Jason has been in the business of purchasing, owning, managing, and financing income-producing real assets since 1991. His passion for asset acquisitions, management, and investment has served him well as the CEO for Skyline Group of Companies since its inception in 1999.

Recognized for both his entrepreneurialism and industry expertise, Jason believes that although Skyline has its roots in real estate, it is in the people business. By never losing sight of the fundamentals that spurred Skyline’s early growth, Jason has built a major Canadian real estate company spanning coast-to-coast, consistently attracting passionate, like-minded investors and employees with “star” qualities. As Skyline continues to expand its national presence, Jason maintains a belief in providing accessible and personal service to the business’ investor client group that is an integral part of the company’s growth and success.

A graduate of the Ivey School of Business’ exclusive Quantum Shift Program, Jason has been named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40, as well as one of Canada’s 40 Most Promising Entrepreneurs. He was also designated a finalist for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Jason holds degrees from both the University of Guelph and York University. He has strong roots in Guelph, Ontario, where Skyline is headquartered, and still calls the area home with his wife and three children.

Jason sits on the Skyline Apartment REIT Board of Trustees, the Skyline Commercial REIT Board of Trustees, the Skyline Retail REIT Board of Trustees, and the Skyline Clean Energy Fund Board of Trustees. He is also a Board Member for the Grand River Agricultural Society.


Other Team Members

Fay Yachetti Portrait Photo

Fay Yachetti

Sr. Manager, Sustainability
Ray Punn Photo

Ray Punn

Vice President, Skyline Wealth
BJ Santavy Photo

BJ Santavy

Vice President, Skyline Living

Maria Duckett

Vice President, Skyline Commercial Management
Greg Jones Photo

Greg Jones

President, SkyDev
Rob Stein Photo

Rob Stein

President, Skyline Clean Energy Fund
Gordon Driedger Photo

Gordon Driedger

President, Skyline Retail REIT
Michael Mackenzie Photo

Michael Mackenzie

President, Skyline Commercial REIT
Matthew Organ Photo

Matthew Organ

President, Skyline Apartment REIT
Wayne Byrd

Wayne Byrd

Chief Financial Officer
R. Jason Ashdown

R. Jason Ashdown

Co-Founder & Chief Sustainability Officer
Pete Roden Photo

Pete Roden

Team Lead and Vice President, Broker, Skyline Mortgage Financing Inc.
Mike Bonneveld

Mike Bonneveld

Director of Acquisitions and Vice President, Skyline Asset Management Inc.
Martin Castellan

Martin Castellan

Co-Founder & Chief Administrative Officer
Krish Vadivale

Krish Vadivale

Vice President, Finance
Karyn Sales

Karyn Sales

General Counsel
Jennifer Irwin

Jennifer Irwin

Director of Information Technology
Jeff Stirling

Jeff Stirling

Director of Marketing
Deanna Kiar

Deanna Kiar

Vice President, Human Resources & Office Administration
Andy Coutts

Andy Coutts

Vice President, Skyline Capital Projects Management Inc.

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