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

Jon Love
Founder at KingSett Capital


Jon Love is the Founder & CEO of KingSett Capital, Canada’s leading private equity real estate investment firm. KingSett creates investment vehicles to co-invest with institutional and ultra-high net worth clients. Founded in 2002, KingSett has over $17 billion in assets under management and has established a proven track record of delivering success for its Growth, Income, Urban, Mortgage, Residential Development and Affordable Housing investment strategies. Jon began his real estate career with Oxford Properties in 1980, gaining experience in leasing, property management, and development in increasingly senior leadership roles, becoming President of Oxford Properties in 1987 and CEO in 1992. Jon led Oxford’s initial public offering in 1995 and oversaw $7B in acquisitions over the ensuing six years, including Marathon Realty and the Canadian portfolios of both Prudential and the Royal Bank. Oxford was acquired by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) in 2001 in a $4B privatization. Jon is a member of the Business Council of Canada, the Chief Executives Organization, and Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Jon is also an Emeritus Advisory Board member at Western University’s Ivey Business School, where he received an Honours degree in Business Administration. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Western University in 2016 and became a member of the Order of Canada (C.M.) in 2018. Jon received the Ivey Business Leader of the Year Award and the NAIOP Rex Icon Award in 2023.

Agenda Sessions

  • City building and development coming out of a pandemic: what are the key strategies to tackle the issues facing our cities?