FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SENIOR PARTNER & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
SENIOR PARTNER & GENERAL COUNSEL
CHIEF GROWTH OFFICER AND PRESIDENT OF CORE SERVICES
VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE & PARTNER COMMUNICATIONS
DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES
CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT ANALYST
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO MILES NADAL
CAROL DELA CERNA
DIRECTOR, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
ASSOCIATE, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
ASSOCIATE, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL
CORPORATE TAX ANALYST
Founder & Executive Chairman
Miles Spencer Nadal is an international entrepreneur and philanthropist known for his innovative partnership model. Miles has applied his natural, innate spirit of entrepreneurship into the guiding principle of his life and his business success. He passionately believes in the power of people pursuing their dreams without limit, and he has lived this belief that anything is possible throughout his business career…
President and Chief Executive Officer
Trevor is President and Chief Executive Officer at Peerage Capital. With a Commerce degree from Queen’s University, Trevor began his professional career at PricewaterhouseCoopers as a CPA. There, he focused on transaction support for the telecom and media sectors before moving to MDC Partners Inc. At MDC, Trevor worked in the corporate development group where he led two restructurings, acted as a partner company CFO, oversaw the successful bidding and implementation of the Multi-Print III stamp contract awarded by the United States Postal Service, and assisted with acquisitions and due diligence. As CEO, Trevor oversees development and execution of the broad corporate strategy for Peerage, including the ongoing growth of all operating platforms including real estate services, asset management and self-storage.
Senior Partner AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PEERAGE REALTY PARTNERS
Gavin is at the helm of Peerage Realty Partners, the flagship entity for Peerage Capital’s growing North American residential real estate brokerage business – Peerage Realty. He is a CPA with a Masters accounting degree from Waterloo University and multifaceted interdisciplinary career experience. Gavin spent 10 years at MDC Partners Inc. as a managing director where his responsibilities included corporate strategic initiatives, such as business development, succession planning, financial management, and the oversight of agency portfolios, while also overseeing significant real estate ventures. Before MDC, Gavin worked at First Asset Management Inc., transforming it into one of Canada’s largest independent asset management firms. Prior to these positions, Gavin held Senior Management roles at Pet Valu Inc. and Scott’s Hospitality Inc.
Senior Partner & Chief Financial Officer
Since 2007, Walter has served as a Senior Partner and Chief Financial Officer at Peerage Capital, where he is responsible for managing the risks of the company, as well as business strategy, financial planning and all reporting for Peerage and its Partner companies. He provides advice on various financing taxation issues. Prior to holding his current position, Walter was the CFO of MDC Partners’ Secure Products International Group and before that was VP, Finance of MDC Partners Inc. for 10 years.
Senior Partner & General Counsel
Mike joined Peerage Capital in January 2016 as a Senior Partner and General Counsel with a mandate to oversee all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters affecting business operations within the Peerage family. Mike graduated from Western University with a B.Sc. in 1987 and an LL.B in 1990. In 2008, he attended Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program. Before arriving at Peerage, Mike was the COO at Aston Hill Financial, and also previously served as the Executive VP at Davis + Henderson; Executive VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at CI Financial Corp.; and as an Associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
Chief Growth Officer and President of Core Services
Scott Bunker is Chief Growth Officer and President of Core Services. He is also a Peerage Capital partner. Prior to joining Peerage, Scott was lead Executive of Strategy and Innovation at Boardwalk, a Calgary-based REIT.
A civil engineer with a degree from Queen’s University and an MBA from Schulich School of Business, he has experience as a successful entrepreneur, management and compensation consultant, as well as a driver of transformative strategic and growth initiatives in the real estate industry. His mandate is to generate organic growth in the Peerage Realty businesses by taking responsibility for expanding the footprint in the real estate services sector including mortgage, title, insurance, escrow, property management, home improvements, rental, warranty, and apartment rental preparation.
Vice President, Corporate & Partner Communications
Deirdre McMurdy joined Peerage Capital as Vice-President, Corporate and Partner Communications in 2019. Prior to joining Peerage, she was a Principal in the country’s leading strategic communications firm, frequently supported CEOs and senior management teams in the capital markets sector. Deirdre has previously worked as a special adviser to a senior Cabinet minister in the Government of Canada and as a senior executive at a leading public policy research institute. Before that, she was an award-winning Canadian business journalist, working variously as business editor and program host at two national television networks, business editor and columnist at Maclean’s magazine as well as a reporter and columnist at the Globe and Mail and Financial Post.
Director, Client Services
Lisa is the Director of Client Services, a role in which she focuses on client needs and is in regular communication with the global Artemis client base. Before joining the Peerage family in January 2010, Lisa worked as an Associate Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy and as an Account Manager of the Prime Brokerage Group at CIBC World Markets. In 2018 she took on the additional role of Director of Philanthropic Programs and Initiatives at Peerage Capital. Lisa graduated from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a commerce degree in 1989.
DIRECTOR, REAL ESTATE AND DEVELOPMENTS
Dennis joined Peerage in 2016, bringing his credentials from the Schulich School of Business at York University from which he graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Accounting and Finance. Dennis is also a CFA charterholder and a CPA. Before joining the Peerage team, Dennis worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York and Toronto as a Senior Associate leading audits of asset management and technology clients. He also worked at Veritas Investment Research, where he was responsible for conducting market research, financial modelling, and drafting research reports.
Steven Grant oversees the financial strategy, accounting, and reporting functions for the Partner firms. A CPA and a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and Laurier University, Steven’s career has included senior roles at Deloitte, DREAM Asset Management, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, as well as the real estate private equity sector.
Aditya gained his accounting and financial analysis experience working in private equity, capital markets and banking at Credit Suisse, and international insurance at Axa. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Pune and a Master’s degree in banking and finance at Monash University.
Senior Financial Analyst
Adeola joined Peerage Capital in 2020 from the Financial Advisory Division of Primera Africa Finance Group in Lagos, Nigeria. She also worked at KPMG Professional Services as a Senior Associate in the Deals Advisory Unit, providing M&A transactions support. In addition to her CPA designation, Adeola holds an MSc (Distinction) in Investment and Finance from Middlesex University in London, United Kingdom and a BSc (First Class Honours) in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria.
Adela joined the Peerage Capital team as concierge in 2019 and quickly transitioned to Office Administrator. In her current role, she supports the whole management team, ensuring that their day-to-day tasks run smoothly.
Executive Assistant to Miles Nadal
Shani supports Miles’ day-to-day business functions and high-level executive requirements and commitments. Within each internal division, her role is an extension of his business administrative reach, and she enjoys the many different responsibilities she manages daily. She is a 2012 Graduate of York University with an Honours Degree in Communications Studies.
Carol Dela Cerna
Carol joined Peerage Capital in 2017 moving into the role of Corporate Accountant in 2019. She oversees bookkeeping, reporting and analysis for Peerage and its corporate entities. A graduate of Seneca College’s Safety and Operations Aviation Program, Carol also holds a Bachelor of Aviation Management from Griffith University in Australia. She is currently working on her CPA designation.
Director, Corporate Development
Corey joined the firm in early 2020. A CPA, he plays a key role in partnership investment process, including initial financial review and transaction execution. Corey deploys his audit and transaction advisory background which was developed at Ernst & Young to provide financial analysis to Peerage Realty’s Partner Companies. He earned his Bachelor of Commerce at McGill University.
Associate, Corporate Development
Austin joined Peerage from Crosbie & Company where he supported a number of transactions in his role as an M&A analyst. Prior to that he worked as an analyst in the financial services sector. He graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and is in his final year of Chartered Financial Analyst program.
Associate, Corporate Development
Luis joins Peerage from the M&A transaction services and Assurance groups at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he gained experience working with both mid-market and large institutional clients. He is a CPA and an Honours graduate of the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University and is in his second year of studies for the Charter Financial Analyst designation.
Senior Legal Counsel
Craig gained significant in-house legal experience while working as Legal Counsel with North American Development Group and TD Bank, and as Director, Corporate Legal with Oxford Properties Group. He began his legal career with one of Canada’s preeminent business law firms, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Craig works closely with Peerage’s General Counsel, helping to oversee all legal, regulatory, and compliance matters affecting Peerage’s investment and operating business operations. He received his J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2006.
Corporate Tax Analyst
Lily is a CPA who graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto’s commerce program in 2009. Prior to joining Peerage, she was a project accountant at a large, Canadian real estate development company. Lily has also worked in private accounting practice honing her expertise on the tax front.
Vesna Mraovic joined Peerage Capital in early 2020 from her previous role as an administrative assistant. Vesna assists the team members with daily workplace functions. She has a Business Accounting degree from Seneca College.
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