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Chief Financial Officer & Partner

Rajeev Viswanathan has worked with some of the largest Canadian real estate and asset management firms with global platforms, joining Forum to help the firm achieve its strategic growth objectives.

At Forum, Rajeev is responsible for the overall financial management of the firm, including financial strategy, planning, controls, risk management, tax, information technology and reporting.  Rajeev is also responsible for ongoing asset management oversight of the firm’s investments and sits on Forum’s investment committee.

Prior to joining Forum, Rajeev worked at Dream where he served as CFO of Dream Global REIT, a Western European, $6 billion office and industrial platform that was acquired by Blackstone in 2019.  Prior to his appointment at Dream Global, Rajeev was CFO for Dream Office REIT. At Dream Office, Rajeev assisted in transforming the REIT as part of a multi-year strategic plan, pivoting the REIT from a cross-Canadian to a Toronto-centric office portfolio, to drive future value through development and intensification.

Before Dream, Rajeev spent almost a decade at Brookfield in various senior finance roles, including corporate treasury and helping to establish Brookfield’s Private Funds group. During his tenure with Brookfield, Rajeev also worked at General Growth Properties (“GGP”), a US$40 billion shopping mall REIT, where he rebuilt and upgraded various finance capabilities following GGP’s bankruptcy emergence.

Rajeev also serves on the board of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority.

Rajeev is a CPA, CA and CFA charterholder, with a Master of Accounting and Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.

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Richard Abboud

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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Patrick Gilmour

Director, Asset Management

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Rajeev Viswanathan

Chief Financial Officer & Partner

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Colin Yee, CPA, CA

Senior Advisor

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