We are proud of our accomplishments. From the best member services team to award-winning investors, here are some recent honours.
2014 — Neil Petroff named Chief Investment Officer of the year for 2014 by Asset International Chief Investment Officer magazine. Ontario Teachers' also named top Public Defined Benefit Plan above $100 billion.
2014 — Retired President & CEO Jim Leech awarded Member of Order of Canada.
2013 — Neil Petroff named the 11th most powerful Chief Investment Officer in the world by Asset International Chief Investment Officer magazine.
2013 — Ontario Teachers' ranked first by CEM Benchmarking Inc. for 10-year total investment returns (to 2012) and for pension service, both for the third year in a row.
2013 — Melissa Kennedy, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, wins 2013 Lexpert Zenith Award.
2013 — Teachers' Private Capital named co-winner of Canada's Venture Capital & Private Equity Association's Deal of the Year award for investment in Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.
2012 — Ontario Teachers' pension service ranked first in the world by CEM Benchmarking Inc.
2012 — Project Finance International named Ontario Teachers' joint lease of the Sydney Desalination Plant Infrastructure Deal of the Year for the Asia-Pacific region.
2012 — Board Chair Eileen Mercier named one of Canada's 100 Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network.
2012 — Melissa Kennedy, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Senior Vice-President of Corporate Affairs, wins Canadian General Counsel of the Year award.
2012 — Bob Bertram, Ontario Teachers' former chief investment officer, named an Officer of the Order of Canada and a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
2012 — Board member Patricia (Patsy) Anderson named a Member of the Order of Canada.
2012 — Ontario Teachers' named Global Institutional Investor of the Year by Infrastructure Investor magazine.
2012 — Ontario Teachers' wins top honours in the Canadian Public Relations Society's communications awards for its work on Responsible Investing.
2012 — President & CEO Jim Leech receives the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal for his work with the True Patriot Love Foundation.
2012 — Cadillac Fairview, Ontario Teachers' real estate subsidiary, receives a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification for its TD Centre complex and a LEED Gold Certification for its RBC Centre.
2011 — President & CEO Jim Leech receives CEO Award of Excellence from Canadian Public Relations Society of Toronto.
2011 — President & CEO Jim Leech is named one of the 100 most influential people in private equity by Private Equity International.
2011 — Ontario Teachers' wins Spirit Award for Leadership Campaigns from United Way Toronto.
2011 — Board Chair Eileen Mercier named one of Top 25 Women of Influence.
2011 — Chief Financial Officer David McGraw elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.
2010 — Cadillac Fairview receives nine Maple Leaf Awards from the Canadian arm of the International Council of Shopping Centres for cutting-edge real estate properties.
2010 — Peter Sharpe, former president & CEO of Cadillac Fairview, recognized by the Building Owners and Managers Association for outstanding contributions to the Canadian real estate industry.
2010 — Ontario Teachers' receives award for industry innovation from aiCIO (Asset International's Chief Investment Officer magazine).
2009 — President & CEO Jim Leech honoured as Champion of Public Education by the Learning Partnership.
2009 — Ontario Teachers' wins 2008 Canadian Dealmakers award for joint acquisition of Chilean electric utility SAESA Group.
2009 — Teachers' Private Capital named best private equity firm in Canada for second consecutive year in Private Equity International Awards.
2009 — Ontario Teachers' legal team wins the Global Counsel Award for Best Team in the General Commercial category.
2009 — Retired President & CEO Claude Lamoureux awarded the Officer of Order of Canada.
2008 — Retired President & CEO Claude Lamoureux appointed to the Order of Ontario.
2008 — Ontario Teachers' ranks first among its peers in North America for pension service by CEM Benchmarking Inc. and ties for first place internationally.