Vice President, Investments
Charlie Deeks joined PIRET in 2016 and is the Vice President, Investments and has completed over $900 million of transaction volume since then. His responsibilities include sourcing, structuring and executing investment opportunities. Charlie has over 14 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining PIRET he was Portfolio Manager for Manulife’s Real Estate Private Funds and earlier worked in the global investments team at Oxford Properties and in research and valuation at Altus Group. Charlie started his career in real estate appraisal at Altus Group and has a B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from Queens University.
Vice President, Asset Management
David Owen joined PIRET in 2016 as an Asset Manager and was promoted to Vice President, Asset Management in 2018. He is responsible for the developing and executing on asset level and investment strategies, overseeing the performance of the individual assets and driving the valuation of PIRET’s North American portfolio. David has over 8 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining PIRET he worked in the investments team at Strathallen Capital a private equity real estate fund manager. David started his career as an analyst at Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation and has a Honours B.A. (Economics) from The University of Toronto and is a CFA Charterholder.
Vice President, Finance
Kantaro Goto joined PIRET in 2016 as Vice President, Finance. He is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of PIRET's properties and portfolio. Kantaro has over 17 years of real estate experience. Prior to joining PIRET he worked at Build Toronto in their finance team and had previously been the Controller at Retrocom REIT. Kantaro was also an analyst at First Capital Realty and has a Bachelors of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA).
Vice President, Leasing
Jonathan Rovira joined PIRET in 2013 as Director of Leasing for Eastern Canada and was promoted to Vice President, Leasing in 2018. He is responsible for all aspects of leasing across PIRET’s North American portfolio. Jonathan has over 14 years of real estate leasing experience. Prior to joining PIRET he held leasing positions at GE Capital Real Estate, Oxford Properties, and IGRI Advisors. Jonathan started his career at Colliers International and has a B.A. in Economics and Urban Geography from the University of Toronto and is a Broker of Record from the Real Estate Council of Ontario.