People: Slate Office REIT (SOT_u.TO)
22 Jul 2019
Mr. Blair Welch is Non-Independent Trustee of FAM Real Estate Investment Trust., since 14 November 2014. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the REIT and has over 18 years of experience in the real estate industry in North America and Asia. Prior to co-founding Slate in 2004, Mr. Welch worked with First National Financial Corporation from 2002 until 2005 where he was responsible for developing a successful Canadian commercial mortgage-backed securities program. From 2001 to 2002, Mr. Welch was employed as a consultant by the General Motors Acceptance Corporation Commercial Mortgage to underwrite commercial assets for securitization. Mr. Welch also worked with General Motors Acceptance Corporation Commercial Mortgage to assist with their Canadian commercial mortgage-backed securities program. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Welch was a Vice President and original member of New York-based Fortress Investment Group, spending time in Tokyo and Toronto, where he was responsible for originating office, retail, industrial and hospitality investment opportunities throughout both the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Welch began his career in the corporate finance group of Bankers Trust in New York and Toronto from 1996 to 1997, where he identified acquisition opportunities, oversaw due diligence, supervised property managers and leasing professionals, analyzed and approved capital expenditures and helped raise debt and equity capital for a variety of U.S. real estate clients. Mr. Welch also worked with Brazos Advisors (now Lonestar), participating in direct investment, securitization and corporate debt transactions in the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Welch holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia.
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