Mark KenneyPresident & Chief Executive Officer at CAPREITSpeaker
Mark Kenney joined CAPREIT in 1998 and was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the REIT in March 2019. He is also a member of its Board of Trustees. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Kenney held the position of President & Chief Operating Officer of CAPREIT. Mr. Kenney is also the Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of ERES. Mr. Kenney has over 30 years of experience in the multi-family sector, having worked previously at Realstar Management Partnership, Greenwin Property Management, and Tridel Group of Companies.
In 2022, Mr. Kenney joined the Board of REALPAC and, in 2023, became a member of the REALPAC Human Resources Committee. In addition, he is a founding member of the Canadian Rental Housing Providers for Affordable Housing (Foraffordable.ca). Mark is also a Board member at Longhouse Capital Advisory and joined in 2023. He is also a member of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Housing and Development Strategy Council.
His extensive background includes serving as the past Co-Chair REALPAC Apartment Owners Committee in 2022, the Director and Chair at the Federation of Rental Providers of Ontario from 2009 to 2017, and earlier, as a director at the Greater Toronto Apartment Association from 1998 to 2009.
Mr. Kenney is a former Advisor to 23:32 Capital Inc, and a former non-executive director of Irish Residential Properties REIT plc. He is also the Executive Producer of the documentary film ‘Shelter’ which won numerous accolades. Mr. Kenney holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Carleton University.