holds a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant designations.

Tom D. Falls
Executive Vice President, Commercial Central, East and National Retail, Advisors
Tom D. Falls

Tom D. Falls, CPA CA, is the Executive Vice President for Central and Eastern Canada. Tom is responsible for overseeing the leasing, asset and property management functions for Triovest’s properties in Central and Eastern Canada. He has more< than 25 years of industry experience.

 
 
 
Mike Mannix
Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management, Properties
Mike Mannix,

 

CFA

In his role as Executive Vice President, Portfolio Management, Mike is responsible for the performance of Triovest’s portfolio of owned assets, the execution of our long term portfolio strategy and the promotion of deep relationships with our investor partners. His commercial real estate experience spans property, asset, investment and development management roles in both the Toronto and Calgary markets. Prior to joining Triovest, Mike worked within the corporate finance division of a diversified Canadian utility and as an oil and gas private equity investment manager in Alberta.

 
 
Blair Sinclair
Executive Vice President, Development, Advisors
Blair Sinclair

Blair Sinclair is the Executive Vice President, Development. He is a member of the investments team responsible for overseeing the leasing and development activities in Western Canada. Blair’s real estate career spans more than 25 years; he has held several senior-level commercial real estate positions with major companies in both Alberta and Saskatchewan.

 
 
Paul Skeans
Executive Vice President, Commercial West, Alberta &
Saskatchewan, Advisors
Paul Skeans

Paul Skeans is the Executive Vice President, Alberta and Saskatchewan, responsible for the delivery of leasing, asset management and property management for Triovest’s properties within the Prairie Region. Paul has 22 years of real estate experience in western Canadian markets, having worked within the brokerage, REIT and Institutional Advisory environments, managing all facets of commercial real estate including leasing, asset management, investments and property management.

 
 
Susan Spence
Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate
Secretary, Triovest
Susan Spence

Susan Spence is the Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary for Triovest. Susan provides legal support to all aspects of Triovest’s business and operations, and has been practising law for over 20 years. She started her career in Toronto with real property and planning group at McCarthy Tétrault, and prior to joining Triovest, Susan was senior legal counsel at GE Capital and General Electric, where she supported several businesses, including real estate and corporate lending.

 
 
Marlene Farias
Senior Vice President, Property Management, Central Region,
Advisors
Marlene Farias

Marlene Farias joined Triovest in 2002. She has over 25 years of senior building operations and property management experience and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of approximately 10 million square feet of industrial and commercial real estate in the Greater Toronto Area.

 
 
Denise Froese
Senior Vice President, Property Management, Alberta &
Saskatchewan, Advisors
Denise Froese

Denise Froese is the Senior Vice President, Property Management, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of approximately 13 million square feet of office, industrial and retail real estate in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Denise has more than 20 years of broad-based senior leadership experience in business. Denise’s prior work experience includes leading the Administrative Services function at a major integrated energy company where she was responsible for a 2 million sq. ft. leased real estate portfolio, as well as its construction, facilities management, building and office and transportation services.

 
 
George Geracimo
Senior Vice President, Commercial East, Advisors
George Geracimo

George Geracimo is Senior Vice President of Asset Management and Leasing for office and industrial properties in Quebec. George has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to Triovest, George was responsible for executing value creation strategies primarily for an industrial and retail portfolio in Quebec and the Maritimes for a leading private equity real estate investment company.

 
 
Tracy Macdonald
Senior Vice President, Commercial Leasing, Advisors
Tracy Macdonald
 

Tracy Macdonald is the Senior Vice President, Commercial Leasing responsible for the GTA portfolio. With over 25 years of commercial real estate experience, she has worked with several major real estate advisors where she successfully managed groups of leasing professionals responsible for both office and industrial portfolios across the GTA. Tracy is registered with the Real Estate Council of Ontario (RECO) and an Associate Member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtor (SIOR) Canadian Central Chapter where she holds a position on the Board.

 
 
Brad Merchant
Senior Vice President, Asset Management, Western Canada,
Advisors
Brad Merchant

Brad Merchant is Senior Vice President of Asset Management in Western Canada, responsible for the performance and strategic direction of property assets on behalf of Triovest’s clients. Brad has more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience across multiple domestic and international markets. Prior to joining Triovest, Brad held senior asset and property management roles in the Middle East and Central Asia, and has held leadership positions with major institutional real estate organizations within Canada.

 
 
Sylvain Clermont
Vice President, Property Management, Eastern Region, Advisors
Sylvain Clermont

Sylvain Clermont is the Vice President, Property Management in Eastern Canada. He has more than 30 years of experience in property management, manufacturing and facility management. Sylvain is responsible for leadership of the property management and building operations in the Eastern Canada portfolio. He has diverse experience ranging from managing building optimization,manufacturing operations and industrial safety. Sylvain is also specialized in provincial and municipal laws pertaining to the Building Code of Quebec.

Board of Directors

STEPHEN B. MANNIX

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Stephen B. Mannix is Managing Director of Loram Pty Ltd, the
Australian subsidiary of Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc., a
leading supplier of track maintenance services and equipment
around the globe. He is formerly the Executive Managing
Director of Triovest Capital, where he was responsible for
developing and driving various principal investment strategies
to generate superior returns for Triovest and its partners.
His experience includes working in various other capacities in
commercial real estate, as well as several other industries
including investment management, construction and agriculture.
Stephen is Vice Chair and a Director of Coril Holdings Ltd. He
holds degrees in Bachelor of Commerce (International Business)
and Bachelor of Laws, and is an active member of the Law
Society of Alberta.

Deanna Zumwalt

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Ms. Deanna Zumwalt is President & CEO and Director of
Coril Holdings Ltd. She is responsible for leading and
directing Coril’s business initiatives, including subsidiary
companies that operate in Canada, the United States and
globally. Deanna joined Coril in September 2015, as CFO and
was recently promoted to President. Over the past 25 years,
Ms. Zumwalt has held senior management positions at Nexen
Energy ULC, and Anadarko Canada. Ms. Zumwalt holds a Bachelor
of Commerce from the University of Calgary as well as a
Diploma in Financial Strategy from Oxford University. She is a
member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta
and holds an Institute of Corporate Directors, Director
Designation. She was appointed Chair of Triovest in January of
2021.

NEIL LABATTE

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Mr. Neil Labatte served as President and Chief Executive
Officer of Talon International Inc., the developer of the
Trump International Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, and Global
Dimension Capital, Inc. Mr. Labatte was a Founder and
Principal of Global Dimension Capital, Inc. He served as Chief
Executive Officer of Legacy Hotels REIT (also known as, Legacy
Hotels Real Estate Investment Trust) since March 2003 and its
President and Chief Operating Officer since June 1999 until
the REIT was privatized in late 2007. He founded of MyWay
Concierge, Inc., in 2007 and served as its President. Mr.
Labatte served as Senior Vice President of Real Estate of
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Inc. (FHRHI) since October 1,
1999. Mr. Labatte has over 35 years of experience within the
real estate and hotel sectors. Mr. Labatte joined Canadian
Pacific Hotels & Resorts (the predecessor to FHRHI) in
1997 as Vice President of Acquisitions. For the four years
prior to joining FHRHI, Mr. Labatte founded and served as
Principal of A.E.W. Mexico Company. He has been a Director of
Alpha Peak Leisure Inc. He is on the Board of Directors of the
National Hockey League Alumni Association “Hockey’s Greatest
Family”. He was an Independent Trustee of HealthLease
Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, from April, 2012 to
December, 2015 when it was privatized was also and Chairman of
its Investment Committee and Special Committee. He served as
Trustee of Legacy Hotels REIT starting in April, 2003. He
served as a Board Member of A.E.W. Mexico Company. He served
as a Director of Holloway Lodging Corporation from May , 2014
to June , 2014. He was a Board Member of the Canadian
Institute of Public and Private Real Estate Companies. He
played professional hockey for five years with the Salt Lake
City Golden Eagles and the St. Louis Blues. Mr. Labatte
attended Brown University prior to attending the University of
Utah and receiving a Bachelor of Science, Finance (1983) and
Masters of Science, Finance (1989) from the University of
Utah. He was elected into the Brown University Sports Hall of
Fame in October, 2016.

Mark Renzoni

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Mr. Renzoni brings to Triovest a wealth of knowledge and
experience in the Canadian Commercial Real Estate industry. He
most recently held the position of CEO at CBRE, which he
retired from in 2018. During his 30-year tenure with CBRE, Mr.
Renzoni delivered strong growth, and engineered significant
changes to the company’s platform, workplace facilities and
leadership team. His successful leadership style was built on
empowering his team, particularly the next generation of
leaders, to position the company for continued growth. He was
also instrumental in creating a runway for new ideas and
opportunities. Mr. Renzoni’s strong operational and investment
mindset, and his well-established reputation and connections
in the North American real estate community will be an asset
to Triovest. Mr. Renzoni holds a Degree from Western
University. In addition to serving as a member of Triovest’s
Board, Mr. Renzoni will also continue to serve on the Boards
of British Pacific Properties and View Glass Canada.

David Gerofsky

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Mr. David Gerofsky is a respected leader with 30 years of
experience in the real estate industry, most recently as
President and CEO of First Gulf Corporation. Mr. Gerofsky’s
expertise and insightful direction encompasses all aspects of
commercial real estate, from development to operations. Mr.
Gerofsky began his career as a lawyer at a major Toronto law
firm and has held senior-executive positions with two large
Canadian real estate companies.

Ted Willcocks

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Ted Willcocks is the President and Chief Executive Officer of
Triovest. Ted brings over 25 years of diverse international
experience in commercial real estate, having held a series of
increasingly senior positions with CBRE, Brookfield
Properties, and most recently Manulife. For the last several
years, he led the development and implementation of the real
estate strategy for Manulife Investment Management, overseeing
portfolio management, asset management, and development in
Canada, the United States, Australia and Asia, including
growth of the Private Markets business. Ted is a former US
Executive Board Member of NAIOP and the Association of Foreign
Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE).