Samir Manji is the founder and CEO of Sandpiper Group, a Vancouver-based real estate private equity firm. Samir was formerly the Chairman and Founder of Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc., until the sale of the company to Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan in December 2015.
Samir obtained his Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Waterloo in 1992, and is a chartered accountant by profession. Up until early 1993, he practiced public accounting at KPMG LLP. Samir was a 2006 recipient of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40™ Award and was also named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year®.