Joseph Shaw, managing partner and head of institutional sales, Hazelview Investments

Douglas Porter

Joseph Shaw joined Hazelview Investments in October 2020 and represents Hazelview’s investment capabilities to pension plans, endowments, foundations and high-net-worth investors.

Shaw is an industry veteran with over 25 years of cross border experience in the investment management industry. Prior to taking on his current role, he was the chief investment officer of a pension fund advisory firm and was responsible for the company’s investment tactics and strategy for both the investment and asset management businesses. Previously, Shaw was the chief investment officer for a publicly traded mortgage REIT and managing director of real estate investments for one of Canada’s largest insurers.

Shaw holds a master of science in real estate from Johns Hopkins University and the chartered financial analyst designation. He completed his master of business administration at the University of Windsor and a specialized honours degree in urban development at Western University. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto and Western University. As well, he sits on the Academic Pension Board of Western University, is past-president of Greater Toronto NAIOP and continues his long-standing involvement with the alternative asset curriculum and examinations with the CFA Institute.