Emma Capital has established an Advisory Board to provide informed guidance to the our executive team and serve as an ally in the quest for corporate governance.
The Advisory Board is comprised of experienced and sophisticated professionals, who are also investors. The Advisory Board reviews and makes recommendations with respect to acquisitions, dispositions, financial reporting, financing strategy, Emma Capital strategic plans, and communications to investors.
Mr. Peltz has a diverse background in commercial real estate and financial analysis, and has spent his 30-year career in a range of senior management and executive positions, including sales, acquisitions and development. Mr. Peltz spent 12 years through the years of 1998 and 2010 at TD Securities Inc. including the role of Managing Director leading the brokerage group in real estate investment banking. Prior to that, from 1995 to 1998, Mr. Peltz founded Cornerstone Commercial Realty, a boutique real estate investment firm, which was subsequently purchased by TD Securities Inc. in 1998. In the years prior, Mr. Peltz held a variety of roles including Manager at CB Richard Ellis Limited (formerly CB) and Vice President Acquisitions at Counsel Real Estate Investment Trust (now RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust).
Mr. Peltz is currently a consultant to private investment groups. Mr. Peltz holds a Master of Science degree in Psychology and an Honours Psychology Bachelor of Arts Degree, both from the University of Waterloo. Mr. Peltz has maintained a firm commitment to social work and community development in the Toronto area where he championed the development of several multi-family affordable housing complexes and served on a range of boards that foster a better quality of life for marginalized individuals throughout the city.
Howard Sloan is the Managing Partner of Goldman, Sloan, Nash & Haber LLP and practices in the Corporate & Commercial and Commercial Real Estate & Leasing Group. Howard specializes in commercial transactions with an emphasis on real estate, financing, leasing, syndications and share & asset acquisitions and dispositions. He possesses expertise in the niche areas of Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS), derivatives and securities and has particular exposure to the forensic analysis of Additional Rent provisions in commercial leases.
With over 36 years of experience, Howard’s breadth of legal and business knowledge, along with his creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, attention to detail and client service has attracted a loyal and sophisticated client base. His clients include developers, aggregators, syndications, lenders, landlords, tenants and contractors. They rely on Howard for expert advice and effective solutions, tailored to their individual needs.
Howard is the founding member of the Ontario Bar Association’s Managing Partners Roundtable which was launched in the spring of 2011. Since its inception, the group has grown to 88 unique firm leaders from 61 firms. Howard has been instrumental in devoting much of his time to ensuring the success of the roundtable and at times, he acts as a moderator for the group discussions.