FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited.
1st Floor, Bourbon House, Bourbon Street, Castries, Saint Lucia Phone: 876-925-ROCK (7625) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina J. Garel Robinson AVP Operations FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Christina J. Garel Robinson is the Group Assistant Vice President – Operations for the FirstRock Group. She brings a wealth of knowledge in Financial Operations, with a focus on Business Process Streamlining. Prior to this, she held the position of Business Credit Analyst for 5 years at American Express, a Fortune 500 Company in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mrs. Garel Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the accredited University of Charleston in Charleston, West Virginia. She also studied at Florida International University where she completed the Executive Management Leadership Program and has been trained in Corporate Governance, Anti-Money Laundering, Counter Financing of Terrorism & Proliferation. In December 2021, Mrs. Garel Robinson was commissioned to be a Notary Public for the State of Florida and is also slated to be commissioned as a Justice of the Peace for St. Andrew, Jamaica.
Jordan Chin Group Legal & Compliance Officer FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Tel: 876.774.1733
Mr. Jordan Chin is the Vice President of Legal & Compliance of the First Rock Group. He is an Attorney-At-Law admitted to practice in Jamaica and a licensed Real Estate agent. He has practised extensively in Real Estate and Commercial law having worked with distinguished law firms in the country. Prior to joining FirstRock, he was an attorney at DunnCox Law firm. He is responsible for FirstRock’s Legal and Compliance framework: he applies his expertise gained to provide valuable advice and insight.
Mr. Chin holds a Bachelor of Laws degree with honours and an Associate Degree in Computer Science. He is a member of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, the Jamaican Bar Association, a director in numerous private companies and sits on various strata committees.
Shaun Myers Group Assistant Vice President – Finance & Analysis FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Email: email@example.com Tel: 876.425.2270
Mr. Shaun Myers is the Group Vice President – Finance & Planning of the First Rock Group. Prior to this, he served as the Regional Financial Analyst at Unicomer Group, one of the largest retail firms in the Caribbean, as well as Senior Accountant at Proven Management Limited.
Mr. Myers brings ten years of experience in the financial and retail sectors. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance with honours from the University of the West Indies and the ACCA professional certification. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica and is currently the Treasurer of the Liguanea Community Development Committee.
Edwin Wint Director FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Mr. Edwin Wint is the Chairman & CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Jamaica. His background as a real estate executive has equipped him with broad experience in all aspects of valuation, facilities/property management and estate management. He also possesses experience in real estate investment consulting and real estate sales. Mr. Wint held the title, Director of Real Estate Board and Commission for Strata Corporations up until May 2018. He has also served as the President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica.
Mr. Wint obtained a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management, Construction & Real Estate from the University of Reading in the UK. He is a certified International Property Specialist, Real Estate and has a Diploma in Land Economy & Valuation Surveying from the University of Technology as well as a Bachelor of Arts from the University of the West Indies.
Marjorie Seeberan Director FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Mrs. Marjorie Seeberan is a retired career banker with many years of experience in the banking and finance sector. Her most recent post was General Manager for Corporate Banking at the National Commercial Bank (Jamaica) Limited. Mrs. Seeberan served as the Senior Vice President of JP Morgan Chase up to November 1995 as well as the Executive Director for The University of the West Indies between May 1997 and November 2002. She studied at New York University where she pursued her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance.
Denroy Pusey AVP Real Estate Business FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Denroy Pusey is the Assistant Vice-President – Real Estate Business of the First Rock Group. Mr. Pusey has worked for over 8 years in the Real Estate, Pension and Investment sectors and has therefore become adept in the areas of construction development and investments. Immediately prior to joining FirstRock, he held a managerial role at Sagicor Group Jamaica. He is responsible for FirstRock’s real estate portfolios within various jurisdictions from management, developing, and investing.
Mr. Pusey holds a Master of Science degree with honours in Construction from Heriot Watt University, Scotland; and a Bachelor of Science Degree with honours from The University of Technology, Jamaica. He also completed the Executive Education in Real Estate Management at Harvard University and holds several professional certifications in project management and finance.
Natalie Augustin Director FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited
Ms. Natalie Augustin is a senior Attorney, who was called to the Bar in 1996 and commenced her practice in Saint Lucia in 1997. In her 25 years of practice, Natalie has developed her skills in the areas of international financial services, structuring and registration of condominiums and private developments, mergers and acquisitions, company formations, conveyancing, trusts, wills and administrations. Ms. Augustin is a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP) and a Committee member of the Bar Association of St. Lucia. She is also the Company Secretary for FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited.
Alton Morgan Deputy Chairman FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited
Mr. Alton E. Morgan is an Attorney-At-Law with over 35 years’ experience. He is the Managing Partner for Alton E. Morgan & Company. The practice of the firm includes Real Estate law, Arbitration as well as other areas related to Property law.
Mr. Morgan is regarded as one of Jamaica’s leading real estate attorneys and is a constant resource as it regards conveyancing and property development. He has acted on some of Jamaica’s largest real estate transactions and serves on numerous private sector boards.
Mr. York Page Seaton Director FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited
Mr. York Page Seaton is a qualified engineer, chairman and CEO for Y.P Seaton & Associates Company Limited. He founded this entity in 1969 and is regarded as one of the leading companies in construction development and engineering in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
Mr. Seaton has been conferred with the Order of Distinction (O.D.) by the Government of Jamaica and is a Justice of the Peace.
Douglas Halsall Director FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited
Mr. Douglas Halsall, O.D. has spent the last 40 years leading the development of information technology in Jamaica and has consequently been associated with many firsts such as implementing the first ATM in Jamaica and the computerization of many companies within the Health, Insurance and Tourism sectors, among others.
Mr. Halsall founded Advanced Integrated Systems Limited (AIS) in 1987 and currently serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his executive career, Mr. Halsall has amassed a great deal of experience in leading many cutting-edge technology companies across several industries. Mr. Halsall has a solid reputation for his visionary leadership in technology and his unique style of management. In 2005, the Government of Jamaica, supported by the Opposition, recognized his contribution to technology by conferring on him an Order of Distinction, one of Jamaica’s highest national awards.
Norman Reid Chairman FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited
Mr. Norman Reid is the Chairman of First Rock Real Estate Investments. He is a career Banker and has served the Financial Services Sector for over 40 years with his most recent post being Senior Assistant General Manager for Retail Banking at NCB. His expertise includes Risk Management, Leadership, Sales Management and Governance. He serves as a Director at the EXIM Bank, Access Financial Services and Growth Tech Limited. He also chairs the Sub-Committees of these Boards.
Norman holds a BA in Banking and Finance, a Diploma in Banking (ACIB) and a Diploma in Retail Banking from the BAI (BANK Administration Institute) USA. He is also a Fellow at the Institute of Banking and Financial services in the UK. Mr. Reid was also appointed as a mentor to the Emerging Leader Initiative administered by the Bank Administration Institute.
Dr Michael Banbury Director & Co-founder , FirstRock Real Estate Investments Limited
Dr. Michael Banbury is the Director and Co-founder of FirstRock Group. He is a Medical Doctor with a specialty in Primary Care and Diabetology. Dr. Banbury is a graduate of the University of the West Indies School of Medicine where he earned his Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S) and the Wharton Business School where his focus was in Distressed Asset Investing. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (F.R.S.P.H).
Dr. Banbury serves at the Board level of various Private and Public sector entities and brings a wealth of management and business development experience. He is also a Director of Dolla Financial Services Limited and the Chairman of FirstRock Private Equity.
Christopher Yeung Managing Director FirstRock Private Equity (FRPE)
Christopher P. Yeung is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of FirstRock Private Equity Limited (FRPE). In this role, he provides executive leadership over the portfolio companies’ holdings and is responsible for the achievement of the organization’s strategic goals and objectives, as identified by the Board of Directors.
Mr. Yeung has over 12 years of experience in finance and banking, specializing in debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, financial advisory, financial analysis, treasury, and asset management. He holds a BSc in Financial Economics from Centre College, USA, and an MBA (distinction) in Banking and Finance from the University of West Indies, Jamaica. He also completed the Executive Education Program in Private Equity at Harvard Business School. He currently serves as a director for My Ocean Limited, Dolla Financial Services Limited and FirstRock Private Equity Limited.
Ryan Reid Chairman & Co-Founder FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Mr. Ryan Reid is the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of FirstRock Group. Mr. Reid has over twelve years of experience in the real estate and financial sectors, with eight at the executive level in the financial sector. Throughout his career, he performed leading roles in sales, services, accounting, investments and corporate finance teams.
Mr. Reid studied at the University of the West Indies and the University of Wales where he pursued a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance and a Master’s in Business Administration in General Management, respectively. He is the Co-founder and Chairman of Growth Tech Limited (a local technology company) and holds directorships in WAV Outsourcing Limited and Bumble Bee Digital Agency Limited, amongst others. He has also held directorships on various Government of Jamaica Boards. He is currently a member of the National Investment Policy Steering Committee and was appointed by the Government of Jamaica.
Lisandra Rickards Director FirstRock Capital Holdings Limited
Lisandra Rickards is currently the CEO at Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship – Caribbean. She helps others prosper by accessing the funding and the markets they need to scale. She acts as a conduit to that prosperity for high-potential companies and projects that have traditionally found it challenging to break through barriers to scale because of a lack of appreciation, understanding, and support for their talents in their home markets, particularly in emerging markets.
Specifically, she has created funding programmes in multiple categories – including equity investing, crowdfunding, lending, and grants – and have worked both on the funding side, and as an advocate for those seeking funding. As a result, she has earned the trust of the constituents of the process by developing an expertise in its mechanics.
She received an MBA with Honors from Harvard Business School and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago, graduating Phi Beta Kappa and Student Marshal.
Pierre Shirley Group Executive Vice President FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 876.429.5717
Pierre Shirley is the Group Executive Vice President of FirstRock Group. Pierre has been involved in the Real Estate industry for approximately 19 years both locally and internationally with his experience covering various facets of both residential and commercial real estate to include deal structuring, real estate developments, portfolio management, property management, sales, leasing and financing to include mortgage origination, processing, underwriting, and funding.
Mr. Shirley has been conferred with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) with a specialization in Corporate Management; a Master’s of Science in International Real Estate (M.Sc.); and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (BBA) with a major in Real Estate Finance, all from Florida International University (FIU), Miami, Florida.
Kadeen Mairs Chief Executive Officer Dolla Financial Services Limited
Mr. Kadeen Mairs serves as Chief Executive Officer of Dolla Financial Services Limited. Mr. Mairs is responsible for the execution of Dolla Financial’s business strategy, operating guidelines and internal controls. Mr. Mairs has a proven track record of performance in the areas of entrepreneurship, change management, organizational restructuring, credit & risk administration, process efficiency and human resource development. He also serves as director of Dolla Financial (Guyana) Inc, a subsidiary of Dolla Financial Jamaica and Chairman of Dequity Capital Management, an associate stake shareholder of Dolla Financial Jamaica.
Mr. Mairs has over 13 years of experience in the financial sector with 6 years at the executive level; working within the Credit Unions, Commercial Banks, Investment Banks, Venture Capital Company and Founding of former Microfinance Institution M24 Investments. Among his many personal accomplishments, he is designated as a Certified Expert in Microfinance by the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany, he has received Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Montego Bay Community College with a major in Management and pursued a Masters of Business Administration with a major in Marketing from the University of the Technology Jamaica. In 2018, Kadeen was nominated for the young entrepreneur award by the Montego Bay Chamber of Commerce.
First Rock Capital Holdings Limited (FIRSTROCK) has declared an interim dividend of US$0.0008 per share payable on September 30, 2020 to ordinary shareholders on record as at September 25, 2020.
The ex-dividend date is September 24, 2020.
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Kisha Anderson FirstRock Capital Resource Limited Director
Kisha began her tenure with JMMB Ltd. in 1996 and has since worked in several areas of the company’s operations. Kisha currently serves as Country Manager of JMMB’s Jamaican-based subsidiaries: Jamaica Money Market Brokers UMMB Limited, JMMB Merchant Bank Limited, JMMB Insurance Brokers Limited, JMMB Fund Managers Limited and JMMB Securities Limited Jamaica.
Kisha has gained an in-depth understanding of the financial sector, through her extensive experience as part of the JMMB team and knowledge gained through her participation in a range of professional development courses including Project Management, Retail Banking, People Management and Securities.
She entered the field with a degree in Environmental Sciences from the UWI, Mona. In November 2015 she completed and graduated from a four (4) month Harvard Business School General Management Program, where she gained invaluable knowledge and exposure to new paradigms and techniques to support her strategic and leadership capabilities.
She currently sits as a director on the Boards of JMMB Insurance Brokers Ltd., JMMB Fund Managers Ltd., JMMB Securities Limited, JMMB Money Transfer Limited, JMMB Ltd., JMMB Investments (T&T) and JMMB Securities (T&T). She is a Justice of the Peace for Kingston.
Paul Hoo Director FirstRock Capital Resource Limited
Paul Hoo is a graduate of Campion College and has a wealth of experience in business development and operations. His early business skills were sharpened in the Food Distribution Industry, specializing in the areas of marketing and sales. His career is hallmarked by management positions with dynamic organizations such as Grace Kennedy and Company Ltd. and Facey Commodity Company Ltd. During his tenure as the Managing Director of Kingston Hatcheries Jamaica Limited, this company moved from a loss-making to a profitable position.
Currently, Paul serves as the Chairman of the Board of Petrojam, having been appointed to Jamaica’s only oil refinery in June 2018. A founding shareholder of Supreme Ventures Limited, Paul became the President & CEO in 2001. In 2004 upon the passing of the then Chairman, Peter Stewart – accepted the role of Chairman until 2017 when he resigned. In 2001, Paul was nominated by the Jamaica Observer for the Business Leader of the Year Award. He was also appointed Chairman of Jamaica’s Cocoa Industry Board in May 2008 until 2010. In 2017 he was conferred with the Order of Distinction (O.D.) from the Government of Jamaica, for outstanding contribution to the development of Sport.