Michael J. Cooper
Michael Cooper is the CEO of Dundee Realty Corporation (“Dundee Realty”), which he helped to found in 1996, the Managing Partner and founder of Dundee Real Estate Asset Management (“DREAM”), a division of Dundee Realty, and the CEO of Dundee REIT. Mr. Cooper oversees Dundee Realty’s investments and represents DREAM, as the asset manager, through board memberships with Dundee REIT, Dundee International REIT and Dundee Industrial REIT. As part of his role, he is also a member of the board of Dundee Corporation. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in the real estate industry dating back to 1986. Prior to joining Dundee Realty, he was a Vice-President of Goodman & Company, responsible for investments in real estate and for establishing and co-managing the Dynamic Real Estate Funds. Mr. Cooper also served as Vice-President of both marketing and development for Twigg Holdings Limited, a private developer and manager of urban office buildings, primarily in downtown Toronto. He earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from York University.
Mr. Barrafato is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dundee REIT, responsible for all financial planning and reporting as well as finance and compliance functions of the Trust. From November 2001 to July 2003 he served as Vice President, Taxation of Dundee Realty Corporation, responsible for all taxation matters and played a key role in the restructuring of Dundee Realty’s commercial revenue property business into Dundee REIT. From July 2003 to February 2006 he served as Senior Vice President and Controller in which capacity he implemented fundamental aspects of the investment trust structure and lead the financial accounting and reporting functions for the Trust. Prior to joining Dundee, Mario held progressive positions at Molson Inc. and KPMG. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.
Ana Radic is Chief Operating Officer of Dundee REIT. She has over 17 years of commercial real estate experience, comprising a variety of functions including leasing, investments and brokerage. In her capacity as Chief Operating Officer, Ana oversees the operations and leasing of the national portfolio. Previously, Ana held the position of Senior Vice President of Dundee Realty Management Corp., Director of Leasing at GE Real Estate, and she began her career at CB Richard Ellis. Ana is a graduate of The University of Toronto and is a member of Toronto Commercial Real Estate Women and NAOIP’s Toronto chapter.