About Us

Forest Gate is a boutique real estate private equity, private debt and advisory investment firm that specializes in delivering premium risk-adjusted returns through active and insightful advisory that contributes to prosperous and healthy communities for all.

Our Management Team and Advisory Board are well regarded and experienced professionals with extensive track records in sourcing, investing in, developing and managing real estate across all asset classes and geographies.



We generate and execute strategies that contribute to sustained long-term growth.



We invest in and target projects and opportunities with clearly defined and measured environmental, sustainable and corporate governance goals.



We maintain an active management role to always ensure optimal financial performance.

and Expertise

Our Management Team has deep cross-functional experience that spans real estate development, construction, finance, accounting, compliance, securities and wealth management.

Our seasoned Advisory Board holds established relationships with banks, the construction industry, governments, brokers and other key stakeholders.

Daniel Marinovic

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Partner

Daniel has over 20 years of experience leading high-profile and complex real estate development and investment projects in municipalities and provinces across Canada. Prior to Forest Gate Daniel Marinovic was the Chief Development Officer with Dream Unlimited (TSX: DRM) a leading Canadian developer and asset manager with $8 billion of assets under management.

In this senior executive role he held responsibilities across all aspects of the organization including finance, development, construction, and operations. Prior to Dream Daniel was the Vice President of Finance with First Gulf, the commercial arm of Great Gulf one of Canada’s most recognized home building and development organizations. Daniel is also on the Board of Directors of Toronto Artscape Foundation and volunteers his time with a number of other industry and non-profit organizations.

Frank DelZotto

Partner and Chief Financial Officer

Frank has over 30 years of experience providing accounting and assurance services to clients in a variety of industry sectors with a focus on real estate.

Frank is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA). Frank’s community involvement includes a long tenure with the United Way of York Region where he held positions as a board member and Chair of the Board of the Directors.