2014 John W. Koza Leadership Fellows
Amilcar Grot, Blue Sky Group
Grot joined Blue Sky Group in 2009 and serves as a Fund Manager within the Global Real Estate Group. He is responsible for due diligence, selection of new investments, monitoring of existing investments, and market research. Prior to joining Blue Sky Group, Grot worked as a Researcher for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands, where he was researching the Dutch residential market. Grot received a BS in finance and an MS in finance with a concentration in real estate finance from the University of Amsterdam.
Rich Matheson, Utah Retirement Systems
Matheson is a Real Estate Investment Analyst at Utah Retirement Systems. Some of his portfolio management responsibilities include insurance, appraisal review, compliance, property monitoring/auditing, transaction underwriting and due diligence, and asset manager oversight. Matheson is a certified commercial appraiser, with extensive experience valuing investment assets throughout the Intermountain West. Prior to joining URS in 2011, he worked as an Appraiser for Integra Realty Resources. He received a BS in finance and a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Utah, where he has also worked as an Adjunct Professor. Matheson is actively involved in professional organizations (CCIM, NCREIF, and PREA) and in the community, serving more than six years as a volunteer on the Salt Lake County Planning Commission.
Myles Millard, The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Millard is an Associate within the Investments team at Cadillac Fairview, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan. This group is responsible for executing the acquisitions and dispositions for the company's global real estate portfolio. Millard's responsibilities include reviewing and underwriting investment opportunities as well as researching and analyzing new investment markets. Prior to joining Cadillac Fairview, he held a similar role in the Investments group at Concert Properties Limited. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, completing a dual specialization in finance and real estate, and is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.