TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Starlight Investments ("Starlight") is pleased to announce the appointment of Glen Hirsh as Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. Mr. Hirsh has 20 years of experience in the real estate and financial services sectors and is recognized as a leader in providing strategic advice to public and private companies, structuring capital market transactions and executing equity and debt financings.
Mr. Hirsh previously served as Vice President in the Strategy and Finance Group at Oxford Properties. He has also held the position of Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Investment Banking Group at National Bank Financial.
"The addition of Glen Hirsh in the role of Chief Operating Officer is an opportunity to ensure that Starlight continues to focus on disciplined growth and organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Glen's impressive credentials and industry knowledge will be critical as our business continues to evolve. We are pleased to welcome Glen to the Starlight family," stated Daniel Drimmer, Chief Executive Officer.
With a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and designations as both a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst, Mr. Hirsh brings his leadership, management, and operational excellence to the forward thinking, entrepreneurial and dynamic team at Starlight
"I am thrilled to be joining a market leading North American real estate asset management firm which is focused on disciplined growth. I look forward to working closely with the entire team and actively participating in Starlight's growth trajectory," commented Glen Hirsh.
About Starlight Investments
Starlight is a Toronto-based privately held, full service, real estate investment and asset management company driven by an experienced team comprised of over 120 professionals. Starlight currently manages $7.5 billion of multi-residential and commercial properties for joint venture partnerships with institutional investors, Northview Apartment REIT, True North Commercial REIT, Starlight U.S. Multi- Family (No. 5) Core Fund and Starlight U.S. Multi-Family (No.1) Value-Add Fund and private investors. Starlight's portfolio consists of approximately 34,000 multi-residential units across Canada and the U.S. and over 4.6 million square feet of commercial properties. Please visit us at www.starlightinvest.com and connect with us on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/starlight-investments-ltd-.
SOURCE Starlight Investments
For further information: Daniel Drimmer, President and CEO, +1-416-234-8444, [email protected]; Lauren Kenney, Executive Director, Communications and Human Capital, +1-416-234-8444, [email protected]; Glen Hirsh, Chief Operating Officer, +1-416-234-8444, [email protected]