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Jason Ashdown (also known as “Roy”) has been in the business of real estate asset management, development, construction, and building systems since the early 1990s. His focus centres on sustainable real estate practices, with the objectives of enhancing business performance and reducing Skyline’s environmental footprint.

Jason oversees the corporate strategy and implementation of Skyline’s sustainability and social responsibility efforts. His passion for environmental stewardship fueled the 2006 launch of Skyline’s Portfolio Efficiency Plan (PEP), an ongoing initiative to reduce consumption of natural gas, hydro, water, and waste, while also focusing on tenant outreach and education surrounding sustainable-minded living.

Jason applies a three-prong approach to sustainability: environmental, social, and economic. He ensures that Skyline stands as an industry leader in all three aspects, and remains at the forefront of innovation, efficiency, and community service in the Canadian real estate sphere.

Before his appointment as CSO in 2020, Jason held the title of Chief Operating Officer and worked to consistently improve the performance, profitability, and efficiencies in Skyline’s real estate portfolios.

Jason is also Vice Chair of the Federation of Rental Housing Providers of Ontario (FRPO), the province’s leading advocate for landlords and tenants, and Chair of United Way Guelph-Wellington-Dufferin’s Home for Good Campaign. He sits on the Skyline Apartment REIT Board of Trustees. He is also a past board member of Shelldale Family Gateway, a community organization in Skyline’s home city of Guelph, Ontario, where he provided advisory services in an effort to help hundreds of local children and families.

Jason holds a BA from the University of Waterloo.

Other Team Members

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Laurie Crocker

General Counsel
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Mandi Sweiger

Vice President, Human Resources
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Fay Yachetti

Director, Sustainability
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Ray Punn

Vice President, Skyline Wealth Management
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BJ Santavy

Vice President, Skyline Living

Maria Duckett

Vice President, Skyline Commercial Management
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Greg Jones

President, SkyDev
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Rob Stein

President, Skyline Clean Energy Fund
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Gordon Driedger

Outgoing President, Skyline Retail REIT
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Matthew Organ

President, Skyline Apartment REIT
Wayne Byrd

Wayne Byrd

Chief Financial Officer
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Pete Roden

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

President, Skyline Industrial REIT
Martin Castellan

Martin Castellan

Co-Founder & Chief Administrative Officer
Krish Vadivale, Vice President, Finance, Skyline Group of Companies

Krish Vadivale

Vice President, Finance
Jennifer Irwin

Jennifer Irwin

Vice President, Information Technology
Jason Castellan Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skyline Group of Companies

Jason Castellan

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Andy Coutts

Andy Coutts

Vice President, Operations

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