Power 50 2021
Michael Turner is President of Oxford Properties, a leading real estate investor, developer and manager, and Global Head of Real Estate for the OMERS pension plan. Michael is Chair of Oxford’s Executive and Investment Committees and is responsible for the overall leadership and strategic direction of the global team and $60 billion, 150 million square foot business.
Michael joined Oxford in 2010 to lead the investment team. He subsequently took on leadership of the Canadian office and retail businesses and following that led the entire Canadian business before being appointed to his current role leading the global business. Before joining Oxford, Michael spent 12 years at a leading global real estate investment service provider. Michael has lived and worked in Canada, the US and the UK, and has led teams, completed transactions and built businesses across four continents.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Planning from Queen’s University and a Master of Finance from the University of Toronto. He is a CFA Charterholder and a member of YPO, RealPac and the Partnership for New York, and currently lives in Manhattan.