Board of Directors
Stuart Lazier, who has more than 30 years of experience as a leader in real estate management and investment, is a partner and co-founder of Fiera Properties.
Stuart was the Managing Partner of Canada’s leading independent real estate management services company, Enterprise Property Group, for 14 years. He merged this company with O&Y Enterprise, managing over 110 million sq. ft. and assets of more than $20b. He resigned in 2001, seeking to apply his vast experience to the investment side of the business.
Between 2001 and 2009, Stuart co-founded KingSett Capital, now one of Canada’s leading real estate fund managers. In addition to assisting with Kingsett’s strategic leadership, Stuart was responsible for the company’s operations, leasing, and portfolio value optimization. He was also a member of the Investment and Advisory Boards overseeing three growth funds with 60 investments valued at $3 billion managed on behalf of institutional investors.
Stuart then worked with Fiera Capital to launch a new real estate investment platform on December 1, 2011 that would combine the capital market strengths of Fiera Capital with the talents and experience of a best-in-class real estate investment team to bring our Fiera investors new and innovative real estate investment products.
Stuart has served his community as board member and Chair of Covenant House Toronto, Chair of the Real Estate Committee for the Toronto United Way, Vice Chair of the Board of Governors at Upper Canada College, and Chairman of the Build Toronto Board of Directors; he is currently a director of a number of other private companies and non-profit organizations. Stuart holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.