John McCarthyBoard Chair
John is Vice President of W.P.J. McCarthy and Company Ltd. where he is responsible for all leasing and management of the firm’s privately held real estate portfolio. He also represents selected third-party clients as a broker and consultant and is active and experienced in all real estate asset classes.
John currently sits on the Burnaby Hospital Fundraising Cabinet Committee and was appointed to the BC Cancer Foundation Board of Directors in 2018.
John holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (with distinction) and a Diploma of Technology in Marketing Management, both from the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). John holds Fellow of the Real Estate Institute and Certified Leasing Officer designations through the Real Estate Institute of Canada, holds the RI designation as a fellow of the Real Estate Institute of British Columbia, and is a Real Estate Trading Services Licensee through the Sauder School of Business at UBC.
In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He enjoys several sports, most notably basketball, and is passionate about reading and traveling. John lives in Burnaby with his wife Alaiza.