Our Team

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Our Team

CreateTO is a multi-disciplinary team of real estate experts with experience in property management, development, planning, portfolio strategy and partner relations that supports our new mandate. Together, we look to create opportunities and solutions to build a better tomorrow.


Building on the strengths of partnerships and working collaboratively with City stakeholders, external partners and community members, our Executive Team upholds CreateTO’s mandate to develop innovative real estate solutions that are effective in their design and delivery.


Vic Gupta – Chief Executive Officer

Jaspreet Hansra-Kulasingam – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Don Logie – Executive Vice President, Development

Strategic Development

The teams within Strategic Development collaborate with various groups, partners and stakeholders to identify opportunities that maximize the experience of Toronto, as well as leverage portfolio assets to deliver on innovation, economic and community benefits.

Through leasing, land management and brownfield reclamation, our team of property management experts also work to support the vision to transform the Toronto Port Lands and other underutilized lands into new opportunities.

Asset Management & Portfolio Strategy

Ashmeed Ali – Director, Portfolio Strategy & Asset Management

Perminder Bhogal – Manager, Data Strategy & Architecture

Seamus Shanahan – Senior Real Estate Analyst

Esther Imm – Senior Real Estate Analyst

Thomas Yanovski – Analyst, Strategy & Real Estate Planning

Client & Partner Relationship Management

Ryan Glenn – Vice President, Stakeholder Relations

Barbara Carou – Manager, Stakeholder & Client Relationship Management

Jennifer Kowalski – Manager, Client Relationship Management


Scott Pennington – Manager and Lead, Port Lands Business Planning

Fariha Husain – Manager, Strategic Policy and Corporate Priorities

Property Management

Nik Chatterjee – Director, Property Management

Adam Elsharkawi – Project Operations Coordinator

Martin DaSilva – Operations Manager

Sarah Hughes – Property Manager

Jennifer Vicente – Assistant Property Manager

Development & Major Projects

We have a unique focus on supporting the City of Toronto in identifying, improving and developing City-owned property. Our Development & Major Projects Team spearheads this work to create spaces and communities that are more liveable, sustainable, recognized and celebrated.


Michael Whelan – Senior Vice President, Development

Carlo Bonanni – Vice President, Land & Development Planning

Salima Rawji – Vice President, Development

Gabriella Sicheri – Vice President, Development

Jason Chen – Director, Development

Peter Harron – Director, Development

Tracey Smith – Director, Environmental Services

Hon Lu – Director,  Major Projects and Sustainability

Julia Steegstra – Manager, Environmental Services

Chantelle Burgess – Manager, Development

Mehakdeep Dhillon – Manager, Development

Melita Varga – Manager, Development

Tina Panagoulia – Manager, Development

Samantha Zavaglia – Manager, Development

Nima Kia – Manager, Development

Sameer Jain – Manager, Development

Mia Baumeister – Manager, Development Planning

Arash Oturkar – Development Planner

Tharmiha Kanagathasan – Planner

Deborah Prestwich – Executive Assistant

Tamara Rambaran – Executive Assistant

Farida Hameed – Executive Assistant

Portfolio Execution

Nick Simos – Vice President, Portfolio Execution

Jennifer Tharp – Manager, Portfolio Execution

Sarah Corey – Manager, Development

SoMei Quan – Senior Development Planner

Daniel Woolfson – Manager, Development

Property Management

Through leasing, land management and brownfield reclamation and remediation, our team of property management experts support the vision to transform the Toronto Port Lands and other underutilized lands into places for local businesses to thrive and to create new opportunities.

Nik Chatterjee – Director, Property Management

Martin DaSilva – Operations Manager

Sarah Hughes – Property Manager

Jennifer Vicente – Assistant Property Manager

Corporate Services

Corporate Services ensures business goals and objectives are met by streamlining processes while ensuring effectiveness and supporting other teams in day-to-day operations. This team includes business support, communications, finance, human resources, legal and strategy.

Business Support

Helen Finch – Manager, Office Services

Janice Paterson – Sr. Executive Assistant and Board Liaison


Susan O’Neill – Director, Communications & Marketing

Samantha Martin – Manager, Marketing and Communications

Nicole Spina – Communications & Marketing Specialist


Kathryn Truman – Controller, Financial Reporting and Accounting

Ashutosh Sanghvi – Controller, Budget Planning and Forecasting

Jennifer Li – Manager, Financial Reporting & Accounting

Vivian Wong – Manager, Accounting & Taxation

Fred Zhang – Manager, Budget Planning & Forecasting

Jeff Mustoe – Director, Procurement and Strategic Sourcing

Chibuzor Mbagwu – Procurement Specialist

Kashaidi Jogi – Procurement Specialist

Shoon Huggett – Manager,  Financial Analyst

Cole Cappell – Financial Analyst

May Allorde – Senior Property Accountant

Yvonne Lin – Senior Accountant

Gavin Gao – Senior AP Administrator

Robert Wu – Accountant, Support & Special Projects

Andrew Erdman – Accounts Payable – Junior Accountant

Aditi Kumar – Executive Assistant

Human Resources

Sharon Goff-McCue – Director, Human Resources


Mary Ormond – Chief Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Justin Kong – Legal Counsel

Sylvie Eadie – Senior Law Clerk

Lisa Palumbo – Senior Law Clerk