Board of Trustees Biographies
K. Rai Sahi is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Trust and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Morguard Corporation. Mr. Sahi, FCPA, FCGA, has over 30 years of business experience in public and private corporations, including extensive experience in investing, financial reporting, standards, and policy covering a broad range of industries including insurance, commercial banking, manufacturing, transportation and automotive as well as real estate. Mr. Sahi has received many distinctions, including the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada Fellowship Award (2009), Voice Achievement Award (Fellowship in the Indo-Canadian Community over critical enterprises, 2009) and Turnaround Entrepreneur of the Year (1994). In addition, Mr. Sahi is a ranked member of numerous prestigious business listings, including ‘‘The Top 25 Most Influential Figures in Canadian Golf’’ (The National Post) and one of ‘‘The Most Influential People in Golf’’ (Golf Inc.).
Bart S. Munn, CPA, CA, has more than 20 years’ experience as a financial and real estate executive and is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Choice Properties. Mr. Munn has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Calloway Real Estate Investment Trust, Morguard Corporation and Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust.
Timothy J. Murphy is a partner with the law firm of McMillan LLP focusing on public/private partnership initiatives and also a managing director of McMillan Vantage Policy Group LP. Mr. Murphy was Chief of Staff to the former Prime Minister of Canada and was Chief of Staff to Canada’s former Minister of Finance. He has also been a Member of Provincial Parliament and Senior Advisor to both the Attorney General of Ontario and the Ontario Minister of Education. Mr. Murphy was also previously a partner at a major Canadian law firm. He is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Toronto Community Housing Corporation and a member of the Board of Directors of the Soulpepper Theatre.
Donald W. Turple, CPA, CA, is a real estate executive and consultant. He served as President of Aquilini Properties LP, a diversified real estate company based in Vancouver, British Columbia from 2008 to 2017. Prior to that time, Mr. Turple served as a consultant to Morguard Corporation holding a number of positions throughout his tenure including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TWC Enterprises Limited and Morguard Corporation.
Timothy J. Walker, a corporate director, retired from Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust, effective April 30, 2014. He joined the Morguard group in 1997 and has held several senior roles including, beginning September 1, 2004, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust. Prior to joining Morguard, Mr. Walker was a Partner and Director of Gordon Capital Corporation and, previous to that Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Campeau Corporation (a real estate development corporation).
Anthony K. Stephens has more than 35 years of business and management experience gained in senior roles in the real estate industry, including human resources and compensation.