ABOUT ERES REIT

Meet our team

Our management and operating team has extensive experience operating, sourcing and executing on real estate investments in Europe and Canada. The Board of Trustees supplement management’s track record through their deep international experience in global real estate and capital markets.

Directors and Management

Phillip Burns

Phillip Burns

CEO and Trustee, ERES REIT

Principal, Maple Knoll Capital

In addition to his role at ERES REIT, Phillip is the Founder and Principal of Maple Knoll Capital. He has been involved in transactions with an aggregate value of over €20.0 billion, more than 70% of which are based in real estate. He also has played a role in raising in excess of €11.0 billion of equity for principal investment.

Previously, he was a Managing Director at Terra Firma Capital Partners, then the CEO of Corestate Capital, an investment manager focused on real estate transactions in Europe. Phillip also worked for Goldman Sachs in mortgage finance, real estate and general corporate finance and was a corporate attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

Phillip is a member of the Board of Directors of Irish Residential Properties REIT Plc, a growth-oriented Irish REIT focused on multi-unit residential real estate.

Phillip holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Syracuse University.

Stephen Co

Stephen Co

CFO, ERES REIT

Mr. Co has been with Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“CAPREIT”) since 2011 and prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of ERES REIT, held the position of Vice President, Finance.

Previously, he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in the assurance practice, servicing clients in the real estate sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto, holds a Chartered Accountant designation and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Board of Trustees

Jan Arie Breure (1)

Jan Arie Breure (1)
  • Independent capital markets consultant
  • Trustee of ERES REIT
  • Former Terra Firma Capital Partners and Citi Property Investors

Harold Burke (1)

Harold Burke (1)
  • Independent consultant
  • 30 years of professional practice in the tax area
  • Trustee of CAPREIT

Phillip Burns

Phillip Burns
  • Current CEO and Trustee of ERES REIT, Trustee of IRES
  • Founder and Principal of Maple Knoll Capital Ltd.
  • Former Corestate Capital, Terra Firma Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs and Skadden Arps

Gina Cody (1)

Gina Cody (1)
  • 30 years of professional practice in the private sector as a professional engineer, corporate executive
  • Founder and principal of an engineering firm
  • Trustee of CAPREIT

Ira Gluskin (1)

Ira Gluskin (1)
  • Co-founder and former President, CIO of Gluskin Sheff & Associates
  • Director of Tricon Residential
  • Trustee of ERES REIT

Mike Stein

Mike Stein
  • Founder of CAPREIT where he has served as founding CEO, Executive Chair and continues to serve as Chairman
  • Founder, Chairman and CEO of the MPI Group

(1) Denotes independent director

(1) Denotes independent director

Contact Us

11 Church Street, Suite 401
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5E 1W1

Phillip Burns
Chief Executive Officer
p.burns@eresreit.com
+1 416 354 0167

Stephen Co
Chief Financial Officer
s.co@eresreit.com
+1 416 306 3009