Michael is a partner in York Heritage Properties, a company that has received several heritage awards for the renovation and restoration of historically important and architecturally interesting older buildings in Toronto. The Toronto Historical Board, Heritage Toronto, the City of Toronto, BOMA, and Parkdale-High Park have all recognized the company for its contributions.
Michael is also a founder of both the St. Lawrence Market and the Liberty Village Business Improvement Areas. He is currently a member of the board of the St. Lawrence BIA. Michael, along with Robert Eisenberg, can be credited with coining the name "Liberty Village" for the now-fashionable neighbourhood.
Robert is a partner in York Heritage Properties.
Before establishing York Heritage, Robert was a founding partner in Intraurban Projects. For over twenty years, Intraurban specialized in the development of medium density, infill housing in midtown and downtown Toronto. The company achieved a gratifying reputation for its attention to neighbourhood-related issues and for its many assisted housing, seniors housing, and innovative "market" housing projects.
Robert was a founding member of the St. Lawrence Market and the Liberty Village Business Improvement Areas and has been a member of the City of Toronto's Main Street Housing Committee, the Mayor's Urban Roundtable that created the King-Parliament and King-Spadina mixed use initiatives, and several City task forces.
Bob has also been involved in a number of community and environmental initiatives, ranging from founder of Sistema Toronto Academy, director of Environmental Defense, co-founder and director of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition and a director of Jacob's Ladder, to terms as a director of the United Way, Peace Now, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Toronto, and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
Vicki Rodgers is the President of York Heritage Management Ltd. and has been with the company, helping it grow, since its inception. In addition to her roles as President and CFO, Vicki manages human resources and training, as well as initiatives in the insurance, health and safety and systems fields for York Heritage and the limited partnerships that York Heritage manages.
On behalf of York Heritage, Vicki provides property management services to a number of real estate clients. Vicki also works tirelessly on behalf of charitable organizations, including Eva's Initiatives, where she is a member of the board of directors.
Sander is leasing manager for all of the buildings in the York Heritage portfolio. During his tenure at York Heritage he has also taken the lead on a number of initiatives in the Technology, Contingency Planning and Property Tax fields.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario, Sander spent 5 years working in the financial world as a trader in fixed income securities at a leading brokerage house in Toronto. He has been with York Heritage since 1999.
Jane joined York Heritage in 2003 and is the Marketing Manager across the portfolio. She also works with Sander on leasing initiatives and supports the property management team on tenant liaison and communications.
Jane spent a number of years working at several of Canada's leading advertising agencies on accounts such as Esso, Four Seasons Hotels, and SC Johnson. Jane is a Past President of Yorktown Family Services, an organization that operates a women's shelter and a children's mental health centre in the city's West end. She is also an active board member of the Liberty Village Business Improvement Area.
Marc has been a valued member of the York Heritage team since 1998. Marc joined York Heritage after successful terms as the Sales and Marketing Manager at a central vacuum and security installation company, and an equipment and janitorial supply house.
Marc uses his skills in construction and communications to oversee property management and leasehold improvements as the senior property manager at the Toronto Carpet Factory.
Peter's expertise in construction has been a significant factor in York Heritage's growth and success since he joined the company in 1986.
As construction manager, Peter oversees leasehold improvements as well as large capital projects at all of the buildings in the York Heritage portfolio.