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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Edward Warkentin

64 Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Armin Martens

59 President, Chief Executive Officer, Trustee

James Green

2004 Chief Financial Officer

Cornelius Martens

72 Executive Vice President, Trustee

Kirsty Stevens

2010 Chief Administrative Officer

Delmore Crewson

71 2006 Independent Trustee

Ronald Rimer

53 2014 Independent Trustee

Patrick Ryan

61 2013 Independent Trustee

Victor Thielmann

59 2004 Independent Trustee

Wayne Townsend

59 2004 Independent Trustee

Biographies

Name Description

Edward Warkentin

Mr. Edward L. Warkentin, B.A., LL.B., is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Warkentin of Winnipeg, Manitoba, holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Winnipeg, a law degree from the University of Manitoba and has been a member of the Bars of Ontario and Manitoba for more than 35 years. Mr. Warkentin is the former Managing Partner of Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson LLP, practicing in the area of corporate and commercial law. He is a former director and Chair of Youth for Christ (Winnipeg) Inc., former director of Manitoba Mineral Resources Ltd. and former director of Grace Hospital Board of Management. Mr. Warkentin is currently a director of Exchange Income Corporation, a TSX-listed issuer, and a director of All in West! Capital Corporation, a TSX Venture Exchange-listed issuer. He is also a director or officer of several private corporations, foundations and public partnerships.

Armin Martens

Mr. Armin Martens, P. Eng., is President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Martens has been actively involved in the construction, development and management of commercial real estate for over 25 years. He is the founding President and CEO of Artis REIT, a position he has held since 2004. Mr. Martens obtained a Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering) degree from the University of Manitoba. He is a registered professional engineer and holds an M.B.A. degree from the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mr. Martens is a past director of Fortress Paper Ltd. (TSX:FTP), as well as the Bank of Canada, Canada’s central bank.

James Green

Mr. James Green is Chief Financial Officer of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Green, a resident of Winnipeg, Manitoba, graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He joined Touche Ross & Co., Chartered Accountants and obtained his C.A. designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba in 1981. Mr. Green joined the Marwest Group of Companies in 1981 and has since served in various capacities. Mr. Green currently devotes the majority of his time to his position as Chief Financial Officer of Artis REIT. As well, he is Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the companies in the Marwest Group, a position he has held since 1994. Mr. Green has also served in a volunteer capacity on the board of directors of various charities and non-profit organizations.

Cornelius Martens

Mr. Cornelius Martens, P. Eng., is Executive Vice President and Trustee of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Martens graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering in 1965. In 1968, together with his father, he incorporated the company that is today known as the Marwest Group of Companies. Marwest is engaged in the development, construction and management of income producing properties including office buildings, shopping centers, residential and mixed use properties. Since its incorporation, Mr. Martens has served as President and CEO of the various Marwest companies and is currently the President and CEO of Marwest Management Canada Ltd. Mr. Martens is also the co-founder and past Executive Vice President of Artis.

Kirsty Stevens

Ms. Kirsty Stevens,CMA., is Chief Administrative Officer of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Ms. Stevens, a long-time Manitoba resident, joined the Marwest Group of Companies in 2004, after having worked for over 15 years in private industry in finance and accounting roles. Ms. Stevens has worked exclusively for Artis since late 2004 and has served in various capacities for Artis since that time. In 2008, Ms. Stevens received her CMA designation and effective October 1, 2010, was appointed Chief Administrative Officer of Artis. Ms. Stevens currently serves in a volunteer capacity as the Treasurer of the board of directors of the Human Resources Association of Manitoba.

Delmore Crewson

Mr. Delmore Crewson, FCA., is an Independent Trustee of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Crewson is a former senior partner and Vice-Chair of Deloitte and Touche LLP. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba and has been elected as a ââ¬ÅFellowââ¬Â of the Institute. Mr. Crewson serves on the Board of Directors and as Chair of the Audit Committee of the Wawanesa Group of Companies and Pollard Banknote Limited. He also chairs the Audit and Evaluations Committee for the Department of Finance, Canada, as well as the Audit Committee of the Canadian Grain Commission. Mr. Crewson is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a member of the Manitoba Chapter Advisory Board. He is the past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba and is a former Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Board and Executive Committee member. Mr. Crewson has also served on numerous community boards and has held leadership positions in a number of organizations including the Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature, and the Associates of the Faculty of Management, University of Manitoba. He also served as a Director on the Board of Management and chaired the Audit Committee of Canada Customs and Revenue Agency.

Ronald Rimer

Mr. Ronald Rimer, CPA., serves as an Independent Trustee of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. since February 27, 2014. Previously Executive Director and Vice Chairman for Macquarie Capital Markets (Canada), Mr. Rimer was primarily responsible for developing and executing the investment banking and principal investing strategies for its Real Estate and Diversified Industries groups. He also held other senior positions while at Macquarie including Head of the company’s Equity Capital Markets and Private Capital Markets groups. During Mr. Rimer’s tenure at Macquarie, he was responsible for over $5 billion of transactions. Prior to joining Macquarie, Mr. Rimer held various senior positions over 11 years including six years as a top ranked real estate equity research analyst at BMO Capital Markets. Mr. Rimer also worked in the real estate industry over a 10 year period in senior finance roles at both Brookfield and The Lehndorff Group. Mr. Rimer was a member of the board of the Childrens’s Aid Foundation and served on the board of a private real estate company engaged in the ownership of manufactured communities. He has also been active in lecturing accounting and real estate valuation sessions at local colleges in Toronto, including being a co-lecturer at the Schulich School of Business focusing on real estate valuations. Mr. Rimer holds an undergraduate degree in business from McGill University, a graduate Diploma in Public Accounting, and is a Chartered Accountant.

Patrick Ryan

Mr. Patrick Ryan, JD., serves as an Independent Trustee of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust., Since June 20, 2013. He is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Ryan Companies US, Inc., a 75 year old company actively involved in the construction, development and management of commercial real estate in the United States. He is also a substantial owner of Ryan Companies US, Inc. Mr. Ryan graduated from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Finance in 1975. In 1980, Mr. Ryan received a JD Degree from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota. Ryan Companies US, Inc. has eight offices throughout the United States which engage in the construction, design, development and operation of commercial real estate. Mr. Ryan sits on a number of nonprofit boards and is currently a member of the board of directors of Mate, Inc., a privately held manufacturing company.

Victor Thielmann

Mr. Victor Thielmann, FEC, P. Eng., is Independent Trustee of Artis Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Thielmann is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nova 3 Engineering Ltd. and has over 37 years of experience in the electrical construction and professional consulting industry. Mr. Thielmann holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and is a practising member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba, as well as most Canadian provincial professional engineering associations and has received the Fellow designation from Engineers Canada. Mr. Thielmann is an active member of several international code and standard setting associations, including NFPA, SFPE and IEEE. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Manitoba Chapter, and he is a former director of the Forks North Portage, a Canadian crown corporation owned by the municipal, provincial, and federal government. Mr. Thielmann currently serves as a director/trustee of Artis, a TSX-listed issuer and All in West! Capital Corporation, a TSX Venture Exchange-listed issuer.

Wayne Townsend

Mr. Wayne Townsend, CFP., is an Independent Trustee of Artis Real Estste Investment Trust. Mr. Townsend is a Partner at Lawton Partners Financial Planning Services Limited and has over 35 years of experience in the wealth management and insurance industry. Mr. Townsend holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba, the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation, the Chartered Life Underwriter (C.L.U.) designation, the Chartered Financial Consultants (Ch.F.C.) designation, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) and is a graduate of the Canadian Securities Course. Mr. Townsend is a founding partner of Value Partners Investments Inc. Past board activities include Vice-Chair of St. John’s-Ravenscourt School, Past Chairman at Misericordia General Hospital Foundation and Past Vice-Chair at Misericordia General Hospital. Mr. Townsend currently serves as a director/trustee of Cardinal Capital Management, Lawton Partners, Artis and All in West! Capital Corporation, a TSX Venture Exchange-listed issuer.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Edward Warkentin

--

Armin Martens

4,025,000

James Green

1,134,380

Cornelius Martens

650,000

Kirsty Stevens

434,173

Delmore Crewson

--

Ronald Rimer

--

Patrick Ryan

--

Victor Thielmann

--

Wayne Townsend

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Edward Warkentin

0 0

Armin Martens

231,404 250,322

James Green

179,549 223,942

Cornelius Martens

236,403 281,992

Kirsty Stevens

0 0

Delmore Crewson

0 0

Ronald Rimer

0 0

Patrick Ryan

0 0

Victor Thielmann

0 0

Wayne Townsend

0 0
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