Director of Development
Erik is an experienced real estate development leader with over 10 years of directing design, development management, and construction. Prior to development management, Erik spent five years working as an architect. His combined experience provides a unique ability to understand project delivery from the municipal approval process through to project economics, and construction.
In his career, Erik has overseen major real estate development projects for both the public and private sector which range in use from multifamily, affordable housing, community centres, and retail spaces.
With a strategic and thoughtful approach, he has excelled at creating approval strategies, analyzing project financials, and negotiating complex legal agreements with a wide range of stakeholders. In his experience managing projects from start to finish, he has developed a strong desire to support and propel creative and challenging projects.
Erik holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, Bachelor of Environmental Design degree, and Master of Architecture degree from Dalhousie University. He expanded his education and received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management in 2013. He has been an annual guest lecturer at Ryerson School of Planning and is an active member of the Urban Land Institute.
MBA – Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
M.Arch. – Dalhousie University
B.Env.D. – Dalhousie University
BA – Dalhousie University