Executive Officers and Trustees

Executive Officers

Daniel Drimmer

Daniel Drimmer

President and Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Drimmer brings more than 20 years of senior management experience as the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of True North Commercial REIT. In addition, Mr. Drimmer is also the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Investments, a Canadian real estate asset management company focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of commercial and residential properties across Canada and the United States, with a portfolio of over 7.0 million square feet in commercial properties and approximately 43,000 multi-residential rental units. In addition to the formation of Starlight, Mr. Drimmer was a director and Chief Executive Officer of TSXV-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family Core Fund, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 2) Core Fund, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 3) Core Fund, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 4) Core Fund and Campar Capital Corporation which through a plan of arrangement in 2016 consolidated all its assets into TSXV-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund where he was a director and Chief Executive Officer until it was sold to Tricon Capital Group Inc. in 2019. Mr. Drimmer also established TSX-listed True North Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in 2012 where he was Chairman of the Board until it was sold to TSX-listed Northview Apartment REIT in 2015 and has since been a member of its Board of Trustees. He also founded TSX-V listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund in 2016 where he was a director and Chief Executive Officer until the indirect sale to an institutional partner and Mr. Drimmer. Founded in February 2020, Mr. Drimmer is a director and Chief Executive Officer of TSXV-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Core Plus Fund. Over the last ten years, Mr. Drimmer has completed more than $25 billion worth of acquisitions and dispositions in commercial and residential real estate. Mr. Drimmer obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Contemporary European Policy Making from European University in Geneva, Switzerland.

Tracy Sherren

Tracy Sherren

Chief Financial Officer

Tracy Sherren has been the Chief Financial Officer of True North Commercial REIT since its inception in December 2012 and became the Chief Financial Officer of Starlight Investments in May 2016 and Group Head, Commercial in October 2017. Ms. Sherren was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. from January 2005 to September 2012 and the Chief Financial Officer of Holloway Lodging Corp. (TSX: HLR.UN) from its inception in 2005 until July 2011, where she was responsible for construction and long-term financing of commercial properties, operations management, financial reporting, investor relations and corporate tax planning. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Sherren has participated in over $1 billion financings and led asset management teams, acquisition due diligence, real estate development and has extensive experience in transaction structuring and risk management. Ms. Sherren is a Chartered Accountant and obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University.

Board of Trustees

Daniel Drimmer

Daniel Drimmer

Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Drimmer brings more than 20 years of senior management experience as the founder, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of True North Commercial REIT. In addition, Mr. Drimmer is also the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Investments, a Canadian real estate asset management company focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of commercial and residential properties across Canada and the United States, with a portfolio of over 7.0 million square feet in commercial properties and approximately 43,000 multi-residential rental units. In addition to the formation of Starlight, Mr. Drimmer was a director and Chief Executive Officer of TSXV-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family Core Fund, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 2) Core Fund, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 3) Core Fund, Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 4) Core Fund and Campar Capital Corporation which through a plan of arrangement in 2016 consolidated all its assets into TSXV-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund where he was a director and Chief Executive Officer until it was sold to Tricon Capital Group Inc. in 2019. Mr. Drimmer also established TSX-listed True North Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in 2012 where he was Chairman of the Board until it was sold to TSX-listed Northview Apartment REIT in 2015 and has since been a member of its Board of Trustees. He also founded TSX-V listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund in 2016 where he was a director and Chief Executive Officer until the indirect sale to an institutional partner and Mr. Drimmer. Founded in February 2020, Mr. Drimmer is a director and Chief Executive Officer of TSXV-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Core Plus Fund. Over the last ten years, Mr. Drimmer has completed more than $25 billion worth of acquisitions and dispositions in commercial and residential real estate. Mr. Drimmer obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Contemporary European Policy Making from European University in Geneva, Switzerland.

Alon Ossip

Alon Ossip

Lead Trustee

Alon Ossip is the Co-Founder and Principal of The Almada Group, a private equity group which is active across such diverse verticals as aircraft leasing, real estate, software and consumer products. Mr. Ossip is also the Chief Executive Officer of The Stronach Group, a privately-held consortium that owns, operates and manages a number of leading businesses in a wide range of industries, including thoroughbred racing and gaming, real estate, electric vehicle technologies, and agri-business. Mr. Ossip was formerly a trustee of TSX-listed True North Apartment REIT and TransGlobe Apartment REIT. From August 2013 to August 2016, Mr. Ossip was a Consultant and Advisor of TSX-listed Magna International Inc., where he was also an Executive Vice President from October 20016 to August 2013. Mr.Ossip was previously a Partner at Goodman and Carr LLP and Associate Counsel at Miller Thomson LLP, and he was also formerly a director, officer and founding shareholder of Workbrain Corporation (a TSX-listed public company that was sold to Infor Global Solutions European Finance, S.a.R.L. in 2007) from June 2003 to June 2007. Mr. Ossip has a Bachelor of Laws from York University (Osgoode Hall) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

Jeff Baryshnik

Jeff Baryshnik

Jeff Baryshnik is the President of Republic Funds USA Inc., a real estate private equity firm with more than $100 million of assets under management; and Republic Residential Corp., the general partner of Republic Residential Fund II LP and Republic Residential Fund III LP. Previously, Mr. Baryshnik was an investment professional at leading global hedge funds including Citadel LLC, and began his career in mergers and acquisitions at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Baryshnik received a Master of Business Administration (Stern Scholar) from New York University’s Stern School of Business and an Honors Business Administration (Ivey Scholar) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University. Mr. Baryshnik is a Director on the Huron College Alumni Board at Western University and was granted the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) and Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI) designations.

William Biggar

William Biggar

William Biggar is a Corporate Director who has previously held senior executive positions in the real estate, mining and investment industries. From 2008 to 2012, Mr. Biggar was President and Chief Executive Officer of TSX-listed mining company North American Palladium Ltd. Mr. Biggar has also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Granite REIT and Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Cambridge Shopping Centres Limted. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Biggar has served on the boards of a number of public and private companies including Primaris Retail REIT (2003 – 2013), Milestone Apartments REIT (2013-2017) and is currently on the board of directors of TSX-listed Teranga Gold Corporation. Mr. Biggar is a CPA, CA and holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Toronto.

Roland Cardy

Roland Cardy

Roland Cardy is the Managing Partner and a director of Gorbay Company Limited, a Toronto based private company that owns and operates multi-family properties. Mr. Cardy has previously held the position of Chairman of TSX-listed Primaris REIT, a position he held from March 2003 to April 2013. He was also a director of Public Storage Canadian Properties from April 2006 to October 2010. Mr. Cardy was also Co-Head of Investment Banking and Vice Chairman of TD Securities from 1996 to 2000. Mr. Cardy has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics and History) and Master of Business Administration degrees from York University. He also has completed the requirements of the Institute of Corporate Directors program.

Sandy Poklar

Sandy Poklar

Sandy Poklar is the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Capital Markets & Strategic Developments of Firm Capital Corporation and the Executive Vice-President of TSX-listed Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation, a mortgage investment corporation. Mr. Poklar is also the Chief Financial Officer and a trustee of TSXV-listed Firm Capital Property Trust, a real estate investment trust, and the Chief Financial Officer and a trustee of TSXV-listed Firm Capital American Realty Partners Trust. Prior to joining Firm Capital Corporation, Mr. Poklar was employed at Macquarie Capital and TD Securities where he was a Vice President and an Associate in their Real Estate Investment Banking Groups, respectively. Mr. Poklar is a CPA, CA, graduate of the University of Toronto, the Directors Education Program, and has received his ICD.D designation.

Tracy Sherren

Tracy Sherren

Tracy Sherren has been the Chief Financial Officer of True North Commercial REIT since its inception in December 2012 and became the Chief Financial Officer of Starlight Investments in May 2016 and Group Head, Commercial in October 2017. Ms. Sherren was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. from January 2005 to September 2012 and the Chief Financial Officer of Holloway Lodging Corp. (TSX: HLR.UN) from its inception in 2005 until July 2011, where she was responsible for construction and long-term financing of commercial properties, operations management, financial reporting, investor relations and corporate tax planning. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Sherren has participated in over $1 billion financings and led asset management teams, acquisition due diligence, real estate development and has extensive experience in transaction structuring and risk management. Ms. Sherren is a Chartered Accountant and obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University.

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