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Our Leadership

Gary Berman is responsible for Tricon’s overall operations, including strategic planning, investment decisions, capital commitments, and relationship management. Since joining the Company in 2002, Gary has helped transform Tricon from a provider of equity and mezzanine capital to the for-sale housing industry to a leading owner and operator of rental housing. Under his leadership, Tricon has established itself as a people-first residential company with a growing portfolio of single-family rental homes, multi-family properties, and build-to-rent communities.

Gary is a Governor of the Corporation of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall, where he also serves on the Massey Hall Revitalization Committee, a former Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and a former member of the University of Toronto Real Estate Advisory Committee. He is the co-founder of the Pug Awards, an online awards and education-based charity that, for a decade, helped to increase architectural awareness and elevate planning and design standards in Toronto.

Gary has a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, where he was designated a Baker Scholar, and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University, where he graduated first overall in the Faculty of Management.

Wissam Francis oversees all aspects of Tricon Residential’s financial functions, including financial reporting and analysis, treasury, capital market strategies, and tax functions.

Wissam has extensive experience in capital markets, financial reporting, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and strategy formulation. He has more than 25 years of experience in real estate and has been actively involved in a variety of projects and sectors, including residential, retail, industrial, office, mixed-use and development. Before joining Tricon in 2014, Wissam was a senior member of Ernst & Young’s Transaction Real Estate advisory practice. Prior to that, he was the Director of Finance and Acquisitions at First Capital Realty.

Wissam has a CPA, CMA designation and a Master of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Master of Arts degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Finance and an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He also completed Harvard Business School’s Leadership for Senior Executives Program.

Jonathan Ellenzweig is responsible for the strategic oversight of Tricon Residential’s rental housing and development platforms. He helps design and implement investment strategy, manages relationships with key stakeholders, sources new opportunities and oversees teams responsible for business plan execution and investment management. In addition, Jonathan leads Tricon’s San Francisco office.

Since joining Tricon in 2005, Jonathan has been an integral part of many of its defining strategic initiatives, including its IPO in 2010, the launch of its single-family rental business in 2012,its entry into U.S. multi-family rental in 2019, and Tricon’s privatization transaction in 2024.

Prior to joining Tricon, Jonathan worked in investment banking in New York and Toronto for Citigroup Global Markets.

He is a member of the Urban Land Institute, the Policy Advisory Board of the Fisher Centre for Real Estate and Urban Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, and serves on numerous local Boards of Directors, including Marin Girls Softball, and the Lark Theatre, a non-profit single-screen arthouse cinema in Marin County, California.

Jonathan has an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree with First Class Honours from Queen’s University.

Kevin Baldridge is responsible for the operational oversight of Tricon Residential’s U.S. single-family rental and U.S. and Canadian multi-family rental businesses and is a key partner in establishing the strategic direction of the business. Kevin leads Tricon’s organic single-family rental acquisition program and its daily operating activities, including marketing, innovation and IT initiatives.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, Kevin was the President of Irvine Company Apartment Communities, where he was responsible for overseeing all property operations, asset management and acquisitions. Prior to that, he was a Senior Vice President of Boston-based General Investment and Development. Kevin is a board member of the National Rental Home Council, as well as its former President. Kevin and his wife founded and run Hope in Motion International, a charity that provides medical assistance to orphanages and villages in Latin America. He has also held board positions on the National Multifamily Housing Council, the California Apartment Association, Serving People in Need and JSerra High School.

Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from the London School of Economics.

Sherrie Suski is responsible for overseeing Tricon Residential’s human resources function, including the sourcing, recruiting, vetting, hiring, development and retention of employees. She acts as a strategic business advisor to the executive team and departmental heads regarding key business and management issues, organizational strategy and operational effectiveness, and helps elevate team performance through innovative leadership. In order to further Tricon’s ambitious growth plans, Sherrie focuses on the hiring, training and development of caring, talented employees – as they are the foundation and future leaders of Tricon Residential.

Sherrie brings to Tricon more than 20 years of experience in building, inspiring and retaining high-performance teams. Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, she led human resources and administrative functions for several large multinational organizations and numerous venture-backed start-ups, including in the high-tech and big data space. Sherrie is a member of the invitation-only Forbes Human Resources Council and is a regular contributor to Forbes.

Sherrie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine, where she graduated Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa, and she has a Master of Science degree in Organizational Psychology from California State University, Long Beach.

David Veneziano acts as Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for Tricon Residential. He is responsible for overseeing all legal affairs and governance matters related to Tricon Residential’s operational and strategic objectives. David has been Tricon’s General Counsel since 2014, providing advice on all aspects of its operations, investments, corporate structuring and finance, compliance and corporate governance. He is also Tricon’s Corporate Secretary and its Chief Compliance Officer.

Before joining Tricon in 2014, David was Vice President and General Counsel of Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (now Sienna Senior Living), where he was responsible for all legal and governance matters. Prior to working at Leisureworld, he practiced law at Goodmans LLP, where he advised a wide array of public and private enterprises in matters relating to tax, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, compliance and restructuring.

David is a graduate of the University of Toronto Law School and has a Bachelor of Science (Honors) degree in Human Biology and Bioethics from the University of Toronto, from which he graduated with high distinction.

Our Senior Management

The directory below is comprised of our senior management team who are helping to shape the future of real estate and reimagine rental housing.

Name Title Department Location

Kent Ahlering is responsible for the asset management of Tricon Residential’s single-family rental portfolio. In this role, he oversees Tricon’s revenue management, ancillary services, insurance and disposition functions.

Kent has been in the residential and commercial portfolio management space since 2011. Prior to joining Tricon, Kent served as the Vice President of Development at CREDE (Commercial Real Estate Development Enterprises), overseeing the acquisition, development, construction and management of a national residential and commercial portfolio. Prior to that, Kent was responsible for a national single-family rental portfolio at True Investments, LLC.

Kent has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business.

Steve Best oversees Tricon Residential’s Total Rewards program and its HR technology. In this role, he leads strategic compensation and benefits design and advances Tricon’s Workday human capital solution and other HR technologies for both the U.S. and Canada. Prior to joining Tricon, he was VP, Total Rewards and HR Systems at FirstKey Homes, a single-family home rental firm. Steve also spent 15 years as VP, Director of Compensation and Benefits at JE Dunn Construction Company, one of the largest domestic general contractors in the United States, with over 3,000 employees and $3 billion in revenue.

Steve served on the Board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Worldwide Employee Benefits group, and also served on the Board and was Chair of the Mid-America Coalition on Health Care.

Steve graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Marquette University in Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, and also has a Master of Industrial and Labor Relations degree from Cornell University.

Reshma Block is responsible for providing IT leadership and setting strategic direction for Tricon Residential. Reshma is accountable for introducing new innovative technologies that improve the resident experience and advance the enterprise’s operating efficiencies. She also leads all data integration advancements and is responsible for the firm’s IT governance and compliance processes.

With a proven track record as a technology expert, business-savvy consultant and board chair, Reshma brings more than 25 years of strategic technology experience to Tricon. Prior to joining Tricon, Reshma was the Founder and Principal of Compass Consulting, a woman-led boutique management & technology consulting firm focusing on strategic and business planning, digital transformation and customer experience. Reshma began her career at Intel where she founded and led the development of a new technology data ecosystem and helped drive strategic roadmaps for Intel’s major IT partners. Subsequently, Reshma served as Chief Operating Officer of My Life Compass and as Chief Information Technology Officer of BioNovix. She serves on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee for Hoag Hospital, Board of Directors for Charitable Ventures, and formerly on the Board of Governors for the Orange County Community Foundation.

Reshma has a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from California State Polytechnic University. She graduated from both universities with distinction.

Julie Burdick is focused on driving strategic growth and spearheading major operational initiatives across Tricon’s rental housing platforms. She also sources and leads a variety of acquisition opportunities in the U.S.

Since joining Tricon in 2018, Julie played a significant role in the acquisition, investment management, and disposition of Tricon’s U.S. multi-family business. Prior to joining Tricon, Julie was a Vice President at Shorenstein Properties, overseeing the acquisition, planning, and development of apartments in Northern California and New York. Julie also worked in investment sales in Eastdil Secured’s San Francisco office, and in acquisitions and asset management with Crow Holdings in Dallas, where her portfolio included multi-family assets and master-planned communities.

Julie has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Julie is a member of Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a member of the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP).

Andy Carmody oversees Tricon Residential’s U.S. residential development business, including Tricon’s build-to-rent communities and legacy land and homebuilding business. In this role, he oversees relationships with capital and development partners, sources new investment opportunities, and manages the investment team responsible for new investments, community development, and ongoing investment management. He is also responsible for Tricon’s master-planned community development platform operated through The Johnson Companies LP and leads Tricon’s sustainability initiatives company-wide, reinforcing Tricon’s commitment to enriching the lives of its residents and the communities in which they serve.

Andy has extensive experience in the acquisition, planning/design, development, and management of large-scale residential development communities and platforms. He has more than 25 years of diverse experience in real estate development, business development, product development, marketing, manufacturing, and operations across a wide range of industries. Prior to joining Tricon in 2017, Andy was President, Residential at Crescent Communities, where he led all aspects of business strategy, acquisitions, entitlements, planning and design, development and construction, asset management and operations across a portfolio of 18 master-planned and resort/destination communities. Prior to that, Andy was Senior Vice President at Kitson & Partners, responsible for investment strategy, land acquisition, and early-stage investment management for an institutionally-backed real estate investment platform. He has also held the roles of Director of Strategic and Operational Marketing at Centex Homes and Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm.

Andy also has significant experience in a variety of engineering roles, including as an Engineering Specialist at The Boeing Company and Plant Manager at Amerigon, Inc. He is a member of the Community Development Council of the Urban Land Institute.

Andy has a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Michigan.

Yves Cheung leads all aspects of Tricon Residential’s Canadian mixed-use rental developments including building designs, municipal approvals, and project management, while working closely with internal construction and operations teams as well as external stakeholders. He will assume ownership and drive projects throughout the full development lifecycle.

Yves is a highly experienced real estate professional with over 12 years of expertise in acquisition, development, and asset management. Prior to joining Tricon, Yves held progressively senior roles at Empire Communities, Mattamy, and Tridel, where he managed the transactions of new project acquisitions and asset dispositions in addition to structuring the companies’ private, public, and partnership bid processes, providing project acquisition briefings and recommendations, optimizing development potential, and mitigating risks throughout the development cycle. Additionally, Yves oversees all aspects of the development process, from planning entitlement processes to negotiating development agreements, from marketing strategies to obtaining building permits. Yves is also actively involved in community development initiatives.

Yves holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Immunology, an undergraduate degree in Actuarial Science/Immunology from the University of Toronto and is a CFA Charterholder.

Dawn Dalton leads the strategy, planning and implementation of Tricon Residential’s business systems. She is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and support of proprietary and licensed software applications and works closely with the technology group to identify areas for increased automation and efficiency.

Dawn combines her background in technology with more than seven years of real estate industry experience to bring a valuable perspective to Tricon. She is passionate about creating operational efficiencies through the adoption of modern business systems and has helped define and enhance Tricon’s technology footprint. Prior to joining Tricon in 2016, Dawn worked at American Residential Properties as Director, Business Applications.

Dawn has a Master of Business Administration degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix, as well as several certificates from Scrum Alliance related to Agile software development practices.

David Don focuses on investment management and growth initiatives for Tricon Residential’s single-family rental business. He is primarily responsible for day-to-day management of Tricon’s acquisition and capital strategy, including sourcing and execution of new acquisitions and various corporate initiatives.

Before joining Tricon in 2016, David worked in the investment banking group at Morgan Stanley, where he advised the real estate sector and other clients on mergers and acquisitions and public capital markets activity.

David has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from UCLA.

Connor Doss is responsible for the oversight of Tricon Residential’s single-family rental construction and maintenance business, including strategic procurement, operational analytics, and centralized operations.

Connor has more than 15 years of diverse experience leading teams in property operations, large-scale capital improvements, and building maintenance. Before joining Tricon in 2016, Connor served in an executive leadership role as Director of Engineering for Rosewood Hotels. Prior to that, he held operations roles at Hilton Hotels, where he was responsible for capital improvements, including managing relationships with internal and external ownership groups through early-stage design, planning and construction. He also led internalized engineering teams that managed the day-to-day facility operations, preventative maintenance of public and back-of-house mechanical spaces, mid-sized suite enhancement projects, and technical evaluation of energy consumption and life-safety systems.

Connor has a Master of Science degree in Management, specializing in Global Business from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Brian Edge is responsible for leading the strategic initiatives, day-to-day operations and oversight of Tricon Residential’s East Coast portfolio. He oversees the property management, maintenance and construction functions in Texas, Florida, North and South Carolina, and Georgia.

Brian brings more than 30 years of experience to Tricon and is widely recognized for his strategic thinking and ability to develop strong leaders, drive change and create high-performance cultures. Previously, Brian was Regional Vice President for US Foods, where he successfully optimized efficiencies in logistics, transportation, operations, customer intelligence and warehousing. He has also served as Director of Operations for Wal-Mart, Nike, Target and Schneider National Corporation.

Brian has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina, Pembroke.

John English oversees development of all Tricon Residential Canadian multi-family projects. In this role, he is responsible for all development stages and leads cross-functional teams through the project underwriting, municipal approvals, design, budgeting and construction processes.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, John worked at Oxford Properties in its development group, most recently as Director of Development. He managed development projects across Canada for a variety of asset classes, including office, industrial, multi-family and retail. Prior to that, John was a consultant at Halsall Associates in its Building Redevelopment and Sustainability practice.

John has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from McGill University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School. He is also a LEED-accredited Professional and a Professional Engineer in Ontario.

Thomas Fichman is responsible for the strategic growth and management of Tricon Residential’s U.S. residential development business, including Tricon’s single-family build-to-rent business and legacy land and homebuilding business. In this role, he manages growth initiatives, joint-venture partner relationships, and overall portfolio and investment performance. Additionally, Thomas is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing new investments and has also been involved in the execution of many of Tricon’s major strategic initiatives and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2014, Thomas worked at BMO Capital Markets in the real estate investment banking group, advising institutional real estate clients on corporate transactions and capital markets.

Thomas has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario, where he was a Dean’s List graduate.

Diane Heyman oversees Tricon Residential’s Employee Relations function. In this role, she leads the design, implementation and delivery of performance management and feedback programs focused on building and maintaining Tricon’s “People First” culture. Diane and her team are strategic partners with all levels of leadership to assist with planning, development and coaching to elevate performance, maximize effectiveness and retain employees.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2017, Diane was a Human Resources executive with Target Corporation and launched and stabilized start-up organizations. She began her career as a practicing attorney, author and editor of legal treatises and publications.

Diane has a Juris Doctor from DePaul University, College of Law, Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in employee relations, Magna cum laude, from Northcentral University and a Bachelor of Arts from New College of the University of Florida.  She also serves as an advisor to the University of California, Riverside, Women in Leadership Executive Program and regularly volunteers human resources services to non-profit organizations in Los Angeles, California.

Sarah Hicks is responsible for providing strategic leadership and day-to-day oversight of Tricon Residential’s Canadian multi-family portfolio. In this role, she manages the property management, operational onboarding and lease-up of existing and new developments.

Sarah has over 30 years of leadership experience in the multi-family and hospitality industries, with a proven track record of building teams that deliver exceptional experiences for all stakeholders. Prior to joining Tricon, Sarah was Regional Manager at Minto Apartment REIT, responsible for one of Canada’s largest multi-family communities, located in Toronto. In addition to her operational experience, Sarah has an extensive background in developing and leading revenue management strategies for multi-family residential, short-term rental properties and hotel groups.

Sarah has an Honors Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Sociology from McGill University.

Minh Hoang is responsible for Tricon Residential’s property-level continuous improvement programs, standard operating procedure (SOP) management, and project management activities.

With more than 20 years of experience, Minh has led accounting operations for large public, multinational and privately held companies in a variety of industries. Prior to joining Tricon, he held senior accounting positions at Pacific Dental Services, MBK Real Estate and AES Corporation. He is a United States Marine Veteran and serves on the board of the Orange County YMCA.

Minh has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California. He is an active CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Andrew Joyner leads Tricon Residential’s Canadian multi-family rental business. In this role, he designs and implements strategy, sources investment opportunities, and oversees teams responsible for business plan execution including development, construction and ongoing asset management. In addition, Andrew manages key relationships with joint venture partners and government stakeholders.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2016, Andrew held senior roles at CPP Investments in Toronto, where he focused on real estate investments throughout North America, and at Hines in London, UK, where he was responsible for property acquisitions throughout Western Europe. In addition, Andrew previously worked at Goldman Sachs in New York in the investment banking division.

A former recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, Andrew has a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia University, an undergraduate degree in Economics from Queen’s University, and is a CFA Charterholder.

Andrew is a member of the Multi-Family Council of the Urban Land Institute, and serves on the University of Toronto and MaRS Discovery District Real Estate Committees.

Larry Kiradziev is responsible for the overall enterprise architecture and for helping to develop strategic technology changes to scale up and meet the demands required by the Company’s growth and digital transformation. In addition, he develops and drives IT insights and executes the strategic IT vision in order to provide flexible, innovative and collaborative solutions.

Larry has more than 25 years of information technology experience in evolving architecture practices and as an IT consultant, serving clients from a variety of industries. His passion lies in working with business partners to leverage technology solutions that achieve valuable business outcomes.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2022, Larry was a consultant, and he also spent 16 years in IT architecture leadership positions with Transamerica Life Canada and Sun Life Financial. Previously, he was an IT consultant with a Toronto-area firm and a Microsoft Gold Partner, serving client organizations such as GlaxoSmithKline, Baxter Healthcare, Nabisco and Kraft.

Larry has an Honors Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto.

Gregg Knutson leads Tricon Residential’s technology innovation, business systems development and support, and systems integration functions. He has been a key leader in implementing the technology-enabled platform that makes Tricon Residential a leader in the industry.

Gregg has more than 25 years of information technology experience leading infrastructure, software development and production support teams in multiple industries. His passion lies in collaborating with business leaders to create enterprise solutions that leverage technology and innovation to promote process efficiencies, reduce operational expenses and increase user productivity. Prior to joining Tricon in 2016, Gregg held IT leadership positions in industries such as cloud-based software development, law enforcement, public transportation, accounting and electronic component distribution.

Gregg has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University.

David Mark is responsible for Tricon Residential’s debt financing activities in the U.S. and Canada, including managing the origination, structuring, negotiation and execution of all debt solutions.

David has broad experience in the commercial real estate sector, with extensive leadership in real estate lending. Prior to joining Tricon in 2016, he served as Chief Risk Officer at GE Capital Real Estate in Canada and was responsible for vetting, approving and negotiating debt and equity real estate transactions. At GE Capital, David also served as a Trustee and Investment Sub-Committee member of the Canadian GE Pension Fund. Prior to joining GE Capital, he was an appraiser and consultant at Arthur Andersen in New York, as well as at Richard Ellis and Royal LePage in Toronto.

David has an Honors Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, as well as the AACI, MAI and MRICS professional appraisal designations.

 

Tina McClelland is responsible for the strategic marketing direction of our US single-family rental and single-family rental community housing portfolio with a focus on the resident experience, acquisition, and retention.

With over 15 years of marketing experience, Tina has served as a leader providing strategic direction to brands looking to transform their experience with a customer-focused approach. Prior to joining Tricon, Tina served as a Global Marketing Leader for Össur, a medical device company, responsible for redirecting Össur’s marketing strategy to address shifting customer and market demands. Prior to Össur, she served as a marketing leader at Irvine Company, UPS, and Yogurtland Franchising.

Tina has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego and a Master of Business Administration degree from the Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine.

Bill McConaghy is Jacksonville, FL, North Carolina and South Carolina’s primary strategic business and people leader. Bill is responsible for all aspects of the operation, including resident and employee satisfaction, individual and team development, financial performance, and revenue generation.

Bill started his consulting career with a boutique real estate developer with efforts in the full real estate life cycle to include acquisitions, marketing, site planning/entitlements and construction, and to include product types of multi-family, mixed-use and hi-rise oceanfront resort and residence. Bill then joined The Laramar Group to open their first Florida Office. Bill led the sourcing and value add Florida strategy closing $200 Million+ in off market and bank note multifamily acquisitions. From there, during the great recession, Bill pivoted to economic development consulting with local governments and built private partnerships with a “Public ROI” underwriting model. Before joining Tricon, Bill’s primary clients included private equity value add multi-family acquisitions and asset management.

Bill is a Florida Real Estate Broker and has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida, School of Journalism & Communication with an Outside Concentration in Political Science. He previously led his own consulting and brokerage firm, Strategic Acquisition Initiatives, Inc.

Drew is responsible for leading Tricon Residential’s technology-driven marketing automation and lifecycle marketing efforts, with a particular focus on data analytics, insight and innovation.

Prior to joining Tricon, Drew served as Head of Technology and Data Product Marketing for CBRE and was responsible for repositioning CBRE’s technology and data market offerings. Prior to CBRE, he served as a Global Brand and Marketing Leader at Ernst & Young (EY).

Drew holds a BA in Communications from California State University, Fullerton and has completed continuing education programs at ArtCenter College of Design and UCI.

Gina McMullan oversees all aspects of Tricon Residential’s corporate accounting, public company financial reporting, private funds and advisory reporting, and accounting policy functions. She is also responsible for the property accounting operations of Tricon’s single-family and multi-family rental portfolios, as well as leading technical research and applying a sound accounting approach to all complex strategic transactions.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2016, Gina was a senior member of the PwC LLP assurance practice, where she spent more than ten years servicing a variety of companies in the real estate, retail, media and technology sectors. She has an in-depth understanding of IFRS and U.S. GAAP, as well as extensive experience in mergers and acquisition accounting. Previously, she studied hotel management, and worked at three of the world’s premier properties – The Plaza Hotel in New York, The Shilla in Seoul and The Prince Hotel in Tokyo – where she acquired a solid understanding of customer service excellence, which she draws upon in her current role.

Gina has a CPA, CA designation, attended Rutgers Business School, and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting from Ryerson University.

Ali Merali is responsible for managing Tricon Residential’s strategic initiatives and operational priorities. Ali works closely with leadership teams from across the organization to ensure seamless cross-functional collaboration, effective communication, and informed decision-making.

Prior to joining Tricon, Ali was Chief of Staff and Head of Special Projects at the University of Toronto’s Dalla Lana School of Public Health. In this role, he was instrumental in implementing strategic projects to support Ontario’s COVID-19 response strategy.

Before that, Ali was the Chief of Staff at Starwood Hotels & Resorts, where he oversaw global strategic initiatives related to Starwood’s digital, marketing, and customer experience efforts. He played a critical role in integrating the Starwood and Marriott teams after Marriott’s acquisition of Starwood. Prior to Starwood, Ali held various strategic and operational roles on President Obama’s 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns, and with the Obama administration.

Ali has a Bachelor of Science degree in Real Estate Finance from Cornell University and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

Marc Munoz is responsible for our Atlanta market portfolio, including 6,500 single-family rental homes and two multi-family communities. Marc has been instrumental in building a strong team of 100+ employees who embody our Tricon culture and provide service excellence to our residents. He also provides support for our operations team in Toronto.

Marc started his career in south Florida as a leasing specialist for luxury rentals. Since then, he has held roles in regional management, project management and asset management, and as Director of Property Management, reporting directly to the COO. He has an entrepreneurial spirit, developed during his work in commercial interior design and property management consulting, and as a real estate investor.

Marc has an Executive Leadership Training Certification from Ferguson Partners, an IREM designation from Sawyer Realty Holdings, and has been presented with several Tricon awards, including Most Improved Economic Occupancy 2018, JV Underwriting Accuracy 2018 and Most Leases Executed 2019.

Josh Nogowski is responsible for overseeing Tricon Residential’s single-family rental organic acquisitions program, including asset valuations, underwriting, negotiations and purchase closings. Since joining Tricon in 2012, Josh has been a key contributor to the growth of the single-family acquisition platform and the overall portfolio.

Josh’s previous experience includes 14 years of leading acquisitions and leasing activity of luxury rental portfolios for private investor groups, including Lake Success Living/SFRH, Plum Pads LLC and Sunvest Communities.

Josh has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Florida State University.

Wojtek Nowak is responsible for overseeing Tricon Residential’s budgeting, strategic planning and financial analysis activities, treasury management, and various reporting functions. He serves as a liaison for Tricon’s capital markets partners and has played key roles in the execution of many of Tricon’s major strategic initiatives, acquisitions and capital raising activities.

Wojtek has extensive experience in capital markets spanning corporate finance, investor relations, equity and credit research, asset management and investment banking. Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, he was Managing Director, Equity Research at AltaCorp Capital.

Wojtek has an Honors Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, where he was a Dean’s List graduate. He also has a CFA designation.

Alan O’Brien is responsible for oversight of Tricon Residential’s property management business, including leasing, maintenance, call center operations and customer service. Alan is a thought leader in process improvement and efficiency through innovation and the employment of technology.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2014, Alan worked at a variety of boutique real estate investment companies, including 29th Street Capital, which formed a partnership with Tricon in 2012 to purchase and manage single-family rental homes in California. He also previously worked at Ericsson in the telecommunications engineering field. Alan is Chair of the Operations Committee of the National Rental Home Council.

Alan received his secondary and university education in Ireland and has a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering degree from the University of Limerick.

 

Tobias Oriwol is responsible for providing strategic oversight and day-to-day investment management for Tricon Residential’s Canadian purpose-built rental apartment platform, including sourcing new investment opportunities, acquisition execution, and capital raising.

Prior to joining Tricon, Tobias worked at Forum Equity Partners in Toronto. Before that, he worked at Brookfield Asset Management, in both Toronto and New York, where he focused on residential housing investments and developments across market rate and affordable rental apartments, student housing, senior housing, and for-sale condominiums.

Tobias has a Master’s degree in urban planning from Harvard University and an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies from Stanford University. He is also a two-time Canadian Olympian, having reached the semi-finals in both the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Sandra Pereira is responsible for Tricon Residential’s global tax function, including strategy, planning, reporting, governance and compliance tax matters.

Sandra has more than 20 years of experience in international tax, structured transactions, capital markets, derivative products, acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to joining Tricon in 2014, Sandra was a Tax Partner at the Toronto office of Deloitte Canada, where she led the post-merger integration practice. She was responsible for advising global clients on operational tax issues, such as improving tax governance, transforming the tax function and optimizing the tax benefits of business synergies arising from strategic acquisitions. Before that, Sandra was a Tax Director at GE Capital Canada and, during her 15 years at GE, led numerous acquisitions and corporate initiatives in the real estate, private equity and asset management sectors. She is the Real Estate Sector Chair of CPA Canada Industry Taxation Committee.

Sandra has a CPA, CA designation and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto (Gold Medalist). She is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management Executive Leadership Program. Sandra was also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Masters of Tax program.

Jeff Peterson is responsible for the asset management of Tricon Residential’s single-family rental portfolio. In this role, he oversees Tricon’s ancillary services and disposition functions.

Jeff has worked in the residential and commercial real estate space for over 18 years. Before joining Tricon in 2019, he spent 12 years at Citivest as Director of Asset Management, overseeing a portfolio of west coast shopping centers. His responsibilities included acquisitions and dispositions, and executing value add business plans. During his time at Citivest, he also managed its SFR platform, overseeing acquisitions and dispositions of SFRs, and leading the asset management of its SFR portfolio.

Jeff has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Chapman University.

Linda Poon oversees the property accounting function for all Tricon Residential properties.

Linda has more than 10 years of experience in real estate and has been actively involved in a variety of mixed-use development projects, including residential, retail, office and hotel, in Miami, London and Shanghai. Before joining Tricon in 2022, Linda held a number of senior finance and accounting positions at public and private real estate companies, including Swire Properties and Tishman Speyer. Prior to that, she was a senior member of Pricewaterhouse Coopers’ assurance practice in London.

Linda has an FCA designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Master of Business Administration degree from Manchester Business School, a Master of Social Science degree in Law and Public Affairs from Hong Kong Chinese University and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Melissa Quigg is responsible for the asset management of Tricon Residential’s communities in the U.S.

Melissa brings more than 20 years of multi-family experience to Tricon, working in both acquisitions and asset management. Prior to joining Tricon, Melissa was Vice President of Acquisitions and Asset Management at Friedkin Realty Group, overseeing 11,000 apartments, as well as leading all acquisition activities nationwide. Before Friedkin Realty, Melissa was Vice President of Investments at Pacific Urban Residential and McDowell Properties.

Melissa has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

Jayashri Raghunathan oversees Tricon Residential’s financial system optimization initiatives and is responsible for developing and implementing new technology solutions to meet business requirements and ensure future scalability. In addition, she leads business process optimization across finance operations by promoting innovation and continuous improvement, and is a trusted advisor to Tricon’s finance and business leadership teams.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, Jayashri was a Principal Consultant at Stream Integration in its Enterprise Analytics practice. Before that, Jayashri held a variety of positions in IT and systems implementation consulting within IT organizations in the manufacturing and real estate industries. Jayashri has extensive experience in optimizing IT strategy, applications, data and delivery to create maximum and sustainable organizational value and ensure IT security. She has also led cross-functional teams working on large and complex technology projects.

Jayashri has CPA, CA, CPA (U.S.) and CISA designations, as well as PRINCE2® Practitioner and Lean IT Kaizen certifications.

Carrie Riccardi oversees Tricon Residential’s talent acquisition function ensuring the implementation and execution of talent attraction and retention strategies. In this role, she leads the design and delivery of all talent acquisition programs and processes and supports the team responsible for the direct recruitment of all positions for both the U.S. and Canada.

Prior to joining Tricon, Carrie was a Talent Development Manager with Southern Glazers Wine and Spirits. Carrie also spent time in a variety of positions within talent acquisition and human resources with companies such as Bank of America and 24-Hour Fitness.

Carrie graduated from Sacramento State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, with a concentration in Organizational Development and Public Relations.

Bill Richard is responsible for leading the acquisitions and asset management of Tricon Residential’s rental housing portfolio. In this role, he is responsible for leading both the growth in acquisitions for Tricon’s U.S. rental portfolio and the optimization of Tricon’s U.S. and Canada portfolios via establishing a portfolio asset management discipline including analytics, business planning, revenue management, ancillary revenue and services, property insurance and other similar items. He also plays a key role in property financing activities and other large strategic initiatives.

He brings significant experience in investments, finance and asset and risk management to the team. Before joining Tricon in 2016, Bill was a founding executive and Senior Vice President of Asset Management and Operations of another single-family rental operator, True Investments. Previously, he led successful teams at Arch Bay Capital, Morgan Stanley and the American Stock Exchange.

Bill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Finance from San Diego State University.

Todd Rosa is responsible for sourcing and managing residential development projects and partnerships for Tricon Residential’s single-family rental build-to-rent platform. In this role, he oversees the sourcing, underwriting, due diligence, closing and investment management of Tricon’s build-to-rent projects.

Todd has over 20 years of experience in the homebuilding and land development industry. Prior to joining Tricon, he was Vice President and Director of Investment Acquisitions at Hearthstone, a leading capital provider to homebuilders throughout the United States, and before that, he was Chief Operating Officer of a private regional homebuilder in Southern California.

Todd has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Pomona College.

Matthew Ryan is responsible for the strategic planning, financial performance, and operations of our California, Nevada, and Arizona markets. In the current role, Matthew manages maintenance and construction processes, property management, and team development of the markets. Matthew has been instrumental in the development of high-performing teams through mentoring and ongoing training that represents the Tricon culture.

Prior to joining Tricon in 2020, Matthew was Regional Vice President for a privately held multi-family investment and management company. He oversaw the operations, asset management, and value add initiatives for 8,000+ apartment homes throughout the U.S. In addition to his multi-family experience Matthew has experience in capital raising and funding for private group, short-term rental investments. He also worked as a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo prior to entering the real estate arena.

Matthew has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Montana.

Robert Sedore is responsible for the asset management of Tricon Residential’s Canadian multi-family rental communities. Robert leads day-to-day portfolio management, NOI optimization strategies, budgeting and forecasting, and capital projects. In addition, he is an early-stage collaborator in the design development stage of projects.

Robert brings more than 15 years of experience in multi-family and hospitality asset management and operations to Tricon. Prior to joining Tricon, he was Vice President, Asset Management at Barney River Investments, where he oversaw a portfolio of multi-family and hotel properties in Toronto, Ottawa and Calgary. Before that, he was a Director of CBRE Hotel’s Valuation & Advisory Services team, and he also held senior operations management roles at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ major city-centre and resort hotels in Toronto, Jasper and Vancouver.

Robert has an Honors Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph, a Certificate in Hotel Real Estate & Asset Management from Cornell University, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Real Property Valuation from the University of British Columbia.

Heather Southworth is responsible for leading strategic initiatives and overseeing day-to-day operations for Tricon Residential’s Western portfolio. In this role, she manages the property management, maintenance, and construction functions in California, Nevada, Arizona, Indiana, and Tennessee. Heather also oversees Tricon’s Operation Support Team, which is responsible for all operational SOP’s, Continuous Improvement, and Project Management initiatives.

Heather brings more than 14 years of asset management and leadership experience to Tricon. Prior to joining Tricon in 2014, she managed a team and assets for Fannie Mae, Freddie, 643, and McKinley Partners through RPM. Prior to RPM, Heather was the Chief Broker Compliance Officer at Windermere Real Estate, where she audited agent files for the department of real estate compliance, performed transaction coordination, negotiated short sales, and served as lead Property Manager for all broker-owned assets. Prior to joining Windemere, Heather also worked as an Asset Manager at Keller Williams Realty, where she was responsible for overseeing all property accounts and listings. During her time there, she successfully led a team of Real Estate Owned (REO) agents and was responsible for managing all bank asset project work, valuations, contract compliance and agent coaching.

Heather is a graduate of Sierra College and has several real estate certificates in the areas of real estate law, principles, and practices.

Chris Spagnolo is responsible for the execution of Tricon Residential’s Canadian rental development projects, overseeing the development personnel training and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders. In this role, Chris is actively involved in acquisition due diligence and leads project teams through the entire development lifecycle, including municipal approvals, design, financing, asset management, construction, and strategic initiatives.

Prior to focusing on multi-family development and acquisitions, Chris worked on the Canadian investment team where he underwrote and managed various multi-family and master-planned community projects. Chris also played a key role in the growth and disposition of Tricon’s Manufactured Housing Portfolio in 2018. Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, Chris worked at a boutique real estate investment bank in Toronto.

Chris holds an Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at Western University, where he was designated Ivey Scholar.

Kerry Steer is responsible for overseeing all Canadian multi-family construction activities at Tricon Residential. This includes managing project teams, as well as interacting with consultants, trade contractors, suppliers, government authorities, ownership groups and other stakeholders. He manages project schedules and budgets, ensuring that quality expectations are met.

Kerry has more than 25 years of experience in the high-rise residential sector. Prior to joining Tricon in 2015, he worked for several of Toronto’s premier developers, including Tridel, Canderel and DJ Campbell Construction, and was responsible for successfully delivering more than 8,000 apartments to market.

Kerry studied project management and architecture at Ryerson University and is Gold Seal Certified by the Canadian Construction Association.

Rick Timmins is responsible for the strategic growth of Tricon Residential’s single-family rental business. In this role, he manages the business strategy, growth initiatives, capital management and overall portfolio oversight. In addition, Rick is responsible for transaction sourcing and has served a significant role in many of Tricon’s strategic acquisitions.

Before joining Tricon in 2015, Rick worked at Rockwood Capital, where he focused on acquisitions and asset management of core-plus, value-add and opportunistic real estate strategies across asset classes. Prior to that, he worked in the investment banking group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, advising institutional real estate clients on corporate transactions and capital markets.

Rick has an Honors Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California with a concentration in Finance.

Eli Veach holds the position of Vice President of Cyber Security. He has instituted security fortifications across public, private, and federally regulated entities.

With over two decades of IT leadership in the financial services, real estate, and life sciences industries, along with CISSP and CEH credentials, Eli combines technical expertise with strategic insight. Recognized by the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards, Eli is also a respected figure in international security discussions. Prior to joining Tricon, Eli served as Vice President of Information Technology at various biotechnology companies, including Viridos and Telesis Bio.

Eli has a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Maryland.

Joshua Welty is responsible for overseeing all aspects of development for Tricon Residential’s single-family build-to-rent strategy.

Joshua brings to Tricon more than 15 years of experience managing a wide variety of development projects, from land acquisition to commercial operations. Previously, he was a Division Vice President at Toll Brothers, Inc., where he led the planning, development and construction of new home communities throughout California. Prior to that, Joshua worked at PFMG Solar, where he managed the development of distributed generation and small-scale utility solar facilities.

Joshua has a Bachelor of Science degree in Planning and Development from the University of Southern California.