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Jennifer Podmore Russell

EVP Real Estate & Development, Nch’ḵay̓ Development Corporation


Jenn Podmore Russell has nearly two decades of experience in real estate strategy, portfolio planning and development advisory. Prior to joining Nch’ḵay̓, she was Senior Vice President on the Advisory team at Rennie. Previously, she led the real estate division in BC for a top-four accounting and consultancy firm. She was the founder and managing partner of MPC Intelligence, a research and analytics solution for the new home development industry in Western Canada. She previously held senior roles within a Vancouver-based developer and international real estate brokerage firm. In addition to her contributions to strategic real estate growth, Jennifer is passionate about creating meaningful change in the community. She serves on the board of the Urban Development Institute, as an executive board member of the Royal Colombian Foundation, as director of the Arrowleaf Board and as past Vice-Chair of the Vancouver Economic Commission.

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President & CEO federation of Rental-housing Providers of Ontario