ABOUT US

Nexus REIT is a unique growth-oriented industrial-focused commercial REIT .

Nexus has a quality portfolio of industrial, office and retail properties in Canada, with a focus on acquiring and owning industrial properties. The REIT’s units trade on the TSX  under the symbol NXR.UN. Nexus is constantly pursuing prudent growth opportunities to increase scale through transactions that are accretive to the REIT’s adjusted funds from operation (AFFO) per unit. Nexus will continue to grow across Canada and other jurisdictions, potentially including select American markets, where opportunities exist.

Innovative, Growth-Oriented, Industrial Focused REIT with strategic relationships

Management

KELLY C. HANCZYK

- Chief Executive Officer and Trustee

ROBERT P. CHIASSON

- Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

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.

JUSTINE DELISLE

– Trustee

Ms. Delisle serves as a Partner with Richter, one of the largest independent advisory firms in Canada. She has been with Richter since 2010, where she began her career in the Assurance department specializing in real estate, non-profit organizations, and philanthropy. In 2016, she developed Richter’s Family Account Management division, overseeing its conception, design, and implementation. As a Partner, Ms. Delisle now leads a fast-growing team of dedicated specialists, assisting established enterprise families and high net worth individuals in their financial matters acting as their personal Chief Financial Officers, covering everything from tax, accounting and wealth management to financial management and strategy, estate and next generation planning, philanthropy and governance. Ms. Delisle is a Chartered Professional Accountant, and Financial Planning designation holder. Ms. Delisle earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from HEC Montreal.

LOUIE DINUNZIO

– Trustee and Governance, Compensation and Nominating Committeee Chair

Mr. DiNunzio serves as the Senior Vice President, Investments at Cadillac Fairview, and is a trustee of WPT REIT. Mr. DiNunzio has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate sector in North America and Europe. In his current role, he is responsible for investments and divestments with a focus on the Canadian, US and European markets. Earlier in his tenure at Cadillac Fairview, he was responsible for building and leading the organization’s Strategic Insight group. Prior to joining Cadillac Fairview, he held progressively senior positions within the investment banking industry at both BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and Merrill Lynch Canada. Mr. DiNunzio is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Masters in Business Administration from The Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto. He has also completed the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.

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.

Governance

Declaration of Trust

Board Mandate

Audit Committee Charter

Governance Compensation and
Nominating Committee Charter

Majority Voting Policy

Position Description of the Chair

Position Description of Committee Chairs

Position Description of Lead Trustee

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