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Management Team

Philip Fraser, President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fraser is President and Chief Executive Officer of Killam. He has held this position since the inception of the Corporation in May 2000. Mr. Fraser has worked in the real estate industry for 24 years. Mr. Fraser holds a Masters of Business Administration from St. Mary's University, a Masters of Urban and Rural Planning and a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University. Mr. Fraser is a member of the Board of Directors of Redishred Capital Corp. (TSX-V - KUT) and a member of the board Governors of St. Mary's University.

Robert Richardson, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Richardson is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Killam, having held the position since 2000. He is also President of Compass Commercial Realty, a commercial management company based in Halifax. Mr. Richardson has worked in real estate for 27 years. Mr. Richardson holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University and is a chartered accountant. In 2006, Mr. Richardson was awarded the Fellow Chartered Accountant designation by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia. Currently, Mr. Richardson is on the Capital Campaign Cabinet for the YMCA and is a past Chair of the YMCA of Greater Halifax/Dartmouth (2011-2013) and the IWK Health Centre (2011-2013).

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Ruth Buckle, Vice President, Property Management

Ruth Buckle joined Killam Properties in May 2003.  As Vice President of Property Management, she is responsible for the operations of Killam's 13,655 unit apartment portfolio covering 6 provinces. Ruth has worked in property management for 29 years. Prior to joining Killam, Ruth held the position of Vice President, Property Management with O&Y Enterprise for 13 years. Ruth is on the executive committee for Osprey Basketball Club and is a member of the Advisory Council for the YWCA’s Bridge Program.

Erin Cleveland, Vice President, Finance

Erin Cleveland joined Killam Properties as Vice President Finance in May 2012. Erin has over 10 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to joining Killam, Erin spent 7 years with Ernst & Young in their audit and advisory practice serving public and private entities. Erin holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Dalhousie University and is a Chartered Accountant.

Pamela Crowell, Vice President, Property Management MHCs

Pamela Crowell joined Killam Properties in December 2005 as Vice President, Property (Management Manufactured Home Communities). Pamela has worked in commercial real estate for 29 years. Prior to joining Killam, Pamela was Vice President, Real Estate Operations at a real estate development and management company based in Halifax, where she worked for 12 years. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University; is a Licensed Salesperson through the NS Real Estate Commission; and is a member of the Board of Directors of the NS Real Estate Appraisers Association.

Jeremy Jackson, Vice President, Marketing

Jeremy Jackson joined Killam Properties in November 2005 as Vice President, Marketing and Sales. Jeremy has over 25 years of sales and market management experience. Prior to joining Killam, Jeremy had spent 10 years with Aliant Telecom in various managerial positions. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from St. Francis Xavier University and an MBA from St. Mary's University. JJ is the current President of the Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS), sits on the board of directors for Shelter Nova Scotia, as well as various regional and national homelessness and affordable housing committees. JJ is also the President of Basketball Nova Scotia, Past Club President and a current coach for the West End Steelers Youth Basketball Club in Halifax.

Michael McLean, Vice President, Development

Michael McLean has been working with Killam since its inception and has overseen the acquisition of the majority of Killam's apartments and MHCs throughout the country. More recently, Mr. McLean has managed the development of Killam's MHC expansions in various locations in Nova Scotia and Ontario and the current development of several new apartment buildings including two LEED designated buildings in Halifax and Fredericton. Prior to working at Killam, Michael held technology consulting positions with a P-3 schools consortium and other local and national real estate firms. Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Dalhousie University (formerly Technical University of Nova Scotia).

Colleen McCarville, Vice President, Human Resources

Colleen McCarville joined Killam Properties in April of 2005. Colleen holds a BA from Saint Mary's University and a Diploma in Human Resources Management from Nova Scotia Community College. Colleen is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and completed her MBA at Saint Mary's University.

Dale Noseworthy, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Planning

Dale Noseworthy joined Killam in May 2006. Dale has 20 years of accounting and finance experience. Prior to joining Killam Dale worked for two years as a research analyst at Beacon Securities and for seven years in various accounting and finance roles at Emera Inc. Dale has a Bachelor of Commerce from Mount Allison University and is a Chartered Accountant and CFA charterholder.


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