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
CEO and Trustee, ERES REIT
Mr. Kenney is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Trustees of the REIT. Mr. Kenney joined Canadian Apartment Properties Real Investment Trust (CAPREIT) (TSX:CAR.UN) in 1998 and is the President, Chief Executive Officer and member of its Board of Trustees of CAPREIT. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Kenney held the position of Chief Operating Officer of CAPREIT. Mr. Kenney has over 30 years of experience in the multi-family sector, having worked previously at Realstar Management Partnership, Greenwin Property Management and Tridel Group of Companies. Mr. Kenney is a frequent contributor to BNN Bloomberg. Mr. Kenney is currently the Co-Chair of the REALPAC Apartment Owners Committee and was appointed to the board of REALPAC in 2022. Mr. Kenney has held prior positions as director and as Chair of the Federation of Rental Providers of Ontario from 2009 to 2017, as well as the director of the Greater Toronto Apartment Association from 1998 to 2009. Mr. Kenney is a former non-executive director of Irish Residential Properties REIT plc (Euronext Dublin: IRES). Mr. Kenney holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Carleton University.
CFO, ERES REIT
Ms. Chou has been with Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“CAPREIT”) since 2019 and prior to her appointment as Chief Financial Officer of European Residential REIT, held the position of Vice President, Finance.
She started her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she spent 11 years in the audit and assurance practice focusing on public and large private real estate clients. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from McMaster University.
Board of Trustees
Dr. Gina Parvaneh Cody (1)
- Chair of the Board of Trustees of ERES REIT and CAPREIT
- 30 years of professional practice in the private sector as a professional engineer, corporate executive
- Founder and principal of an engineering firm
- CEO and Trustee, ERES REIT
- President, CEO and Trustee, CAPREIT
- Director of REALPAC
Gervais Levasseur (1)
- Former Executive Vice-President and CFO of Ivanhoé Cambridge
- Director of Real Estate of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ
- Trustee of CAPREIT
Harold Burke (1)
- Independent consultant
- 30 years of professional practice in the tax area
- Trustee of CAPREIT
Ira Gluskin (1)
- Co-founder and former President, CIO of Gluskin Sheff & Associates
- Director of Tricon Residential
Jan Arie Breure (1)
- Independent capital markets consultant
- Former Terra Firma Capital Partners and Citi Property Investors