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Real Estate Forum
December 4-5, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, TorontoChairs’ Reception – December 3 – Fairmont Royal York

Darryl Neate
Vice President, ESG at REALPAC


Darryl Neate is passionate about the intersection of business, sustainability and transformational change. He is an experienced professional with a 20-year track record of helping companies improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and performance. Darryl started his career with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) managing the development of voluntary environmental standards and training programs for companies. From there he moved to Oxford Properties where he oversaw sustainability strategy, programs and reporting across a 100 million square foot global real estate portfolio for over 12 years. Darryl is currently the Vice President, ESG for the Real Property Association of Canada where he supports and leads the industry on ESG best practices, education and research. Darryl is also a founding partner of Mavericks Burger Co. – a new plant-based burger restaurant in Toronto that’s on a mission to inspire a tastier, healthier, sustainable future. Darryl’s unique skill is taking new ideas from vision to reality. He intuitively sees threads of opportunity, effectively analyzes and prioritizes them, engages others, and inspires action. He is a strong team builder and leader who is deeply committed to sustainable real estate and sustainable food. Darryl has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from York University. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and has achieved his Global Competent Boards Designation. Darryl enjoys sports, the outdoors, plant-based foods and travelling and lives in Toronto with his wife Devon and two children, Maggie & Owen.

Agenda Sessions

  • Climate risk & Canadian commercial real estate: where are we now & what lies ahead?