AGinvest Farmland Properties Canada provides investors access to premium Canadian farmland.
AGinvest Farmland Properties Canada's mission is to safeguard the integrity of Canadian farmland for future generations. Our collaboration with farmers aims to achieve rapid scalability and boost profitability. We offer unique transition opportunities for the upcoming wave of farmland transfers and aid young farmers in rapidly expanding their operations and achieving sustainable scale.
AGinvest acknowledges that farmland is a valuable asset that can generate more value through increased efficiencies and higher production. Ontario farmland, in particular, is strategically placed to meet the growing demand for quality food worldwide. We firmly believe that superior quality farmland that can adapt to climate change has excellent potential to perform well compared to other asset classes.
Kent F. Willmore
BEd, BEnvs, CAFA, President
Kent is a highly experienced leader in the agriculture industry with over 30 years of expertise. As the President and Founder of AGinvest Farmland Properties Canada Inc., he has established a successful farmland asset management firm in Chatham, Ontario. In 2018, Kent launched the AGinvest Farmland One Fund, providing investors unique access to Ontario's fertile farmland. Under his leadership, AGinvest has established three more successful funds that have delivered exceptional results for investors and farm families. AGinvest is committed to creating mutually beneficial opportunities for investors and farm families while supporting food security and promoting sustainable farming practices. Kent holds a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Environmental Science from the University of Waterloo, where he was recognized as an all-Canadian academic athlete. Kent is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors (CAFA) and the Ontario Federation of Agriculture, demonstrating his commitment to advancing the industry.
MBA, CFA, CPA (II), Senior Vice President
Anthony has almost 30 years of experience in the investment industry. He spent much of his career with Merrill Lynch Canada as well as some of Canada’s largest banks. Anthony was a licensed portfolio manager and worked extensively with high-net-worth individuals. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a member of the CFA Institute. He earned an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and a CPA from the State of Illinois. Anthony sits as an Executive-in-Residence at the Schulich School of Business, where he oversees the student-run investment fund, working with students to guide and mentor them as they manage an actual investment portfolio. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House in Toronto, sits on the Audit and Finance Committee and is Chair of the RMH Investment Committee. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. Anthony is a Dealing Representative on the Belco Private Capital platform.
William J. Loucks
BSc (Agr), CPA, CA, Chairman
William received his Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the University of Guelph in 1978. William then qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1981 and joined Collins Barrow public accounting in 1989. William recently retired from his position there as the Managing Partner of the Chatham-Kent practice. William is an active investor in privately held manufacturing companies. William is also a Director of a publicly-traded Canadian company. In 2007, the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce awarded William their Business Professional of the Year award.
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