Ira Gluskin is the Chief Investment Officer of Irager + Associates Inc., a family office overseeing strategy and investments. He is also the co-founder of Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc., one of Canada’s pre-eminent wealth management firms. He served as the firm’s President and Chief Investment Officer until 2009, and as a Director and the firm’s Vice-Chairman until 2013. Before co-founding Gluskin Sheff, Ira was a highly-ranked real estate securities analyst at a leading Canadian investment dealer.

Ira serves on the Board of Directors of European Residential Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX-V: ERE.UN) and is a member of the Advisory Boards of Vision Capital Corporation, Ewing Morris & Co. Investment Partners Ltd. and the University of Toronto’s Real Estate Advisory Committee. He is also a member of the University of Toronto’s Boundless Campaign Executive Committee, the Sinai Health System’s Board of Directors and Investment Committee and the boards of the Canadian Jewish News, The Walrus Magazine, Capitalize for Kids and the National Theatre School of Canada.

Ira is the former Chair of the University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation the Investment Advisory Committee for the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto, and is currently a member of its Investment Committee.

Ira has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. In 2019, he received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.