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Recorded at the RealCapital Conference in February 2020, Lesley Gibson sits down with Aaron and Adam in this episode. She is the Co-Chair of the conference and Chief Financial Officer of CT REIT, which owns a Canada-wide portfolio of assets leased primarily to Canadian Tire.
Lesley talks about the strong connection between CT REIT and Canadian Tire that allows both entities to reap many benefits. We hear about the triple-net approach of CT REIT, the company’s growth strategy, and smaller markets that Canadian Tire has found great success in.
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Lesley Gibson is the Chief Financial Officer of CT REIT and has 25 years of real estate and finance experience. Prior to her appointment as Chief Financial Officer, Lesley held a variety of increasingly senior positions at Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust, where she was most recently Chief Accounting Officer, and at Primaris Real Estate Investment Trust, where she was promoted to Executive Vice President, Finance.
Lesley was also Vice President, Corporate Reporting at Oxford Properties Group and spent the first portion of her career working for KPMG in Toronto and London, U.K. Lesley is a member of the ICSC Foundation Canada Board of Directors.
Recorded at: RealCapital 2020
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