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Executive Officers and Trustees

Executive Officers

Daniel Drimmer Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Drimmer brings more than 20 years of senior management experience as the founder and Chairman of the Board of True North Commercial REIT. In addition, Mr. Drimmer is also the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Investments, a Canadian real estate asset management company focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of commercial and residential properties across Canada and the U.S., with a portfolio of over 8,000,000 square feet in commercial properties and approximately 70,000 multi-residential suites. In addition to the formation of Starlight Investments, Mr. Drimmer is currently a director and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of TSX-V-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Core Plus Fund and Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No.2) Core Plus Fund, and was previously a director and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of the formerly TSX-V-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund and a director and the Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of the formerly TSX-V-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund and its predecessors, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of TSX-listed Northview Canadian High Yield Residential Fund. Mr. Drimmer also established TSX-listed True North Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in 2012 where he was Chairman of the Board until it was sold to TSX-listed Northview Apartment REIT in 2015 and was a member of its Board of Trustees under it was sold in November 2020. Mr. Drimmer was also the creator and sponsor of TSX-listed TransGlobe Apartment REIT. Over the last ten years, Mr. Drimmer has completed more than $30 billion worth of acquisitions and dispositions in residential and commercial real estate (including nine initial public offerings). Mr. Drimmer obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Contemporary European Policy Making from European University in Geneva, Switzerland and is a third generation real estate investor.

Tracy Sherren President and Chief Financial Officer

Tracy Sherren is the President and Chief Financial Officer of the REIT and the President, Canadian Commercial of Starlight Investments. She was previously the Chief Financial Officer and Group Head, Commercial of Starlight Investments. Ms. Sherren is a director of TSX-listed VM Hotel Acquisition Corp. and a former director of TSX-listed Tricon Residential Inc. Ms. Sherren was the Chief Financial Officer of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. from January 2005 to September 2012 and the Chief Financial Officer of TSX-listed Holloway Lodging Corp. from its inception in 2005 until July 2011, where she was responsible for construction and long-term financing of commercial properties, operations management, financial reporting, investor relations and corporate tax planning. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Sherren has participated in over $1 billion financings and led asset management teams, acquisition due diligence, real estate development and has extensive experience in transaction structuring and risk management. Ms. Sherren is a CPA, CA and obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University.

Board of Trustees

Daniel Drimmer Chairman of the Board

Daniel Drimmer brings more than 20 years of senior management experience as the founder and Chairman of the Board of True North Commercial REIT. In addition, Mr. Drimmer is also the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Investments, a Canadian real estate asset management company focused on the acquisition, ownership and management of commercial and residential properties across Canada and the U.S., with a portfolio of over 8,000,000 square feet in commercial properties and approximately 70,000 multi-residential suites. In addition to the formation of Starlight Investments, Mr. Drimmer is currently a director and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of TSX-V-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Core Plus Fund and Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No.2) Core Plus Fund, and was previously a director and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of the formerly TSX-V-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 1) Value-Add Fund and a director and the Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of the formerly TSX-V-listed Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No. 5) Core Fund and its predecessors, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of TSX-listed Northview Canadian High Yield Residential Fund. Mr. Drimmer also established TSX-listed True North Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust in 2012 where he was Chairman of the Board until it was sold to TSX-listed Northview Apartment REIT in 2015 and was a member of its Board of Trustees under it was sold in November 2020. Mr. Drimmer was also the creator and sponsor of TSX-listed TransGlobe Apartment REIT. Over the last ten years, Mr. Drimmer has completed more than $30 billion worth of acquisitions and dispositions in residential and commercial real estate (including nine initial public offerings). Mr. Drimmer obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Contemporary European Policy Making from European University in Geneva, Switzerland and is a third generation real estate investor.

Alon Ossip Lead Trustee

Alon Ossip is the Co-Founder and Principal of The Almada Group, a private equity group which is active across such diverse verticals as aircraft leasing, real estate, software and consumer products. From January 2012 to January 2021, Mr. Ossip was the Chief Executive Officer of The Stronach Group, a privately-held consortium that owns, operates and manages a number of leading businesses in a wide range of industries, including thoroughbred racing and gaming, real estate, electric vehicle technologies, and agri-business. Mr. Ossip was formerly a trustee of TSX-listed True North Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust and TransGlobe Apartment REIT. From August 2013 to August 2016, Mr. Ossip was a Consultant and Advisor of TSX-listed Magna International Inc., where he was also an Executive Vice President from October 2006 to August 2013. Mr. Ossip was previously a Partner at Goodman and Carr LLP and Associate Counsel at Miller Thomson LLP, and he was also formerly a director, officer and founding shareholder of Workbrain Corporation (a TSX-listed public company that was sold to Infor Global Solutions European Finance, S.a.R.L. in 2007) from June 2003 to June 2007. Mr. Ossip has a Bachelor of Laws from York University (Osgoode Hall) and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

Lindsay Brand

Lindsay Brand most recently served as the Chief Investment Officer of TSX-listed Dream Unlimited Corp., and Dream Hard Asset Alternatives Trust (now Dream Impact Trust) from May 2018 to February 2021. Prior to this, Ms. Brand served as the VP of Investments of TSX-listed Dream Unlimited and Dream Hard Assets Alternatives Trust (now Dream Impact Trust) from August 2014 to August 2018. In addition, Ms. Brand served as the Senior Analyst for Dream Global REIT (which was purchased by Blackstone in 2019) from April 2011 to May 2013. Ms. Brand originally joined Dream Office REIT in 2011 when it was one public company and over the 10 years she spent at Dream Office REIT, she participated in the growth to five public companies. Ms. Brand was responsible for managing the Dream Hard Asset Trust comprised of 21 income properties, 35 mortgages and 10 developments in various stages. In her role as CIO, Ms. Brand led over $2 billion of acquisitions and structured over $3 billion of development partnerships. In addition, she led the acquisition, asset management and development teams across these assets. Prior to the Dream Group of Companies, Ms. Brand was employed by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce holding positions in their Real Estate Commercial Banking Group and their Corporate Development Group. Ms. Brand holds a Bachelor of Arts & Honours Business of Administration (HBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business in London, Ontario. In addition, Ms. Brand holds a Masters of Science in Real Estate Development from Columbia University in New York City. Ms. Brand is a trustee of the UJA Foundation, a member of the programs committee for NAIOP, a member of the finance committee for Neuchatel Junior College and a strategic advisor to the real estate start up ‘addy’.

Anna Murray

Anna Murray is Managing Director, Global Head of ESG for SLC Management. She oversees the firm’s Sustainable Investing team to integrate ESG risk management and value creation practices into investment decisions and management across the firm’s global investment platform ($347 Billion AUM). This includes building SLC’s ESG platform to enhance ESG data management, integration, target setting, investment solutions and engagement. Ms. Murray continues her work as Global Head of ESG with SLC Management's real estate investment manager, BentallGreenOak and also works closely with the SLC Management companies’ InfraRed Capital Partners and Crescent Capital Group. Prior to joining SLC, Ms. Murray spent her career advancing corporate strategy around the globe at major multinationals. Ms. Murray is Co-Chair of the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) Real Estate Advisory Committee, Founder of the non-profit Young Women in Energy, Board member of the Canadian Green Building Association (CaGBC) and Co-Chair of the Environmental Committee at the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Notable accolades include: Canada's Top 40 Under 40, Top 100 Women in Canada, Canada's Clean50 and the Making a Difference for Women Award, and Clean50. She has a Master of Business and Administration and a law degree with a focus on environmental justice and sustainability.

Sandy Poklar

Sandy Poklar is the Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, Capital Markets & Strategic Developments of Firm Capital Corporation and the Executive Vice-President of TSX-listed Firm Capital Mortgage Investment Corporation, a mortgage investment corporation. Mr. Poklar is also the Chief Financial Officer and a trustee of TSXV-listed Firm Capital Property Trust, a real estate investment trust, and the President, Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of TSXV-listed Firm Capital Apartment REIT. Prior to joining Firm Capital Corporation, Mr. Poklar was employed at Macquarie Capital and TD Securities where he was a Vice President and an Associate in their Real Estate Investment Banking Groups, respectively. Mr. Poklar is a CPA, CA, graduate of the University of Toronto, the Directors Education Program, and has received his ICD.D designation.

Tracy Sherren

Tracy Sherren is the President and Chief Financial Officer of the REIT and the President, Canadian Commercial of Starlight Investments. She was previously the Chief Financial Officer and Group Head, Commercial of Starlight Investments. Ms. Sherren is a director of TSX-listed VM Hotel Acquisition Corp. and a former director of TSX-listed Tricon Residential Inc. Ms. Sherren was the Chief Financial Officer of Pacrim Hospitality Services Inc. from January 2005 to September 2012 and the Chief Financial Officer of TSX-listed Holloway Lodging Corp. from its inception in 2005 until July 2011, where she was responsible for construction and long-term financing of commercial properties, operations management, financial reporting, investor relations and corporate tax planning. With over 25 years of experience, Ms. Sherren has participated in over $1 billion financings and led asset management teams, acquisition due diligence, real estate development and has extensive experience in transaction structuring and risk management. Ms. Sherren is a CPA, CA and obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration from Acadia University.

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