The Future of Real Estate
FORE is a commercial real estate networking group focused on developing young industry leaders by hosting interactive events.
FORE’s mandate is to encourage young commercial real estate professionals and its stakeholders to (1) expand their knowledge of industry trends and processes through mentorship from established market participants and (2) connect with their peers as they navigate the first half of a long and successful career. The group values the importance of building an extensive contact base and welcomes all individuals with attachments to the real estate community, including , law, third party reporting, investors, and service providers.
Karen Dao holds the position of Senior Analyst at LaSalle Investment Management. She is responsible for underwriting of real estate opportunities across Canada and financial support to the acquisitions team. Prior to joining LaSalle Investment Management, Karen has previous experience as an analyst for Shell Canada, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.
Adam Dean is a Director at CMLS Financial Ltd. He is responsible for asset selection and deal management activities for the company’s commercial mortgage securitization programs and other mortgage investment mandates. Adam holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia and is a CFA® charterholder.
Max Harada is an Analyst at QuadReal Property Group. He supports the Investments and Development teams underwrite acquisitions, dispositions and development opportunities. Prior to joining QuadReal, Max was a Senior Analyst at CMLS Financial and was responsible for their High Yield lending programs. Max holds an Honours Bachelor of Economics and Financial Management degree from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University and is a CFA® charterholder.
Sheryl Song is a Senior Consultant with Odgers Berndtson. She specializes in executive search, talent strategy, leadership succession and board services in the Commercial Real Estate sector. Prior to joining Odgers Berndtson, Sheryl was a Director at BCGI American Real Estate Executive Search. She holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree from University of British Columbia.