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Michael Cooper

Board Member, Alate Partners
President and Chief Responsible Officer, Dream Unlimited

Michael is the President and Chief Responsible Officer of Dream, and founder of Dream Asset Management Corp (“DAM”). He is also the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Dream Office REIT. He has an extensive track record in the real estate industry dating back to 1986. He helped found DAM in 1996 and continues to lead the business as President and Chief Responsible Officer. Under his leadership, the business has grown to approximately $14 billion of commercial real estate, residential development and renewable energy infrastructure assets under management.

Among his accomplishments, Michael is responsible for the formation of three TSX-listed real estate investment trusts: Dream Office REIT, Dream Global REIT and Dream Industrial REIT and the formation of Dream Alternatives, a TSX-listed mutual fund trust focused on hard asset alternative investments.  

Michael earned a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration from York University. He currently sits on the board of directors of Dream, Dream Office REIT, Dream Global REIT, Dream Industrial REIT, and E-L Financial Corporation Limited.