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Cynthia Holmes

Cynthia Holmes
Dr. Cynthia Holmes, Dean, Ted Rogers School of Management

Dr. Cynthia Holmes was appointed Dean of the Ted Rogers School of Management in May 2023.

Prior to being appointing Dean, she was Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic. She is the founding Chair of the Real Estate Management Department at the school and teaches real estate management courses at the undergraduate and master’s level. Her research area is real estate finance and housing economics.

Before joining Toronto Metropolitan University, she held academic positions at the Schulich School of Business at York University and at Florida State University. She has ten years of industry experience with Standard Life Assurance Company, including several years in the Mortgage Investment department. Dr. Holmes holds the Institute of Corporate Directors designation and is a member of the Board of Management of the Toronto Zoo. She has performed a wide set of media appearances and speaking engagements as a Canadian housing market expert.

Dr. Holmes is on a mission to give students a rich university experience through an excellent curriculum and experiential learning opportunities.

"My priority is to advance innovation in teaching and learning at TRSM to challenge our wonderful, diverse students and give them the tools they need to succeed in their career and to make a positive impact on the world."

 Dean's Circle member

The Dean's Circle is a group reserved for select Ted Rogers School of Management friends and business leaders. It is a donor-supported fund set up to help Ted Rogers School students. One hundred percent of donations to the Dean's Circle go directly to providing financial assistance for students at our school who need it most.

Contributions to the Dean’s Circle are fully tax receiptable. Find out more about what it means to be a member or make a contribution now.