Nexus REIT in a unique growth-oriented diversified commercial REIT creating by combining Nobel REIT and Edgefront REIT.

Nexus benefits from strong a strategic relationship with RFA Capital Inc. RFA has an expansive network of favourable industry relationships developed through over 20 years of successfully investing in the Canadian real estate industry through which the REIT has unique access to a pipeline of properties.

Innovative, Growth-Oriented, Diversified REIT with strategic private equity relationships

Management

Kelly C. Hanczyk - Chief Executive Officer and Trustee

Kelly C. Hanczyk is a resident of Toronto, Ontario. Prior to being appointed to his current position as Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Nexus REIT, he was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Edgefront Realty Corp., a predecessor to Edgefront REIT, from July 2012 to January 2014. Prior to that he was the Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of TransGlobe Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (a TSX listed real estate investment trust) overseeing its growth from its Initial Public Offering to over $1 billion in market capitalization. Mr. Hanczyk was also the Chief Executive Officer of TransGlobe Investment Management Ltd. (a real estate management company) from November 2009 to September 2011 and prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Asset Management within the TransGlobe group of companies. From September 2006 to October 2007, Mr. Hanczyk was the Vice President of Asset Management for Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust (a TSX listed real estate investment trust). Prior to that, he was the Director of Operations and Leasing for Summit Real Estate Investment Trust (another TSX listed real estate investment trust). Mr. Hanczyk has extensive experience in all disciplines of commercial and residential real estate including corporate strategy, leasing, development, acquisitions and dispositions, financing, property management and asset management. He obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University.

Robert P. Chiasson – Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Robert P. Chiasson is a resident of Mississauga, Ontario. Prior to being appointed to his current position as Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Nexus REIT, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Edgefront Realty Corp., a predecessor to Nexus REIT, from July 2012 to January 2014, and has more than 20 years of experience in corporate financial management. Mr. Chiasson was previously the Director of Finance of The Associated Tube Group, a division of Samuel, Son & Co., Limited (a diversified private company). Prior to his appointment as Director of Finance, he held the position of Director of Corporate Accounting for Samuel Manu-Tech, Inc. (a TSX listed company with operations in packaging and metal processing, which was amalgamated with Samuel, Son & Co., Limited in 2010). From December 2006 to April 2008, Mr. Chiasson was the Corporate Controller of InStorage Real Estate Investment Trust (a TSX listed real estate investment trust). From August 2005 to November 2006, Mr. Chiasson was the Director of Financial Reporting for Vincor International Inc. (a TSX listed wine company). Mr. Chiasson obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1998, and obtained his Chartered Accountant designation in 2001.

Trustees

Kelly C. Hanczyk - Chief Executive Officer and Trustee

Kelly C. Hanczyk is a resident of Toronto, Ontario. Prior to being appointed to his current position as Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Nexus REIT, he was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Edgefront Realty Corp., a predecessor to Edgefront REIT, from July 2012 to January 2014. Prior to that he was the Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of TransGlobe Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (a TSX listed real estate investment trust) overseeing its growth from its Initial Public Offering to over $1 billion in market capitalization. Mr. Hanczyk was also the Chief Executive Officer of TransGlobe Investment Management Ltd. (a real estate management company) from November 2009 to September 2011 and prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, he held the positions of Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Asset Management within the TransGlobe group of companies. From September 2006 to October 2007, Mr. Hanczyk was the Vice President of Asset Management for Whiterock Real Estate Investment Trust (a TSX listed real estate investment trust). Prior to that, he was the Director of Operations and Leasing for Summit Real Estate Investment Trust (another TSX listed real estate investment trust). Mr. Hanczyk has extensive experience in all disciplines of commercial and residential real estate including corporate strategy, leasing, development, acquisitions and dispositions, financing, property management and asset management. He obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University.

Floriana Cipollone – Trustee and Audit Committee Chair

Floriana Cipollone the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MCAN Mortgage Corporate with almost 30 years of experience in corporate financial management, 19 of which have been in the real estate industry. Her diverse experience with the Canadian real estate industry includes not only traditional financial management experience, but also mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, strategic activities, asset acquisitions/dispositions and structured deals, joint ventures and syndications and corporate governance and risk. From September 2010 to September 2019, Ms Cipollone was the Chief Financial Officer of TSX-listed Plaza Retail REIT, a retail real estate developer and owner, and its predecessor, Plazacorp Retail Properties Ltd. Prior to that, from 2007 to 2010, Ms. Cipollone was the Chief Financial Officer of Charter REIT, which was a TSXV-listed real estate investment trust which invested in retail properties. Prior to that, from 2000 to 2005, Ms Cipollone was the Vice President, Corporate Planning and Strategy at O&Y Properties Corporation and the Vice President, Finance at O&Y REIT, both of which were TSX-listed commercial real estate entities focused on office properties. Ms. Cipollone is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and a graduate of the Bachelor of Commerce program at the University of Toronto.

Brad Cutsey – Trustee

Bradley Cutsey is currently the President of InterRent REIT, where he is responsible for overseeing corporate development, operations and capital markets activities. Mr. Cutsey has over 20 years of experience in real estate and capital markets, including roles as Group Head of Real Estate Investment Banking, and as a top-ranked Equity Research Analyst. Throughout his career, Mr. Cutsey has advised on several billions of dollars worth of real estate transactions and equity and debt financings and has played a key role in the formation of a number of publicly listed REITs. Mr. Cutsey is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a graduate of the Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance concentration and Economics Major) program at Bishop's University.

NICK LAGOPOULOS – Trustee

Nicholas Lagopoulos is a resident of Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Lagopoulos has over 20 years of commercial real estate experience in both private and institutional settings. Immediately prior to joining the RFA Capital Partners in 2014, Mr. Lagopoulos spent the last 9 years of his career at GE Capital where he held senior roles in both the asset management and investment groups related to GE’s $2.5 billion equity portfolio of assets. Mr. Lagopoulos holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Manitoba.

Ben Rodney – Chairman and Trustee

Ben Rodney is a resident of Toronto, Ontario. Mr. Rodney has been with RFA Capital since 1997 and most recently his duties have focused on the growth of RFA Capital, where he is the President. During his time with RFA Capital, Mr. Rodney has structured, priced and performed due diligence on over $15 billion of Canadian commercial mortgages and real estate. Mr. Rodney holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Victoria.

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