With a team of exceptional professionals, skilled in every aspect and sector of the business, ONE Properties stands out. Our strength is our people — hand-picked for their expertise and character.
President & CEO
Darren is the majority owner of ONE Properties. As President and CEO, he has led ONE to grow and evolve into a widely recognized brand with a reputation for high-quality development, and property and asset management, across a full spectrum of real estate asset classes. Darren plays a central role in new fund development and investing partner relations. He is dedicated to building better communities.
Darren brings more than 30 years of real estate experience in acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, asset management and development. He joined ONE Properties (formerly WAM Development Group) in 1998, with an initial focus on growing and strengthening the industrial development business. By 2004, WAM had established itself as one of the largest developers of industrial real estate in Canada. Darren has been named one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential People by Alberta Venture. Darren now divides his time between homes in Alberta and Ontario.
Darren is a University of Alberta graduate. He is regularly sought out for his insights into the role of real estate in economic and community development. Darren is an enthusiastic sports fan, supporting the Oilers, Oil Kings, and FC Edmonton soccer club. He and his wife support the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and numerous other community-based initiatives.
Darren is married with two daughters. The newest addition to the family is a happy puppy, named Indiana.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Laurie oversees all facets of finance and accounting, including financial strategy and structuring, debt sourcing, reporting, financial agreements, taxation, procurement and treasury functions.
Laurie joined ONE Properties in 2001. She is a Certified Professional Accountant with a diverse background in financial management, corporate and tax structuring along with a deep understanding of entity structures including – corporations, joint ventures, limited and general partnerships, charitable foundations, family trusts, unit trusts and cross border structures. She has built meaningful relationships within the financing and brokerage community encompassing both primary, mezzanine and equity debt and is also an experienced negotiator on multimillion-dollar real estate and corporate transactions.
Laurie believes strongly in community involvement, currently chairing the Board for St. John Ambulance Alberta. Laurie has served on the Board of Trustees for the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and is a past Director on the University Hospital Foundation Board.
Laurie is married with one daughter. When not at work or home, her favourite place is Disneyland.
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
As the Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, Roberta works as a member of the leadership team to develop, communicate and execute the overall business strategy. She leads Human Resources, Communications, Business Technology and Operational Risk Management. Roberta also supports investor relations and the advancement of governance practices for ONE Properties.
Prior to joining ONE Properties in 2019, Roberta had a long career holding progressively senior positions in financial services with leadership roles spanning global mandates in communications and government relations, human resources, risk management, marketing, and strategic planning, along with P&L and operating accountability oriented to business turnarounds and restructurings.
Roberta is a graduate of the ICD-Rotman, Directors Education Program and holds the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. She graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Degree in English and Political Science and then from the Rotman School at the University of Toronto with an MBA. She holds a diploma in French studies from the University of Nantes and has attended the Harvard Program on Negotiation. Roberta has served on the boards of several community-based organizations and is currently on the advisory board of a tech start up.
Roberta is married with two sons. She loves skiing and sailing with her family.
Senior Vice President, Properties
Bill has a broad business mandate which includes leading our Industrial team with oversight of acquisitions, development, leasing and land servicing. Bill also leads our Property Management and Asset Management teams which manage large and diverse portfolios of real estate assets for partners and clients.
Bill joined ONE Properties in 2011 with a track record of creating value in commercial properties through proactive asset management and leasing. Prior to joining ONE Properties, Bill held a variety of senior management positions with REITs and other institutional property owners operating across Canada. Since joining ONE Properties, Bill has been responsible for the development of 5.1 million square feet of industrial buildings and the servicing of 835 acres of industrial land. Developments currently under construction or in the detailed planning stage account for an additional 4.2 million square feet of buildings and 663 acres of industrial land. In addition to development, Bill has overseen the dramatic growth of the Properties Group which now has 15 million square feet under property and/or asset management.
Bill was born in Saint John New Brunswick. He has Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA from Dalhousie University. He moved west, with a stop in Toronto en route, and has lived in Calgary for more than thirty years. He has served on the Calgary BOMA Board, coached minor hockey and supported local food banks and lunch programs for school children.
Bill is married with two children. He and his wife are enthusiastic golfers. Bill has FOUR hole-in-ones…with witnesses.
Senior Vice President, Retail
As Senior Vice President, Retail, Stefan oversees the strategic direction and management of ONE Properties' retail development activities, sourcing acquisitions, negotiating leases with key tenants and liaising with development partners.
Stefan has over 25 years of real estate development experience. Prior to joining ONE Properties in 2014, Stefan oversaw the development of 25 million square feet of retail, residential and mixed-use developments across Canada with leading developers. Stefan’s role broadened into acquiring key acquisitions throughout Canada while sourcing financing and cultivating partnerships with major institutional investors. Stefan is capable of sourcing, acquiring, designing, entitling and constructing complex projects both Urban and Greenfield, from initial conception to completion. His relationships in both the financial and retail end of the business are a strong asset to ONE Properties.
Stefan graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours Degree in Environmental Studies in Urban and Regional Planning. He has also studied Architectural Urban Design & Development at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP), the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (RPP) and the International Council of Shopping Centres. Stefan serves on the Board of WinSport (Winter Sport Institute) and the Calgary Olympic Park Land and Facilities Management Board.
Stefan is married with two children. He enjoys skiing, and can even be found blocking gates on a slalom course.
Vice President, Finance and Accounting
CPA, CA, MAcc
As the Vice President of Finance and Accounting, Martin is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the finance and accounting department. He is responsible for managing the accounting, financial planning and analysis, reporting, treasury, audit and tax functions at ONE Properties. Martin holds a Chartered Accountant (CA) designation and a Master of Accounting (MAcc) degree.
Vice President, Property Management
RPA | Broker
As the Vice President, Property Management at ONE Properties, Kimberlie is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the property management team. She is responsible for developing, leading and inspiring the team to deliver best-in-class standards of customer service, maintenance and property operations as well as ensuring continual optimization of programs. She oversees all aspects of property operations in Edmonton, Calgary and the Greater Toronto Area. Kimberlie brings over 23 years of experience in asset and property management, working from the perspective of an owner, asset manager, third party manager and tenant. She holds a Real Property Administrator (RPA) designation and a current Real Estate License.
Vice President, Retail Leasing
As the Vice President of Retail Leasing, Robert oversees the design and implementation of a retail leasing strategy for the standalone retail projects and mixed-use developments. Robert and his team work extensively with the development, finance and asset management teams to ensure accurate planning, forecasting and retail tenant performance across the portfolio. He is also responsible for lease negotiations and building and fostering relationships with existing and prospective tenants. With over 20 years experience in commercial real estate leasing and development, he has worked on various retail formats including enclosed shopping malls, mixed-use developments and open-air shopping centres in Ontario and the Atlantic and Prairie provinces.
Vice President, Industrial – Greater Toronto Area
As Vice President of Industrial for the Greater Toronto Area, Jamie oversees the management and strategic direction of ONE’s industrial portfolio. He is responsible for all industrial development activities including creating and managing development proformas, sourcing acquisitions, negotiating leases with key tenants and liaising with development partners. Prior to joining ONE, Jamie was involved in the development, leasing and sale of over 3.2 million square feet of commercial real estate across Canada.
Vice President, Industrial - Edmonton
As Vice President of Industrial at ONE Properties, Kelly is responsible for development, leasing and sales of industrial and office projects in the Greater Edmonton Area. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate predominantly in the fields of leasing, development, and property management. Prior to joining ONE Properties, Kelly spent the majority of his career with institutional landlords and developers, after starting his career with an international brokerage firm.
Director, Industrial - Calgary
As the Director of Industrial for Calgary at ONE Properties, Brendan is responsible for development, leasing and sales of industrial projects in the greater Calgary region. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate, predominantly in leasing and sales, and has worked with landlords, tenants, purchasers and developers. Prior to joining ONE Properties, Brendan worked for multiple private and institutional landlords.
Vice President, Asset Management
As Vice President of Asset Management at ONE Properties, Ian is responsible for the origination and execution of value creating strategies for a portfolio of approximately 11 million square feet in Alberta and Ontario and approximately one thousand acres of developable land. Ian works closely with property management, leasing and development to ensure ONE Properties’ client’s objectives are achieved. Prior to joining ONE Properties, Ian gained extensive experience in asset management working with large institutional landlords and a Canadian REIT with responsibilities for markets in Western Canada.
Vice President, Development Governance & Acquisitions
As the Vice President, Development Governance and Acquisitions at ONE Properties, Dan is responsible for the asset management of a portfolio which includes development and income-producing properties located in Alberta and Ontario. In addition, he works alongside the executive team on ONE’s strategic acquisition and investment program. He is committed to creating value for ONE’s clients through proactive asset management and internal collaboration in order to provide first-class service for both tenants and clients. Prior to joining ONE, Dan spent 14 years at one of Canada’s largest institutional real estate managers where he gained experience in acquisitions, dispositions, property management, leasing and asset management.
Vice President, Multi-Family Development
As the Vice President of Multi-Family Development at ONE Properties, Thomas is responsible for the planning and implementation of strategic multi-family projects. A Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor by training, he has over 20 years experience running complex urban development projects in various markets including London (UK), Toronto and Western Canada. Thomas is also involved with managing acquisitions and leading all planning and development activities, including business plan creation and delivery as well as overseeing marketing activities, monitoring construction management projects and reporting to key stakeholders. He has a particular focus on high-rise mixed-use and hospitality projects, and the delivery of large-scale master plans. Thomas also earned his Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.
Vice President, Development
As the Vice President of Development at ONE Properties, Jeffery is responsible for the design and implementation of the retail portfolio across Canada as well as several industrial projects in the Greater Toronto Area. He is involved in many aspects throughout the acquisition and development phases, including liaising with municipal staff, key anchor tenants and partners. Jeffery has over 15 years of wide-ranging real estate development experience with commercial, industrial and mixed-use projects in both Canada and the United States. Prior to joining ONE Properties, Jeffery worked for one of the largest retailers in Canada where he was responsible for the planning and development activities for greenfield store locations and expansion projects across the country. Jeffery also worked for a reputable real estate developer in southeast Florida focusing on design and project approvals for large commercial and mixed-use sites.
Vice President, Design and Construction, Multi-Family
As the Vice President of Design and Construction for Multi-Family at ONE Properties, Richard is responsible for leading teams of consultants and contractors through the design, permitting and construction phases of ONE’s multi-family, mixed-use and commercial projects. He specializes in large-scale mixed-use high-rise development and construction projects including hotels, purpose-built rentals, condominiums and commercial office towers. Richard comes with over 20 years of real estate experience with nationally recognized companies ranging from architects to developers. Richard has had significant project leadership experience while working on The Bow tower, Keynote Urban Village, The Verve, and most recently the completion of the Marriott hotel and SODO apartment projects.
Vice President, Commercial Construction - Western Canada
As the Vice President of Commercial Construction for Western Canada at ONE Properties, Dean is responsible for leading teams of consultants and contractors in the design development, permitting, and construction phases of ONE’s land servicing and commercial construction projects in Alberta. Dean also oversees the commercial construction team on land servicing, industrial, retail, and tenant coordination projects. With over 20 years of experience in the commercial and industrial construction industry, Dean has amassed extensive knowledge that provides him the ability to take raw land from acquisition, through land servicing, to the completion of vertical construction.
Vice President, Commercial Construction – Eastern Canada
As the Vice President of Commercial Construction for Eastern Canada, Doug is responsible for leading teams in the design, development, permitting and construction of ONE’s land servicing and commercial projects. Doug has over 20 years of experience in the real estate development and construction industry. Prior to joining ONE, Doug held a similar senior position at a top-ranked Fortune 500 company where he was successful in orchestrating and managing the real estate portfolio, investment and construction program across Canada. Doug is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Science degree as well as a Bachelor of Science Architecture degree.
Director of Operations, Property Management
As the Director of Operations for Property Management, Paula is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Calgary’s portfolio of industrial and commercial real estate. Paula has over 30 years of property management and building operations experience and has worked for both regional and national owners on a variety of asset classes which includes office, industrial, retail and medical buildings. She holds a current Real Estate license.
Director, Property Management
RPA | Associate
As the Director of Property Management at ONE Properties, Cheryl is a key member of the management team, responsible for leading the property management staff in the day-to-day management of Edmonton’s Industrial and Office portfolio, offering support and customer service to our tenants and clients. She works closely with the VP of Property Management and Head Office to anticipate and respond to the requirements of owners and stakeholders. Cheryl has over 20 years of property management and building operations experience and has worked for both regional and national owners on a variety of asset classes, including office, industrial and retail buildings. She holds a Real Property Manager (RPA) designation and a current Real Estate license.
CRRP | Associate
As the General Manager, Stacey is responsible for advancing tenant engagement, sustainability and operational policy and process integration for properties within ICE District. With over 15 years’ experience in the commercial and retail real estate industry, she has held progressive leadership positions with North America’s largest entertainment and shopping destination and with a Canadian REIT. Stacey is a licensed Associate with RECA with certification in Property Management and has been appointed to the BOMA Edmonton Board of Directors. She has attained the Certified Retail Real Estate Professional (CRRP) certification, is a Fitwel Ambassador and is currently pursuing the LEED Green Associate credential.
As a Property Manager at ONE Properties, Lisa oversees the management of the retail and industrial portfolio in the Edmonton area. She has over eight years of experience in the commercial property management industry and holds a Real Estate License in Property Management.
As a Property Manager at ONE Properties, Ulrike oversees the management of industrial properties in Calgary. She has over 9 years of experience in the commercial property management industry and holds a Real Estate License in Property Management. Ulrike joined ONE in 2014 as Property Administrator and has since been promoted to her current role as Property Manager.
As a Property Manager at ONE Properties, Usman manages the portfolio in the Greater Toronto Area that consists of retail and industrial projects as well as assets awaiting redevelopment. He has an extensive background in residential and commercial property management and recently worked for a national restaurant chain as both a landlord and a tenant. Usman has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and is currently pursuing a Real Property Administrator (RPA) certification through BOMI International.
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