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Mark Kenney

President, Chief Executive Officer

Mark Kenney joined CAPREIT (TSX:CAR.UN) in 1998 and was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the REIT in March 2019. He is also a member of its Board of Trustees. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Kenney held the position of President & Chief Operating Officer of CAPREIT.  Mr. Kenney is also the Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of ERES (TSX:ERE.UN) (CAPREIT holds an approximate 65% interest in ERES). 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.

In 2022, Mr. Kenney joined the Board of REALPAC and, in 2023, became a member of the REALPAC Human Resources Committee. In addition, he is a founding member of the Canadian Rental Housing Providers for Affordable Housing ( Mark is also a Board member at Longhouse Capital Advisory and joined in 2023.

His extensive background includes serving as the past Co-Chair REALPAC Apartment Owners Committee in 2022, the Director and Chair at the Federation of Rental Providers of Ontario from 2009 to 2017, and earlier, as a director at the Greater Toronto Apartment Association from 1998 to 2009.

Mr. Kenney is a frequent contributor to BNN Bloomberg and is a regular speaker at the Real Estate Forums across Canada and at the Banff Forum. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Housing and Development Strategy Council. 

Mr. Kenney is a former Advisor to 23:32 Capital Inc, and a former non-executive director of Irish Residential Properties REIT plc (Euronext Dublin:  IRES). He is also the Executive Producer of the documentary film ‘Shelter’ which won numerous accolades. Mr. Kenney holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Carleton University.

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