Michael is the CEO of OMERS, responsible for the overall leadership and performance of the enterprise, including pension administration, investment activities and the execution of its strategic plan. He assumed the role of President and CEO of OMERS in April 2014.
Michael moved to OMERS in January 2010, as its Chief Investment Officer, to oversee the strategic, operational and financial leadership of the pension plan’s investment activities.
Prior to moving to OMERS, Michael was responsible for Oxford Properties Group, the real estate arm wholly owned by OMERS. Under his leadership, the company proceeded to build and acquire a global portfolio of iconic assets. Michael also led the successful IPO listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange for Primaris REIT, and was its President and CEO.
Michael currently serves on the Board of Trustees of a Canadian REIT, is a past director of McMaster University’s Board of Governors and has served on a number of charitable boards.
Born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Michael holds a BA from McMaster University. He resides in Toronto with his wife and two children.