Michael J. Cooper

President & Chief Responsible Officer at Dream Unlimited Corp.

Michael J. Cooper

Michael J. Cooper

President & Chief Responsible Officer at Dream Unlimited Corp.

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Dream Unlimited Corp.
Sweet Dream Corp.
Dundee Real Estate Asset Management

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1857

Number of Boards

25

Birthday

1961

Age

60

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President-Asset Management, Commercial Division at Dream Unlimited Corp.

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Former Vice Chairman at Breakwater Resources Ltd.

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Chairman of the Board, President & Chief Executive Officer at E-L Financial Corp. Ltd.

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Founder at Dundee Sarea LP

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Chief Financial Officer at Northland Power, Inc.

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Corporate Director/Trustee at Dream Global Real Estate Investment Trust

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Chief Operating Officer at Dream Unlimited Corp.

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Chairman at Ontario Pension Board

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Chief Financial Officer at Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Dundee Corp.

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Michael J. Cooper
President & Chief Responsible Officer at Dream Unlimited Corp.
Education
MBA
Class of 1986

Schulich School of Business in Toronto is ranked among the world’s leading business schools by a number of global surveys. Schulich’s MBA program is ranked #1 in the world by the Aspen Institute (a Washington, DC-based leadership think tank) in a global survey that identifies which schools are doing the best job of preparing future business leaders for the environmental, social and ethical complexities of modern-day business. Schulich’s MBA program is ranked #1 in Canada by Forbes, The Economist and Expansión (a Time Warner publication based in Mexico City). The Kellogg global network of EMBA partner schools, which includes the Kellogg- Schulich EMBA, is ranked #1 in the world by The Wall Street Journal, and the Kellogg-Schulich EMBA is ranked #1 in Canada by the Financial Times of London.

Law Degree

The University of Western Ontario, which is commonly referred to among Canadian universities as Western, is a public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada. The university's main campus covers 455 hectares (1,120 acres) of land, with the Thames River running through the eastern portion. The university was founded on 7 March 1878 by Bishop Isaac Hellmuth of the Anglican Diocese of Huron as "The Western University of London Ontario." It incorporated Huron University College, which had been founded in 1863.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Career History
President & Chief Executive Officer
1996 - 2003

DREAM Asset Management Corp., a subsidiary of DREAM Unlimited Corp., is a Canadian company located in Toronto, ON, specializing in operative builders. The firm was founded by Michael J. Cooper and Nathan Edward Goodman. Michael J. Cooper has been the CEO since 1996.

Development Manager
Prior
Senior Vice President & Senior Managing Director-Metro DC
1996 - 2018

Brandywine Realty Trust is a real estate investment trust, which engages in owning, leasing, and managing an urban, town centre and suburban office portfolio. Its services include asset management, development and construction, investment, marketing & leasing, property management and tenant. The firm operates through the following business segments: Philadelphia Central Business District, Pennsylvania Suburbs, Metropolitan Washington, Austin & Texas and Other. The Philadelphia Central Business District segment includes properties located in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Suburbs segment includes properties in Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties in the Philadelphia suburbs. The Metropolitan Washington D.C Segment includes properties in the district of Columbia, Northern Virginia and southern Maryland. The Austin, Texas segment includes properties in the City of Austin, Texas. The Other segment includes properties located in Camden County in New Jersey and properties in New Castle County in Delaware. The company was founded by Gerard H. Sweeney in 1986 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2014 - Current

E-L Financial Corp. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of investment and insurance services. It operates through the E-L Corporate and Empire Life segments. The E-L Corporate segment includes the oversight of investments in global equities held through direct and indirect holdings of common shares, investment funds, closed-end investment companies, and other private companies. The Empire Life segment underwrites life and health insurance policies and provides segregated funds, mutual funds, and annuity products. The company was founded on November 13, 1968 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

President, Director & Chief Responsible Officer
2013 - Current

DREAM Unlimited Corp. engages in the acquisition, management and development of commercial and residential real estate. It operates through the following segments: Recurring income and Development. The Recurring income segments consists of Asset management and investments in the Dream Publicly Listed Funds, which includes various agreements with the Dream Publicly Listed Funds, and various development partnerships, Stabilized income generating assets, which includes Arapahoe Basin, a ski hill in Colorado, income producing assets. The Development segment consists of Urban development, which includes condominium, purpose-built rental and mixed-use development in the Greater Toronto Area and Ottawa/Gatineau regions; Western Canada community development, which includes land, housing and retail/commercial/multi-family development in Saskatchewan and Alberta. The company was founded on May 30, 2013 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Trustee
2012 - Current

Dream Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust operates as an open-ended real estate investment trust. It provides investors the opportunity to invest in a Canadian focused, industrial real estate investment trust. The firm owns and manages a portfolio of light industrial properties located in primary and secondary markets across Canada. It operates through the following geographical segments: Western Canada, Ontario, Quebec and United States of America. The company was founded on July 20, 2012 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

Board Member
Current

Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance provides air road and air freight transportation services. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in

Director
Current

NAIOP Northern Virginia operates as commercial real estate development association. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Alexandria, VA.

Director
Current
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Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust raised money in a private placement transaction

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