With over 30 years of investment experience, Mr. Barry is the Executive Vice President of Scotia Institutional Real Estate Inc. where he is responsible for all investment, operations and business development of the direct investment real estate group. Before joining Scotia in 2013, David was Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager and Partner at Bentall Kennedy, where he was responsible for the opportunity funds and other specialty and core real estate funds. Prior to Bentall Kennedy, David was Vice President, Real Estate Investment with RT Realty Advisors and Development Manager at the Prudential Insurance Company of America.
David has a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He was also an inaugural board member of Build Toronto, where he was Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Chair of the Real Estate Investment and Development Committee.