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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alban D'Amours

77 2018 Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Sylvain Cossette

60 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

Gilles Hamel

2017 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Alain Dallaire

48 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President

Todd Bechard

2015 Executive Vice President - Acquisitions

Marie-Andree Boutin

2018 Executive Vice President - Strategy, Operations and Retail

Guy Charron

2012 Executive Vice-President - Operations, Retail

Wally Commisso

2017 Executive Vice President - Operations and Property Management

Jean Laramee

Executive Vice President - Development

Michael Racine

2015 Executive Vice President - Leasing - Office and Industrial

Carl Pepin

Vice President - Finance and Accounting

Johanne Leclerc

Vice President - Operations Shopping Centres

Richard Nolin

2017 Vice President - Operations and Commercial Strategy

Caroline Lacroix

Vice President - Communications and Marketing

Manon Deslauriers

2015 Vice President - Legal Affairs, Corporate Secretary

Frederick Corey

Vice President - Leasing – Office Montreal Area

Richard Fortin

2017 Vice President - Asset Management

Manon Larose

Vice President - Leasing Retail

Sandra Lecuyer

2018 Vice President - Talent and Organization Management

Marc Shank

Vice President - Leasing – Office and Industrial, Ontario and Western Canada

Luc Bachand

61 2016 Independent Trustee

Paul Campbell

70 2018 Independent Trustee

Claude Dussault

63 2017 Independent Trustee

Johanne Lepine

64 Independent Trustee

Michel Theroux

70 2015 Independent Trustee

Rene Tremblay

63 2018 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Alban D'Amours

Mr. Alban D'Amours, G.O.Q., Fellow Adm. A., is Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Company. Mr. D’Amours was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Desjardins Group from 2000 to 2008. In 1988, he joined the Confédération des Caisses Desjardins, where he held various management positions. He has held various positions in the Québec civil service, including those of Associate Deputy Minister of Energy and Deputy Minister of Revenue. Professor of economics at the University of Sherbrooke, Mr. D’Amours completed his doctoral studies with a major in monetary policy, public finance and econometrics. He is honorary president of the Confédération Internationale des Banques Populaires, a member of the Board of Directors of the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation, former member of the Board of Directors of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and former chairman of the Board of Directors of the University of Sherbrooke, Télé-Université (UQ) and Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec.

Sylvain Cossette

Mr. Sylvain Cossette serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the REIT since January 2018. Mr. Cossette started at the REIT in August 2012 as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and was the REIT’s President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2016 until he was nominated as President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Cominar, Mr. Cossette was a partner for almost 30 years at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, primarily in the area of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and real estate. He holds a B.C.L. from McGill University’s Faculty of Law, and an L.L.M. in taxation from NYU School of Law.

Gilles Hamel

Mr. Gilles Hamel, CPA, CA, is a Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust since March 17 2014. He has been Vice President, Corporate Finances and Administration between July 2013 and March 2014 and partner at PricewaterhouseCooper, LLP from 1994 to July 2013.

Alain Dallaire

Mr. Alain Dallaire serves as Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. He was Executive Vice President - Operations and Asset Management, Non-Independent Trustee of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Dallaire held the position of Executive Vice-President, Operations from 2008 to 2014. From 2005 to 2008, he was Executive Vice-President, Leasing and Commercial Operations of the REIT. He has extensive experience in real estate and expertise across the entire range of the REIT’s leasing activities. Mr. Dallaire has also been a member of the board of directors of Groupe Dallaire Inc. since June 30, 2005.

Todd Bechard

Mr. Todd Bechard, CMA, CFA, is a Executive Vice President - Acquisitions of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust. Previously, he was the REIT’s Executive Vice-President, Atlantic Provinces between August 2011 and March 2014 and Vice-President Finance, Atlantic Provinces from March 2010 to August 2011.

Marie-Andree Boutin

Ms. Marie-Andree Boutin is Executive Vice President - Strategy, Operations and Retail of the Company. Ms. Boutin earned her MBA from Concordia University and has extensive expertise in the retail industry. She has occupied several key roles where she has been called upon to define retail strategies related to leasing, development and adaptation to a digital environment. After beginning her career with Provigo, Steinberg and Cadillac Fairview, Ms. Boutin spent more than 20 years at Aldo, where she successfully headed up a corporate real estate portfolio of over 850 stores in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. In addition to these responsibilities, she oversaw the Bensadoun family's significant real estate investment portfolio for the past seven years.

Guy Charron

Wally Commisso

Mr. Wally Commisso serves as Executive Vice President - Operations and Property Management of the Company. He was Vice President - Operations Canada of the Company. He joined the REIT in June 2007, and was previously Vice-President, Building Operations and Vice-President, Office and Industrial Leasing for the Alexis Nihon REIT.

Jean Laramee

Mr. Jean Laramee is Executive Vice President - Development of the Company. Previously, he served at Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., as Senior Vice President – Quebec Real Estate Capital between March 2013 and November 2014, Senior Vice President – East North America Portfolio between July 2011 and March 2013 and Senior Vice-President – Operations, East Region between March 2002 and July 2011

Michael Racine

Mr. Michael Racine is Executive Vice President - Leasing - Office and Industrial of the Company. Previously, he was Vice President - Leasing, Montréal of the Company.

Carl Pepin

Johanne Leclerc

Richard Nolin

Caroline Lacroix

Manon Deslauriers

Ms. Manon Deslauriers is Vice President - Legal Affairs, Corporate Secretary of the Company. Previously, she is a lawyer at Manon Deslauriers, avocate Inc. and Harvey Deslauriers, conseils s.e.n.c.r.l. from August 2011 to December 2014, was Director, Business relationships at Scotia Bank, from October 2012 to May 2013 and Vice President, Legal Affairs and Corporate Secretary at Atrium Innovations Inc. from January 2001 to August 2011.

Frederick Corey

Richard Fortin

Manon Larose

Sandra Lecuyer

Ms. Sandra Lecuyer is Vice President - Talent and Organization Management of the Company. With experience in the international arena and a background in various roles and industries spanning nearly two decades, including the past five years with Cossette Communications, a firm known for its creativity, Ms. Lecuyer will bring a new, contemporary perspective to talent and organizational management.

Marc Shank

Luc Bachand

Mr. Luc Bachand is Independent Trustee of the Company. Mr. Bachand was Vice-Chairman and the Head of BMO Capital Markets in Québec from 2006 until his retirement in 2016. Mr. Bachand joined BMO Financial Group in 1983 where he held several positions within the Capital Markets Group. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC) and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Concordia University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers. Mr. Bachand is currently a member of the Boards of Directors of École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC), the Fondation Jeunes en Tête, the Institute of Corporate Directors of Canada, the J. Armand Bombardier Foundation as well as Morneau Shepell Inc. where he also sits on the Audit Committee and HR Committee.

Paul Campbell

Mr. Paul D. Campbell is Independent Trustee of the Company. He has over 45 years of leading real estate experience in Canada and abroad in the office and retail segments. Since 2014, Mr. Campbell has served as a Project Lead of KingSett Capital, a Canadian real estate private equity firm. Prior to joining KingSett Capital, Mr. Campbell held the position of President and Chief Executive Officer at SITQ from 2001 to 2010 and remained as an advisor from 2010 until 2012. For the past 25 years, Mr. Campbell has held numerous board, senior leadership and advisory positions with several large real estate organizations, including KingSett, 20 Vic, SITQ, Bentall, Revenue Properties, Maron Properties, Oxford, Campeau Corporation, Trilea and Bramalea. From 2013 to this day, Mr. Campbell has been a member of the Real Estate Board of MaRS Discovery District, and is a Board Member of TWC Enterprises Limited (Clublink). In 2012, Mr. Campbell was awarded the NAIOP Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the real estate industry.

Claude Dussault

Mr. Claude Dussault serves as Independent Trustee of the Company. He is President of ACVA Investing Corporation, a privately held investment company. Since 2008, Mr. Dussault has been Chair of the Board of Directors of Intact Financial Corporation. From 2001 until 2007, Mr. Dussault was President and Chief Executive Officer of Intact Financial Corporation (formally known as ING Canada). Mr. Dussault holds a bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science from Université Laval, and is also a fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and of the Casualty Actuarial Society. Mr. Dussault is currently a member of the Board of Metro Inc. and serves as Chair of its Human Resources Committee. Mr. Dussault has also served on various boards of directors, such as Université Laval, ING Bank of Canada, IPC Financial, Equisure Financial Network Inc. and UNICEF Canada.

Johanne Lepine

Ms. Johanne M. Lepine is Independent Trustee of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust. Ms. Lépine has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Aon Parizeau since 2002. From 2011 to 2014, she held the position of Regional Director, Eastern Canada, where she was responsible for Aon Parizeau’s insurance brokerage operations and risk management for Ontario, Québec and the Atlantic provinces. Ms. Lépine is member of Aon Reed Stenhouse’s Canadian executive committee. She is Senior Vice-President and Chair of the Board of Aon Reed Stenhouse since 2015 and was appointed to be a Director of the Montréal Port Authority as of June 2017. She served on the board of La Senza Corporation from 2005 to 2007. She is Fellow of the Insurance Institute of Canada and a Chartered Insurance Broker. In February 2016, she became an Institute-certified Director (ICD.D) and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Lépine is also a board member of the Montréal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation and the Marie- Vincent Foundation.

Michel Theroux

Mr. Michel Theroux is Independent Trustee of the Company. He was President of Jas A. Ogilvy Inc., a retail company, from January 1988 to June 2012. He was also President of Equidev Inc., a real estate company, from 1988 to 1997. From 1984 to 1987, Mr. Théroux was involved in the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec (OCAQ) as a member of the Tax Committee. From 1995 to 1998, he was a member of the Business and Industrial CA Committee of which he became Chair in 1998 for a two-year term. Since 1998, he has been a member of the Bureau of the OCAQ and also serves on the Finance Committee for which he became Chair in 2000. That same year, he also became a member of the Executive Committee. In 2003, he was appointed to the position of Vice-Chairman of the Board of the OCAQ. From 2005 to 2007, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of the OCAQ. Then, he joined the Government Relations Committee of the OCAQ as well as the Board of the Foundation of Québec Chartered Accountants. From 2009 to 2015, he was a member of the Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) as the Québec representative and from 2013 to 2016 he served on the Board of Directors of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA). Since August 2014, he has been a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Optimum Group Inc. Since 2015, Mr. Théroux has been a member and treasurer of the Fondation Yvon Deschamps Centre-Sud. Mr. Théroux obtained a license in commerce and accounting from the École des Hautes Études Commerciales in 1970. He became a chartered accountant in 1972 and obtained his FCA in 2004. He taught taxation at the École des Hautes Études Commerciales of Montréal from 1972 to 1981, and accounting at the École Polytechnique de Montréal from 1972 to 1974. Finally, he was a director and partner in the taxation department at the firm Samson, Bélair/Deloitte & Touche from 1972 to 1988.

Rene Tremblay

Mr. Rene Tremblay is Independent Trustee of the Company. He has over 35 years of global real estate experience, primarily in retail, and strong named executive officer experience. In 2017, Mr. Tremblay completed his last term as Chairman of the Board of Taubman Asia, the Asian arm of U.S. NYSE listed Taubman Centres, a leader in the shopping centre industry. From 2010 to 2016, he held the position of President at Taubman Asia, where he was responsible for driving Taubman’s shopping center expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Taubman, Mr. Tremblay was Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoé Cambridge from 1995 to 2009. He was also the Executive Vice-President of the Real Estate Group of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec during 2009 and 2010. Mr. Tremblay has served on various boards of directors, such as Ivanhoé Cambridge, Otéra Capital, Ancar Ivanhoé and SITQ Immobilier. Mr. Tremblay has also been a member of the Board of The Real Estate Roundtable, bringing together North American real estate companies and political leaders. In 2007 and 2008, he was elected “Worldwide Chairman” of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), having served as a member of the Board of Directors and as Vice President of the Canadian division. Mr. Tremblay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Université Laval.