Chief Financial Officer
John Cathrae has been immersed in the retirement industry his entire life; his family having built and operated their first care residence when John was a child. John’s experience in interacting and relating to seniors has provided unique insight when designing or evaluating retirement projects. Before joining Sussex, John spent 16 years as the Vice-President of Mask Management Consultants Limited, a company that has provided services for financial institutions such as banks, life insurance companies, pension funds and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. John was also the interim CFO for the Points West Living Limited Partnership for its first year of operations. John’s expertise lies in underwriting, budgeting, and acquisitions. At Sussex John is responsible for financial modelling, underwriting, review of financial performance, strategy for growth as well as arranging and negotiating finance terms.