Industry Experts. Professionals. Investors.

CCH Real Estate Mutual Fund relies on the expertise of highly qualified experts who average over 15 years in the residential real estate market who have managed similar mutual fund trusts previously and have operated public companies listed on the TSX.

Justin Bobier

President | CEO

Mr. Bobier founded Crystal Creek Homes Inc. 15 years ago in 2004.  Since that time, Crystal Creek has sold over $500 million in homes in Calgary and Edmonton of varying house types from duplexes to estate homes.  Mr. Bobier is a member of TEC Calgary and sits on the Board of BILD Calgary.  Prior to founding Crystal Creek Homes Inc., Mr. Bobier worked as a kitchen cabinet installer for Classic Kitchens in Calgary.  Justin Bobier is also a Trustee of CCH Real Estate Mutual Fund and a Director and President of the CCH RE General Partner.

Mike Slapman

Executive Officer | CFO

Mr. Slapman has over 5 years in the residential construction industry and over 18 years in the construction industry in Alberta.  Mr. Slapman is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Crystal Creek Homes Inc. joining the corporation in January 2019.  Previously to that Mr. Slapman served as the Chief Financial Officer for Ply Gem Canada from February 2015 to June 2018.  Prior to working at Ply Gem Canada, Mr. Slapman was the Chief Financial Officer for Graham Income Trust from June 2009 to December 2013, where he managed the mutual fund trust that owned Graham Construction alongside managing finances for the construction business.  Mr. Slapman also worked previously as Chief Financial Officer of Lockerbie & Hole, a publicly traded electrical and mechanical contractor from July 2006 to February 2009. Mr. Slapman obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta in 1999 and his Chartered Accountant designation in 2001. Prior to his employment with Lockerbie, Mr. Slapman was a Manager at KPMG LLP Chartered Accountants where he worked for four years.

Dan Horner

LEGAL COUNSEL | Scott venturo rudakoff

Mr. Horner is a partner with the law firm Scott Venturo Rudakoff LLP, and is currently one of the managing partners of the Firm.  Mr. Horner has been legal counsel to CCHI since 2005, and will be primary legal counsel to CCHRE LP and the SPLP’s.

 

Mr. Horner has been a practicing lawyer in Alberta since 1993, and carries on a corporate and commercial practice, including in relation to real estate matters and development matters.  Mr. Horner provides advise to many clients in a capacity as external general counsel. 

Mark van Hees

Fund Administrator | CanaccorD Genuity

Mr. van Hees is a Vice-President and Portfolio Manager at Canaccord Genuity who specializes in helping senior executives at private companies administer and streamline employee share entitlement plans, and then works closely with employees after they retire or leave the company to preserve wealth and build a supplementary income stream. His 18 years of experience enable him to identify the best private wealth management investment counsellors to design each client’s customized, low-risk portfolio. After the match, he monitors the investment counsellors’ performance to ensure it meets his clients’ objectives.

Mr. van Hees has a BA with an Economics major and Commerce minor from the University of Calgary. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and a Portfolio Manager.

Darren Speake

Tax advisor | PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS

Mr. Speake provides tax advisory services to the CCH Real Estate Mutual Fund Trust.  In addition, PWC conducts an annual audit of CCH Real Estate Mutual Fund Trust.

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Marsh Insurance

Insurance Provider

Marsh Insurance provides insurance coverage to CCH Real Estate Mutual Fund trust, its Trustees, Executives, and Officers along with the subsidiary CCH RE Limited Partnership and CCH RE GP Ltd.

Visit Marsh at https://www.marsh.com/ca/en/home.html