Power 50 2021
Daniel Drimmer is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Starlight Investments, a Canadian real estate asset manager with over 300 employees and $20B in AUM encompassing more than 70,000 multi-family units and 8.0M commercial square feet across Canada and the U.S.
Mr. Drimmer is the founder, Chairman of the Board and former President and CEO of True North Commercial REIT (TSX:TNT.UN), and is a member of the Board of Trustees of Northview Canadian High Yield Residential Fund (TSX: NHF.UN). Mr. Drimmer was also the founder and member of the Board of Trustees of True North Apartment REIT and TransGlobe Apartment REIT. Over the last ten years, Mr. Drimmer has completed more than $30 billion worth of acquisitions and dispositions in residential and commercial real estate (including nine initial public offerings).
Mr. Drimmer obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Contemporary European Policy Making from European University in Geneva, Switzerland and is a third generation real estate investor.