Mr. Ken Silver is the Chief Executive Officer of the REIT and has over 20 years of experience in retail and commercial real estate, and in the retail industry. Mr. Silver joined CTC in 1995 and prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the REIT, Mr. Silver was Senior Vice‑President, Corporate Strategy and Real Estate of CTC and President, Canadian Tire Real Estate Limited. Mr. Silver holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University, a Master of Business Administration degree from McGill University and completed the Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors at the University of Toronto.
Mr. Louis Forbes is the Chief Financial Officer of the REIT and has over 20 years of real estate and finance experience. Prior to his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of the REIT, Mr. Forbes was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Primaris Retail Real Estate Investment Trust from 2003 to 2013. Prior to serving in that role, Mr. Forbes was Vice President, Director and Senior Canadian Real Estate Equities Analyst of Merrill Lynch Canada, where he was responsible for covering North American real estate securities. Mr. Forbes also served as Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Revenue Properties Company Limited. Mr. Forbes holds a Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Queen's University and is a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Forbes completed the Chartered Director Program at the Directors College, McMaster University.
Mr. Kevin Salsberg is Senior Vice-President, Real Estate for CT REIT and has nearly 15 years of commercial real estate experience. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Salsberg was the Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer of Plaza Retail REIT from 2013 to 2016. Previously, Mr. Salsberg worked for KEYreit, holding positions of increasing scope and responsibility, ultimately becoming its Chief Operating Officer, and was also a Leasing Representative for RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Salsberg holds an Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa.
Mr. Clint Elenko is Vice-President, Western Canada for CT REIT and has over 16 years of experience in the retail and commercial real estate industry. Mr. Elenko joined CTC in 2008 and prior to his appointment as Vice-President, Western Canada, at CT REIT, he was Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Development for Canadian Tire Real Estate Limited. Prior to joining CTC, Mr. Elenko held the position of Director of Leasing at RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Elenko is based in Calgary, Alberta.
Ms. Kimberley Graham is Vice-President, General Counsel and Secretary of CT REIT. With over 25 years of legal experience, Ms. Graham specializes in commercial real estate and corporate commercial. Prior to her appointment, Ms. Graham served as Assistant General Counsel, Canadian Tire Corporation and Chief Counsel, CT REIT. Before joining the Corporation, Ms. Graham was General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary for Equitable Bank and also served as Senior Counsel at Royal Bank of Canada. Ms. Graham also practiced commercial real estate law at two national law firms for over ten years. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University and a LL.B from the University of Western Ontario, and has completed the Directors Education Program at the Institute of Corporate Directors at the University of Toronto.