Denis Epoh is the Managing Partner and a founding member of Capwood. As such, he is responsible for developing and expanding the company’s real estate business in Canada and United States.
Mr. Epoh has extensive experience in real estate, spanning over 27 years in real estate investment, development of businesses and institutional limited partnerships. He is known for his dynamism, his integrity and his ability to seized opportunities and build attractive business cases for institutional investors.
Previously, Mr. Epoh held the position of Executive Vice President Investments at Ivanhoe Cambridge – a subsidiary of the Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec.
He joined SITQ (Caisse de dépôt’s subsidiary) in 1995 as an asset manager, then promptly promoted to a director position, first as Director Portfolio Management and Strategic Planning and thereafter, Director Acquisitions responsible for North America. He subsequently held the position of Vice President Investments until 2005. After spending some years in PSP, where he served as Vice President Investments, he returned to SITQ in 2007 as Vice President Investments for emerging markets. He was then move to develop strategic global initiatives in the Real Estate Fund Group of La Caisse where he was promoted to Senior Vice President Strategic Partnerships. He returned to SITQ to oversee the company global investments from 2009 to 2011, as Senior Premier Vice President Investments. Throughout his 18 year career at the Caisse de Dépôt Real Estate Group, he made several strategic investments locally and around the globe to significantly expand and positively impact the group’s influence and performance.
Mr. Epoh holds a BA in Business Administration and an MBA in Real Estate from Laval University. He is a member of several associations related to real estate in North America, including the Pension Real Estate Association, the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate and Urban Land Institute, in addition to the Association des MBA du Québec.
During his career, Mr. Epoh was heavily involved in training the next generation of real estate professionals, as a lecturer at several major Quebec universities, including UQAM, University of Montreal and McGill University. He was also a panelist in several real estate conferences.
Denis Epoh, Managing Partner
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