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The Team

  • TODD COWAN CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER

    Todd has over 25 years of real estate experience in North America and Europe. As one of the founding executives and former Chief Executive Officer of TriGranit Development Corporation, he was an integral part of the senior management team from 1997-2006. During this time the company established operations in 12 countries throughout Central and Eastern Europe, developed a large portfolio of award winning projects and positioned TriGranit as one of the leading developers in Central and Eastern Europe. Prior to this, Todd held various positions within Trizec Properties in the areas of property management, asset management, development and investment during the years 1992 to 1996.

    E todd@capitaldevelopments.com
  • JORDAN DERMER CO-FOUNDER AND MANAGING PARTNER

    Jordan Dermer has accumulated over 24 years of real estate experience in North America and Europe. He was formerly the Chief Development Officer of TriGranit Development – one of the leading developers throughout Central and Eastern Europe – where he was responsible for international development expansion in 12 countries while participating in the overall management of the firm’s development activities. Prior to this, he was with Trizec Properties managing leasing and asset management from 1994 – 1998. Jordan is currently a member of the Innovation Committee at the Peter Munk Cardiac Center. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of the Bishop Strachan School and a Co-Founder of Kids for Kids.

    E jordan@capitaldevelopments.com
  • ANDREW ADAMS VICE-PRESIDENT, FINANCE AND INVESTMENTS

    Andrew has over 10 years of real estate experience in Canada. At Capital Developments, Andrew oversees financial operations and planning for all projects including financial modeling, investor relations and investment opportunities. Prior to joining Capital Developments, he worked as an Analyst to the CFO at DREAM while Dundee REIT became the largest office REIT in Canada. Andrew was also involved with DREAM as they completed the IPOs for Dundee International REIT, Dundee Industrial REIT and numerous acquisitions. Prior to working on the finance side of real estate, Andrew was a structural engineer.

    T 416.637.9309E andrew@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Jennifer Bahk Director, Development Accounting

    Jennifer is a designated CPA, CGA with 10 years of experience working for both private and publicly traded companies. At Capital Developments, Jennifer is responsible for overseeing all development accounting functions including, month-end and year-end processes, financial reporting, cash flow management and HST/tax related matters. Prior to working at Capital Developments, Jennifer worked for a U.S. based technology and marketing firm, leading the accounting team and managing audit and SOX testing functions. She has also held positions in the property development industry, managing the accounting for a portfolio of more than 10 projects, which included active development sites, operating accounts and new acquisitions.

    T 416.638.9316E jennifer@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Chris Dynes Manager, Development

    Chris has over five years of experience working in the development industry in the GTA. As a Development Manager at Capital Developments Chris is responsible for the day to day management of many of the company’s development projects. Prior to joining Capital Developments, Chris worked as a Development Associate and Analyst at Minto Communities. He brings with him experience working on projects ranging from highly complex mixed-use high-rise projects in downtown Toronto to low-rise projects in the surrounding municipalities, as well as experience managing acquisition opportunities.

    T 416.631.9317E chris@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Dani Gabriele Analyst

    As an Analyst, Dani is responsible for preparing and updating financial reports for ongoing and potential developments. Prior to joining Capital Developments, Dani was a Project Analyst at Greystone Development in New York City, assisting in 14 active development projects in New York, Miami and California. Dani holds a MSc. in Real Estate Finance from New York University. Throughout her undergraduate and graduate degrees, Dani held co-op positions in both the private and public sectors gaining exposure to acquisitions, asset disposal, as well as assessment and property management.

    T 647.748.9313E dani@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Heather Grey-Wolf Vice-President, Development

    Heather is a licensed architect with an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Starting her career as an architect, Heather has 20 years of progressive experience in the real estate and development industry. Prior joining Capital Developments, Heather was Vice President of Development with Realstar Management, establishing a $1 billion national development program, with active projects in British Columbia and Ontario. Previously, as Development Director for the Regent Park revitalization with Toronto Community Housing, Heather was responsible for all aspects of the 69-acre, $2.5 billion redevelopment project in Toronto’s downtown east, delivering over 1,850 units on time and budget. At Capital Developments, Heather is responsible for a portfolio of development projects.

    T 416.636.9318E heather@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Jeff Magwood Director, Development

    In his 15+ year career, Jeff has directed over 50 landmark projects worldwide, 12 of which have been recognized by internationally-acclaimed awards. With a foundation in industrial design, Jeff worked from 2004 to 2011 as Project Manager for the globally-esteemed firm Yabu Pushelberg, delivering luxury retail, residential and hospitality projects like the St. Regis San Francisco, Four Seasons Toronto and W-Hotel Guangzhou. Prior to joining Capital Developments, Jeff was Development Manager at Oxford Properties Group where he guided over 4.5 million square feet of Canada’s premier commercial real estate, such as MNP Tower Vancouver and the Square One Mall renovation & expansion, through the development process. At Capital Developments, Jeff is responsible for overseeing many of the firm’s development projects.

    T 647.748.9314E jeff@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Shane Murphy Director, Construction

    Shane has nearly five years experience in the Canadian construction industry. Since moving to Toronto in 2012. At Capital Developments, Shane is involved in all stages of construction from conception to completion, with the ultimate responsibility of ensuring the customer expectations and requirements are satisfied. Prior to joining Capital Developments, Shane was a Project Manager at Bluescape Construction Management and was involved in the successful completion of Market Wharf Phase 2 and Brant Park. Most recently Shane was the Project Manager of the third phase of the award winning River City development.

    T 647.344.9315E shane@capitaldevelopments.com
  • ROB RAMSAY SENIOR VICE-PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT

    Rob Ramsay has over 25 years of real estate industry experience, all of which has involved the management of a wide array of commercial, residential, and institutional development projects. Overall, Rob has managed the delivery of 20 million square feet of product valued at over $1 billion. Prior to joining CD Capital, he held senior development positions with industry leaders such as ING Real Estate, GWL Realty Advisors, and Bramalea. At Capital Developments, Rob oversees the management and delivery of the firm’s development projects.

    T 647.344.9311E rob@capitaldevelopments.com
  • Brandon Shaw Manager, Construction and Customer Service

    Brandon has over seven years of experience in the construction and customer care industry. Before joining Capital Developments, Brandon was an Assistant Customer Care Manager, PDI Inspector, and an Assistant Post Construction Manager for another development and construction company. Brandon was involved closely with customer care and the construction teams in order to rectify and complete in suite and building-wide issues and concerns. At Capital Developments, Brandon works on all matters relating to the management of customer care and construction.

    T 416.636.9320E brandon@capitaldevelopments.com
  • MATT YOUNG VICE-PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT

    Matt has over 8 years of experience in the real estate and development industry. Prior to joining Capital Developments, Matt spent 3 years as a Project Manager for Lifetime Developments where he was involved in the management of a portfolio of 14 multi-family and mixed-use projects and over 350,000 square feet of retail and office space in downtown Toronto. Matt was directly involved in the acquisition, development, marketing and sales of a number of highly successful residential and mixed-use projects, including the fastest selling projects of 2011 (Karma) and 2012 (INDX). At Capital Developments, Matt works on all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of development properties.

    T 416.665.9310E matt@capitaldevelopments.com
Team | Capital Developments