Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust (Cominar) has appointed Heather Kirk as executive vice-president and chief financial officer effective Dec. 31, 2018.
She brings 20 years of experience in real estate, capital markets, investment banking, and equity research. In her most recent position, Kirk was the managing director equity research at BMO Capital Markets leading the Canadian Real Estate Equity Research team. She also served as a Trustee of Cominar since May 2018 and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Minto Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust. Kirk will be resigning as a trustee of the REIT upon her commencement date.
“I am delighted to welcome Heather Kirk to the Cominar executive management team,” said Sylvain Cossette, Cominar’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “Heather’s extensive Canadian real estate capital markets expertise, strategic thought and insight, and deep understanding of our institutional unitholder base further strengthens our leadership team as we continue to pursue our strategy.”
Kirk has a bachelor of commerce from Concordia University and is a CFA Charterholder.