Mr Edward Sonshine
Chief Executive Officer, RioCan REIT
Mr. Sonshine is Chief Executive Officer of RioCan Real Estate Income Trust, Canada’s largest REIT and one of North America’s larger retail REITs, with an enterprise value of about $15 billion.
In his early career, Mr. Sonshine was a lawyer before he moved on to the real estate industry and converted a Real Estate Mutual Fund Trust into one of Canada’s first REITs, which he took public with an enterprise value of about $80 million. Mr. Sonshine sits on the Boards of the Royal Bank of Canada and Cineplex Inc., and he is active in the community as a Director of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Chair of the Israel Bonds Organization of Canada.