The Kipling Group’s Founding Team

Richard Geurts

Richard Geurts is a co-founder and Managing Partner of the Kipling Group Inc. Richard has over 30 years of commercial and residential real estate experience. He was the founder of Redcliff Realty Management Inc, and acted as Redcliff’s President from inception in 1995 until October 2007.

Prior to Redcliff, Richard was Senior Vice President of the Commercial Properties Group at Bramalea Ltd. He was responsible for their office, industrial, hotel and high rise residential properties across Canada. Richard has served in senior capacities at Colliers International, Oxford Development Group and the Lehndorff Group.

In 2007, Richard co-founded IGB Real Estate Canada Inc., a company formed to acquire and asset manage real estate investments on behalf of the IGB Group’s German investors.

In July 2011, IGB Real Estate Canada Inc. changed its name to Kipling Real Estate Canada Inc., a member of the Kipling Group Inc., which is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Richard is a graduate of Ridley College and attended Sheridan College.

416.979.2235   ⋅   geurts@kiplingrealty.com

Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis is a co-founder and Chief Financial Officer of the Kipling Group Inc. Stephen has more than 30 years of experience in the real estate, education, and SME fields.

In 1976, Stephen joined the Lehndorff Group, a leading asset and property management group in Canada, that managed a portfolio of over 200 properties comprising 20 million square feet of leasable space. In 1992, Stephen became EVP and CFO responsible for all facets of the groups Finance, Accounting, Administration, M.I.S and Human Resource needs.

After 18 years and after playing a significant role in the restructuring of the group, Stephen left the organization in 1994 and founded Saje Consulting, a company providing real estate and management consulting services to a variety of organizations, including the IGB Group in Germany.

In 2007, Stephen co-founded IGB Real Estate Canada Inc., a company formed to acquire and asset manage real estate investments on behalf of the IGB Group’s German investors.

In July 2011, IGB Real Estate Canada Inc. changed its name to Kipling Real Estate Canada Inc., a member of the Kipling Group Inc., which is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Stephen is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

416.979.2234   ⋅   lewis@kiplingrealty.com

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