About Adgar Canada

ADGAR CANADA 24PROPERTIES3,123,000 sf
LEASABLE AREA
$1.1BASSETS UNDER MANAGEMENT (AUM)

Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Adgar Canada is an active owner of quality commercial real estate with a specific focus in office properties.

We own a portfolio of well-located, high-quality office properties situated in Toronto, Canada’s largest office market. The Company continues to seek complementary growth opportunities in Toronto and other major urban centres in Canada.

As an active owner, Adgar has key skills and proven capabilities in the acquisition, ownership, management, development and redevelopment of commercial office properties. Adgar Canada’s portfolio is composed of well-located, quality office properties in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada’s largest office market. The Company continues to seek complementary growth opportunities in the GTA and other major urban centres across Canada.

Adgar Investments & Development Ltd., based in Israel, is the parent company of Adgar Canada.

About Adgar Investments & Development Ltd.

Adgar Investments & Development Ltd. is a public company traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. The company, directly and through subsidiary companies, invests in income-producing assets, mainly in the field of office space. In addition to acquisitions, the company develops income-producing office assets through land purchases and utilization of land reserves associated to various property holdings. The company operates in Israel, Canada, Poland and Belgium.

 OUR TEAM

The success of our business is rooted in the strength of our team, our collective commitment to our objectives and the knowledge that as a team we can deliver far greater outcomes for our clients, our stakeholders, the greater community and each other.

– Chris G. Tambakis
Chief Executive Officer

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OFFICE OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Chris G. Tambakis

Chris G. Tambakis

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Tambakis is the CEO, North America of Adgar Investments & Development; an active, long term real estate investor, owner, developer and manager with holdings in Canada, Israel and Europe.

With a strong knowledge, passion and over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, he leads his team with a collaborative, supportive and clear-focused manner. As CEO, Chris is responsible for establishing and implementing all aspects of the company’s strategy, vision and continued expansion.

Prior to joining Adgar, Chris was the Vice President, Investment Services Group, Colliers International, an international commercial real estate brokerage firm.

As an active and passionate community volunteer with organizations in the arts, education, community and healthcare areas, Chris currently serves on several Boards, including The Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Ivey Business School at Western University, The Ontario Science Centre and Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade.  He was the proud recipient of the Community Service Award from the Real Estate Excellence (REX) Awards in 2011.

Chris is a graduate of the Ivey Business School, Western University.

In his spare time he can be found, with his signature smile intact, skiing, running, travelling and participating in activities within the community.

Anam Bhatti

Anam Bhatti

Executive Assistant/Administrative Manager

Anam Bhatti joined Adgar in 2018 as part of the administrative team. She provides administrative support to the entire office and specifically to the CEO.

She has a degree from Centennial College.

Tina Huang

Tina Huang

Manager, Asset Management & Investments

Tina joined Adgar in 2017 as part of the Asset Management Team.

She is directly responsible for performing quarterly valuation of the Canadian portfolio, the analysis and due diligence on new acquisitions and preparing presentations for our board and our partners.

Tina has an HBA from Ivey Business School, Western University.

In her spare time, Tina loves to travel and master new languages.

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Jennifer Bowes

Jennifer Bowes

Director, Marketing & Communications

Jennifer joined the Adgar team upon its inception in Canada in 2007. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of Marketing and Communications. She is responsible for all activities related to Marketing and Communications and the company’s Corporate Sponsorships.

Jennifer holds a BA, Sociology from Western University.

Carley Sharp

Carley Sharp

Marketing Coordinator

Carley joined Adgar in September 2018 after completing several co-op terms with the company during her studies.

In her role as Marketing Coordinator, she provides support to the Marketing and Leasing Departments.

Carley has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University. In her spare time, she is a spin instructor at Spinco in Oakville.

LEASING
David DeNoble

David DeNoble

Vice President, Leasing

David joined the Adgar Team in June 2013. He has over 20 years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate industry, with a specialization in office leasing in the Greater Toronto Area. David is directly responsible for the leasing of the Canadian portfolio.

Dave has an HBA from the Ivey Business School, Western University.

Outside of the office, Dave is an avid sports fan who coaches youth hockey and rugby teams.

Sam Forbes

Sam Forbes

Leasing Manager

Sam joined Adgar in January 2018 as part of the Leasing Team. She works directly with the Director of Leasing to assist in the leasing of Adgar’s Canadian portfolio.

Prior to joining Adgar, Sam worked for Redbourne Realty Advisors.

Sam has a Business degree from Brock University.

OPERATIONS
Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey

Vice President, Operations

Michael Harvey is Vice President, Operations. He brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience in the areas of property operations, leasing and development. Mr. Harvey is responsible for ensuring the delivery of a superior tenant service experience as well as excellence in property operations. He joined Adgar in October 2015.

Michael is a graduate of the Ivey Business School, Western University. He is a member of NAIOP and has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

Catherine Cherwinka

Catherine Cherwinka

Director, Property Operations

Catherine joined Adgar in April 2018. Involved in the Toronto real estate management industry for 23 years, Catherine is focused on providing progressive, empowering, best practice leadership to real estate management teams to support them in meeting and exceeding stakeholder and customer objectives.

Prior to joining Adgar, Catherine has held positions with Oxford Properties Group, OMERS Realty Management Corporation, O&Y Enterprise and Enterprise Property Group.

She is a member of BOMA Toronto, REIC/IREM, NAIOP and serves on the Board of Directors of Toronto CREW. Catherine holds the IREM ACoM and BOMA RPA designations.

Catherine enjoys marathon running and community outreach work.

Heidi Schumacher

Heidi Schumacher

Director, Construction & Projects

Heidi Schumacher joined the Adgar Team in February 2018. She brings over 20 years of progressive construction and design experience. Heidi is the Landlord representative for construction activities related to capital and leasehold improvements and strategic projects.

Prior to joining Adgar, Heidi worked at Oxford Properties, DREAM and Nexacor Realty Management.

Heidi is active in the equine welfare community and is an ‘artist’ at heart.

FINANCE
Carl J.F. Stetler

Carl J.F. Stetler

Vice President, Finance

Carl Stetler joined Adgar in October 2007. In his role, he is directly responsible for all finance and accounting, tax, internal controls and corporate governance within the North American operations of Adgar.

Prior to serving in his current position, he spent six years at Deloitte where, within the Assurance practice, he provided services for several multinational real estate clients.

Carl holds CPA (NH) and CGMA designations. He graduated with a Masters of Science from the University of Stockholm, Sweden. 

Tatiana Golovina

Tatiana Golovina

Corporate Accountant

Tatiana joined Adgar in August 2016 in the role of Corporate Accountant. She is responsible for Property and Corporate accounting.

She has a Masters degree in Economics and Engineering from Perm Polytechnic University in Russia. She is in the progress of becoming a Certified Public Accountant.

Lucia Puscas

Lucia Puscas

Senior Accountant

Lucia joined Adgar in 2018 in the role of Senior Accountant.

She has over 15 years of accounting experience in large corporations specializing in Portfolio and Property Management. Lucia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/Physics.

When not in the office, Lucia enjoys going for walks and sweating at the local Goodlife fitness classes.

FULL TEAM
Anam Bhatti

Anam Bhatti

Executive Assistant/Administrative Manager

Anam Bhatti joined Adgar in 2018 as part of the administrative team. She provides administrative support to the entire office and specifically to the CEO.

She has a degree from Centennial College.

Jennifer Bowes

Jennifer Bowes

Director, Marketing & Communications

Jennifer joined the Adgar team upon its inception in Canada in 2007. She has over 20 years of experience in the field of Marketing and Communications. She is responsible for all activities related to Marketing and Communications and the company’s Corporate Sponsorships.

Jennifer holds a BA, Sociology from Western University.

Catherine Cherwinka

Catherine Cherwinka

Director, Property Operations

Catherine joined Adgar in April 2018. Involved in the Toronto real estate management industry for 23 years, Catherine is focused on providing progressive, empowering, best practice leadership to real estate management teams to support them in meeting and exceeding stakeholder and customer objectives.

Prior to joining Adgar, Catherine has held positions with Oxford Properties Group, OMERS Realty Management Corporation, O&Y Enterprise and Enterprise Property Group.

She is a member of BOMA Toronto, REIC/IREM, NAIOP and serves on the Board of Directors of Toronto CREW. Catherine holds the IREM ACoM and BOMA RPA designations.

Catherine enjoys marathon running and community outreach work.

Sam Forbes

Sam Forbes

Leasing Manager

Sam joined Adgar in January 2018 as part of the Leasing Team. She works directly with the Director of Leasing to assist in the leasing of Adgar’s Canadian portfolio.

Prior to joining Adgar, Sam worked for Redbourne Realty Advisors.

Sam has a Business degree from Brock University.

David DeNoble

David DeNoble

Vice President, Leasing

David joined the Adgar Team in June 2013. He has over 20 years of experience in the Commercial Real Estate industry, with a specialization in office leasing in the Greater Toronto Area. David is directly responsible for the leasing of the Canadian portfolio.

Dave has an HBA from the Ivey Business School, Western University.

Outside of the office, Dave is an avid sports fan who coaches youth hockey and rugby teams.

Tatiana Golovina

Tatiana Golovina

Corporate Accountant

Tatiana joined Adgar in August 2016 in the role of Corporate Accountant. She is responsible for Property and Corporate accounting.

She has a Masters degree in Economics and Engineering from Perm Polytechnic University in Russia. She is in the progress of becoming a Certified Public Accountant.

Michael Harvey

Michael Harvey

Vice President, Operations

Michael Harvey is Vice President, Operations. He brings over 25 years of commercial real estate experience in the areas of property operations, leasing and development. Mr. Harvey is responsible for ensuring the delivery of a superior tenant service experience as well as excellence in property operations. He joined Adgar in October 2015.

Michael is a graduate of the Ivey Business School, Western University. He is a member of NAIOP and has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences.

Tina Huang

Tina Huang

Manager, Asset Management & Investments

Tina joined Adgar in 2017 as part of the Asset Management Team.

She is directly responsible for performing quarterly valuation of the Canadian portfolio, the analysis and due diligence on new acquisitions and preparing presentations for our board and our partners.

Tina has an HBA from Ivey Business School, Western University.

In her spare time, Tina loves to travel and master new languages.

Lucia Puscas

Lucia Puscas

Senior Accountant

Lucia joined Adgar in 2018 in the role of Senior Accountant.

She has over 15 years of accounting experience in large corporations specializing in Portfolio and Property Management. Lucia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics/Physics.

When not in the office, Lucia enjoys going for walks and sweating at the local Goodlife fitness classes.

Heidi Schumacher

Heidi Schumacher

Director, Construction & Projects

Heidi Schumacher joined the Adgar Team in February 2018. She brings over 20 years of progressive construction and design experience. Heidi is the Landlord representative for construction activities related to capital and leasehold improvements and strategic projects.

Prior to joining Adgar, Heidi worked at Oxford Properties, DREAM and Nexacor Realty Management.

Heidi is active in the equine welfare community and is an ‘artist’ at heart.

Carley Sharp

Carley Sharp

Marketing Coordinator

Carley joined Adgar in September 2018 after completing several co-op terms with the company during her studies.

In her role as Marketing Coordinator, she provides support to the Marketing and Leasing Departments.

Carley has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Dalhousie University. In her spare time, she is a spin instructor at Spinco in Oakville.

Carl J.F. Stetler

Carl J.F. Stetler

Vice President, Finance

Carl Stetler joined Adgar in October 2007. In his role, he is directly responsible for all finance and accounting, tax, internal controls and corporate governance within the North American operations of Adgar.

Prior to serving in his current position, he spent six years at Deloitte where, within the Assurance practice, he provided services for several multinational real estate clients.

Carl holds CPA (NH) and CGMA designations. He graduated with a Masters of Science from the University of Stockholm, Sweden. 

Chris G. Tambakis

Chris G. Tambakis

Chief Executive Officer

Chris Tambakis is the CEO, North America of Adgar Investments & Development; an active, long term real estate investor, owner, developer and manager with holdings in Canada, Israel and Europe.

With a strong knowledge, passion and over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry, he leads his team with a collaborative, supportive and clear-focused manner. As CEO, Chris is responsible for establishing and implementing all aspects of the company’s strategy, vision and continued expansion.

Prior to joining Adgar, Chris was the Vice President, Investment Services Group, Colliers International, an international commercial real estate brokerage firm.

As an active and passionate community volunteer with organizations in the arts, education, community and healthcare areas, Chris currently serves on several Boards, including The Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Ivey Business School at Western University, The Ontario Science Centre and Toronto’s Santa Claus Parade.  He was the proud recipient of the Community Service Award from the Real Estate Excellence (REX) Awards in 2011.

Chris is a graduate of the Ivey Business School, Western University.

In his spare time he can be found, with his signature smile intact, skiing, running, travelling and participating in activities within the community.

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

SUSTAINABILITY

Adgar is firmly committed to environmental responsibility within our portfolio.

“We believe that it is essential to operate our business with a focus on long term sustainability practices. We make every effort to operate our properties using industry best practices in the areas of energy management, waste reduction and climate control. By doing so we achieve our own goals and support our customers in their sustainability efforts.”

Michael Harvey, Vice President, Operations

BOMA Best is an industry standard in Canada, for green building certification. The BOMA BEST standard addresses energy, water, waste reduction and recycling, emissions and effluents, indoor environment, and environmental management system issues.

Adgar pursues BOMA BEST certification across our Canadian Building Portfolio.

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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Adgar is a proud supporter of several charities in many sectors including healthcare, education and real estate related philanthropic endeavors.

“It’s important to us, as a company, to lead by example, and to give back to the communities where we live and where we work. It’s not just about writing a cheque, we strive to donate our time as well.”

Jennifer Bowes, Director, Marketing & Communications

Adgar has committed its support to CAMH, The North York General Hospital, The Heart & Stroke Foundation and the Hold’em for Life Charity Challenge in support of Cancer Research, to name a few.

FEATURED PROPERTIES