Starlight Investments appoints Dennis Mitchell as CEO/CIO of new real estate securities platform
Starlight Investments, a Toronto-based privately held, full-service, real estate investment and asset management company, has launched Starlight Capital, a newly formed real estate securities platform, and has appointed Dennis Mitchell as its new chief executive officer and chief investment officer.
Starlight Capital will focus on investing in global real estate securities on an active basis and will offer a range of publicly listed and private real estate investment products and portfolio management services. In addition, Starlight Capital will be involved in investment solutions that will combine the real estate securities investment expertise of the Starlight Capital platform with Starlight Investments’ existing North American real estate asset management platform focused on Canadian multifamily, United States multifamily and Canadian commercial properties.
During the course of his career, Mitchell has managed investment capital in excess of $3 billion. He has spent more than 15 years in the investment industry, most recently at Sprott Asset Management, where he served as senior vice president and senior portfolio manager of several new and existing funds. He has also served as the executive vice president and chief investment officer of Sentry Investments, where he oversaw the firm’s investment management team and investment funds totaling over $18 billion.
In additional news, Starlight has also appointed Graeme Llewellyn, as its chief financial officer and chief operating officer. With more than 15 years in the asset management industry, Llewellyn most recently served as vice president and chief operating officer of Sentry Investments.