Joshua Varghese

Portfolio Manager

Joshua Varghese joined CI Investments in 2006 and has over 10 years of financial industry experience. Mr. Varghese has specialized in real estate investment management since 2011, when he joined the Signature Global Asset Management investment team. He is responsible for co-managing the largest global listed real estate fund in Canada, Sentry Global REIT Fund, as well as the First Asset real estate mandates. Additionally, he co-manages Signature High Income and Signature Diversified Yield funds, and assists in managing the real estate allocations of Signature's equity and balanced funds.

As a significant investor, Mr. Varghese has worked with many Canadian and international real estate companies on their corporate strategies and capital structure decisions, including IPOs, spinoffs and public market exits. He is a frequent speaker at national real estate conferences such as RealREIT and RealCapital. In 2019, Brendan Wood International recognized Joshua as a TopGun Investment Mind, an award that singles out individual investment professionals as being the most accomplished professionals in the Canadian investment industry. Joshua holds a Bachelor of International Business from Carleton University and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Exchange traded funds

CI Global REIT Private Pool
CI First Asset Canadian REIT ETF

Mutual funds

First Asset REIT Income Fund