Our People


Bruce Timm

Founder, President and CEO
Mr. Timm founded ICM in 2003. He has more than 20 years of experience in the international real estate investment business. Mr. Timm began managing North American real estate in 1991 with the real estate group of the investment bank B.Metzler see. Sohn & Co. KGaA in Frankfurt. In 1996, Mr. Timm arranged the sale of his unit at Metzler to TMW Immobilien AG in Munich. While at TMW, Mr. Timm created the ProVictor Funds, a syndicated fund platform established in joint venture between PROVINZIAL Rheinland Lebensversicherung AG and ERGO Trust GmbH. Under his direction, over U.S.$1.6 billion was raised in the German retail market between 1996 and 2002 for the acquisition of U.S. commercial real estate. Mr. Timm is fluent in German and English. He received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Brigham Young University. He completed a year of studies at the RWTH at Aachen University before earning his Masters of Business Administration from Arizona State University.

Investment Management

John Courtliff

Managing Director
Mr. Courtliff has been working with ICM since 2011 and is responsible for the management and oversight of ICM’s Canadian and U.S. investment platform and select asset management activities within ICM’s Canadian portfolio. Mr. Courtliff has over 10 years of investment industry experience, beginning his career in investment banking before transitioning to real estate asset and investment management. His experience includes structuring complex domestic and cross-border transactions and investment vehicles, evaluating and underwriting investment opportunities and closing transactions, asset management including development management and portfolio/fund management. He has been directly involved in transactions and the management of over $500 million. Mr. Courtliff received a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance from the University of Calgary including studies at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Wirtschafts Universitat Wien and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Courtliff is fluent in both French and English.

David Vankka

Managing Director
Mr. Vankka joined ICM as a partner in 2017 and is responsible for the management of ICM’s diversified private equity platform and asset management activities. Mr. Vankka has 25 years of experience in investment banking, trading and capital markets. He has been a Managing Director at several investment banks with extensive advisory experience in domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, equity and debt origination, due diligence, structured product management, strategic planning, risk management and proprietary trading. Mr. Vankka was a founder of global energy investment bank Tristone Capital which was ultimately sold to Macquarie Group and prior to that a co-head and principal at Peters & Co. Limited. Mr. Vankka also was Vice President, Risk Management at Gluskin Sheff + Associates. Mr. Vankka holds Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant designations. He is registered as Portfolio Manager with the Alberta Securities Commissions and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with distinction from the University of Calgary.

Spencer Coupland

Managing Director & General Counsel
Mr. Coupland joined ICM in 2016 and is responsible for all legal matters, as well as aspects related to securities offerings on behalf of the ICM entities. Mr. Coupland has over 15 years of experience in private equity fund formation, registration matters, structuring private equity investments such as leveraged buyouts, venture capital, mezzanine capital and the creation of private equity investment funds, private and public mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt related corporate finance transactions (acting for both issuers and underwriters), corporate reorganizations and recapitalizations, NYSE, TSX and TSX Venture Exchange original listings and graduations, initial public offerings, takeover bids and capital pool company transactions. Prior to joining ICM, Mr. Coupland was the Chief Legal Officer for a registered investment fund and portfolio manager with over $200 million in assets under management. Prior thereto Mr. Coupland was a corporate lawyer with the international law firm, Bennett Jones LLP. Mr. Coupland holds a Bachelor of Education (with distinction) and LLB from the University of Calgary.

Spencer Y. Patton

Managing Director USA
Mr. Patton joined ICM in 2011 and is responsible for sourcing future investment opportunities and directing company activities in the USA. Mr. Patton has over 20 years of experience in business development, acquisition, underwriting, management and fund raising activities for both real estate and private equity transactions. Mr. Patton has held senior positions at Songy Partners (Senior Vice President), Wells Real Estate Funds (Director/Senior Vice President), The Walker companies (Chief Financial Officer and Director of Real Estate) and Wachovia Bank. Mr. Patton was responsible for sourcing, securing, underwriting and closing core, core plus, value added and development office, hospitality and mixed-use real estate transactions across the United States. Additionally, he assisted in fund raising, asset management, dispositions and capital planning. During his career he has closed real-estate transactions valued in excess of $1.9 billion. Mr. Patton has a bachelor of sciences in Business Administration from Washington and Lee University and earned his Masters of Business Administration from Emory University, Goizueta School of Business.

Andrew Webb

Managing Director USA
Mr. Webb joined ICM in 2012 and is responsible for sourcing future investment opportunities and directing company activities in the USA. Mr. Webb has over 15 years of diverse experience in real estate investment management, acquisitions, operations and leasing. Mr. Webb began his real estate career with Transwestern as a corporate broker where he specialized in repositioning underperforming office, industrial and retail buildings. He later joined Hines Interests where he focused on asset management and acquisitions of office buildings throughout the upper Midwest and Southeast US. Prior to joining ICM, Mr. Webb was Vice President and Senior Investment Manager for KeyBank Real Estate Capital Markets where he focused on investment management, work-outs and note sales of the company’s off-balance sheet equity and subordinate debt real estate investments. Mr. Webb holds bachelor degrees in both Urban Land Economics and Land-Use Planning from the University of North Carolina, and a Masters Degree in Real Estate Finance from the University of St. Thomas.

Jon Leavitt

Director Asset Management USA
Mr. Leavitt has been a member of the ICM team since 2004 and is responsible for the asset management and leasing of assets included in ICM’s U.S. portfolio. Mr. Leavitt has over 25 years of experience in asset management, acquisition and financing of real estate in the U.S. and Asia. Mr. Leavitt has served as asset manager for a number of leading real-estate firms including Eastdil Realty Inc., The O’Connor Group, Gate Capital LLC, Lehman Brothers, Inc. and Belrad Group LLC. His experience includes the management of office buildings, retail, industrial, hotels, and has acted on behalf of bankruptcy estates, the asset management of commercial property loans and equity investments, including loans originated by CMBS issuers, and the underwriting of commercial loans and equity investments. Mr. Leavitt received a bachelor degree from University of California, Berkeley and earned his Masters of Business Administration from Darden School, The University of Virginia.

Scott Myers

Managing Director Latin America

Mr. Myers has been working in association with ICM since 2016 and is responsible for sourcing and managing ICM’s investment activities in Mexico, where he maintains an extensive network of partners in the areas of real estate development, finance, law, and taxation. Mr. Myers has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate industry as a developer and builder of residential and commercial properties in the US and Mexico. As the owner of his own development company, Mr. Myers built and sold more than 4,000 residential lots and 1,000 residential units in California and Nevada, with a total sales value in excess of $500 million. In association with ICM’s Mexican development partners, Mr. Myers has directed our initial investments in Mexico, overseeing the legal, tax, entitlement, design, and construction aspects of those investments on behalf of ICM. Mr. Myers received a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the University of California at Los Angeles and is a licensed general contractor in the State of California. Mr. Myers is fluent in English and Spanish and has been traveling to Mexico for business and pleasure since 1967.

Finance & Operations

Greg Condon

Vice-President, Finance and Operations
Mr. Condon joined ICM in 2015 and is Vice-President, Finance and Operations for all of ICM’s activities. Mr. Condon has over 20 years of experience in real estate and has overseen the financial operations of over 10 million square feet of real estate in Canada and the U.S. Prior to joining ICM, he was the Property Manager for Tonko Realty Advisors, Ltd., Controller for MDC Property Services, Ltd., and Property Controller for TGS North American Real Estate Investment Trust. Mr. Condon has a Diploma in Accounting from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology.

Peter Gallenz

Director German Operations
Mr. Gallenz joined ICM since 2004. He brings over 15 years of diverse real estate and architectural experience to the ICM Team. Mr. Gallenz is responsible for overseeing the ICM’s German owned real estate portfolios, which include over 15 office, logistic and residential properties in excess of 1.2 million square feet in the United States and Canada. Mr. Gallenz is a licensed German Architect and previously worked for the leading German architecture firm HPP Hentrich Petschnigg & Partner. The primary emphasis of his architectural work has been devoted to commercial office and administration buildings. Mr. Gallenz holds a Bachelor Degree in History from Dartmouth College, and a Graduate Degree in Architecture (Diplom-Ingenieur) from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He speaks fluent German and English.

Sales & Business Development

Geoff LaFleur

Director, Business Development – Western Canada
Mr. LaFleur joined ICM in 2014 and is responsible for developing and building relationships with the financial advisor community in Western Canada. He has over 15 years of experience raising capital for private equity and hedge funds in Canada. Mr. LaFleur has previously worked with firms to capitalize technology, alternative energy and commercial real estate projects. Geoff received a Bachelors degree from the University of Alberta.

Steve Skotidas

Director, Business Development – Eastern Canada
Mr. Skotidas joined ICM in 2018 and is responsible for developing and building relationships in the financial advisor community in Eastern Canada. He has over 18 years of experience working in the Canadian Financial Services Industry. Steve received an Honors Bachelors degree, Specialist in Political Science and Economics, from the University of Toronto.

Property Management & Leasing

Kerrie Nault

Vice-President Property Management
Ms. Nault joined ICM in 2004 and oversees the management, leasing and administration of nearly 800,000 square feet of commercial income property in Canada, and 6,100 acres of Canadian farmland. Ms. Nault has over 25 years of experience in commercial property administration and management, which included the management of the real estate portfolios associated with the investment bank B.Metzler see. Sohn & Co. KGaA in Frankfurt, Germany. Ms. Nault received her Real Property Administrator designation in 1997 through the Building Owners and Managers Institute. In 2001, she received her Real Estate Agent’s license and in 2006 became licensed as a Broker in compliance with the Real Estate Agent’s Licensing Act of Alberta.