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Forum hires Spafford, Jaffer for real estate and impact fund

Forum Equity Partners has appointed Greg Spafford as fund head and Kazeem Jaffer as head of finance of the Forum Real Estate Income and Impact Fund.

Forum Equity Partners has appointed Greg Spafford as fund head and Kazeem Jaffer as head of finance of the Forum Real Estate Income and Impact Fund. Spafford joined from Manulife Investment Management, where he was a managing director and senior portfolio manager of Manulife’s Canadian real estate Funds, while Jaffer joined from Cushman & Wakefield, where he was a senior vice president. Toronto-based Forum is a real estate, infrastructure and private equity firm.

PRESS RELEASE

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2022 /CNW/ – Forum Equity Partners (“Forum”), today announced Greg Spafford as Fund Head and Kazeem Jaffer as Head of Finance of the Forum Real Estate Income and Impact Fund (“REIIF” or the “Fund”).

Greg will be responsible for driving REIIF’s portfolio and asset management strategy to deliver outstanding financial and Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) performance, with Kazeem responsible for the financial management and reporting for the Fund.

“REIIF is an institutional quality real estate fund building on Forum’s 25-year track record in real estate investing,” said Aly Damji, Partner – Real Estate. “Both Greg and Kazeem bring a wealth of real estate, asset management, and operational expertise to Forum. Greg’s investment acumen and track record are complemented by his institutional background and commitment to sustainability, with Kazeem’s strategic financial management mindset supporting REIIF’s significant growth plans.”