Meet the team
Get to know the people behind Almega.
Basem HannaFounder & CEO
Basem is a serial entrepreneur with multiple successful exits in both real estate and cannabis. Companies built by Basem include Almega Corp, TerrAscend (TER.CN) and TREC Brands. Basem draws on over 15 years of experience crossing multiple sectors including real estate, cannabis and capital markets.
Adele has served as a senior financial executive for over 35 years in multi-use commercial real estate, P3 infrastructure project development and asset management. As assets under management grew from $66 Million to over $1.3 Billion, Adele has a successful track record of securing and managing complex, multi layered project debt/equity financings and operating bank facilities. . P3 projects included the Billy Bishop Pedestrian Tunnel, residences for York University and CAMH, and the refurbishment of 13 hotels for social assisted housing in B.C..
Spencer ShafranVP, Acquisitions
As VP of Acquisitions, Spencer has lead acquisition and disposition efforts for $1 Billion of assets under development and management, completed OPA and ZBA applications, sourced and negotiated over $60 Million in financing facilities for land acquisitions, construction projects and stabilized assets. Spencer has lead development consultant teams, and construction projects through to substantial completion and occupancy.
Winnie PatAccounting Manager
Winnie has over 15 years of real estate accounting experiences including commercial and residential developments, construction and property management. Winnie has supported and completed the development of multiple Toronto downtown condo projects, totalling over 1.5Million square feet in her experience. She holds a B.Com Honours in Accounting and Finance from McMaster University.