Bayfield has established an Advisory Board to provide informed guidance to the Bayfield Executive team and serve as an ally in the quest for corporate governance. The Board is comprised of four experienced and sophisticated professionals. It reviews and makes recommendations with respect to acquisitions, dispositions, financial reporting, property budgets and communications to investors.
Maxwell Gotlieb, LL. B., LL. M.
Mr. Gotlieb is a senior partner of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, a Toronto-based major Canadian law firm. Mr. Gotlieb has significant experience and currently/previously has sat on the boards of numerous corporations with international and Canadian real estate operations including hands-on involvement with his family-owned real estate investment operations particularly in the multi-residential sector.
Mr. Gotlieb also has a diversified academic background, having been an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School for in excess of 10 years, instructing at the Admission Course of the Law Society of Upper Canada and teaching at Ryerson University. Mr. Gotlieb is a well-known speaker and prolific writer and has chaired numerous panels for professional and industry bodies. Mr. Gotlieb is actively involved in many charitable organizations throughout the Toronto area, including currently/previously sitting on the boards/being an officer of Mount Sinai Hospital Foundation, Baycrest Hospital Foundation, York University Foundation among others, and chairing/co-chairing nomination and governance committees of many.
A graduate of York University and Osgoode Hall Law School (both LLB and LLM degrees), Mr. Gotlieb was called to the bar in 1977. He resides in Toronto with his wife and 3 children.
Don Fitzpatrick, B.A.
Don Fitzpatrick was most recently President of PricewaterhouseCoopers Real Estate Inc. Don has been involved in the real estate industry since 1981 and has held a number of senior level positions, including National Real Estate Leader of Deloitte & Touche LLP and Executive Vice President and Regional Manager of CB Richard Ellis.
Don has worked on a number of Canada’ most significant investment and leasing transactions, and he provides strategic real estate advice to many of Canada’s largest corporations, public sector entities and many private clients.
Julian brings more than 30 years of corporate and institutional experience in the acquisition, development and asset management of commercial, retail and industrial properties. His focus is on achieving financial targets through a broad working knowledge of all real estate fundamentals.
Julian has maximized value creation and financial performance of investment properties through strategic planning, development, proactive leasing and financing. Mr. Aziz is skilled in negotiations with respect to offers of purchase and sale, major lease transactions, development agreements and joint venture and financing arrangements for a wide range of clients.
Since 2000, he has provided investment and asset management services to Canadian pension fund clients and other institutional investors in a fiduciary capacity.