Management & Board

Patricia Phillips

Chief Executive Officers

Patricia Phillips leads the overall management and growth of PBA Land & Development, including the company’s strategic direction and business development as well as asset and property management. She brings over 25 years of business experience in a variety of high profile roles to the PBA team.

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Chief Executive Officer

Patricia Phillips leads the overall management and growth of PBA Land & Development, including the company’s strategic direction and business development as well as asset and property management.  She brings over 25 years of business experience in a variety of high profile roles to the PBA team.

Prior to PBA, Ms. Phillips founded three successful private oil and gas companies engaged in the exploration and development of oil and natural gas in the Western Canadian Sedimentary. She worked in Wall Street as a Financial Analyst for First Boston, managing the energy and sovereign sectors while working directly with corporate finance, capital markets, and merger and acquisitions. Ms. Phillips also served as an economist on developing trade policies for the Tokyo round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) in Geneva. She has won numerous awards in real estate including the Maple Leaf ICSC Award for the Strathcona Square Shopping Centre development, and gives back to the community by serving as director on a number of boards and donates her time to charitable organizations.

Ms. Phillips attended Sciences Po in Paris. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude) in Economics from Mount Holyoke College, and a Master of Business Administration from the McCoombs School of Business at the University of Texas (Austin).

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Andrew Boblin

Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development

Andrew Boblin is responsible for all development and acquisition opportunities for PBA. He plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating PBA’s overall corporate strategy.

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Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development

Andrew Boblin is responsible for all development and acquisition opportunities for PBA. He plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating PBA’s overall corporate strategy.

Andrew has developed a broad range of skills and expertise working in real estate development for highly respected organizations for over 25 years. He obtained direct development experience in his role as Manager of Construction and Development at Calgary Co-op. He was an institutional partner in his role as Development Manager for GWL Realty Advisors, and most recently served as Director of Development and Construction at Tonko Realty Advisors.

At Tonko, Andrew led the development and construction team overseeing the design, financial analysis, creation and implementation of capital budgets and schedules along with the actual construction for all major projects, which included several multi-million-dollar mixed-use, office, professional, retail, and industrial developments across Western Canada. In his career, Andrew has been involved in over $1 billion of real estate development projects.

Andrew holds an Honours Diploma in Architectural Technology from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology and is LEED certified.

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Todd Schaan

Chief Financial Officer

Todd Schaan is responsible for the planning, developing, executing, and reporting of the accounting, finance, investment, human resource, and information technology functions. Todd plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating PBA’s overall corporate strategy.

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Chief Financial Officer

Todd Schaan is responsible for the planning, developing, executing, and reporting of the accounting, finance, investment, human resource, and information technology functions. Todd plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating PBA’s overall corporate strategy. He oversees the overall financial reporting of the company, ensuring that PBA’s corporate governance deadlines are met on behalf of its shareholders, and exceeded as a reporting issuer. Todd has over 20 years of real estate experience in North America and has been responsible for over $1.5 billion of capital projects and financings. His career started as an accountant with Kenway Mack Slusarchuk Steward, where he became a member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Alberta. He spent over eight years at The Cardel Group of Companies as Chief Financial Officer, and held the position of Vice President of Finance at Unity Builders Group prior to joining PBA. He also served as Director and Treasurer at Habitat for Humanity of Southern Alberta from 2010-2013.

Todd holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.

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James Scott

Vice President of Planning

James Scott is responsible for the management and advancement of planning and regulatory approvals, as well as development and execution of PBA’s strategic land planning initiatives. James plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating PBA’s overall corporate strategy.

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Vice President of Planning

James Scott is responsible for the management and advancement of planning and regulatory approvals, as well as development and execution of PBA’s strategic land planning initiatives.  James plays a key role in developing, monitoring, and evaluating PBA’s overall corporate strategy.  An urban planner by training, James’s 20 years of experience as a land development and consulting planning professional provides a unique perspective to the management and delivery of solutions for PBA’s projects.  Prior to joining PBA, James spent over 11 years as a planning consultant with Stantec, managing the Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria urban planning practices and overseeing delivery of complex, high-profile urban development/redevelopment initiatives, master-planned communities, and other high-profile projects.  He also managed in-house planning and strategic advancement of planning approvals as the Manager of Community Development for Three Sisters Mountain Village in Canmore, and worked as a senior lanner and strategist in the delivery of multi-million-dollar land development projects in Western Canada.

James holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia and a Master of City Planning from the University of Manitoba.

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Jordan Martens

Director, Leasing & Asset Management

Jordan Martens strategically develops and leads the leasing of the company’s assets in all stages of the development cycle. He thoroughly examines each asset and respective markets in order to achieve long-term strategic goals of creating value, enhancing returns, and managing risks through the asset’s entire life cycle.

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Director, Leasing & Asset Management

Jordan Martens strategically develops and leads the leasing of the company’s assets in all stages of the development cycle. He thoroughly examines each asset and respective markets in order to achieve long-term strategic goals of creating value, enhancing returns, and managing risks through the asset’s entire life cycle. Jordan’s strong collaborative negotiating style includes understanding an individual’s key business objectives and how they are best served within the opportunities of the company’s portfolio.

Jordan brings over seven years of real estate experience to the PBA team. His career started as a faculty member at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, where he published several teaching cases and co-chaired the Scotiabank International Case Competition. His real estate experience broadened through his leasing role at Cushman & Wakefield and then at Cresa prior to joining PBA in 2014. Jordan is also a former member of the Canadian Under 19 National Rugby Team.

Jordan holds an Honors Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.

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Peter Teteris

Development and Construction Manager

Peter is responsible for leading construction initiatives throughout the PBA development & asset portfolio. In his role, Peter leads a team of stakeholders, consultants and contractors to execute the development and leasing strategies of the PBA’s assets.

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Development and Construction Manager

Peter is responsible for leading construction initiatives throughout the PBA development & asset portfolio. In his role, Peter leads a team of stakeholders, consultants and contractors to execute the development and leasing strategies of the PBA’s assets.

Peter has a vast knowledge base of all aspects of construction and has honed his skills in the industry with experience working for developers, consultants and contractors over the past 15 years. Peter’s knowledge of the construction process and his attention to detail has been refined through collaboration on commercial, industrial, healthcare and residential projects throughout the province of Alberta.

Peter holds a diploma in Architectural Technologies from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and is currently pursuing his PMP designation.

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Deborah Avery

Senior Property Manager

Deborah Avery is responsible for the day to day management of all of PBA’s properties ensuring superior tenant relations through her personal contact and excellent customer service. Deborah prepares, implements, and monitors all of the companies’ operating budgets and is responsible for fostering mutually beneficial relationships with PBA’s supplier and contractor partners.

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Senior Property Manager

Deborah Avery is responsible for the day to day management of all of PBA’s properties ensuring superior tenant relations through her personal contact and excellent customer service. Deborah prepares, implements, and monitors all of the companies’ operating budgets and is responsible for fostering mutually beneficial relationships with PBA’s supplier and contractor partners. Along with her RPA designation, Deborah brings over 30 years of extensive property management experience to the PBA team in all types of assets including suburban and downtown office, as well as industrial, retail, and medical space. She spent the first 16 years of her career as a property manager with two leading property management companies: Regional Property and Asset Management and SMI Sunridge Management Western Inc. Deborah gained further experience as a property manager for the next 17 years with two real estate companies involved with extensive portfolio growth organically and through acquisitions; Telsec Developments and Aspen Properties Ltd.

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Brittany Zibin

Senior Administrative Assistant

Brittany Allan is critical to maintaining and enhancing the daily operations of the PBA Offices by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and implementing changes to add value to job accomplishments.

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Senior Administrative Assistant

Brittany is critical to maintaining and enhancing the daily operations of the PBA Offices by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes and implementing changes to add value to job accomplishments.  Additionally, Brittany is responsible for promoting the PBA corporate brand as an internal and external representative between key executives and team members. She maintains PBA’s website and social media marketing, and by identifying clear objectives, managing timelines and communicating effectively with all stakeholders, Brittany ensures all PBA projects and special assignments are efficiently executed.

Prior to moving to Calgary, Brittany spent six years working in the film industry in Vancouver.   Her experience and passion for the arts brings a very innovative and visual perspective to many facets of PBA’s business.   Brittany attended Vancouver Film School graduating with honors in Cinematography.  Additionally, she obtained a Certificate in Black and White Photography from Emily Carr and is working on completing her Certificate in Event Management and Marketing.

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Amy Kelso

Leasing Assistant

Amy Kelso is responsible for the administrative side of the leasing department within PBA, ensuring that no detail is overlooked for both current and prospective clients. She provides PBA clients with an unmatched level of customer service with her personable nature and timeliness.

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Leasing Assistant

Amy Kelso is responsible for the administrative side of the leasing department within PBA, ensuring that no detail is overlooked for both current and prospective clients. She provides PBA clients with an unmatched level of customer service with her personable nature and timeliness. Amy brings significant administration experience to the PBA team from various roles at Robert Half, where she was well-recognized for her contributions as Sales Support and Regional Administration Assistant over her seven-year tenure.

Amy holds a Bachelors Degree in Sport Management with a minor in Business Administration from Towson University, Maryland.

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Janice Lynch

Property Accountant

Janice Lynch has been the Property Accountant for PBA for the past seven years. Her duties include maintaining accounting records for all of PBA’s properties, reviewing and obtaining proper authorization for invoices, reconciling tenant accounts and liaising with the other members of PBA’s property management team.

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Property Accountant

Janice Lynch has been the Property Accountant for PBA for the past seven years. Her duties include maintaining accounting records for all of PBA’s properties, reviewing and obtaining proper authorization for invoices, reconciling tenant accounts and liaising with the other members of PBA’s property management team. She has accumulated over 25 years of broad experience from accounting roles at different organizations, including non-profit, property management, and geomatic and geophysical software design. Prior to this Janice supervised seismic processing for major contracting and oil companies in Calgary and Australia.

Janice holds an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba.

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Dennis Braunwarth

Operations Manager

Dennis Braunwarth is responsible for managing the operational excellence for all of PBA’s properties which includes daily operations, maintenance, safety, and repairs ensuring PBA’s properties follow all environmental, safety and health codes and standards. Dennis plays an integral role in the “public relations” of PBA.

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Operations Manager

Dennis Braunwarth is responsible for managing the operational excellence for all of PBA’s properties which includes daily operations, maintenance, safety, and repairs ensuring PBA’s properties follow all environmental, safety and health codes and standards. Dennis plays an integral role in the “public relations” of PBA.

Prior to joining PBA, Dennis developed over 30 years of extensive experience as an operations manager with leading industry companies including CB Richard Ellis, O & Y Enterprises, Harvard Properties, and Brookfield Property Group.

Dennis holds certifications in Electronics, 4th Class Steam, as well as a Building Operators “A” from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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Derick Enoh

Derick assists and shares the responsibility for providing our tenants with great customer service which includes maintenance, safety, repairs and ensuring PBA’s properties adhere to environmental and health and safety standards.  He received his 5th Class Power Engineering Certification from SAIT and is currently enrolled in the 4th Class course. In addition, he is trained […]

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Derick assists and shares the responsibility for providing our tenants with great customer service which includes maintenance, safety, repairs and ensuring PBA’s properties adhere to environmental and health and safety standards.  He received his 5th Class Power Engineering Certification from SAIT and is currently enrolled in the 4th Class course. In addition, he is trained in Security, First Aid and CPR. Derick comes to us after spending over two years as a Building Operator for DREAM.

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Maggie Liu

Controller

Maggie Liu is responsible for supporting the Chief Financial Officer in the Accounting and Finance functions, and Development Accounting for new projects. Her career started at Harvard Developments Inc. where she served as Senior Corporate Accountant.

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Controller

Maggie Liu is responsible for supporting the Chief Financial Officer in the Accounting and Finance functions, and Development Accounting for new projects.   Her career started at Harvard Developments Inc. where she served as Senior Corporate Accountant.

Maggie has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Regina and is a Certified Management Accountant.

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Leslie Redecker

Executive Assistant to the CEO

As Executive Assistant to the CEO Leslie strives to maintain the highest professional standards within a diverse range of administrative duties and responsibilities. With a successful track record and nine year’s experience supporting the efforts of executive-level staff,  Leslie has developed a strong background in office management, and is the central communication hub for PBA Land.  Leslie works hard to develop and maintain comprehensive administrative processes that improve the efficiency of day-to-day operations by identifying objectives, establishing timelines, and facilitating the communication between team members.

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Executive Assistant to the CEO

As Executive Assistant to the CEO Leslie strives to maintain the highest professional standards within a diverse range of administrative duties and responsibilities. With a successful track record and nine year’s experience supporting the efforts of executive-level staff,  Leslie has developed a strong background in office management, and is the central communication hub for PBA Land.  Leslie works hard to develop and maintain comprehensive administrative processes that improve the efficiency of day-to-day operations by identifying objectives, establishing timelines, and facilitating the communication between team members.

Leslie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Tourism with a minor in Spanish from University of Calgary and is fluent in Spanish.

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PBA Board of Directors

Michelle Phillips

Director

Michelle Phillips has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2003. Her extensive international finance experience includes a 15-year career at Chase Manhattan Bank in London, England in Securities Lending, where she co-developed and implemented its global international equity and fixed income trading strategy.

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Director

Michelle Phillips has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2003.  Her extensive international finance experience includes a 15-year career at Chase Manhattan Bank in London, England in Securities Lending, where she co-developed and implemented its global international equity and fixed income trading strategy.  In 1999 with Chase merging with JP Morgan, she became Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Trading at JP Morgan Chase managing a portfolio of over $40 billion of fixed income and equity products. As Managing Director in 2002, Ms. Phillips was promoted to Global Head of Trading setting the strategic direction and development for all US and International equities and fixed income securities across North America, Europe, and Asia and managed a $350 billion portfolio.  As a Managing Director in 2008, she was promoted to European Product Head for Securities Collateral Management leading the strategic expansion of the business along with the development and evolution of the group’s future operation platform.

Ms. Phillips graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.

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Mike Sandrelli

Corporate Secretary

Mike Sandrelli is a Senior Partner and member of the Executive Committee at the law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, and has over 20 years of experience in securities and corporate law including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

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Corporate Secretary

Mike Sandrelli is a Senior Partner and member of the Executive Committee at the law firm of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, and has over 20 years of experience in securities and corporate law including public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance.

Mr. Sandrelli holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and LL.B. from the University of Alberta and currently acts as Corporate Secretary for a number of public and private companies.

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Marion Phillips

Director

Marion Phillips was one of the founding partners of PBA Land Development Ltd when it was established in 1965. Since then in his continued and current capacity as Director, Marion provides valuable mentorship to the growing PBA Team.

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Director

Marion Phillips was one of the founding partners of PBA Land Development Ltd when it was established in 1965.  Since then in his continued and current capacity as Director, Marion provides valuable mentorship to the growing PBA Team.

Mr. Phillips also established Can-Am Petroleum Limited in 1971 to participate in oil and gas investments in Western Canada and the United States. He has retained the positions of President and Director of Can-Am to this day.

Mr. Phillips attended West Virginia University and served two years in the United States Army before moving to Calgary and joining Joe Phillips Ltd in 1959 as Vice President of Land. He remained in that capacity until the company was sold in 1971. He also served as Vice President of Land, Secretary, and Director at Trans World Oil and Gas Ltd until the company was sold in 2005.

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