Greg is a Managing Partner of Brookfield Financial, responsible for origination and execution of real estate, infrastructure and power transactions. Greg’s practice includes traditional investment banking activities, including private placements of equity and debt, M&A, brokerage and structured transactions. In addition, Greg heads Brookfield Financial’s Global Healthcare Advisory practice, which is focused on healthcare real estate and infrastructure and operating businesses.
Greg’s career spans over 30 years. After starting his career at Royal LePage, Greg co-founded Cornerstone Commercial Realty in 1995, and subsequently sold the firm to TD Securities, where he spent seven years in the real estate investment banking group before joining Brookfield Financial in 2005.
Notable transactions that Greg has participated in include the $350 million recapitalization of Sunrise Senior Living, a preeminent operator of assisted living facilities in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, the $2 billion Canadian joint venture between Revera and Healthcare REIT, the development joint venture for Buttonville Airport, a 170 acre masterplanned community, a $212 million institutional equity placement for Minto Capital’s multi-residential income partnership, private placement of debt for Potentia Solar’s FIT development program, and the public private partnership to develop the Athlete’s Village for the 2015 Pan Am Games. Greg has been involved in the sale of over $5 billion of multi-residential product.
Greg is a past board member of the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario, past Chair of Trellis Housing Initiatives, a not-for-profit developer of affordable rental housing, and is a former board member of Toronto Community Housing, owner and operator of over 65,000 social housing units, where he chaired the Investment and Audit Committees.