Trish MacPherson Alignvest

Alignvest Student Housing welcomes Trish MacPherson

Monday, January 4, 2021

Alignvest Student Housing (“ASH REIT”) announced that Trish MacPherson, previously of CAPREIT, will be joining the team effective immediately.

“Trish is an accomplished real estate leader,” said Sanjil Shah, Managing Partner of Alignvest. “She has substantial knowledge and experience across various functions. We are delighted to have her join our team as we continue to execute on our growth plan and expand across Canada.”

Prior to joining Alignvest, MacPherson ran an independent consulting business and spent 14 years with CAPREIT as Executive Vice President, Operations and Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Her responsibilities included revenue management, leasing and marketing, investor relations, customer experience, commercial and field operations, and new-build development for CAPREIT’s portfolio of residential rental suites and manufactured home sites across Canada, the Netherlands and Ireland.

MacPherson also worked in public relations and sales and marketing in various industries including pharmaceuticals, software, and accounting. She currently acts as a mentor for Toronto CREW and sits on the advisory board of a real estate software company. Ms. MacPherson received her BScH from Queens University and her MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at Western University.

“I am excited to join Alignvest Student Housing Inc,” she said. “Student housing has demonstrated its resiliency through the COVID-19 pandemic and ASH is uniquely positioned to grow and succeed as Canadian universities resume on-campus operations and students return to campus. I look forward to contributing to the success of ASH.”

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