SECURE CAPITAL TEAM
David Ogden, Founding Partner
David Ogden has over 28 years of commercial real estate experience where he has created private and public equity investment vehicles in addition to providing real estate advisory services to a diverse client base. David founded the Secure Capital Group of Companies in 2001. Secure Capital has established a number of private equity vehicles with prominent high net worth Ontario and Nova Scotia families pursuing value add investments. David has completed transactions in over 250 properties across North America. Secure Capital’s relationships have grown to include significant pension funds, financial institutions, insurance companies, Real Estate Investment Trusts and high net worth private investors. David was the recipient of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 award in 2004.
David is an avid sailor, having competed in numerous local and world level competitions including winning a silver medal for Canada in sailing at the 2015 Pan Am Games.
Brent Chapman, Managing Director
Brent Chapman has over 30 years of experience across all facets of the real estate industry. From January 2014 to December 2017, Mr. Chapman was President and CEO of Dream Industrial REIT. Prior to joining Dream, Mr. Chapman was a Managing Director for Guardian Capital Real Estate. Prior to being with Guardian, Mr. Chapman was President and CEO of GPM Investment Management and a director of Integrated Asset Management, the parent company of GPM. His career includes holding various senior positions in asset management, leasing, property management, acquisitions, financing and development with Oxford Properties and Talisker Corporation.
Matt Johnston, Partner, Investments
Matt Johnston has been active in the commercial real estate investment industry for over 8 years. His career has allowed him to gain extensive experience in the industrial, retail, land development and residential real estate markets as he sourced new opportunities, negotiated agreements and conducted due diligence for both institutional and private clients. Over the course of his career, he has been personally involved in the acquisition, disposition, arranging of mortgage financing, asset management and investment of more than $800M worth of commercial real estate. He is passionate about helping his clients achieve market leading risk adjusted returns.
Matt is also an accomplished sailor who was a carded National Team Athlete for the Canadian National Sailing Team for 8 years, winning numerous Canadian and North American championships.
Suzanne Feher, Office Manager
Suzanne brings over 30 years of C-suite executive support and office management experience to Secure Capital. A Senior Executive Assistant with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry with a background in industrial, multi-res and retail real estate, in both public and private corporations. She also has experience in the IT environment, rounding out her overall general office management skills for Secure Capital .
Suzanne is a graduate of the TMX – Venture Exchange series of courses as well as the Dale Carnegie Communications and Human Relations course, and has been a volunteer Assistant Business Coach for Dale Carnegie on several additional sessions.