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Brady Welch

Founding Partner
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Brady co-founded Slate Asset Management in 2005. Slate is a global alternative investment platform focused on real estate with assets under management across Canada, the United States and Europe. The firm manages two TSX-listed public REITs and numerous private investment vehicles spanning opportunistic, value-add, core-plus and debt strategies. 

Brady has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry in North America and Europe. 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. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Slate Office REIT and Slate Grocery REIT.  

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