Pacific Reach’s Capital team consists of knowledgeable and experienced professionals who utilize their expertise in operations and investments to identify unique strategic investment opportunities.
CEO & Co-Founder
Azim is responsible for directing all business activities for Pacific Reach, which he co-founded in 2014. Azim has extensive experience in managing and overseeing investments in a variety of industries, including real estate, hospitality, healthcare, and technology. Azim is also responsible for driving the creative direction and strategy for Pacific Reach’s Hospitality and Entertainment Division. Specifically guiding the vision and design required to develop unique and vibrant venues that stand apart. He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization, a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and winner of the Business in Vancouver Top 40 Under 40 Outstanding Achievement Award. Azim is a trained family physician and graduated as a Medical Doctor (M.D.) from the University of British Columbia.
Landon is an Equity Analyst at Pacific Reach, responsible for supporting the capital team in evaluating public and private investment opportunities. He has over five years of capital markets experience, ranging from investment banking to private equity, in addition to corporate strategy and investor relations. Prior to Pacific Reach, Landon worked at an investment firm focused on investing in public real estate securities on the back of shareholder activism. Landon holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University and is currently pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Dan leads all investment activities at Pacific Reach including sourcing, negotiating, and execution of acquisition opportunities. His areas of expertise include multifamily and commercial real estate, development, hospitality, and senior housing. Dan brings nine years of experience in real estate investment and has been directly involved in over $3 Billion in transactions across North America. Prior to Pacific Reach, Dan was a part of the development team of a prominent Canadian developer. He is a member of UDI, ULI, NAIOP, and the Gastown BIA. Dan graduated from the University of British Columbia, with a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), specializing in Accounting and Real Estate.
As General Counsel for Pacific Reach, Irfan oversees all aspects of the company’s legal matters including acquisitions, financing, leasing, property management, construction, employment, and litigation. Prior to joining Pacific Reach, Irfan worked as in-house counsel for one of North America’s largest real estate developers and with a prominent Vancouver law firm practicing real estate law. Irfan received his undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria. Irfan is an active member of the Law Society of British Columbia, Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Corporate Counsel, and Real Estate Council of British Columbia.
Brodie is an Investment Associate at Pacific Reach, responsible for supporting the capital and real estate teams in evaluating public and private investment opportunities. He has over two years of capital markets experience in investment banking. Prior to Pacific Reach, Brodie worked at a global boutique investment bank focused on infrastructure and energy clients. Brodie holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business.
As Associate Counsel for Pacific Reach, Chris assists the General Counsel with all aspects of the company’s legal matters including acquisitions, financing, leasing, property management, construction, employment, and litigation. Prior to joining Pacific Reach, Chris worked at a national law firm practicing corporate commercial law with an emphasis in construction. Chris is also a Professional Engineer experienced in building envelope failure investigations and facility management. Chris received his Bachelor of Applied Sciences from the University of Waterloo with a Structural Engineering Certificate and obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa with an Option in Dispute Resolution and Professionalism.