Board of Trustees

Our trustees represent the interest of all Choice Properties stakeholders. Through its oversight of the management of the REIT and its affairs, the trustees actively demonstrate Choice Properties’ commitment to the principles of transparency, accountability and sound corporate governance.

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Anthony R. Graham , Chairman

Mr. Graham is Vice Chairman and a director of Wittington Investments, Limited and also President and Chief Executive Officer of Sumarria Inc. He is a former Vice Chairman and director of National Bank Financial. In addition to the public companies listed below, Mr. Graham is a director of Graymont Limited, Wittington Properties Limited, Selfridges Group Limited, and Grupo Calidra, S.A. de C.V. Mr. Graham is also a former Chairman and Director of President’s Choice Bank. Mr. Graham was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Brock University. Mr. Graham serves as Chairman of the Ontario Arts Foundation and the Shaw Festival Theatre Endowment Foundation. He also serves as Vice Chairman of Business for the Arts, and as a director of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Luminato Festival, St. Michael’s Hospital and the Trans Canada Trail Foundation.

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Daniel F. Sullivan , Lead Trustee

Mr. Sullivan, a corporate director, held the position of Consul General for Canada in New York City from 2006 to 2010. Prior to Mr. Sullivan’s appointment as Consul General for Canada, he spent a majority of his career in the financial services sector, with a focus on the real estate sector, including serving as Deputy Chairman of Scotia Capital Inc., the corporate and investment banking division of Scotiabank. Mr. Sullivan graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. and M.B.A. and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto. Mr. Sullivan is a director of Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, Crius Energy Trust, the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and IMP Group International Inc. Mr. Sullivan is a former Chairman and director of The Toronto Stock Exchange and former Chairman of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Mr. Sullivan is also a former director of Allstream Inc., Cadillac Fairview Corporation, Camco Inc., Monarch Development Corporation and Schneider Corporation. Mr. Sullivan has served on advisory boards or committees of Canada Post Corporation, Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Canadian Securities Administrators and the Ontario Securities Commission.

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Kerry D. Adams , Trustee

Ms. Adams currently serves as President of K. Adams & Associates Limited. She is a member of the Bank of Nova Scotia’s Master Trust and Pension Investment and Administration Committees. Ms. Adams is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a B.A. (Honours Economics) from Queen’s University. Ms. Adams is an Institute-certified Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors. In addition to her public board experience, Ms. Adams served as a Commissioner and Director of the OSC (1996 to 2003), and Chair of its Investor Education Fund (2000 to 2006), and was a member of the IIROC board and governance committee from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Adams has also served as a Director of Walmart Canada Bank, President of Widcor Limited and Widcor Financial and she was a partner at KPMG Peat Marwick.

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Christie J.B. Clark , Trustee

Mr. Clark, a corporate director, is a former Chief Executive Officer and senior partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior to being elected as Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Clark was a National Managing Partner and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee from 2001 to 2006. Mr. Clark graduated from Queen’s University with a B.Comm. and the University of Toronto with an M.B.A. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant. In addition to public company board memberships, Mr. Clark is Chair of the board of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Corporation, Chair of the Finance Committee of Alpine Canada and a member of the Advisory Council of Queen’s University School of Business.

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Graeme Eadie , Trustee

Mr. Eadie is the Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Real Assets the for Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, where he is responsible for the global real estate program which encompasses both equity and debt investments. Prior to joining the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Mr. Eadie held multiple positions at Cadillac Fairview, including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer and President. Mr. Eadie graduated from the University of British Columbia with a B.Comm. and Master of Science, Business Administration. Mr. Eadie is currently a director of Aliansce Shopping Centers S.A. He also previously served as a trustee of Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust and was a director of the Ontario Realty Corporation.

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Michelle Felman , Trustee

Ms. Felman, corporate director, is a former Executive Vice President, Acquisitions of Vornado Realty Trust. Prior to joining Vornado, Ms. Felman held the positions of Managing Director, Portfolio Acquisitions and Business Ventures and Managing Director, Business Development at GE Capital, Real Estate Division. Ms. Felman graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. (Honours), and from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. where she was an adjunct professor for four years. Ms. Felman serves on the Executive Committee of The Zell-Lurie Center at the University of Pennsylvania, and formerly served on the Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board at the University of California and was formerly a trustee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York. Ms. Felman is also a former director of LNR Property LLC.

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Michael P. Kitt , Trustee

Mr. Kitt is Executive Vice President, Canada of Oxford Properties Group. Prior to joining Oxford Properties, Mr. Kitt held various senior roles at Cadillac Fairview, leading both its Investment and Development Groups. Mr. Kitt graduated from the University of Manitoba with a B.Comm. and holds a CFA designation.

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Paul R. Weiss , Trustee

Mr. Weiss, a corporate director, spent his career with KPMG LLP Canada serving as a member of the Management Committee and as a member of the International Global Audit Steering Group, and is also the former Managing Partner for KPMG LLP Canada’s Canadian Audit Practice. Earlier in his career, Mr. Weiss was responsible for KPMG LLP Canada’s real estate practice. Mr. Weiss graduated from Carleton University with a B.Comm. and is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Fellow Chartered Professional Accountant.In addition to public board memberships, Mr. Weiss is a director of Empire Life Insurance Company. Mr. Weiss is a former director of ING Bank of Canada. Mr. Weiss is past Chairman and director of Soulpepper Theatre Company and past Chairman of Toronto Rehab Foundation.

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John Morrison , Trustee, President and Chief Executive Officer

John Morrison is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Choice Properties. Prior to joining Choice Properties, Mr. Morrison was President and Chief Executive Officer of Primaris Real Estate Investment Trust. Prior to serving in that role, he was President, Real Estate Management, at Oxford Properties Group. He is also former Vice Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Toronto District Council. Mr. Morrison is on the Board of Trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers, and currently serves on the Executive Committee as Divisional Vice President for Canada.

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