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.

Scott Cryer

Scott Cryer

CFO, ERES REIT

In addition to his role as CFO at ERES REIT, Scott Cryer has served as Chief Financial Officer of Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (“CAPREIT”) since June 2011.

Mr. Cryer has been with CAPREIT since September 2009 and, prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer, held the position of Vice President, Financial Reporting. Prior to joining CAPREIT, Mr. Cryer had an eleven year career of increasing responsibility in the Real Estate Assurance and Advisory practice of Deloitte & Touche LLP.

He received his Chartered Accountant designation in 2000 and holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Western Ontario.

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)
  • Senior Vice President at DREAM Asset Management
  • 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 Capital Group
  • 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

Scott Cryer
Chief Financial Officer
s.cryer@eresreit.com
+1 416 861 2956