An entrepreneurial spirit and true passion for real estate.

Equiton’s success is our people.

Equiton Team

A track record of outstanding results and industry-leading expertise.

Our senior leadership team consists of industry veterans with more than 200 years of combined real estate, investing and management experience. Collectively, we have overseen the acquisition and management of over $40 billion in real estate, developed over 100 million square feet of real estate projects and managed a combined portfolio of more than 27,000 apartments in North America.

To offer the best private real estate investment solutions you need a capable team in place. Equiton currently has over 200 employees to ensure the needs of our investors, Advisors, and other stakeholders are met and exceeded. As a team, we lean on our entrepreneurial spirit and true passion for real estate to maximize your investment and provide you with personalized and attentive service.

We know which opportunities are the right ones and how to build their value.

Principals
senior leadership team

Jason Roque

CEO

Jason Roque

CEO

senior leadership team

Helen Hurlbut

President and CFO

Helen Hurlbut

President and CFO

Senior Management
senior leadership team

Greg Placidi

Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager

Greg Placidi

Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager

senior leadership team

Don Cant

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

Don Cant

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

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Bill Flinders

Chief Technology Officer

Bill Flinders

Chief Technology Officer

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Aaron Pittman

SVP, Head of Canadian Institutional Investments

Aaron Pittman

SVP, Head of Canadian Institutional Investments

senior leadership team

Paul Holowaty

VP, Operations Income-Producing Properties

Paul Holowaty

VP, Operations Income-Producing Properties

senior leadership team

Kathy Gjamovska

VP, Marketing & Communications

Kathy Gjamovska

VP, Marketing & Communications

Ryan Donkers

Ryan Donkers

VP, Investments

Ryan Donkers

VP, Investments

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Martha Varinsky

VP, People and Culture

Martha Varinsky

VP, People and Culture

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Ramin Atta

VP, Business Development – Client Acquisition

Ramin Atta

VP, Business Development – Client Acquisition

Michael Kowalczyk

VP, Investment Finance & Asset Management

Michael Kowalczyk

VP, Investment Finance & Asset Management

senior leadership team

Sheetal Chetan

VP, Corporate Finance & Treasury

Sheetal Chetan

VP, Corporate Finance & Treasury

senior leadership team

Alan Dillabough

VP, Development

Alan Dillabough

VP, Development

senior leadership team

Les Siddall

VP, Construction

Les Siddall

VP, Construction

senior leadership team

Jean Zhou

VP, Construction Finance

Jean Zhou

VP, Construction Finance

National Accounts
senior leadership team

Geoff Lang

SVP, Business Development

Geoff Lang

SVP, Business Development

Dharma Brar

Dharma Brar

Director, National & Strategic Relationships

Dharma Brar

Director, National & Strategic Relationships

Advisor Channel
Geoff Ward

Geoff Ward

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel

Geoff Ward

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel

Tony Kim

Tony Kim

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel

Tony Kim

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel

Andy Jang

Andy Jang

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel
Territory British Columbia

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel
Territory British Columbia

Ryan Tasciyan

VP, Business Development, Advisor Channel
Territory Quebec

Ryan Tasciyan

VP, Business Development Advisor Channel
Territory Quebec

Nancy Tavares

Nancy Tavares

Senior Manager, Business Development

Nancy Tavares

Senior Manager, Business Development

Joe Piazza

Joe Piazza

Senior Manager, Business Development

Joe Piazza

Senior Manager, Business Development

Dustin Buenaventura

Dustin Buenaventura

Senior Manager, Business Development

Dustin Buenaventura

Senior Manager, Business Development

John Trischman

John Trischman

Senior Manager, Business Development

John Trischman

Senior Manager, Business Development

Advisor Support
Darine Arar

Darine Arar

Senior Administrator, Investor Services – Client Services

Darine Arar

Senior Administrator, Investor Services – Client Services

Private Capital Markets
Austin Rogers

Austin Rogers

VP, Private Capital Markets 

Austin Rogers

VP, Private Capital Markets

Lawrence Raponi

Lawrence Raponi

Associate VicePresident, Private Capital Markets 

Lawrence Raponi

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets

kyle agro

Kyle Agro

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets

Kyle Agro

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets

Rose Baker

Rose Baker

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets 

Rose Baker

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets

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Lauren Cheng

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets 

Lauren Cheng

Associate Vice-President, Private Capital Markets

Senior Associates, Private Capital Markets

Andrew Mysyshyn

Connor Whyte

Cosme Reveredo

Devon Fleck

Jacob Goldstein

Jennifer Mercieca 

Marco Accardo

Rob Mills

Ryan Bates

Sam Higgins

Sebastian Ocana

Associates, Private Capital Markets

Ali Badr

Hugh Donaghy

John Venema

Liam O’Hearn

Melisa Palazzo

Monis Majoka

Nav Hora

Neel Chandok

Associates, Business Development

Jack Shields

Madison Soun

Michael Piovesan

Niraj Dave

Ryan Koch

Sukh Hundal

Equiton’s governing body currently consists of:
Residential Income Fund Independent Board Members
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David Hamilton

Independent Board Member

David
Hamilton

Independent Board Member

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Aida Tammer

Independent Board Member

Aida
Tammer

Independent Board Member

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Scot Caithness

Independent Board Member

Scot
Caithness

Independent Board Member

Income and Development Fund Independent Board Members
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Bill Zigomanis

Independent Board Member

Bill
Zigomanis

Independent Board Member

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William Woods

Independent Board Member

William
Woods

Independent Board Member

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Robert Mongeau

Independent Board Member

Robert
Mongeau

Independent Board Member

Questions?

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