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Peter Zabierek, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Zabierek joined Presima in 2013; he oversees the strategic development, corporate management and promotion of the Manager’s global activities.

Mr. Zabierek has over 23 years’ professional experience, including the last 15 years working exclusively in the global REIT space. Prior to joining Presima, Peter was Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Real Estate Securities at Urdang Capital Management.  In that role, he served as Senior Portfolio Manager for $4.5b of global real estate securities and served on the firm's management committee. During his ten-year tenure there, the business grew from $250m to $7.0b. He has also held real estate investment roles at Morgan Stanley and Salomon Smith Barney in New York.

Mr. Zabierek holds a Master's degrees in both business administration and civil engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a registered professional engineer and CFA® charterholder.

Marc-André Flageole, M.Sc., CFA, FRM, Global Portfolio Manager - Head of the Investment Team

Mr. Flageole joined Presima in 2006; he is a Global Portfolio Manager and heads the Investment Team. His role involves investment decision-making and portfolio construction for Presima’s global real estate securities strategies as well as stock coverage within the Asia-Pacific region. He is also responsible for managing the research efforts and insuring the development of the firm’s investment team.

Mr. Flageole joined the financial industry in 2005, having worked as a risk manager at the Caisse de depot et de placement du Quebec, where he analyzed both market and non-market risks of portfolios comprised of equities, derivatives, bonds, private equity and real estate investments.

Mr. Flageole holds a Master of Finance and a Bachelor of Business Administration from HEC Montreal, is a CFA® charterholder and FRM certified.

Stéphane Larsen, M.Sc., CFA, Global Portfolio Manager

Mr. Larsen joined Presima in 2002; he is a Global Portfolio Manager. His role involves investment decision-making and portfolio construction for Presima’s global real estate securities strategies and is responsible for stock coverage within the North American region.

Mr. Larsen joined the financial industry in 2000, having worked for a wealth management firm, where he covered various sectors including chemical, utility and pharmaceutical companies on a global basis.

Mr. Larsen holds a Master of Finance from the University of Sherbrooke and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) from HEC Montreal, and he is a CFA® charterholder.

Chris Blanchard, CFA, Global Porftolio Manager

Mr. Blanchard joined Presima in 2007; he is a Global Portfolio Manager. His role involves investment decision-making and portfolio construction for Presima’s global real estate securities strategies and is responsible for stock coverage within the European region.

Mr. Blanchard joined the financial industry in 1999, in a role within Cordiant Capital, where he managed an emerging market portfolio. He subsequently took on a role as director of Capital Markets Group with CBRE in Montreal.

Mr. Blanchard holds a Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University and is a CFA® charterholder.