Slate Retail REIT has appointed Thomas Farley as chairman of the REIT’s board of trustees.
Farley (pictured) is chairman of the board of Brookfield Canada Office Properties and has over 30 years of real estate industry experience.
Most recently, Farley held the position of president and global chief operating officer of Brookfield Office Properties, overseeing asset management, leasing, and property operating initiatives.
He also served as chairman of the board of Brookfield Johnson Controls Canada and Brookfield Johnson Controls Australia.
Previously at Brookfield he was CEO of Canadian commercial operations, CEO of Australian commercial operations and senior vice president, Western Canada.
"We are very pleased and honoured to have Tom join the Board," says Blair Welch, chief executive officer of Slate Retail. "He brings broad industry knowledge and management expertise that will be valuable as we grow the REIT portfolio and strive to deliver long-term unitholder value."