Brady Welch

Founding Partner
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Brady co-founded Slate in 2005. He has over two decades of experience in the real estate industry in North America and Europe. Slate is a leading real estate focused alternative investment platform with over $6.5 billion in assets under management across Canada, the United States and Europe. Slate manages two TSX-listed public REITs and makes numerous investments spanning opportunistic, value-add and core strategies. Working with like-minded partners and investors, Slate is building the next great global asset manager with a focus on real estate and an unwavering commitment to generating value.

Prior to Slate, Brady held senior management positions with Fortress Investment Group from 1998 to 2005, where he was responsible for asset management strategies, financing and originations for both direct real estate investments and real estate debt portfolios. Prior to Fortress, he managed Truscan's (former real estate arm of Canada Trust) investments in Class A office towers in Canada's five major urban markets. Brady began his career in the mid-1990s with Brazos Advisors, participating in the acquisition and work-out of over $2 billion in distressed real estate loan pools from insurance companies and financial institutions.

Brady co-chairs Slate’s Investment Committee, together with Blair Welch, and is a member of Slate’s Management Committee. 

Brady holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Mount Allison University.