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Dr. Cynthia Holmes is an academic leader who has been with TRSM since 2010.
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.
Prior to joining Ryerson, 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.
As Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic, 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."