Meet Our Team

Lucian Ionescu
Vice President, Residential Operations

Lucian Ionescu is the Vice President of Residential Operations for Centurion Property Associates Inc. and oversees both the multi-residential and student housing portfolio of properties. He has over 10 years of experience in both property and asset management within the apartment industry. Lucian completed his Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Information Technology at the Lucian Blaga University in Romania.

Amal Awini
Director, Student Operations

Amal Awini is the Director of Student Operations for The MARQ/La MARQ by Centurion Property Associates Inc. and oversees student housing portfolios in London, Montreal, and Waterloo. Amal has over 20 years of experience working in the public and private student residence sectors for both on- and off-campus housing across Canada. She has extensive experience managing student residence operations encompassing housing, conferences, facilities, and residence life. Amal has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science.

Sarah Stewart
Director, Marketing and Call Centre Operations

Sarah Stewart is the Director of Marketing and Call Centre Operations for Centurion Property Associates Inc. and Centurion Asset Management Inc., overseeing all aspects of Centurion's marketing platforms including social media and call centre operations. Sarah brings over ten years of strategic marketing experience in the residential property management industry.

Laura Salvatore
Manager, Human Capital

Laura Salvatore joined Centurion as an intern after graduating from Ryerson University. She is presently the Human Capital Manager for Centurion Property Associates Inc. and Centurion Asset Management Inc., overseeing all aspects of Centurion's human resources. Laura also acts as Secretary to the Board of Trustees for Centurion Apartment REIT, Centurion Real Estate Opportunities Trust, and Centurion Financial Trust. She is a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP).

Luigi Mazzariello
Montreal, General Manager

Luigi Mazzariello is a Housing Manager for The MARQ and oversees its Student housing operations in Montreal at La MARQ au 515. He came to La MARQ with over 15 years of hotel guest service experience in the Montreal market and has a passion for exceptional service. Luigi received a Diploma in Tourism Management from the John F. Kennedy Business School.

Tammy Bonilla
London, General Manager

Tammy has been with The MARQ London since December 2015.  She comes with over 10 years' experience in the Not-for-Profit Sector. This has provided her with the skills necessary to build positive relationships with stakeholders and to facilitate community development in the properties that she has managed.  She prides herself on providing superior customer service with the support of her team and offering a true university experience in all the communities she oversees.

Paul Reifenstein
Waterloo, General Manager

Paul oversees The MARQ student housing operations in Waterloo, consisting of over 980 beds. He has over 8 years' experience in managing both on-campus and off-campus student housing. Paul studied History and Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Bronwyn Blakley
Waterloo, Senior Assistant General Manager

Bronwyn Blakley is the Senior Assistant General Manager for The MARQ's 167, 168, and 173 King St properties. Bronwyn has over 3 years of experience working in student residence and building operations, as well as over 10 years of relevant experience in customer service. She is passionate about providing valuable customer experiences while aiding in the process to make sure that day-to-day building operations are kept running smoothly and efficiently.

Jen McNeely
London, Assistant General Manager

Jennifer is an Assistant General Manager for the London Properties. She has over 10 years' experience in the Student Housing industry, both on and off Campus. Jennifer studied Business at St Clair College in Windsor. 

Melanie Charlebois
Montreal, Assistant General Manager

Melanie Charlebois is La MARQ's Assistant General Manager. She has over five years of experience in customer service and operations. Melanie received a Diploma in Tourism at LaSalle College Montreal.

Mitchell Keene
London, Assistant General Manager

Mitchell is an Assistant General Manager for the London properties.  He comes to The MARQ with four years of Residence experience within the University space.  Mitchell's specialization is mediation and community development.

Ashley Belyea
Waterloo, Leasing Agent

Ashley Belyea is the Leasing Agent for The MARQ at 167, 168, and 173 King Street. She has over 3 years' experience in apartment buildings from Office Management to Leasing. Her heart lies with finding people an exciting new place to call home.

Eric Pattara
London, Leasing Agent

Eric is the Leasing Agent/Resident Life Coordinator for the London properties. He is a Western grad with a degree in Environmental Sciences and Psychology. He has four years' experience with On-Campus housing and Resident Life involvement.

Marlee Itovitch
Montreal, Leasing Agent

Marlee Itovitch is La MARQ's Front Desk Agent overseeing customer service relations. She joins the team with over five years of customer service experience along with her bubbly disposition and passion for customer care and exceptional service. Marlee received a Diploma of Collegial Studies in Hotel Management and Techniques from LaSalle College Montreal.