Raymond P. Bergen, President & Controlling Shareholder
Mr. Bergen is the founder and President of Canreal Management Corporation. Canreal was established in 1979 and Mr. Bergen oversees the entire operations of the company. Mr. Bergen has been active in the real estate business for over thirty years and has experience in real estate sales, acquisitions, leasing, development, property management and construction management. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics from the University of Victoria and an Engineering Diploma from the Royal Canadian Navy Technical School. He is licensed in British Columbia as the Managing Broker for Canreal.
Melissa Rogers, Vice President
Ms. Rogers has been with Canreal since 1996. She is directly involved in all facets of Canreal’s operations including property management, acquisitions, sales, leasing, development and construction management. Prior to joining Canreal Ms. Rogers was the senior property manager of Centrecorp Management Services, a large national company, and was responsible for the day to day management of its retail and office portfolio. In addition to her property management responsibilities, Ms. Rogers acted as controller for a chain of liquor stores in Alberta. She has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McMaster University and is licensed in British Columbia to provide trading and rental property management services.
May Sprague, Director, Leasing & Acquisitions
Ms. Sprague has an extensive background in real estate with over twenty years direct experience in the leasing of retail, industrial and office space. She has been with Canreal since 2000. In addition to overseeing the leasing of Canreal’s portfolio, Ms. Sprague is involved in all facets of Canreal’s operations including acquisitions, sales, property management, project management and development. Prior to joining Canreal Ms. Sprague was the Leasing Manager for British Columbia at Oxford Properties Group Inc. She possesses a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of British Columbia with a specialty in Urban Land Economics and is licensed in British Columbia as an Associate Broker to provide trading and rental property management services.
Herbert Chan, Director of Property Management
Mr. Chan has been with Canreal since 2004. He is involved in all facets of Canreal’s operations including property management, construction project management, acquisitions, sales, leasing and development. Mr. Chan is primarily responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of Canreal’s portfolio. Prior to joining Canreal Mr. Chan managed technology projects for numerous governmental and private clients in the United States, with a focus on safety, security, and risk management. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Chan is licensed in British Columbia as an Associate Broker to provide trading and rental property management services.