Domenic MandatoPresident and Chief Executive Officer
Domenic Mandato is the President and Chief Executive Officer of both the Trust and the Administrator and is the sole director of the Administrator. He is also the founder of the Existing LPs. He is a real-estate investor and entrepreneur specializing in the acquisition, renovation and value enhancement of multi-unit residential buildings. He has successfully acquired, managed and sold approximately $50 million multi-unit residential properties in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec over the last 16 years. Mr. Mandato has spent the last 11 years building and managing InvestPlus, a highly successful real estate investment and management company. The corporations and limited partnerships of which Mr. Mandato is a principal, have transacted approximately $50 million in cash flowing multi-family residential properties comprised of over 420 rental units in Western Canada under the InvestPlus brand.
A devoted family man married for 18 years and an active member of the Calgary community, Domenic is committed to ensuring his family’s well being through the security of real estate. His ethical approach to investing is complemented by his experience, integrity and sincerity that has proven time and again to his many satisfied investors that the InvestPlus team is dedicated to seeing their clients’ investments flourish. A member of the Alberta Real-Estate Investment Network (R.E.I.N.), Domenic has gained immeasurable knowledge and experience in building wealth and, ultimately, financial independence through real estate.
Alan VaughanVice President, Acquisitions
Alan Vaughan is the Vice President of Acquisitions and Development of both the Trust and the Administrator. Alan joined InvestPlus in December 2012 and is responsible for growing the asset base of the Trust by finding new assets for acquisition by the Trust. From 2002 to 2012, Alan Vaughan held the position of Vice President, Business Development with publicly traded Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust (“NPR”). During his tenure with NPR, Alan oversaw the acquisition of more than $750 million of income producing properties, representing some 1,200 seniors units, 5,300 residential rental units, 340 hotel rooms/executive suites and 700,000 sq. ft. of commercial space. Acquisitions ranged from $1 million to $150 million and were typically $2 million to $20 million in size.
Alan has conducted in-depth market and property assessments in every province and territory of Canada, and has written offers for properties in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. He also managed the divestment of properties, including the successful and profitable $160 million divestment of a six building, Alberta and B.C. based seniors portfolio. Prior to joining NPR, Alan had more than 20 years of management and consulting experience in government and business with a focus on business development, financing, and business and real estate acquisitions. This included the founding of Arctic Financial Ltd., a subsidiary of Pacific & Western Trust Corporation, which provided operating lines, debentures, mortgage and capital lease financing to governments, boards and agencies throughout the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Mark DellerVice President of Finance
Mark Deller is the Chief Financial Officer of the Trust and Vice President Finance of the Administrator. He joined InvestPlus in November 2012. Mark is responsible for overall financial reporting to investors, acting as the strategic financial person for both equity and debt financings and provide overall investor reporting and financial and accounting management for the Trust and the Partnership. Mark’s experience includes a number of accounting roles and chief financial officer positions in the hi-tech, energy and real estate sectors. His experience includes cost management and operational accounting, financial reporting, cash/capital planning and management, forecasting, budgeting, process planning and risk management. He has also worked with GE Capital and Macquarie Bank and sourcing equity based capital via institutional, private equity and high net worth investors. He holds a MBA from McMaster University and is a Certified General Accountant and a Chartered Professional Accountant.