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Kathy Black

As Head of Real Estate Development at Fiera Real Estate, Kathy Black is responsible for the investment activities of the Ontario and Western Canada portfolios for all Fiera Real Estate Canadian funds. In addition to prospecting new potential partners, Kathy analyzes investment opportunities and leads, conducts due diligence, and collaborates closely with internal and external stakeholders.

Kathy joined the real estate industry in 2003, focusing on real estate developments of various asset classes. She has overseen projects totaling more than $2.3 billion for a combined total of 12,000 residential units.  Working with various municipalities and the unique policy challenges they face, Kathy’s expertise pertains to municipal approval processes, land purchase and project feasibility, land zoning, site specific planning, and development and project management. Kathy earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto.

Kathy is an active member of the Mississauga Chinese Parent Association where she leads the Parent Council and manages a body of over 500 students.

Episode Summary

Episode Host

Adam Scalena


Adam is a full-service realtor, specializing in Vancouver’s best areas. His systematic approach to real estate and dedication to his clients has consistently placed him within the top 10% of realtors operating within Greater Vancouver.

Matt Scalena


Matt is real estate obsessed and considers himself a lifelong student of the Vancouver real estate market. As a co-manager of the Scalena Real Estate team, Matt prides himself on expertly advising buyers and sellers on all aspects of the fast-paced, dynamic Vancouver real estate market. He is present at every stage of the process, from that first phone call or email right through to when keys are exchanged between sellers and buyers.