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CREW Vancouver Event A Fireside Chat with Vickie McDonnell 2023 07 25 W

A Fireside Chat with Vickie McDonnell

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2023

Join CREW Vancouver for a members-only Fireside Chat with Vickie McDonnell, moderated by Jessica Brummell. The theme for this conversation is “Women in Leadership”. Followed by an opportunity to network and mingle. Capacity is limited - RSVP today!

CREW Vancouver is committed to our mission of connecting Vancouver’s commercial real estate industry to advance women leaders.

We are excited to invite Vickie McDonnell to this Fireside Chat, to talk about her experiences in leadership within the real estate industry. This will be moderated by Jessica Brummell.


11:45am – Registration & Networking. Light lunch will be provided.  

12:00 pm – Fireside Chat

1.00pm – Reflections & Mingling

1:15pm – Conclusion  


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Vickie has over 40 years’ experience in finance and real estate.  She is currently a Corporate Non-Executive Director on the Boards of Westminster Management Corporation (“WMC”), Low Tide Properties and Montrose Property Holdings Ltd.  Vickie retired as President and CEO of WMC in 2022. While at WMC, she was responsible for all facets of the business including assessing acquisition, divestiture, and JV development opportunities, investing in mixed use development projects in the Lower Mainland, Victoria, and Seattle areas, as well overseeing an existing office portfolio of properties.  Prior to joining WMC in January of 2011, Vickie spent 15 years at Belkorp Industries Inc., a large multi-faceted private investment firm. In her role as Senior Vice President, Real Estate, she focused on acquisitions, asset growth and oversite of a large portfolio of commercial investment properties in the US and Canada. Vickie has also held senior level positions with Bank of Montreal, Vancity and First City Trust. She has previously been on the boards of Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland, FICOM and CUDIC.  She holds a BA from University of Victoria and an MBA from University of British Columbia.


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Our moderator for this Fireside Chat is Jessica Brummell, VP and Region Head of Commercial Real Estate Financing at HSBC Canada. Jessica joined HSBC 15 years ago and has worked in various roles within the Commercial Real Estate team in Vancouver.  In her current role, she leads a team of real estate finance professionals servicing top Vancouver developers across all sectors with a focus on building and maintaining strong relationships. Jessica and her team have built a significant track record in financing many large multi-phase projects in the region, providing a lead mandate on syndicated loans that assist their clients throughout a project’s lifespan, from land acquisition, through servicing and construction.   Prior to HSBC, Jessica lived abroad in London for 3 years where she had her first taste in the industry working at an Irish bank which specialized in real estate finance. Jessica has a BA from the University of Victoria.


Capacity for this workshop is limited – RSVP today!   

Registration deadline is 23rd July at 5pm or until registration reaches capacity. 

CREW Vancouver is a non-profit, volunteer-led organization. Tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.  

Photographs and videos will be taken during the event and may be used by CREW Vancouver for promotional purposes on website and social media. By attending this event you are consenting to CREW Vancouver using photos and videos in which you may appear.

  • When

    Tuesday, Jul 25, 2023

  • Where

    North Point Brewing Cafe
    1025 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver, BC, V7X 1M5

  • Time

    11:45am -1:15pm

  • Price
    Member Price
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