Brendan Riley

Founder & CEO

Close to a decade of being involved in all areas of real estate investing. Brendan has extensive experience in all aspects of small to mid-size real estate development projects. He has an advanced skill set for acquiring under-performing multifamily buildings, raising capital, securing financing and bringing the asset up to a high performing standard. This whole process produces extremely high yielding margins for both the company's investors as well as the company itself.

Brendan has experienced exceptional success in building strong relationships throughout the industry, namely, his company employees, investors, business partners, lenders, consultants, trades/vendors as well as the end-user of the company products, the tenants. The fundamental framework for these partnerships is created from win-win structures, trust, integrity, transparency and an ever-growing track record of successfully executing on high-quality premium rental products.

As the leader of Riley Real Estate Ventures, Brendan's primary roles and responsibilities are to continue growing and developing his team and help them achieve a world-class standard of excellence. This allows the company to deliver industry-leading results to the company’s growing community of partners.

Shane Newman

Director of Finance

Shane brings over 10 years of real estate development experience to the Riley Real Estate team. Originally working with his family on several real estate development projects, he went on to complete a Bachelor's in Business Economics and a Master's degree in Economics. As the Director of Finance, Shane is responsible for working with lenders, equity partners, and overseeing all financial activities at Riley Real Estate.

Nancy Saqqa

Digital Marketing Strategist

Nancy brings over 4 years of combined experience leading sales, customer relations, and marketing across the hotel and creative industries in the Greater Toronto Area. After earning a Bachelor of Commerce in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Nancy completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Public Relations and was the recipient of the Social Media Practices and Reputation Management Professional Development Award. Her ability to create impactful, relevant content that helps foster authentic, long-standing relationships is what makes her a successful digital marketer. On her days off, she enjoys putting her design skills to work by transforming interior spaces for her friends and family.

Nicolas Luna

Property Manager

Nicolas brings 5 years of property management experience in the fields of operations, leasing and client acquisition to the Riley Real Estate team. Originally working in e-commerce marketing with bigbox retailers, he went on to complete a Bachelor of Commerce, Specializing in Business Management along with a Minor in Economics from the University of Toronto. Spearheading the Property Management team, Nicolas is responsible for optimizing operating procedures, vendor relations, and most importantly ensuring our residents and property owners receive a world-class customer care experience.