Richard Crenian is the founder and president of ReDev Properties Ltd. Since founding in 2001, Richard and ReDev Properties have grown the asset management company using a long-term approach to manage over 30 commercial properties, primarily located in Western Canada.
Catching the entrepreneurial bug in his early twenties, Richard established a real estate development company based out of Saskatchewan, Canada then. Specializing in the construction of multi-family residential rental buildings, the company went on to build over 11,000 apartments and condos, as well as numerous retail plazas. Sales achieved from this company reached over $1 billion dollars.
Richard is devoted to sharing his experiences and helping to nurture the next generation of great minds. He is a founding member and mentor of the Young Entrepreneurs Organization in Saskatchewan and is an active participate with the Next36.
Chief Financial Officer
David, who recently joined ReDev Properties Ltd. as the Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the company’s overall financial direction, inclusive of all aspects of financial reporting and planning, investor relations, treasury, taxation as well as being responsible for all accounting functions.
David has over 30 years of experience in the real estate development sector. David most recently held Vice President of Finance positions with two large real estate development companies in Toronto. These companies were active in all areas of the industry, including the planning and development of high rise and low rise residential projects, hotel developments, commercial developments and re-developments, industrial developments, retirement home developments, and land servicing projects.
Prior to that, David held the position of Controller for another large Toronto-based developer.
David hold a B.Comm from the University of Windsor and has been a member of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1985.
Director – Asset Management
Gary Hudson is the director of asset management at ReDev Properties Ltd. He is responsible for overseeing the successful day-to-day implementation of the overall corporate asset management strategy for each of the company’s properties under management. His duties include financial analysis of leases and potential value-add opportunities, overseeing the management of the properties and providing strategic guidance to third party property managers/leasing agents.
CPA and CA certified, he also has over 30 years of industry experience, especially in executive level property management and owner level strategic planning. Additionally, Gary has worked with over hundreds of major institutional and private commercial property owners.
Effective in asset and portfolio management, strategic asset planning, revenue enhancements, mergers and acquisitions, Gary can successfully secure industry leading total returns with low levels of risk.
AKIN (KEVIN) OLUSUYI
Sr. Executive/Personal Assistant
Sia Geronikolos has been with Redev Properties for over five years. Having over 25 years’ experience supporting C-suite executives from various industries, she is an integral part of the executive office at Redev. She ensures the President’s time is utilized effectively allowing him to focus on meeting and exceeding the company’s mandate.
Sia has various administrative degrees and is currently a member of The Canadian Virtual Assistants Network (CVAN).
In her spare time Sia likes to travel, read, and spend time with her son.
Darwin Forer is the vice president. Based in Hong Kong, Darwin provides strategic sales guidance for the APAC and EMEA markets. He is the point of contact for external licensed agents.
Born and raised in Saskatchewan, and Alberta, Darwin studied mechanical engineering and has experience in various industries with a focus on real estate development.
In 1981, Darwin became a founding member of the ReDev Group and in 2003, established offices in Hong Kong.
In his down time he enjoys spending time with his family, especially playing sports with his two very active sons.
May is the divisional manager. Based in Hong Kong, May liaisons with licensed agents to analyse new potential properties.
Before moving to Hong Kong, May received a MSci in Mathematics from the University College London and a MPhil in Real Estate Finance from St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge.
In her spare time, she enjoys learning new cooking recipes, and hiking.
Assistant Manager of Investor Relations
Janice Lee is the assistant manager of business relations. Based in Hong Kong, she is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. Janice is the point of contact for the company’s administration.
Before moving to Hong Kong, Janice grew up in Toronto, Ontario receiving her Bachelors of Arts in Economics from the University of Toronto.
In her spare time she enjoys fishing, and watching the latest flicks.
Nancy is the office manager, providing assistance in administration and correspondence.
Nancy received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Management and Technology.
In her spare time, she enjoys listening to jazz music.