Blair WelchFounding Partner at Slate Asset Management
Blair Welch co-founded Slate Asset Management in 2005. Slate is a global alternative investment platform focused on real estate. The firm manages two TSX-listed public REITs and numerous private institutional funds spanning opportunistic, value-add, core-plus and debt strategies. Blair has over 25 years of real estate industry experience working in direct investment, investment banking, development and securitization across North America, Europe and Asia. He has been fortunate to work with exceptional people at pioneering firms such as Fortress Investment Group; Bankers Trust; First National Financial Corporation and Brazos Advisors (now Lone Star). Blair co-chairs Slate’s Investment Committee, together with Co-Founding Partner Brady Welch, and is a member of Slate’s Management Committee.