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Blair Welch

Founding Partner

Blair co-founded Slate in 2005. Slate is a Toronto-based real estate asset management company with over $4 billion of assets under management across Canada, the United States and Europe. Slate manages two TSX-listed public REITs and numerous private institutional funds spanning opportunistic, value-add and core strategies. Working alongside like-minded partners and investors, Slate is building the next great Canadian asset manager with an unwavering commitment to generating value.

With over 20 years of real estate industry experience in North America, Europe and Asia, Blair has worked in direct investment, investment banking, development and securitization. Blair has been fortunate to work with exceptional people at pioneering firms such as Fortress Investment Group; Bankers Trust; First National Financial Corporation and Brazos Advisors (now Lone Star).

Blair holds a B.Com. from the University of British Columbia.