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Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust (BEI_u.TO)

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14 Dec 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Sam Kolias

56 2007 Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer and Proposed Trustee

Roberto Geremia

2007 President

William Wong

2007 Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Russell

2016 Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development

P. Dean Burns

Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Arthur Havener

51 2011 Lead Independent and Proposed Trustee

Gary Goodman

75 2009 Independent and Proposed Trustee

Samantha Kolias-Gunn

30 2013 Trustee

Scott Morrison

47 2018 Proposed Independent Trustee

Brian Robinson

61 2017 Independent Trustee and Proposed Trustee

Andrea Stephen

54 2012 Independent Trustee and Proposed Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Sam Kolias

Mr. Sam Kolias is Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Executive Officer and Proposed Trustee of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. Executive of the Trust (and its predecessor Boardwalk Equities Inc. (“BEI”)) since 1993. Mr. Kolias obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1983 from the University of Calgary, and a designation as a Certified Property Manager from the Real Estate Institute of Canada in 1995. Mr. Kolias has been a fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Canada since 1985. Prior to July 1993, Mr. Kolias was President and co-founder of Boardwalk Equities Inc. (now called BPCL Holdings Inc.) and President and co-founder of Boardwalk Properties Co. Ltd. Mr. Kolias founded the Trust’s predecessor, BEI, with his brother Van Kolias, the Senior Vice President, Quality Control of the Partnership, in 1984.

Roberto Geremia

Mr. Roberto A. Geremia is President of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. In this role, Roberto A. Geremia has been President of Boardwalk since May 2007. In this role, Mr. Geremia is responsible for Investor Relations, Finance and Operations. Mr. Geremia is a graduate of the University of Calgary where he earned his degree in Commerce in 1990. He achieved his Chartered Accountant designation in 1993 and has been awarded his Fellowship Chartered Accountant (FCA) by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta. Mr. Geremia brings more than 20 years of financial and management experience to his role at Boardwalk. Prior to becoming President, Mr. Geremia served as Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer of Boardwalk in Calgary.

William Wong

Mr. William Wong is Chief Financial Officer of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Wong joined Boardwalk in 2002 and held other positions within the organization, including Vice President, Controller and Director of Taxation and Financial Reporting. Mr. Wong has also worked for International Properties Group, Jones Soda and Deloitte LLP. Mr. Wong completed his Bachelor of Computer Science at Concordia University in 1984; his Bachelor of Arts from University of Waterloo in 1988; and his Masters of Accounting from Waterloo in 1989. He then obtained his CA in 1990, his CMA in 1990 and his CFA in 2004.

Lisa Russell

Ms. Lisa Russell is Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development of Boardwalk. Ms. Russell’s responsibilities include acquisitions, dispositions and new development. Ms. Russell is a graduate of the University of Calgary, Alberta, where she obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1994. Prior to becoming Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and Development, Ms. Russell served as Vice President, Acquisitions, Western Canada and, previously, as Director of Acquisitions at Boardwalk. Ms. Russell brings more than 20 years of acquisitions and management experience to her role.

P. Dean Burns

Mr. P. Dean Burns is Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. P. Dean Burns has been employed at Boardwalk since 2004 and currently holds the position of Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Mr. Burns’ responsibilities include corporate strategy and business development, mergers and acquisitions, legal affairs, corporate governance and internal audit. Prior to joining Boardwalk, Mr. Burns was employed at Stikeman Elliott LLP. Mr. Burns completed his LL.B. at the University of Alberta in 1999, and was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2000.

Arthur Havener

Mr. Arthur L. Havener, Jr. Lead Independent and Proposed Trustee of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. He is Principal, Stampede Capital LLC, a firm designed to provide real estate consulting support to publicly traded real estate investment trusts and institutional investors, as well as certain private equity investment opportunities, from April 2007 to the present. Mr. Havener was a Vice President (June 1988 to March 2007) and Head of Real Estate Research (2002 to 2007 at A.G. Edwards and Sons Inc. Mr. Havener was a Board member of MDC North American Real Estate Fund I, a private real estate equity fund (2007 to 2009). Mr. Havener obtained a Master’s of Business Administration from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1992 and a Bachelor of Science from University of Missouri – Columbia in 1989. Mr. Havener is a graduate of the Directors Education Program, which is jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Mr. Havener was also an Alderman and Chair of the Finance Committee in the Municipality of Sunset Hills, Missouri from 2012 to 2014. Effective January 2015, Mr. Havener was elected to the Board of Life Storage, Inc. (SSS–LSI).

Gary Goodman

Mr. Gary M. Goodman is an Independent and Proposed Trustee of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. Executive Vice-President of Reichmann International Development Corporation and International Property Corporation between December 2007 and June 2010. Previously, CFO (December 2001 to November 2006) and President and CEO (from December 2006 to December 2007) of IPC US REIT, a Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) listed Real Estate Investment Trust which was sold to Behringer Harvard in December 2007 for an aggregate value of US$1.4 billion. Prior thereto, Mr. Goodman also served as a Director and Senior Vice President of Olympia & York Developments Limited, as well as a Director of Campeau Corporation, Trilon Financial Corporation, Huntingdon Capital Corporation, Catellus Corporation, Brightpath Early Learning Inc. and Brinco Mining. Mr. Goodman is a member of the Advisory Board of Vision Opportunity Fund, a limited partnership which invests in real estate securities. Mr. Goodman became a Chartered Accountant (Gold Medalist) in 1967 and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. He is also a graduate of the Directors Education Program, which is jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors (“ICD”) and the Rotman School of Management of the University of Toronto.

Samantha Kolias-Gunn

Ms. Samantha Kolias is an Trustee of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. CFO of BPCL since January 2015. Prior thereto, Controller of BPCL from September 2012 to January 2015. Prior thereto, Senior Accountant at KPMG LLP, from September 2009 to August 2012. Mrs. Kolias-Gunn is a Chartered Accountant and has a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.

Scott Morrison

Mr. Scott A. Morrison is Proposed Independent Trustee of the company. CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Wealhouse Capital Management, a firm he co-founded in 2008 that has one ($1) billion in assets under management. Prior thereto, Mr. Morrison held several portfolio management and analyst positions in the financial services industry from 1994 to 2008. Mr. Morrison is an owner of MDC Property Services, an integrated commercial real estate company that manages direct real estate investments in the United States and Canada. Since 2008, Mr. Morrison has been a trustee of the Centre for International Governance Innovation. Mr. Morrison was a Trustee of Timbercreek REIT from 2006 to 2011 and on the Investment Committee of Empire Life Financial (ELF – TSX) from 2003 to 2008. Mr. Morrison became a Chartered Financial Analyst in 2000 and obtained a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from Concordia University of Montreal in 1993.

Brian Robinson

Mr. Brian G. Robinson is an Independent Trustee and Proposed Trustee of the Company. Mr. Robinson has been a director, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Tourmaline Oil Corp. since October 27, 2008. Prior thereto, Mr. Robinson was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Duvernay Oil Corp. from 2001 to 2008, and prior to that was Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Berkley Petroleum Corp. from 2000 to 2001. Previously, Mr. Robinson held numerous positions in finance and accounting with intermediate and senior oil and gas companies, commencing his career with a large public accounting firm. Mr. Robinson has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in the disciplines of finance, financial reporting, budgeting, accounting, management, treasury, tax and business development. Mr. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and became a Chartered Accountant in 1981.

Andrea Stephen

Ms. Andrea M. Stephen CPA is an Independent Trustee of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust. She is Senior and then Executive Vice President, Investments for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation from May 2000 to December 2011. Prior thereto, Ms. Stephen held several positions with the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board from September 1995 to May 2000. Prior thereto, Ms. Stephen was Director of Financial Reporting with Bramalea Centres from July 1993 to May 1995, and Audit Manager at KPMG from September 1986 to July 1993. Ms. Stephen served on Multiplan’s Board of Directors for six (6) years from 2006 to 2012. She was also a member of the Pension Real Estate Association Board of Directors (PREA), from March 2009 to March 2012. Ms. Stephen obtained an undergraduate degree in business from St. Francis Xavier University in 1986 and became a Chartered Accountant in 1990. Ms. Stephen has also been a director of First Capital Realty Inc. since January 9, 2012, of the Macerich Company in the United States, since January 13, 2013. Ms. Stephen is also a graduate of the ICD’s Directors Education Program.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Sam Kolias

--

Roberto Geremia

686,131

William Wong

444,780

Lisa Russell

318,994

P. Dean Burns

404,504

Arthur Havener

287,580

Gary Goodman

228,885

Samantha Kolias-Gunn

--

Scott Morrison

--

Brian Robinson

108,281

Andrea Stephen

194,611
As Of  31 Dec 2017