Michael Waters is Chief Executive Officer of The Minto Group. As CEO, Michael has spearheaded the transformation and growth of Minto from a wholly-owned family venture into a world-class, fully-integrated real estate investment management company. In his role, Michael oversees all aspects of the business from corporate services to asset management, acquisitions, dispositions, development, property operations and homebuilding in Canada and Florida for Minto's growing portfolio.
Michael has over 20 years experience in real estate finance, investment and development, and financial advisory services. Prior to joining Minto, he served in a variety of roles at Intrawest Corporation, a large resort developer and operator with a presence across North America. Earlier in his career, Michael worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and KPMG LLP.
Michael serves on the Board of REALpac, Canada's senior national real estate industry association. As well, Michael is a member of the Board of Governors of Algonquin College, and the Advisory Board for the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University.
He completed an undergraduate degree in finance at the University of British Columbia and holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He holds both the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations.