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Azim Jamal

CEO & Co-Founder | Pacific Reach Properties

Dr. Jamal is the CEO and Co-Founder of Pacific Reach Properties, established in 2014, and is responsible for leading all business activities for the company. He is a respected industry leader who has extensive experience overseeing a diverse portfolio of business investments including hotels, commercial properties, and seniors care communities.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Jamal has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Retirement Concepts. Over that time, he grew the company from two small seniors care communities in Chilliwack and Victoria to 25 communities across British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec, making Retirement Concepts one of the largest and most respected seniors care companies in Canada. In 2004, Dr. Jamal purchased the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford to diversify the company’s portfolio into alternate classes of real estate. This portfolio is now consolidated under the Pacific Reach banner and includes hotel properties such as the iconic Rosewood Hotel Georgia, multi-family and office assets located in Vancouver, Toronto, Los Angeles and Phoenix.

Dr. Jamal is a former family physician who graduated as a Medical Doctor (M.D.) from the University of British Columbia in 1994. After practicing as a family physician in Greater Vancouver, Dr. Jamal went on to found Dermal Laser Centres – a chain of medical aesthetic clinics which he subsequently sold.

He is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization in Vancouver, B.C., a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and a winner of the Business in Vancouver Top 40 Under 40 Outstanding Achievement Award