Mr. Mitchell Goldhar

Mr. Mitchell Goldhar

Founder, SmartCentres

Mitchell Goldhar is the founder of SmartCentres, a commercial and residential real estate company, as well as the Executive Chairman of SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust and its largest shareholder.  SmartCentres is publicly traded on the TSX with assets valued at approximately $9.6 billion.  Mr. Goldhar is also the owner of the Penguin Group of Companies, a private company, which owns real estate across Canada in various stages of development.  In addition, Mr. Goldhar is the owner of Penguin Pick-Up, a growing network with over 100 locations, providing customers with a convenient one-stop solution for online purchases.

Mr. Goldhar holds a BA in Political Science from York University and has been an adjunct professor with the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto since 2004.  Mr. Goldhar is a member of the Board of Onex Corporation and The Canadian Concussion Centre at Toronto General Hospital, and a Director Emeritus with the SickKids Foundation.  Mr. Goldhar also owns the historic Maccabi Tel Aviv Football Club in Tel Aviv, Israel.