SOURCE: Slate Office REIT

Slate Office REIT

November 26, 2015 17:00 ET

Slate Office REIT Names Robert Armstrong as Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 26, 2015) - Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN) (the "REIT") announced today that Robert Armstrong has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the REIT, effective in December 2015.

Mr. Armstrong brings significant financial and real estate experience to the REIT. He was most recently a partner in the real estate practice at Deloitte LLP in Toronto. At Deloitte he was responsible for serving a diverse real estate client base with assets across all major asset classes, both in Canada and globally. He was also on the executive committee for the Toronto assurance practice and was Deloitte's Canadian IPO leader. Prior to Deloitte, Robert was at Brookfield Asset Management Inc. in various treasury, finance and financial reporting positions. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Licensed Public Accountant in Ontario and holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

About Slate Office REIT (TSX: SOT.UN)

The REIT is an open-ended real estate investment trust. The REIT's portfolio currently comprises 48 strategic and well-located real estate assets located primarily across Canada's major population centres. The REIT is focused on maximizing value through internal organic rental and occupancy growth and strategic acquisitions. Slate Management Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Slate Asset Management L.P. ("Slate"), is the REIT's manager. Visit slateam.com/SOT to learn more.

About Slate Asset Management L.P.

Slate is a leading real estate investment platform with [over] $3 billion in assets under management. Slate is a value-oriented company and a significant sponsor of all its private and publicly-traded investment vehicles, which are tailored to the unique goals and objectives of its investors. The firm's careful and selective investment approach creates long term value with an emphasis on capital preservation and outsized returns. Slate is supported by exceptional people, flexible capital and a proven ability to originate and execute on a wide range of compelling investment opportunities. Visit slateam.com to learn more.

Contact Information

  • For Further Information:

    Scott Antoniak
    Chief Executive Officer
    Slate Office REIT
    +1 416 583 1764
    scott@slateam.com

    Conor McBroom
    Vice President, Investor Relations
    Slate Asset Management L.P.
    +1 416 619 4284
    conor@slateam.com