TORONTO, Feb. 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The board of directors ("Board") of Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc. (dba Bridgemarq Real Estate Services) ("Bridgemarq") (TSX: BRE), is saddened by the news of the passing of the Hon. J. Trevor Eyton, OC. Mr. Eyton was a valuable contributor to the Board since joining in May 2014.
"We are saddened that Trevor is no longer with us and we extend our deepest condolences to his family and friends," said Spencer Enright, Chair of the Board, Bridgemarq Real Estate Services. "We were honoured to have worked with Trevor for the last few years. Trevor brought incredible depth of experience and wisdom to the board. His leadership and engaging personality will truly be missed."
Mr. Eyton was a lawyer, a corporate director and a respected businessman. Prior to becoming a full time corporate director, Mr. Eyton was a Senator in the Canadian Senate and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and Queen's Counsel for Ontario. Mr. Eyton has served as a director on numerous boards including, in recent years, Altus Group Limited, LeadFX, Magna International Inc., Silver Bear Resources Inc., and Cancana Resources Corp.
Bridgemarq's Board will continue to operate with its four remaining Directors until the next annual meeting scheduled for May 7, 2019, when a new Director will be proposed by the Company. For more information on the Company's Board of Directors and corporate governance, please visit bridgemarq.com/corporate-information.
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About Bridgemarq Real Estate Services
Bridgemarq is a leading provider of services to residential real estate brokers and a network of over 18,000 REALTORS®1. We operate in Canada under the Royal LePage, Via Capitale and Johnston & Daniel brands. Bridgemarq Real Estate Services is the registered trade name of Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc. For more information, go to bridgemarq.com.
Bridgemarq is an affiliate of Brookfield Business Partners, a business services and industrials company focused on owning and operating high-quality businesses that benefit from barriers to entry and/or low production costs. Brookfield Business Partners is listed on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges. Further information is available at bbu.brookfield.com.
SOURCE Brookfield Real Estate Services Inc.
For further information: Sarah Louise Gardiner, Director of Investor Relations, Bridgemarq Real Estate Services Inc., [email protected], Tel: 416-510-5783