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Current OREIO Executives


Victor Menasce

Victor Menasce

Victor Menasce is Managing Partner of US Real Estate Partners and author of “The Great Canadian TakeOver”. He’s a seasoned real estate investor with holdings in Ottawa and across the US. Victor has a strong track record and has held several executive roles in both private and public companies in Canada and the US.

Vice President

Christian Szpilfogel


Rob Lachapelle

I have been a real estate investor for 10 years now and a member of OREIO for around 5+ yrs. Since joining OREIO. I have been inspired to start and manage a small boutique style Property Management Company as well as obtain my Realtor license, all while working full time for the Federal Government. A little over three years ago I made the decision to leave my job and pursue a career full-time in real estate as a Realtor and also as an Investor.

Membership Coordinator

Jessica Roche

Jessica was born and raised in the Greater Montreal Area. She relocated to Ottawa in 2009 to pursue her post-secondary education. Ms. Roche holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Service with a minor in public administration and a Master’s in public administration - all from the University of Ottawa.

Jessica is a dedicated public servant who developed a strong interest for financial freedom. She is an active Real Estate investor who is looking to expand her portfolio in Ottawa and in the Greater Montreal region. Finally, Jessica is an avid fitness professional who loves to travel.

IT Coordinator

Brad Cartier

10 years of experience investing in the Ottawa and Montreal markets, primarily in new condo construction but now small multi-family. Brad is also a startup angel investor specializing in the property technology niche, with 6 angel placements to-date. Brad is also Head of Marketing at Hostfully, a San Francisco-based vacation rental software platform that recently raised $1 million in seed funding, led by Precursor Ventures. Most importantly, Brad is the father of four young daughters, making Disney Princess trivia his superpower.


Nick Holloway

Nick Holloway has over 20 years’ financial services experience with a variety of roles including corporate banking, derivative trading and hedge fund administration. Since arriving in Canada from the UK in 2014, Nick has taken a keen interest in real estate investing and with his extensive financial background, he has combined both experiences to becoming an expert in mortgage lending so that he can assist others in achieving their real estate goals.

His education includes a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business from Birkbeck, University of London (UK) and mortgage agent programme from Seneca College. Nick takes a keen interest in understanding financial markets and studying economic trends. He believes that the basis of a solid financial plan begins with a thorough understanding of all the mortgage options available, and enjoys offering a strategic plan that allows households the opportunity to protect their wealth over the long run. Nick lives in Stittsville with his wife and two young daughters.

Speaker Coordinator

Babette Turner


 Michael Chan

Likes to read gantt charts and balance sheets. 1 part executive, 1 part constructor, 3 parts geek and 2 parts coach. Too many parts? Michael has over 20 years experience in the building industry, including design, management and construction of multi-use, commercial and residential buildings. Built a vertically integrated real estate investment company in 2009; AMGhome. Today, he serves with several non-profit organizations in affordable housing and education.

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