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Meet our team

R. Michel Pilon

“Guided by our integrity, we assemble the best development team for each land opportunity we take on.”

Barry McKibbon

“We partner with landowners (public or private) to create long-term income through the development of their land.”

Gavin MacDonald

"We strive to create not only a diverse property portfolio, but a diverse and inclusive team"

Ryan Semple

"We believe a team is only as strong as it's weakest link which is why we hire the best people in their field to complement each other."

Kim Pilon

"Our team recognizes the responsibility we have on society, to the environment, to our investors and to our clients and tenants"

Adam MacRae

"Build for tomorrow using sustainable best practices"

Ghislain David

"Our goal is to build meaningful developments that address important societal shifts shaping our cities and regions."

Matthew Blasioli

Shelagh Purcell

"It all starts with land"

Will Magnan

Join the Team

We know our team’s talent and drive is the key to our success. We’re always looking to hear from smart people who share our values and passion for smart, future-forward development.

Interested in working at Avenue 31? View our latest opportunities.


Paul Labarge


Founding Partner, Labarge Weinstein LLP

Brendan McGuinty

Board Member

Principal, Strategies 360 Inc.

R. Michel Pilon

Board Member

President & CEO, Avenue 31 Capital Inc.

Michael Runia

Board Member

Partner & CIO, Nautical Lands Group

Christine Sayegh Filgiano

Board Member

Corporate Director, Avenue 31 Inc.

Gerard Waters

Board Member

Managing Partner, Waters & Co

Michael Zakuta

Board Member

President & CEO, Plaza REIT

Petrena Ferguson

Board Member

SVP, Human Resources Ribbon Communications

Shareholders at Ave31 Ottawa


Avenue 31 is supported by a strong base of private investors from across Eastern Canada, including Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Charlottetown, and Saint John’s. They represent a wide range of professional backgrounds, including: renewable energy and power generation; architecture, urban planning, and design; appraisal; taxation and succession planning; surveying; engineering and building systems; business law; finance and accounting; portfolio management; international taxation and auditing; private capital; IT; government relations; infrastructure development; aggregates; REITs; and banking. Our investor group provides both a solid foundation for the growth of the company and a deep well of expertise to inform decision-making.

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