Slate Asset Management names new partners

Real-estate-focused investment platform announces appointments, formation of management committee

Slate Asset Management names new partners

Slate Asset Management, an alternative asset management platform with a focus on real estate, has appointed three new partners.

Robert Armstrong, who oversees the finance and reporting functions across all of Slate’s businesses, has been with the company since 2015. Until recently, he was the chief financial officer of Slate Office REIT and Slater Retail REIT, and has been responsible for building out the finance platform for Slate’s businesses globally. A chartered professional accountant and a chartered accountant, he has previously worked at Deloitte’s real estate practice, as well as Brookfield Asset Management.

Lisa Rowe, who is responsible for all aspects of tax and structuring across all Slate’s business vehicles, joined Slate in 2013. Since then, she has played an integral role in the structuring and creation of all Slate’s current business verticals, helping the firm transform into a global investment and asset management platform. Also a chartered professional accountant and a chartered accountant, she previously led tax due diligence and tax structuring of transactions in Deloitte LLP’s MMA Tax Group.

Finally, Peter Tsoulogiannis joined the firm in 2014 and has been responsible for corporate development and strategic initiatives across Slate’s businesses. He’s been integral in building out the firm’s European fund business, and has played a critical leadership role in many of Slate’s most transformative acquisitions. Before joining the firm, he held real estate investment banking positions at BMO Capital Markets and CIBC Capital Markets.

Armstrong, Rowe, and Tsoulogiannis will all join Slate co-founders Blair and Brady Welch, as well as fellow partners Lucas Manuel and Ramsey Ali. Together, all of them will form Slate’s Management committee, which will oversee the firm’s direction and operations, and will work with the firm’s senior executives to ensure Slate’s strategy will be executed.

“Bobby, Lisa and Peter have made exceptional contributions in growing our business and I am, together with the rest of the partners, delighted to congratulate them on these well-deserved promotions to the Slate Asset Management partnership,” Welch said.


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