Our Team

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 – Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategic Asset Management

Mary Ormond – Chief Legal Counsel & Corporate Secretary

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 – Vice President, Portfolio Strategy & Asset Management

Perminder Bhogal – Manager, Data Strategy & Architecture

Seamus Shanahan – Senior Real Estate Analyst

Esther Imm – Senior Real Estate Analyst

Caroline Tam – Analyst, Strategy & Real Estate Planning

Client & Partner Relationship Management

SoMei Quan – Senior Development Planner


Scott Pennington – Director, Port Lands Asset Management

Kendra Barkman – Manager, Waterfront Development

Fariha Husain – Manager, Strategic Policy and Corporate Priorities

Paul Arkilander – Project 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.


Carlo Bonanni – Vice President, Development Planning & Urban Design

Gabriella Sicheri – Vice President, Development

Jason Chen – Director, Development

Peter Harron – Director, Development

Mehakdeep Dhillon – Director, Development

Tracey Smith – Director, Environmental Services

Hon Lu – Director,  Major Projects and Sustainability

Mia Baumeister – Director, Development Planning

Julia Steegstra – Manager, Environmental Services

Melita Varga – Manager, Development

Tina Panagoulia – Manager, Development

Samantha Zavaglia – Manager, Development

Nima Kia – Manager, Development

Sameer Jain – Manager, Development

Sarah Corey – Manager, Development

Graham Frank – Development Manager

Georgia Luyt – Development Manager

Kevin D’Souza – Development Associate

Arash Oturkar – Senior Development Planner

Tharmiha Kanagathasan – Senior Development Planner

Alessia Monopoli – Development Planner

Deborah Prestwich – Executive Assistant

Farida Hameed – Executive Assistant

Maggie Bibit – Executive Assistant



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.

Neil Finlayson – Senior Property Manager

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.


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

Nick Simos – Vice President, Major Transactions

Jennifer Li – Manager, Financial Reporting & Accounting

Vivian Wong – Manager, Accounting & Taxation

Fred Zhang – Manager, Budget Planning & Forecasting

Kashaidi Jogi – Acting Manager, Procurement

Shoon Huggett – Manager,  Financial Analyst

Matthew D’Angelo – Senior Financial Analyst

Jinyi Liu – Senior Analyst, Budget Planning & Forecasting

Yvonne Lin – Senior Accountant

Gavin Gao – Senior AP Administrator

Andrew Erdman – Procurement Specialist

Mohammed Al Shinnawi – Procurement Specialist

Robert Wu – Accountant, Support & Special Projects

Aditi Kumar – Executive Assistant

Human Resources

Sharon Goff-McCue – Director, Human Resources

Sheri Langer – Human Resources Specialist

Anusha Bachoo – Executive Assistant


Justin Kong – Director, Legal Services

Sylvie Eadie – Senior Law Clerk

Lisa Palumbo – Senior Law Clerk

Deanna Kirlew – Executive Assistant / Board Administrator