Cheryl Gray

Cheryl is the immediate past president of IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) and currently serves on the Board of Directors of REIC (Real Estate Institute of Canada).

With over 40 years of experience in commercial real estate, Cheryl is currently engaged in the industry as a Real Estate Strategist. She speaks extensively on sustainability, prop tech, smart buildings, pandemic response planning, cyber security and real estate management best practices. In March 2021, Cheryl joined REACH Canada as a mentor to guide Canadian prop tech firms developing their businesses in the real estate industry. She has been acknowledged by the industry for her expertise and contributions, having received recognition and awards for her work by many associations and organizations throughout her career.

Cheryl served as an Executive Vice President and then Head of Special Projects at QuadReal Property Group from January 2017 until December 2020, with a focus on leading enterprise innovation teams that provide expertise on sustainability, environmental health & safety and property management best practices and digital innovation. Prior to QuadReal, Cheryl held executive roles at Bentall Kennedy and senior roles with many leading Canadian real estate firms with responsibility for office, industrial, retail and residential portfolios.

Cheryl earned her Certified Property Manager (CPM) designation from IREM in 1990 and holds a degree in Economics from the University of Waterloo.