Groupe Sélection announces that Mr. Richard Dansereau has been appointed President of their new real estate division22 February 2022
Laval, February 22, 2022 – Groupe Sélection is pleased to announce that Mr. Richard Dansereau has been appointed as President, Real Estate Division at Groupe Sélection, a whole new division of the company. The new head of Groupe Sélection’s most recent division was strategically hired to help the company develop intergenerational and multi-unit projects under the Yimby, Hoop and Waltz brands across Canada and abroad.
Mr. Dansereau is a well-established manager who, until recently, was President and Global Head of Fiera Real Estate, a firm that holds and manages real estate assets worth over $7.2 G in Canada and the United Kingdom.
Prior to that, Mr. Dansereau was Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director for Stonehenge NYC’s Investment Management Division, where he was responsible for managing assets and business partnerships. Over his 35 years in the real estate sector, he was President at Cadim, a Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec real estate subsidiary, and Chief Acquisition officer at the Canadian Real Estate Investment Trust (CREIT). Throughout his impressive career, he was involved in every aspect of the real estate industry in most major markets in Canada, the United States, Western Europe and Asia.
“It is with great pleasure that I welcome Richard to Groupe Sélection. He is world-class leader who will strengthen our management team thanks to his years of experience. We are convinced that his valuable expertise and innovative vision of real estate will contribute to the sustained deployment of Groupe Sélection’s multi-residential banners, and to their reach. As head of our new real estate division, he will have a tangible and positive impact on the success of our expansion plans in Canada and abroad.”
– Réal Bouclin, Founding President and CEO, Groupe Sélection
“I’m very excited to join the team at Groupe Sélection. Contributing to the expansion of a proud Québec company that makes a difference in the life of both residents and employees is a thrilling prospect. Groupe Sélection’s intergenerational vision and sustainable development approach perfectly aligns with my own values and vision. I’m looking forward to taking on this new challenge and helping the company grow and fulfill its mission.”
— Richard Dansereau, President, Real Estate Division, Groupe Sélection
About Groupe Sélection
Groupe Sélection is an international leader in the creation of intergenerational living environments, which leverages its real estate platform to invest in innovative solutions and avant-garde multigenerational projects that improve residents’ quality of life. Groupe Sélection’s intergenerational vision and unique vertically integrated structure are key drivers of its continued geographic expansion and the diversification of its real estate products, which target young people, families, and retirees. Groupe Sélection has managed to maintain a customer satisfaction rate of 95% year after year amidst tremendous growth, due to the commitment of nearly 5,000 dedicated employees across Quebec. Groupe Sélection, whose head office is located in Laval, now has more than 70 housing complexes in operation, under construction and in development in Canada and the United States and assets valued at more than $5 billion.
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