ABOUT US

Econo-Malls was founded by Murray Wiseman in 1976, with the construction the company’s first shopping mall in Bay Roberts, NL. Following the addition of his sons, Robert and Howard, to the company, we have become leaders in the commercial real estate industries across Canada and the United States.We continuously demonstrate our ability to successfully lease to, and retain, the country’s largest and savviest retailers as well as regional and local independent retail operations in both large and small markets.

Specializing in interior shopping malls and exterior strip centres ranging in size from 50,000 to 350,000 square feet, are we are now responsible for the acquisition, management, development or redevelopment of more than 7.5 million square feet of property. One of our primary strengths is maximizing the net operating income of our properties by implementing a lean administrative operation run almost exclusively from our Montreal offices.

With the undivided attention of a family-run operation and the full strength or our expert executives, our mission is to foster our clients’ financial growth through prime real estate and investment opportunities across Canada and the Unites States.

OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM

Murray Wiseman

Murray Wiseman

Chairman

After starting out in the retail and manufacturing sector, Murray Wiseman joined a small chain of department stores and soon thereafter became company President, where he stayed until 1976. Under his skillful management, the chain became highly successful and operated more than 30 stores in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, and Ontario. A large part of Mr. Wiseman's responsibilities during his tenure as President involved the development of shopping centre properties and freestanding units which the company owned. Mr. Wiseman entered real estate development exclusively when he founded Econo-Malls in 1976.

Robert Wiseman

Robert Wiseman

President & Chief Executive Officer

Robert Wiseman graduated from Concordia University in 1981 and joined Econo-Malls immediately thereafter. Initially, he was involved in all aspects of the administration of the then existing portfolio of six properties. His current areas of concentration are acquisitions, property management, and financing for the whole portfolio and investor relations. Robert is responsible (along with Howard Wiseman) for securing and overseeing the performance of all fee management and leasing contracts. Robert was also personally responsible for the disposition of $125,000,000 of assets under asset management as well as for over $100,000,000 of acquisitions.

Howard Wiseman

Howard Wiseman

Vice-President & Chief Operating Officer

Howard Wiseman graduated from McGill University with concentrations in Accounting, Real Estate, and Entrepreneurship. Howard worked for the accounting firm of Fuller Jenks Landau part time for several years while still pursuing his studies, and subsequently joined Econo-Malls upon his graduation in 1986. While involved in all aspects of the company's administration, his prime areas of concentration are leasing, development, construction, and acquisitions. Howard is responsible (along with Robert Wiseman) for securing and overseeing the performance of all fee management and leasing contracts. Howard is also a Chartered Real Estate Broker in Quebec as well as in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Charlotte Nagy

Charlotte Nagy

Chief Financial Officer, CPA, CMA

Charlotte Nagy graduated from Concordia University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Economics. She was subsequently accredited as a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) in Canada and as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the USA. Charlotte has extensive experience at senior management levels in numerous real estate development and management companies whose focus was in Eastern Canada. Charlotte has earned much respect in the commercial real estate industry and has demonstrated particular strengths in property analysis, financing, and acquisitions.

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