Who is behind the REstack story?

Unlike other fund administrators, REstack is built for Real Estate, by Real Estate professionals with decades of experience managing complex data platforms, investor relationships, and assets for multi-billion dollar Real Estate funds.

We’ve been where you are now, and we want to help.

Why we’re different

REstack bridges the gap between fund administration and technology

REstack delivers an integrated, tech-forward platform for managing your portfolio – designed from the ground up for Real Estate, by Real Estate professionals who have confronted the exact same challenges you face.

Built on a Yardi framework, REstack provides instant clarity for investors, streamlines tasks, reduces overhead, and allows you to smoothly scale your operations.

So you can focus on your Real Estate.

Leadership Team

Paul Kevener

CEO and Co-Founder

Paul’s career in Real Estate and capital markets has spanned over 25 years. He is a Fellow of the ACCA, a CPA and has worked in over 20 countries, including the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, the USA and Canada. He also holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Glasgow and a Master of Science in Information Systems Design from the University of Westminster.

Paul has extensive experience in structuring Real Estate funds and building platforms in Europe and North America and has worked with some of the largest Real Estate investors globally, including UBS Global Asset Management, Cushman & Wakefield, Land Securities, Kimco, Segro, Rynda Property Investors, Lennox Investment Management and Nicola Wealth Real Estate. Paul’s expertise includes finance, investment analysis, systems implementations, business process engineering, structuring funds, debt negotiations and merger integrations.

Anthony Paes-Braga

Co-Founder

Anthony entered the commercial Real Estate industry in 2008, following a successful career with one of the world’s leading luxury hotel chains. Since then, Anthony has leased in excess of 1.5M square feet of space and transacted well over $1B worth of commercial Real Estate across North America. Anthony has also executed extensive capital programs in excess of $250M, including a project awarded the 2020 BOMA Canada TOBY Award – Renovated Building Category. Well established as a value-add and asset repositioning executor, Anthony regularly creates value and delivers above-market returns to investors.

For the majority of his career, Anthony has been focussed on asset management. He has had exposure to virtually all asset classes (self-storage, hotels, multi-family, industrial, office, and retail) and is well versed in numerous Real Estate strategies, including value-add, development, and repositioning. Anthony held senior positions and was a shareholder/equity partner at a Vancouver-based private equity Real Estate investment firm that grew from $450M (AUM) to over $4B (AUM) across three open-ended funds (GP/LP).

As an early adopter of proptech and technology, Anthony has championed and led the implementation of a number of deployments over his career. Anthony has served on advisory boards, participated in super-user groups, and received awards and recognition for his work in this space. He is regularly consulted by Real Estate investment managers and investors for insight into proptech and the digitization of Real Estate.

Advisory Board

Jim Carr

Chief Innovation Officer at Bentalgreenoak

Jim is the Chief Innovation Officer at BentallGreenOak. Jim has over 25 years of experience working with private and public clients in the Real Estate industry. He has worked with organizations to address questions in four core areas: operations, construction and Real Estate, technology, and finance/accounting, as clients look to develop and implement their business strategy, optimize organizational structure, create efficient operations, improve top and bottom-line financial measures and streamline their technology platform.

Over the years, Jim has led many collaborative teams of advisors and client team members to ensure comprehensive, efficient operating principles are in place on the initiatives he leads. He has worked or provided service delivery to several Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller public and private sector organizations with a focus on Real Estate advisory services.

Scott Morey

President of Technology and Innovation at WeWork

Scott has over 30 years of experience working in the real estate industry. Over that time frame Scott has worked globally with numerous real estate owners, operators, developers, advisors and users of real estate with the objective of maximizing the value of their holdings. This includes providing strategic advice relative to market positioning, improving the underlying operations of companies, and using technology to create real long-term sustainable value. Scott has developed a strong reputation for his knowledge, creativity, integrity and ability to execute.

Scott currently is with WeWork as President of WeWork Workplace and Technology.  Prior to WeWork, Scott has been in a range of roles including but not limited to:

  • Founder & Executive Director at One11 Advisors
  • Executive Vice President at General Growth Properties (United States): During his tenure at GGP, Scott had responsibility for marketing, customer experience, creative, digital marketing, information technology and infrastructure.
  • Managing Director at Alvarez and Marsal (United Kingdom): Scott had responsibility for the firm’s European Real Estate practice where he advised banks, private equity firms and funds on their Real Estate-related positions totaling over €7 billion.
  • Chief Operating Office at Cityscape (Lagos, Nigeria): Scott had overall operating responsibility for the development of mixed-use communities in West Africa for projects totaling over $1 billion.
  • Managing Director at RealFoundations (United Kingdom): Scott advised numerous Real Estate companies on how to improve their organizational models, operations and systems.
  • Chief Information Officer/Senior Vice President at Equity Office Properties (United States): Scott was instrumental in the integration of the company’s various acquisitions and streamlining its underlying operating model.
  • Partner at Ernst & Young: Scott advised REITs, developers, investors and retailers on how to improve their underlying operational performance as well as how to incorporate technology into their day-to-day operations.

Jon Ramscar

National Managing Director, CBRE

Jon is the National Managing Director of CBRE Limited in Canada. He is responsible for leading CBRE’s flagship brokerage office in Downtown Toronto and CBRE Canada’s Private Capital Group and Debt & Structured Finance Offering, focused on client services and overall market leadership.

Jon is the National Managing Director of CBRE Limited in Canada. He is responsible for leading CBRE’s flagship brokerage office in Downtown Toronto and CBRE Canada’s Private Capital Group and Debt & Structured Finance Offering, focused on client services and overall market leadership.

Jon commenced his real estate career in the UK where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor and gained agency experience in office leasing, corporate finance and client-side experience in funds management. Since his move to Canada in January 2011, Jon has been part of providing both advisory and transactional services for local, national and global clients. This includes all commercial asset classes, residential, joint venture structuring and raising equity capital. Jon has extensive experience in Canadian real estate having been part of over $4.9 billion of transaction volume in the Canadian market.

Jon is also part of CBRE Canada’s National Advisory Committee, contributing to national growth initiatives and the strategic direction of CBRE’s Canadian business. In addition, Jon also serves on the Advisory Board for REstack, a technology-based real estate fund administration services company, based out of Vancouver, BC.

Alan K. James

Advisor

Alan James has over the last three decades worked with many of the top fund and institutional managers in the private and public capital markets providing technology solutions to help achieve goals and objectives directed toward increasing shareholder value. Previously, Alan served in different executive leadership, management and sales positions at RealPage, Yardi Systems, Oracle Corporation, and J.D. Edwards focusing on solutions for the large real estate owners, managers and REITS.

At RealPage Alan served as Senior Vice President and he was responsible for all product management, customer delivery, product engineering and marketing for the RealPage Financial Suite, Asset and Investment Management Platform, Commercial Property Management and the SmartSource Outsource Accounting Platform. He managed teams in the United States, India and the Philippines.

Prior to beginning his career in real estate technology, he was the Vice President of Finance for a large Real Estate developer that worked very closely with Institutional owners in Joint Venture developments of commercial and residential real estate. Alan holds a BS degree from Portland State University in Accounting and Finance Law.

Annette Merryweather

Principal Consultant, E4 Consulting

Annette provides consulting services to a select group of Clients with complex commercial real estate portfolios to optimize business processes along with maximizing use of the Yardi Platform. Assisting organizations with managing entire programs and projects and change management strategies.

Annette transitioned from Real Estate Finance to business process development and system implementation with her last role at QuadReal Property Group.  Using her 25+ years of experience in Real Estate specializing in Investment Management, she is able to work with the business to optimize their use of Yardi and enhance business processes.  At QuadReal Property Group she was VP, Business Process Development and led the implementation of Yardi to support both finance and integrated operational functions such as leasing, job cost, performance reporting and training.   

Prior to QuadReal, she was Director, Investment Management, (Real Estate) at CPP Investments.  She was at CPPIB from 2006 to 2016, and was responsible for building a strong finance team, and scalable processes and systems to support the execution, valuation and ongoing management of the real estate investments in five continents.

Annette held various progressive finance positions with various real estate organizations including Bentall Investment Management (now BentallGreenOak).