Michael J. Cooper
Mr. Michael J. Cooper is the Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dundee REIT. He is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of DREAM and founder of DAM, the asset manager of Dundee REIT, and has an extensive track record in the real estate industry dating back to 1986. He helped found DAM (formerly Dundee Realty Corporation) in 1996 and continues to hold the office of Chief Executive Officer. Under his leadership, the business has grown to more than $13 billion of commercial real estate, residential development and renewable energy infrastructure assets under management. Among his accomplishments, Mr. Cooper is responsible for the formation of three TSX-listed real estate investment trusts: Dundee REIT, Canada’s largest office REIT; Dundee International REIT, a Canadian REIT investing in commercial real estate assets exclusively outside of Canada; and, most recently, Dundee Industrial REIT, a pure-play industrial REIT in Canada. He earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration from York University. Mr. Cooper currently sits on the board of directors of Dundee Corporation, Dundee Industrial REIT, Dundee International REIT, Dundee REIT and DREAM.
Mr. Mario Barrafato is the Chief Financial Officer of Dundee REIT. Mr. Barrafato has more than 20 years of finance experience in areas of corporate finance, public company reporting, taxation and capital markets. Since joining DAM in 2001, Mr. Barrafato has played a key role in numerous transactions including the 2003 business restructuring that resulted in the creation of Dundee REIT, Dundee REIT’s $2.3 billion portfolio sale to GE Real Estate, and the initial public offerings of Dundee International REIT, Dundee Industrial REIT and DREAM. Prior to joining DAM, he held senior positions with KPMG and Molson Inc. Mr. Barrafato earned an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University and received his Chartered Accountant designation in 1991.
Ms. Ana Radic is Chief Operating Officer of Dundee REIT. She has over 18 years of commercial real estate experience, comprising a variety of functions including leasing, investments and brokerage. Over the span of her career Ms. Radic she had the opportunity to lease and manage a diverse portfolio of assets and has completed millions of square feet of leasing transactions with regional, national and international companies. Ms. Radic is a graduate of the University of Toronto.