Nick Argue, CPA, CA, is Chief Financial Officer for the Strongman Group. Nick provides strategic direction, financial leadership, asset management and creates enterprise value for the Strongman Group and the various real estate investment companies under management. Nick has a wide breadth of financial skills developed over many years of advising global organizations and real estate companies. Prior to joining the Strongman Group in 2016, Nick was Senior Manager with Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) in Vancouver and spent 14 years as a business advisor to clients primarily in the real estate industry. Nick also worked for EY’s London, UK and Auckland, New Zealand offices. Nick is a Chartered Professional Accountant and earned his B.Comm. from Queen’s University.
Ching-Lei Lee, MBA, is Vice President of Property Management. Prior to joining The Strongman Group, Ching-Lei was Senior Property Manager with Colliers over 13 years and has extensive experience and knowledge in property management of offices, industrial as well as retail buildings for institutional and private investors. Ching-Lei was involved in capital planning as well as managing several large capital projects, focusing primarily in optimizing energy efficiencies and implementing environmental programs and was successful in achieving BOMA BEST certification for some of the buildings while meeting clients’ overall sustainable objectives. Ching-Lei achieved LEED AP accreditation in 2009.
Jinhee Choi (Irene), U.S. CPA, is Accounting Manager for the Strongman Group. Jinhee is a Certified Public Accountant in Washington State, U.S.A. Jinhee has gained a broad range of work experience and accounting skills from working for both a family business and large multinational companies (i.e. Texas Instruments and AIG) prior to joining the Strongman Group in 2016.
Jinhee has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea.
Mathew Kozy, MBA, is Asset Manager for The Strongman Group. Mathew has developed a diverse range of skills in the commercial real estate industry, specializing in asset, project and property management. Prior to joining The Strongman Group, Mathew worked with RioCan REIT in Calgary and has spent close to 10 years working in the commercial real estate industry with progressively more senior roles. Mathew holds an MBA in finance from the University of Calgary.
Wesley Lamb has been a Property Manager for the owner operated commercial properties at The Strongman Group for the past 3 years. Wesley completed the pre-licensing course through the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia and prior to joining The Strongman Group, Wesley owned and operated a successful medium sized business for over 9 years and worked for 8 years in the IT Industry.