Mitchell Goldhar, Chair of the Board
President, Chief Executive Officer
SmartCentres Group of Companies
Mitchell Goldhar, founder of SmartCentres, developed over 250 shopping centres across Canada in the past 21 years, including 175 Walmart stores. Recently, Mr. Goldhar vended SmartCentres into SmartREIT and is its largest shareholder. SmartREIT is one of Canada’s largest real estate investment trusts, with an asset value of approximately $8.4 Billion.
Mr. Goldhar holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from York University and for 11 years has been an adjunct professor with the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. Mr. Goldhar is Chairman of the Board of SmartREIT, a Director of Indigo Books and Music Inc., a Director Emeritus with the SickKids Foundation,
is on the Advisory Board for the Canadian Sports Concussion Project and is owner of the Maccabi Tel Aviv Football Club.