Atlantic Office:

Robert G. Richardson, FCPA, FCA President

rrichardson@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-454-9202
Robert is the founder and President of Compass Commercial Realty and has worked in commercial real estate brokerage, management, development, and financing since 1986 when he qualified as a Chartered Accountant (FCA - 2006).
 
In addition to Compass Commercial Realty, Robert is also a founding Director and Executive Vice President and CFO of Killam Properties Inc. (TSX:KMP), positions he has held since Killam's inception in May 2000.  Today, Killam owns $1.8 Billion in multi-family and manufactured home community properties throughout Atlantic Canada, Ontario and Alberta.  As well, Robert is a founding Director and shareholder of RediShred Capital Corporation, a TSX Venture listed company focused on consolidating paper shredding and document destruction businesses in the United States.
 
Prior to starting Compass Commercial Realty in 2000, Robert was the Regional Director for Oxford Properties Group Inc., having sold his 50% interest in Fencorp Properties Limited to Oxford in 1997.  At that time, Fencorp was the largest third-party property management and brokerage firm in Atlantic Canada.
 
In addition to Robert's corporate activities, he is the past Chair of the Boards of the YMCA of Greater Halifax /Dartmouth and the IWK Health Centre, and has been involved with the Nova Scotia Mental Health Foundation, Urban Development Institute (UDI), Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) and Phoenix House.

Chris Andrea, Vice President & General Manager

candrea@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-454-9232
Cell: 902-456-5722
Chris is Vice President & General Manager of Compass Commercial Realty and is responsible for all real estate functions including leasing, brokerage and management.

Working in the real estate industry since 1992, his experience has been gained through the management, brokerage and leasing of office/retail, multi-residential and industrial properties for both a regional property management firm and a national property management firm.

Chris has developed an extensive knowledge of the Atlantic Canadian market and co-ordinates the marketing efforts of Compass. Chris is a licensed real estate agent and a graduate of Saint Mary's University with a Bachelor of Commerce.

Paul Hiscock, Director of Property Management

phiscock@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-442-5646
Cell: 902-488-9232
Paul has worked in commercial real estate since 1989 and is responsible for the Property Management function at Compass. He joined Compass in 2007 after working with the Kimberly Lloyd Development (KLD) group of companies for 8 years.

Paul was General Manager at KLD and was responsible for the administration of 3rd party contracts for Clarke Transport's real estate portfolio across Canada; for KLD's local Commercial Portfolio; and for the P-3 school division, Scotia Learning Centres, Paul was responsible for all aspects of management of 14 P-3 school projects in N.B. and N.S. Prior to KLD, Paul held the position of General Manager with Greenwood Lane Property Management, since the company's inception of the Property Management division until June 1999.

Paul obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree, with a dual major in accounting and finance, from Saint Mary’s University in 1985. Paul brings a varied range of property management skills and expertise to Compass and prides himself on having a strong accounting background, a hands-on approach to property management and a desire to provide professional service to his clients and tenants.

Kevin Nettle, Manager Leasing & Brokerage

knettle@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-482-9201
Cell: 902-401-9488
Kevin is a licensed real estate salesperson and brings with him a strong background from the service sector, having held senior sales positions with a national hotel chain and most recently with a local moving & storage company in Halifax.

Kevin's extensive sales and marketing experience coupled with his customer driven sales approach makes him a valued member of the leasing and brokerage team.

A native of Halifax Kevin has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Acadia University and a Business Degree, majoring in Hospitality Management from Mount St. Vincent University.

Kevin has a thorough knowledge of the Halifax marketplace, an honest direct approach to customer services and a keen eye for detail. Kevin's primary responsibility is for the leasing and sales brokerage functions at Compass.

John Campbell, Project Management

jcampbell@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-482-9206
Cell: 902-448-9263
John serves as Project Manager for Compass Commercial Realty with his main duties being the organization, pricing and control of leasehold improvement and capital projects. Within this scope of work, John also serves as liaison between tenants and contractors, while keeping the interests of the landlord front of mind.

John joined Compass Commercial Realty in September of 2012 after several years in Commercial Finance with CIBC and GE Capital. With a strong background in finance, a personal interest in construction and an appreciation for detail and time management; John has made a smooth transition into the role of Project Manager.

John has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Dalhousie University as well as a Steam and Pipefitting Certificate from NSCC. John’s well balanced background of education, work experience and personal interests, lends itself to a strong and practical approach to project management.

Cory Richardson, Property Manager, Nova Scotia

crichardson@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-454-9204
Cory is a licensed real estate salesperson and has worked in the property management field since 2000 with Compass Commercial Realty.  During this time he has been responsible for the maintenance, day-to-day operations and reporting for a portfolio of properties consisting of approximately 500 apartment units and approximately 250,000 s.f. of office space.

Cory's primary role is the Residential Property Management function at Compass.   Cory uses a "hands-on" approach to maintain high occupancy and low accounts receivable levels in his managed portfolio.  Cory maintains a good rapport with his on-site staff and is responsive to the needs of his tenants.

Anne-Marie Byrne, Commercial Leasing Associate

ambyrne@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-454-9263
Cell: 902-441-1554
Anne Marie is a licensed real estate salesperson and has worked in commercial real estate for over 25 years.   During that period she has become proficient in all aspects of real estate leasing, management, sales and office administration.  

Prior to joining Compass in 2001, Anne Marie held various corporate positions with The Hardman Group and Ryco Atlantic/Realty, both full service real estate development, leasing and management firms.  Her experience with both companies encompassed various aspects of corporate administration and accounting, human resources management and real estate sales/leasing.


Anne Marie obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Mount Allison University in the early '80's.

Kendal Carter, Controller

kcarter@compassbroker.com
Office: 902-442-5510
Kendal is the Controller of Compass Commercial Realty and is responsible for the overall accounting and financial reporting functions within the company.  Kendal gained her real estate knowledge working for Oxford Properties, where she held the position of Property Accountant, and, more recently, with Summit REIT, where she was a Senior Financial Accountant.  Kendal has over 10 years experience in the real estate industry and over that time has gained invaluable real estate familiarity.

Kendal has a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University in Montreal and earned her Certified General Accountant's (CGA) designation in 2004.

Ontario Office:

Bob Heike, Vice President, Ontario

bheike@compassrealty.ca
Office: 905-502-8301
Cell: 905-502-8301
Bob is responsible for the company's property management and brokerage business in Ontario.  Bob has brokered/co-brokered 18 commercial property sales since 2005 and is the Broker of Record for Compass in Ontario.

From 2001 – 2002, Bob was the VP Business Development for Riocan REIT and from 1994 – 2001 Bob worked for Oxford Properties where he held management and leasing positions, including General Manager.  Bob has also worked for a national retailer, a shopping centre developer and as a leasing consultant.

New Brunswick Office:

Ian Dodds, Regional Manager, New Brunswick

idodds@compassbroker.com
Office: 506-383-1227
Cell: 506-871-3831
Ian joined Compass Commercial Realty as Property Manger in August 2009 for the newly acquired Moncton Portfolio.  Since that time, the Moncton Portfolio has expanded into several new markets throughout New Brunswick and Price Edward Island - totalling over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of rentable office and retail space.  Ian was promoted to Regional Manager in 2015.

Ian graduated from Georgian College, Barrie, Ontario, with a Diploma in Resort and Hotel Administration in 1989 and received his "Certified Hospitality Supervisor Designation" from the American Hotel & Motel Association in 1995.

Ian has over 17 years of Operational Management experience specializing in:  Tenant Relations, Fiscal Management, Facility/Building Management, Asset Protection, Human Resources and Health Safety.

Ian's educational background, diverse management experience, hands on approach to achieving results and a willingness to learn makes him well suited for this challenging and growing market.