OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
We are experienced real estate investment executives, seasoned developers, asset managers, and award-winning marketers, who deliver consistent results. We are committed to achieving our clients' investment objectives by maximizing performance of real estate, delivering industry leading returns, and securing results with our execution strategy.
Integrity in all that we do.
We adhere to the highest ethical standards as we strive to do what is right and fair for our customers and for each other.
The cornerstone of our success is our ability to develop and nurture long-term trusted relationships in the marketplace. We treat our clients and suppliers with respect and integrity. Our reputation, based on the shared value system, has enabled us to gain priority access to the unique real estate investment opportunities.
At the forefront of our strategy is our clients’ success. We are dedicated to delivering on our promise to the investors beyond their expectations.
PRESIDENT & CEO
Mike is an experienced hospitality and franchising executive based in Vancouver, Canada. He founded and built North America’s largest chain of cruise specialty travel agencies, with over 160 retail agencies supporting 4500 travel agents.
He was awarded the Franchisor of the Year numerous times by the Canadian Franchise Association and inducted into the Canadian Franchise Hall of Fame in 2009. He was also inducted into the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Hall of Fame for Innovation in 2013.
Mike successfully built and sold his travel agency business, CruiseShipCenters International Inc. and the travel marketing and technology company he founded in 2001, 1to1 Interactive Inc., to Expedia Inc., in 2007, prior to forming Drever Capital Canada.
Performing Equity Ltd. is a subsidiary of Drever Capital Canada.
Director of Acquisitions
John’s background involves significant experience and success in hospitality, travel, publishing and real estate. The common denominator to each of his ventures is an entrepreneurial ability to identify value-add opportunities, to relentlessly execute predetermined business plans, while building lifelong relationships.
John is a past chapter President and international board member of Entrepreneurs Organisation.
In 2000, John founded 20/20 Group, which produced over $1.2B in in-house developed/ converted and managed condominium and resort sales to homeowners and investors. In 2015, John was recruited by Mike Drever, his long-time friend and EO forum partner to consult on building the real estate arm of Performing Equity.
John lives in Vancouver, BC, with his family of 5.
Darryl has over 20 years of experience in design, construction and all aspects of real estate development, including analysis, negotiations, rezoning, entitlement, and project administration. He has been involved in 23 projects with John Murphy since 2002, ranging from condominium conversions to master planned community development.
Stella brings a strong finance background, leadership, efficiency, and responsibility to Performing Equity. She earned her MBA and BS in Information System Management overseas and CPA, CGA designation in Canada. Her unique passion and in-depth experience is in finance ,development and construction. Stella oversees Performing Equity’s financial accounting systems and processes for all investment portfolios. She has a diversity of interests with family and friends, especially hiking, badminton, reading, writing, camping, and cooking.
Enn has over thirty years of experience as an executive in commercial and corporate finance, banking and business development. He has an MBA and Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers, and has worked for both international and domestic financial institutions in senior management positions. Enn has worked closely on real estate projects with John Murphy since 1994.
Marina holds an MBA and has developed a passion for marketing in her 15 year career. Her experience includes a successful launch of a retail business, introduction of a $500M service and passion in marketing strategy, business development, and branding - from small businesses to a multi-billion dollar corporation in the USA, Canada, and Europe. Marina is passionate about communicating the benefits of Performing Equity’s programs to help investors put the power of real estate in their portfolios.
Ada has more than 30 years of success in managing and supporting executives in dynamic business environments across Canada, the US and Brazil. Her positive “can do” attitude is at the center of Performing’s ability to coordinate resources and achieve targets on time and on budget. Ada is proficient in French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Ian has dedicated his career to matchmaking in the financial services and real estate sectors. As a commercial real estate broker, he helped many incubator companies get started in the SOMA Financial District of San Francisco. As Regional VP Sales for a large Canadian Asset Management company he provided asset mix, product and market guidance for financial planners and stock brokers for nearly a decade. As principal of a media and investor relations firm, he has been a key figure in building a number of public companies. In his spare time, Ian is passionate about using his talents to advocate for public policy in BC.
Business Development Manager
After obtaining a BA in Economics from Concordia, Akos gained experience in the Auto, Transportation and real estate Industries. After holding an executive position at UPS, he began his real estate career with a condominium syndicator. Shortly after, he was recruited by 20|20 Properties where he worked as a Real Estate Advisor, and later member of its acquisitions team. After 2009, Mr. Magyar worked primarily as a finance consultant, restructuring and repositioning of distressed properties . In 2016, Akos joined Performing Equity as a Business Development Manager. Akos speaks three languages, is a History buff, loves film, classic automobiles and playing tennis.
Sebastian is a marketing professional with a Digital Design degree from BCIT. His unique passion for both information technology and marketing is key to his role as Perforrming Equity’s media director.
Peter Steele is founder and CEO of Revenue Automation, which has grown from a start-up to a dynamic digital marketing agency. It specializes in IBM Watson Customer Engagement solutions providing services to major brands across Canada, and the United States. Prior to Revenue Automation, Peter founded, built and sold numerous businesses including digital marketing agencies, a boutique tax consulting practice for the high tech industry and a publishing company in Japan with offices in Canada and the UK. Passionate about entrepreneurship, he is actively involved with several worthwhile organizations. He is a member of Entrepreneurs Organization where he served as president of the Vancouver Chapter and a Director on the International Board. He is also an active member of ACETECH, a leadership and networking forum for CEOs in the technology sector.
Kathryn Libbiter is a UBCO graduate with a B.A. in Psychology. She has varied experience in non-profit and private companies with a focus on administration, events, marketing and communications. As Executive Assistant, Kathryn’s customer service, organizational skill, and project management capabilities help support Performing Equity’s vision and aspirations
Account EXECUTIVE/Marketing team member
Brandon has spent the last 15 years specializing in Project marketing with a focus on customer service and satisfaction. His project marketing involvement has included Onni, Kingswood Developments, Delta, Target Homes, Trepanier developments, and Hollyburn. Brandon’s mantra is to always do what is best for his clients, with total and unbiased honesty and integrity. His straightforward approach, superior negotiating skills, and proven marketing expertise.
Julie holds 10 years of industry experience in various accounting roles in Canada, China, and Japan, where she enjoyed exposure to multicultural clients. She completed CPA courses and holds Accounting Certificates from VCC and Vancouver Central College. Julie is detailed, caring and thoughtful. In her free time Julie enjoys swimming and hiking.