• Sergio Manchia
    Principal
  • Spencer McKay
    BA
    Project Manager
  • Patrick Hurley
    Honours B.B.A., A.M.C.T.(A)
    Director of Operations
  • Sacha Aide
    CPA, CA
    Controller
  • June Ma
    CPA, CGA
    Controller
  • Ava Barnett
    BA (Hons)
    Project Coordinator
  • Lindsay Nooren
    MES PL, BA (Hons)
    Project Coordinator
  • Allison Binns
    BA
    Accounts Receivable Clerk & Office Administrator
  • Sergio Manchia

    Principal

    Since inception, Mr. Manchia has developed north of 3,000 residential units and over half a million industrial square feet within 30 years through solo projects as well as partnerships. In addition, Mr. Manchia has decades of interdisciplinary experience and knowledge, to ensure the most prestigious developments in the Greater Toronto Area including projects in Hamilton, Halton, Brant County and the Niagara region. Mr. Manchia is also the principal at UrbanSolutions Planning & Land Development Consultants Inc. and Whitehouse Urban Design Inc. which allows him to combine his interdisciplinary experience. He is closely linked with senior planners and engineers in coordinating all aspects of the development process and the efforts of other professionals, which include surveyors, engineers, and landscape architects. He has a solid background managing large development portfolios and is a very active member within the Hamilton community taking part in numerous volunteer projects and associations. He has professional relationships with City of Hamilton staff coordinating all aspects of the development process and the efforts of other professionals, which include surveyors, engineers, and landscape architects.

    905-540-4280
    sergio@urbancore.info

  • Spencer McKay, BA

    Project Manager

    As a Project Manager at UrbanCore, Mr. McKay is responsible for managing key projects including the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. In addition, he plays an important role with creating and revising concepts and development plans and overseeing the advancement of projects from inception through to completion. Mr. McKay graduated with honors from the Urban & Regional Planning, GIS Technician program at Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology. During his time at Mohawk, Mr. Mckay was honoured to receive the Nova Core Computer Graphics Award as well as the Harold P. Langer Urban Design Award. He has since returned to his alma mater to instruct Advanced AutoCAD courses in the same program. Mr. McKay also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from McMaster University. As a Hamilton native, Mr. McKay is thrilled to be working in his hometown here at UrbanCore. When away from the office, he enjoys hitting the slopes and teeing it up at local golf courses.

    905-540-4280

    spencer@urbancore.info

     

  • Patrick Hurley, Honours B.B.A., A.M.C.T.(A)

    Director of Operations

    Mr. Hurley recently joined UrbanCore as the Director of Operations. He has over 40 years of significant corporate experience in Operations, Management and Finance, gained through working for a wide range of organizations. Through his strong background and his belief in continuous improvement, Mr. Hurley will help to continue to build the UrbanCore base. Mr. Hurley’s academic background includes an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Certified Management Accountant designation, an Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Associate designation, and, most recently a Certificate of Completion from the DeGroote School of Business Executive Management Program. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and golfing at Hamilton Golf and Country Club.

    905-540-4280
    patrick@urbancore.info

     

  • Sacha Aide, CPA, CA

    Controller

    Ms. Aide is the Controller and Office Manager at UrbanCore. She has significant experience in land development, project management and financing, including overseeing client files. Ms. Aide qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2000 after graduating from Brock University with an Honours Bachelor or Accounting degree and provides a wide range of accounting and management services with over 15 years of professional experience.

    905-540-4280
    sacha@urbancore.info

  • June Ma, CPA, CGA

    Controller

    Ms. Ma recently joined UrbanCore as the Controller. She obtained her CPA designation in 2010 and has over 15 years of professional experience in financial accounting, real estate property management, and construction management. She has extensive experience in analysing financial reports, preparing, and maintaining construction budgeting, managing cash flow. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Application from Sichuan University, and Honors Diploma in Business Administration Accounting from Centennial College. In her spare time, Ms. Ma enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, hiking, and trying out new recipes.

    905-540-4280

    june@urbancore.info

     

  • Ava Barnett, BA (Hons)

    Project Coordinator

    As a Project Coordinator at UrbanCore, Ms. Barnett is responsible for managing key projects from inception through to completion. With an academic background in both planning and development she plays an important role in overseeing the advancement of projects as well as creating and revising concepts and development plans. Ms. Barnett graduated from Western University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Urban Development, and with Honors from the Urban & Regional Planning, GIS Technician program at Mohawk College of Applied Arts & Technology. Ms. Barnett was honored to receive the Realtor’s Association of Hamilton Burlington Outstanding Student Scholarship Award. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, travelling to far-off destinations, cottaging, and hiking with her dog.

    905-540-4280

  • Lindsay Nooren, MES PL, BA (Hons)

    Project Coordinator

    Ms. Nooren is a project coordinator with an academic background in sociology, environmental studies, and urban planning. During her Master’s at the University of Waterloo, she grew her love for urban development and the synergies that exist between the built environment and community well-being. As an urban planner by trade, she is conscious of the profound influence the industry has on the spaces and people around her. Because of this, she has come to have a strong appreciation for the maximization of space and sees a lot of potential in the City of Hamilton and surrounding areas in the coming years to advance and develop in sustainable, strong, and forward thinking ways. At urbancore, Lindsay help to advance projects by conducting due diligence investigations, navigating through various applications, disseminating feedback from municipal and external agencies, preparing complex reports and submissions, and communicating with a wide range of consultants and staff to produce the best outcome for a site and its surrounding community.

    905-540-4280

    lindsay@urbancore.info

  • Allison Binns, BA

    Accounts Receivable Clerk & Office Administrator

    Ms. Binns is the Accounts Receivable Clerk & Office Administrator for UrbanCore. She is responsible for all aspects of Accounts Receivable as well as providing support to the Financial Controller. Ms. Binns’s background features a considerable depth of corporate financial expertise with more than fifteen years of experience specializing in Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Accounting Administration and Project Management. Allison’s education consists of a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from Brock University and a Diploma in Advertising from Sheridan College. In her leisure time, Allison enjoys world travel, interior design, discovering new musical groups and training cats to play fetch. Yes, anything is possible.

    905-540-4280
    allison@urbancore.info